Once again the Miami Heat replaced its regular brand of basketball with Equate for three quarters, except this time the rabid fourth quarter run fell short . The Pistons stormed out to a double-digit lead early, took an 11 point lead into the half, and survived the Heat's fourth quarter run to win 1 ... More >>
The second Super Cool Beas era is upon the Miami Heat ...and Michael Beasley is as Michael Beasley as ever. During a pre-season game last night against the Detroit Piston, Beasley got called for a travel and was so angry at himself he decided to up and punch himself in the head. The self-injury he s ... More >>
Just when you think the Miami Heat can't possibly take your emotions to a higher place than they have already been this season, an ordinary Wednesday night in Cleveland happens -- and the streak pushes on.Down 27 with seven minutes to play in the third quarter, the Heat decided to turn its own perso ... More >>
Dwyane Wade will sit out one game without pay after the NBA reviewed an incident in the Heat's game against the Charlotte Bobcats in which Wade apparently kicked Ramon Sessions in the nuts. Wade will serve the suspension tonight while his team takes on the Detroit Pistons.
Free Metta World Peace.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke stands up for Metta World Peace.I have a message for NBA overlord David Stern: Free Metta World Peace. The seven game suspension ... More >>
For pretty much the entirety of last night's game against the Phoenix Suns, the Miami Heat played basketball like old people fuck. Winners of their last four games, the Suns came in shooting lights-out and playing suffocating defense. Dwyane Wade was shut down by Grant Hill, while LeBron James wa ... More >>
After last night's game against the Kings, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra joked that Udonis Haslem will "eventually ...be mayor of this town." Turns out that Haslem has actually given some thought to a political future, and may someday actually run for mayor of Miami. Watch out, Tomas Regalado.&nbs ... More >>
Everybody likes to talk about how LeBron James can't get it done in the fourth quarter, that he isn't clutch, that he's a righteous ass-wrecking machine for the first three quarters of games but then inexplicably turns into a little old Chinese woman in the fourth quarter, costing his team games. ... More >>
BoshBalls!The Miami Heat seemed to have been sleepwalking through the first three quarters of last night's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. And all that dicking around might have cost them the game if not for Chris Bosh blowing up with his 17 fourth-quarter points.Miami was able to sustain s ... More >>
There are nights when the Miami Heat completely annihilate an inferior opponent and leave them buried in their wake of awesomeness by twenty or thirty points. Last night was not one of those nights.The Heat had to rally hard and overcome an eleven-point deficit in last night's 100-94 win over the ... More >>
Photo by David "Dro" RosarioMr. 305, Pitbull, had an interesting week. He had a big concert lined up in New York with Drake and Trey Songz to promote the new "So Kodak" campaign. And he also had a video shoot scheduled with T-Pain for Pit's song "Hey Baby." But all of that suddenly came crashing ... More >>
The dream of having LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the same court finally became a reality last night! For about three minutes. But still. D-Wade had to sit out most of the Heat's pre-season debut against the Detroit Pistons when he strained his right hamstring three and half minutes ... More >>
Today in obscure sports disputes: Fomer NBAer and current Guy Sometimes on the TV John Salley says former Miami Heat center Rony Seikaly cared naught for the postseason because it didn't pay well. Seikaly doesn't exactly deny that -- but he does tell Riptide Salley is composed predominantly of ... More >>
Listen, if you've been stashing singles every day since the beginning of the regular season for some big playoff bet, it wouldn't be entirely ill advised to go against your hometeam Miami Heat instincts and take the Boston Celtics to win in the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. Blasphemy? What? ... More >>
We laid out the scenario for how the Heat could move up in the playoff rankings, and everything seems to be going as planned. The team is now tied with Bucs for the fifth spot, after beating the Knicks 111-98. Nice way to rebound from Friday's home loss to the Pistons, which put a crimp in their ... More >>
One man is dead and two others injured after shooters opened fire on a Miami duplex. [CBS4]Two mens' dead bodies were found in an apartment in the Hammocks. Police suspect murder-suicide. [CBS4]SportsThe lady Canes basketball team blew out Michigan in the WNIT semifinals and are headed for ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsShortly before 7:30 p.m. last night, a sparse crowd gathered outside the entrance to the freshly renovated $5 million U.S. Century Bank Arena at Florida International University's south campus.A bald man with a goatee wearing a navy blue FIU t-shirt talking to three other Gol ... More >>
via We Are The PostmanMagic Johnson and Isiah Thomas used to be such good friends they exchanged kisses on the cheek when the Lakers met the Pistons in the 1988 NBA Final, but in a new book due to be released November 4th Johnson admits that there's been bad blood between the two since the early ... More >>
Local Ten teens in the Florida Keys filmed each other having sex, and now they're getting hit with child pornography charges. [Herald] The owners of Village of Merrick Park, a fancy shopping plaza in Coral Gables for the elegantly Botoxed, filed for the biggest real estate bankruptcy in U.S. histor ... More >>
Optimism returns to Miamis sports fanatics
Motorsports are fun for the whole family
Gearheads take on gravity
Scenes from a splintered city
Springsteen still can prove it all night
Dozens of pro hoops pioneers retired to South Florida, destined to grow old and die in obscurity. Not if Jack Shaber has anything to say about it.
Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.
The Heat's former center and cult hero resurfaces in Milwaukee, bucking for a permanent home