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    June 19, 2014

    Ten Worst Celebrity Rappers

    It's usually weird when actors spit rhymes, but it's even weirder when you find out the sparkly vampire hunk from Twilight wants to be a rapper named "Big Tub." That's the truth Robert Pattinson revealed on the couch with Seth Meyers on Late Night. The poor kid was self-conscious about his weight ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Where's LeBron Playing Next Year? Not For These Five Teams

    Here we go again. Welcome to Lebronapalooza 2014! LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh all have until June 29th to decide whether or not they will trigger the opt-in years in their contracts, and give this Big Three thing another go at it, and Heat Nation anxiously awaits their decisions. The s ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    Red the Steakhouse Introduces Tapas-Style Menu for NBA Playoffs

    At Red the Steakhouse, animal flesh reigns, and it's not limited to beef. There's lobster, duck (liver), pig, and a surplus of charcuterie. In honor of the NBA playoffs, which began last night with a Heat win, and the overall small-plates culture Miami has grown to love, executive chef Peter Vauth ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    Kobe Bryant Blasts Miami Heat's Tribute to Trayvon Martin

    Kobe Bryant is the subject of a sobering New Yorker profile that follows the basketball icon as he enters the waning days of his playing career. Bryant takes aim at the Miami Heat during an interview. Not for anything basketball related, but rather, oddly, for the team's public tribute to slain Miam ... More >>

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    March 14, 2014

    Chris Bosh Owns Two of the Top Three Most Expensive Homes in the NBA

    Chris Bosh may not be the league's most valuable player, but he does own the NBA's most valuable real estate portfolio. Not only is Bosh's North Bay Road home on Miami Beach the most expensive home owned by a current player, but he also owns a home in California that is the third most expensive. L ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Kobe Bryant Took a Business Class at the University of Miami Yesterday

    Kobe Bryant could be seen court side last night at the University of Miami vs. Duke basketball game (along with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade), but he wasn't just on campus for sports. Bryant had apparently dropped into a class at Boston College last week while the Lakers were playing the Celtics and ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    December 30, 2013

    Are Beyoncé, Tom Cruise and Kobe Bryant Buying Into Beckham's MLS Team?

    The official deadline for David Beckham to exercise his option to own a Major League Soccer team is tomorrow, and yet there's still been no official announcement. Until then we're just relying on rumors, leaks, unofficial chatter and tabloid reports. At least Britain's the Daily Star is carrying a ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    LeBron James and the Six Best NBA Rappers

    Rappers live the life. But deep down, they want to prove they can ball out on the court. In turn, almost every NBA player fancies himself an MC. And though few have had any semblance of crossover success, some of them aren't half bad. From our own King James to Metta World Peace, here are Crossfa ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Barack Obama's Miami Menu: Pepitas, Key West Shrimp, and Tenderloin

    This past weekend, President Barack Obama came to Miami to attend several fundraisers and mingle with South Florida's movers and shakers. The President was in for a brief 24-hour period, flying in to Miami International Airport at 3:45 p.m. on Friday -- just in time to play hell with weekend commu ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    LeBron James on Staying With the Heat Past 2014: "That's Ideal. But..."

    LeBron James' Miami Heat contract gives him the option to become a free agent as soon as this summer. The King tells ESPN that while it would be "ideal" to stay with the Miami Heat, he really has "no idea" how exactly the future will play out. Don't freak out too much though. We can't blame the gu ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    LeBron James is Fourth Highest Paid Athlete in the World, According to Forbes

    LeBron James may have left salary money on the table when he decided to sign with the Miami Heat, but his back account ain't aching too much. According to the latest Forbes calculations of the world's most well-paid athletes, James came in fourth.

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    April 15, 2013

    Pac Div on Kendrick Lamar, Mac Miller: "Why Don't We Just Have Them on Our Shit?"

    It's been a couple of years since Los Angeles has seen Phil Jackson's triangle offense dominate not only the West Coast, but the country. In that same period of time, California hip-hop trio Pac Div has delivered two albums, The Div, and most recently, GMB. An acronym for the Pac Div dudes' real n ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    LeBron James Points Out That According to Michael Jordan's Logic, MJ Is Not The Best Basketball Player Ever

    It all started with Michael Jordan claiming yesterday that Kobe Bryant was a better player than LeBron James simply because he had more rings.James at first shook it off, but clearly he's been thinking it over enough to realize that by Michael Jordan's own logic, Michael Jordan would only be tied as ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    January 18, 2013

    Heat Top Lakers 99-90 As LeBron, Wade Score 66 Combined

    We cool now, Heat fans? LeBron and Wade came into the Staples Center last night, dropped their shorts and proceeded to Danza-slap every Lakers player, coach and fan in attendance with a 99-90 victory that was ALL D-Wade and Cobradick.The Heat were the real stars in attendance despite the presence of ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    LeBron James Tops NBA's Best Selling Jersey List Once Again

    Is LeBron James' image rehabilitation complete? After claiming the MVP award and his first ring last season, the King is back atop the NBA's list of best-selling jerseys. The list is released twice a year, and James hasn't been on top since April 2011. In fact, he had dropped to fifth in the list re ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    The Lakers Would Like LeBron James to Play For Them in 2014, According to ESPN Fan Fiction Report

    LeBron James is only guaranteed to be a member of the Miami Heat for the next two seasons -- after that, he's got two year of player option left on his contract. So, of course today brought us a dramatic ESPN report that the Los Angeles Lakers are getting ready to lure James to Tinseltown in 2014 to ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012

    ESPN: Miami Heat Have Both NBA's Best and Worst Player

    I guess it's only fair that since the Miami Heat have the undisputed best basketball player in the world that they should also have the worst player in the entire league.To no one's surprise, ESPN's experts today put LeBron James atop their #NBARank listicle, which is kind of hilarious because ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    LA Lakers Take Back Crown of NBA's Most Hated Team with Dwight Howard Trade

    Here's the good news, Heat fans: The LA Lakers are now probably once again the most hated team in the NBA, as it should be. Here's the bad news, Heat fans: The Lakers now have a super team with the addition of Dwight Howard that could rival the Heat. 

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    July 19, 2012
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    March 5, 2012

    Heat Fall to the Lakers as Masked Kobe Drops 33

    ​Kobe Bryant and his broken face scored 33 points, as he and the Lakers took down the Miami Heat 93-83 yesterday, handing Miami their second consecutive loss.It was the first meeting between L.A. and Miami since Dwyane Wade inadvertently broke Kobe's nose during a hard foul in the All Star game la ... More >>

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    February 8, 2012

    LeBron James Now Only America's Sixth Most Hated Athlete!

    ​Good news for LeBron James! He's now only the sixth most hated professional athlete in America! That's down from second place on's list last year. Hell, as we've previously noted, he's no longer the most hated player in the NBA. That title now belongs to that guy who had exclusive acce ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    LeBron James Ain't Care: Battling the Flu, LBJ Dominates Lakers

    ​LeBron James told the flu to go fuck itself, and then promptly became a righteous wrecker of ass, as he led the Miami Heat to their 98-87 beatdown of the L.A. Lakers last night. James, who dropped 31 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists, killed a baseball team owner, and made Kobe Bryant his own ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    NBA GM Survey: Heat Will Win Championship, LeBron Has Good Shot at MVP

    ​It's tough to find a group of people who know the NBA more than the league's own group of general managers. For the tenth year in a row, surveyed all 30 GMs to get their take on the state of the league, and 74.1 percent think the Miami Heat will win the NBA Championship. They also think L ... More >>

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    November 15, 2011

    NBA Lockout! A Brief History of Players Moonlighting as Rappers, Rockers, and Queens

    Shaq in drag!​Basketball fans are pissed. NBA Commissioner David Stern calls the lockout a "big charade," admitting that the 2011-2012 is in jeopardy because "the union is ratcheting up." Alex "Rube" Rubin, the YouTube rapper whose "NBA Lockout Anthem" has become a collective battle cry for seaso ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Shaq Criticizes LeBron in Latest Autobiography Excerpt

    ​A second round of excerpts from Shaquille O'Neal upcoming Autobiography have hit the web. In the first round, Shaq detailed his near-fight with Pat Riley, but in the latest the first Miami Heat messiah criticizes our current one, LeBron James.

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    August 3, 2011

    Kobe Bryant Sticks Up for LeBron: "Back off Him and Let Him Play"

    ​Last week, the Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Love, perhaps eager to have anyone paying attention to him, said that pretty much every player in the NBA was celebrating the Miami Heat's NBA Finals loss and LeBron's collapse. Well, turns out that LeBron still has some defenders in the league outside ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    LeBron James is the 10th Most Powerful Celebrity in the World According to Forbes

    ​Forbes has tallied up the world's most powerful celebrities, and the Miami Heat's own LeBron James comes in at number three. Though he's not that most powerful athlete (Tiger Woods somehow still takes that one), he is the most powerful celebrity athlete from a team sport. Besides Woods, only A-li ... More >>

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    May 8, 2011

    "That's Retarded": LeBron's Latest Flub

    ​The word "retard": America just doesn't know what to do with it. True, we should probably retire it for good from our vocabulary, but lets be honest: Many of us normal, untelevised folk still use it pretty regularly. And the Black Eyed Peas had a hit song with "retarded" in the title, for chr ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Heat Beat L.A., Snap Five-Game Losing Streak

    ​The Miami Heat beat the Los Angles Lakers Thursday night 94-88, snapping a season-high five-game losing streak.Everybody can unclench their assholes now.After what has been a nightmare week for Heat fans, and an absolute delight for Heat Haters everywhere, Miami not only beat the defending champs ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    LeBron James Goes Off, Scores Rare Triple-Double In All-Star Game Loss

    ​It would seem, at first glance, that the people who decide who should be the All Star MVP were being sarcastic when they awarded it to Kobe Bryant instead of LeBron James last night. Mainly because James recorded himself a triple-double with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists -- joining Michae ... More >>

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    February 3, 2011

    Eddie House's "Big Balls" Dance: The Origins

    ​It's pretty fun watching South Florida's daily newspapers try to describe the "crotch-related gesture" that got Miami Heat guard Eddie House fined this week. Or, more specifically, not try-- because the Herald can't get away with saying "testicles" unless it's a cancer-related story, and eve ... More >>

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    December 25, 2010

    Heat Dominate Lakers in Christmas Day Showdown

    ​It was hailed as the most highly anticipated NBA game in the history of everything ever! The NBA game of NBA games! The game that was going to blow your ass off with its sheer apocalyptic awesome! And, in the end, the Miami Heat took down the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers 96-80 in the ... More >>

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    December 22, 2010

    LeBron and Kobe to Debut Kind of Festive, Kind of Ugly New Shoes on Christmas Day

    ​There's some hubbub over whether the NBA should schedule so many games on Christmas day. The Miami Heat's match-up versus the Los Angeles Lakers will undoubtedly be the most talked about sporting even of the holiday, but LeBron James himself says he'd rather be spending Christmas at home (in his ... More >>

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    November 2, 2010

    Everyone "Hates" LeBron, But His Sneakers Are Selling Like Hot Cakes

    ​LeBron James' decision to "take his talents to South Beach" seemed to be a marketing disaster, in the short run at least. For a while it seemed to be impossible to find a LeBron fan outside of South Florida. Surprisingly, though, his latest namesake sneaker, Nike's LeBron 8, is selling just fine ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    August 12, 2010

    Miami Heat's Carlos Arroyo Releases Reggaeton Single

    ​NBA players attempting to make a second career out of music aren't exactly anything new. It's been tried before--repeatedly--and often to catastrophic results. Consider San Antonio Spurs' 2009 second round draft pick DeJuan Blair's appearance on the P.O.P. (Chicken and Young Meez) track, "2 Hard ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    The LeBron Burger Phenomenon at Oneburger

    Photo by John ZurOne Burger's "The Bron" Burger. ​LeBron James might not be able to singlehandedly win an NBA championship, but the sentiment around Miami is that he'll save the local economy.Oneburger's "The Bron" burger is a tasty place to begin this crusade, although it's still unknown whether ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Steve Carell and Paul Rudd Spoof LeBron James's Decision

    ​LeBron James's ESPN special, The Decision, might have resulted in one of the biggest moments in Miami sports history. But let's not kid ourselves -- the whole thing was ridiculous. I mean, Jim Gray's questions such as "One hand or two?" and "Are you still a nail-biter?" were some of the most ridi ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010
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    February 9, 2010

    Concert Review: Furthur at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, February 5

    via​Furthur Bayfront Park Amphitheater, MiamiFriday, February 5, 2010Better Than: [Insert clever Grateful Dead song title] cover bandThe Review:With weather on my mind and 50 miles of Super Bowl-enhanced traffic in front of me, I departed home this past Friday with anticipation of what ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010
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    December 22, 2008

    News Roundup

    Someone pinch me. Is this really happening? The Dolphins came back from a half-time deficit to eek out a win over the Chiefs in the coldest game in franchise history. [NFL]Even better, the Jets crashed to the lousy Seahawks. The Fins will still have to beat the Jets for a playoff birth nex ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    December 12, 2008

    Sports World Horrified by New Sneaker

    After Chanel debuted its "Miami Vice" shoe, which came complete with a mini pistol in place of the heel, at this summer's Cruise collection, Miami is starting to gain a reputation for debuting controversial footwear. While Kobe Bryant is no Karl Lagerfeld, he's following in the Kaiser's footsteps by ... More >>

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    June 24, 2008
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    August 6, 2007

    Usher Marries Pregnant Girlfriend

    Say it ain't so! First, rumors keep popping up that Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are getting a divorce--which entitles the soon-to-be ex Mrs. Bryant to HALF of everything Kobe is worth. It's California and they had no pre-nup. No sympathy there... fools and their money always part. You know the ... More >>

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    June 16, 2005
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    December 2, 2004


    Street's Disciple Columbia

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