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    April 23, 2014

    Miami Heat Playoffs: 50 Twitter Accounts True Fans Must Follow

    What's better than watching the Miami Heat battle for its third consecutive NBA title? Sharing that experience with Heat fans just as passionate about the team as you, while at the same time getting the best possible up-to-the-dribble coverage all in the same place -- that's what. All you have to do ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    Bobcats Flew Back to Charlotte to Avoid Miami Temptations

    Apparently Miami's reputation as Vice City worried Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford just a little bit too much. Rather than having his team spend two free days in this tempting city of sin between playoff games, he decided to fly his young team back to Charlotte instead.

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    April 20, 2014

    Miami Heat vs. Charlotte Bobcats: Five Things To Watch

    Welcome back to the three most stressful months of your life, it's time to basketball. The NBA Playoffs have finally arrived and the Miami Heat are right where you expected them to be, firmly cemented as the odds-on favorite to repeat as World Champions. A less than dominant regular season has some ... More >>

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    April 18, 2014

    Miami Heat's Ten Most Dramatic Playoff Moments

    The NBA Playoffs begin Sunday for the Miami Heat against the Charlotte Bobcats, and lord knows it's not their first time at the dance. It will be the team's 18th appearance in their relatively young 26-year history. That of course has led to a lot of dramatic playoff moments. Here are our picks for ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Heat Playoff Schedule Is Set: Here's What's Standing Between Miami and a Three-Peat

    Mercifully, the Heat's regular season came to an end Wednesday night with a 100-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Heat loss means Miami finishes the season with a 54-28 record, 12 games worse than last season's franchise record 66-win campaign. With the second seed in the East locked up prior ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    LeBron James Topped Jersey Sales This Season; Heat Top Team

    The Miami Heat may be entering the NBA playoffs as a second seed, but they're tops in another set of standings. For the sixth time, LeBron James' jersey was the top seller in the league. The Miami Heat, meanwhile, sold more merchandise this season than any other team.

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    April 15, 2014

    Did the Heat Tank Last Night on Purpose To Get the Number Two Seed?

    We're number two! We're number two! The Miami Heat clinched the second seed in the Eastern Conference with last nights 114-93 loss to the Washington Wizards, a terrific feat for most teams, not so much a reason to celebrate for your defending back-to-back NBA champions. If resting LeBron James and ... More >>

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    April 11, 2014

    The Miami Heat Really Wants Second Place

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 addresses what's wrong with the Miami Heat before the big game against the Indiana Pacers. I love the Miami Heat, but right now Lebr ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Miami Heat Falls to Second Seed in East; Playoffs Come Early With Pacers Game Friday

    It just can't ever be easy, can it? Wednesday night, the Heat dropped a second straight game, 107-102. The loss, combined with the Indiana Pacers' win against the Milwaukee Bucks last night, means the Heat now holds the second seed in the East heading into the biggest game of the year versus Indian ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    LeBron Got Fouled So Hard on a Dunk To Win Game and Refs Ignored It

    Controversy! For the third time this season, the Brooklyn Nets beat the Miami Heat last night by a single point, thus sweeping the season series four games to none. But not without debate. With the Heat trailing by one Miami had one frantic last chance to pull out the win. Rashard Lewis found Le ... More >>

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    April 3, 2014
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    April 1, 2014

    Miami Heat Steals Home-Court Advantage Back From the Pacers

    After last week's loss to the Pacers, most people assumed the race for the first seed was over. Many predicted it would be very likely the Heat would just turtle into some sort of pre-playoff cocoon, content with the second seed in the East. Last Wednesday's loss to the Pacers dropped the Heat to tw ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    American Social: Fort Lauderdale Gastropub Opening Brickell Location

    Los Olas gastropub American Social is branching out to Miami. The pub that features craft cocktails, an extensive beer selection, and upscale pub grub is slated to open in Brickell this fall. American Social partners Paul Greenberg and Rick Mijares have just inked a deal for the second location of ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    Here Are All the Terrible Calls From Last Night's Heat-Pacers Game

    It's not often something really sucks and is really fun at the same time, but last night's Pacers-Heat showdown was both of those things. And you get a feeling it was just round one. The Pacers edged out a 84-83 win versus Miami in a heated, physical, playoff-caliber game in Indiana Wednesday nigh ... 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 27, 2014

    Divine Delicacies Makes Chris Bosh's B-Day Cakes, Gets TV Show

    When celebrities have parties, they don't call Publix for a sheet cake. A-list bashes call for cakes with gold and bling, often in the shape of their favorite cars, animals, or private islands. So who gets the call to make these elaborate desserts for Miami's elite? It's usually the mother-daughter ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    Timon Balloo Big Winner at JWU's Zest Awards

    Miami's finest chefs and most enterprising restaurateurs gathered at Johnson & Wales University last evening for the third annual Zest Awards. The awards, which were created in 2012 by the university to recognize leaders in the Miami culinary industry. The awards were presented in six categories ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014
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    March 20, 2014
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    March 17, 2014

    Jesus Shuttlesworth Saved the Heat on Sunday

    Who do you turn to when you've lost your way? Jesus. Because Jesus Shuttlesworth saves. It was Sunday after all. Ray Allen, AKA "Jesus Shuttlesworth," held a come to Jesus meeting Sunday afternoon, scoring 14 of his Miami Heat career high 25 points in the decisive fourth quarter of the Miami He ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014
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    March 5, 2014

    LeBron's Hangover: James Outscored by Beasley One Day After Record Performance

    Welp, that wasn't as fun as Monday. The Heat lost a total setup of a hangover game 106-103 to the Houston Rockets Monday night. Asking the Heat to follow LeBron's 61 point game less than 24 hours later felt a lot like the camera panning from Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons to Kacey Musgraves at ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014
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    February 27, 2014

    Caron Butler Could Be This Season's Birdman For the Heat

    It's that time of year again. The time of year where the Miami Heat pick up a player for next to nothing, insert said discounted player in the perfect role, and a few months later ask that about player what ring size he prefers. It's a Miami Heat summer tradition, like barbecue, burgers, hot dogs, a ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014
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    February 20, 2014
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    February 19, 2014

    Birdman Got a Lady's Phone Number Last Night After Raining Points on the Mavs

    LeBron James came out of the All-Star break dropping bombs on your moms, assists on your sis, and dunks on your uncs on his way to a season high 42 points in the Heat's 117-106 win over the Mavs. LeBron added nine rebounds and six assists to the 50th 40-plus game of his career. After the game he off ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    The "Lelbron": A Complete History of the Internet's Greatest LeBron James Meme

    It's hard to believe it's been four years since LeBron James chose to take his talents to South Beach, but here we are. These Big 3 Miami Heat teams have been more entertaining, than any of us could have imagined -- and not just because they've dominated on the court. From Chris Bosh's run as an ani ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    LeBron Won the NBA Dunk Contest Last Night

    Oh, so it's a dunk contest you want America? Well then, by all means, a dunk contest you shall have! LeBron followed up a day of butt hurt talking heads bashing him for not participating in their silly, outdated, doesn't count, nobody will remember in a week exhibition with a real live in-game disp ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Eats N Beats Caters To Locals During SoBeWFF; Short Order Readers Get Discount

    Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time in Miami knows what areas to avoid during certain times of the year. Unless you are in the mood to dodge obnoxious tourists and pay exorbitant amounts of money, South Beach is a no-no during the upcoming SoBe Wine and Food Festival February 20-23. ... More >>

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    February 6, 2014

    Heat Outdunks Clippers: Blake Griffin Pretends to Godhood, Fails

    Good morning! While you were asleep last night, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers played future basketball, where people can fly, only dunks count, and playing defense is frowned upon. The Dunk counter ran out of batteries in this one, because all of the dunks happened, all shapes and size ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014

    Heat-Thunder: Dwyane Wade Disappears Again, Team Loses 112-95

    If Kevin Durant was looking to send a message, message received loud and clear. Durant continued his streak of lighting the NBA on fire, scoring 33 points in a 112-95 stomping of a mistake-prone Miami Heat team Wednesday. Durant scored 30 or more for a career best 12th straight game, in leading th ... More >>

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    January 30, 2014
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    January 28, 2014

    Battioke: Heat Organization Comes Out in Full Force for South Beach Battioke 2014

    What's it like watching professional basketball players step completely out of their comfort zone? No one would know better than legendary basketball guru and Miami Heat president Pat Riley. "Tomorrow is probably going to be the funnest day of the year at practice," the 68-year-old Riley said at th ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    Bamboo Miami Beach Closed for Renovations

    "We are not open." And that's the bottom line at Bamboo Miami Beach, the sixth best hip-hop club in the 305. Over the last year, the Washington Avenue club's become a mandatory stopover for rap's most famous jetsetters, from longtime MIA residents Rick Ross and Lil Wayne to out-of-towners like Snoo ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    LeBron CGI Enhanced vs. Spurs; Next Up: Durant and Thunder

    In their first meeting since last years epic NBA Finals, the Miami Heat blew the doors off the San Antono Spurs 113-101. In contrast to last years seven-game craziness, this one had very little drama, as the Heat pushed their lead to nearly 30 -- with the starters sitting on the bench most of the fo ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Police Searching for Suspect in Burger King Armed Robbery

    Miami Police are on the lookout for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at a Miami Burger King restaurant. According to NBC 6, a gunman walked into the fast food restaurant at 3051 Coral Way this past Monday evening around 9:30 p.m., jumped the counter and headed straight for the back area. The ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    January 22, 2014

    Heat Beats Celtics: Joel Anthony Makes Tough Guys Cry

    In what is becoming a trend, the Heat once again Tuesday night played a game you would like to punt into a canal, jump in after it, drag it to the bottom, and put it under a rock like an alligator. Except they won this time, 93-86. Yeah, the Celtics are sucky, but a win is a win, right?

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    January 21, 2014

    Michelle Obama Stars in Heat's Most Epic Video Bombing Ever

    Miami Heat players' tendency to video bomb each other during post-game interviews has become the stuff of meme legend. So when the Heat visited the White House last week, none other than First Lady Michelle Obama decided to get in on the fun. Naturally, it was to help promote her Let's Move campaign ... More >>

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    January 17, 2014

    Heat's Shane Battier Talks Battioke, Obama, and Multiple Championships

    As you might have guessed, Miami Heat players are a cast of characters. So when the Heat's Shane Battier asked his teammates to get onstage for a good cause, he didn't have to do much persuading. "It's hard to sell someone on getting onstage and putting themselves out there," Battier said during a ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014

    LeBron Fails, Anthony Departs, Heat Loses Again!

    The guys who run the the Heat superstore secretly replaced the regular Miami Heat with the generic brand. They wanted to see if we noticed. Yeah, we noticed. The Washington Wizards came out of the gate wizarding harder than they have ever wizarded before, scoring 43 points in the first quarter, ... More >>

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    January 16, 2014
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    January 10, 2014

    Miami Heat: Justin Bieber of the NBA

    The Heat kicked off their annual circus road trip with a craptastic effort against the New York Knicks, losing 102-92. The Heat really wasted your time Thursday night, They laughed off terrible miscues all night, played awful defense, and overall just looked like the game was unimportant to them. Yo ... More >>

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    January 9, 2014

    Speed Rack Miami: Female Bartenders Mix it Up for Charity

    Speed Rack, the all-female bartender competition, is coming to Miami this Monday, January 13.

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    January 6, 2014

    Heat-Toronto: A Dunk Like No Other (Video)

    While you were watching the NFL playoffs all weekend, the Miami Heat players were busy getting the taste of that Warriors ass-kicking out of their mouths by gargling with the Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors on back-to-back nights. Following a 110-94 win in Orlando Saturday night, the Heat held o ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    Stephen Curry Is a Monster as Warriors Outgun Heat

    The Warriors unleashed a fury of unholy three-point terror on the Heat Thursday night, raining long balls aplenty in a 123 -114 win. Steph Curry was unconscious all night long, scoring 36 points on 8-15 from three, to go with his 12 assists. Former Florida Gator David Lee constantly killed the Heat ... More >>

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    December 31, 2013

    Ten Miami Restaurants We're Looking Forward to in 2014

    A fresh, new year is upon us. Time to make resolutions and plans. It's also a good time to anticipate new restaurants about to open in Miami. And there are a bunch of them. From food trucks continuing to go brick-and-mortar like Latin Burger & Taco, to celebrity chefs staking their claim under our s ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013

    Luke's Best Columns of 2013

    From Lil Wayne to Miley Cyrus to Spike Lee, quite a year!

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    December 26, 2013

    Heat's Haslem, Birdman and Miller are Now Underwear Models

    Well, Miami is about to have a former Armani underwear model as a professional sports team owner, so we guess it only makes sense that some of our current athletes would model some mens' underthings. It's not quite Beckham on the beach in briefs, but the Heat's Chris "Birdman" Anderson, Udonis Has ... More >>

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