Michael Jordan

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    August 28, 2014

    The Five Best Sneaker Boutiques in Miami

    When it comes to the latest and greatest in menswear coming off of Paris and Milan's runways, the average Miami dude just doesn't get it, nor does he give two shits. But when it comes to the very touchy subject of their kicks, however, Miami men could school the best of them -- that means you, NYC a ... More >>

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    July 14, 2014

    Heat Fans Need to Stop Thanking LeBron and Start Giving Dwyane Wade Some Credit

    I'll never forget how regretful I was. In 1993, just six days shy of my 14th birthday, Michael Jordan abruptly announced his retirement from the NBA. I promised myself if he ever came back, I would watch every game intently and appreciate him for what he was -- a once-in-a-lifetime athlete. In 1995, ... More >>

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    June 19, 2014
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    June 5, 2014
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    May 28, 2014

    LeBron James Is Better Than Michael Jordan Ever Was

    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. This week, Luke goes after Mark Cuban. On Monday night, in game four of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James broke Michael Jordan's p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Mugshots Friday: Death Stares and Normcore

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014
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    December 6, 2013

    Space Jam 2 Starring LeBron James: A Humble Sequel Idea

    Yesterday came news that LeBron James would be starring in his very first movie. It's a basketball comedy co-starring comedian Kevin Hart, and not, to the dismay of nostalgic millenials, the sequel to the Michael Jordan and Loney Tunes '90s classic Space Jam that the world deserves. Dreams of a Spa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Christy's in Coral Gables Offers $35 Dining Special

    In 1978, Woody Allen's Annie Hall won Best Picture, a pound of bacon cost about a dollar, and Christy's restaurant opened in Coral Gables. In short, it was a very good year. 35 years later, the iconic corner restaurant is celebrating its birthday, and it wants you to join in the fun. This month ... More >>

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    November 5, 2013

    LeBron James Could Reach 500th Straight Double Digit Game Tonight

    Only four players have done it in NBA history, and tonight LeBron James will likely become the fifth. Yes, LeBron could join the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (who did it twice), Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, and Moses Malone as a player who has played 500 straight games in which they scored 10 points ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Bizzy Crook Talks Racism at the Airport, Battling Depression, and New Album, '84

    The wound of losing a first love heals at its own pace, not when you say so. And sometimes, the pain leads to depression, which may lead to worse. But it could also lead to the kind of music that makes a career. The best example, of course, has been Drake. In this case, though, we're talking about ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    May 3, 2013

    LeBron James Will Win Fourth MVP

    Was there really any doubt? ESPN reports that league sources confirm Miami Heat superstar LeBron James will officially be awarded his fourth MVP title this Sunday. It's the King's second MVP crown in a row, and his fourth in five years.

  • Blogs

    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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    January 31, 2013
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    November 28, 2012

    Michael Jordan Banned From La Gorce Country Club for Wearing Cargo Shorts

    Beware: cargo shorts are such an absolute scourge on men's fashion that not even Michael Jordan can get away with wearing cargo shorts anymore. And he's Michael Jordan!MJ just got kicked out of Miami Beach's fancy-pants (and we mean that quite literally) La Gorce Country Club for breaking their dres ... More >>

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    August 28, 2012

    LeBron James Wants to Star in Space Jam 2

    With his icon status its easy to forget that LeBron James was just a child in the '90s, and like all millennials he recognize 1996 film Space Jam as the true cinematic masterpiece that it is. So obviously King James would love nothing better than to star in Space Jam 2, which really, the world deser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Michael Jordan Predicts Heat Will Win After Watching Game Two on South Beach

    OK, it's not just A-Rod in LeBron's corner anymore. None other than Michael Jordan thinks the Heat are going to win the championship this year. The legend didn't make any sort of public pronouncement, but apparently that's what was overheard last night when he took in the game at Haven Lounge on Mia ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012
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    December 29, 2011

    Michael Jordan Gets Engaged to His Miami Model Girlfriend

    ​Michael Jordan's Charlotte Bobcats may have lost to the Miami Heat last night, but MJ has officially won something else that's hot and from Miami: the hand of Yvette Prieto. According to Charlotte news station WCNC, Jordan asked Prieto to marry him on Christmas Eve. Obviously, she said yes.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    LeBron James Has an NFL Career on His Mind

    ​Is LeBron James thinking of pulling a Michael Jordan? Well, we all know he wants to win six rings, but we're talking about another career move echoing Jordan. As in temporarily quitting basketball to pursuit a career in another sport. With the cancellation of the first two weeks of the NBA offici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    LeBron James Gets Generic New Lion Logo

    ​Nike knows LeBron James is special. He has the heart of a lion they say, but the new logo they've unveiled or the Heat star's latest apparel line is pretty generic. Dubbed the "Lion 6" logo, LeBron actually debuted the logo while wearing a prototype of an off-the-court jacket during last season, ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Scottie Pippen Says LeBron James Might Be Better Than Michael Jordan

    ​The Miami Heat left the Chicago Bulls wounded last night, and who's come along to rub in the salt? None other than Scottie Pippen. Michael Jordan's former right-hand-man was on ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning today and said that LeBron James might actually be a better basketball player than J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Dwyane Wade to Host $12,500 Fantasy Basketball Camp at Fontainebleau

    ​Want to play basketball against Dwyane Wade? Well, an average guy has a pretty good shot at getting on the roster of the Minnesota Timberwolves at this point, but if you don't want to commit to a full NBA season, you can shell out $12,500 to sign up for Dwyane Wade's fantasy basketball camp to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Dwyane Wade Unveils His First Pair of Signature Air Jordans

    ​For the past two years, Dwyane Wade has been just about the only NBA superstar not to have his own signature sneaker. He traded his own line of Converse kicks and apparel to take the historic honor of being the first basketball-player spokesman for Nike's Air Jordan brand sinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Wade, Dwyane Wade: Watch Him Fly Through the Skies of Downtown in New Jordan Ad

    ​So last night's Heat game against the Celtics was a painful thing to watch. Granted, if that was the Heat playing at its worst against one of the league's other premier squads in very hostile territory, we probably don't have anything to worry about this season. That's what we'll tell ourselves a ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Prelude to a League-Wide Reaming: LeBron Makes Season Debut With the Heat Tonight

    ​After an off-season that can be described only as batshit, the NBA regular season is finally upon us as LeBron James makes his long-awaited debut as a member of the Miami Heat. Never in the history of mankind has someone been so reviled for choosing to move from Cleveland to Miami ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

    Q&A With Foxy Shazam, Opening for Hole at the Fillmore Miami Beach Tomorrow Night

    photo by Smallz & Raskind​Hole may be the main attraction at the Fillmore Miami Beach on Friday night, but even Courtney Love's potential antics may be upstaged by openers Foxy Shazam.  A gonzo outfit hailing from the somewhat unlikely locale of Cleveland, the six-piece aims to be "the Mi ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 2, 2010

    LeBron James Changes Jersey Number, Maybe, Because 23 is Retired in Miami?

    ​Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James announced that he just sent in paperwork to have his uniform number changed from 23 to 6. The official word is that it's a tribute to Michael Jordan, though the number 23 figures quite prominently into the logo used for his Nike apparel. Why the sudd ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Video: Ugly Jordan Bandits Smash-and-Grab a Miami Foot Locker

    The fashion police are also investigatingTwo apparently related burglaries have police worried that a crime ring with really bad taste is preying on local shoe merchants. In the wee hours of December 30, five to six masked men in two cars crashed their way into the Foot Locker at 1076 Sou ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009

    Jordan and Wade Unveil New See Through Air Jordan

    via Dime MagThe 25th Anniversary Air Jordan​So, here's the brand new 25th Anniversary Air Jordan, which incorporates the latest "see Dwyane Wade's feet" technology. The window is supposed to symbolize Michael Jordan's ability to "see through" opponents. It also ensures that wearers will have to ma ... More >>

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    November 6, 2009

    News Roundup

    Manny Diaz on the "breather" citizens apparently wanted by elected Regalado: "We are now competing with the rest of the world. If we take a breather, the rest of the world will pass us by." [CBS4]A Miami native who spent 17 years in jail for stealing Rolexes got out of jail in 2007 and is headi ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009
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    September 10, 2009
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    April 8, 2009

    David Samson, Thy Name Is Samson

    We take it all back -- all the vitriol regarding the lack of a public process for the new stadium, all the accusations of backroom deals, dirty money, and no-bid contracts. Build the Marlins whatever they want. This team is amazing. 3-0? How about 162-0? How about just by watching them on TV, I was ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009
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    February 23, 2009

    Michael Jordan Buys A Humble Three Bedroom in Kendall

    After OJ Simpson had to switch his residency to a prison pen, Kendall has been missing a sports star resident to call its own. Well, trading OJ Simpson for Michael Jordan would be a major coup. As first reported by The Palm Beach Post, it seems Michael Jordan and his 30 year-old Cuban-American beau ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Jordan Bobcats

    Miami welcomes MJ’s team for a little payback.

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    November 8, 2007

    Biblical Feats

    Zounds! Celebrating architects do amazing acts

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    November 8, 2007


    The most dynamic rookie in the league needs a better nickname

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    "Happy" Mother's Day, for $2.99

    Erik Goldman runs a one-man porn operation out of his Miami Beach apartment

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2007

    Rudy Crew as Michael Jordan? We Think Not

    In explaining his reason for giving Rudolph "Rudy" Crew a $41,000 bonus, Miami-Dade School Board Member Robert Ingram compared Superintendent Rudolph Crew to Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest professional basketball player in modern history. I beg to differ. Producing 26 F schools doesn't come c ... More >>

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    July 26, 2007

    Be a Team Player

    Nobody cares if you have cooties

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    From the Cradle to the Rave

    Etiquette for the glow stick set

  • Diversions

    May 11, 2000

    Best Heat Player

    Alonzo Mourning

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    May 4, 2000

    B-Ball's Man

    Michael Jordan to the Max

  • Music

    June 1, 1994

    That Championship Season

    Music, movies, TV -- everybody's following the bouncing ball

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