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    May 23, 2012

    Heat Take 3-2 Lead As Things Get Physical

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 58 points and the Miami Heat shot a franchise-best 61 percent from the field as they blew out the Indiana Pacers 115-83 last night. The series now heads back to Indiana with Miami up 3-2.But because this is the Miami Heat and because everyone needs a reason ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    LeBron Makes History and D-Wade Bounces Back as the Heat Tie Series 2-2

    What's better than having one face-cleaving rim wrecking badass mother cow on your basketball team? TWO face-cleaving rim wrecking badass mother cows.In front of a capacity crowd of Indiana fans waving a golden shower of yellow towels, and a Pacers team that had gotten a little too cocky for its own ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    Heat Drop Game 2 to the Pacers

    Here's a stat that you can print out, crumble into a ball, and shove up your ass: No team has ever won an NBA playoff game when their third-leading scorer dropped five or fewer points. Last night, Mario Chalmers scored five points on 2-of-10 shooting, Shane Battier scored five points on 1-of-2 shoot ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Heat vs. Pacers: Five Reasons Indiana Is the Butthole of America, From a Guy Who Lived There

    The Miami Heat take on the Indiana Pacers tonight in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. It promises to be a fine basketball contest. The Heat are without the advantage of Chris Bosh. LeBron James is gonna go cobradick, and Rony Turiaf has promised to do more dancing. Nobody knows who's ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    LeBron, D-Wade Rally Heat Over Pacers After Bosh Leaves With An Injury

    A lot happened before the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers even got their Eastern Conference semifinals going. For one thing, Pacers head coach Frank Vogel put on a fancy hat and proclaimed himself captain of the SS Douchetanic, and started inexplicably bitching about how the Heat are a bunch of floppe ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Heat Take Down Bulls In Chippy Affair

    Last night's game between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls at the American Airlines Arena was as close to a playoff atmosphere as you're going to get in a game that was mostly meaningless, but also mostly amazeballs.Spurred by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, Miami took down the Bulls 83-72 in a game t ... More >>

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    April 19, 2012
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    April 13, 2012

    Heat Get Nothing From Bench, Lose to Bulls in OT

    Holy shit bananas, that was rough.The Miami Heat dropped a gut-wrenching loss to the Chicago Bulls 96-86 in overtime last night.And while the game is meaningless in terms of overall playoff importance, it still feels like Heat fans got their collective cocks slammed in a Metrobus door. WILL SOMEONE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Heat Blow LeBron's 40-Point Night, Lose to the Bucks

    The Miami Heat looked like they were on their way to demolishing the entire Milwaukee Bucks franchise into a fine powder after scoring a season-high 40 points in the opening quarter of last night's game. And then?Deercocks.For what seemed like the 30 billionth time this season, the Heat couldn't clo ... More >>

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    January 30, 2012

    LeBron James Makes Most Awesome Dunk Ever After Biking to Work

    ​We're not going to say that bicyclists are better than everyone. We're just going to tell you that LeBron James rode his bicycle to work yesterday and then made one of the most awesome slam dunks in NBA history by literally jumping over an opponent. We're going to let you make up you own mind ove ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Heat Survive Lowly Pistons With Clutchy Free Throws

    ​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 >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Chris Bosh Is A Smooth Operator: Heat Take Down Cavs

    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 >>

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    January 5, 2012

    LeBron James Ain't Care: Behind LBJ's 33, Heat Dismantles Pacers

    ​LeBron James overcame not having Dwyane Wade by his side, as well as a badly rolled ankle, and dropped 33 points in the Heat's 118-83 jack up of the Indiana Pacers last night.LBJ also added 13 assists and was two rebounds shy of recording a triple-double on the night. Chris Bosh added 22 points w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    TNT Camera Man Caught Checking Out Hot, Hot Miami Heat Fans

    ​Last night's heart pumping game between the Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls certainly had enough on court action to keep anyone satisfied, but a TNT camera man got a little bored between halves and started zooming in on some of the Heat's prettiest blonde lady fans. Somehow that ended up getting bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Don't Make Chris Bosh Angry

    ​The Miami Heat took down the tough Chicago Bulls 96-85 in an Eastern Conference Finals Game 3 that featured tough defense, gay slurs, Miami fans berating Charles Barkley, LeBron James obliterating Kyle Korver, and Chris Bosh exploding all over Chicago's face. The Heat now have a 2-1 lead in the b ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Miami Heat vs. Chicago Bulls: They're Just a Bunch of Wieners

    With the help of local boy Udonis Haslem, the Heat nailed the Bulls last night 85-75. Now we come back to Miami for re-ignition of this NBA Eastern Conference Finals sausage fest on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Since we're foodies, not sports handicappers, we decided to do a "playoff" of the food kind - pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    The Heat Still Can't Beat the Bulls, or Grab a Rebound

    ​Well that was rough. Apparently Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau screened Hoosiers for his team while Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra showed his guys Atlas Shrugged prior to their Game 1 Eastern Conference Finals showdown. Because the Heat were out muscled, and out-hustled by ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    Wadeless Heat Lose to Bucks, Probably Losing No. 2 Seed In The Process

    ​The Miami Heat must really want to not have the second seed in the Eastern Conference, because they came out and completely crapped themselves last night in a 90-85 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.With Dwyane Wade and his hobbled thigh on the bench, the Heat turned the ball over 16 times while shooti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    It's The End of the World As We Know It!: Cavs Stun Heat

    ​It's Christmas morning for the Heat Haters Dick Biters Brigade! Because the lowly 15-58 Cleveland Cavaliers took down and exacted revenge on LeBron James and the Miami Heat last night in a 102-90 win.The Heat were outplayed and out hustled on both ends of the floor. And even though they eventuall ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011
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    March 24, 2011

    Defense Helps Heat Rally Past Pistons

    ​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 >>

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    March 24, 2011
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    March 7, 2011

    Miami Heat Have Yet Another Late-Game Meltdown, Get Swept By Bulls

    ​The Miami Heat had yet another late-game collapse, losing yet another game at the buzzer and going down to yet another playoff-caliber team when they lost 87-86 to the Chicago Bulls yesterday. And while the Heat are now 0-6 against the Celtics and Bulls, and 1-9 against the NBA's top five teams, ... More >>

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    February 25, 2011

    Chris Bosh Goes 1-for-18 as Heat fall to Derrick Rose and the Bulls

    ​Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat's bench decided to turn in the absolute worst performance ever in the history of everything in a game that will undoubtedly have playoff seeding implications down the stretch.The Heat held a 9-point lead at the half against the Chicago Bulls last night, only to see i ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011
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    February 16, 2011

    Chris Rock on LeBron: "Most People from Cleveland Would Do the Exact Same Thing"

    ​Scott Raab, the Cleveland-born Esquire writer who got himself banned from American Airlines Arena, still seems to have LeBron on his mind all the time. He sat down for an interview with comedian Chris Rock for the magazine and the subject turned to a long discussion of LeBron James' infamous deci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    D-Wade Drops 41 as Heat Stave Off Pacers

    ​After turning in a few lackluster performances of late, the never-ending news cycle and knee-jerk brigade turned its attention to Dwyane Wade and his sudden and abrupt downfall as a the alpha dog on this Miami Heat team, while LeBron James took center stage as The Man With The Biggest Nuggets.&nb ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011
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    January 12, 2011

    LeBron James Tells Cleveland That "Karma is a b****" on Twitter

    ​It's been a while since the card-carrying members of the Miami Heat Hate Machine have had any real reason to hate LeBron James with all their might. Mostly, they've tried to twist his words into discourses of pure evil, or take a certain gesture or facial expression out of context all to shoehorn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Awkward: Cavaliers Change Hotel Plans to Avoid Bumping into Heat

    ​How awkward and tense have things gotten between the Miami Heat and Cleveland Cavaliers? Apparently it's so bad that the Cavaliers have changed their hotel plans in order to avoid bumping into the Heat. Both teams are on extended road trips on the West Coast. Both teams will be playing mid-week g ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Anti-LeBron Documentary Gets Funding Through Kickstarter

    ​Because LeBron hate apparently can't be contained to the internet, sports pages, radio, and ESPN, a new documentary hoping to chronicle "NBA superstar LeBron James' first season with the Miami Heat, through the eyes of the fans he left behind," has just meet its goal on Kickstarter. Yep, LeB ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010

    LeBron James' Name Censored from Jay-Z Track on Cleveland Radio Station

    ​Cleveland's hate for LeBron James has reached new levels. The city's 96.5 Kiss FM has decided to censor the player's name from Jay-Z's hit "Empire State of Mind." One of the station's DJs decided that the word "LeBron" was just as offensive as any other word banned from radio airplay, and decided ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    LeBron James Returns to Cleveland Tonight

    This might be the first you've heard of it, but apparently LeBron James used to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. And over the summer, after his seven-year contract with the Cavaliers expired, he decided to go play for the Miami Heat with his good friends Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.The city of Cleve ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010

    LeBron James Drops 38 on the Cavs in Heavily Anticipated Homecoming

    Cleveland fans booed mercilessly. They held up signs that read "Quitness" and "Liar Baby Jerk." ESPN's Bill Simmons said LeBron James and the Heat just wouldn't be ready for the heavy doses of venom they would receive from the Cavaliers fans. It was going to be an ugly, raucous atmosphere that the H ... More >>

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    November 26, 2010

    Devonta Freeman, Miami Central Running Back, Is the Player to Watch Tonight Against Northwestern

    Michael MillerCentral running back Devonta Freeman is FSU-bound, but not before another tilt at Northwestern and a state title​Devonta Freeman grew up running through the thick mud on the riverbanks in Georgia. By the time he was a teenager, he was sprinting for cash on the street corners of Littl ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Sports Illustrated Kids Cover Featuring the Heat is Pissing Off Cavaliers Fans

    ​See this cover of the latest Sports Illustrated Kids? It features an illustration LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade dressed up as musketeers complete with puffy shirts and be-feathered hats. It's for the kids, so we won't rage too hard on it, but I think we can safely call it kind of stupi ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Whiny Clevelanders Ask LeBron "What Should We Do?"

    LeBron James' latest Nike ad continues to be parodied, and this latest version featuring the pissed off citizens of Cleveland is some serious shit. The bitterness and pure unadulterated hate emanating from these people is, honestly, scary. Mixed in with footage from the original commercial is clips ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Whiny Clevelanders Ask LeBron "What Should We Do?"

    ​LeBron James' latest Nike ad continues to be parodied, and this latest version featuring the pissed off citizens of Cleveland is some serious shit. The bitterness and pure unadulterated hate emanating from these people is, honestly, quite scary. Mixed in with footage from the original commercial ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Cleveland Comedian Mike Polk Has One Final Goodbye for LeBron James

    Mike Polk, Cleveland's foremost hate bard.​As part of our project delivering Cleveland's unwanted LeBron James jerseys to Miami's homeless, we also announced an open call for "Dear LeBrons" -- missives from jilted Clevelanders bidding adieu to their high school sweetheart.

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    October 27, 2010

    Cleveland Witches Have Placed a Hex on LeBron James, Apparently

    ​A group of witches gathered in a Cleveland radio station yesterday with a voodoo doll, some pig bones, a pentagram and a fake human skull to perform a ritual to curse the Heat's LeBron James. This might explain the Heat's opening night loss to the Celtics. It might explain why the Heat played so ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Meet the Most Disturbing Anti-LeBron Site Ever Created: MrsLebronWade.com

    via MrsLebronWade.comYou really want this burned into your retinas as a larger image? Click through.​Jilted Cleveland fans have tried pretty much everything to deal with their emotions: burning jerseys in effigy, singing angry ballads in comedy clubs, even penning delusional rants in Com ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    September 29, 2010

    The Wino & Gold Jersey Drive Raises the Stakes With Free Heat-Cavs Tix

    We're serious about getting as many LeBron jerseys-- and any other items-- from Cleveland in order to clothe the Miami homeless as we can. I mean, just look at that logo. And now we're offering awesome seats to the December 15 American Airlines Arena showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    The Wino and Gold Jersey Drive, Clothing Miami's Homeless One Cleveland LeBron Jersey at a Time

    Patches, the unofficial spokesperson for the Wino and Gold Jersey Drive.​They say if you want something done right, you just gotta do it yourself. An inspired drive to deliver Cleveland's unwanted Lebron James jerseys to our local homeless has been stalled by the Miami Coalition for the Homeless ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    LeBron's Jerseys & The Ground Zero Mosque: Solutions

    A group of Ohioans have offered to send LeBron James' former Cavaliers jerseys to the homeless of Miami, a purportedly generous gesture to help clothe poor folks. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf has offered to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center in the proximity of Ground Zero, a purportedly generous ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    LeBron James and crazy quotes

    Dumb things people have said since the baller signed with the Heat.

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    August 17, 2010

    Whose GQ Cover Was Better: LeBron or Dwyane Wade's?

    ​LeBron James is the cover boy for the all-important September issue of GQ, and in the interview he has some perplexing things to say about Cleveland. Namely that growing up in near-by Akron, Ohio he kind of hated Cleveland, but that he's open to the idea of one day returning to the Cavs. It doesn ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    Five Miami Heat Reality Shows That Need to Be Made

    ​We here at Riptide like the sordid side of things. And while we're hoping that, come the end of the 2010-11 NBA season, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh are lobbing a championship trophy to each other as they ride dolphins through Biscayne Bay, we're also hoping for a bit of off-the- ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Cleveland Fans Sending Old LeBron Gear to Homeless Shelters in Miami

    ​Cleveland continues to be the whiniest city in all of American sports, but at least their latest drama queen moment over losing LeBron James has good intentions. A fan-created website and a Northern Ohio restaurant chain will be collecting fans' old LeBron t-shirts ...and sending them to homeless ... More >>

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