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    September 30, 2014

    Rich Wilkerson Jr., Kanye's Miami-Based Hipster Pastor, Preaches Controversial Brand of Christianity

    Here was the groom: poured into a slim Givenchy tux, hair mowed short, smile big. There was the bride: in Givenchy too — a white dress that modestly sheathed her Jessica Rabbit frame like cloud cover hiding an Alp. And there between the couple, his face bright as a polished coin, was a thin fi ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    The Five Most Ridiculous Internet Signs About Where LeBron James Is Heading

    All hell has broken loose, and everyone is a suspect. Everything is a sign. Everyone knows; nobody knows. Yesterday was one of the most ridiculous days in the history of the internet, as Heat fans and Cavs fans sat around their Twitter feeds all day waiting for something, anything, to make or break ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2014

    Nets or Raptors? Ten Reasons the Heat Can't Wait to Destroy Each Team In Round Two

    Now that the Miami Heat have punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the team and its fans can begin to look ahead to the next challenge. The Heat next face the winner of the Toronto Raptors-Brooklyn Nets series, which is tied 2-2. While the Raptors are the higher seed, and on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    LeBron Scores 38, Heat Edge Hawks in OT 120-119

    The Heat sure do know how to turn a random Monday night game against the Hawks into some serious entertainment. LeBron James had 38 points, eight rebounds, and six assists in the Heat's 120-119 overtime, surprisingly eventful, Monday night win. With the victory, the Heat sweep their five-game home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Heat Whoops Pistons; Indiana Game on Tuesday

    The good news for the Detroit Pistons was the temperature at tip -- a brisk 25 degrees, meaning the big fat dish of revenge the Miami Heat served was cold. The bad news: The game was broadcast on television, and everyone saw what happens when the Heat gets another shot at an opponent that caught the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Birdman's Double Catfishing Story Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment

    Those Taiwanese animators move fast. News of the bizarre "double catfishing" involving the Miami Heat's Chris "Birdman" Andersen only broke late yesterday afternoon, and they've already gone and animated the thing. The bizarre video features Andersen portrayed as Big Bird, naturally. See also: Heat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Heat's Chris "Birdman" Andersen Victim in Bizarre Double-Catfish Internet Scheme

    In 2012, when current Miami Heat star Chris "Birdman" Andersen was playing for the Denver Nuggets, a Colorado Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children team seized property from Andersen's home, which led to rampant speculation in the media. At the time, Andersen's attorneys claimed he was t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Miami Heat Bringing Back Michael Beasley

    Michael Beasley's career with the Heat is nothing but a footnote to the dynasty the team assembled in the summer of 2010. Drafted second overall by the Heat in 2008, Beasley was quickly traded away in order to make room for LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Well, Beasley is coming back. According to th ... More >>

  • News

    July 4, 2013

    Minor League Baseball: A Journey

    Cheap beer, affordable tickets, swanky surroundings — what's not to like about minor and independent league baseball parks?

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Miami Heat Off-Season: Who Should Stay for a Three-Peat?

    People already want to know how the Miami Heat will go from "Re-Heat" to "Three-Heat," something only three teams (L.A., Boston, and Chicago) have done. How will they keep the motivation at the same level it's been during the past three seasons? How do they circumvent salary cap restrictions enough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    29 Ways for Miami to Celebrate If the Heat Clinch the Title Tonight

    If the Heat wins tonight, it will be a citywide fist punch to the fart box of all the haters around the world. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook can go back to wearing their lensless glasses in the obscurity of Oklahoma City. And Charles Barkley can quietly choke on his stupid diet meals.Miami can' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Miami Mascot Madness Tournament: Vote For Your Favorite Sports Mascot

    ​It's an exciting time in South Florida sports. Both the Heat and Panthers appear to be making strong runs at the playoffs. The UM Women's Basketball team is sure to be a threat in the official March Madness (and the men might make it too). The Dolphins are in the midst of a critical off season. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Heat Beat Knicks and Jeremy Lin, Render Linsanity Utterly Linpotent

    ​For the past month or so, we've all had Jeremy Lin spewed on our faces, whether we wanted it or not. Turn on your TV: LIN! Tune into your favorite radio station: LIN! Log on to twitter: LIN! The Republican debates: LIN! Jump in the shower: LIN! Your morning cereal toy prize: LIN!And then Lin and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Mike Miller Probably Won't Be With The Heat Next Season

    Say good bye to Mike Miller Heat fans. He'll likely be the team's biggest casualty following the new deal reached between players and owners. Miller made headlines earlier this month by putting his South Florida home on the market, and it's looking like that wasn't such hasty move.&nb ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2011
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    September 15, 2011

    Shaq's Wire-Wearing Mistress and the Extortion Claim

    Extortion, espionage, mistresses, and Delonte West's penis. Just how crazy is Shaquille O'Neal's personal life? Last February, local prosecutors met with Vanessa Lopez, a woman claiming to be O'Neal's former mistress, about an alleged extortion plot, according to a Florida Department of Law Enf ... 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

    February 13, 2011

    Shakey Situation: Krop High Shouldn't Have Escaped Disqualification

    Steve SatterwhiteBernard Wright (center, standing) flanks coach Shakey Rodriguez during their FIU days.​This news story will appear in Wednesday's issue of New Times. It includes reporting that was published last week on our news blog, and which was referenced without attribution in this weeke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Heat Fall to the Celtics, Drop to 5-4

    ​"It's reality now. The chemistry isn't at the level of these good teams." So said LeBron James following the Heat's 112-107 loss the Boston Celtics Thursday night at the American Airlines Arena. The Heat have now dropped 13 of the last 14 regular season meetings to the Celtics, have fallen t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    2010 Election Results Live Blog

    ​Will Florida gets its first female Governor? Will the country's first female Speaker of the House be forced to turn in her gavel? Will Kendrick Meek somehow shock the world by winning? Did anyone bother to get to know enough about the CFO race to bother voting? Join us tonight as we live blog the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Michael Beasley "Smoked Too Much Marijuana" While With the Heat

    ​Michael Beasley, once billed as the Heat's promising next star, is now playing for the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves, and the GM for that team offered an explanation for why Beasley never delivered on his promise with the Heat: He was smoking too much pot. But don't worry,  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Miami Heat Lands the Prized Free Agent of 1996

    ​Even after 14 long years, Pat Riley is a man who gets what he wants. Why? Because he's Pat Frickin' Riley, that's why. The Miami Heat signed free agent forward Juwan Howard yesterday to the veteran's minimum of $1.4 million. Back in 1996, and with much fanfare, Howard signed a $101 million deal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Ex-Heat Star Antoine Walker Files for Bankruptcy

    via Wiki CommonWhile his ex-fiance Evelyn Lozada is living it up on the hit show Basketball Wives, former Heat star Antoine Walker has filed for bankruptcy. The forward helped the Heat secure their 2006 NBA championship, but his professional life has faltered ever since.The bankruptcy was filed last ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010
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    June 27, 2008

    Miami Heat Draft Recap: The Ghost of Harold Miner Has Been Exorcized

    When NBA commissioner David Stern walked up to the microphone last night and said, “With the second pick in the 2008 NBA draft the Miami Heat select…” there was a collective sphincter-clenching angst that shot across Heat Nation. “Oh shit,” we all thought breathlessly, “are we going to h ... More >>

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    February 7, 2008

    Jaded Fan, Meet Dwyane Wade

    Despite a season of horrors, his greatness is still worth watching.

  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Dream Team

    For years Miami Senior High School has fielded one of the best basketball teams in the nation. But getting into the record books has meant tossing out the rule books.