by Keith Allison via WikiCommons cc2.0With the NBA trade deadline less than an hour away, it seems that Phoenix Sun star Amar'e Stoudemire will not be making a mid-season move to Miami. Our brethren at the Phoenix New Times report that any Stoudemire trade is "unlikely. ... More >>
by Keith Allison via WikiCommons cc2.0The Dwyane Wade situation is pretty clear: he wants to stay in Miami, but also demands the Heat commit to making another championship run by signing another superstar. Now, just about everyone in the world, except for Cleveland fans and whoever is in cha ... More >>
Over the weekend, Florida International University men's basketball coach Isiah Thomas denied aC. StilesIsiah Thomas really likes FIU -- even if his squad keeps losing. Foxsports.com report that the Los Angeles Clippers were courting him to be the NBA team's president, general manager, and c ... More >>
The Haitian community in Miami waits patiently for word on their family on the Island. [NYTimes]Despite reports yesterday that all 12 Lynn University students in Haiti were accounted for, five are actually still missing. [CBS4]UF is also waiting to hear from two students who were in Haiti. [WSVN]The ... More >>
A family brought a charcoal grill inside to keep warm. They had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. [JustNews] A 9-year-old girl and her stepfather were found shot to death in their apartment. Police believe it could be a murder-suicide. [FoxNews] Today's 36-degree temperature ... More >>
Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. 10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>
Police have identified the woman who was shot by a high caliber rifle while driving her car in Miami Gardens, but aren't much closer to finding out how or why it happened. [CBS4]Saturday afternoon a 3 year-old girl in homestead found a family members gun and accidently fatally shot herself. [CBS4]A ... More >>
Photo by Keith Allison, via FlickrRunning off the pure optimism of Wednesday night's opening beat-down of the New York Knicks, I present to you the top five Miami Heat starting lineups for the 2010-2011 season.As most fans know, the Heat will have perhaps the best cap space situation in the leag ... More >>
via We Are The PostmanMagic Johnson and Isiah Thomas used to be such good friends they exchanged kisses on the cheek when the Lakers met the Pistons in the 1988 NBA Final, but in a new book due to be released November 4th Johnson admits that there's been bad blood between the two since the early ... More >>
Oh, this is not good. We already had our star power-or-maybe-small forward of the future in a rehab facility for a full month; Lamar Odom waffled for three weeks and then chose L.A. over us (BTW: Notice how decisive he was when it came to marrying a Kardashian. We sent the wrong negotiating team! La ... More >>
Anyone else bored with LA Lakers power forward Lamar Odom's endless irresolution? I imagine he has a condo in Malibu right out of a 70's fashion magazine--fireplace, hi-fi, shag carpet--and he's just sitting in his egg chair eating gummy bears, playing eenie-minie-miney-mo, and listening to the ... More >>
Just this morning we were wondering when Lamar Odom would make up his mind about joining the Heat or not. Well today he reportedly did, and it wasn't the outcome we were hoping for, but at least the suspence is over. ESPN.com reports an NBA source told them that Odom will stay put ... More >>
WikicommonsReports this morning say L.A. Lakers owner Jerry Buss has withdrawn his offer to NBA forward Lamar Odom after Odom's agent didn't contact Buss with an answer. The offer was for four years/$36 million or three years/$30 million. Apparently, Odom is holding out for a five-year/$50 million d ... More >>
Before the NBA Finals began, there were quite a few columns written about this Magic-Lakers series being haunted by the Ghost of Shaquille O'Neal -- you know, because the former Miami fixture played for both teams and has had such a contentious history with Kobe Bryant. Seemed like a bit of a reach ... More >>
For Deon Thomas, a new career starts in the suburbs.
via TwitPicSo far, it has to have been a strange week for Shaq. Perhaps not as weird as the first week shooting Shazam, but strange nonetheless. Scheduling has forced the man to do an impromptu tour of his former teams. On Saturday, Shaq and the Suns beat Kobe and the Lakers at home; then last night ... More >>
Rich Sanchez and his CNN show certainly have caught the twitter bug, and now another former Miami fixture is twittering his thumbnails off, too. Our New Times brethren in Phoenix report that the 7'1 superstar has his own twitter account, and apparently it's legit. Shaq is really into twitter, bu ... More >>
Lilian Garcia steps out of the ring with ¡Quiero Vivir!
NBA 2K7 towers over the competition
A UM star headed for the NBA detours to the Czech Republic
In our pure sales culture, the Latin Grammy protesters could learn a hip-hop lesson
The murder of fifteen-year-old Jarvis Hilbert hardly came as a surprise. In fact some would say it was inevitable.
On spring break with the women of Luscious Jackson
The Heat didn't hook up with Greg "Bald Eagle" Jackson so they could sit him on the bench.
Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.