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    February 23, 2010

    Dwyane Wade Watch: Could He End up in NYC With LeBron and Bosh?

    via Sports Pure​Let's be honest. The brightest star in the black hole of mediocrity that is the South Florida sports landscape is Dwyane Wade. As we all know, he enters free agency after this season. While we're about 75 percent sure he'll stay with the Heat, the media is going to have a lot of fu ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Luke's Gospel: Fire Erik Spoelstra

    Image via Miami Heat/NBAEMiami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra.​Luther Campbell, AKA Uncle Luke, has never been shy about sharing his opinion. The former frontman for Miami's wonderfully raunchy rap act, 2 Live Crew, made history in 1992 when the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed his right to be as horn ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Looks Like Amar'e Stoudemire Might Not Be Coming to Miami ...Yet, But Boozer May

    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 >>

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    February 18, 2010
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    February 18, 2010

    No Boozer or Big Trade for Miami; Wade's OK, But Will He Stay?

    It was already clear that we wouldn't be getting Amar'e, but last minute rumors that The Heat might be landing Carlos Boozer from the Utah Jazz appeared to be unfounded."That was like, huh, what?'' Jazz general manager Kevin O'Connor said this afternoon, according to the Deseret News.So that means n ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    News Roundup: Miami Murder Suspect Found Dead in Fort Pierce

    88 Haitians found trying to reach America in a 50-ft sail boat were returned by the Coast Guard. [CBS4]The body of a 21-year-old man wanted for murder in Miami was found dead in a field near Fort Pierce next to the body of his 35-year-old girlfriend. [Herald]A female student at South Dade Senior Hig ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Philadelphia 76ers

    ​There are several ways a team can kick off the second half of an NBA season following an All-Star break. One is to come out of the gates stumbling and disorganized, setting a terrible precedent for the remainder of the season. Another is to come out on fire, playing sound defense, and setting the ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Will Amar'e Stoudemire Be Dwyane Wade's New Right Hand Man?

    by Keith Allison via WikiCommons cc2.0​The 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 >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks: Kiss the Cook

    ​Did we just wake up in Bizarro World? Because usually when the Heat visits Atlanta, the Hawks tend to go all Cirque du Soleil on their asses with their slam dunk aerial assaults, sparking the home crowd into a frenzy and causing Josh Smith to hop up and down and act like a prick. But last night, ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Miami Heat Bans Gambling on Team Flights

    ​In the aftermath of Gilbert Arenas of the Washington Wizards unloading a handgun in the team's locker room over a gambling debt, the Miami Heat have become the second team in the NBA to officially ban card games and gambling on team flights.So now Heat players are left with lots of free time duri ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 15, 2009

    News Roundup: Dumb Cops Finish First; SEC Probes Miami

    This makes a lot of sense looking back at it: Miami Dade College was responsible for administering tests to Miami-Dade Police officers to be considered for promotions, but the college screwed up the process. So cops who didn't get good scores were sometimes promoted, while office ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    News Roundup: If Jeezy's Payin' LeBron, I'm Paying Dwyane Wade

    The number of homes in foreclosure in Miami-Dade fell by 5.62 percent last month, but is still higher than the same month last year. [Herald]A four-year-old boy was found wandering the streets in just pajamas this morning in NW Dade, but his parents have been found. [NBCMiami]Remember how this summe ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Heat Ladies Set to Embarrass Selves on VH1's Basektball Wives

    via PSDReal Housewives of the NBA, probably couldn't be used for legal reasons, but reality TV's love affair with ladies who lunch (and then throw it at each other) continues with VH1's upcoming Basketball Wives.While it may not satiate our need for a Miami version of Bravo's weave snatchin', table ... More >>

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    November 17, 2009

    Is Watson Island the New Overtown (With a Mega-Yacht Club)?

    Miami.fly me via Flickr CC​Watson Island is the redheaded stepchild of Biscayne Bay. Star Island gets Shaquille O'Neal and Madonna. Fisher Island has its own private ferry. And poor Watson is stuck with a field of dry grass and a theme park full of restless parrots. Sure, it's home to the Japane ... 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 11, 2009

    News Roundup: Mayor Diaz's Last Day; Heat Off to Hot Start

    As of noon today Manny Diaz will no longer be Mayor of Miami. The Herald paints him as a "a sober, patient reformist up to his elbows in the minutiae of turning around a troubled city" who enacted "an agenda of a scope unmatched by any other Miami mayor in decades." One likely, for better or wo ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    A county program that helped low-income people pay their utility bills will be shut down because the county was overwhelmed by the amount of applications that came in. [CBS4]Whiney Fidel Castro says America is infecting Cuba with swine flu, but not intentionally. [CBS4]For the 21st time this year, a ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Top Five Dream Miami Heat Lineups for 2010

    Photo by Keith Allison, via Flickr​Running 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 >>

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    October 29, 2009

    305 Photo of the Day: Lil Wayne, Heat Fan, Reproduced in Cake Form

    ​Here we have  a cake made to look like the head of popular rap artist and Miami resident Lil' Wayne, apparently made for the daughter of Kim Bassinger and Alec Baldwin, complete with licorice dreads and chocolate sunglasses.We're not sure if Ireland is a Miami Heat fan, but the Dwyane Wade s ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Temperature of The Heat: Luke Warm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove that he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans on the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "are we going to win another championship? H ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Temperature of The Heat: Luke Warm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove that he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans on the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "are we going to win another championship? H ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Temperature of The Heat: Luke Warm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove that he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans on the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "are we going to win another championship? H ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Temperature of The Heat: Luke Warm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove that he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans on the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "are we going to win another championship? H ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Temperature of The Heat: Luke Warm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove that he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans on the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "are we going to win another championship? H ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Taking the Miami Heat's Temperature: Lukewarm at Best

    Is this the last year in Dade for Dwyane Wade? Can Michael Beasley overcome his Twitter and TMZ problems to prove he deserves that starting slot? These are the questions on the minds of Heat fans the day of the season opener. Not, noticeably, "Are we going to win another championship? How about ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009

    News Roundup

    Stocks soared yesterday (over 10,000!), but not for Miami Herald owner McClatchy. Revenue is down 23 percent from a year ago. [Bloomberg]Jaclyn Torrealba's mom pleas with youngsters to listen to their parents. [Crimesider]You know what just sounds so appetizing right now? A gator burger. Thankfully, ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    My least favorite things in the world: Britto art and parking meters. Somehow they are coming together to raise money for the homeless. [WSVN]Some corporate thing I have never heard of has given the Miami Heat lots of money to make sure we all hear about it. Yep, the Heat has a new presenting sponso ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    The Kitchen Sink: Lifefood Gourmet, Konexpress, Seafood and Summer Soirees, Monday Delights, and Mango Cafe

    Michael Schott It's not a burger, it's piece of mind on a plate (that tastes good, too)​Fresh from our inbox to your computing devices, we're serving up some local food news you can chew.  Digest these restaurant announcements and offers as you make Labor Day plans:Lifefood Gourmet now ... More >>

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    August 21, 2009

    News Roundup

    Manny Diaz is going to try bringing Miami 21 before the commission again, and is confident it will pass this time. [Herald]Miami, along with 27 other cities, has made the shortlist US's shortlist to host World Cup Games. All that needs to happen now is for the US to actually win the World Cup bid. [ ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of July 23, 2009

    "Kudos to you for aiding and abetting a scheming con artist who is out to take down one of Miami's African-American stars."

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    July 9, 2009

    Dwyane's Disaster

    The Miami Heat superstar sure picked a dubious business partner.

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    May 11, 2009

    Sunburns and Vibrators: Highlights From The Aqua Girl Pool Party

    There's a tall tale about female lobsters -- one that's supposed to serve as a grim analogy for womankind. As it goes, two things happen when you're boiling a pot of live lobsters. (1) If the pot is full of males, they will scramble to form a ladder with their bodies and help one another escape. (2) ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ NVS Styles

    Karu & Y's resident battle champ.

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    May 4, 2009

    The Heat Is Done. Now Can We All Agree the Team Drafted the Wrong Guy?

    The Heat's season ended yesterday pretty much the same way it played out all year long -- as a one-man D-Wade show. via Wikimedia CommonsOops. Wrong pick.Unfortunately for the Heat, Sunday's game was one of those "Wade can't possibly carry these clowns all by himself" duds, instead of those "Holy cr ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    Prunk TV with Melo (a.k.a. Carmelo Anthony)

    Carmelo Anthony spoke with Prunk TV recently at a party in Miami. He was promoting his hip-hop label, Krossover Entertainment. Melo won a gold medal in Beijing last year, but who really cares, when the Miami Heat crushed the Atlanta Hawks like a bunch of grapes on Saturday. Dway ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local Donte' Stallworth surrendered to police. [CBS4] The Miami planning board approved the permit for the Marlins stadium. [SFBJ] Miami-Dade Transit has no money, so it's trying to skim a little off the top of stimulus money that belongs to municipalities. [MiamiToday] HSBC (a bank) just signed a ... More >>

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    March 18, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalThe race-based deal for the Marlins Stadium has crumbled before our eyes. [SFLTimes]USA Today notices that San Francisco, Miami, Minneapolis or Cleveland may soon be without a daily newspaper. This is sad because then they'll have to read USA Today. There's always the fine Village Voice Media p ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009

    Shaq Returns, Has Not Yet Twittered from Miami

    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 >>

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    March 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalA policeman sped through an intersection and hit a young mother's car, ramming it into the side of a house. The woman died, and a lady inside the house was taken to the emergency room. The officer was following a car whose driver was wanted for speeding. [Herald]Michelle Spence Jones is playing ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Heat Trade Marion for Another O'Neal

    In 2008 Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks was traded from the Suns to the Heat for Shaquielle O'Neal, barely a year latter the Heat are trading him out again for another O'Neal, according to AP. Jermaine O'Neal that is, along with his Toronto Raptors teammate Jamario Moon. Marion, a four time NBA all-st ... More >>

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    February 2, 2009

    News Round Up

    Bill Clinton dropped by Miami on Friday night and helped Kendrick Meek raise $300,000 for his Senate race. [Naked Politics]That thing we posted about the 2014 Governor's race already having front runners is legit. Boy wonder Republican Congressman Adam Putnam announced he'd give up his legislative s ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Will the Heat's Turnaround Be as Miraculous as the Fins'?

    There really is something in the water lately that makes our pro sports teams stop being such gawd-awful municipal embarrassments. Last year, the Heat had its worse season since its inaugural year, which didn't help to ease the pain we were experiencing after the Fins' 1-15 season. Things have turne ... More >>

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    December 22, 2008

    News Roundup

    Someone pinch me. Is this really happening? The Dolphins came back from a half-time deficit to eek out a win over the Chiefs in the coldest game in franchise history. [NFL]Even better, the Jets crashed to the lousy Seahawks. The Fins will still have to beat the Jets for a playoff birth nex ... More >>

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    December 12, 2008

    Sports World Horrified by New Sneaker

    After Chanel debuted its "Miami Vice" shoe, which came complete with a mini pistol in place of the heel, at this summer's Cruise collection, Miami is starting to gain a reputation for debuting controversial footwear. While Kobe Bryant is no Karl Lagerfeld, he's following in the Kaiser's footsteps by ... More >>

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    December 9, 2008

    What if Rush Limbaugh Bought The Miami Herald?

    The wingnuts at the Free Republic were prematurely dancing on the grave of The Miami Herald yesterday. There's some predictable, irrational bitching about bias in the mainstream media, and then they settle on the idea that, ha ha, Rush Limbaugh should buy The Herald. Which is exactly what you would ... More >>

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    November 11, 2008
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