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  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Got Really Excited Over New Uniforms

    Sometimes after going through a dark, dramatic period, nothing can do wonders like a brand-new wardrobe. Apparently, that was the Miami Hurricanes and Nike's thinking as they unveiled a new set of uniforms this weekend. Similar to other special-edition uniforms the team has worn in recent years, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Mugshots Friday: Human Trapper Keeper

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Stephen Curry Is a Monster as Warriors Outgun Heat

    The Warriors unleashed a fury of unholy three-point terror on the Heat Thursday night, raining long balls aplenty in a 123 -114 win. Steph Curry was unconscious all night long, scoring 36 points on 8-15 from three, to go with his 12 assists. Former Florida Gator David Lee constantly killed the Heat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    LeBron James Is Producing a Sitcom for Starz

    LeBron James is going multimedia. The two-time champ is teaming with premium cable channel Starz to produce a sitcom that isn't quite autobiographical, but its easy to see where the inspiration comes from. The show, currently titled Survivors' Remorse, follows the lives of two kids from the street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    As Spirit Airlines Looks for a New Marketing Director, Let's Revisit Their Five Worst Ads

    Spirit Airlines, the Miramar-based, discount airline with comically tiny seats and a habit of charging extra for every normal airline service is looking for a new marketing director. It'll be a hard pair of shoes to fill. As well as Spirit is known for its frequent delays, its gotten just as much pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    Nike Leaks LeBron James' Phone Number in Awesome Victory Ad

    LeBron James' phone number has leaked on the internet, and this morning he woke up to a bunch of random voicemails from people named Drake, Warren Buffet, Dr. Dre, and Coach K. Or at least that's the conceit of his latest Nike ad.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    LeBron's New Sneakers Refer to Him as "Two-Time Champion"

    Despite the fact the Miami Heat are a hope, a prayer and two games away from their second championship of the LeBron James era, new pics of LeBron's next Nike sneaks supposedly leaked on the Internet today. The shoes refer to him as a "two-time champion."

  • Calendar

    June 6, 2013
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    December 11, 2012

    Why Are The Miami Dolphins Ripping Off High School All-Star Game Pioneer Wesley Frater?

    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 gives the Dolphins a lesson in youth football.As the 2012 football season winds to a close, with Miami-Dade and Broward again sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    LeBron James Will Be Wearing Gold Shoes to Match His Gold Ring Tonight

    With the kickoff of the NBA season tonight, LeBron James finally will be presented with his long-awaited championship ring. He'll also be dressed to match with a special gold edition of his signature Nike sneakers.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    The LeBron X Will Sell For $315: Nike's Most Expensive Sneaker Ever

    LeBron James' latest sneaker line will go where no Nike sneaker has ever gone before: above the $300 price point.James debuted his new kicks in the Olympic's gold medal game, and now Nike has announced they can soon be yours for $315. For comparison, the LeBron 9s sold for only $170.

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Here Are Some Really Interesting Street Couture LeBron James Jerseys

    Unknwn, the Aventura Mall shop owned by LeBron James and friends, just debuted online shopping on their website, and to celebrate the store teamed up with street fashion's Dr. Frankenstein-like couturier Dr. Romanelli for a limited edition collection of some, uh, really, really interesting LeBron je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Miami Dolphins Might Change Logo, Look in 2013

    The Miami Dolphins recently switched from Reebok to Nike uniforms, and the minimal changes unveiled earlier this week for the 2012 kits were mostly all in the details. Though, come 2013 the Dolphins uniform change may be a bit more drastic. The team is reportedly considering updating its logo. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    LeBron James's Watch the Throne Shoes Are Hideous, $300 Pieces of Shit for Your Feet

    Via twitter.com/kingjamesLeBron tweeted a picture of his own feet. Fucking ugly.​The rich and famous don't really dress better than the rest of us. They just get away with looking ridiculous 'cause their shit's gaudier, flashier, and way more fucking expensive. Take Kanye's getup the other night ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    LeBron James Inks Sponsorship Deal with Hurricanes Basketball

    ​LeBron James helped turn Miami, a pretty solid football town, into a major basketball loving city almost over night, but can he get people interested in the University of Miami men's basketball team? The Heat superstar has inked a sponsorship deal with the Hurricanes team, and next season the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Americans Hate LeBron James So Much That They Buy His Sneakers

    Finally! The thing that will make me good at basketball!​He's a jerk. Filmmakers don't want him in their LeBron-themed movies. He somehow pissed off Taiwan. The Decision, The Decision, The Decision. LeBron James, as Riptide has reported countless times, is the most hated man in sports.But damn, ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    LeBron James Accidentally Finds Himself in Middle of Taiwan and China Struggle

    ​LeBron James will be taking his talents to the Far East in August in what Nike was calling a tour of China. Problem is his schedule starts in Taiwan, and that government really, really doesn't like even the slightest implication that it's actually part of China. So now officials are threatening t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Is This Nike's Hideously Teal-Heavy New Dolphins Uniform?

    ​Like any good conspiracy, it started with a post on an obscure message board in the dead of night. "Apparently these are the designs for the 2012 season," a poster named Xohmin wrote casually before dropping dozens of links to legit-looking but mostly batshit crazy uniform prototypes for every NF ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Lebron James Villain-O-Meter: How Much Does America Hate Him This Week?

    ​Americans residing north of Palm Beach County have targeted their wrath at LeBron James, a basketball player and creator of the world's worst television special. In this semi-regular installment, we ​figure out why American hates LeBron this week, so you don't have to.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    South Park Lampoons LeBron's "What Should I Do?" Ad

    ​South Park works in fast and mysterious ways. LeBron James' new "What Should I Do?" Nike ad only premiered last week, and the team found a way to write it into the conclusion of a two part episode lampooning the BP oil spill.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Everyone "Hates" LeBron, But His Sneakers Are Selling Like Hot Cakes

    ​LeBron James' decision to "take his talents to South Beach" seemed to be a marketing disaster, in the short run at least. For a while it seemed to be impossible to find a LeBron fan outside of South Florida. Surprisingly, though, his latest namesake sneaker, Nike's LeBron 8, is selling just fine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    LeBron James Issues South Beach Edition Sneakers

    LeBron James didn't just take his talents to South Beach, he brought Nike's design team along with him apparently. The newest Nike Air Max LeBron 8 kicks come in a special edition "South Beach" color way which, of course, means they're bright turquoise and hot pink. They're fresher than a new coat o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Our Top 10 Biggest Regrets in Technology

    ​Yesterday was the start of the High Holidays for the Jewish faith. Dubbed "Rosh Hashanah" (meaning "Head of the Year"), most Jews have now begun their 10 days of repentance leading up to Yom Kippur. Since we always have tech on the brain, it got us thinking: What technological advances do we regr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Dwyane Wade Heard What We Said About His Acting Ability

    On Tuesday we sized up Dwyane Wade's acting ability based on his latest commercial for Gatorade's G Series Live. Well, Men's Health saw the post and happened to have had Dwyane Wade swoop by their offices yesterday. Apparently they think we said LeBron James is a better actor than Wade (which is not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Ric Bucher's Story of "Miami Heat's Hijacking of the NBA" Coming to Bookstores

    via Bu22y​It was only a matter of time until someone wrote a book about the Miami Heat's amazing off-season in which they secured three of the biggest prizes of a historic free agency class. Of course, we doubt Ric Bucher's tome, tentatively titled Overheated (har har) will be sitting on the books ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Tiger Woods Nike Ad Remix Reveals Real 2 Live Crew-Scored Inner Thoughts

    ​The media has been pretty quiet on this, but apparently famous golfer Tiger Woods got caught having crazy sexy time encounters with more than a dozen women who weren't his wife. He's back playing golf now, though, and his main sponsor, Nike, has stuck by him. Yesterday they premiered some weird-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    September 17, 2009
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    August 25, 2009

    Owners of Miami FC Might Make Play for Entire USL

    ​Delightfully British kicks maker Umbro started the USL in 1988, and the brand that never gained much traction in the States seemed quite happy owning a league that never gained much traction here either. That is, until Nike bought Umbro. USL is apparently the red-headed stepchild of the Nike ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Sneaker Pimps and Surf Nazis on Ecstasy

    The rain doesn't stop! We know it's "the rainy season," but this is getting ridiculous. We can't remember the last time it rained this much. Let's hope rain is all we get this season, because hurricane season has officially started. So while we stock up on canned good and batteries, here is what you ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    UPDATE: No Age/Panda Bear Ticket Giveaway Closed!

    Friday night's No Age/Panda Bear show at Karu & Y, sponsored by Nike and ANP Quarterly, is still, as we reported, invite-only. But the nice folks at Nike have given us a number of free passes to give away to our readers.So here's a little contest. Answer the following question, and e-mail the an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Panda Bear, No Age and the Sads Playing Free Show at Karu & Y Friday UPDATE

    Can't tell you how many times we've been specifically asked about hearsay that Animal Collective's Panda Bear was playing in Miami during Basel. Well we can fully confirm that the experimental musician, along with No Age and the Sads, will be playing a free show at Karu & Y Friday night. You hav ... More >>

  • Music

    October 2, 2008

    Daedelus

    Love to Make Music To (Ninja Tune)

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2007

    Run for Their Lives

    Nike loves the kids

  • Music

    December 28, 2006

    2006: The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
  • Music

    August 10, 2006

    Abstrack Art

    A couple of local guys get hip-hop

  • Music

    March 17, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Aces Wild

    Tennis glitterati scramble

  • Culture

    November 22, 2001

    Dont Get Holidazed!

    Holiday Gift Guide 2001

  • Film

    December 14, 2000

    Mel Sells Out

    What Women Want is a better movie than this two-hour Nike ad

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    A Bird? A Plane? Maybe a Blimp?

    The University of Miami's new logo is a mystery to the very kids it was intended to please

  • News

    May 6, 1999
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    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.

  • News

    January 1, 1998
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    June 9, 1993
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