The Miami Heat is back in your living room tomorrow night for the season opener, looking a tad different from past years but just as cocky. Slogans, campaigns, videos -- you name it; the team wants you to know it isn't going anywhere. This is still the Miami Heat, and it competes for an NBA champion ... More >>
The official deadline for David Beckham to exercise his option to own a Major League Soccer team is tomorrow, and yet there's still been no official announcement. Until then we're just relying on rumors, leaks, unofficial chatter and tabloid reports. At least Britain's the Daily Star is carrying a ... More >>
Never mind the Lakers' new monster-like lineup. Don't worry about the maturing Thunder. According to a Sports Illustrated poll of NBA insiders, including head coaches, general managers and other executives, the Miami Heat are the early favorites to take home next year's Larry O'Brien trophy. Which, ... More >>
Free Metta World Peace.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke stands up for Metta World Peace.I have a message for NBA overlord David Stern: Free Metta World Peace. The seven game suspension ... More >>
It would seem, at first glance, that the people who decide who should be the All Star MVP were being sarcastic when they awarded it to Kobe Bryant instead of LeBron James last night. Mainly because James recorded himself a triple-double with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists -- joining Michae ... More >>
It was hailed as the most highly anticipated NBA game in the history of everything ever! The NBA game of NBA games! The game that was going to blow your ass off with its sheer apocalyptic awesome! And, in the end, the Miami Heat took down the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers 96-80 in the ... More >>
Justin Timberlake made an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno earlier this week to promote his new film Social Network. The conversation eventually turned to the NBA, where Timberlake proclaimed his beloved L.A. Lakers would pull off the Three-Peat this year. Leno then asked about how th ... More >>
Say what you will about the LeBron to Miami soap opera, but from the Mistake on the Lake to the Magic City, it's inspired some of the finest trash talking since some guy in Brooklyn invented the "Yo Mama" joke. The best insultologists among us aren't content with simply talking smack, though. For ... More >>
For Deon Thomas, a new career starts in the suburbs.
Please, please let this trade happen. I don't want to jinx it, but I really want the Suns to trade Shawn Marion for Shaq, as ESPN is reporting. If Pat Riley would like to atone for some of his awful mistakes in the last two years (forcing out Stan Van Gundy in a despicable manner, jeopardizing Wade' ... More >>
Its Tony Parkers world. We just buy his jersey.