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    September 5, 2014

    Shaq Wants to Be a South Florida Cop Again, and Someone Must Stop Him

    Shaq is doing it again! The seven-foot-one former Heat center strolled into a Doral City Council meeting yesterday to glad-hand and take photos with the staffers and then revealed his real reason for coming: He's applying to be a reserve officer with the town's police force, which is run by his old ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    June 30, 2014

    Here Are All of Your "LeBron Could Leave Miami" Rumors

    After Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, and Udonis Haslem opted out of their contracts over the weekend, conventional wisdom has it that the Big Three are angling to resign with the Heat under restructured deals. After all, the trio was spotted lunching at Soho Beach House last week. Though, it's not a don ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    LeBron Won the NBA Dunk Contest Last Night

    Oh, so it's a dunk contest you want America? Well then, by all means, a dunk contest you shall have! LeBron followed up a day of butt hurt talking heads bashing him for not participating in their silly, outdated, doesn't count, nobody will remember in a week exhibition with a real live in-game disp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    LeBron and Heat Catching Fire, Win Seventh Straight 107-92 Over Suns

    The Miami Heat (11-3) pushed the winning streak to seven games Monday night with a 107-92 win against the Phoenix Suns. The LeBron James ioS 2013 update continues to get rave reviews, finishing with 35 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Ray Allen had 17 points, and Chris Andersen chipped in 11 ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Wade, Bosh Disappear As Heat Downed By Clippers 107-100

    OK, it's been established the Heat are crappy on the West Coast during the regular season. We get it.The Miami Heat fell 107-100 to the Los Angeles Clippers last night on a night where Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh were nowhere to be found and very little fucks were to be given after the first half.

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    November 1, 2012
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    July 10, 2012

    Report: Grant Hill Interested in Signing With Heat

    Well, South Florida is a retirement hot spot, so maybe it makes sense that all of these NBA veterans are showing interest in joining the Heat. Plus, the pre-retirement package comes with a pretty good shot at a ring or two.Following 36-year-old Ray Allen's decision to jump ship and take his talents ... More >>

  • News

    May 3, 2012

    Luke's Gospel

    Free Metta World Peace.

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    April 27, 2012

    Miami Heat Fan Punches Phoenix Suns Gorilla Mascot

    A gorilla walks into a bar... Actually, it was a Dave & Buster's in Arizona. And technically, it wasn't a real gorilla. But the Phoenix Suns' back-up mascot did leave the arcade with a bloody nose after Miami Heat fan Timothy Austin decked him the face. According to the Arizona Republic, Robe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Metta World Peace Got Screwed By David Stern

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Heat Beats the Suns With a Furious Fourth-Quarter Comeback

    ​For pretty much the entirety of last night's game against the Phoenix Suns, the Miami Heat played basketball like old people fuck. Winners of their last four games, the Suns came in shooting lights-out and playing suffocating defense. Dwyane Wade was shut down by Grant Hill, while LeBron James wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Udonis Haslem Really Is Thinking About Running for Mayor of Miami

    After last night's game against the Kings, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra joked that Udonis Haslem will "eventually mayor of this town." Turns out that Haslem has actually given some thought to a political future, and may someday actually run for mayor of Miami. Watch out, Tomas Regalado.&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Shaq at Wrestlemania: Big Man Mulls Return to Miami in Squared Circle

    ​Shaquille O'Neal is officially retired from the NBA, but the former Miami Heat star may not have exhibited his last feat of athleticism in Miami-Dade just yet. Today, O'Neal confirmed rumors from a few months ago that he's thinking about wrestling in a match when the WWE brings Wrestlemania to Su ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011
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    June 1, 2011

    Shaq Finally Retires from Basketball

    ​As the Miami Heat are on the hunt for the second NBA Championship, the big man who helped them secure their first has announced his retirement from professional basketball. After 19 seasons in the NBA, four championships rings, 15 trips to the All-Star Game, an MVP award and six teams, Shaquille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Joakim Noah, Odd Future, and the Politics of the Word "Faggot"

    ​It's a weird week for the word "faggot," ain't it? The Chicago Bull's Joakim Noah just got fined a discounted $50,000 for addressing an unruly Heat fan as such during game three of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals in Miami on Sunday. Meanwhile, Goblin, the proper debut album of Tyler, the Creato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Don't Worry, Brandon Marshall, You Didn't Make Our Top 10 Stupidest Athlete Injuries of All Time

    miamidolphins.comBrandon Marshall, just the latest athlete to get injured under strange circumstances.​"If you prick a baller, does he not bleed?" -- William ShakespeareProfessional athletes are finely tuned machines: millions of dollars' worth of ESPN-highlight-generating speed, torque, power, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    LeBron Increased Value of Heat by 17%, Dropped Cavs' by 26%

    ​The Miami Heat may be the most talked about NBA team this season, but they aren't the most valuable. However, the signing of LeBron James and Chris Bosh saw the team's value increase by 17 percent since last year, according to That's the biggest increase in value over one year in the ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    November 23, 2010

    Pat Riley, It's Time to Get Back in the Game

    ​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. This week, Luke recommends Pat Riley pull a Stan Van Gundy on Erik Spoelstra.Pat Riley needs to stop wasting time writing love poems to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Chris Bosh Reminds the Haters He Can, In Fact, Play Basketball

    ​Sorry haters, the Miami Heat very much is the three-headed monster you all feared. Following a viral video poking fun at his lake of success so far in Miami and some commentators wondering how long it will be until he's traded, Chris Bosh had an absolute monster of a game last night against the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Shaq Hit With Lawsuit For Attempting to Plant Child Porn on Former Employee's Computer

    ​Former Miami Heat star Shaquille O'Neal has been hit with an explosive lawsuit filed in Miami-Dade court alleging that the hard court legend planted child pornography in an attempt to frame a former employee, and hacked into various personal accounts of the employee and a former mistress. We've b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Free Agency: Heat Has Already Contacted Amare Stoudemire and Chris Bosh

    ​The NBA's free-agency period began at midnight, which means we can finally start getting some facts to go with all of the insane rumors and mindless speculation. Our Miami Heat, which has basically put all of its eggs in this year's free-agency basket, is already hard at work trying to woo big na ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2010

    Morons of the Week: Ron Book, Jeff Ireland, and Arizona

    Some say it's the heat that causes it. Others blame Jimmy Buffett. Whatever the reason, South Florida is Mecca for this hemisphere's most devoted morons. Let's see who took the pilgrimage this week: Sorry, Ron, you've been overdue in this column for a while.​5. Ron Book, who apparently thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors: It's All About the U

    ​Udonis Haslem will rock your face off. It's just that simple.Last night, the Heat overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat the visiting Toronto Raptors 97-94. Haslem led the team with 23 points, with the help of some guy named Dwyane Wade. With Wade doing all the heavy lifting for the Heat (we know, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 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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    November 4, 2009

    News Roundup

    In order to move forward on that wonderful "Slot Machines in the Airport" idea, the County Commission ok'd the Airport's pursuit of getting a horse racing permit. [SFBJ]Burn Notice star Jeffrey Donovan traveled to Tallahassee yesterday to ask that the government facilitate the filming of more televi ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    March 5, 2009

    Forward Thinking

    Wade, O’Neal, and Beasley take on the Bulls.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    Shaq, Jack Thompson, Carlos Alvarez and Alberto Carvalho Among 2008's Dirty Dozen

    Every year, the New Times staff picks the 12 people who have managed to disgrace themselves and, guilty by association, the city. This year's Dirty Dozen included everyone from former Heat, current Phoenix Suns player Shaq to possibly hairy-puss aficionado Alberto Carvalho. Check out our Dirty Dozen ... More >>

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    November 21, 2008

    Shaq Twitters Himself Silly

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008

    Shaq for Marion? Make it Happen

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007
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    November 15, 2007

    Diva of Song

    Lilian Garcia steps out of the ring with ¡Quiero Vivir!

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    December 28, 2006
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    December 7, 2006
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    January 20, 2006

    Still Blazin’

    The Heat try to outshine the Suns

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    December 15, 1993

    A Fan's Notes

    Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.