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Cleveland-raised Esquire scribe Scott Raab's LeBron James-bashing book, The Whore of Akron-- which at one point wishes a career-ending injury upon the basketball superstar-- got the author's media credentials revoked from Miami Heat home games. It also earned him an inbox full of threats from South ... More >>
And they say Miami Heat fans are apathetic. Pshaw! OK, so they might not go to games, even if it's pretty easy to get good tickets for $30 with a free pizza and Coke. But when some high-falutin' author calls them "cretins," they will email said author to wish that his child suffers a very specifi ... More >>
Remember Scott Raab? The lifetime Cleveland sports fan who set out to chronicle LeBron James' first season for Esquire only to get banned from American Airlines Arena by the Heat for calling the star "the whore of Akron"? Well, he's been busy at work penning a book entitled, obviously, The Whore ... More >>
Scott Raab, the Cleveland-born Esquire writer who got himself banned from American Airlines Arena, still seems to have LeBron on his mind all the time. He sat down for an interview with comedian Chris Rock for the magazine and the subject turned to a long discussion of LeBron James' infamous deci ... More >>
Most sports teams get it. Anything in print is good for them. The Miami Heat has never understood this. On Monday, the team banned Esquire writer Scott Raab after he called LeBron James a "gutless loser" and other choice terms. Raab is writing a book about LeBron.This ain't the first time th ... More >>
The Miami Heat continue to take pages right out of the Hugo Chavez playbook when it comes to working with members of the press. If you write anything the organization doesn't particularly like you're pretty much banned. New Times itself has suffered such a fate, and now we welcome Esquire magazin ... More >>
I recently came into possession of a half-dozen back issues of Esquire, a magazine somewhat obsessed with naming the best of this and the best of that. The food section is no exception -- three of the issues I thumbed through featured such listings. I took a tally to see how Miami fared:MARCH ISSUE: ... More >>