Shaquille O'Neal

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    July 10, 2014

    The Seven Worst Betrayals in Miami Sports History

    Sure, you could say Miami was the beneficiary of some of the biggest sports betrayals in history (LeBron leaving Cleveland, Don Shula leaving Baltimore). Sure, you could also point to the fact that Miami has been lucky in the loyalty department (Dan Marino and Bob Griese never left, and some of us h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Ten Worst Celebrity Rappers

    It's usually weird when actors spit rhymes, but it's even weirder when you find out the sparkly vampire hunk from Twilight wants to be a rapper named "Big Tub." That's the truth Robert Pattinson revealed on the couch with Seth Meyers on Late Night. The poor kid was self-conscious about his weight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Six Worst Pop Star Siblings to Ever Suck

    Some people become famous because they are incredible talents discovered at a young age. Others become famous because their parents treat the womb like a star factory. Hey, if you push enough kids into the spotlight, one of them is gonna have a hit. But when one kid becomes a world-famous celebrit ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014
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    November 28, 2013
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    November 11, 2013

    Florida Teen Girl Pulled Over for DUI in Just Bra and Panties

    Intoxicated teen girls running wild in Florida in next-to-nothing isn't just the plot to Spring Breakers. Kristen Forester, 18, was pulled over in Fort Pierce last month and the officer found that the only thing she was wearing beside a seatbelt was a bra and panties.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Shacktoberfest at Shake Shack: The Best of the Wurst

    It sounds like the time Shaquille O'Neal drank too many brewskis, but in reality Shacktoberfest is actually the annual celebration of all things beer, brat, and burger. Shake Shack's eighth annual Shacktoberfest runs from Friday, October 4, to Sunday, October 13, and is filled with all kinds of spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    The Five Greatest Miami Heat Off-Season Moves

    The NBA off-season is less "off" and more a whole different full season as teams frantically try to keep up with the Joneses during a down time that begins just days after the finals. This week, free agency opened and teams began signing the players they think could put them over the hump. The movem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Miami's Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Party Guide

    Everyone's 'bout to get long-weekend wild. It's almost Memorial Day in Miami. There are way too many megaclub and nudie bar parties. But "yeah, yeah, uh," we're still gonna attend 'em all. As Mr. Trinidad says: "Got new shoes, got new clothes ... We got bad bitches and a ton of brew." It's work ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    LeBron James Would "Whoop On" Fired Rutgers Coach Mike Rice

    Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice is a sad little rage ball of a man who makes Bobby Knight look like a Zen Buddhist. The coach was fired yesterday after ESPN aired video of Rice hurling balls at players' heads, repeatedly shoving his players during practice, and calling them slurs such as "f*ggot" and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2012
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    April 6, 2012

    Ten Potential FIU Coaches Worst Than Isiah Thomas

    The Isiah Thomas era is official over at FIU, and, well, the program still exists! So there's something! Thomas's stunt hiring didn't irretrievably break the program. There's still hope. Maybe FIU can hire some respected assistant program from a larger program to help take the program to a new level ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Scott Raab Banned From Books & Books?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Mugshots Friday: The Thanksgiving Hangover Edition

    ​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 t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Does Dwyane Wade Want Out of Miami? No, He Just Wants to Sell You Cell Phone Service

    Maybe he really misses Shaq? ​We said yesterday that if Dwyane Wade ever left Miami we'd wouldn't freak out to the same degree that Cleveland did over LeBron. But, yes, we'd probably have some sort of temporary meltdown before maintaining a stiff upper lip pretending that we've never even heard o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    A Short Heat History Lesson: The 2006 Championship Team Started at 6-4 Too

    Do people not understand how the NBA works? What is with all these supposed fans throwing up their hands in disgust and haters flying onto proverbial supercarriers and hoisting a "Mission Accomplished" banner? Yeah, the Heat are sitting at 6-4. It's not a great record by any means, but it's not exac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    LeBron James Embraces His Evil Side: 5 Ways The King Can Become a Super-Villain

    Like Hulk Hogan before him, LeBron needs to embrace his new evil identity: "Jefe Jaime"​All summer, everybody's been hating on LeBron and the Heat. First, some bitter buckeye called the team evil. Just last week, James was named the sixth most hated athlete in America. So what's a superstar t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Gloria Govan Leaves Basketball Wives, Says She Was Misled By Shaunie O'Neal

    ​Basketball Wives, VH1's Miami-set train wreck involving NBA-connected ladies, may be coming back for a second season, but one of the cast members won't be. Gloria Govan, the painfully boring and un-entertainingly drama-free wife of the Magic's Matt Barnes, will not be returning for he close up, a ... More >>

  • News

    April 22, 2010
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    April 20, 2010

    And Now, Deep Thoughts With Kat Stacks

    ​A few years ago, Karrine Steffans, AKA "Superhead," took the hip-hop gossip world by storm when she published a memoir dishing dirt on claimed former flings such as Dr. Dre, DMX, P. Diddy, Ja Rule, and Shaquille O'Neal. Now meet her heir apparent, Miami's own Kat Stacks -- a foulmouthed, bubble- ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2010
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    January 5, 2010

    Waterfront Home Prices in Miami Beach Dropped Nearly 25 Percent Last Year

    On the off chance you haven't heard yet, 2009 was not a very good year for the economy. Which means it wasn't a very good year for real estate, especially not luxury Miami real estate. In their wrapup of year-end stats, the South Beach Real Estate blog notes prices per square foot dropped 24.8 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

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

  • News

    September 24, 2009
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    June 26, 2009

    Heat Draft Pick Maybe Cheated on the SATs, but Who Cares?

    The Miami Heat made minimal moves in the NBA draft, but did pick up a few players, including Robert Dozier out of the University of Memphis. Earlier this month, ESPN reported that the organization that administers the SATs invalidated his score. Dozier score of 1260 didn't m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Shaq Sold His House to Naomi Campbell's Billionaire Boyfriend?

    image via BWE.tvSouth Beach Condo Blog, which earlier reported Shaquille O'Neal's Star Island manse went for a deeply discounted $19 million, is now reporting the buyer is none other than Vladislav Doronin. Roughly translated from Russian, "Vladislav Doronin" means "Naomi Campbell's boyfriend." ... More >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Affect

    South Florida's busiest head-spinner.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2008
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    May 9, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    Stop This Streak

    We’re begging. Give us a win, Heat!

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    December 20, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Garnett in Green

    One of the greats, finally relevant.

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    November 22, 2007


    Heat coach wants to suit up? What if...?

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    November 1, 2007

    Chilly Teams? Add Heat

    Optimism returns to Miami’s sports fanatics

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    March 8, 2007
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    February 8, 2007

    Burning Questions

    Will the fire return to the Heat?

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    December 21, 2006

    Golden Boy

    Udonis proves he’s king of the hill

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006


    My life is informed by film, and when I am having a particularly terrible terrible awful experience, I often suspend the trauma by framing it through someone else's celluloid suffering, conjuring an imaginary foil the way Jimi Mistry invented Kyle MacLachlan as Cary Grant in A Touch of Pink. On Thur ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 3, 2006

    Fear and Loafing in Wynwood

    Spaces practicing the art of staying cool during the summer

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    November 17, 2005

    NASCAR Nation

    Motorsports are fun for the whole family

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    November 10, 2005
  • Recreation

    May 12, 2005


    Strike Miami

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    August 12, 2004

    Lesbian Nation

    Girls, grrrls, and more gyrls

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Tom Laroc

    Fridays, Jimmy'z at the Forge

  • Music

    August 5, 2004

    Dive Bar Shenanigans

    A telltale trip through beer-soaked small talk

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Some Friendly

    Amika's opening was not Shaq-adelic

  • News

    August 30, 2001

    Money Talks

    In our pure sales culture, the Latin Grammy protesters could learn a hip-hop lesson

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