Shaquille O'Neal

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Eats N Beats Caters To Locals During SoBeWFF; Short Order Readers Get Discount

    Anyone who has spent any significant amount of time in Miami knows what areas to avoid during certain times of the year. Unless you are in the mood to dodge obnoxious tourists and pay exorbitant amounts of money, South Beach is a no-no during the upcoming SoBe Wine and Food Festival February 20-23. ... More >>

  • News

    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

    June 4, 2013

    Justin Bieber Joins #HeatNation, Parties at Miami Strip Club

    It looks like little Justin Bieber is all grown up, Biscayne strip club style. The 19-year-old superstar was spotted enjoying the Miami Heat game last night, as well as some of the more adult attractions in the 305. It seems the last few days he's been blowing off some steam, and everyone knows t ... 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 >>

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    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

    July 21, 2011

    Ten Reasons the MTV Video Music Awards Are a Total Joke

    ​The MTV Video Music Awards are a sham. Every year, the network interrupts its regularly scheduled scraping-the-barrel reality television programming to pretend that there are people over at MTV who actually listen to music. To soften the blow of turning its focus away from pregnant teens and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    LeBron James Plummets on Most Influential Athletes List

    ​Every year, Forbes slaps together a list of America's most influential athletes, and LeBron James was riding high at number two last year. Of course, some sort of "decision" happened in the meantime, and King James has seen his rankings fall. He's still in the top ten, but barely. Granted, a cham ... 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

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Shock Jock Enrique Santos Becomes a Lobbyist

    Radio personality Enrique Santos isn't exactly known for his social consciousness. He has made fun of everything from domestic abuse to racial tension -- but he swears he's serious about one thing: obesity. The blunt, pudgy host of  98.3 FM's Spanish-language radio show Enrique y Joe just s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2008
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    May 9, 2008
  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Wine and Food Fest Pops the Cork

    SoBe’s culinary extravaganza gets under way.

  • Calendar

    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...?

  • Calendar

    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?

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006

    Golden Boy

    Udonis proves he’s king of the hill

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2006
  • Culture

    August 3, 2006

    Fear and Loafing in Wynwood

    Spaces practicing the art of staying cool during the summer

  • Calendar

    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

  • Diversions

    May 17, 2001

    Best Heat Player

    Anthony Mason

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    May 18, 1994
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