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Shaquille O'Neal

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    April 11, 2014

    DUI Checkpoint in Golden Beach Tonight

    Apparently, Golden Beach -- that little hamlet north of Sunny Isles Beach full of ridiculously wealthy people where Shaquille O'Neal was famously sworn in as a police officer -- is experiencing a rash of drunk driving incidents. And tonight they're taking a stand. According to a news release issue ... More >>

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    December 16, 2013

    LeBron James and the Six Best NBA Rappers

    Rappers live the life. But deep down, they want to prove they can ball out on the court. In turn, almost every NBA player fancies himself an MC. And though few have had any semblance of crossover success, some of them aren't half bad. From our own King James to Metta World Peace, here are Crossfa ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander, Shaq's Comically Tiny Girlfriend, to Do Some South Florida Boxing

    ​EXCLUSIVE! You know Nikki "Hoopz" Alexander, the reality television star who is dating and possibly married (without a prenup! What?!) to Shaquille O'Neal and is always comically kissing him? Well, she'll be doing some celebrity boxing in South Florida, and Shaq will be the corner ma ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012
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    May 3, 2011

    Will Udonis Haslem (and Shaq) Return Tonight?

    ​The last time the Heat was in the second round of the NBA playoffs, Udonis Haslem and Shaquille O'Neal were a big part of the team. Will history, though a bit altered, repeat itself tonight in Game 2 against the Boston Celtics? Update: Nope. 

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    October 28, 2010
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    October 26, 2010

    Live Blog: Heat vs. Celtics

    ​Have no one to watch tonight's Heat-Celtics NBA season debut with? You do have someone to watch it with but they don't provide the same award-winning rapier wit-like banter you find here on your friendly neighborhood Miami New Times blog?Well have no fear! Because the Riptide 2.0 Heat vs. Celtics ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Florida Likely to Gain Two Congressional Seats: Sorry Chris Bosh, Hello Reps. James & Wade

    raptorsdigest.comProbably not headed to Washington any time soon​The sunshine state is set to gain two spots in Congress, according to a study of new census data released this weekend. While undoubtedly good news for Florida, Riptide is left to wonder: Who will fill the pair of seats?Our vote goes ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Does Dwyane Wade Have a Kryptonite?

    What's Dwyane Wade's kryptonite? Other than the occasional New Times feature, of course.​Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal, two seven-foot hulks with firm Floridian ties, have, in recent years, been involved in a weird war of words (mostly Shaq's) concerning who has rightful claim to the nickname ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 9, 2010

    Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada on Pat Riley, Khloe Kardashian, and Why It's Hard to Keep a Man in Miami

    ​Our fair city has been under siege from an army of reality television crew cameras. What with Snooki strutting about town in DIY Lady Gaga glasses, Oxygen's Bad Girls Club doing god knows what, the Kardashians deeply involved in capturing absolutely nothing of interest on camera and calling it a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top Ten of the Decade: Miami Sports Moments

    Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. ​10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    News Roundup: Commissioner Gonzalez Resigning; Blah, Blah, LeBron James

    Miami City Commissioner Angel Gonzalez will resign soon amid an investigation into a job he got his daughter. There's probably a joke in here about his name being Angel while he is clearly not one, but why would we make a joke as horrible as that? That joke would be almost as horrible as the city co ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Top Five Dream Miami Heat Lineups for 2010

    Photo by Keith Allison, via Flickr​Running off the pure optimism of Wednesday night's opening beat-down of the New York Knicks, I present to you the top five Miami Heat starting lineups for the 2010-2011 season.As most fans know, the Heat will have perhaps the best cap space situation in the leag ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    RE: Beasley's Tweet-cident: Time for Riley and Wade to Step Up

    Wikicommons​The Miami Heat's Michael Beasley clearly has a lot of emotional problems, which were well-documented even before a bunch of people thought they saw some weed in a self-taken Twitter photo this past weekend. How extensive these problems are I can't possibly speculate. But onl ... More >>

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    July 28, 2009

    Non-New Times Media Catches up to Dwyane Wade's Baron Nemesis Story... Sort of

    Jacob Katel This is the face Dwyane Wade makes when you say the words "Richard von Houtman".​Earlier this month, New Times published "Dwyane's Disaster," a feature on the catastrophic business relationship Heat superstar Dwyane Wade formed with Baron Richard von Houtman- an accused wife-beat ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Shaq Has Questionable Taste in Art

    Seems that during his time in Miami Shaq didn't get out much to Wynwood, as he seems to think Peter Max is the best artist since Picasso. I'm sure fans of Rauschenberg, Warhol, Pollock, de Kooning and just about every major artist to emerge since Picasso unveiled Guernica would have something to sa ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    June 19, 2009

    Shaquille O'Neal vs. The Korean Giant Who Kicked Jose Canseco's Ass

    Last month, we reported that Riptide's boxing match against Michael Lohan would still go on even though Jose Canseco got his ass kicked in Japan by a Korean giant. Huh? Y'know, you should probably just read it.Anyway, earlier this week, former Miamian-and-now-despised-jerk Shaquille O'Neal challeng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Miami's Favorite Shock Jock vs 24 Hour Fitness vs Coconut Grove's Favorite Blogger

    Miami's reigning number one public intellectual (and I say that with all due respect) Enrique Santos was out picketing the Shaq 24 Hour Fitness in Coconut Grove this weekend. Depending on which side of the story you believe, either he got kicked out for being a fatty in the eyes of the holy fitness ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    News Roundup

    Whoops the $2.3 billion hole in the state budget is actually a $2.4 billion hole. Eh, what's an extra $100,000,000? [Herald]Meanwhile, Floridians bought 1.5 million Powerball tickets on the first dat they could. [NBC6]My parents used to always get the free beer at Busch Gardens, and one day, I thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Head Spins: DJ Affect

    One gets the impression that if there were eight days in a week, DJ Affect would be spinning each and every one of 'em. Hell, it's a bet he'd be spinning every day of the week if there were 10 or 12 or 20 -- that's how driven the cat is. When you're already spinning seven out of seven, what's a few ... 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 >>

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    October 10, 2008

    A-Rod's Asking Price? Not With this Market

    via TMZ Joan Fleischman isn't completely gone from The Herald, and is reporting that Alex Rodriguez and his soon to be ex-wife just listed their Coral Gables mansion for $14.876 million. That's almost $3 million more than what they bought it for in 2004. Even the upper ends of the market aren't im ... More >>

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    May 15, 2008

    The Pygmy Pimp

    Katt Williams packs big jokes in a teeny package.

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    April 10, 2008
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    February 7, 2008

    Jaded Fan, Meet Dwyane Wade

    Despite a season of horrors, his greatness is still worth watching.

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    January 17, 2008

    Park Performances

    See, outdoor fun can also be highbrow!

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    July 19, 2007

    They’re Ballin’!

    The dudes of Ball 4 Real fly high at the AAA

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    April 12, 2007
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    April 12, 2007
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    March 1, 2007

    A Swish Best Served Cold

    Will the Heat get sweet revenge?

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    December 14, 2006
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    July 20, 2006
  • Dining

    July 6, 2006

    Think Inside the Box

    Homestead births another fine Mexican restaurant

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    February 2, 2006

    The Bad Seed Awards

    They all deserve one, but who will take it home?

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    January 19, 2006
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    November 24, 2005

    Zo's da Man!

    The Heat takes on Dallas and New York

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    September 22, 2005

    Shaq Fans for Life

    The two men whose alleged tormentor was apprehended by the Heat star speak up

  • Music

    September 15, 2005
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    September 1, 2005
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    August 4, 2005
  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005
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    December 16, 2004
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    September 23, 2004
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    July 29, 2004
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    June 8, 1995
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    June 1, 1994

    That Championship Season

    Music, movies, TV -- everybody's following the bouncing ball

  • Film

    February 23, 1994
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    January 12, 1994
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