| May 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Yes, you can wish it to all go away until the 2014 offseason. And, yes, there is plenty to be said about that with the NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat's season getting down to critical mass.
But it's not going away, and it certainly isn't going...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
I am amazed at all of the controversy that ensued after University of Florida assistant coach Tim Davis joked to a Gator booster club in Brevard County that Alabama coach Nick Saban is "the devil himself." It's...
| May 19, 2013
| 6:06 PM
LeBron James has spent a career refining basketball in his mind. It's how he works. Before the fourth quarter, for instance, when he's typically moved onto the opposing team's top scorer, he sits on the bench mentally reviewing the player he'll defend....
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:35 PM
It used to be that this is where prospects were unearthed, careers salvaged.
Bruce Bowen. Udonis Haslem. Anthony Carter. Joel Anthony.
For years, it had been an immense source of pride for Pat Riley and those on his Miami Heat staff.
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:21 PM
What: Eclipse Award Week at Gulfstream
When: Tuesday, Jan. 15 - Sunday, Jan. 20
Where: Gulfstream Park
Sunday, Jan. 13-18: Silent auction for travel, art and sports enthusiasts. Featured items include tickets to the U.S. Open, tickets, airfare and...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Glen Rice got out early; Steve Smith avoided the experience entirely.
When the two former Miami Heat stars recently appeared at AmericanAirlines Arena as part of the team's 25th Anniversary commemoration, the stories turned to Pat Riley's rigorous...
| May 21, 2013
| 3:20 PM
His first tattoo? Chris "Birdman" Andersen turns over his left forearm. He points to a Chinese symbol in black ink amid the body by Britto.
"Good,'' he says, translating the symbol.
He turns over his right forearm to show another Chinese symbol....
| May 12, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Does he miss shooting 20 times a game?
"Sometimes I do,'' Dwyane Wade says.
Miss being one of the game's top scorers?
"Sometimes I do,'' he says.
Miss being the face of the Heat?
"Sometimes I do,'' he says.
This is after practice Sunday...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:46 AM
Is Dwyane Wade still whining to the refs from Game 1 or has he launched an early crybaby offensive for Game 2?
I tweeted that question Tuesday, and the most common response was any combination of “Yes,’’ “Both,’’...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
As a basketball team, the Miami Heat are a sight to behold. They pass. They dunk. They defend. And they have the best player in the world. What's not to like?
Everything else about the franchise, though, can get under your skin. And women who flip off...
| May 11, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Yes, it is time for the yearly one-word rant now that the NBA has bestowed all of its annual individual awards: Why?
Actually, more to the point, the issue should be: When?
As much as anything, it is the Coach of the Year balloting, or,...