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  • Let's get it on? Mayweather and Pacquiao courtside at Heat-Bucks game in Miami, share numbers

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have finally met — in person. And now talks might get serious about them meeting in the ring. The fighters were both sitting courtside, directly across from one another, at a Miami Heat game on Tuesday...
  • Wade expected to miss extended time; Tyler Johnson to return

    Wade expected to miss extended time; Tyler Johnson to return
    Based on initial examinations, the Miami Heat are expecting to be without guard Dwyane Wade for an extended period after he was sidelined in the second half of Tuesday's 109-102 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks with a strained right hamstring. Wade took...
  • Balanced Bucks beat Heat for 3rd time this season, 109-102; Wade leaves with hamstring

    Brandon Knight had 17 points and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks put seven players in double figures on the way to beating the Miami Heat 109-102 on Tuesday night. Khris Middleton also scored 17 for the Bucks, who got 15 from Jerryd Bayless, 14...
  • Hamstring KOs Wade as Heat fall 109-102 to Bucks

    Hamstring KOs Wade as Heat fall 109-102 to Bucks
    The only consistency this season for the Miami Heat has been the injuries. Instead of a three-game winning streak, the focus again has reverted to the training room. This time, it was guard Dwyane Wade lost for most of the second half with a...
  • ASK IRA: Is Ennis, wing depth too lacking for Heat?

    ASK IRA: Is Ennis, wing depth too lacking for Heat?
    Q: Why do you think Erik Spoelstra doesn't give James Ennis minutes? -- Scott. A: First, it's not part of any plot, and when there are nights like Tuesday, when Luol Deng is out, there will be minutes. The reality is that Ennis is exactly what Pat Riley...
  • Deng, Birdman out for Heat on Tuesday vs. Bucks

    Deng, Birdman out for Heat on Tuesday vs. Bucks
    So much for extended good health. This time it was Luol Deng and Chris Andersen as the missing pieces for the Miami Heat. Both were declared out for Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks at AmericanAirlines Arena about 90 minutes before...
  • ASK IRA: Could current Heat mix be enough with only minor additions?

    ASK IRA: Could current Heat mix be enough with only minor additions?
    Q: Moving forward, even if he's not Anthony Davis, I'm convinced Hassan Whiteside will give the Heat what they need from the center position. With that said, point guard becomes the glaring position of need in the starting lineup.  I wrote to you before...
  • Other coaches buy into Pete Carroll's vision

    When Steve Kerr met Seahawks coach Pete Carroll for the first time this offseason, he thought they were "kindred spirits." Both are from California. Both are positive. Both believe sports should be fun. Kerr, the first-year coach of the Golden State...
  • Hassan Whiteside has mentors in Juwan Howard and Alonzo Mourning

    After games, Hassan Whiteside can have dinner with a Hall of Famer. During practices, he receives instructions from one of the league's most fundamental post players. It's safe to say Whiteside is in the perfect position to develop as a player. His...
  • Wade's key performance vs. Bulls overshadowed

    On a normal day, Heat guard Dwyane Wade would have been the headliner. He put together one of the most efficient performances of the season in Sunday's victory against the Chicago Bulls. He shot the ball well. His health wasn't an issue. He just...
  • Heat stop Bulls 96-84 behind Hassan Whiteside's rare triple-double

    You kept waiting for it to happen. Time after time, the Miami Heat had blown second-half leads this season. It was only a matter of time before it happened Sunday against the Chicago Bulls. Thing is, it never occurred. The Heat held off several...