| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Before Erik Spoelstra could wish Pat Riley a happy 68th birthday Wednesday he first had to find him.
"Pat has actually been very busy," Spoelstra said. "Every game you put on TV, if there's a college game going on, he's at it. I don't care, he can...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Three years ago, the Heat staged their silly pep-rally, suggesting multiple titles could be won.
LeBron James: "Not two, not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven…"
LeBron was simply playing to the crowd that summer day as Miami...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:04 PM
And so, right on cue, the other Heat appeared. The sluggish Heat. The error-prone Heat. The Heat that forget the game starts at tip-off, neglect to play defense and shrug at the Game 5 stakes in the NBA Finals.
San Antonio 114, Heat 104.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The two teams duking it out in the NBA Finals offer a stark contrast.
The Miami Heat are a product of the NBA's new normal. I like to call it the "Super Friends Era"—a bunch of star players who were already friends and decided to play together....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
When it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Let me guess: He'll be better.
"I'll be much better,'' LeBron James said.
He'll solve San Antonio's defense.
"I'll figure it out,'' he said.
He's accountable for the Game 3 meltdown.
"I take full responsibility for our team's performance,'' he...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:04 PM
It's been more than 24 hours since NBA player Jason Collins told the world he is gay and now others are speaking out about his big announcement.
The former Washington Wizard's player is the first player in one of the four major American professional...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:29 PM
NEW YORK — They showed up Wednesday at Madison Square Garden wearing black. They left wearing some egg on their faces.
Somewhere between deciding they would dress appropriately for the Celtics' funeral and J.R. Smith's deciding that New York...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Not one. Not two. Not three. Not …
"You know you're about to get your fourth MVP?" Dwyane Wade said to LeBron James the other day as they sat in the Heat's training room. "And it's your fourth in five years?"
"I'm still a kid from Akron,''...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Wichita State is off to its first Final Four since 1965 with the appropriate nickname: Shockers.
The ninth-seeded team from Kansas concluded its siege through the West Regional on Saturday with a 70-66 win over Ohio State in front of 17,998 at Staples...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 8:44 AM
The AT&T commercials with the little kids gathered around the classroom table answering questions ("Is it better to be bigger or smaller?") from the smarmy focus group leader?
They were cute the first time around.
Maybe the first 10 times around....