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  • 5 on 5: Assessing the Heat at midseason

    5 on 5: Assessing the Heat at midseason
    Following Tuesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, the Miami Heat will be halfway home when it comes to the NBA's 82-game regular-season schedule. For the first time in years, the midpoint of the schedule raises...
  • Heat crumble again in third, fall 99-83 to Blazers

    Heat crumble again in third, fall 99-83 to Blazers
    You couldn't say they didn't see it coming. Not when the Portland Trail Blazers have shown substantial resilience this season. And when the Miami Heat have shown third-quarter ineptitude. Thursday night at the Moda Center it all held to all-too-...
  • In L.A. NBA battle, Lakers have the past, Clippers have the present

    In L.A. NBA battle, Lakers have the past, Clippers have the present
    Byron Scott smiled in late October when asked which of Los Angeles' NBA teams ruled the city. "When they get about 13 banners," the Lakers coach said of the Clippers, mindful that his team had won 16 championships and its cross-town rival zero, "then it...
  • Sports book roundup: Chris Chelios' memoir, more

    Sports book roundup: Chris Chelios' memoir, more
    You Can't Make This Up by Al Michaels with L. Jon Wertheim, William Morrow, 288 pages, $28.99 Nobody has documented more sports history in the past 50 years than Al Michaels. You name it, he's done it: Super Bowls, World Series, Olympics, NBA Finals....
  • Heat's preference these days is slow and steady

    Heat's preference these days is slow and steady
    The track shoes have been put in storage. What the Miami Heat have been offering these days is far more methodical than maniacal. And it's all been by design. "I like the pace we're doing," guard Dwyane Wade said before Tuesday night's game against...
  • ASK IRA: Could Whiteside make McRoberts expendable?

    ASK IRA: Could Whiteside make McRoberts expendable?
    Q: Ira, I know it's a small sample of Hassan Whiteside, but if he continues to play well I see him playing next to Chris Bosh for a long time. Where does that leave Josh McRoberts for the future? Could he be put in a trade for a point guard? Reggie...
  • Bianchi: What if FSU, like Alabama, signed alleged domestic abuser?

    Bianchi: What if FSU, like Alabama, signed alleged domestic abuser?
    Running off at the typewriter … Why isn't the national media skewering Alabama coach Nick Saban for signing 6-foot-4, 350-pound nose guard Jonathan Taylor, who was kicked off the University of Georgia team for aggravated assault and domestic...
  • Ira Winderman: Heat won't be able to back into playoffs

    Ira Winderman: Heat won't be able to back into playoffs
    It used to be these were the depths the Miami Heat would scour only when considering potential first-round postseason opponents. Now the post-LeBron James Heat find themselves amongst them, battling not necessarily for seeding, but survival. With...
  • Kobe Bryant sits out the Lakers' game against the Magic for rest purposes

    Kobe Bryant sits out the Lakers' game against the Magic for rest purposes
    LOS ANGELES — Statues of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Oscar De La Hoya and Chick Hearn adorn the plaza outside Staples Center. You don't need to tell the Orlando Magic that a statue of Kobe Bryant someday will be there, too....
  • Cavaliers' LeBron James expected to miss two weeks with injuries

    Cavaliers' LeBron James expected to miss two weeks with injuries
    Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is expected to be out the next two weeks with left knee and lower back strains, the team announced Thursday. James, 30, underwent an MRI and a physical examination by the Cavaliers team doctor on Wednesday, which...
  • Losses spoiling Dwyane Wade's revival

    Heat guard Dwyane Wade has shown glimpses of the past on several occasions this season. There was the 42 points against the Utah Jazz in mid-December. There was the tip-dunk over Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love a week later. There was also the...