| May 28, 2013
| 7:04 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Erik Spoelstra does not want to help this story. There's a reason. He doesn't embrace fame. He finds no value in headlines. He's had enough written about him already, he seems to say.
For the past 30 minutes Monday afternoon, he...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:04 PM
It seems the world is puzzled by Dwyane Wade's toenails, Chris Bosh's supposed creepiness, Tim Duncan's seemingly sad disposition and Tony Parker's Frenchness.
As the NBA Finals heats up between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, we decided to mine...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Katie Ledecky took on the most grueling challenge of her swimming career and won three times.
The Maryland swimmer pulled away in the women's 1,500-meter freestyle final at the Saturday at the national swimming championships in Indianapolis, winning...
| Jun 12, 2013
The whispers began even before the regular season concluded. The shift appeared inevitable. The Miami Heat, after all, made their most significant statements during their 2012 championship run after Shane Battier replaced Udonis Haslem as the...
| May 2, 2013
It is a game of truth-or-dare that often can define the Miami Heat's offense and certainly delineate Udonis Haslem's scoring success....
| Oct 29, 2010
| 9:58 PM
MIAMI — For months, people had circled Oct. 29, 2010, as the night when two NBA superpowers would collide.
But the highly anticipated matchup between the Orlando Magic and the new-look Miami Heat didn't live up to the hype. Not even close. An...
| May 15, 2011
| 8:33 PM
It’s not the prettiest thing. But it might be the most important.
As former championship coach Pat Riley once said, “No rebounds, no rings.’’ By the way, whatever happened to that Riley guy?
Anyway, Miami committed...
| May 18, 2011
| 9:15 PM
The Bulls couldn’t hit from the floor and couldn’t hit from the free-throw line. What else you got? Nerf basketball, anyone?
Derrick Rose was bad. Carlos Boozer was awful. Luol Deng was useless in the second half. Everybody else followed....
| May 19, 2011
| 9:23 AM
For all the stuff that would make you sick as a Bulls fan from Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, the pathetic attempt at self-importance by Heat valet Erik Spoelstra would be on the list.
The subject was the performance of Heat center Udonis...
| May 24, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Derrick Rose would appear to be facing the most important fourth quarter of his career tonight.
That’s what happens when your last two fourth quarters have been awful and your team has lost control of the Eastern Conference finals.
I mean, get a...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:03 AM
I find that people in Miami are just as quick to compliment my tee-shirt collection as they are my daily talk show. Between "Neil's" in Boca Raton and "The7Line" and "NoMas" up in New York, I have put together quite a collection of authentic team tee-...