It was clear everyone's first call would go to Orlando and New Orleans, seeking the prize 2012 free agents. What wasn't clear was that either would be available.
Miami: the destination for domestic relaxation. Most of us have memories of days on the beautiful beaches and evenings roaming a vibrant nightlife. Rarely does one venture across the causeway to explore what else lies in The Magic City.
Most people would be surprised to know that at our federal courthouse, a transplanted Miamian recently wrote an opinion that should provide the intellectual template for a Supreme Court affirmation of Affordable Health Care Act.
I have a suggestion to solve this sport's crisis. Give Mark Cuban the power to rep the owners with full authority to agree to the terms of a contract.
Sports metaphors pervade every crevice of American conversation, so it stands to reason that the National Basketball Association has opted to put asid...
David Tyree says same-sex marriage would send the country into anarchy. Oh, really? I would say he's taken one too many hits, but the truth is, he never made another catch in the NFL after that Super Bowl reception.
When the Dallas Mavericks upset the Miami Heat in Miami on Sunday, millions of Lebron-haters around the world experienced the greatest exhilaration of their lives.
New Yorkers love to think that basketball is the "city game," their city for sure. Well if you're scoring at home, going back only 17 years, Texas has won seven NBA championships, New York zero.
Lebron James, obviously overcome by the series loss, has exposed the raw underbelly of professional sports by what could be the most insensitive, hurtful post-game comment since the invention of ESPN.
As someone who has studied Buddhism (read: slightly above Wikipedia-level knowledge), I see several important concepts that resonate in the outcome of the series.
After "The Decision," Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert publicly pledged to Cleveland fans that the Cavaliers would win a title before James. He chuckled after James latest season ended Sunday night, leaving him still without a championship.
The Mavericks won the last three games by dominating the fourth quarter. They aren't the most athletic or explosive team, but they know how to play the game, and they are champions.
Poise and perspective and restraint are the skills of veteran players. Disappointment and frustration and outright embarrassment teach them well. In that respect, the Miami Heat should be a tougher Finals opponent next time.
The Dallas Maverick's demonstrated that a passionate, determined, gritty and talented team could prevail over a group of superstars. This should be the biggest takeaway for the Miami Heat.
Not everyone agrees that we should continue to harbor such ill will against LeBron. Here, a roundup of what sports columnists are saying about "The Decision" as the Heat sit on the brink of elimination.
If Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks win this year's NBA Finals, as I fully expect them to do, it will be a huge step forward for U.S. sports and U.S. attitudes about the rest of the world.