| Aug 2, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Alonzo Mourning will carry a part of Jason Cooper into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, when the former Miami Heat center is inducted in Springfield, Mass.
That will make it more than a basketball story.
But from a storyteller's...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis.
A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:32 PM
For nearly three weeks there has been near silence from Miami Heat management about the free-agent departure of forward LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Until Heat owner Micky Arison, in what the team termed "a message to...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:53 PM
The statement issued Monday by Heat owner Micky Arison and sent to season-ticket holders:
While what your Miami HEAT has accomplished in the last four years has been historic, there’s a bigger picture that more clearly defines the success...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:19 PM
It was during the Heat's playoff run, while Son No. 2 was making excuses for a speeding ticket, that in a parental fit of exasperation I said, "You have to own your mistake."
It immediately hit me: That was Erik Spoelstra's line. It was a thought the...
| Jun 26, 2014
On June 14, Sunni rebels threatened Baghdad after seizing much of Iraq — and President Barack Obama fearlessly played a round at the Sunnylands Golf Course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
The next day, the militants posted pictures of their mass...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:22 PM
The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and Source Hoops present the 2013-2014 Class 4A all-state team. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, all-area teams selected by media from around the state, and recognition from the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:38 AM
The Charlotte Hornets name officially returns to the NBA next season, and the team formerly known as the Bobcats unveiled their new uniforms Thursday.
The new threads share few similarities to the uniforms Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson wore during...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:07 PM
HAMPTON — Boo Williams has had more than his share of talent and future pros come through his acclaimed summer basketball program. When he fields a team devoid of star power, the margin for error is small and the required ingredient is intensity....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:24 AM
AmericanAirlines Arena isn't the only venue packing Heat these days.
Studio Kanter Gallery in Fort Lauderdale and the Wentworth Gallery in Boca Raton will be sources of slam-dunk artistry through the end of June, with large-scale portraits of LeBron...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:24 AM
James Michael McAdoo’s decision last week to forgo his senior basketball season at North Carolina makes him the fourth Tar Heel from Boo Williams’ summer program to declare early for the NBA draft. Which led to an exercise that again...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:42 PM
MARYLAND WOMEN'S LACROSSE: The No. 2 Terps crushed UMBC, 14-3, on a snow-framed field Friday afternoon.
The Terps (1-0) captured the season-opening victory much in part to the success of several young players including freshman Zoe Stukenberg and...