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Why the New York Times Is a Great Newspaper (LeBron James Edition)

Yesterday: Close-up: Nice.

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Miami Vise (NBA Championship Edition)

Behold the Miami-Industrial Complex: That MiamiWhereWorldsMeet crowd got together to run this ad in Tuesday’s New York Times celebrating the Heat’s second consecutive NBA Championship: You know what’s really So Miami? 400,000 people turned out for the victory parade. Roughly the same … Continue reading

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Can’t Stand The Heat? Get Into The Bitchin’ (NBA Finals Game 6 Edition)

Say, Game 6 of the NBA Finals was a real corker, yeah? After three quarters the San Antonio Spurs seemed to pwn the Miami Heat. But forget Tim Duncan’s magisterial performance and Boris Diaw’s tough defense and LeBron James’s 3-12 … Continue reading

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Can’t Stand The Heat? Get Into The NBA Finals

Say, that was some beatdown the San Antonio Spurs put on the Miami Heat last night, yeah? The NBA Finals suddenly got interesting when the Spurs won Game One in Miami, and got really interesting when San Antonio totally embarrassed … Continue reading

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Local Editorials: Carnival Cruise Damage Control No Triumph

Saturday’s local dailies both editorialized about the Carnival Cruise to Nightmare, but they had very – wait for it – different criticisms about the cruise line’s response. Boston Globe editorial: Cruise ship owner: Facing the Heat While passengers on the … Continue reading

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Thunder Can’t Take The Heat

The 2012 NBA Finals has been a series of entertaining tilts between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Miami Heat, but with the Heat now up 3-1 it’s clear that First Finals Syndrome has set in. The Heat suffered it last … Continue reading

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Celts Can Take The Heat

All together now: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot! Admit it, none of you – none – predicted that the Boston Celtics would be up 3-2 after Game Five of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals. Most of you (and when I say you, … Continue reading

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Dirk: n. A dagger

That’s according to The American Heritage Dictionary. And that’s exactly what Dirk Nowitzki was – a dagger – in the NBA Finals. You can debate all day long whether the Dallas Mavericks smoked the Miami Heat or the Heat self-immolated. … Continue reading

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What The Hell Does THAT Mean? (Miami Heat Edition)

From a Sunday Boston Globe piece about Miami Heat players LeBron James and Dwayne Wade caught on video seeming to mock Dallas Maverick player Dirk Nowitzki: Yet another day in the NBA Finals, and yet another explanation forLeBron James and his … Continue reading

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God Help Me, I’m Rooting For the Mavericks

I’ve always disliked the Dallas Mavericks, not so much because of the players, but because of their asshat owner Mark Cuban. But Cuban has wisely stayed in the background this time around (as opposed to the Mavs 2006 NBA Finals … Continue reading

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