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Ira Winderman on Miami Heat at Orlando Magic

sun-sentinel.com — Observations from Saturday night's 99-92 victory over the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center: -- With his fifth rebound in the first quarter Chris Bosh reached 7,000 for his career. -- That Bosh shooting slump? Past tense, with another solid, feathery effort from the field. -- Shabazz Napier again added needed energy off the bench.
Nov 22, 2014

Winderman's View: Rebounds? Who needs rebounds when you have Chris Bosh and Mario Chalmers? This time it worked. bit.ly/1y0NIaT

Miami Heat take on Orlando Magic at Amway Center

sun-sentinel.com — The contrast in the middle was undeniable. On one end, Nik Vucevic was bulling his way to the rim, often with impunity. On the other end, Chris Bosh was lofting feathery jumpers, his effort more art form than muscle work. This time, the style points made the difference.
Nov 22, 2014

Nik Vucevic plays bigger but Chris Bosh plays better as Heat win in Orlando without Wade, Cole. bit.ly/11o9z0x

Miami Heat play Orlando Magic at Amway Center

sun-sentinel.com — A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Saturday's 7 p.m. game between the Heat and Magic at the Amway Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Wade , Cole out for the Heat, Tobias Harris out for the Magic.
Nov 22, 2014

For starters: A look at lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Heat-Magic bit.ly/1xjowK3 7 p.m. (Sun Sports)

Chris Bosh, Erik Spoelstra lament Miami Heat back-to-backs

sun-sentinel.com — Why, yes, the Miami Heat are in the midst of their fifth back-to-back set of the season. Less than a month into the season. "The NBA is insane," center Chris Bosh said before Saturday night's game against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center, with a Sunday game to follow against the Charlotte Hornets at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Nov 22, 2014

Back-to-backs, or, as Chris Bosh calls it, "the insanity," back for Heat, with their fifth of the season in progress. bit.ly/11OgaCh

Dwyane Wade out against Magic, Cole misses shootaround

sun-sentinel.com — Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade will miss his fifth consecutive game Saturday night when the Heat face the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. "It's getting better every day," Wade said after the morning shootaround of his strained left hamstring. "When I feel confident enough that I can do the things I need to do, then I will be back.
Nov 22, 2014

Dwayne Wade (hamstring), Norris Cole (finger) out against Magic. Cole's 160-game appearance streak comes to end. bit.ly/1toa1SU

Nov 22, 2014

Dwayne Wade out against Magic, but he does return to drill work. Cole doubtful in Orlando. bit.ly/1toa1SU

Former Miami Heat guard Roger Mason Jr. seeks to avert 2017 NBA lockout

sun-sentinel.com — So when exactly is the "appropriate time" for billionaire owners and multimillionaire players to talk about their unimaginable riches? To former Miami Heat guard Roger Mason Jr., now might be as good a time as any. As a preemptive measure, he might be right, at least if you have any hopes of watching NBA basketball in 2017-18.
Nov 22, 2014

Sunday notes on a Saturday: A former Heat player and the battle to avert an NBA lockout bit.ly/11GKddS plus LeBron, Larkin, more.

Can Miami Dolphins take down might Peyton Manning?

sun-sentinel.com — Peyton Manning is the league's only five-time MVP, and the NFL's active leader in nearly every major passing category. The 13-time Pro Bowl selection has had a record-setting 12 seasons where he's led his team to at least 12 wins. Manning is 13 victories shy of becoming the quarterback with the most wins in NFL history.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @phinfan2003 what do you feel will be the biggest challenge this team will face Sunday? > Addressed it here. sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-d…

Can Miami Heat afford to wait on Chris Bosh-Josh McRoberts tandem?

sun-sentinel.com — Q: Couldn't we start Udonis Haslem at the five for his rebounding and defense and move Chris Bosh back to the four? I think it would really help on the defensive end of the floor.
Nov 22, 2014

Can Bosh-McRoberts pairing alleviate Heat concerns in power rotation? Latest "Ask Ira" at bit.ly/1v7QwDq plus more.

John Goodman case: Wellington polo magnate sentenced to 16 years in 2010 DUI manslaughter

sun-sentinel.com — Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath on Friday sentenced Wellington polo club founder John Goodman to 16 years in prison for the death of 23-year-old Scott Patrick Wilson on Feb. 12, 2010. The judge imposed the same prison term as he had in May 2012, after Goodman was convicted the first time and before juror misconduct forced a retrial.
Nov 21, 2014

PB Polo magnate John Goodman sentenced to 16 years in prison on DUI manslaughter; denied bond. From @SunSentinel sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-bea…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @SunSentinel: BREAKING: John Goodman sentenced to 16 years in prison for DUI manslaughter sunsent.nl/11L8r7Z

Nov 21, 2014

RT @SunSentinel: BREAKING: Polo mogul John Goodman sentenced to 16 years for DUI manslaughter of UCF kid. sunsent.nl/11L8r7Z

Ousted Miramar football coach falsified resume

sun-sentinel.com — Matt Strout, the former coach at the center of a wide-ranging investigation into Miramar High's football program, falsified portions of his resume when applying for the school's head coach vacancy in January, the Sun Sentinel has learned through an extensive background check.
Nov 22, 2014

The incredible story of how former local Miramar HS football coach falsified resume to get job. From @SunSentinel sun-sentinel.com/sports/highsch…

Nov 21, 2014

How serious is HS football in Fla.? Our man @ryan_s_clark w the story of a coach lied on his resume to get a gig sun-sentinel.com/sports/highsch…

Deputies nab 'Criminal Casanova' after Cooper City ripoff

sun-sentinel.com — It seems Cooper City was the most recent stop on Trevor D. Thornton's nationwide trajectory of deceived, scorned and ripped off women, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Thornton, 33, is accused of stealing a safe containing $14,000 from a Cooper City woman he romanced.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @talanez: 'Criminal Casanova' nabbed after Cooper City rip-off has deceived women nationwide, #BSO says bit.ly/1vx9JQZ pic.twitter.com/3SoZcBSxFs

Nov 21, 2014

'Criminal Casanova' nabbed after Cooper City rip-off has deceived women nationwide, #BSO says bit.ly/1vx9JQZ pic.twitter.com/3SoZcBSxFs

What you missed: Top stories this week from the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team

sun-sentinel.com — My reporter colleagues on the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team -- Tonya Alanez (@tAlanez); Mike Clary (@MikeClary) ; Emily Miller (@EmilyBethMiller); Erika Pesantes (@E Pesantes) and Wayne Roustan ( @WayneRoustan ) -- filed some excellent stories this week that were popular with readers.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @LindaTrischitta: What you missed: Top stories this week from the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team bit.ly/1BVeQx2 pic.twitter.com/acMS64psDF

Nov 21, 2014

Check out our breaking news team's top stories in Broward this week: sun-sentinel.com/news/crime/cri…

Defense lawyer Kayo Morgan dead at 63

sun-sentinel.com — Fort Lauderdale lawyer Kayo Morgan, the defense attorney who won the first case ever broadcast on Court TV, has died in Georgia, family members said. He was 63, and he died at around 2 a.m. Monday in his mother's arms. Carolyn June Howe said her son revealed in 2011 that he was suffering from cancer.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @DavidOvalle305: Kayo Morgan, legendary FTL lawyer who once appeared in court with his pet monkey, passes away at 63 sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/… via @rolmeda

Nov 21, 2014

RT @SentinelPaula: RIP Kayo Morgan, probably the only lawyer to bring a diapered, diabetic pet monkey to court. sunsent.nl/1AteRqD pic.twitter.com/AXwsUoQmBP

Thanksgiving, Black Friday Shopping Survival Guide

sun-sentinel.com — The Thanksgiving shopping madness kicks off in stores on Thursday, running for five days through Cyber Monday. No matter what day you plan to hit the stores, you can score the best deals on holiday gifts by drawing up a battle plan.
Nov 21, 2014

Thanksgiving/Black Friday Shopping Survival Guide - The Thanksgiving shopping madness kicks off in stores on Thurs... ow.ly/2R1Gz3

Crime & Safety Blog

sun-sentinel.com — The latest insight and analysis on South Florida crime, public health and safety from the South Florida Sun Sentinel

FSU shooting prompts review of security in Florida colleges

sun-sentinel.com — Police officers have become as visible on college campuses as students and professors, as schools respond to the early Thursday morning shooting at Florida State University. The incident, in which FSU alumnus Myron May injured three students in a campus library before being killed by police, has alarmed students and employees at colleges throughout the state.

Rep. Rick Stark, D-Weston, files texting-while-driving bill in Florida Legislature

sun-sentinel.com — Get your hands on the wheel and put down the cell, because the first bill filed for the next legislative session would allow police to pull over drivers for texting while driving. Currently, police can only ticket motorists if they are pulled over for a different reason.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @rschallom: The first bill filed for the next legislative session would allow police to pull over drivers for texting: bit.ly/1uOhEaE

The Lost Sister - SunSentinel.com

interactive.sun-sentinel.com — Until her dying day, she carried a baby doll with her everywhere. She clothed it, fed it, changed its diapers. She called it Iris. The doll was originally a gift for one of Filomena's great-grandchildren. As soon as she saw it, she cried. "My baby!" she said. "They found my baby!"

What's trending: Latin Grammy Awards, Immigration, Miami Heat, #MeanTweets, LGBT

sun-sentinel.com — There's a lot going on in the social universe this Friday: The Latin Grammy Awards, Obama's Immigration Action, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and so much more. Here's what's trending: 1. Latin Grammy Awards The first 20-minutes of the 15th Latin Grammy Awards featured President Obama broadcasting his executive immigration action to an audience of Latin superstars.