Lebron James http://wlrn.org en LeBron's Move In 9 Haikus http://wlrn.org/post/lebrons-move-9-haikus <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We read your haiku</span><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">about </span>LeBron<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> James leaving.</span><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thanks for the poems.</span></p><p>In 2010, WLRN and the Miami Herald <a href="http://https://www.publicinsightnetwork.org/source/en/insight/ab68f13c0931/lebron-james-poetry-contest">collected poems</a> to welcome the arrival of LeBron James to the Miami Heat. It's fitting to say goodbye to one of the Heat's celebrated players in verse again.</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:23:16 +0000 Stefania Ferro 35529 at http://wlrn.org LeBron's Move In 9 Haikus Burger Formerly Known As "Bron" Is Now "Gone" http://wlrn.org/post/burger-formerly-known-bron-now-gone <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A local restaurant called </span>OneBurger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Coral Gables created the </span>Bron<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Burger back when </span>LeBron<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;James first announced he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to play for the Miami Heat.</span></p><p>The ingredients are listed on a big sign on the wall:</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:53:51 +0000 Carla Javier 35552 at http://wlrn.org Burger Formerly Known As "Bron" Is Now "Gone" The LeBron James Story Has Always Been A Tale Of Two Cities http://wlrn.org/post/lebron-james-story-has-always-been-tale-two-cities <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">LeBron is gone but we will always have Julia Tuttle.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:07:44 +0000 Kenny Malone 35505 at http://wlrn.org The LeBron James Story Has Always Been A Tale Of Two Cities Say Goodbye To LeBron James With A Haiku http://wlrn.org/post/say-goodbye-lebron-james-haiku <p></p><p>LeBron James' <a href="http://www.si.com/nba/2014/07/11/lebron-james-cleveland-cavaliers">decision to leave the Miami Heat</a> and join the Cleveland Cavaliers has left plenty of South Floridians with mixed feelings.</p><p>WLRN and the Miami Herald held a poetry contest welcoming James to Miami. Now it's time to say goodbye.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:18:08 +0000 Stefania Ferro 35402 at http://wlrn.org Say Goodbye To LeBron James With A Haiku Serge Toussaint Paints "Queen" Over LeBron's Blacked-Out Face http://wlrn.org/post/serge-toussaint-paints-queen-over-lebrons-blacked-out-face <p>Clevelanders burned their&nbsp;LeBron&nbsp;James jerseys. Miamians blacked his face out of a mural.</p><p>Roughly a couple hours after announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James' face was blacked out from a Serge Toussaint&nbsp;mural of the Miami Heat in Midtown.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It really hurts me to see people vandalizing my artwork, but at the same time I understand where they’re coming from,” says&nbsp;</span>Toussaint.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:06:08 +0000 Constanza Gallardo & Selima Hussain 35403 at http://wlrn.org Serge Toussaint Paints "Queen" Over LeBron's Blacked-Out Face LeBron James Will Return To The Cleveland Cavaliers http://wlrn.org/post/lebron-james-will-return-cleveland-cavaliers The Miami experiment is over: LeBron James will play for the Cleveland Cavaliers next season. The NBA star opted out of his contract with the Heat after spending four seasons in Miami, where he won two championships.<p>James, 29, played for Cleveland for seven seasons before leaving the town, and his home state of Ohio, for Miami. Speculation about his next move heated up after James and the Heat were trounced in the NBA Finals by the San Antonio Spurs.<p><strong>Update at 12:45 p.m. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:33:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 35392 at http://wlrn.org LeBron James Will Return To The Cleveland Cavaliers Why As The Heat Get Better (Or Worse) So Do We http://wlrn.org/post/why-heat-get-better-or-worse-so-do-we <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.4318181818181819; white-space: pre-wrap;">There are few events in life that bring communities together. In many instances they are disasters, like hurricanes, tornadoes or earthquakes. But in some happier examples, they are sporting events.</span></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:00:24 +0000 Phil Latzman 15197 at http://wlrn.org Why As The Heat Get Better (Or Worse) So Do We Miami Heat Fans Share A Moment Of Pure Bliss, Again http://wlrn.org/post/miami-heat-fans-share-moment-pure-bliss-their-team-again <p></p><p>Game Seven was beautiful.</p><p>Yet again the Heat turned us all into a stunning supernova of clanky pots and clinky pans. Everyone exhale. After the textbook magnificence of Game Seven, Miami is alive and absolutely knows it.</p><p>This morning and for the rest of the summer the Miami Heat are our guiding knights and definitively the best team in the National Basketball Association.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 11:36:39 +0000 Nathaniel Sandler 16204 at http://wlrn.org Miami Heat Fans Share A Moment Of Pure Bliss, Again Win Or Lose Game Seven, This Heat Fan Will Enjoy The Ride http://wlrn.org/post/win-or-lose-game-seven-heat-fan-will-enjoy-ride <p>I am a Miamian. Miami is and will always be my hometown. I graduated from Miami Central High School, Miami Dade Junior College and Florida Atlantic University. And basketball is and will always be my favorite sport. My only son is a 23-year-old named Michael Jordan Sheer, which means he got his name before Jordan got any rings.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:29:31 +0000 Aley Sheer 16072 at http://wlrn.org Win Or Lose Game Seven, This Heat Fan Will Enjoy The Ride