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Chris Bosh #1, Dwyane Wade #3, and LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat celebrate after Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Fl.(Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Things On Where Things Are In NBA Free Agency

At this time four years ago NBA free agency was a circus. LeBron James was joining Twitter and Chris Bosh was offering regular updates on his free-agent wooing.

07/03/2014

General view as Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning during the Opening Day game at Fenway Park on April 4, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Source: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

America’s Best Sports Cities To Play In

With both the NBA and NHL now in their respective offseasons the attention shifts to looking at all the players who could be changing addresses in the coming months. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best sports cities in the United States, both from a location standpoint as well as its fans.

06/17/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 06:  Starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi #24 of the Miami Marlins delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Marlins Play Against Cubs Saturday

A lack of run support has plagued Jeff Samardzija, but he certainly won’t blame the offense for anything if this outing is like his last one.

06/07/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - APRIL 28: LeBron James #6 and teammate Norris Cole #30 of the Miami Heat reacts after a play on their way to defeating the Charlotte Bobcats 109-98 in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Time Warner Cable Arena on April 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Heat Three-Peat Within Reach

As much as the rest of us are savoring these NBA playoffs, with all the buzzer beaters and Game 7s and overtime drama, the view is even better for LeBron James and his teammates.

05/03/2014

Snow accumulates on a bike parked beside a street as vehicles drive past on February 25, 2014 in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo by: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Come On Down And Feel The Warmth

The number of visitors to South Florida could increase as winter does not want to give the northern states a break.

02/28/2014

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LeBron Takes Some Teasing About His Broken Nose

LeBron James looked groggy, battled the sniffles as he spoke and wore a large bandage Saturday over the bridge of his swollen, broken nose.

02/22/2014

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Officials Reviewing Knock-Out Hit Against Panthers Player During Sochi Game

A hit that knocked Slovakia forward Tomas Kopecky out of an Olympic hockey game will be reviewed for possible discipline.

02/15/2014

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Report: Fla. Has Second Highest Rate Of Underwater Properties

Florida has the nation’s second-highest rate of residential properties that were deeply underwater last month according to a new report.

01/09/2014

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