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LeBron James #6, Head Coach Erik Spoelstra and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien Trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Vegas Odds: Miami Heat Favored To Win Third NBA Title

The odds are looking good that the Miami Heat will bring home a third NBA Championship.

CBS Miami–04/17/2014

4. San Antonio Spurs (14-3)

Spurs Continue Dominance In Western Conference

While the Philadelphia 76ers are on a historic losing streak, the San Antonio Spurs continue to show every other team how to be the best organization in professional sports.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 21: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien and Finals MVP Trophy after winning the Championship against the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game Five of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2013 Top 10 Local Sports Stories

With the year coming to an end, CBSMiami.com is looking back at the top local sports stories. From the Miami Heat’s second-straight NBA Championship to the Miami Marlins’ historically bad season; there was something for everyone this year in sports.

CBS Miami–12/09/2013

Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat - Game Four

Rose Presents Tough Opening Night Challenge For Heat

The Miami Heat are used to challenges, but they get one of their stiffest tests right out of the gate on opening night Tuesday against the team’s bitter rivals, the Chicago Bulls.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

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New Faces Could Hold Heat’s Key To Three-peat

The Miami Heat are just one day away from starting the journey towards a third-straight NBA championship and while the roster is set; there are plenty of questions surrounding the team’s pursuit of an elusive three-peat.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

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Heat Prep Ring Celebration For Tuesday Night

The Miami Heat are used to planning championship ceremonies and Tuesday the team will once again raise a championship banner to the rafters of the American Airlines Arena for the third time in seven years.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait during media on September 30, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

NBA GM’s Pick Heat To Win 2014 NBA Finals

The NBA tips off its regular season next week and as one final preview of the season, the league’s general managers made their predictions for awards and who will take home the Larry O’Brien trophy this year. Put simply, it’s good to be a member or fan of the Miami Heat!

CBS Miami–10/22/2013

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 6: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat looks on before the Red & White scrimmage game on October 6, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade Not Playing In Heat’s Preseason Opener

Hopefully, this is not a bad sign for the Heat this season. Dwyane Wade was in the starting lineup for the Miami Heat’s preseason opener. That is, until he decided he needed a night off.

10/07/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 20: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat poses for a portrait with the Larry O'Brien and the Finals MVP Trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 20, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron: “I’m Happy Right Now Being In Miami”

Miami Heat fans heard something from superstar LeBron James that was likely music to their ears during an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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2013-2014 Miami Heat Regular Season Schedule Released

The Miami Heat are going to the Super Bowl. Well, at least Super Bowl weekend.

CBS4–08/06/2013

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