It's raining tears in Miami!

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It's raining tears in Miami!

By Jon Fucile
WickedGoodSports.com

The Miami Heat are like teenagers. Whiny, whiny teenagers. They act like theyre the best thing ever, act cocky, get out of line and then cry about how the whole world is against them when people try to set them straight. Oh how fast things can change.

Here is the Big Three, as they call themselves, before the season:

And here is the Weepy Three now:

They might as well go start an emo band with all that crying. 'Boo hoo, everyone hates us boo hoo!'

You guys ever stop to think it is because youre a bunch of pretentious idiots who have done zip, zero, nothing, nada to justify the way you carry yourselves? Grow up.

Former Heat coach and current Orlando coach Stan Van Gundy put it best when he was talking to reporters:

"I do chuckle a little bit when they complain about the scrutiny they get," Van Gundy told reporters. "My suggestion would be if you don't want the scrutiny, you don't hold a championship celebration before you've even practiced together. It's hard to go out yourself and invite that kind of crowd and celebration and attention, and then when things aren't going well, sort of bemoan the fact that you're getting that attention."

But-but-but . . . people are being super mean and negative and all the Heat have done is act like champions and jerks all season! This is unfair!!!! :( :( :(

LeBron James has even resorted to expressing his feelings through the majesty of song! That is how much you people are making him cry!

On the plus side, the Heat are now getting all kinds of new endorsement offers and movie offers. Pampers. Gerber.

If they were on Tom Hanks team they would get a stern talking to. Tom Hanks doesnt put up with this crap.

When anyone talks to the Heat players about how everyone hates them, they claim bias or disrespect. No, that isnt it at all. It is because Miami has assembled perhaps the greatest group of insecure, egomaniacal, whining, crying, idiots who blame everyone but themselves.

I guess it is not their fault they dont play as a team or that they dont have chemistry or that they are unwilling to put their egos aside and just win. That is all the media and fans fault. Shame on all of you!

After practice every day, LeBron goes all Ace Ventura and cries in the shower and it is all your fault you insensitive, mean spirited clowns!

Hey James, Wade and that other guy . . . what is his name? The one no one knows or cares about? Oh right, Bosh! Go take a long hard look in the mirror and realize you guys are not the greatest players in history or the greatest team in history.

At their preseason championship party, LeBron talked about how they were going to win 100 titles in a row. I guess they forgot about all that hard work and team work stuff. Too bad, so sad.

Maybe for five seconds, just spend less time whining to the media and crying after games because you lack the capability to come through in big games and oh, I dont know, play better?!

The Miami Heat make emo kids look like the toughest guys on the planet. Just shut up already because no one feels sorry for you and if you expect people to feel sorry for you, well youre just 1000 times dumber than we thought.

Bennett back at practice, but admits injuries hurting his play

Bennett back at practice, but admits injuries hurting his play

FOXBORO -- Martellus Bennett is willing to admit it. 

"Last week was probably my worst game as a Patriot," he told reporters in the locker room on Thursday. "But, you know, you have a bad game here and there. This week, come back grinding, and get ready."

Never was it more clear than on Sunday that Bennett has been hobbled by the injuries he's dealing with. He's coped with an ankle injury since Week 5 in Cleveland that has earned him the respect of his teammates and coaches, but against the Rams it appeared to severely impact his performance. 

He saw four targets and caught two for four yards. As a blocker -- the facet of his game that stood out more than his receiving ability early this season -- he was called for two holds and had difficulty keeping his assignments in check, both in the run game and in pass protection. 

Asked if he may benefit from a week off, Bennett said he planned to continue to play.

"I never thought about that. I just keep going," he said. "I'm like the energizer bunny. I just try to find a way. Sometimes it's [expletive] when you're out there playing with different injuries. You can't do a lot of things that you want to do. You have [expletive] plays. You might have a string of bad plays in a row just because youre dealing with different things . . . 

"But throughout the game you kind of find a way to get the job done. I think that's the biggest point. It may not be pretty all the time, but try to figure some kind of way to get it done. Sometimes it's adjusting as the game goes on."

He added: "The thing about this sport is it's always something. You never go throuigh a season without having some kind of nick or tear, but there's a lot of guys playing with different things. But some guys are able to play through different injuries, and [with] some of the same injuries, you see guys around the league . . . go on IR and things like that. But it just depends on the person and their pain tolerance."

Bennett was back at practice Thursday after he wasn't spotted there on Wednesday. He may be helped by the long week leading up to Monday's game against the Ravens. It could mean an extra day of rest and recovery.

Sometimes, he said, it's difficult not to be out there.

"Sometimes. Sometimes it's like, thank God. I needed that today," he said. "It varies each week. . . I'll fight through whatever and I think that's something that my teammates and coaches know about me that I'm going to try to give them everything I got no matter what."

Tim Thomas ranked one of top 40 goalies on very weird list

Tim Thomas ranked one of top 40 goalies on very weird list

The NHL Network is terrific. Its programming is the best of any of the four major sports leagues’ channels, its talent is outstanding and it shows a lot of cool games across various leagues.  

Players mess up though. 

In the network’s recently released ranking of the 40 best goaltenders of all time, the Bruins were well-represented, but so too was insanity. We’re talking Jonathan Quick in the top 20 (No. 16!), Marc-Andre Fleury top 25 (No. 21!) and Corey Crawford top 30 (No. 26!). Those are just a few of the head-scratchers. 

Tim Thomas was one of seven Bruins on the list, coming in at No. 27. Other Bruins ranked were Bernie Parent (No. 12), Frank Brimsek (No. 23), Rogie Vachon (No. 25), Tiny Thompson (No. 28), Gerry Cheevers (No. 29), Andy Moog (No. 36). Here's the full list, per Mark Lazerus. 

Statistically, Tuukka Rask deserves a place on this list if Fleury and Crawford are going to be that high, but we’ll save the Rask arguments for literally every other second of my life. 

[OK, real quick: Rask has the highest career save percentage of all time. Quick sits No. 17 and Fleury is 32nd. This doesn’t need to be completely statistics based, but it also shouldn’t be completely how-many-Cup-teams-were-on-based. Honestly, I can’t tell what this list is based on at all. Like Cristobal Huet had a better career save percentage than Fleury has.]

Anyway, everyone else hated the list, too.