The city of Miami hasn't had a very favorable reputation as a sports town for quite some time now, and whatever's left of that reputation took an enormous hit on Tuesday when the hometown Heat hosted the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. With the Heat trailing by as many as six points in the final two minutes of regulation, many of those in attendance at the American Airlines Arena hit the exits early as it appeared Miami's season was about to end two wins shy of an NBA Championship.
As everybody knows by now, what those people missed was a historic comeback that pushed the game into overtime. Miami would then go on to pull out a 103-100 win to force a decisive Game 7 on Thursday night. A game that Heat power forward Chris Bosh said on Wednesday he'd rather those doubters stay at home to watch than show up again at the AAA.
Something tells me those with tickets won't listen, but the guilt-stricken fans who don't will be given a chance at redemption by a minor league baseball on the opposite coast in Florida. That would be none other than the Fort Myers Miracle, a Class-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins.Read More »from Fort Myers Miracle offering Miami Heat fans a reprieve following early exit in Game 6