Norris Cole Blog Posts

The NBA: The End of an Era?

Is this the end of their partnership after going 2-2 in the Finals?They came together 4 summers ago to conquer the basketball world together. They shocked a lot of people with their decision. They celebrated with their fans before the season started...
by Hoop Nut on Jun 22, 2014

No more nasty Norris?

(This post was originally posted by Chewy on the Coronation Street Blog in January 2013.) A year or so I wrote a blog post about how it seemed that Norris had gone from being a comedic busybody to a nasty piece of work.I've noticed lately that we f...
by Bluenose Corrie Blog on Feb 7, 2014

Indiana Steals Game 2 from Miami, 97-93

MIAMI – If Miami made one more “winning” play in Game 1, as LeBron James put it, then Indiana made two in Game 2. In a contest that featured a number of offensive runs by both teams, and some spectacular plays by the stars, it came down to...
by Outside the Redzone on May 25, 2013

Heat vs Pacers: Eastern Conference Finals Preview

The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers have to wait no more before they tip off their Eastern Conference Finals best-of-seven series. Pundits feel the Pacers stand the greatest chance of dethroning the defending champion Heat, but most of them are still p...
by Outside the Redzone on May 22, 2013

Miami Survives Game 5, Advances to Conference Finals

MIAMI – The Miami Heat opened Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal with the Chicago Bulls with such precision that is was hard to imagine an outcome other than one similar to the Game 2 blowout. Chicago, though, had other plans. The Bul...
by Outside the Redzone on May 16, 2013

Miami Stifles Chicago in Game 4

CHICAGO – Game 4 stood as a proverbial fork in the road for this Eastern Conference Semifinal series, and Chicago had the hope of turning the narrative down the path whispering “upset”. Miami, though, shifted the defense into high-gear in t...
by Outside the Redzone on May 14, 2013

Miami Outlasts Chicago to Take Game 3

CHICAGO – Coming off a game that featured 51 personal fouls, nine technical fouls, two flagrant fouls and a pair of ejections, the Miami Heat entered the Madhouse on Madison knowing it would closer to a gladiatorial bout than an actual free-flo...
by Outside the Redzone on May 11, 2013

NBA Playoff Rundown (May 10th)

There were two playoff games in the NBA on Friday night after a day of no action. The playoffs will resume with a pair of games on Saturday. Eastern Conference Semifinals – Game 3 (1) Miami Heat 104, (5) Chicago Bulls 94 LeBron James finished w...
by Outside the Redzone on May 11, 2013

Daily Rundown: Heat Pull Away from Bulls in Game 3

The Miami Heat used a big fourth quarter on Friday night to top the Chicago Bulls 104-94 and a take a two games to one series lead. The Heat outscored Chicago 34-24 in the final frame to win Game 3 after the score was tied at the end of three quarter...
by Outside the Redzone on May 11, 2013

NBA Playoff Rundown (May 8th)

The NBA Playoffs resumed on Wednesday with a pair of Game 2s. There will be no games held on Thursday. The playoffs will resume with a pair of games on Friday night. Eastern Conference Semifinals – Game 2 (5) Chicago Bulls 78, (1) Miami Heat 11...
by Outside the Redzone on May 9, 2013

Daily Rundown: Heat Blast Bulls to Even Series

The Miami Heat bounced back from a stunning Game 1 loss to top the Chicago Bulls 115-78 on Wednesday and even their best-of-seven series at one game apiece. The 37-point victory is the largest in team playoff history for Miami and at one point in the...
by Outside the Redzone on May 9, 2013

Miami Routs Chicago in Game 2

MIAMI – Tasting adversity really for the first time this calendar year, the Miami Heat found themselves in a nip-and-tuck physical contest of wills against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls had punched the Heat in the mouth and stolen Game 1, so Gam...
by Outside the Redzone on May 9, 2013

Miami Runs By Milwaukee for 3-0 Series Lead

MILWAUKEE – Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra expected a “desperate, competitive response” from the Milwaukee Bucks in their home arena. It had been three years since Milwaukee had hosted a playoff game, and while the effort matched the antici...
by Outside the Redzone on Apr 26, 2013

Daily Rundown: Red Sox Walk-off Overshadowed by Tragedy

On what should have been a great sports day for the Boston area, tragedy struck. Known as Patriot’s Day in Boston, the Red Sox took the field at 11:00 in the morning while across town, the Boston Marathon was taking place. Mike Napoli’s w...
by Outside the Redzone on Apr 16, 2013

Daily Rundown: Braves Rally Past Nats in Extras

On Friday night, the Washington Nationals looked determined to defeat the Atlanta Braves and move into a first place tie in the National League East. Washington led 4-0 after two innings and took a 4-2 lead into the ninth inning. The Braves evened th...
by Outside the Redzone on Apr 13, 2013

Miami Wins 61st Game of the Season

MIAMI – In what was likely a first round playoff preview, the Miami Heat entered the game against the Milwaukee Bucks without Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The team is also closely monitoring LeBron James’ minutes these days, in an effort to ke...
by Outside the Redzone on Apr 10, 2013

Miami Surges Past Charlotte

MIAMI – The NBA’s best faced its worst on Sunday night, and the result was as expected. Despite a pair of close games against the bottom-feeding Bobcats earlier in the season, the Heat outclassed their opponents in front of a classy crowd. No...
by Outside the Redzone on Mar 25, 2013

Miami Stretches Streak to 25, Tops Detroit

MIAMI – The Miami Heat have done it again. They didn’t just win their 25th consecutive game, they kept things interesting by coming back from a double-digit deficit for the third straight game. It was also the ninth time during the winning st...
by Outside the Redzone on Mar 23, 2013

Heat Down Lakers with Dominant 4th

MIAMI – The greatness of LeBron James was on full display on Sunday afternoon, when the traveling drama known as the Los Angeles Lakers arrived. James became the first player in Miami Heat history to score 30+ points in five consecutive games,...
by Outside the Redzone on Feb 11, 2013

Heat Lose in Portland

PORTLAND – Despite leading by 12 points early in the fourth quarter, the Miami Heat lost to the suddenly hot Portland Trail Blazers 92-90 on Thursday night. Wesley Matthews hit two three-pointers in the final minute, including one to put the Bl...
by Outside the Redzone on Jan 11, 2013
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