Greg Cote

June 25, 2012

Celebration of Miami Heat championship unites a community

South Florida gathered to celebrate the most powerful basketball team on the planet, but it was the power of sports that was on full display Monday in downtown Miami. They called it a parade. It was closer to a party, a fiesta, and what it felt like was the biggest family reunion ever held. We were celebrating ourselves as much as we were any golden trophy, and it felt good.

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Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.

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