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MIAMI, 6/29 - The Miami HEAT have announced that guard Dwyane Wade is nominated for Best NBA Player at the 2009 ESPY Awards.
MIAMI, 05/06 – The NBA has announced that Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade has been named to the 2008-09 NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
Nine-Year-Old Michael Stolzenberg Contracted a Serious Disease and Lost His Hands and Feet, Fundraiser Will Help Pay Medical Bills
MIAMI, 05/06 – The Miami HEAT have announced that it will host a Fan Appreciation Sale from Wednesday, May 6 to Sunday, May 10 at both of its Miami Hoops Gear stores located at the AmericanAirlines Arena and Dolphin Mall.
MIAMI, 4/30 – The NBA has announced that Miami HEAT forward Michael Beasley has been named to the T-Mobile NBA All-Rookie First Team, and guard Mario Chalmers has been named to the Second Team.
Dwyane Wade answers burning questions about the 2009 Playoffs.
MIAMI, 4/28 - The Miami HEAT have announced that forward Jamario Moon will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia on Thursday, April 30.
MIAMI, 4/28 – The Miami HEAT have announced that all individual game tickets for Game 6 of the HEAT vs. Hawks First Round Playoff series will go on sale Tuesday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m.
MIAMI, 04/25 – The Miami HEAT announced the winners of the 48 Hours of Intense HEAT promotion, where fans were asked to stay seated in front of the AmericanAirlines Arena for
The Miami HEAT has announced that it will bring back one of its most popular fan promotions with the return of its 48 Hours of Intense HEAT promotion.
The NBA has announced that Miami HEAT forward Michael Beasley has been named the T-Mobile NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for April. This marks Beasley's first Rookie of the Month selection and only the second player in franchise history to ear
MIAMI, 04/14 – The Miami HEAT and Verizon Wireless are teaming up to call a timeout on domestic violence by inviting fans to donate used wireless phones and accessories to the Verizon Wireless HopeLine® when the HEAT take on the Detro
The Miami HEAT announced today the formal unveiling of its 2009 NBA Playoffs promotional campaign: Black is Back. The concept behind Black is Back is to establish the color Black as a community-wide rallying point; something everyone in South Florida can
The Miami HEAT announced today that all individual game tickets for its first two home games of the 2009 NBA Playoffs will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. Individual game ticket inventory is limited and tickets are expected to sell out
MIAMI, FL (April 7, 2009) – The AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami’s top sports and entertainment venue and home of the 2006 NBA Champion Miami HEAT, announced that it has been awarded LEED Certification.
MIAMI, 04/07 – The Miami HEAT has teamed up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and the American Red Cross to host the 8th Annual HEAT April Pool’s Day.
MIAMI, 04/03 – The Miami HEAT have announced that it will host HEAT Basketball and Dancer Camps for boys and girls between the ages of 7-16.
MIAMI, 3/30 –The Miami HEAT have announced that fans can guarantee seats for every 2009 HEAT Playoff game by becoming a HEAT Season Ticket Holder for next season.
MIAMI, 03/26 – The NBA has once again joined the bracketology madness with its version of March Madness, the NBA Dance Team Bracket. The HEAT Dancers, who won the first three years of the Dance Team Bracket, will defend its crown as the “
MIAMI, 03/11 – Dwyane Wade will receive the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Month Award presented by Kia Motors for the month of February at halftime the Celtics-HEAT contest.
MIAMI, 03/11– The HEAT have announced that the Reid & Fiorentino Golf Classic, benefiting the Dade Schools Athletic Foundation and Lauren’s Kids, will be held Thursday, March 12 at the Westview Country Club in Miami.
For the third time this season, Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
The NBA announced this afternoon that Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade has been named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Month. This marks the eighth time in franchise history a HEAT player has earned Player of the Month honors and marks a franchise-r
The HEAT announced today that last night’s Phoenix Suns vs. Miami HEAT contest, featuring the much anticipated return of Shaquille O’Neal, once again topped Nielson ratings in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard Luther Head. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Miami HEAT announced today that it will retire Alonzo Mourning’s No. 33 jersey on Monday, March 30 vs. the Orlando Magic. Mourning, who announced his retirement on January 22, will become the first HEAT player to have his jersey retired. Great seats a
MIAMI, FL The Miami HEAT has teamed up with Gatorade and BlueCross BlueShield of Florida to host a HEAT Youth Basketball Clinic on Tuesday, March 3 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the
As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the South Florida community, Miami HEAT players Mark Blount and James Jones, the HEAT Dancers, and Burnie will unveil the renovation of a HEAT Learn & Play Center at His House Children’s Home (HHCH) in the Ho
The NBA today announced the launch of its third annual Noche Latina event, a program that recognizes the NBA’s fans and players from across Latin America and U.S. Hispanic communities.
Miami, 2/147 – The Miami HEAT announced the official beginning of the process of renewing its Season Ticket Holders with the launch of the 2009-10 Season Ticket renewal campaign.
MIAMI, 2/13 – The Miami HEAT have announced they have acquired one of the NBA’s premier shot-blockers in five-time NBA All-Star forward/center Jermaine O’Neal, forward Jamario Moon and a conditional draft pick from
MIAMI, 02/10 – The Miami HEAT have announced that rookie HEAT Dancer Ashley is one of 10 NBA dance team members to be featured in the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.
MIAMI, 02/07 - Miami HEAT Assistant Coach Bob McAdoo, along with other living Basketball Hall of Famers, was honored in a special halftime ceremony at the University of North Carolina.
MIAMI, 02/05Miami HEAT second year guard Daequan Cook has been selected to participate in the Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout at the 2009 NBA All-Star Saturday Night event in Phoeni
The Miami HEAT announced today it will host the Miami HEAT/Benihana Celebrity Cook Off fundraising event on Wednesday, February 25, 2009
The Miami HEAT announced today it will host the “Big Top by the Bay,” the 12th Annual Miami HEAT Family Festival, an interactive celebration benefiting SafeSpace, the Jackson Memorial Foundation’s Guardian Angels and Holtz Children’s Hospital, the Miam
The NBA announced Thursday that Dwyane Wade was selected as a starter for the Eastern Conference in a vote of the fans for the 2009 NBA All-Star Game.
MIAMI, 01/22/09 – After a sterling NBA career that spanned 15 seasons and saw him capture an NBA championship with the HEAT in 2006, seven All-Star berths and twice being named the Defensive Player of the Year, Miami HEAT great Alonzo Mou
On Jan. 20, HEAT players were hard at practice coming off a season-long road trip. Everything was routine except for one small fact: Barack Obama was being sworn in as America’s 44th President.
Miami 01/13/09– Miami is one of the cities that will receive assistance, as global hunger relief leader Feed The Children has partnered with the Presidential Inaugural Committee's "Renewing America"; National Day of Service to deliv
After 82 regular season games this season, the Miami HEAT will have played 11 of them for a national television audience. For some players, the excitement never wears off.
MIAMI, 01/07 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have traded guard Shaun Livingston and cash considerations to the Memphis Grizzles for a 2012 conditional second round draft pick.
Six Degrees of HEAT With HEAT Dancer Natalia
Think you know Erik Spoelstra? Here’s your chance to prove it.
Being an NBA player has its perks. Among them, the opportunity to travel. HEAT forward Shawn Marion tells us about a few of his favorite NBA cities
From getting cut from his college team to going undrafted out of UNLV, HEAT second-year center Joel Anthony had every reason to give up on basketball. Instead, he spent countless of hours in the gym working on his game and now has become an integral part
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From her fixation with the Discovery Channel to her passion for eclectic fragrances, HEAT Dancer Laura shares her weaknesses.
HEAT Insider caught up with ESPN NBA analyst Stephen A. Smith to talk about the HEAT’s start to the season, MVP candidates, and his love for South Beach.
Don’t be alarmed if you spot HEAT guard Dwyane Wade driving by in a bright red Corvette Power Wheel. He’s just borrowing his son’s Christmas present from a few years ago.
Zo’s Fund For Life has been leading a campaign to quickly raise funds for a three-year-old boy named Omar Ferguson who was in desperate need of a liver transplant.
MIAMI, 12/15 – The Miami HEAT is taking a break from their work on the hardwood to spread some holiday cheer in the South Florida community.
Miami, FL 12/12/08 – Winners of the “There Can Only Be One” online sweepstakes came by the AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday for a meet-and-greet with the No. 2 pick of the 2008 NBA Draft, Michael Beasley.
MIAMI, 12/08 – For the second time in the past three weeks, Miami HEAT guard Dwyane Wade was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
Recognizing today’s economy and the challenges facing the South Florida school systems and their employees, the Miami HEAT announced today the unveiling of the HEAT Educator Appreciation Program.
Chris Quinn gives tips on how to successfully shoot the rock.
Chalmers only needed four regular season games in a HEAT uniform before he forced the rest of the league to take notice of his unquestionable skills manning the point.
In 1988, during the HEAT’s inaugural season, the team held a contest to pick its name. Of course, my husband, Joe, had to enter. Even though he did not win the grand prize of season tickets, out of 20,000 entries, he was still one of the 125 to choose the
HEAT fans submit their questions to HEAT Guard Chris Quinn.
MIAMI, 11/25 – The Miami HEAT have announced that Dorell Wright underwent successful surgery to clean loose bodies from his left knee.
This is where players prove their worth and cement their legacy as the most elite in the game. This is also when Dwyane Wade has proven his ability to rise to the occasion.
From Dunkin’ Donuts coffee to her Chuck Taylor kicks, HEAT Dancer Jenny shares her weaknesses.
MIAMI, 11/20 – Partnering with Humana South Florida, Navarro Discount Pharmacies and the Miami HEAT Charitable Fund, Miami HEAT players, coaches and the HEAT Wives Club look forward to making this Thanksgiving a special day.
From her Blackberry phone to her addiction to Publix brand cupcakes, HEAT Dancer Kenya shares her weaknesses.
Alonzo Mourning, NBA All-Star and well-known philanthropists in the South Florida community, will give Thanksgiving a special meaning to families across South Florida this month.
Dwyane Wade has made a career out of silencing the doubters.
HEAT star Shawn Marion cooks with Food Network's star Ingrid Hoffmann
From being undersized, overweight, and undrafted out of college, it seemed like HEAT forward Udonis Haslem was destined for a short pro career.
Like all other U.S. citizens, the outcome of the November 4th Presidential election affected the livelihoods of HEAT players, their families, and communities. And, just like other American citizens, that’s why they felt the need to vote.
MIAMI, 11/06 – The Miami HEAT announced today that the November 12 contest versus the Portland Trail Blazers at AmericanAirlines Arena will now start at 8:00 p.m., as opposed to the original start time of 7:30 p.m.
MIAMI, 10/30 – The Miami HEAT have announced that it will launch the Chicken Kitchen Lucky Seat promotion during its home opener against the Sacramento Kings on Halloween Night.
MIAMI, 10/30 – The HEAT Experience takes a futuristic turn with the 08-09 Player Introduction Video sequence.
MIAMI, 10/30 – The Miami HEAT have announced the release of a number of affordable ticket options for the 2008-09 season to allow the maximum number of HEAT fans to enjoy the HEAT Experience and feel it live!
MIAMI, 10/28 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have exercised the third year Player Option on Daequan Cook.
MIAMI, 10/27 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have requested waivers on center David Padgett and guard Jason Richards.
Check out the great events we will host during the week leading up to Opening Night!
MIAMI, 10/20 – The Miami HEAT announced that forward James Jones underwent successful surgery on Saturday, October 18th to repair a ruptured extensor tendon in his right wrist.
HEAT Fans, we’re bringing the HEAT Experience to Pinecrest on Sunday, October 26th from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You won’t want to miss it as HEAT Players, the HEAT Dancers, Burnie and the Xtreme Team take over the Pinecrest Community Center.
MIAMI, 10/16 – The Miami HEAT have announced that forward James Jones will undergo surgery on Saturday, Oct. 18 to repair a ruptured extensor tendon in his right wrist.
MIAMI, 10/15 – The Miami HEAT announced tonight that they have requested waivers on forward Omar Barlett and guard Eddie Basden. Both were initially signed as free agents by the HEAT on Sept. 26, 2008.
London, 10/10 – The NBA, with the help of its official apparel partner, adidas, dedicated a refurbished basketball court on Friday at Lockhall Park in London.
Despite spending just three days in Paris, the HEAT players still got a chance to explore the city’s culture, rich history and, most importantly, its fine cuisine.
Paris, 10/9 – Before the HEAT began their morning shoot-around to prepare for Thursday night’s contest against the New Jersey Nets at Bercy Arena, the team took a detour to the visit one of Paris’ most recognizable landmarks, the Eiffel T
MIAMI, 10/10 – Miami HEAT center Jamaal Magloire suffered a fracture of the third metacarpal in his left hand during the third quarter of play in the preseason contest against the New Jersey Nets in Paris, France.
On Saturday, October 25th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Dolphin Mall in Doral, the Miami HEAT will host its 3rd Annual HEAT Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in recognition for the occasion and in support of its growing Hispanic fan base.
Back by popular demand The Miami HEAT is giving basketball fans the chance of a lifetime: to play a basketball game on the HEAT court at AmericanAirlines Arena!
Paris, 10/08 – Many HEAT fans may not know that the HEAT preseason trip to Paris to play the New Jersey Nets as part of the NBA’s 2008 Europe Live presented by EA Sports is a homecoming for several of its players.
Miami, 10/6 – As the French would say, “Bon voyage, HEAT.”
MIAMI, 10/04 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have requested waivers on Matt Walsh.
MIAMI, 10/03 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have signed free agent guard Shaun Livingston and requested waivers on guard Tre Kelley. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, 10/03 – The Miami HEAT, in conjunction with Miami-Dade County Commissioners Barbara J. Jordan, Audrey M. Edmonson, and Miami-Dade County, have announced that it will hold a hurricane relief drive to help support the victims in Hait
MIAMI, 10/02– The Miami HEAT have announced that all individual game tickets for the 2008-09 season will go on sale Friday, October 3 at 10:00 a.m.
Miami, 10/2 - The baseball playoffs are finally here. And no one is happier than HEAT native Chicagoans Dwyane Wade and Shawn Marion.
Miami, 10/01 – It seems like déjà vu for Matt Walsh.
An inspirational memoir by the NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist, and kidney transplant survivor whose charitable foundations help countless people in communities throughout the country.
Miami, 09/30 – If you think competition for the starting power forward spot between incumbent starter Udonis Haslem and second overall draft pick Michael Beasley will turn bitter – think again.
Miami, 09/30 – HEAT Head Coach Erik Spoelstra is an old school coach with a new school approach.
MIAMI, 09/29 – The Miami HEAT have announced that General Manager Randy Pfund has resigned from his duties with the HEAT to pursue other business opportunities.
Join us for an Open Practice this Friday, October 3, at Palmetto Senior High School, 7460 S.W. 118 Street in Pinecrest for a first look at your 2008-09 Miami HEAT!
MIAMI, 09/26 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have signed guards Eddie Basden and Tre Kelley along with forwards Omar Barlett and Matt Walsh. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
MIAMI, 9/26– The Miami HEAT have announced that they have mutually agreed with forward Kasib Powell to withdraw the qualifying offer that was extended to Powell, immediately making him an unrestricted free agent.
MIAMI, 09/24 – The Miami HEAT have announced that tickets for its two preseason games played at AmericanAirlines Arena are now on sale.
We have been informed that Michael Beasley has been fined for his involvement in an incident at this summer’s Rookie Transition Program.
Some might think helping Team USA win the gold medal at the Beijing Games was the conclusion of Flash’s amazing summer. But winning gold means Flash is only getting started.
MIAMI, 09/16 – The Miami HEAT is looking for the hippest, coolest, and young-at-heart senior citizens to be a part of its 2008-09 senior citizen hip-hop dance team, the HEAT Golden Oldies.
MIAMI, 09/11 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have re-signed guard Chris Quinn. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Are you a vocalist, group, duet, or musician with enough talent to sing or play the national anthem during Miami HEAT home games?
MIAMI, 09/08 – The Miami HEAT have unveiled the “D. Wade Gold Medal Ticket Special”
MIAMI 09/04 – The Miami HEAT has created two Partial Plan Ticket Packages, with prices starting as low as $200 per seat for 11 games.
MIAMI, 09/04 – The Miami HEAT have announced that they have requested waivers on forward Stephane Lasme.
MIAMI, 09/02 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent center Jamaal Magloire. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
It was a picturesque moment for Dwyane Wade on Thursday. With the gold medal hanging proudly around his neck, Wade emerged from a shower of red, white, and blue confetti amidst 2,000 jubilant HEAT fans who gathered to give him a hero’s welcome.
There's nothing that shines quite like gold. And no one knows that better than Miami HEAT All-Star and Olympic gold medalist Dwyane Wade.
The Miami HEAT announced today that they will honor four-time HEAT All-Star Dwyane Wade for helping the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team win the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
MIAMI, 08/21 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have re-signed guard/forward Dorell Wright. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Dwyane Wade is right where he wants to be; he’s healthy, playing well, and after helping Team USA rout Australia, 116-85, in the Olympic quarterfinals on Wednesday, he’s only two wins away from earning his first-ever gold medal.
MIAMI, 08/20 – The Miami HEAT and Sun Sports, the NBA team’s exclusive regional television home, have announced the Florida sports network’s 2008-09 broadcast schedule.
MIAMI, 08/15 – The Miami HEAT announced their 2008 preseason schedule today, which will be highlighted by the team’s two home games at AmericanAirlines Arena and their NBA Europe Live 2008 trip to Paris and London.
MIAMI, 08/15 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have requested waivers on forward Bobby Jones.
MIAMI, 08/15 – The Miami HEAT will kick off the 2008-09 school year by welcoming back students at Brentwood Elementary on Monday, August 18, at 7:30 a.m.
Last Wednesday, HEAT Insider caught up with HEAT center Alonzo Mourning as he talked about rehab, Dwyane Wade and Brett Favre.
MIAMI 08/15 – The Miami HEAT announced today that it has signed a multi-year extension with Clear Channel Radio.
MIAMI, 08/14 – Miami HEAT center Alonzo Mourning has been named the recipient of the NBA Community Assist Award for July, in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and for his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work.
Even with a wealth of life experiences, there are still a few things that can catch long-time HEAT fan Sarah Wiseman by surprise.
Last week, the HEAT signed free agent guard/forward Yakhouba Diawara. Diawara spent the previous two seasons playing for the Denver Nuggets.
MIAMI, August 7 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward Yakhouba Diawara. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, 08/06 – The Miami HEAT announced its 2008-09 regular season schedule today.
MIAMI, 08/05 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have claimed forward Bobby Jones off waivers.
We've seen this look from Dwyane Wade before - the face of focus, the fire in his eyes, the tunnel vision. the bald head.
MIAMI, 07/31 –The Miami HEAT is searching for talented, high energy and poised dancers to wow a group of judges on Sunday, August 3, at 12:00 Noon at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Dwyane Wade had his second great outing as he came off the bench to score 13 points on 6-for-9 shooting to help Team USA defeat Turkey, 114-82, on Thursday.
Bad things happen when Dwyane Wade is angry – bad for opposing teams; good for Team USA and the Miami HEAT.
If there were any questions if Dwyane Wade is healthy, they were all erased in USA’s 120-65 exhibition win over Canada at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas last Friday.
MIAMI, 07/25 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have promoted Chad Kammerer to the role of assistant coach.
Every year at HEAT Dancer Auditions it happens – dance team hopefuls arrive at the AmericanAirlines Arena sporting the frizzy hair, the Mulan Rouge outfits and the costume makeup. Don’t fall victim to these typical HEAT Dancer Auditions faux pas.
HEAT rookie Mario Chalmers and forward/guard James Jones made a surprise visit to Milander Pool in Hialeah to teach the attending children the importance of water safety.
Miami native James Jones is back home in Miami and was introduced to local media on Monday. Jones, who played collegially at the University of Miami, has always considered the HEAT his team, so when he became an unrestricted free agent this summer, going
Courtney Lee had his best performance of the week, finishing with a game-high 30 points, to help the Magic (2-3) top the HEAT (3-2), 74-69, in their fifth and final game of the Orlando Pro Summer League.
Michael Beasley had a game-high tying 19 points to lead the HEAT (3-1) to a 101-76 rout of Oklahoma City (1-3), in their fourth game of the Orlando Pro Summer League.
Mario Chalmers remembers sitting in front of the television on draft night, hearing name after name, point guard after point guard being called.
Indiana’s Shawne Williams scored 21 second-half points to lead the Pacers (2-1) past the Miami HEAT (2-1), 95-84, in the Orlando Pro Summer League.
MIAMI, 07/09 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Mario Chalmers, the 34th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, 07/09 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed free agent guard/forward James Jones. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mario Chalmers had his second solid outing, recording 19 points, nine assists and three steals, including a momentum-halting take away late in the fourth quarter, to help the HEAT (2-0) hold off the New Jersey Nets (1-1), 90-81, in day two of the Orlando
Michael Beasley led all scorers with 28 points and grabbed nine boards and Mario Chalmers added 11 points and held top draft pick Derrick Rose in check for most of the game as the Miami HEAT (1-0) pounded the Chicago Bulls (0-1), 94-70, in its opening con
The HEAT will open up Summer League play on Monday at the RDV Sportsplex against the Chicago Bulls.
MIAMI, 07/02 – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Michael Beasley, the second pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MIAMI, 07/01 – The Miami HEAT announced today that HEAT draft selections Michael Beasley and Mario Chalmers will join current players Daequan Cook, Stephane Lasme and Kasib Powell in representing the HEAT
MIAMI, 07/01The Miami HEAT announced today that forward Michael Beasley is nominated for Best Male College Athlete at the 2008 ESPY Awards.
MIAMI, 06/26 - The Miami HEAT announced today they have traded the draft rights of Darnell Jackson, selected with the 52nd pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
MIAMI, 06/26 - The Miami HEAT announced today they have acquired the draft rights to Mario Chalmers, selected with the 34th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, from the Minnesota Timberwolves for two 2009 second round picks and cash considerati
MIAMI, 06/26 - The Miami HEAT announced today they have selected forward Michael Beasley with the second pick in the 2008 NBA Draft.
MIAMI, 06/25 – The HEAT announced today that it will host its Miami HEAT Draft Party Powered By Kia Motors at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Thursday, June 26 starting at 6:00 p.m. Fans in attendance will watch the ESPN broadcast o