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heat and the Dolphins – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — On Sunday, New England plays Miami’s Dolphins. Before that, the Patriots will take on Miami’s heat. High temperatures are forecast to be in the mid-60s to mid-70s around Foxborough, Massachusetts, for the next few days — and the way Patriots coach Bill Belichick sees it, those might not be the best atmospheric conditions to prepare his team for the steaminess that awaits them in
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Edmonton may be known for winter chill, but heat islands on the rise, researchers say – Winnipeg Free Press

EDMONTON – Researchers at the University of Alberta say a city known for its bone-chilling winter temperatures also has potentially dangerous heat islands that have been getting hotter for the last two decades. The heat-island effect measures the difference in surface temperature between urban and rural areas, said Sandeep Agrawal, a professor in the university’s Faculty of Science. It has been closely investigated in eastern cities such as Montreal and
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Heat Notes: Schedule, Butler, Herro

[ad_1] If the Heat needed any extra motivation heading into the 2022/23 season, the NBA’s newly released TV schedule should provide some, Ira Winderman writes for The Sun Sentinel. As Winderman outlines, despite making it to within one game of the NBA Finals last season, Miami will make just 11 appearances on TNT, ESPN, and ABC in ’22/23. By comparison, the Lakers, who missed the play-in tournament, will have 27
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Pospisil brings the heat in gritty VanOpen singles win over Australian Thompson – Winnipeg Free Press

VANCOUVER – It’s difficult to talk about the Vancouver tennis scene without the names of Rebecca Marino and Vasek Pospisil popping up. They are lovable underdogs, passionate players, gritty fighters and, in the case of the annual Odlum Brown VanOpen, great draws and ambassadors. So it was fitting Wednesday, on one of the hottest nights of Vancouver’s summer, the 32-year-old Pospisil sweated two hours and 40 minutes to post a
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Heat, Spurs To Play In Mexico City In December

[ad_1] The NBA will return to Mexico City this season for the first time since 2019, with the league confirming in a press release that the Heat and Spurs will play a regular season game at the Arena CDMX on December 17. According to the NBA, the game will be the league’s 31st in Mexico over the last three decades — the Rockets and Mavericks played the first preseason game
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Udonis Haslem Still Undecided On Re-Signing With Heat

[ad_1] Veteran big man Udonis Haslem, who has been with the Heat since 2003, has yet to make a decision on whether or not he’ll re-sign with the team and play a 20th NBA season, writes Ira Winderman of The South Florida Sun Sentinel. “I don’t know,” Haslem said on Monday during an appearance at Nova Southeastern University. “We’re thinking about it. But either way, I’m always going to be
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Slick crime novel ‘Heat 2’ revisits a classic movie – Winnipeg Free Press

[ad_1] “Heat 2: A Novel” by Michael Mann and Meg Gardiner (William Morrow) Hollywood screenwriter and director Michael Mann and veteran thriller writer Meg Gardiner have achieved a rarity with their novel “Heat 2”: a screen-to-page sequel that stands tall on its own. When the screen goes dark at the end of Mann’s 1995 crime drama “Heat,” professional thief Neil McCauley (played by Robert De Niro) and most of his
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Community Shootaround: Heat Outlook | Hoops Rumors

[ad_1] With the dog days of summer upon us, the NBA’s offseason news cycle has slowed to a halt. Most of the major free agents have signed new contracts, summer league has passed, and many executives are just returning from post-summer league vacations. Contending teams across the league — particularly in the Eastern Conference — have seemingly improved. The Celtics added Malcolm Brogdon and Danilo Gallinari to provide depth behind
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Heat Notes: Trade Possibilities, Eastern Conference, Mexico City Game

[ad_1] Beyond re-signing many of their own free agents, the Heat have remained relatively quiet this summer, writes Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Miami enjoyed a fairly successful 2021/22 campaign, and found themselves one win shy of qualifying for their second NBA Finals appearance in three years. Aside from the big fish that are Nets All-Star forward Kevin Durant and Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell, Winderman notes
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Portugal sets new July heat record, worsening severe drought – Winnipeg Free Press

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal recorded its hottest July on record last month, the country’s weather service said Friday. The heat worsened Portugal’s drought, with 45% of the mainland in “extreme drought” — the highest classification — and the rest in “severe” drought, which is the second-highest, by the end of July. Many other parts of western Europe also witnessed torrid conditions in the early summer, and scientists say climate