The Miami Heat made its NBA debut during the 1988-89 season. The team won its first NBA Championship behind the play of Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O'Neal during the 2005-06 season. The NBA Champions Miami Heat play at the American Airlines Arena.
Play at Crandon Golf Key Biscayne and spend a day on a breathtaking barrier island enveloped by the tropics. Surrounded by water, mangrove forests and lush tropical foliage, Crandon Golf is an explosion of color and light. Secluded, and inviting, you’d never guess you were only minutes from Coconut Grove.
The Miami Dolphins are the oldest major-league professional sports franchise in the state of Florida. Come watch them play home games at Hard Rock Stadium in the suburb of Miami Gardens, located about 16 miles from Coconut Grove.
FIU’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, the nation’s most competitive college sports division and are members of the Sun Belt Conference.