Posted June 05, 2013

Tale Of The Tape: San Antonio vs. Miami

Sizing up the cities ahead of the NBA Finals

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The NBA Finals tip off Thursday in South Beach (9 p.m. ET, ABC). The Heat have been installed as a 2-to-1 favorites (give or take) over the Spurs, but how do Miami and San Antonio measure up where it really counts? You be the judge.



San Antonio

Miami


Unofficial motto

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Oversized icon

The Alamoalamo Rick Ross ross

’80s movie set there

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Compelling political figure

Julian Castroalamo Marco Rubio
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Local delicacy

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High school sports legend

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Lyrical muse

Steve Earle
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Don’t leave without visiting …

The Riverwalk
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Signature libation

Big Red
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Common misconception

There’s no basement in the Alamo
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Largest U.S. city without …

Major League Baseball
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Sense of self-awareness
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