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Weeknight at Burnie’s – My Evening as a Mascot for the Reigning NBA Champion Miami Heat

By: Jon Finkel It feels like I’m climbing on a StairMaster wrapped in a wool carpet inside a sauna. My visibility is somewhere between driving in a blizzard and having sand in my eyes. The fingers of the furry gloves are soggier than just-used sink sponges. And that’s when I’m standing still. With nine minutes left in the Miami Heat game, and LeBron James having …