Packers hope to bounce back against Dolphins’ pick-happy D

Football 11/08/18, 18:33

One team is starting a backup at quarterback but still above .500. The other boasts one of the NFL's best quarterbacks, yet has a losing record.It's a topsy-turvy matchup when the Miami Dolphins visit the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.Brock Osweiler will make a fifth straight start at quarterback for ...

Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighbors

U.S. 11/08/18, 15:37

Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Thursday the Asian water monitor lizard measures more than 8 feet (2.5 meters) long.The lizard is an escaped pet. It was first reported loose in ...

Big man, big goals: Whiteside has big hopes for this season

Basketball 11/08/18, 02:58

Hassan Whiteside has big goals.He desperately wants to be an All-Star, especially this season with the game in Charlotte, just a few miles from his hometown. He wants to be the league's defensive player of the year. He's already won an NBA rebound title and a blocked-shot title, albeit in ...

Top agent Boras calls rebuilding teams ‘competitive cancer’

Baseball 11/07/18, 23:54

The agent for free agent Bryce Harper and many of baseball's top players claims rebuilding teams have become a "competitive cancer" that caused this season's 4 percent attendance drop.As the sport's officials start to consider possible rules changes to spark offense and speed pace, Scott Boras acidly critiqued several clubs ...

Whiteside dominates, Heat top Spurs 95-88

Basketball 11/07/18, 23:03

Hassan Whiteside had 29 points, 20 rebounds and an NBA season-high nine blocked shots, and the Miami Heat snapped a four-year drought against San Antonio by beating the Spurs 95-88 on Wednesday night.Wayne Ellington scored 20 points and Justise Winslow added 16 for the Heat, who had dropped their last ...

Miami’s Tannehill to miss Packers game with shoulder injury

Football 11/07/18, 18:58

For Ryan Tannehill, the pain persists. It hurts to throw, and it hurts not to play.The Miami Dolphins quarterback will rest his injured throwing shoulder for the next several days and has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Green Bay, meaning replacement Brock Osweiler will make his fifth consecutive ...

Florida House races to help determine control in Washington

U.S. 11/06/18, 03:03

Florida is a perennial political battleground state, and it's no different this year in races for the U.S. House that could help decide which party controls the chamber in Washington.Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala is in the marquee race Tuesday, seeking at age 77 to hand the ...

Dolphins’ Gase says Jones will be back in lineup Sunday

Football 11/05/18, 14:04

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says communication issues between defensive coordinator Matt Burke and his players need to be addressed after safety Reshad Jones took himself out of a game.Jones will be back in the lineup this week at Green Bay, Gase said Monday. They met hours after Jones watched ...

Longoria, Ferrera, Saldana and more rally for Latino votes

Entertainment 11/04/18, 23:11

Eva Longoria, Rosario Dawson, Zoe Saldana, America Ferrera and Gina Rodriguez took to the streets of Miami, leading hundreds of people in an attempt to rally people to vote ahead of Election Day.While the actresses were looking to improve voter turnout overall, they were specifically targeting the Latino community on ...

For Jets on Sunday, trouble started with the snap

Football 11/04/18, 19:30

Snapping the ball was a challenge Sunday for the New York Jets, and things didn't get any better after that.Center Spencer Long reinjured a finger and had half-dozen off-target shotgun hikes, which compounded problems for quarterback Sam Darnold. He threw four interceptions — including a pick-six after he snared a ...

4 interceptions help Dolphins beat Darnold and Jets, 13-6

Football 11/04/18, 17:16

Rookie linebacker Jerome Baker intercepted Sam Darnold and scored the only touchdown on a 25-yard return with 11 minutes left, and a resilient defense helped the Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 13-6 on Sunday.Darnold threw four interceptions and took four sacks, and the Jets went 2 for 13 ...

Not So Big Three: Noles, Gators and Canes all lose, again

Football 11/04/18, 00:27

It's rare that Florida, Florida State and Miami lose on the same day.But all three losing on consecutive weekends?That's never happened — until now.The "Big Three" of Sunshine State football are struggling simultaneously right now, in historic fashion. Florida lost to Missouri 38-17 on Saturday, Florida State fell against North ...

Jump pass lifts Duke past reeling Miami, 20-12

Football 11/03/18, 22:39

Quentin Harris' jump pass to Daniel Helm late in the third quarter put Duke ahead for good, and the Blue Devils beat reeling Miami 20-12 on Saturday night to hand the Hurricanes their third straight loss.Deon Jackson scored on a 75-yard rush on the game's first snap from scrimmage for ...

Reeling Miami, Duke collide in ACC Coastal matchup

Football 11/02/18, 12:30

There was so much promise for Duke and Miami.Duke was 4-0 and found its way into the AP Top 25. Miami started the season ranked No. 8, won five of its first six games and looked again to be the team to beat in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.And ...

Injury-plagued Dolphins seek lift from underachieving Parker

Football 10/31/18, 17:20

DeVante Parker was 15 yards beyond intended receiver Jakeem Grant when things got weird.A defender's hit redirected the pass, which was dislodged from Grant's arms as he gathered it in. The ball sailed directly to Parker, who alertly made the catch for a bizarre 46-yard gain ."It shocked me," Parker ...

Agent: Realmuto won’t sign long-term deal with Marlins

Baseball 10/30/18, 19:04

The agent for catcher J.T. Realmuto says his client has informed the Miami Marlins he won't sign a long-term contract, increasing the likelihood the team will trade yet another All-Star.The Marlins have said they'd like a lengthy deal with Realmuto, but they're coming off their ninth consecutive losing season and ...

Kings run away after halftime, top Heat 123-113

Basketball 10/29/18, 22:02

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Buddy Hield added 23 points and the Sacramento Kings ran past the Miami Heat 123-113 on Monday night.De'Aaron Fox scored 20 points and Nemanja Bjelica added 19 for the Kings, who outscored Miami 77-55 in the middle two quarters and won ...

Dragic scores 28, Heat outlast Trail Blazers 120-111

Basketball 10/27/18, 22:48

Goran Dragic scored 28 points, Dwyane Wade and Kelly Olynyk each had 19 and the Miami Heat scrambled in the final minutes to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Saturday night.The Heat let a 19-point lead slip entirely away, and then found themselves trailing twice in the fourth quarter ...

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