No. 17 Miami looks to finally stop home drought against FSU

Florida 10/02/18, 17:05

The last time Miami won a home game against Florida State, the Hurricanes wound up celebrating on the turf of the fabled Orange Bowl.That stadium was bulldozed a decade ago.The Hurricanes haven't won at home over their biggest rival since 2004, a streak that No. 17 Miami (4-1, 1-0 Atlantic ...

Sheriff: Suspect in Louisiana slaying arrested in Panama

U.S. 10/01/18, 03:07

A Louisiana sheriff says a slaying suspect who fled the country has been arrested in Panama.The New Orleans Advocate reported Saturday that Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto says 40-year-old Saleh Omar, of Terrytown, has been charged with second-degree murder.Officials say Omar fled the country this month following the September death ...

Patriots stop skid, hand Dolphins 1st loss in 38-7 rout

Football 09/30/18, 21:51

The Patriots' losing streak is over.And so is the Dolphins' undefeated start.Tom Brady threw for 274 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots handed Miami its first loss of the season in a 38-7 rout on Sunday.It denied the Dolphins (3-1) their first 4-0 start since Hall of ...

Wade, Haslem get big cheers at Heat end-of-camp scrimmage

Basketball 09/29/18, 12:39

Dwyane Wade's first touch of the game was a lob to set up a dunk. His first shot was a corner 3-pointer. And his first trip into the lane resulted in getting his shot swatted away.All three of those plays left him smiling.Miami Heat NBA basketball player Dwyane Wade uses ...

Easy yards for Tannehill on Dolphins’ dangerous jet sweep

Football 09/28/18, 12:02

Ryan Tannehill threw two of the shortest touchdown passes in NFL history last week.The Miami Dolphins quarterback ranks third in the league in yards per pass attempt and fourth in quarterback ratings, partly because a pair of throws — traveling less than a yard each — went in the books ...

Enormous raises, big expectations await some this NBA season

Basketball 09/28/18, 04:00

Miami guard Tyler Johnson has already seen what his new-and-much-improved paychecks from the Heat will look like this season.Frankly, he's still stunned."It's surreal," Johnson said.Virtually every player in the NBA is a millionaire. But a handful like Johnson, Denver's Nikola Jokic and Orlando's Aaron Gordon are seeing their salaries rise ...

Unbeaten Dolphins look to earn rare road win vs. Patriots

Football 09/28/18, 03:59

Using some occasional trickery against the Patriots has previously been a winning formula for the Dolphins.The last time Miami won at New England was in 2008, when Tom Brady was sidelined for the season and the Dolphins sprung the wildcat on Patriots coach Bill Belichick in a 38-13 rout.Trickery is ...

No. 16 Miami gets 3 defensive TDs, rolls by Tar Heels 47-10

Sports 09/27/18, 23:25

Miami tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns, N'Kosi Perry threw for a score in his first start and the No. 16 Hurricanes downed North Carolina 47-10 on Thursday night.Romeo Finley and Joe Jackson ran back interceptions for scores, Jonathan Garvin scooped up a fumble and rumbled in for ...

CFP director says ‘there is a path’ for UCF toward playoff

Football 09/27/18, 17:51

Unbeaten and uninvited last year, UCF could still find its way into this year's College Football Playoff.That is, if the Knights keep winning.CFP executive director Bill Hancock said that the Knights — who have the nation's longest winning streak at 16 games — will once again get evaluated the same ...

Heat, Spoelstra look at camp as extension of last season

Florida 09/25/18, 15:08

Part of Miami coach Erik Spoelstra's annual mandate to players, whether a 16-year veteran like Dwyane Wade or a second-year guy like Bam Adebayo, is to evolve.Spoelstra expects the same from himself.The Heat opened training camp on Tuesday with players who accounted for 98 percent of their scoring, 98 percent ...

As training camps open, here’s 10 NBA stories worth noting

Basketball 09/25/18, 02:57

Training camps for most NBA teams open Tuesday, and with the season fast approaching, here's 10 items of note as the league heads into the 2018-19 campaign:___JIMMY BUTLERAs media days were ending Monday, Jimmy Butler was still with the Minnesota Timberwolves. It's temporary. The first big saga of the 2018-19 ...

Dolphins DT says he was trying to protect himself in fight

Football 09/24/18, 16:24

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Akeem Spence says he was trying to protect himself in a fight that led to his ejection for ripping off an opponent's helmet.Spence was penalized for unnecessary roughness and ejected in the second quarter of Sunday's win over Oakland following his skirmish with guard Kelechi Osemele.Trouble ...

‘He has more to give’: Wade’s last dance with Heat begins

Florida 09/24/18, 12:02

Dwyane Wade doesn't know how this whole notion of his final season being called "The Last Dance" even started.Fun fact: He can't dance.But the three-time champion and 12-time All-Star can still play, and the Miami Heat are hoping — and expecting — Wade to still be extremely valuable in this, ...

Razzle dazzle lifts unbeaten Miami past winless Raiders

Sports 09/24/18, 02:29

Razzle dazzle worked for the Miami Dolphins when little else went right.Injuries depleted their front four, and penalties became a problem. The ground game disappeared, and the defense wearied on a 90-degree afternoon as the Oakland Raiders hogged the ball.But Miami coach Adam Gase took advantage of speedy receivers Albert ...

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Golf 09/23/18, 16:42

Receiver Albert Wilson threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to put the Miami Dolphins ahead midway through the fourth quarter, and then turned a short reception into a 74-yard score that sealed a 28-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.Miami coach Adam Gase used creative play-calling to overcome a wave ...

Jeter: Mattingly expected to return in ’19 as Miami manager

Football 09/20/18, 18:35

Derek Jeter is signaling that Don Mattingly is expected to return next year as manager, providing dugout continuity for a last-place team in transition.Mattingly has one season to go on a four-year contract he signed when he joined the Marlins for the 2016 season.When asked about Mattingly returning in 2019, ...

On Basketball: Butler made his move _ now it’s Wolves’ turn

Basketball 09/20/18, 14:10

Jimmy Butler knows that NBA players can force their way into trades.Forcing their way into a trade that suits the player, that's an entirely different story.Butler has told the Minnesota Timberwolves that he has no intentions of re-signing with the club next summer, his way of saying "trade me now" ...

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