Petra Kvitova advances to quarterfinals of Miami Open

Tennis 03/25/19, 14:48

Petra Kvitova faced only one break point and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Miami Open by beating Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-3 on Monday.Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, is ranked a career-high No. 2 and will rise to No. 1 if she wins the title. No. 1 Naomi Osaka lost ...

Defending champion Isner advances to 4th round at Miami Open

Tennis 03/24/19, 13:29

John Isner was broken in the first game but held thereafter and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 7-6 (6) Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open.Isner, now 33, won the biggest title of his career in the tournament a year ago. He is seeded seventh ...

‘Drama queen?’ Teen Andreescu beats Kerber again at Miami

Tennis 03/24/19, 08:30

Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu beat Angelique Kerber for the second time in a week, and the result left hard feelings.Andreescu reached the fourth round of the Miami Open, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in a match that ended early Sunday.Andreescu took a medical timeout after seven games to receive treatment ...

Florida may boost regulation of cosmetic surgery clinics

U.S. 03/24/19, 07:25

Choeun Nuon traveled from her home in California to a Miami-area cosmetic surgery clinic to have a so-called Brazilian butt lift in February 2017. Instead of recovering after the procedure, the 32-year-old mother of two began slipping in and out of consciousness.She eventually passed out because of a severe drop ...

Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108

Basketball 03/23/19, 20:46

Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Miami Heat remain alone in eighth place in the Eastern Conference with a 113-108 win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.With "M-V-P" and "Let's Go Heat!" chants echoing through Washington's Capital One Arena, Wade also ...

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open due to knee injury

Sports 03/23/19, 15:26

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury.Williams showed no signs of injury while winning her opening match against Rebecca Peterson, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1. Williams didn't mention any problems with the knee during a news conference afterward, and the WTA had no information ...

TIPPING OFF: Tight games, near upsets mark women’s tourney

Sports 03/23/19, 02:00

It was some opening day for the women's NCAA Tournament.Two games went to overtime — which is one more than the first round last year — while many others came down to the final minute.Missouri edged Drake in OT as did Marquette over Rice. The Golden Eagles rallied from a ...

Miami scrambles late, survives to beat FGCU 69-62

Sports 03/22/19, 22:26

Beatrice Mompremier scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and fourth-seeded Miami needed an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to come from briefly being behind and beat 13th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast 69-62 in a first-round Portland Region game Friday night.Endia Banks scored 14 and Mykea Gray added 10 for ...

Ekmark leads Arizona State past UCF, 60-45

Sports 03/22/19, 20:04

Courtney Ekmark scored 15 of her game-high 20 points in the second half, and fifth-seeded Arizona State beat 12th-seeded UCF 60-45 on Friday night in a Portland Region first-round game.Ekmark opened the game with a 3-pointer, then opened the second half with a pair of 3s. Those two quickly turned ...

Defending champ Naomi Osaka wins opening match at Miami Open

Sports 03/22/19, 13:59

Defending champion Naomi Osaka won her opening match Friday at the new site of the Miami Open by beating qualifier Yanina Wickmayer 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-1.The No. 1-ranked Osaka hit 14 aces and overcame a ragged stretch in the second set, when she became so frustrated she threw her racket. ...

Chris Bosh ready to see his jersey retired by Miami Heat

Basketball 03/22/19, 12:23

Chris Bosh is making a lot of music these days. He drinks beer and thinks about making more beer. He sketches. He paints. He plays with his kids. He has even learned how to use a wrench.He is also happy and healthy.And finally, he's made peace with the devastating way ...

3-time champ Venus Williams wins opening match at Miami Open

Tennis 03/21/19, 17:36

Three-time tournament champion Venus Williams won her opening match Thursday at the new site of the Miami Open by beating Dalila Jakupovic 7-5, 6-3.Williams won the tournament in 1998, 1999 and 2001 when it was played on Key Biscayne. The event moved this year to the Miami Dolphins' complex, and ...

Shaq coming back to Miami next week _ to play music

Sports 03/21/19, 15:38

Shaquille O'Neal is coming back to play in Miami next week.Play music, that is.The former star center and four-time NBA champion still has a hectic life in retirement, with work as a television analyst and celebrity endorser and other off-court business interests. He's also serious about music and will be ...

Miami, Arizona State face early tests in Coral Gables

Sports 03/21/19, 15:20

When the NCAA women's tournament returns to Coral Gables on Friday night, the higher seeds didn't exactly get rewarded with the easiest of matchups.Such is life at this time of year.Fifth-seeded Arizona State (20-10) will play No. 12 UCF (26-6) in the opening game of the night, followed by fourth-seeded ...

QB Fitzpatrick glad to be on move again, this time to Miami

Sports 03/19/19, 14:39

Experience tells Ryan Fitzpatrick that his job with the Miami Dolphins might not last long.After all, they are his eighth team. And for now, at least, he is glad to be their starting quarterback."I'm going to come in from day one and act like and be the starting quarterback for ...

1st day of play at Miami Open’s new site washed out

Football 03/19/19, 14:28

The first day of play at the Miami Open's new site has been washed out because of rain.Twelve women's matches, all on outer courts, were postponed Tuesday because of daylong showers. Men's play is scheduled to begin Wednesday, when the first center court match is to be played in the ...

Talented young arms make Marlins optimistic about future

Baseball 03/19/19, 10:59

The path to progress for the Miami Marlins starts on the mound.The Marlins believe their reboot will gain momentum in Season 2 under CEO Derek Jeter, and any improvement likely will be most apparent in the rotation. There's more depth there than elsewhere, and perhaps a starter or three who ...

Spurs extend streak to 9 straight, beat Warriors 111-105

Sports 03/18/19, 21:52

DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and nine rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 23 points and 13 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 111-105 on Monday night for their ninth straight win.San Antonio won its 11th straight at home and moved into fifth in the Western Conference ...

Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins’ home

Football 03/18/19, 15:42

At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as witness to a game-changing completion.A remarkable transformation is done, and the complex is ready for tennis.The Miami Open has moved 18 miles north from its location since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne, ...

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