Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

Sports 03/17/19, 17:56

Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback.The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms Sunday on an $11 million, two-year contract as a replacement to Ryan Tannehill and a placeholder until the Dolphins can draft their franchise quarterback. That could happen next month, but is more likely in 2020.The 36-year-old ...

With Marlins lacking power, Mattingly preaching small ball

Baseball 03/17/19, 14:51

At a time when home runs dominate baseball's offensive strategy, the Miami Marlins are zigging to the long ball's zag.Manager Don Mattingly realizes that if his Marlins are going to score runs, most often they're going to have to do it the old fashioned way — one at a time ...

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75

Sports 03/17/19, 14:38

Goran Dragic scored 19 points off the bench, Dwyane Wade added 17 and came up with big plays late and the Miami Heat found just enough offense to beat the Charlotte Hornets 93-75 on Sunday in a game with major Eastern Conference playoff implications.The win kept Miami (33-36) at the ...

FIFA to make public the vote for 2023 Women’s World Cup

Sports 03/16/19, 09:15

FIFA has agreed to make public its vote on the host for the 2023 Women's World Cup.The organization's decision-making body wants to be more transparent after concerns were raised last month that the women's tournament wouldn't fully follow the new voting process for the men's World Cup.The United States, Canada ...

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Basketball 03/15/19, 21:36

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least 20 points at ...

Shooting jury clears officer on 1 count, deadlocks on others

U.S. 03/15/19, 16:53

A Florida police officer accused of shooting and wounding a severely autistic man's caretaker, was acquitted on one misdemeanor negligence count Friday and a jury deadlocked on three other charges, including two felonies. A mistrial was declared on those three charges. The six-person jury found North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda ...

Miami QB Ryan Tannehill traded to Titans for draft picks

Sports 03/15/19, 14:34

Ryan Tannehill has a new team. Now the Miami Dolphins need a new quarterback.Miami traded Tannehill on Friday to the Tennessee Titans in a deal that also involved draft picks. The Dolphins sent their sixth-round pick this year to the Titans for a fourth-round choice in 2020 and a seventh-round ...

Barcelona against haste of introducing bigger Club World Cup

Europe 03/15/19, 03:10

The president of Barcelona spoke out against the haste to introduce a 24-team Club World Cup in 2021 ahead of the FIFA Council deciding Friday whether to approve the pilot of the enlarged tournament.European clubs have publicly resisted FIFA's bid to replace the current seven-team annual Club World Cup, which ...

Blackshear, No. 16 Virginia Tech beat Miami 71-56 in ACCs

Basketball 03/13/19, 17:00

Ty Outlaw and No. 16 Virginia Tech got a quick offensive start. The Hokies didn't need a whole lot more to advance in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.Outlaw hit three 3-pointers during the Hokies' game-opening 11-point run and they never trailed in beating Miami 71-56 on Wednesday in the second ...

APNewsBreak: FIFA wants 24-team, summer 2021 Club World Cup

Sports 03/13/19, 13:00

FIFA Council members will be asked on Friday to approve a pilot tournament for an expanded 24-team Club World Cup in June-July 2021, The Associated Press has learned.An overhaul of the current seven-team annual competition, normally in December, is being pursued by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to generate new interest ...

Schultz to preview his vision for an independent presidency

2022 Campaign 03/13/19, 06:03

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is set to provide more details on what an independent presidency could look like despite not yet deciding whether to enter the White House race himself. In a speech Wednesday at Miami Dade College in Florida, Schultz will further explain how a president elected outside the ...

Dems pick Milwaukee for 2020 convention over Miami, Houston

Politics 03/11/19, 10:34

Democrats picked Milwaukee on Monday to host their 2020 national convention, setting up the party's 2020 standard-bearer to accept the presidential nomination in the heart of the old industrial belt that delivered Donald Trump to the White House. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez chose Milwaukee over Houston and Miami after ...

Raptors tie team record with 21 3s, top Heat 125-104

Basketball 03/10/19, 17:07

Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 10 assists, Pascal Siakam scored 20 and the Toronto Raptors tied a franchise record with 21 3-pointers on the way to beating the Miami Heat 125-104 on Sunday.Toronto finished with eight players in double figures. Danny Green scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers. Norman ...

Marlins searching for answers to Chen’s road woes

Baseball 03/10/19, 14:52

The "homer" could follow the "opener" into baseball's lexicon.Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly says he'd consider rearranging some of pitcher Wei-Yin Chen's starting dates during the regular season should last year's atrocious home/road splits continue."If we're seeing the same type trend then I think if you have a chance to ...

Heat stay hot, pull away late to beat Cavaliers 126-110

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:34

Josh Richardson scored 20 points, Rodney McGruder had a seven-point possession in the fourth quarter to help put the game away, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-110 on Friday night.Bam Adebayo scored 17 points and Justise Winslow finished with 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists for ...

US journalist detained by Venezuelan officers, then freed

America 03/06/19, 20:51

A U.S. journalist was seized by security forces at his apartment Wednesday amid Venezuela's escalating political turmoil, then was freed several hours later and deported, executives at his Miami-based TV station and union representatives said.Cody Weddle was taken to the airport outside Caracas for a flight back to the United ...

Lawrence scores 27 to help Miami beat Pittsburgh 76-63

Basketball 03/05/19, 22:32

Senior Anthony Lawrence scored a career-high 27 points Tuesday to surpass the 1,000-point milestone and help Miami to a 76-63 win over the Pittsburgh Panthers, who lost their 13th game in a row.Ebuka Izundu added 14 points and 14 rebounds before the small crowd, which included his mother, Ifeoma, visiting ...

FBI stepping up efforts to root out international corruption

America 03/05/19, 00:13

Aiming to crack down on money laundering and bribes to overseas governments, the FBI is stepping up its efforts to root out foreign corruption with a new squad of agents based in Miami. The squad will focus its efforts not only on Miami but also in South America, a continent that ...

Wade surprises Huerter with a farewell gift _ his jersey

Basketball 03/04/19, 23:20

Kevin Huerter used to have Dwyane Wade's sneakers.Now, he's got his jersey.Wade has been exchanging uniform tops with opposing players all season long as part of his "One Last Dance" before he retires — swapping with close friends like LeBron James and Chris Paul, fellow longtime stars such as Dirk ...

Wade scores 14 in 4th to help Heat stave off Hawks, 114-113

Basketball 03/04/19, 22:11

Dwyane Wade scored 14 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat won their season-high third straight home game by topping the Atlanta Hawks 114-113 on Monday night.It was the highest-scoring quarter of the season for Wade, and it helped Miami beat Atlanta for the first ...

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