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Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

Apr. 22, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nearly three dozen men and women have filed a federal class-action lawsuit accusing Florida authorities of unlawfully videotaping them as they received legal massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly paid for sex. The lawsuit by 31...

Jaguars' Marrone, Ramsey finally talk, share 'little laugh'

Apr. 22, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone might need to update his contact list. Marrone said Monday he finally spoke to star cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is skipping voluntary workouts to stay closer to home, and seemingly cleared the air. Marrone said last week that he reached out...

Deputies: Dad shoots man who stole car with boy, 6, inside

Apr. 22, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

LANTANA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's investigators say a Florida father chased down and shot a man who stole his car with his 6-year-old son inside. Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials say 29-year-old Lamar Thurman remains in critical condition following the shooting early Saturday. News outlets report the...

SpaceX suffers serious setback with crew capsule accident

Apr. 22, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing. Over the weekend, the company's recently flown Dragon crew capsule was engulfed in smoke and flames on an engine test...

Promotor sues USSF over proposed Ecuador match in Florida

Apr. 22, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter has sued the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking a court to order the governing body to sanction an Ecuador league match in Florida. Relevent Sports filed suit Monday in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, alleging the USSF illegally refused to approve its application to have...

On Basketball: This first round sorely lacks playoff drama

Apr. 22, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If there was a silver lining for Indiana fans after the Pacers were the first team to be bounced from the 2019 NBA playoffs, it's this: They won't have to watch any more first-round games. For that, they should be thankful. Drama is in very short supply so far in these playoffs. Close...

AP/CP Survey: 48 percent of NHLPA reps favor playoff change

Apr. 22, 2019 12:14 PM EDT

Hockey players are conditioned to think that winning the Stanley Cup means going through the best teams to be the best team. That doesn't mean they are blind to some of the inequalities of the NHL's current divisional playoff format. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31...

Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over weekend

Apr. 22, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Road, sweet road. There were eight NBA playoff games this weekend, and all eight were won by the road team. It's the first time in NBA history there were eight road playoff wins in a two-day span. "Road wins are the best, especially in the playoffs," Toronto's Kawhi Leonard said. The...

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

Apr. 21, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard missed the NBA playoffs last season, in multiple ways. He wasn't playing the games. He wasn't feeling the games, either. That's not a problem this season for the 2014 NBA Finals MVP. Healthy and happy, Leonard has the Toronto Raptors one win away from the second round. He...

Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

Apr. 21, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A manufactured run in extra innings capped off a resurgent weekend for the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox. Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a...