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Rally led by FitzMagic comes up short for Dolphins

Oct. 13, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins, a last-second defeat meant progress. Miami lost 17-16 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday when Fitzpatrick's 2-point conversion pass was dropped in the flat by running back Kenyan Drake. The Dolphins (0-5) remained winless under...

McLaurin helps Redskins earn 1st win against Dolphins, 17-16

Oct. 13, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — It's no surprise a matchup between winless teams was decided by a dropped pass. Running back Kenyan Drake couldn't handle Ryan Fitzpatrick's quick throw in the flat on a 2-point conversion try with 6 seconds left Sunday, allowing the Washington Redskins to escape with their first...

Pilot retiring after 35 yrs gives wings to Down syndrome boy

Oct. 13, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — An American Airlines pilot retiring after 35 years gave his wings to a Florida toddler with Down syndrome after his final flight. Sarah and Ki Klitenick had been sitting next to the pilot's wife on a flight from Madrid to Miami earlier this month. The woman texted her husband in the cockpit,...

Buffalo in winter? Miami in September? NFL schedule matters

Oct. 12, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

Coaches will deny until the end of their careers that when you play an opponent in the schedule doesn't matter. It's doubtful they truly believe it. When and where you face a team in the NFL makes a whole lot of difference. Weather, for example. Do you really want to be in Miami, Tampa or Jacksonville in...

Miami holds off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 for 1st ACC win

Oct. 12, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami used its backup quarterback and a kicker who had not seen game action since high school three years ago. And the Hurricanes might have saved their season. N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, Turner Davidson was 3...

Federal prison guard charged with taking bribes

Oct. 12, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a federal prison guard in Florida has been charged with smuggling cell phones, cigarettes and other contraband into the facility where he worked. Court records shows that 47-year-old Victor DeJesus Jr. made his first appearance Friday in Miami federal court. He faces several...

Perry, Dallas lead Miami to 17-9 win over No. 20 Virginia

Oct. 12, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — N'Kosi Perry threw for a touchdown on the opening drive and ran for another with 2:31 remaining, and Miami knocked off No. 20 Virginia 17-9 on Friday night. Deejay Dallas caught the touchdown pass for Miami (3-3, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), and rushed for 63 yards on 13...

Virginia loses CB Bryce Hall to a lower left leg injury

Oct. 11, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Virginia preseason All-American cornerback Bryce Hall suffered an injury to his lower left leg and was taken off the field on a cart during the second quarter of the 20th-ranked Cavaliers' game at Miami on Friday night. Hall was injured while on punt coverage. An air cast was...

Florida Congressman Gaetz demands end to impeach inquiry

Oct. 11, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz is demanding an end to the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. The conservative Florida lawmaker told a crowd of dozens outside of Democratic U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala's Miami-area office that Republicans will "fight for Donald Trump" and do all that they can...

Muslim cleric convicted of supporting Taliban to be released

Oct. 11, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — An ailing Florida Muslim cleric convicted of providing financial support to the Pakistani Taliban will be released early from prison on humanitarian grounds. Miami U.S. District Judge Robert Scola ordered Friday that 84-year-old Hafiz Khan be freed from a North Carolina prison to a hospice...