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Alford leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville St. 67-62 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Cameron Alford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alabama A&M scored 10 of the last 11 points in overtime, defeating Jacksonville State 67-62 on Saturday. Alabama A&M trailed 61-57 with 1:44 remaining in overtime before Brandon Miller buried a 3-pointer and Brandon Houston...

Butler's triple-double helps Heat past Wizards, 112-103

Dec. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, Bam Adebayo had a career-high 24 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-103 on Friday night. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Miami, which is 9-0 at home for the first time in...

Final album for slain rapper XXXTentacion drops in Miami

Dec. 6, 2019 10:49 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Celebrities including Diplo, Playboi Carti and PnB Rock paid tribute to slain Florida rapper XXXTentacion during the week of parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. Hundreds of fans gathered at a posthumous album release party Thursday night to be the first to hear XXXTentacion's Bad Vibes...

Florida's Henderson leaving school early, won't play in bowl

Dec. 6, 2019 5:43 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida cornerback CJ Henderson is forgoing his senior season, entering the NFL draft and skipping the team's bowl game. Henderson announced his plans Friday on social media, saying “I am excited to be one step closer to turning my lifelong dream into a reality.” The...

Slain UPS driver's family questions police response to chase

Dec. 6, 2019 5:26 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Relatives of a UPS driver killed after robbery suspects took him hostage on a wild police chase across South Florida questioned Friday why officers had to unleash a torrent of gunfire when the truck got stuck in rush-hour traffic. Both suspects, 41-year-old cousins Lamar Alexander and Ronnie...

Billy Joel, Kardashians Diplo descend on Miami for Art Basel

Dec. 6, 2019 3:41 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As gallerists and collectors descend on Miami's most prestigious art fair by day, the Hollywood crowd knows it's all about the exclusive after parties. Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Pharrell were in town while DJ Khaled and rappers Travis Scott and Gucci Mane held court late night....

Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Dec. 6, 2019 4:56 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a...

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Dec. 5, 2019 5:47 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel Gomez, 38, set...

Former FAA inspector gets 6 years for bribery, fraud scheme

Dec. 5, 2019 5:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A former Federal Aviation Administration safety inspector in South Florida was sentenced Thursday to six years and three months in prison for his part in a bribery and fraud scheme. A federal jury in Miami found Manuel Fernandez, 42, guilty in June of 21 criminal counts, including bribery,...

Sneakers star at glamorous parties around Art Basel Miami

Dec. 5, 2019 5:22 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Fashion has always played a starring role at the glamorous weeklong parties surrounding Art Basel Miami. This year it’s all about the kicks as several major brands including Dior, Adidas and Nike drop limited edition sneakers that had fans camping out overnight. Gabriel...