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FIU says Miami game on Orange Bowl site will be 'magic'

Jan. 16, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — For FIU and Miami, playing on the site of the old Orange Bowl will be nostalgic. For the Miami Marlins, the game may just be a beginning. FIU and the Marlins unveiled plans Wednesday for the Nov. 23 game between the Panthers and the Hurricanes at Marlins Park — built on the site where...

Jeff Thomas says he's returning to Miami

Jan. 16, 2019 1:35 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Thomas says he's returning to the Miami Hurricanes. The speedy wide receiver, who was dismissed by the Hurricanes in November and was transferring to Illinois, said in an Instagram post on Tuesday night that he's going back to Miami. The Hurricanes had no immediate comment,...

APNewsBreak: Feds say 'star' DEA agent abroad stole millions

Jan. 15, 2019 11:47 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A U.S. federal narcotics agent known for his expensive tastes and high-profile drug seizures has been implicated in a multimillion-dollar money-laundering conspiracy that involved the very cartel criminals he was charged with fighting in Colombia. A once standout Drug Enforcement...

DeSantis picks 2nd Miami appeals judge for Supreme Court

Jan. 14, 2019 4:36 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday chose a second Miami appeals judge for a seat on the Florida Supreme Court, continuing to move the state's highest court in a more conservative direction. DeSantis announced Monday that Robert Luck is his latest choice. Luck, 39, a former Miami federal...

Florida man finds boa constrictor under car's hood

Jan. 14, 2019 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man got a slithery shock when he popped open the hood of his car and found a boa constrictor resting on the engine. Ernst Dimanche tells WSVN he had just dropped his kids off at school Friday and came home to work on his Cadillac. He says he saw the snake and "just went...

Miami airport to reopen terminal amid government shutdown

Jan. 13, 2019 7:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami International Airport officials say they'll reopen a terminal Monday that was closed part of the weekend amid a staff shortage caused by the partial government shutdown. Airport spokesman Greg Chin told news outlets Sunday Concourse G will resume operations Monday after closing for parts...

Former Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg dies at age 71

Jan. 13, 2019 2:07 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins guard Bob Kuechenberg, a six-time Pro Bowl selection and member of the only NFL team to achieve a perfect season, died at age 71. His death Saturday was confirmed by the Dolphins, who had no further details. Kuechenberg joined the Dolphins as a free agent in 1970, coach...

Heat hang on late, top Grizzlies 112-108

Jan. 12, 2019 8:52 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Shelvin Mack drove on Dwyane Wade, with the game on the line. Mack's layup attempt never got near the rim. Only a few days shy of his 37th birthday, Wade can still block shots — even in the biggest moments of a game. Justise Winslow scored 26 points, Wade delivered the block and won the...

Lykes scores 25 to help Miami beat Wake Forest 76-65

Jan. 12, 2019 5:33 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Playing with a seven-man rotation, the Miami Hurricanes saved some energy in the closing minutes Saturday by shooting a lot of free throws. Chris Lykes scored 25 points, including 12 free throws in the final five minutes without a miss, and the Hurricanes earned their first...

Marlins, Realmuto avoid arbitration with $5.9 million deal

Jan. 11, 2019 11:29 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins avoided arbitration with J.T. Realmuto by agreeing to a $5.9 million deal with the All-Star catcher, who has been mentioned in numerous trade scenarios this offseason. Realmuto hit .277 with 21 homers and 74 RBIs last season, when he made $2.9 million. The deal reached Friday...