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Blackshear’s 20 lift Florida to 78-58 win over Miami

Nov. 22, 2019 2:49 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Florida coach Mike White’s not sure where his Gators will end up this season. He just finally likes the direction they’re headed. Kerry Blackshear Jr. had 20 points and 11 rebounds as Florida beat state rival Miami 78-58 Friday to advance to the Charleston Classic...

‘U’ can go home again: Miami to visit FIU at Marlins Park

Nov. 22, 2019 10:58 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami is going home again, for a road game. Marlins Park is built on the Hurricanes’ roots, atop the soil where the Orange Bowl sat for more than 70 years. The Orange Bowl was where Miami won three of its five national championships, where it beat rivals like Notre Dame and Florida and...

Johnson’s 22 leads Florida to 70-62 win over Hawks

Nov. 21, 2019 5:17 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson saw Florida’s big lead shrink to almost nothing in the final minute. He made sure his teammates didn’t let this one get away from the Gators. Johnson had a career-high 22 points to lead the Gators to a 70-62 victory over Saint Joseph’s at the...

Robinson’s record night helps Heat beat Cavs 124-100

Nov. 20, 2019 11:10 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — John Beilein had seen Duncan Robinson get on hot shooting stretches plenty of times before. None of those were at his expense. Robinson put on a show for his college coach — and got himself into the Miami record book as well. He set team marks with seven 3-pointers in the second...

Wei-Yin Chen designated for assignment by Marlins

Nov. 20, 2019 9:18 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have designated left-hander Wei-Yin Chen for assignment, parting with a pitcher they owe $22 million. Miami gave Chen an $80 million, five-year contract before the 2016 season, but he went 13-19 with a 5.10 ERA in four injury-plagued seasons. Last year Chen was demoted to the...

Further disarray for Dolphins with latest roster moves

Nov. 20, 2019 3:53 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins’ roster is becoming as thin as their playoff chances. Starting safeties Reshad Jones and safety Bobby McCain went on injured reserve Wednesday, further depleting an already shaky secondary. On Tuesday, Miami cut leading rusher Mark Walton hours after he was...

Only 8 ACC teams have bowl eligibility, and time running out

Nov. 20, 2019 10:59 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — For the Atlantic Coast Conference, eight may not be enough. Only eight ACC teams have secured bowl eligibility, and unless some teams find a way to rally that will mean the league will be sending fewer teams to the postseason than it has in any year since expanding to 14 schools...

Miami and Nashville stock rosters in expansion draft

Nov. 19, 2019 7:52 PM EST

Major League Soccer expansion teams Nashville and Miami filled out their rosters for next season via the league’s expansion draft Tuesday. The two teams selected five players each from a pool of 222 left unprotected by their current MLS teams. Miami added defender Ben Sweat, a Florida native, from NYCFC...

Dolphins release Walton after arrest for hitting girlfriend

Nov. 19, 2019 1:20 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released suspended running back Mark Walton on Tuesday, hours after he was arrested on charges of punching his pregnant girlfriend in the head. Police in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Davie said in a report that officers went to a home at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday,...

The Latest: Dolphins release Walton after battering arrest

Nov. 19, 2019 12:39 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the release of Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton (all times local): 12:35 p.m. The Miami Dolphins released troubled running back Mark Walton after police say he punched his pregnant girlfriend several times in the head. Police in the Fort Lauderdale suburb...