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Heat reach out to Miami-Dade officials as naming deal looms

Nov. 13, 2018 3:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat sent a letter to Miami-Dade County commissioners Tuesday, saying they want to set the record straight on what the team perceives as misconceptions about the relationship between it and the county as a new naming-rights deal looms. The letter from Heat Business Operations...

Embiid scores 35, 76ers top reeling Heat 124-114

Nov. 12, 2018 11:11 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid did whatever he wanted, and Jimmy Butler had to be thrilled. It's now time to see what they'll do together. Embiid scored 35 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, JJ Redick added 25 points and the Philadelphia 76ers added to Miami's early-season struggles by topping the Heat 124-114 on...

It's done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

Nov. 12, 2018 6:42 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship. "The Process" has a whole new meaning. Butler, a four-time All-Star forward, is now officially a member of the 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval...

Jaguars center Brandon Linder injures knee, out for season

Nov. 12, 2018 6:03 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars center Brandon Linder will have season-ending surgery on his right knee. Linder injured his knee in Sunday's 29-26 loss at Indianapolis, and coach Doug Marrone said Monday the team captain will be placed on injured reserve. A third-round draft pick from Miami...

Bye comes at good time for hobbled Dolphins

Nov. 12, 2018 3:55 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Frank Gore walked slowly through the Miami Dolphins locker room Monday, a slight hunch in his posture and a slight limp in his gait, which made him look like the 35-year-old running back he is. And he's among the healthy ones. The Dolphins (5-5) hobbled into their bye week thankful for...

Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation

Nov. 11, 2018 7:47 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mishaps, protests and litigation dominated Florida's first day of recounting the vote for pivotal races for governor and Senate, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco. Much of the drama on Sunday centered on Broward and Palm Beach counties, home to large...

Wade taking more time to be with wife and their new daughter

Nov. 11, 2018 5:23 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is putting family over basketball right now. Wade will miss at least another week before resuming his final Heat season, telling The Associated Press in an interview Sunday that he needs time to continue bonding with and caring for his daughter. Wade and his wife, actress Gabrielle...

No. 25 Miami women beat Hartford 75-62 to reach WNIT semis

Nov. 11, 2018 3:06 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Emese Hof scored 21 points, Beatrice Mompremier had 19 points and 13 rebounds and No. 25 Miami beat Hartford 75-62 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the preseason WNIT. Miami used a 27-point third quarter to take control, with Endia Banks scoring the first five points of a...

86 Haitian migrants rescued from packed, dangerous freighter

Nov. 11, 2018 3:30 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Coast Guard officials have rescued nearly 100 Haitian migrants from a dangerously overloaded freighter. Miami Coast Guard officials said their helicopter crew spotted the overcrowded, 40-foot sail freighter near Cuba on Saturday. Officials deployed a cutter from Key West to rescue the...

Wizards run away in the fourth, top Heat 116-110

Nov. 10, 2018 11:28 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — John Wall and Austin Rivers have seen more than enough losing lately. So they decided to do something about it. Wall scored 28 points, he and Rivers each scored 10 in the pivotal fourth quarter and the Washington Wizards got a much-needed win by topping the Miami Heat 116-110 on Saturday...