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Heat, Spoelstra look at camp as extension of last season

Sep. 25, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Part of Miami coach Erik Spoelstra's annual mandate to players, whether a 16-year veteran like Dwyane Wade or a second-year guy like Bam Adebayo, is to evolve. Spoelstra expects the same from himself. The Heat opened training camp on Tuesday with players who accounted for 98 percent...

Man sentenced to 1 day a year for 10 years in fatal crash

Sep. 25, 2018 12:44 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man faced up to 27 years in prison for a fatal car crash, but instead he's been sentenced to just 10 days — with one day to be served on each of the next 10 anniversaries of the crash. The Miami Herald reported Tuesday that a judge imposed the unusual sentence on 24-year-old...

As NBA training camps open, and many stories worth noting

Sep. 25, 2018 12:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Training camps for most NBA teams open Tuesday, and with the season fast approaching, here's 10 items of note as the league heads into the 2018-19 campaign: ___ JIMMY BUTLER As media days were ending Monday, Jimmy Butler was still with the Minnesota Timberwolves. It's likely temporary. The...

Dolphins DT says he was trying to protect himself in fight

Sep. 24, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Akeem Spence says he was trying to protect himself in a fight that led to his ejection for ripping off an opponent's helmet. Spence was penalized for unnecessary roughness and ejected in the second quarter of Sunday's win over Oakland following his...

'He has more to give': Wade's last dance with Heat begins

Sep. 24, 2018 3:19 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade doesn't know how this whole notion of his final season being called "The Last Dance" even started. Fun fact: He can't dance. But the three-time champion and 12-time All-Star can still play, and the Miami Heat are hoping — and expecting — Wade to still be extremely...

Full of surprises, Dolphins are undefeated with Pats next

Sep. 24, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill says when he calls a trick play, even his offensive linemen get excited. And why not? Razzle dazzle is a big reason the surprising Miami Dolphins are undefeated. "I'm all for anytime everybody gets excited about a play call," play-caller and coach Adam Gase said with a...

Dolphins DE Hayes to miss rest of season with torn ACL

Sep. 24, 2018 12:46 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL he suffered trying to avoid a roughing-the-passer penalty. Hayes was hurt when he sacked Oakland's Derek Carr during Miami's 28-20 victory Sunday. "He was trying to not put body weight on the...

Razzle dazzle lifts unbeaten Miami past winless Raiders

Sep. 24, 2018 2:24 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Razzle dazzle worked for the Miami Dolphins when little else went right. Injuries depleted their front four, and penalties became a problem. The ground game disappeared, and the defense wearied on a 90-degree afternoon as the Oakland Raiders hogged the ball. But Miami coach Adam...

The Latest: Lions lead Patriots 10-0 early in 2nd quarter

Sep. 23, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The winless Detroit Lions could hardly have asked for a better start against New England. The Lions lead 10-0 after Matthew Stafford's 3-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay early in the second quarter. New England does not have a...

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Sep. 23, 2018 8:03 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had just tricked the Oakland Raiders one final time, and as Albert Wilson and Jakeem Grant sprinted side by side in the clear the final 30 yards toward the end zone for a clinching touchdown, they didn't wait to celebrate. While still on the run, the two Miami...