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Joey Logano wins his first NASCAR Cup Series championship, taking season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Nov. 18, 2018 6:31 PM EST
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano wins his first NASCAR Cup Series championship, taking season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Where's the AFC East? All 4 teams idle in Week 11

Nov. 18, 2018 12:00 PM EST

So where are the Patriots, Bills, Jets and Dolphins this week? On byes. In a rarity for the NFL, the entire AFC East is off in Week 11. Also not playing this week are San Francisco (2-8) and Cleveland (3-6-1). The Patriots (7-3) have a two-game lead over Miami (5-5) in a division New England has ruled seemingly...

Miami fights off Bethune Cookman in 78-70 win

Nov. 17, 2018 6:06 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — After two blowout wins to start the season, Miami finally overcame a difficult test. Chris Lykes scored 21 points as the Hurricanes fought off Bethune Cookman for a 78-70 victory Saturday afternoon. Lykes' two free throws with 2:19 remaining gave the Hurricanes (3-0) the lead for...

Miami fights off Bethune Cookman in 78-70 win

Nov. 17, 2018 5:19 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Chris Lykes scored 21 points and Miami fought off Bethune Cookman for a 78-70 victory on Saturday. Lykes' two free throws with 2:19 remaining gave Miami (3-0) the lead for good at 69-67. Anthony Lawrence and DJ Vasiljevic hit 3-pointers in the final two minutes to secure the win...

Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

Nov. 17, 2018 2:46 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mark Toepfer came to this spit of sand on the Tampa Bay shore to soak up the sun, drink a beer and maybe do a little fishing — not to talk about elections. But talk he did when asked for his thoughts on whether Florida, as a judge recently put it, is "the laughingstock of...

When things go sour in the NFL, QBs often are changed

Nov. 17, 2018 11:48 AM EST

When things go sour, an NFL team's fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them. As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have struggled — or outright flopped....

Man sold his company for $1.4B, now he's starting over again

Nov. 17, 2018 3:06 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — If it has happened to Miami, it has happened to Manny Medina. The resumé of one of the city's most storied entrepreneurs reads like a history of the city's last 40 years: boom, bust and reemergence. Immigrant. Accountant. Real estate tycoon. Failure. Billion-dollar success. Tech...

Bell becomes favorite after eking into Xfinity Series finale

Nov. 16, 2018 3:46 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Christopher Bell's last race could prove more daunting than his next one. Bell faced a must-win scenario in the semifinal round of the Xfinity Series playoffs at Phoenix last week, needing to beat 39 other drivers to earn the fourth and final spot in the championship field at...

Brightline to become Virgin Trains USA

Nov. 16, 2018 2:43 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Brightline is set to become Virgin Trains USA less than a year after launching its passenger train service in South Florida. Brightline and London-based Virgin Group announced a partnership Friday to rebrand the fledgling intercity rail company in 2019. A news release says Virgin Group will...

Mompremier leads No. 24 Miami women over No. 19 Marquette

Nov. 16, 2018 12:03 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Beatrice Mompremier set career highs with 24 points and 21 rebounds to help the No. 24 Miami women beat No. 19 Marquette 63-55 on Thursday night. The Golden Eagles closed the deficit to 56-55 with 4:55 left. Both teams then went scoreless for over four minutes and the Hurricanes...