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Dolphins must wait to seal deal with Patriots' Flores

Jan. 21, 2019 8:33 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — While the 2018 NFL champion has yet to be crowned, much of the league is already looking ahead to the 2019 season, and so far the Miami Dolphins are in last place. Las Vegas oddsmakers recently made the Dolphins a 300-1 choice to win the Super Bowl in Miami a year from now, by far the league's...

Duke loses G Mikayla Boykin with another torn ACL

Jan. 20, 2019 1:35 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says guard Mikayla Boykin will miss the rest of the season after tearing another knee ligament. Coach Joanne P. McCallie disclosed Boykin's diagnosis before her team's game at No. 21 Florida State on Sunday. Boykin tore her right anterior cruciate ligament during a home loss to...

Johnson scores 22 to help No. 13 Tar Heels beat Miami 85-76

Jan. 19, 2019 3:33 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — With 6½ minutes left and North Carolina clinging to a one-point lead, 6-foot-9 Cameron Johnson took aim from long range over 5-foot-7 Chris Lykes. Swish. The next trip down the court, Johnson shot over Lykes again. Swish. Johnson's back-to-back 3-pointers gave the No....

Pistons hold on without Drummond, beat Heat 98-93

Jan. 18, 2019 11:02 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Dwane Casey wants the Detroit Pistons to react a little better when they hit a rough stretch. Friday night against Miami was another test. Blake Griffin had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Pistons overcame an early exit by injured Andre Drummond to beat the Heat 98-93. Detroit blew a...

Miami coach says idled Hernandez was 'duped' by AAU coach

Jan. 18, 2019 4:28 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA because he unwittingly became entangled in a college basketball corruption case when he was duped by an AAU coach. Hernandez has sat out the first 16 games of the...

Man on Massachusetts most wanted list caught in Miami

Jan. 18, 2019 2:37 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A man on the Massachusetts State Police's most wanted list for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a woman in March has been captured. State police say 50-year-old Kevin Hamel was caught Friday morning in Miami by the U.S. Marshals after State Trooper Thiago Miranda determined his...

Correction: Cruise Ship Jump story

Jan. 18, 2019 10:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about a man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the man's hometown. He is from Vancouver, Washington. A corrected version of the story is below: Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship Royal Caribbean...

Officials: Pepper spray in student's bag mistakenly went off

Jan. 18, 2019 6:50 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say about two dozen people were treated for pepper spray exposure at a Florida high school. The Miami Herald reports that rescue workers responded Thursday morning to G. Holmes Braddock High School near Miami. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue reports treating 25 people, but no one was...

Security guard killed outside notorious Florida strip club

Jan. 18, 2019 6:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Police say a shooting at a notorious strip club in Miami has left one security guard dead and another wounded. News outlets report Miami-Dade police are interviewing witnesses and reviewing video as they search for suspects in the shooting that killed 31-year-old Jose Otero and hospitalized...

Hotel dishwasher forced to work Sundays awarded $21 million

Jan. 17, 2019 5:40 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jurors say a Florida hotel dishwasher should get $21.5 million after her employer failed to honor her religious beliefs by repeatedly scheduling her to work on Sundays and eventually firing her. The Sun Sentinel reports a federal jury in Miami found for 60-year-old Marie Jean Pierre on...