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Former Jaguars guard-center Reed signs with Dolphins

Mar. 18, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Guard-center Chris Reed has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who lost three offensive linemen at the start of free agency. Reed spent the past four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he made eight starts and played in 25 games. He was undrafted out of Minnesota State. Last week tackle...

Changeover: Miami Open tennis moves to Dolphins' home

Mar. 18, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as a witness to a game-changing completion. A remarkable transformation is done, and the complex is ready for tennis. The Miami Open has moved 18 miles north from its location since 1987, the...

Texas A&M-Commerce football players shot, wounded in Florida

Mar. 18, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say two Texas A&M University-Commerce football players are recovering in a Florida hospital after being shot during a robbery. A Miami police statement says the robbery occurred Saturday morning. The school identified the players as redshirt junior linebackers Jay Bias and...

Fitzpatrick agrees to $11 million, 2-year deal with Miami

Mar. 17, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will become the Miami Dolphins' caretaker quarterback. The well-traveled veteran agreed to terms Sunday on an $11 million, two-year contract as a replacement to Ryan Tannehill and a placeholder until the Dolphins can draft their franchise quarterback. That could happen next...

Dragic, Wade lead Heat past Hornets, 93-75

Mar. 17, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade arrived for work on Sunday not expecting to play much, if at all. His bruised right hip was sore and he was feeling pain with every step. He offered to play for a couple of minutes. He wound up playing 28, even diving on that bad hip for a loose ball with the outcome still in the...

With Marlins lacking power, Mattingly preaching small ball

Mar. 17, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — At a time when home runs dominate baseball's offensive strategy, the Miami Marlins are zigging to the long ball's zag. Manager Don Mattingly realizes that if his Marlins are going to score runs, most often they're going to have to do it the old fashioned way — one at a time...

FIFA to make public the vote for 2023 Women's World Cup

Mar. 16, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — FIFA has agreed to make public its vote on the host for the 2023 Women's World Cup. The organization's decision-making body is becoming more transparent after concerns were raised last month that the women's tournament wouldn't fully follow the new voting process for the men's World Cup. The...

Catholic priest charged with drugging, raping woman

Mar. 16, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Florida is facing charges that he drugged a female parishioner and raped her. The Rev. Jean Claude Jean-Philippe was in a Miami-Dade County jail late Saturday charged with sexual battery on an incapacitated victim. The Miami Herald reports that in October the...

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Mar. 15, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — There was no yelling and screaming in the Milwaukee locker room at halftime. A little bit of film got reviewed, a couple adjustments got discussed, and the Bucks believed a 20-point deficit could be overcome. They were right. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points and finished an assist shy of...

FIFA push to spread 2022 Qatar World Cup faces resistance

Mar. 15, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Concerned by political and logistical impediments, FIFA will face resistance in Qatar to attempts to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams and spread games across the Persian Gulf, people with knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press. FIFA President Gianni Infantino was given the...