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Heat stay perfect at home, beat Pelicans 109-94

Nov. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There were calls that Miami coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t like. Just not many of them. The Heat set a franchise record by fouling only six times, Jimmy Butler shook off a pregame illness to flirt with a triple-double and Miami remained unbeaten at home by beating the undermanned New...

McGusty, Vasiljevic lead Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Halftime intermission provided Dejan Vasiljevic the appropriate period to correct his first half shooting woes. Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and scored 13 points while Kameron McGusty finished with a game-high 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over...

McGusty leads Miami past Quinnipiac 80-52

Nov. 16, 2019 4:07 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Kameron McGusty scored 22 points to lead Miami to an 80-52 victory over Quinnipiac Saturday afternoon. Dejan Vasiljevic overcame a scoreless first half and finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Hurricanes (3-1). The senior guard shot 4-of-6 from the field and was perfect...

Crafton grabs Truck Series championship in winless season

Nov. 15, 2019 11:42 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Matt Crafton won a championship without winning a race, an unprecedented feat under NASCAR’s new title-deciding playoff systems. Crafton finished second in Friday night’s Truck Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway — good enough for his third series title in...

Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 sites

Nov. 15, 2019 9:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host a major international summit next year. Trump had claimed in August that his Trump National Doral had emerged as a top contender for the...

Spanish league loses court battle, won’t play match in US

Nov. 15, 2019 6:28 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league lost another battle against the Spanish soccer federation on Friday and won’t be allowed to take a regular-season match to the United States, at least not for now. The game between Villarreal and Atlético Madrid next month was called off after the league lost a...

NASCAR’s final 4 in fun mode ahead of championship race

Nov. 14, 2019 3:55 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three contenders for the NASCAR championship have already given Kyle Busch a good run for the money three days before the race. Busch and teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin were stuck in New York City traffic with Kevin Harvick and the Joe Gibbs Racing trio decided Busch...

Dolphins better, Bills worse since last time they met

Nov. 14, 2019 12:07 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have been gaining ground the past few weeks on the Buffalo Bills, muddling the race between perennial AFC East also-rans. Miami fell to 0-6 when it lost in Week 7 at Buffalo, which was 5-1 and off to its best start in 11 years. But the Bills (6-3) have since lost two of...

Oil tankers ‘go dark’ off Venezuela to evade US sanctions

Nov. 14, 2019 12:02 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — In May, after pulling out of a Chinese shipyard for repairs, a giant oil tanker set out on a perilous journey. Dialing in “Caribbean” on a mandatory tracking system, the captain of the Liberia-flagged vessel headed west. Then, weeks later, as it neared Venezuelan waters, the VL...

Dolphins safety Jones says he expects to play this week

Nov. 13, 2019 4:07 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones says he expects to play this week after missing the past four games with a cracked rib. Jones, the Dolphins’ highest-paid player at $13 million, has played in only three games this season and was limited in practice Wednesday. Miami faces Buffalo...