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Dolphins Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

MIAMI DOLPHINS (7-9) OPEN CAMP: July 25, Davie, Florida LAST YEAR: Dolphins made it 18 consecutive seasons without postseason victory. They ranked 31st in offense, and defense was also awful, allowing franchise-record 6,257 yards. That prompted owner Stephen Ross to fire coach Adam Gase and hire Patriots...

Florida sheriff to investigate Epstein's work release

Jul. 19, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls. The inquiry will focus on whether deputies assigned to monitor Epstein in a...

Carnival pledges steps ongoing to curb ocean pollution

Jul. 19, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. executives pledged anew Friday that steps are being taken to curb ocean pollution, which was the subject of a recent $20 million federal penalty imposed because of continued environmental violations. Carnival outlined some of those steps at a hearing before a pair of skeptical...

Clarification: Teen Detention Camp story

Jul. 18, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In a story July 17, The Associated Press reported that newly relaxed federal requirements are expediting the process for sending child migrants to live with relatives already in the U.S. The story should have specified the changes only apply to adult siblings and grandparents. An updated...

Florida man pleads guilty in teen's murder, gets 13 years

Jul. 18, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A 70-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a teenage girl, dumping her body in a trash bin and burning it. Armando Botell of Miami struck a plea deal Thursday with the approval of Romina Fernandez's parents. Fernandez was 17 when she...

Anderson's hit in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres 4-3

Jul. 18, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' homestand ended with a mob scene around Brian Anderson at second base that included punches on the arm, slaps on the back, hugs and high-fives. It's a wonder the Marlins remembered how to celebrate ninth-inning heroics, because they haven't had many. Anderson doubled home...

20 years in prison for Florida man who posted bomb guides

Jul. 18, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for posting bomb-making instructions on websites frequented by extremist groups such as the Islamic State. U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore imposed the maximum possible sentence on Tayyab Tahir Ismail, a naturalized U.S....

Paddack takes no-hitter into 8th as Padres beat Marlins 3-2

Jul. 17, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paddack said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder and a tragedy on his mind, and the emotions of the occasion brought out the best in the San Diego Padres rookie. Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a...

Padres' Paddack loses no-hitter in 8th inning on Castro's HR

Jul. 17, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack of the San Diego Padres lost his no-hit bid when the Miami Marlins' Starlin Castro led off the eighth inning with a home run. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only team in the majors to never throw a no-hitter. Paddack opened the eighth...

Anderson's 3-run HR helps Marlins beat Padres, 12-7

Jul. 16, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto won with less than his best to stay unbeaten, while the San Diego Padres lost again to reach a new low. Yamamoto needed 99 pitches to get through five innings but gave up only two earned runs to help Miami win 12-7 on Tuesday night. The Padres (45-49) lost their...