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The Latest: Hurricane Lorena approaching Mexico's Los Cabos

Sep. 20, 2019 6:05 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Weather, including Hurricane Lorena along Mexico's Pacific Coast (all times local): 6 a.m. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami has upgraded Lorena to a hurricane as it bears down on Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Forecasters say Hurricane Lorena now has...

Mechanic due to enter plea in airliner sabotage case

Sep. 20, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists is due to enter a plea to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard. An arraignment hearing is scheduled Friday for 60-year-old Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani in Miami federal court....

AP source: Marlins' Mattingly agrees to contract extension

Sep. 19, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly has agreed to a contract extension and will return for a fifth season in 2020, a person familiar with the negotiations said Thursday. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Marlins hadn't announced...

Dolphins-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (0-2) at DALLAS (2-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 20 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Dolphins 0-2, Cowboys 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 24, Dolphins 14, Nov. 22, 2015 LAST WEEK — Dolphins lost to Patriots, 43-0; Cowboys beat Redskins, 31-21...

AP sources: 1 of Brown's accusers has met with NFL

Sep. 18, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe. Both people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of...

Fitzpatrick attacking fresh start with Steelers

Sep. 18, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Minkah Fitzpatrick walked into the locker room fresh off the first practice of the rest of his football life, noticed the semi-circle of cameras and microphones running three deep around his locker and took a step back while his new teammates roared in laughter. How quickly things change....

Who has the worst team in Miami? It's a close call

Sep. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Dolphins look like the worst team in the NFL, perhaps ever, and might even be the worst team in Miami. On the other hand, a comparison with the Marlins is one matchup the Dolphins could win. Let's kick it off: AT THE TOP The Marlins are run by a University of Michigan fan who is finding it...

Amid terrorism talk, bail denied in aircraft sabotage case

Sep. 18, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A mechanic accused of sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner had expressed a desire for Allah to hurt non-Muslims, stored violent Islamic State videos on his cellphone and has a brother in Iraq possibly involved with the extremist group, according to new evidence unveiled at his bail hearing...

Penalty trouble puts FSU, Miami, Syracuse in early ACC hole

Sep. 18, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes — a false start here, a facemask penalty there — keep piling up for some Atlantic Coast Conference teams expected to contend for division titles. Syracuse and Florida State were picked to finish behind reigning national champion Clemson in the Atlantic...

Dolphins GM Chris Grier says turnaround can come quickly

Sep. 17, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins general manager Chris Grier says this year's roster dismantling has been more drastic than he expected, but a turnaround can come quickly because the team will be aggressive in free agency in 2020. In the wake of the deal that sent disgruntled defensive back Minkah...