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Clouds gather over Playa Gaviota Azul as Tropical Storm Zeta approaches Cancun, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. A strengthening Tropical Storm Zeta is expected to become a hurricane Monday as it heads toward the eastern end of Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and then likely move on for a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek. (AP Photo/Victor Ruiz Garcia)

Zeta becomes a hurricane as it nears Yucatan, heading for US

Oct. 26, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Zeta strengthened to a hurricane Monday afternoon as it continued on a track for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula resorts and then likely move on for a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek. Zeta — the earliest ever 27th named storm of the Atlantic season...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) celebrates his first NFL play with Miami Dolphins running back Matt Breida (22), Miami Dolphins guard Ted Karras (67) and Miami Dolphins running back Lynn Bowden (15) against the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Tagovailoa’s winning personality helped the Miami Dolphins avoid locker room backlash when he was promoted to replace popular veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. (AP Photo/Doug Murray)

Dolphins players say they're excited about Tua's 1st start

Oct. 26, 2020 2:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa’s winning personality helped the Miami Dolphins avoid any locker room backlash when he was promoted to replace popular veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick. Plus, Tagovailoa's teammates believe he's really good. “You wouldn’t think he was a rookie if you watched him in...

This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Zeta, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at 2110 GMT (5:10 p.m. ET). (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR via AP)

New storm Zeta a hurricane threat to Mexico, US Gulf Coast

Oct. 25, 2020 10:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Newly formed Tropical Storm Zeta gradually strengthened Sunday in the western Caribbean and forecasters said it would likely become a hurricane before hitting Mexico's resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and the U.S. Gulf Coast in coming days. Zeta was the earliest named 27th Atlantic storm...

The king tides are coming. Here’s when they’ll be worst.

Oct. 25, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The highest tides of the year, known as king tides, are here again to flood roads, parks and the occasional home or business. This year, in addition to the army of flood pumps coastal cities deploy to keep streets dry, the city of Miami is hoping that its residents will monitor the floods and...

Miami wide receiver Mark Pope (6) catches a first-half pass as Virginia's Nick Grant (1) defends during an NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. 
 (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

No. 11 Miami holds off Virginia 19-14, moves to 5-1

Oct. 25, 2020 12:10 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami's coaching staff sent a clear message to its receivers this week by opening up what was a nine-player competition for three starting spots. Mike Harley heard them — and came up with the best game of his career. D’Eriq King threw for 322 yards and a touchdown,...

Tropical depression forms south of Cuba, set to strengthen

Oct. 24, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday afternoon south of Cuba amid forecasts that the system would become a named tropical storm later this weekend and possibly a hurricane within days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Tropical Depression 28 was centered about 240 miles (380...

Former President Barack Obama walks on stage as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Florida International University, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in North Miami, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Trump, Pence, Obama all in Florida as campaign heats up

Oct. 24, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Battleground Florida was again a central focus of the presidential campaign Saturday as President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and former President Barack Obama all had high-profile events in the state. Trump kicked things off in the morning by voting early at a...

Leandro Gonzalez Pirez scores in 89th, Miami beats OC 2-1

Oct. 24, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Leandro Gonzalez Pirez scored on a header in the 89th minute to lift Inter Miami past Orlando City 2-1 on Saturday. Inter Miami CF (6-11-3) rebounded from a 2-1 loss against Montreal last Saturday that broke a three-match unbeaten streak. Orlando City (8-3-8) lost a 12-match...

Michelle Obama, Wynwood group unveil digital voting murals

Oct. 24, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami arts group has teamed up with former First Lady Michelle Obama to create digital murals across the country to help get out the vote. Obama’s nonpartisan voting organization When We All Vote and Goldman Global Arts unveiled 13 murals this month at arenas and stadiums throughout...

Miami Heat's Goran Dragic (7) shoots during the second half in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Riley talks Heat future, and plans for keeping core intact

Oct. 23, 2020 5:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pat Riley is always looking around for ways to make the Miami Heat better. This offseason has him wondering if that improvement might come from within. The Heat president said Friday that the top offseason priority of the Eastern Conference champions “is to take care of the players that...