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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...

WR Allen Hurns signs 2-year contract to stay with Dolphins

Nov. 16, 2019 5:13 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Allen Hurns has signed an $8 million, two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins through 2021, with $3.27 million guaranteed. Hurns has 13 receptions for 170 yards and one touchdown this season. The Miami native and former University of Miami star is a sixth-year pro. He...

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...

Driver trapped after crashing into Florida school wall

Nov. 16, 2019 1:58 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Florida paramedics have rescued a driver who was trapped after crashing an SUV into the wall of a Miami school building. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said in a news release that the patient was “heavily entrapped” after the crash on Saturday. The hood of the SUV was fully stuck in the...

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...

Man gets 30 years for selling fentanyl in fatal overdose

Nov. 15, 2019 4:54 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to 30 years and five months in prison for selling fentanyl to someone who experienced a fatal overdose. Court records show that 36-year-old Jean Jameson was sentenced Thursday in Miami federal court. He previously pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of...

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...