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Marte's 3-run HR in 8th lifts Marlins to 4-1 win vs Giants

Apr. 16, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Starling Marte snapped an eighth-inning tie with a three-run homer and the Miami Marlins defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night. Jazz Chisholm Jr. also homered for the Marlins. Marte’s shot to left-center field off reliever Wandy Peralta...

MLS concludes Beckham's Miami broke league budget rules

Apr. 16, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Beckham's Inter Miami was found by Major League Soccer to have violated league budget rules with its signing of French midfielder Blaise Matuidi, and the team bought out the contract of Argentine midfielder Matías Pellegrini to get back in compliance. ...

California woman reported missing while on vacation in Miami

Apr. 14, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

An Arizona woman is pleading for the public’s help after her daughter, a 23-year-old California mother of two, disappeared last month while vacationing in Miami. Darnella Melancon, of Yuma, recently traveled to Florida to help search for her daughter Angela Morrisey, a...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Apr. 14, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ April 9 The Palm Beach Post on the Florida governor’s banning of COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports’: Gov. Ron DeSantis says he is taking a bold step toward...

Off-duty officer saves woman whose car plunged into canal

Apr. 14, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — An off-duty South Florida police officer jumped into the water to save a woman whose car plunged into a canal on Tuesday evening. El Portal Police Officer Angel Lopez was on his way home from work when he saw the car go into the water, according to...

State's largest districts: Students will return in the fall

Apr. 14, 2021 08:00 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When the next school year begins in August, students across South Florida will be expected to return to their classrooms. Online classes, which started when schools shut down March 2020 because of the coronavirus, are ending in three of the...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

MLS 2021: Newcomers to MLS lack star power of previous years

Apr. 13, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

Whether it was the ongoing financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the delay to the start of the season due to negotiations over the collective bargaining agreement or challenges in bringing players in from overseas, the newcomers joining Major League Soccer for the 2021 season lack...

Analysis: Injuries wreaking more havoc than virus protocols

Apr. 13, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences. Still, preparing to play outside of the...

Heat say Oladipo not traveling for West Coast trip

Apr. 09, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Victor Oladipo will not be with the Miami Heat when they depart Saturday for a four-game West Coast trip, and more evaluation will be required before the team knows the full extent of his right-knee issue. Oladipo hurt the knee during the fourth quarter of...