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Joel Embiid sits out as 76ers zip past Nets 107-86. Philly will face Miami in the play-in tournament

Apr. 14, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After eight straight wins to end the regular season, the 76ers are set for their first play-in tournament. Joel Embiid expects to be along for the ride. Embiid sat out Philadelphia's 107-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday as a precaution,...

Cam Ward hasn't played a real game yet at Miami. He's already the Hurricanes' unquestioned leader

Apr. 13, 2024 15:09 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback Cam Ward tells stories with a smile. He laughs a lot. He's a high-energy guy on the football field, engaging with teammates, cheering on his offense and chirping at his defense. He seems like the happiest person on the field. It's only a...

Group seeking to recall Florida city's mayor says it has enough signatures to advance

Apr. 13, 2024 11:43 AM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A group seeking to recall the mayor of a suburban Miami city says it has enough signatures to move toward its ultimate goal — a special election and new leadership. Members of the End the Corruption political committee on Friday dropped off 1,719...

Tricia Cullop arrives at Miami, packed with two bags and ready to get to work

Apr. 11, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Tricia Cullop played her college basketball at Purdue for Lin Dunn, who had come to the Boilermakers a few years earlier from Miami. Dunn is one of the biggest reasons why Cullop became a coach. So, it made sense that one day, she'd coach at Miami. ...

These biodegradable straws could prevent new coral from becoming expensive fish food

Apr. 11, 2024 08:23 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — South Florida researchers trying to prevent predatory fish from devouring laboratory-grown coral are grasping at biodegradable straws in an effort to restore what some call the rainforest of the sea. Scientists around the world have been working for...

Danielle Collins follows Miami title with championship at Charleston Open

Apr. 07, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Danielle Collins is loaded with confidence and belief in what she can accomplish in her final season after following her Miami Open title with the Charleston Open championship on Sunday. Collins powered past 11th-ranked Daria Kasatkina for a 6-2, 6-1 victory...

Players' union head blames quicker pitch clock after series of pitcher elbow injuries

Apr. 06, 2024 20:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the baseball players' association thinks a shorter pitch clock has contributed to a series of pitcher injuries. “Despite unanimous player opposition and significant concerns regarding health and safety, the commissioner’s office reduced the length of...

Danielle Collins wins 12th straight match, will face Daria Kasatkina in Charleston Open final

Apr. 06, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Miami Open champion Danielle Collins won her 12th straight match and will play for a second straight title, defeating Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-3 in the Charleston Open semifinals on Saturday. Collins will go for lucky No. 13 in Sunday's final against Daria...

Gunfight at south Florida bar leaves 2 dead and 7 injured

Apr. 06, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — A gunfight at a suburban Miami bar left two people dead and seven injured early Saturday. Investigators said a fight between customers broke out around 3:30 a.m. at the Martini Bar in the CityPlace Doral development in Doral, Florida. When a security guard...

Mets and Julio Teheran finalize 1-year contract, filling hole in rotation

Apr. 05, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Julio Teheran and the New York Mets finalized a $2.5 million, one-year contract on Friday, filling an immediate need in the team's injury-depleted rotation. A longtime Mets nemesis with the rival Braves, the veteran right-hander is scheduled to start Monday night...