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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...

Thieves steal $80,000 in wigs from South Florida warehouse

Sep. 17, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Police in South Florida say thieves stole up to $80,000 in merchandise from a wig warehouse. The owner of Prime Trading Hair and Wigs told detectives in Miami Gardens that he was notified overnight Tuesday that the alarm at the warehouse had been triggered. Owner Rakib Hossain...

Miami swingers club owes models $892K for using images

Sep. 17, 2019 6:19 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A Miami swingers club must pay 32 models a combined $892,500 for using their images without permission. The Miami Herald reports a jury agreed Monday on the payment, which totals much less than the models' desired $5.3 million. Miami Velvet caters to couples who share partners and have group...

Dolphins' odds of winning Super Bowl now 20,000 to 1

Sep. 16, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins had forced a punt for once, and Jakeem Grant was about to field the kick when teammate Johnson Bademosi ran into him and sent him sprawling, so the ball was downed at the 8-yard line. This team literally cannot get out of its own way. The Dolphins are 0-2 and have been...

AP sources: Miami's Minkah Fitzpatrick traded to Steelers

Sep. 16, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick got his wish and was traded Monday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a first-round draft pick in 2020, two people familiar with the negotiations said. The people confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

Brown's status in question after strong debut with Pats

Sep. 16, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown had a stellar debut with the New England Patriots. Whether he will have an opportunity for a repeat performance this week will be up to the NFL. Brown led the Patriots with four catches for 56 yards and a touchdown during New England's 43-0 win over of the Miami...

Epstein accusers denied compensation in victims' rights case

Sep. 16, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

A group of women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein suffered a setback Monday in their decade-long legal fight over a plea deal that allowed the financier to avoid a lengthy prison term. A federal judge in West Palm Beach, Florida, ruled that the women were not entitled to compensation from the...

The Latest: Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane

Sep. 15, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on tropical weather in the Atlantic (all times local): 11 p.m. Forecasters say Humberto has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says in a Sunday night advisory that Hurricane Humberto is about 785 miles (1,260 kilometers) west of...

Newcomer Brown scores as Patriots beat Dolphins 43-0

Sep. 15, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When Antonio Brown celebrated his first touchdown with the New England Patriots by vaulting into a first-row luxury box, he didn't linger. The Patriots had a job to finish. Determined to play to the final gun after allowing a miracle comeback at Miami last year, the Patriots beat...

Miami gives Diaz 1st win by beating Bethune-Cookman 63-0

Sep. 14, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When former walk-on Jimmy Murphy scored his first career touchdown in the closing minutes for the Miami Hurricanes, he was tackled by an exuberant teammate, rose and performed a running handspring, climbed onto the bench, waved some team bling and pounded his chest. He also drew...