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Dolphins LT Armstead won't need surgery, could return soon

Nov. 30, 2022 14:49 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Dolphins left tackle Terron Armstead could return sooner than initially feared after he suffered a pectoral injury against Houston. Miami coach Mike McDaniel said Wednesday that Armstead will be evaluated on a game-to-game basis, but he did not rule out a...

Gaetz friend says lighter sentence deserved for cooperation

Nov. 30, 2022 14:06 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida tax collector whose arrest led to a federal investigation of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz learns this week how much prison time he gets on charges of sex trafficking a minor and identity theft, but not before trying to convince a judge that his cooperation in several...

Bills-Patriots kick off week filled with playoff-type games

Nov. 30, 2022 13:31 PM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills head to New England looking for their first division win of the season. Week 13 is loaded with several playoff-type matchups, starting with the Bills (8-3) visiting the Patriots (6-5) on Thursday night. Five other games on Sunday also feature winning...

Gov. DeSantis book 'The Courage to Be Free' coming Feb. 28

Nov. 30, 2022 13:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The long-rumored memoir-policy book by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is coming out next year. The HarperCollins imprint Broadside will release “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival" on Feb. 28. Wednesday's announcement comes in the...

Beasts of East: All 8 NFL teams in East divisions above .500

Nov. 30, 2022 11:19 AM EST

Two years after no team in the NFC East won more than seven games, all four have pulled off the trick with six weeks to go. Washington (7-5) beat Atlanta on Sunday to join Philadelphia (10-1), Dallas (8-3) and the Giants (7-4) with winning records, giving the division a combined...

3 rehabilitated manatees released in Florida Keys

Nov. 30, 2022 03:12 AM EST

KEY COLONY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Three adult male manatees rescued from waters in the Florida Keys earlier this year have been returned to a Keys canal after being treated and rehabilitated at SeaWorld Orlando. Personnel from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission,...

Flames spoil Tkachuk's return to Calgary, beat Panthers 6-2

Nov. 30, 2022 01:36 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dillon Dube scored short-handed and had two assists, and the Flames spoiled Matthew Tkachuk's return to Calgary by beating the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Tuesday night. Rasmus Andersson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Tyler Toffoli and Andrew Mangiapane each had a goal...

Stetson posts 125-51 win over Johnson (Fla.)

Nov. 30, 2022 00:52 AM EST

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Blackmon scored 18 points as Stetson beat Johnson (Fla.) 125-51 on Tuesday. Josh Smith shot 7 of 8 from the field and 3 for 3 from the line to add 17 points for the Hatters (4-2). Cyncier Harrison recorded 15 points and shot 6 for 9, including 1 for 4 from...

Bruins extend NHL-record season-opening home win streak

Nov. 30, 2022 00:50 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record streak of home victories to open a season to 13 games with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Backup goalie Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves and Brad Marchand added an...

Dominguez scores 15 off the bench, UMass beats South Florida

Nov. 29, 2022 22:38 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Dyondre Dominguez helped lead UMass over South Florida on Tuesday night with 15 points off of the bench in a 73-67 victory. Dominguez had five rebounds for the Minutemen (5-1). RJ Luis added 14 points while going 6 of 10 (2 for 3 from distance), and they also had...