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Family honors Florida UPS driver slain in police shootout

Dec. 9, 2019 7:57 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Family and friends honored on Monday a UPS driver who was killed in a shootout between Florida police and the robbery suspects who had hijacked his delivery truck. Loved ones filed by Frank Ordonez's open casket at a Miami funeral home to pay respects to the 27-year-old driver. Some UPS...

Flores blames Dolphins' loss on more than disputed call

Dec. 9, 2019 4:31 PM EST

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins coach who screamed and cursed and chased an official at the end of his team’s latest loss was in a more reflective mood 24 hours later. “I get over things pretty quickly,” Brian Flores said Monday. “It’s an emotional game. It’s...

Heat beat Bulls 110-105 for 10th straight home victory

Dec. 9, 2019 12:40 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 27 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.2 seconds left in overtime, and the Miami Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night to improve to 10-0 at home this season. Herro made three 3’s in overtime and another with 7.1 seconds left in regulation...

Herro the hero for Heat, who beat Bulls 110-105 in overtime

Dec. 8, 2019 10:00 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Game on the line, perfect home record on the line, and the Miami Heat turned to their teenager. Tyler Herro came through. The rookie guard scored 27 points — including 16 of Miami's final 18 — and the Heat held off the Chicago Bulls 110-105 on Sunday night. They improved to 10-0...

Unfamiliar rivals Florida, Virginia headed to Orange Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:18 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There isn’t much of a history between Florida and Virginia. The schools met in the College World Series in 2015, the Cavaliers ousting the Gators on the way to the national championship. They’ve played in the NCAA basketball tournament twice in recent years, the...

Banana, duct tape add up to $150,000 at Art Basel Miami

Dec. 8, 2019 4:58 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — 3D-printed cocktails, a traffic jam sculpture made of hundreds of tons of sand and more celebrity sightings than a Kardashian Christmas party were all part of over-the-top festivities during the week of Art Basel Miami, but it was a banana that stole the show. The most talked-about artwork of...

Orange Bowl to pit Florida against Virginia

Dec. 8, 2019 4:55 PM EST

No. 9 Florida (10-2, SEC) vs. No. 24 Virginia (9-4, ACC), Dec. 30, 8 p.m. ET LOCATION: Miami Gardens, Florida TOP PLAYERS Florida: QB Kyle Trask, 2,636 yards passing, 24 touchdowns. Virginia: QB Bryce Perkins, 3,960 total yards, 18 passing touchdowns, 11 rushing touchdowns. NOTABLE Florida: The Gators’...

Florida International meets Arkansas State in Camellia Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:45 PM EST

Florida International (6-6, Conference USA) vs. Arkansas State (7-5, Sun Belt) , Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Montgomery, Alabama TOP PLAYERS Arkansas State: WR Omar Bayless, 84 catches, 1,473 yards, 16 TDs. Sun Belt player of the year. FIU: QB James Morgan, 2,237 passing yards, 13 touchdowns, 3 interceptions....

Alford leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville St. 67-62 in OT

Dec. 7, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Cameron Alford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alabama A&M scored 10 of the last 11 points in overtime, defeating Jacksonville State 67-62 on Saturday. Alabama A&M trailed 61-57 with 1:44 remaining in overtime before Brandon Miller buried a 3-pointer and Brandon Houston...

Butler's triple-double helps Heat past Wizards, 112-103

Dec. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, Bam Adebayo had a career-high 24 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-103 on Friday night. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Miami, which is 9-0 at home for the first time in...