BOSTON (AP) — For several years, the Miami-Dade County Pubic Schools had toyed with replacing some of its 1,000 diesel buses with cleaner electric vehicles. But school leaders said the change would be too costly.
MIAMI (AP) — Only one thing went wrong for the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Udonis Haslem voted no.
The rest went as well as anyone could have expected.
Tyler Herro scored 27 points in 24 minutes off the bench, Jimmy Butler added 21 and the Miami Heat opened their season with an easy 137-95 victory over the NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors have unveiled criminal charges against an alleged corruption ring accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes to a top ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to profit from lucrative contracts to import food and medicine at a time of widespread hardship in the South American country.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Most NFL teams who are chosen to play in London take the following week off, a perk that gives minds and bodies a needed break after enduring two intercontinental flights that come in the span of three or four days.
ATLANTA (2-3) at MIAMI (1-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Atlanta by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami has never gone through something quite like this.
Back-to-back losses, each by three points or less, and both coming when the Hurricanes had the ball inside the opponents’ red zone with a chance to tie or win the game in the final seconds.
MIAMI (AP) — The mask mandate for students in some South Florida schools could be eased by the end of October as local rates of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continue to fall, officials said.
FC Cincinnati (4-18-8) vs. Inter Miami CF (10-15-5)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Inter Miami CF -108, FC Cincinnati +275, Draw +240; over/under is 2.5 goals
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federico Higuaín and Christian Makoun scored to help Inter Miami beat Toronto FC 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Nick Marsmann, who allowed four goals in a loss to Columbus on Saturday, had four saves for Miami (10-15-5).
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The message for the Miami Dolphins right now is simultaneously clear and tricky: Do better, but not necessarily do more.
Translated, that’s the Dolphins’ way of telling players — even while mired in a five-game losing streak — to focus solely on their assignments right now and trust that the other 10 guys on the field at any given moment will do the same.
MIAMI (AP) — A former NFL wide receiver and South Florida native has pleaded guilty to stealing identities to fraudulently obtain coronavirus-related unemployment insurance benefits in California.
Kenbrell Armod Thompkins, 33, pleaded guilty Monday in Miami federal court to one count of unauthorized access device fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, according to court records.
A judge on Wednesday pushed for compromise on potential payouts to people who lost loved ones and those whose units were destroyed in the deadly collapse of a Florida beachfront condominium.
An initial attempt to mediate a solution over the past two weeks encountered hardened positions between the two sides in the aftermath of the June 24 collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida, that killed 98 people.
MIAMI (AP) — Hugo Chávez's former bodyguard, who became one of the earliest and most-effective witnesses for U.S. investigations into corruption in Venezuela, is scheduled to be released from prison in the coming months.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami’s new point guard is playing for his fourth different team. He’s the shortest guy on the roster, yet is known for his toughness, and was immediately asked to be a leader on his new squad.
MIAMI (AP) — A businessman who prosecutors say was a major conduit for corruption by Nicolás Maduro's inner circle appeared for the first time in Miami federal court Monday after a weekend extradition that has further strained relations between the U.S.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brian Flores is trying to do the right thing.
The coach of the Miami Dolphins hasn’t blamed his team’s 1-5 start on injuries, on not having Tua Tagovailoa for nearly four full games, on bad calls or anything else.
Toronto FC (6-16-7) vs. Inter Miami CF (9-15-5)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Inter Miami CF +106, Toronto FC +226, Draw +249; over/under is 2.5 goals
Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler and Miami's D'Eriq King have been two of the most prominent football players to cash in on college sports' new era of allowing athlete endorsements.
A month and a half into the first season during which a player can earn money from his name, image and likeness, King is out for the season with an injury and Rattler, a preseason All-American, is a backup quarterback.
LONDON (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa will start but the Miami Dolphins will be without starting cornerbacks Xavien Howard and Byron Jones for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London.
Howard had earlier been ruled out but Jones, who has an Achilles tendon injury, was questionable and had hoped to play.
MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela’s government said Saturday it would halt negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the U.S. of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro who prosecutors believe could be the most significant witness ever about corruption in the South American country.
Barring a setback, Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is ready for his comeback.
Tagovailoa returns to his starting role Sunday when the Dolphins play the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, after missing most of the last four games — all of them Miami losses — with fractured ribs.
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. government is offering two $1 million rewards for information leading to the arrest of a 40-year-old Pakistani man described as a “prolific human smuggler,” and for information leading to the financial disruption of his smuggling network.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami city commissioners unanimously voted Thursday to fire Police Chief Art Acevedo after a short and stormy tenure in which he clashed with city officials and members of his own police force.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Miami and Jacksonville have two of the NFL's longest current losing streaks. The Dolphins have dropped four in a row by a combined 76 points. The Jaguars’ skid stands at 20, the longest in the league in nearly five decades and six shy of the record.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Miami company that offered services to fight traffic tickets was practicing law without authorization, The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The founder of TIKD, Christopher Riley, is not a lawyer.
MIAMI (1-4) vs. JACKSONVILLE (0-5) at London
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Miami by 3 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
North Carolina and Miami started the season as the favorites in their Atlantic Coast Conference division. That hype is long gone as they meet Saturday as two unranked teams with a combined 5-6 record.
MIAMI (AP) — At Miami’s first preseason game of the year, something caught Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s attention as he stood in his customary spot between his team’s bench and the scorer’s table.
Fans, he noticed, were just a couple feet away again.
Inter Miami CF (9-14-5) vs. Columbus Crew (9-12-7)
Columbus, Ohio; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus -127, Inter Miami CF +340, Draw +269; over/under is 2.5 goals
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer is undefeated overseas.
Meyer was Notre Dame’s receivers coach in 1996 when the Fighting Irish played Navy in Dublin, Ireland. Notre Dame won 54-27. Twenty-five years later, Meyer will try to get to 2-0 when his winless Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5) play a “home game” against cross-state foe Miami (1-4) at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — A woman who told authorities she left her toddler with a stranger at a Miami hospital to keep her off the streets has been arrested on a child abandonment charge, police said Wednesday.
MIAMI (AP) — A Colombian police captain who oversaw a unit that worked closely with U.S. anti-narcotics agents has pleaded guilty to charges that he sought to betray the Drug Enforcement Administration to the same traffickers they were jointly fighting.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Brian Flores is reasonably certain of this much: None of his players will be smoking cigarettes inside the Miami Dolphins locker room at halftime on Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — Billed by Miami's mayor just months ago as the Michael Jordan and Tom Brady of policing, top cop Art Acevedo ended up being “not the right fit” for Miami.
The city manager decided this week to suspend Acevedo, with the intention of firing him, after a tumultuous six-month tenure in which the new police chief fired high-ranking officers and accused influential city commissioners of running the city the way Fidel Castro ruled Cuba.
MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Lowry has been teammates with many of the best players in the world. He won an NBA championship in Toronto. He helped the U.S. capture an Olympic gold medal five years ago. He’s been to the All-Star Game six times.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami officials have decided to fire the city’s new police chief six months into his stormy tenure, after he was lambasted by the city commissioners he accused of meddling in the police department and internal affairs investigations.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The bad comes in bunches for the Miami Dolphins.
At some point in each of the past four games, there has been a stretch where the Dolphins have given up at least 20 unanswered points.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback D’Eriq King needs surgery to repair his right shoulder and will miss the remainder of the season, a major blow to the reeling Hurricanes and their hopes of contending in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami's defense had no answers for Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The defending Super Bowl champions amassed 558 yards and put together six drives of 70-plus yards in a 45-17 rout of the Dolphins on Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem and Bam Adebayo were yelling at one another during Miami’s practice on Sunday, which was a critical step for the Heat.
It meant things were normal again. Their captain is back.
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida veterinarian has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for sexually abusing dogs, posting bestiality videos online and collecting child pornography.
Hooters to Home of the Whopper: A look at popular restaurant chains that began in Florida
The Whopper was born here. So was the Bloomin’ Onion.
A state known for its famous cartoon mouse, pristine beaches and wild animal stories also served as the birthplace of some of the more popular restaurant and fast-food chains in the U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — A double amputee veteran who opened fire at a Florida hospital, injuring a doctor, was sentenced to more than 16 years in federal prison on Friday.
Larry Ray Bon was at a Veterans Affairs hospital emergency room in West Palm Beach in 2019 when he became frustrated and grabbed a gun in his wheelchair and began firing.
MIAMI (AP) — For years, Capt. Juan Pablo Mosquera rose through the ranks of Colombia’s national police, earning accolades from his bosses on his way to becoming the trusted supervisor of a unit that worked hand-in-glove with U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a lawyer who represented the former Minneapolis police officer convicted in the death of George Floyd.
William John Hartnett made the threat in a phone call from Miami on April 6, the U.S.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady is facing another familiar opponent this week, minus the emotional element.
When Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host Miami on Sunday, he’ll see another coach on the opposite sideline who knows him very well.
MIAMI (1-3) at TAMPA BAY (3-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Tampa Bay by 9, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Inter Miami CF (9-13-5) vs. New York Red Bulls (9-11-7)
Harrison, New Jersey; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: New York -159, Inter Miami CF +428, Draw +288; over/under is 2.5 goals