Denver Nuggets (9-10, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (13-7, second in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic leads Denver into a matchup against Miami.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities have taken into custody a 26-year-old man who apparently stowed away in the landing gear compartment of an American Airlines fight that arrived at Miami International Airport from Guatemala on Saturday morning.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Miami’s turnaround reached all the way to the end of November.
Tyler Van Dyke threw for three touchdowns and 381 yards and the Hurricanes wrapped up the regular season by winning for the fifth time in their last six games, beating Duke 47-10 on Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) — Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years. But recently America’s master lyricist has also captured moments in a new series of paintings that, just like his songs, are intimate and a bit of a mystery.
Miami Heat (12-7, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (13-7, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bulls -1.5; over/under is 212
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half on Friday to rally Miami to a 69-63 win over North Texas in the ESPN Events Invitational.
The Hurricanes (4-2) trailed by as many was 14 in the first half and were down 40-28 at the break.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There’s nothing that impressive about a 5-7 record.
That is, unless it comes after a 1-7 start.
This is the mission for the Miami Dolphins this week, to get to 5-7 after losing seven of their first eight games to start a season.
If there is a notion suggesting that Duke and Miami have nothing tangible to play for on Saturday, it would be wildly incorrect.
Some players on both sides are chasing records. The Hurricanes may need a win to save Manny Diaz’s job.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Moore had a season-high 20 points, Isaiah Wong scored 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Miami never trailed Sunday night in its 86-59 win over Florida A&M.
Moore, a sixth-year redshirt senior who went into the game having made 1 of 11 from behind the arc this season, hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman Daron Holmes II scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half, Elijah Weaver scored all 14 of his points in the second half and Dayton beat Miami 76-60 on Thursday at the ESPN Events Invitational.
Florida has been added to the lengthy list of schools looking for a head coach that already includes LSU and USC.
On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Bruce Feldman from Fox joins the AP's Ralph Russo to discuss who is going to fill all these jobs.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Duke Johnson is home for the holidays. And working.
For him, it’s the perfect scenario.
The veteran running back grew up practically in the shadow of Hard Rock Stadium, attending high school just a few minutes from the Miami Dolphins’ field.
Miami Heat (12-6, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (8-9, 10th in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Timberwolves -1.5
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Editor’s note: AP is replacing the story about the sale of a Miami mansion once owned by Madonna with this piece, which looks at how the tale of a German shepherd and a trust has long been used as a publicity stunt to dupe reporters.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — It may be a coincidence. It may be that the schedule got a little bit easier as the Miami Dolphins were getting a little bit healthier. Or perhaps the law of averages dictated that a few breaks had to start going their way.
Miami Heat (11-6, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (4-12, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jimmy Butler leads Miami into a matchup against Detroit.
MIAMI (AP) — The historic courthouse in downtown Miami is set to reopen after an engineering inspection spurred by the collapse of a nearby beachfront condominium.
The 27-story Dade County Courthouse, built in 1928, never completed its required 40-year safety recertification until recent months.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Florida man has admitted that he illegally shipped turtles and venomous snakes from his home in south Georgia.
Ashtyn Michael Rance of Miami on Thursday pleaded guilty to one count of wildlife trafficking and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, federal prosecutors said in a news release.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Time had expired in the rainiest game of Miami's season, and a few Hurricanes sprinted off their sideline before taking celebratory headfirst slides across a completely soaked, slicked and muddied field.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Spencer Dinwiddie each scored 16 points and hit two 3-pointers during a crucial late stretch and the Wizards rallied for a 103-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Miami Heat (11-5, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (10-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington hosts Miami aiming to extend its three-game home winning streak.
MIAMI (AP) —
Jimmy Butler scored 32 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-97 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
The teams will meet again Saturday night in Washington.
BOSTON (AP) — There’s no excuse anymore for being surprised by Boston College quarterback Phil Jurkovec.
The Notre Dame transfer made a last-minute return from a wrist injury to help the Eagles beat Virginia Tech on Nov.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets watched film of Miami's defense and it was easy to see why the Dolphins are giving teams fits.
Their defense is aggressive and brings the pressure up front by frequently using a Cover Zero scheme — a blitz-filled pass rush that shuts down the short game and dares offenses to try to beat them deep.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Somebody is going to earn bowl eligibility. Somebody is going to fall deeper into misery.
With an interim coach on one side and an embattled coach on the other, Virginia Tech visits Miami on Saturday in a matchup of teams that expected more this season.
MIAMI (AP) — A 23-year-old woman called her former high school teacher a “monster," cursed at him and then clapped as he was handcuffed and led from a Miami-Dade courtroom to serve a two-year prison sentence for sexually battering her when she was a teen.
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for lying to get a low-interest COVID-19 relief loan.
Willie Curry, 58, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court, according to court records.
Washington Wizards (10-4, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (10-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Heat -7
MIAMI (AP) — Udonis Haslem has been telling anyone who will listen the same thing for years, that if given a chance he can still impact winning.
The Miami Heat won’t disagree.
In a 90-second span Wednesday night, Haslem committed a foul, got a rebound, scored on a layup, blocked a shot, picked up another foul and grabbed another rebound.
MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler had a triple-double in his return from a sprained right ankle, finishing with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in the Miami Heat’s 113-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida tax preparer was sentenced Wednesday to two years in federal prison for collecting nearly $1 million in COVID-19 relief funds after submitting more than 100 fraudulent applications for himself and others.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Perhaps this week will be less eventful for Robert Hunt.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins completed their coaching staff for next season Wednesday, adding Marcus Thames from the New York Yankees and promoting Al Pedrique, Edwar González and Eric Duncan from various roles within the organization.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Manny Diaz’s long-term future at Miami is uncertain, given that the Hurricanes are in the process of hiring a new athletic director whose first task almost certainly will be deciding if the football program needs a change in direction.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Wong made a go-ahead layup with 0.7 seconds left to give Miami a 68-66 victory over Florida Atlantic on Tuesday night.
Charlie Moore hit 1 of 2 free throws with 23.3 seconds left to extend Miami's lead to 66-61, and FAU guard Bryan Greenlee was fouled at the other end while making a layup at 16.6.
MIAMI (AP) — For years, Bruce Bagley was the go-to academic expert on drug trafficking in Latin America, sharing his knowledge with Congress, journalists, prominent attorneys and even the Central Intelligence Agency.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins placed offensive tackle Greg Little on injured reserve and waived safety Sheldrick Redwine on Tuesday, moves involving two players who hadn't appeared in a game for the team yet this season.
New Orleans Pelicans (2-13, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (9-5, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans visits Miami looking to break its five-game road slide.
MIAMI (AP) — Butch Davis will not be back as FIU's football coach in 2022, and the search for a new coach will not begin until the school's hiring of a new athletic director is completed.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Blake James is no longer Miami's athletic director, with both sides saying it was a mutual decision for him to leave the university Monday in a move that came two days after the Hurricanes’ football team lost at Florida State.
MIAMI (AP) — Raul Rivero, a one-time foreign correspondent for official Cuban media before he broke with the government and was jailed for months in a widespread crackdown, has died at age 75.
MIAMI (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is proposing a $25 million investment to repair Miami’s Freedom Tower, a historic building also known as the “Ellis Island of the South,” where Cuban refugees received government help after leaving the communist island.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida teenager died in police custody on Monday after he was arrested for a carjacking and leading police officers on a chase, authorities said.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said it was launching an investigation following the death of the 16-year-old boy, whose name was being withheld until his family was notified.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s opulent hotel near the White House that drew lobbyists and diplomats seeking favor with the ex-president as well as criticism as a symbol of his ethics conflicts is being sold to a Miami investment group, according to published reports citing anonymous sources.
MIAMI (AP) — A businessman accused of siphoning off millions in state contracts from Venezuela pleaded not guilty on Monday in a high profile case that's strained relations between Washington and Caracas.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired right-hander Louis Head from the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday for either a player to be named later or cash.
Head made 27 appearances for the Rays this past season, two of them starts.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Offshore powerboat racers Lorne Leibel and John Tomlinson piloted Canada Homes to a Super Cat class world championship Sunday, the third and final racing day of the Race World Offshore Key West Championships in the Florida Keys.
MIAMI (AP) — USA Basketball swept the gold medals at the FIBA 3x3 AmeriCup on Sunday, earning the American men and women qualifying spots for next year’s World Cup.
The U.S. teams both topped the teams from Brazil in the finals.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami-Dade Police Department’s newest crime-fighting tools are baseball-like cards with QR codes on the back, similar to those that have replaced paper menus in restaurants during the pandemic.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) —
Florida State delivered a comeback that belongs among the great down-to-the-wire finishes in the history of the rivalry with Miami. And Mike Norvell has a signature win to continue building the Seminoles’ foundation.