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For Miami, there’s little celebrating as probation ends

For Miami, there’s little celebrating as probation ends

BY CHRISTY CABRERA  CHIRINOS SUN SENTINEL / TNS For the Miami Hurricanes, one of the most tumultuous chapters in program history is officially ending. Saturday marked the end of the three-year NCAA probation period stemming from the investigation into the actions of former booster Nevin Shapiro, a convicted Ponzi schemer, who said he doled out […]

No retaliation against Heat employee who protested during anthem

No retaliation against Heat employee who protested during anthem

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL / TNS MIAMI – A Miami Heat executive told the Sun Sentinel on Saturday that there will be “no change” in the employment status of the team employee who knelt while singing the national anthem before Friday night’s exhibition game against the Philadelphia 76ers at AmericanAirlines Arena, Michael McCullough, the […]

Warriors favored to win NBA title

Warriors favored to win NBA title

BY LANCE PUGMIRE LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS Kevin Durant has taken immense heat by mimicking LeBron James’ departure from one franchise to another to grab an NBA title. By leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder after winning an MVP and four NBA scoring titles, Durant has made the Golden State Warriors a massive betting favorite […]

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION / 2016-17

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION / 2016-17

It’s about that time The Miami Heat’s Udonis Haslem drives against the Orlando Magic’s Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) in a preseason game in Miami on Tuesday. The Heat won, 107-77. The regular NBA season starts Oct. 25. (DAVID SANTIAGO/EL NUEVO HERALD/TNS )

South Florida kids get in a workout with Miami Dolphins

South Florida kids get in a workout with Miami Dolphins

DEERFIELD – The Miami Dolphins on Tuesday hosted a Dolphins Blitz at Park Ridge Elementary. Dolphins players Dominque Jones, Jason Jones and Kenny Stills, along with alumni Lousaka Polite, Troy Drayton and Twan Russell and cheerleader Kristan, hosted students in a Gatorade Junior Training Camp. The kids participated in several fitness-orientated stations and learned the […]

Can Christian schools pray before games?

Can Christian schools pray before games?

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A dispute over whether two Christian schools could use the loudspeaker for a prayer at a football championship game is headed to federal court after one of the schools filed suit against an organization that manages high school sports in Florida. The nonprofit that operates […]

Ali was heavyweight for social change, not just boxing

Ali was heavyweight for social change, not just boxing

Exhibit at new museum a tribute to famed boxer BY CURTIS TATE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – The National Museum of African American History and Culture doesn’t just pay tribute to Muhammad Ali’s achievements in the boxing ring. The museum’s Ali exhibit also emphasizes his role as an agent of social change – universally revered […]

Tampa Bay Bucs rookies visit patients, students at Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa Bay Bucs rookies visit patients, students at Moffitt Cancer Center

Members of the 2016 Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ rookie class participated in their first community event together on Tuesday by visiting patients at Moffitt Cancer Center and then running football drills with area students who are part of Moffitt’s Healthy Kidz program. The Tampa-based cancer center turned its lawn into a makeshift football field on Tuesday […]

NFC NORTH PREVIEW

NFC NORTH PREVIEW

Click here for a look at the NFC North heading into the 2016 NFL season, with teams listed in predicted order of finish

COLLEGE FOOTBALL TOP 20

COLLEGE FOOTBALL TOP 20

Greg Logan’s college picks