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Virus rocks MLB: Cards-Brewers off; 2 St. Louis positives

The coronavirus forced another change in Major League Baseball’s schedule, bringing the league’s total to eight teams affected in the first nine days of the season.

Notre Dame to join ACC for 2020 season

FSU running back Laborn dismissed from team

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Mike Ditka to kneeling athletes: Get out of the country

Houston transfer QB named starter for Hurricanes

Report: NFL players banned from indoor night clubs during 2020 season

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Release the Kraken: Seattle unveils name for NHL franchise

‘Washington Football Team’ new name of NFL franchise for 2020 season

NFL player gives back to his home community in Royal Palm Beach

Dolphins won’t have fans at home preseason games

NCAA approves waiver allowing easier path to bowl eligibility

FSU’s 2021 season opener vs. Notre Dame gets new date

Son of Seminoles star commits to FAU

The son of a former Florida State standout apparently won't be playing football for his father's school, though he will play for its ex-coach.

Trump mistakes ex-Dolphins coach for ex-Hurricanes coach

President Donald Trump repeatedly referred to a former Miami Dolphins head coach as a former Miami Hurricanes coach during a conference call with reporters.

Big Ten announcement impacts FAU, Miami football teams

The Big Ten Conference has impacted the football schedules of Florida Atlantic and Miami.

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

For the "MLS is Back" World Cup-style tournament, the league’s teams are sequestered in resorts while playing at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports complex at Disney World.

NHL, players announce labor deal, plan to resume play Aug. 1

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

AP source: NFL to discuss union’s desire to cancel preseason

Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo severe ties with Washington Redskins

AP source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

Netflix series to dramatize Kaepernick’s path to activism

Patriots owner’s prostitution case heads to appellate court

Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes are trying to save their case.

Source: Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Brady

A person with knowledge of the deal has told The Associated Press that the New England Patriots have reached an agreement with free-agent quarterback Cam Newton.

  Oregon, Oregon State drop ‘Civil War’ name for rivalry

The move was made after discussions between officials at both schools and current and former student-athletes.

Baseball’s back: MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the sport tries to push ahead amid the coronavirus following months of acrimony.

Dolphins announce July movie slate at Hard Rock Stadium

Get ready to spend July at the movies with the Miami Dolphins.

FSU to consider changing name of football stadium

The president of Florida State University said Monday he will consider growing calls to change the name of the football stadium.

Ex-FSU player starts petition to rename football stadium

A former Florida State linebacker has started a petition to rename the school's football stadium.

Tom Brady dons Buccaneers uniform for first time

Tom Brady is a quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Here are the pictures to prove it.

3 former 'Canes make College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Several college football players from Florida schools made the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame next year, including a trio of former stars from the University of Miami.

Lamar Jackson shows off ‘Madden NFL 21’ covers

Add cover star to the growing list of accolades for South Florida native and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.

College athletes in Florida can get paid starting next year

College athletes in Florida will be able to make money for the use of their name, image, and likeness starting next year.

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag from all events, properties

NASCAR is prohibiting the display of the Confederate flag at all events and properties.

Former Miami tight end Michael Irvin II headed to FAU

The son of former Miami Hurricanes and Dallas Cowboys star Michael Irvin won't be going too far away for his final season of college football.

Former FAMU quarterback, coach Ken Riley dies at 72

Former Florida A&M University quarterback and head coach Ken Riley died Sunday at the age of 72.

Ex-Gators, NFL receiver killed in Florida shooting

Former Florida Gators and NFL wide receiver Reche Caldwell was shot and killed Saturday in Tampa.

Dolphins coach has ‘some fear’ about players protesting

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores said Thursday that a "good friend" of his was killed while protesting after the death of George Floyd, which is why he has "some fear" about his players doing the same.

Seminoles star calls out new coach, then says team ‘moving forward’

Florida State senior defensive tackle Marvin Wilson publicly called out new head coach Mike Norvell, saying Thursday that he and his teammates wouldn't participate in workouts "until further notice."

Report: NBA to restart season in July in Orlando

A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.

Brees’ anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

Drew Brees is being sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem.

Notre Dame, Navy won’t play season opener in Ireland

won't face Navy in Ireland. At least not this year.

  FAU football players allowed back on campus June 8

Florida Atlantic University football players will be allowed to return to campus next month.

Brady selling customized SUV for $300,000

Six-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady is selling a customized Cadillac Escalade ESV for $300,000.

  NBA star gives $1,000 tip to Delray Beach waitress

Another sports star showed some serious gratitude to South Florida restaurant workers with a sizable tip.

Football, basketball players allowed back on campus beginning June 1

Football and basketball players will be allowed to participate in voluntary athletic activities on their campuses as soon as next month.

McIlroy delivers winning shot as live golf returns to TV

Rory McIlroy delivered the money shot Sunday as live golf returned to television for a skins game that revealed plenty of rust and raised more than $5 million for COVID-19 relief funds.

NFL cornerbacks accused of South Fla. armed robbery out on bond

New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar have been granted bond after their arrests in connection with an armed robbery in South Florida.

2 NFL players wanted in South Fla. armed robbery surrender

New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar have been booked into a South Florida jail to face charges in connection with an armed robbery.

  2 NFL players wanted on robbery charges in South Florida

Two NFL players from South Florida are wanted in connection with an armed robbery during a party.

Gov. Ron DeSantis welcomes all professional sports to Florida for practices, games

Florida could soon be the hottest spot in the country for professional sports.

AP source: MLB owners approve plan to start season in July

Spring training would start in early to mid-June, said a person familiar with the decision.

Dolphins ink Tagovailoa to rookie deal

Tua Tagovailoa is getting paid.

Miami Dolphins 2020 schedule released

The Miami Dolphins have released the 2020 schedule.

How Trump almost lured Shula from Dolphins

Before he became commander in chief, President Donald Trump once tried to lure former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula away from the NFL with a lucrative contract to defect to the USFL.

Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa will wear No. 1

Tua Tagovailoa, Tua Tagovailoa, Tua Tagovailoa number one!

NFL plans full season; being “deliberate, reasonable”

The NFL is planning to play a full season though it’s uncertain what that will look like.

NCAA moves toward allowing athletes to be paid sponsors

The NCAA is moving closer to allowing Division I college athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorship deals they can strike on their own.

Dolphins pick QB Tua Tagovailoa with fifth pick in draft

Tua Tagovailoa is going to Miami.

LSU QB Joe Burrow No. 1 pick in 2020 NFL Draft

For the third year in a row, a Heisman Trophy winner is the first pick in the NFL Draft.

5 worst first-round NFL Draft picks in Dolphins history

The Miami Dolphins are poised to build for the future with three picks (No. 5, No. 18 and No. 26) in Thursday's opening round of the NFL Draft, but that doesn't always translate into success on the field. Look no further than these five biggest first-round misses in franchise history.

Agent: Gronkowski to have reunion with Brady in Tampa Bay

The agent for the retired New England star confirmed Tuesday that pending completion of a physical Gronkowski has agreed to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are acquiring his rights from the Patriots.

5 best first-round draft picks in NFL history

With the first round of the NFL Draft set to begin Thursday, FOX 29 takes a look back at the five most impactful picks for the franchises that selected them in modern NFL history.

Fans sue MLB, teams over ticket money, ask for class action

Opening day on March 26 was pushed back until mid-May at the earliest after a national emergency was declared due to the new coronavirus pandemic.

  Tom Brady ejected from Fla. park closed due to coronavirus pandemic

The four-time Super Bowl MVP recently signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team with the worst winning percentage in NFL history.

Professional sports deemed ‘essential services’ in Fla.

Professional sports can resume in Florida, provided they are closed to the general public.

  Mom of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns dies from COVID-19

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 pick out of the University of Kentucky in the 2015 NBA draft.

NASCAR’s Larson suspended for racial slur in virtual race

Larson was competing in an iRacing event Sunday night when he appeared to lose communication on his headset with his spotter when he used the N-word.

Former FAU cornerback picks FSU

The nation's leading pick-off artist last year will spend his final season at Florida State.

FSU football player tests positive for coronavirus

Florida State football player Andrew Boselli says he is recovering after contracting the coronavirus.

Ex-MLB player finishes medical school, primes to fight virus

Hamilton played 47 games in the majors, mostly as a pinch hitter and fill-in first baseman.

AP sources: MLB, union discuss playing all games in Arizona

Ideas are still in the early stage, and the Arizona option would have many obstacles to overcome, the people said.

Bucs QB joins exclusive Juno Beach golf club

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is now a member of an exclusive golf club in Juno Beach.

British Open canceled, Masters to November in major rescheduling

It was a major piece of golf trying to reconfigure a schedule brought on by the spread of the new coronavirus.

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

The 2020 Final Four: A weekend of what-ifs

There will be no national champion in college basketball this year. That's because for the first time since 1938, the Final Four, which was set to begin this weekend, won't be staged.

NFL to begin season as scheduled in September

During a conference call Tuesday, league officials announced the season will start in September and teams will play their full 16 game schedule with fans in attendance. International games are also still planned.

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

This is the first expansion of the playoffs since 1990, when the NFL went from 10 to 12 postseason entrants.

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Indianapolis 500 postponed for coronavirus

The Indianapolis 500 has been postponed from May to Aug. 23.