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Browns’ Garrett reinstated by NFL after 6-game suspension

2 Ohio State football players accused of rape, kidnapping

Kenin of US tops Muguruza at Australian Open for 1st major

NBA All-Stars to wear Kobe’s No. 24 and Gianna’s No. 2

  Two Miami principals and brothers get free Super Bowl LIV tickets

J.Lo, Shakira speak about Super Bowl Halftime Show

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Crews working overtime to prepare for Super Bowl LIV

Sneak peek at Super Bowl LIV field preps, food

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

Eastern Conference showdown pits Miami against Boston

Tampa Bay visits Los Angeles after Stamkos’ 2-goal game

  Kobe Bryant’s sudden death in helicopter crash shocks fans, athletes around the world

While flying in foggy conditions, the helicopter plunged into a rugged hillside killing all nine people aboard, including Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

Palm Beach Co. basketball community mourns loss of Kobe

Kobe Bryant’s words of inspiration are resonating across the country and across Palm Beach County.

Super Bowl excitement comes to childhood cancer patients in Palm Beach

Miami Dolphins players Steven Parker and Clive Walford joined other current and former NFL players to bring Super Bowl excitement to kids at hospitals in Palm Beach County.

ESPN to reair Kobe Bryant’s final game of career Monday night

ESPN has announced it will air Kobe Bryant’s final NBA game Monday night.

Miami looks to end streak vs Virginia Tech

Virginia faces tough test vs No. 5 Fla St.

Super Bowl Experience opens Wednesday on Miami Beach

NFL’s Saints seek to shield PR help to church in sex crisis

49ers’ Katie Sowers to be first female coach in Super Bowl

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Super Bowl 54 may be most expensive one yet

Ticket prices to Super Bowl 54 in Miami could be the most expensive ever.

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is a married man

Tebow talked about his wedding to Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.

Previously undetected lymphoma led to ESPN reporter’s death, fiancée reveals

Aschoff’s fiancée said after his autopsy, they found out he had stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma in his lungs. It’s an aggressive kind of cancer that can be undetectable until it’s very advanced.

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

A week before the Super Bowl, Lovato will perform at the 2020 Grammy Awards on Jan. 26.

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch, GM suspended through World Series for team's sign-stealing; club fined $5 million.

Joe Burrow meets Drew Brees for the first time: ‘You were my idol growing up'

Louisiana’s two favorite quarterbacks, LSU’s Heisman Trophy-winning Joe Burrow and New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees, met in person for the first time on Sunday, Jan. 12.

NFL Network report: Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach

Calling it a “done deal,” an NFL Network reporter says Mike McCarthy has signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys to be their new head coach.

Dallas Cowboys moving on without Jason Garrett as coach

Jason Garrett is out as coach of the Dallas Cowboys after missing the playoffs with an underachieving team in a make-or-break season.

The King reigns: LeBron James is AP’s male athlete of decade

LeBron James has been selected as The Associated Press male athlete of the decade.

Serena Williams aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade honors

Williams won 12 of her professional-era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles over the past 10 years. No other woman won more than three in that span.

The Fun Guy: Kawhi Leonard is the AP’s male athlete of 2019

Kawhi Leonard was an easy winner in the voting conducted by AP member sports editors and AP beat writers.

Lindsey Vonn proposes to fiancé P.K. Subban

Lindsey Vonn popped the question to hockey star P.K. Subban, though the couple has been engaged since he first proposed to her in August.

‘True to 7’: Nike releases Kaepernick-inspired ‘Air Force 1’ sneakers

On Monday, the sneaker company released the “Nike Air Force 1 Colin Kaepernick,” also known as “True to 7.”

NBA sends teams proposal for 78-game season, other changes

Players on the winning team in the in-season tournament would get a $1 million prize each.

Herman Boone, immortalized in ‘Remember the Titans,’ dies at 84

Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the film “Remember the Titans,” has died at the age of 84.

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern has emergency brain surgery

The NBA says former Commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage earlier and underwent emergency surgery.

10 ex-NFL players charged with defrauding healthcare program

Prosecutors allege the players targeted the Gene Upshaw NFL Player Health Reimbursement Account Plan, which was established as part of a collective bargaining agreement in 2006.

Spy Harder: Patriots caught videotaping in Spygate sequel

Those rules were also an issue in 2007, when the Patriots were caught videotaping opposing team signals.

World Anti-Doping Agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

The ruling by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s executive committee means that Russia’s flag, name and anthem will not appear at the Tokyo Games, and the country also could be stripped of hosting world championships in Olympic sports.

Saints come out on short end of shootout against 49ers

The Saints dropped a heartbreaker in a back and forth shootout with the 49ers in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

College Football Playoff showdowns: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

The selection committee revealed the pairings Sunday for the national semifinals and the final four was no surprise.

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

Silins scores 15 to lift FAU past Canisius 62-59

Karlis Silins registers 15 points as Florida Atlantic narrowly beats Canisius, 62-59

Corcoran carries FIU past Florida Gulf Coast 71-53

Cameron Corcoran had 15 points as Florida International beat Florida Gulf Coast 71-53

Boston takes on Miami, looks for 8th straight home win

Boston heads into a matchup against Miami as winners of seven straight home games

Charges filed in stabbing of ex-Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor

A woman was charged with attempted homicide in a Pittsburgh stabbing that critically injured former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who is also facing a charge, police said.

Cardinals’ Josh Shaw suspended for betting on NFL games

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended through at least the end of the 2020 season for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling.

Brawl breaks out after Michigan high school football game

The Michigan high school football playoff game between Denby and Almont ended early with a confrontation between Almont fans and Denby players and coaches.

Dwayne Haskins misses Redskins’ final play to take selfies with fans

Washington Redskins rookie Dwayne Haskins missed the final play of the game because he was celebrating and posing for selfies with fans.

Steelers QB Rudolph fined $50,000 for brawl with Browns

Rudolph was fined $50,000 on Saturday by the NFL for his involvement in the melee that began when Browns defensive end Myles Garrett pulled off his helmet and hit him over the head with it.

Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal; Rudolph denies racial slur use

Myles Garrett’s season is over after the NFL’s indefinite suspension of the Cleveland Browns star defensive end was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer.

  Pirates pitcher Vazquez faces more child sex-related charges

Suspended Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Felipe Vázquez is facing additional charges stemming from an alleged illegal sexual relationship with an underage girl.

Last-minute audible: Kaepernick workout moves to high school

Colin Kaepernick threw passes for about 40 minutes on a high school field, then signed autographs for hundreds of fans who gathered in an end zone to watch his NFL workout that was suddenly moved Saturday, the latest strange twist in the saga of the exiled quarterback.

Browns’ Garrett suspended for rest of season by NFL for swinging helmet at QB

Garrett ripped off Rudolph’s helmet and clobbered him on top of the head, triggering a brawl between the rival teams.

NFL says 11 teams have signed up for Kaepernick’s audition

The NFL said Thursday that 11 teams have committed to attending Colin Kaepernick’s workout in Atlanta this weekend and that more teams are expected to attend the former NFL quarterback’s audition.

MLB investigates Houston Astros on claims they broke the rules to win ’17 World Series

The report says a former Astros pitcher confirmed the scheme.

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta.

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

The No. 22 LSU men’s basketball team begins its 2019-2020 season in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center against the Bowling Green Falcons.

Nationals fan chops off beard for first time since 2012

A man who said he wouldn't shave his beard until the Nationals took the pennant has taken it off.

Golden State Warriors’ Curry undergoes hand surgery, to miss at least 3 months

Stephen Curry underwent surgery on his broken left hand.

  Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

Howie Kendrick and Anthony Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Washington Nationals overcame a two-run deficit and rocked the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 to claim the first World Series title in franchise history.

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Stephen Strasburg gutted through without his best fastball to throw a five-hitter Tuesday night, and now it’s on to Game 7 in the first World Series ever in which the visiting team won each of the first six games.

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

The board voted unanimously on Tuesday to clear the way for the amateur athletes to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.”

Cole pitches Astros to 3-2 Series lead over Nats

The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series.

Trump draws boos when introduced to crowd at World Series

President Donald Trump's low-profile appearance Sunday night at Game 5 of the World Series came at a high-profile moment of his presidency. Yet he still drew loud boos and jeers when introduced to the crowd.

Nationals dominate Astros, take 2-0 World Series lead

The Washington Nationals erupted for 10 runs over their last three at-bats and rolled to a 12-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

The Nats had a week off after sweeping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series and easily answered any worries about whether the layoff would result in rest or rust.

Nationals’ Trea Turner stole a base, so Taco Bell will give us a free taco

Participating Taco Bells will give fans a free taco between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 30.

Nationals sweep Cardinals; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

The team went from 19-31 during a mediocre May to the Fall Classic in an outstanding October — and the city's first World Series appearance since 1933.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put the United States gymnast top of the all-time medal charts for the championships.

Boxer Errol Spence seriously injured in Dallas Ferrari crash

Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence crashed a speeding Ferrari in Dallas early Thursday and was badly injured but is expected to survive, police said.

Fake Nikes worth $2.2 million seized at California port

The street value of the faux cargo is estimated at more than $2.2 million.

Are you angry? ‘Rage room’ at Philadelphia Flyers arena allows fans to smash stuff

Fans will be able to destroy items like guitars, televisions and dishware using a variety of tools - from baseball bats to hockey sticks.

NBA postpones Nets-Lakers media sessions in Shanghai amid furor over GM’s tweet

The teams were practicing in Shanghai, where at least two other NBA events in advance of the start of the China games were canceled as part of the ongoing rift that started after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a tweet last week that showed support for anti-government protesters.

  Penn State player tweets ‘racist’ letter sent to teammate about ‘disgusting’ dreadlocks

Penn State head coach James Franklin said the message in the letter does not fit with the spirit of football.

NBA’s reaction to Morey tweet differs in English, Chinese

Morey tweeted an image that read "Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong." referring to the four-month-old protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. That led to Houston owner Tilman Fertitta turning to Twitter to say that Morey does not speak for the Rockets, and sparking an outcry that in

J. Lo, Shakira to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are going to bring the heat to the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.