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

The NFL will cut its preseason in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following a virtual offseason made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

Source: Patriots sign QB Cam Newton to replace Brady

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

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

Dolphins announce July movie slate at Hard Rock Stadium

FSU to consider changing name of football stadium

Ex-FSU player starts petition to rename football stadium

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Tom Brady dons Buccaneers uniform for first time

3 former 'Canes make College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Lamar Jackson shows off ‘Madden NFL 21’ covers

College athletes in Florida can get paid starting next year

NASCAR bans display of Confederate flag from all events, properties

Former Miami tight end Michael Irvin II headed to FAU

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

Brees’ anthem comments draw backlash from teammates, others

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

  FAU football players allowed back on campus June 8

Brady selling customized SUV for $300,000

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

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.

Tom Brady joins the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially announced Friday six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady would be joining their team.

Saints head coach Sean Payton tests positive for coronavirus

The head coach of the New Orleans Saints, Sean Payton, told ESPN on Thursday that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus.

MLB teams pledge $30 million to support ballpark employees

Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday, a day after pushing back opening day to mid-May at the earliest.

MLB delays opening day to mid-May at earliest due to virus

The move came Monday after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks.

April NFL draft on schedule, no public events in Las Vegas

NFL Draft events for the public scheduled in Las Vegas next month have been canceled, the league said Monday.

NFL players approve labor deal, including 17-game season

The NFL players on Sunday approved a new labor agreement with the league that features a 17-game regular season.

PGA Tour canceled in latest of suspended sporting events

While the NBA and NHL are suspending their seasons, other organizations such as NASCAR are limiting attendance.

Scrubbed: March Madness leads long list of canceled sports

Several basketball conferences announced cancellations on Thursday amid a coronavirus pandemic.

  Trainers, vets, others charged in horse-drugging scheme

Prosecutors noted in the indictments that professional horse racing is a $100 billion industry followed by millions of fans worldwide. Racehorses can sell at auction for well over $1 million.

Despite coronavirus, IOC unwavering on Olympics starting in July

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach told reporters “neither the word cancellation nor the word postponement was even mentioned” at a board meeting he chaired in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Georgia seeks revenge on Florida

Florida goes for the season sweep over Georgia after winning the previous matchup in Gainesville

SMU looks to sweep UCF

SMU goes for the season sweep over Central Florida after winning the previous matchup in Dallas

Miami looks to knock off No. 22 Virginia

No. 22 Virginia looks to give Miami its 16th straight loss to ranked opponents

ND looks to knock off No. 7 Fla St.

No. 7 Florida State looks to give Notre Dame its 20th straight loss to ranked opponents

Marshall looks for home win vs FAU

Marshall looks for its sixth straight win over Florida Atlantic at Henderson Center

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Florida sports news from The Associated Press

5-time major champ Maria Sharapova retires from tennis at 32

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player has been dealing with shoulder problems for years. She played only two matches this season and lost both.

Florida seeks revenge on LSU

Florida seeks revenge on LSU after dropping the first matchup in Baton Rouge

Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

The celebration of life will feature music and retrospectives on Bryant’s career, along with speakers reflecting on his impact on his sport and the world.

Woman, 84, sinks putt across basketball court to win new car

An 84-year-old woman is celebrating after she won a new car by sinking a putt across the entire length of the basketball court at the University of Mississippi.

Heat rout Cavs 124-105 as Wade is honored at halftime

The jersey retirement ceremony was part of a three-day celebration of Dwyane Wade’s 16-year NBA career, which included three championship seasons with Miami.

Player reps not voting on NFL labor deal; more talks Tuesday

The NFL players’ union executive committee voted 6-5 Friday to recommend rejecting the terms of a labor deal approved by NFL owners the previous day.

Florida faces tough test vs No. 10 Kentucky

No. 10 Kentucky presents a tough challenge for Florida