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Ex-Seminoles coach praises America, Trump after COVID-19 scare

Bobby Bowden says he's thankful to have overcome the coronavirus because he wanted to be around to vote for President Donald Trump.

Alabama coach Nick Saban cleared to return to sideline

Florida-Missouri game postponed after coronavirus outbreaks

No wins? No problem. All teams can go to bowls this season

Fitzpatrick’s 3 TD passes help Dolphins defeat 49ers

Dolphins schedule shuffled amid NFL’s COVID-19 outbreaks

Bowden readmitted to hospital after coronavirus diagnosis

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FSU President Thrasher tests positive for COVID-19

FAU limits football stadium to 20% capacity for home opener

Taggart gets first win at FAU in season opener

Patriots quarterback Cam Newton tests positive for coronavirus

Corey Dickerson homers as Marlins beat Cubs 5-1 in playoff opener

Gauff undone by 19 double-faults in French Open loss

FSU students must take COVID-19 tests to attend football games

Florida State University students planning to attend football games this season will be required to undergo coronavirus testing first.

Miami moves into top 10 after dominating win vs. FSU

The Miami Hurricanes are a top 10 team again.

5 most memorable Miami wins versus Florida State

As Florida State and Miami prepare to clash again, WPTV.com takes a look back at some of the most memorable Miami victories in the history of the rivalry.

5 most memorable Florida State wins versus Miami

As Florida State and Miami prepare to clash again, WFLX takes a look back at some of the most memorable -- or forgettable, depending on allegiance -- games in the history of the rivalry.

Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

  FAU football game against USF postponed

Taggart: No positive tests for FAU ahead of USF game

  12-year-old Port St. Lucie golfer helps foster children

Mother of Patriots running back in critical condition in South Fla.

JV football team at South Fork High School quarantined

Father of Patriots running back killed in South Fla. crash

The father of New England Patriots running back James White was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon in South Florida.

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

In a breathtaking performance Sunday at Winged Foot, on a course so demanding no one else broke par, DeChambeau blasted away with his driver and had short irons from the ankle-deep rough on his way to a 3-under 67.

Celtics top Heat 117-106, cut deficit to 2-1

The Boston Celtics have defeated the Miami Heat for the first time in the Eastern Conference Finals.

FSU coach tests positive for coronavirus, will miss Miami game

Florida State head coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for the coronavirus.

FAU’s season opener postponed after COVID-19 test results

Florida Atlantic's season opener at Georgia Southern has been postponed.

  Fort Pierce high school football team hosts senior night early

John Carroll Catholic Highschool is taking a break from tradition to host its first senior night at the beginning of the season on Friday.

Justin Thomas leads US Open after opening round

The U.S. Open is underway at Winged Foot.

  High school football in Palm Beach County gets start date

High school football players in Palm Beach County will be back in action just days from now.

Bam! Adebayo’s block helps Heat win Game 1 over Celtics

The Miami Heat are 1-0 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals after an overtime victory against the Boston Celtics.

Coaches helping student-athletes thrive on and off basketball courts

As the new school year gets underway, several coaches are encouraging their students to focus on their success in the classroom in addition to the basketball court to maximize their college options.

Hurricanes blow into top 25, will face ranked Louisville next

The Miami Hurricanes are a top 25 team.

High school football is back on the Treasure Coast

The coronavirus pandemic has been a game-changer but everyone is excited to hear the whistles blowing again.

King, Hurricanes defeat UAB in season opener

D'Eriq King and the Miami Hurricanes made their debut Thursday night.

Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at season’s end

Bubba Wallace is leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at the end of the season.

NCAA shoots down idea of all-inclusive basketball tournament

The NCAA is shooting down the idea of an all-inclusive postseason basketball tournament in 2021.

High school football is back on Treasure Coast

You can watch the first game of the season online.

Brooks Koepka withdraws from US Open

Brooks Koepka won't compete in next week's U.S. Open.

Palm Beach County School Board to discuss restarting fall sports

This could be a game changer for student athletes who are eager to get back in action.

FSU coach taking leave to be with ill mother

Florida State women's basketball head coach Sue Semrau is taking a leave of absence to be with her mother, who is recovering from ovarian cancer.

Heat reach the East finals, top Bucks to win series 4-1

Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Several recent public opinion polls have shown skepticism from the Japanese public and the business community that the games can go on — or should go on.

Dustin Johnson cashes in and finally wins the FedEx Cup

Dustin Johnson finally has his name on the FedEx Cup trophy and a whopping $15 million that comes with it.

Ryan Fitzpatrick named starting quarterback for Dolphins

Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the starting quarterback to begin the season for the Miami Dolphins.

Ex-Dolphins QB Rosen to join Buccaneers practice squad

Josh Rosen has gone from first-round draft pick to practice squad player in just three years.

Raiders trade versatile rookie to Dolphins

All-purpose rookie Lynn Bowden Jr. is swapping the silver and black for aqua and orange.

Dolphins ‘moving on’ from quarterback Josh Rosen

The Miami Dolphins have released quarterback Josh Rosen.

Rory McIlroy, wife welcome baby girl born at Jupiter Medical Center

Golfer Rory McIlroy will tee off Friday for the first time as a father.

2020 college football preview

As the college football season gets set to kick off (which in and of itself is a pleasant surprise for fans in 2020), WPTV.com previews some of the most anticipated games of the year.

Coco Gauff makes early exit from US Open

Coco Gauff has been knocked out of the U.S. Open.

Kalen Ballage trade voided, headed back to Dolphins

It seems Kalen Ballage is headed back to the Miami Dolphins after reportedly failing a physical with the New York Jets.

Dolphins trade away another starter

For the second time in three days, the Miami Dolphins have traded away a starter.

Pahokee players: ‘We live on football’

Pahokee football players are playing the waiting game right now amid the coronavirus pandemic. Without the sport, they're worried they might not get a football scholarship and chance at a better way of life.

Bengals player leaves team after dad disappears in Okeechobee

A Cincinnati Bengals player has left the team after his father disappeared in Okeechobee County.

FSU president to students: Stop partying

Florida State University President John Thrasher has a message to students: stop the parties.

9 teams in AP top 25 preseason poll won’t play football this fall

Nine teams in The Associated Press top 25 preseason poll won't play football this fall, including three among the top 10. The Florida Gators aren't one of them.

  Dolphins, Hurricanes to allow limited capacity at Hard Rock Stadium

Fans for the Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes will be able to cheer for their teams in person this season -- at least for the first home game.

  NFL has 77 apparently false positive COVID-19 tests from lab

The NFL revealed Sunday that several positive COVID-19 tests were found a day earlier by one of its testing partners.

Takuma Sato wins his second Indianapolis 500 at empty track

Takuma Sato snatched a second Indianapolis 500 victory at empty Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where the Japanese racer held off Scott Dixon and ultimately won under caution.

FAU football team suspends practice for coronavirus

The Florida Atlantic University football team suspended practice Friday following concerns for the coronavirus.

What do Big Ten, Pac-12 decisions mean for CFP?

Now that the Big Ten and Pacific 12 conferences have punted on football in the fall, it remains to be seen what will become of the 2020 season. But as of now, Hard Rock Stadium is still set to host the national championship game in January.

  Birx says college football players can get back on the field if they’re ‘ultra careful’

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx believes there is a “way forward” when it comes to college football this fall.

Dolphins to honor Don Shula with commemorative patch

The Miami Dolphins will honor their former coach with a patch during the 2020 season.

Spurrier: Playoff can go on without Big Ten, Pac-12

Former Florida Gators head coach Steve Spurrier said he feels sorry for all the coaches and players who will miss out on football this fall.

Flores talks no fans, quarantining QBs, college football

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores speaks about a variety of topics, including a plan to potentially quarantine quarterbacks and how the team would adjust its scouting if there is no college football season.

Dolphins, in need of depth, sign 2 receivers

The Miami Dolphins are hoping some new additions at wide receiver will catch on this season.

FAU opens fall camp without starting QB

FAU football is opening fall camp without starting quarterback Chris Robison, who is no longer on the team.

Could DeSantis help save Florida-Florida State rivalry?

There could be hope for the annual football game between the University of Florida and Florida State University in 2020. That hope is Gov. Ron DeSantis.

College Football Playoff chooses new date for selecting teams

The College Football Playoff selection committee will determine the four participants for postseason competition two weeks later this year, but the national championship date in South Florida remains unchanged.

Hurns opts out of 2020 season for Dolphins

Allen Hurns becomes the first Miami Dolphins player to sit out the 2020 season.

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.

Florida-FSU rivalry shelved for first time ever

For the first time since the series began in 1958, the annual grudge match between Florida and Florida State won't be played this year.

Several Miami Marlins players working out in Jupiter

Several Miami Marlins players who were not part of the team's road trip to Philadelphia, and not part of the team's recent COVID-19 outbreak, are now quietly working out in Jupiter.

Notre Dame to join ACC for 2020 season

Notre Dame is finally joining a conference, giving up more than 100 years of football independence -- but only for the 2020 season.

FSU running back Laborn dismissed from team

Florida State running back Khalan Laborn has been dismissed from the team.

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a letter to fans outlining the league’s plans to play during the coronavirus pandemic.

Mike Ditka to kneeling athletes: Get out of the country

Super Bowl-winning head coach Mike Ditka didn’t hold back his thoughts when asked about athletes kneeling during the national anthem.

Houston transfer QB named starter for Hurricanes

If Miami has a football season, D'Eriq King will be the Hurricanes' starting quarterback.

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

NFL players report to training camp July 28