Posts Tagged Florida

Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, Pat Riley, the President of the Miami Heat basketball team, speaks with the media in Miami. Miami Heat President Pat Riley is speaking out at length for the first time since LeBron James left the franchise, saying that he wants the team “to be as good as it’s ever been” going forward, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter, File)

MIAMI (AP) — One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.

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Cop once drew gun on squirrel-hunting QB Winston

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.

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Dolphins’ credo on T-shirts after bullying scandal

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins, rocked by a bullying scandal last season, are now wearing T-shirts bearing a credo of togetherness that was coined by the players.

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Nationals blanked by Alvarez, Marlins

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg (37) throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.

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Alvarez, Marlins beat Nats for 6th straight win

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Henderson Alvarez throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — Henderson Alvarez outdueled Stephen Strasburg and the surging Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

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