Posts Tagged Florida

Hicks homers, Twins beat Rays 9-7

Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe overruns a bunt by Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist hit off Twins relief pitcher Caleb Thielbar during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Thursday, April 24, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Zobrist was safe at first base. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Hicks hit a three-run homer, Kurt Suzuki drove in three runs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-7 Thursday.

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Singer Marc Anthony to produce album in English

MIAMI (AP) — Marc Anthony’s latest Spanish-language album “3.0″ is a hit, and his single “Vivir mi vida” topped the charts for 18 weeks. But Anthony isn’t satisfied. He wants to reconquer a broader market with a new project in English.

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When Bosh steps up, Heat reaps benefits

Miami Heat's LeBron James (6) high-fives Chris Bosh (1) after the Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Miami. At left is Dwyane Wade. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — In Miami, it’s called the Big Three for a reason.

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Miami Beach opposes Beckham’s soccer stadium plan

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Building a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami would create a traffic nightmare, according to officials and residents in the neighboring city.

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Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson (25) defends Miami Heat's LeBron James during the first half in Game 2 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

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