• Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.

  • Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre, but within hours the gun-friendly Legislature had effectively halted any possibility of banning assault-style rifles like the one used in the attack.

  • Jack Sock wins match for 1st time this year at Delray Beach

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top-seeded Jack Sock won a match for the first time this year Monday, beating qualifier John-Patrick Smith 6-4, 6-4 on the opening night of the Delray Beach Open.

  • Florida school shooting victims torn from community fabric

    Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young.

  • Red Sox owner Henry calls collusion talk ‘ridiculous’

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Hours after Red Sox owner John Henry said talk of collusion in free-agent negotiations was “ridiculous,” his team made a splash by reaching agreement with slugger J.D. Martinez on a $110 million, five-year contract.

  • Brown leads No. 20 Duke women past No. 9 FSU, 79-66

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke senior Lexie Brown wants to earn a few more games at Cameron Indoor Stadium. For the Blue Devils to have any chance of accomplishing that, the Blue Devils probably had to knock off No. 9 Florida State.

  • Yo is into yoga: Cespeds tries to improve flexibility

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Yo is into yoga.

  • Odorizzi welcomes cost-cutting Rays deal to optimistic Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi joined the Minnesota Twins just in time for their first full-squad workout of spring training.

  • Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot.

  • Derek Jeter’s blueprint begins to take shape at Marlins camp

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — At 6-foot-3, Miami Marlins outfield prospect Monte Harrison was surprised he stood eye to eye with new CEO Derek Jeter the first time they met last week.