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Contestants vie for Miss Universe crown in Miami on Sunday

Miss Colombia Paulina Vega smiles as the the crown is placed on her head as she becomes Miss Universe during the Miss Universe pageant in Miami, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Miss Colombia Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday’s pageant in Miami.

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Hines-Allen helps No. 4 Louisville beat Miami 68-55

Louisville's Myisha Hines-Allen, right, attempts a layup past the defense of Miami's Erykah Davenport during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Myisha Hines-Allen scored a career-high 23 points, making 10 of her 11 shots, to help No. 4 Louisville rally to beat Miami 68-55 on Sunday night.

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Wade hoping NBA can better police unruly fans

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, reacts to a foul call against him toward Charlotte Hornets'Marvin Williams, left, holding the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The Hornets won 78-76. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

MIAMI (AP) — For making an obscene gesture toward heckling fans, Dwyane Wade was fined $15,000 by the NBA and even had his phone and television privileges revoked at home by his family.

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Miami athletic trainer Vinny Scavo to work at NFL Combine

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami head athletic trainer Vinny Scavo is heading to next month’s NFL Combine, to assist in the evaluation process of more than 300 pro football hopefuls.

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Riley speaks on Heat season, insists Miami is playoff-worthy

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra smiles as he watches the closing moments of the Heat's 95-83 win over the Sacramento Kings in an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

MIAMI (AP) — Pat Riley stood along a wall in what the Miami Heat call “Championship Alley,” the hallway that links the team’s locker room and the court inside AmericanAirlines Arena.

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