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Cuteness alert: Zoo Miami shows off clouded leopard kittens

MIAMI (AP) — Providing exactly what’s needed in these trying times, Zoo Miami has shared images of two clouded leopard cubs. The male and female have been secluded in a den with their mother, Serai, since their Feb. 11 birth so that they could properly bond while avoiding external stress, according to a news release […]

Reds lay off less than 25% of staff, cut pay for others

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds are laying off less than 25% of their staff and reducing pay for others on June 1 in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Cincinnati made the announcement on its website Thursday. The Miami Marlins will temporarily furlough 90 to 100 baseball operations employees beginning June 1, a person familiar with […]

AP source: Tagovailoa signs $30.275 million, 4-year deal

MIAMI (AP) — Now Tua Tagovailoa can pay for that Cadillac Escalade he gave his mom. The new Miami Dolphins quarterback signed a $30.275 million, four-year guaranteed contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The contract includes a $19.6 million signing bonus, according to the person who spoke to […]

NFL players accused of armed robbery at South Florida party

MIAMI (AP) — Police in South Florida are trying to find New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar after multiple witnesses accused them of an armed robbery at a party, authorities said Thursday. Miramar police issued arrest warrants for both men Thursday on four counts each of armed robbery with […]

Furloughs becoming layoffs at Trump resort in South Florida

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Some furloughs at a Trump golf resort in South Florida are becoming permanent layoffs. A notice that the Trump National Doral Miami filed with the State of Florida last week says it is permanently laying off 250 workers out of 560 employees who were furloughed in March. The positions include cooks, […]

Grammy-winning 1970s soul singer Betty Wright dies at 66

MIAMI (AP) — Betty Wright, the Grammy-winning soul singer and songwriter whose influential 1970s hits included “Clean Up Woman” and “Where is the Love,” has died at age 66. Wright died at her home in Miami on Sunday, several media outlets reported. Steve Greenberg of S-Curve Records told the New York Times Wright had been […]

Attorney says he has affidavits clearing Seahawks’ Dunbar

MIAMI (AP) — The attorney for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar says he has five signed affidavits from witnesses that exonerate his client in an armed robbery. Attorney Michael Grieco told The Associated Press on Friday that the five witnesses attested that Dunbar was not involved in the robbery earlier this week. Grieco said the […]

Pandemic has Dolphins’ Tagovailoa-Wilson tandem on hold

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins newcomer Tua Tagovailoa is starting to connect with his receivers. And for now, veteran wideout Albert Wilson said, long-distance hookups with the rookie quarterback will have to do. The night Tagovailoa was drafted last month, he pledged to begin reaching out to his new teammates by phone. He has done […]

Supreme Court sides with Lucky brand in trademark dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with fashion brand Lucky in a dispute with a Miami-based apparel manufacturer that owns the “Get Lucky” trademark. The high courtruled unanimously in favor of Lucky on Thursday and against Marcel Fashion Group. The case before the justices comes after a series of lawsuits between Lucky, which […]

Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

MIAMI (AP) — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. He led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in NFL history, set a […]

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