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Fowler holds off Woodland to capture Honda Classic

All the drama had been taken out of the Honda Classic about two holes before Rickie Fowler rolled in a short putt on the 72nd hole and raised his arms in victory despite a second consecutive bogey. Fowler’s lead essentially had swelled to six strokes when he stepped into the tee box at the par-3 17th hole and it mattered not that his ball rolled into the water or that his third shot on No. 18...
Three things to watch: Will Miami Heat waive Chris Bosh later this week?

Three things to watch: Will Miami Heat waive Chris Bosh later this week?

Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh smiles during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game between Miami and Duke in Coral Gables, Fla.
Miami Dolphins’ Bobby McCain must continue to grow into consistent, dependable CB

Miami Dolphins’ Bobby McCain must continue to grow into consistent, dependable CB

Cornerback Bobby McCain (28) and safety Michael Thomas celebrate a defensive stop on a fourth-and-1 against the Buffalo Bills.
Women’s lacrosse players lost their college, not their team

Women’s lacrosse players lost their college, not their team

Shortly after the email arrived — the dreaded email with the news they had been fretting about for weeks — a group text went out to the players on Dowling College’s women’s lacrosse team. It had a picture of their coach, Kerri Handras, standing in front of a cerulean blue sign that read, “NYIT women’s lacrosse.” Below it was a message: “Who’s coming?&rdquo...
South Korea, next Olympics host, went shopping in North America to build its hockey teams

South Korea, next Olympics host, went shopping in North America to build its hockey teams

Some female college students received emails a few years ago that sounded like a phishing scam, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for free travel and a spot on South Korea’s Olympic women’s hockey team. The offers were sincere. Officials in South Korea had apparently scoured online rosters for North American college hockey programs, looking for women with last names that looked...
Five areas the Seahawks need to address this offseason

Five areas the Seahawks need to address this offseason

The Seahawks enter the offseason again considered one of the favorites for the Super Bowl, currently listed at 15-1 to win it all next February in Minneapolis, the fifth-best odds in the NFL.  But they also enter the offseason in a seemingly more precarious state since 2012.  That spring the Seahawks drafted Russell Wilson, which proved to be the launching point of their greatest run of...

A starter who battled will help Arizona’s staff prepare

From 2005 through 2015, no pitcher in the major leagues made as many starts as Dan Haren. Nobody shouldered that awesome and awful responsibility as often as he did, most successfully for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team he now works for again. “Baseball is a messed-up sport,” Haren said last week, over coffee after a workday at Salt River Fields. “It’ll mess with your mind...
Robles, 19, the Nats' remaining top prospect, speeds into big league camp

Robles, 19, the Nats' remaining top prospect, speeds into big league camp

As a teenager in a nameless No. 91 jersey flew around first base and the baseball he hit flew toward center field, a few fans watching in the bleachers behind home plate nudged their neighbors. "Is that him?" one asked, a little more audibly than the rest, because the kid was not on her roster. Yes, someone told her: The kid with his socks pulled high, charging around Field 6 at Ballpark...

Nation's only deaf men's college basketball team on the verge of its first March Madness

The most successful men's basketball team in Gallaudet history is chasing ghosts again, and they aren't hard to find. Players can't avoid that team banner inside their campus field house, the one with two small entries on a mostly blank expanse of blue, recognizing conference championships in 1919 and 1943. A few steps outside the gym, the athletic department's trophy case prominently displays the...
Turris, Anderson lead Senators to 2-1 win over Panthers

Turris, Anderson lead Senators to 2-1 win over Panthers

There's a reason Craig Anderson is often at his best when he faces his former team. Kyle Turris scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and Anderson stopped 37 shots to lift the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday night. Anderson played for the Panthers from 2006-09 and is 14-7-2 against them. "This has always been kind of home for me. It's a little more emotional...
Waltrip ends racing career with 8th-place finish at Daytona

Waltrip ends racing career with 8th-place finish at Daytona

Michael Waltrip ended his racing career exactly how he hoped. The only way it could have topped his NASCAR finale, which came at the track where he earned half of his four career Cup victories, would have been to end up in victory lane. He knew that was unlikely, so he set a more realistic goal : to finish in the top 10 in his 30th and last Daytona 500. Waltrip took the checkered flag in eighth at...
Fowler closes deal on Honda Classic win but it wasn’t easy

Fowler closes deal on Honda Classic win but it wasn’t easy

It got sticky for Rickie on Sunday, and with half of PGA National’s churlish Champion course still to be played. One more bad drive like the ones he already had splashed into the water and among the trees on the front nine and his once mountainous Honda Classic lead would be history. History repeated, that’s the hardest part, because Rickie Fowler brought into this tournament a reputation...

Sock gets Delray Beach win when Raonic pulls out with torn hamstring

It was billed as a much anticipated “dream final” - top seeded and No. 4 in the world Milos Raonic vs. America’s top-ranked Jack Sock, squaring off for the 11th time on Sunday afternoon for the coveted Delray Beach Open tennis championship. Alas, it was not meant to be. Raonic was forced to pull out because of a torn right hamstring, awarding Sock a walkover win and the title &ndash...
Two holes-in-one at difficult 15th hole

Two holes-in-one at difficult 15th hole

For the first 10 years the Honda Classic was staged at PGA National, not a single hole-in-one was recorded at the difficult 15th hole. This weekend there were two. Jhonattan Vegas matched the feat Sunday previously accomplished by Scott Stallings on Thursday, landing a 6-iron shot a few feet short of the pin and watching it roll in for an ace that helped him post a 6-under 64 that sent him from 50th...
Horschel goes for eagle on final hole, settles for bogey

Horschel goes for eagle on final hole, settles for bogey

It’s not like Billy Horschel to back away from a challenge. So when he had the opportunity to go for the 18th green in two or lay up in the final round of the Honda Classic Sunday at PGA National, he didn’t think twice. “I’ll sleep well tonight,” Horschel said after his 3-wood from 252 yards faded right and found the water, resulting in a bogey-6 that proved the difference...
At last, Stewart finds his way to Daytona 500 victory lane

At last, Stewart finds his way to Daytona 500 victory lane

Tony Stewart needed to retire to win the Daytona 500. From runner-up through DNFs, he failed to win NASCAR's marquee race. Stewart's NASCAR career ended without a win in 17 tries in the Daytona 500. Turns out he just needed to trade the firesuit for street clothes to bring home the checkered flag. Just months into retirement, Stewart finally got to celebrate in victory lane. "If I had known all...

McLain Ward wins first major grand prix of 2017 season

It was only a matter of time before two-time Olympic gold medalist McLain Ward won his first major grand prix of the 2017 season at the Winter Equestrian Festival. Ward and Double H Farm’s prized mare HH Azur won the $380,000 Suncast Grand Prix CSI 5 in a thrilling jump-off finale in the “Saturday Night Lights” event at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. It was the second...

Casablanca defeats Audi in overtime in Sterling Cup opener

In a wild finish, Casablanca won its Sterling Cup opener with a thrilling 8-7 overtime victory over Audi on Sunday in front of a packed house at Grand Champions Polo Club. Teenager Grant Ganzi scored the winning goal at the 7:07 mark of the seventh chukker. “I scored the goal and I was really happy, especially since I think I stopped Rodrigo’s goal that was going in,” said Ganzi...
Nicklaus says Woods' status is puzzling

Nicklaus says Woods' status is puzzling

Jack Nicklaus says he was "painting a picture" when he suggested after a practice round with Tiger Woods at the 1996 Masters that Woods had the game to win at least 10 green jackets. He referred to Woods as a "puzzle" on Sunday at the Honda Classic. In an interview before making an appearance in the NBC Sports broadcast booth, Nicklaus was raving about the growing number of young...
Feyisa Lilesa, marathoner in exile, finds refuge in Arizona

Feyisa Lilesa, marathoner in exile, finds refuge in Arizona

The young boy was getting reacquainted with his father after an absence of six months and climbed on him as if he were a tree. The boy kissed his father and hugged him and clambered onto his shoulders. Then, when a protest video streamed on television, the boy grabbed a stick, and the lid of a pot to serve as a shield, and began to mimic a dance of dissent in the living room. There is much joy and...
Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500

Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500

Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models and one of pro sports' top partiers, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest win of his racing career. It was Monster Madness! Busch used a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500 on Sunday in the opening race of Monster Energy's new role as title sponsor of NASCAR's top series. Busch,...

Hayes nets 24, No. 17 Miami women turn back Georgia Tech

Keyona Hayes scored a career-high 24 points, Adrienne Motley had 17 and No. 17 Miami made 7 of 8 free throws in the last 30 seconds to hold off Georgia Tech 75-70 on Sunday. Trailing by two entering the fourth quarter, the Hurricanes (21-7, 10-6 ACC) scored the first six points and stretched that into a 15-2 run and led 68-59 with 1:35 to play. Francesca Pan nailed a 3-pointer to end a drought that...
Injured Milos Raonic withdraws, Sock wins Delray Beach Open

Injured Milos Raonic withdraws, Sock wins Delray Beach Open

Top-seeded Milos Raonic withdrew from the Delray Beach Open final Sunday after injuring his hamstring a day earlier, giving the title to Jack Sock. Raonic slightly tore his right hamstring Saturday night, feeling a sharp pain while chasing down a drop shot in his semifinal victory over Juan Martin del Potro. Raonic tried to ignore the discomfort, opting to go to sleep and hoping he would feel fine...
Turner leads Notre Dame past Florida State for ACC title

Turner leads Notre Dame past Florida State for ACC title

It wasn't always a smooth ride for Muffet McGraw's Notre Dame team this season, but the Fighting Irish are back in familiar territory once again. Brianna Turner scored 24 points to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to its fourth straight ACC regular season title with a 79-61 win over No. 8 Florida State on Sunday. After being voted the preseason No. 1 team, the Irish occasionally took some lumps and struggled...
Former NHL enforcer suspended as youth coach following brawl

Former NHL enforcer suspended as youth coach following brawl

Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl. Buffalo Junior Sabres president Kevyn Adams announced the suspension Sunday, a day after the melee occurred during a game between the Peters-coached 15-and-Under team and the Ontario-based Hamilton Junior Bulldogs. A video posted...
Heat center Willie Reed listed as day-to-day with right ankle bursitis

Heat center Willie Reed listed as day-to-day with right ankle bursitis

Miami Heat forward Willie Reed reacts after after sustaining an injury in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Saturday, Feb.
Are the Heat an elite NBA team? They have been for the past 40 days

Are the Heat an elite NBA team? They have been for the past 40 days

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) drives the lane as Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha defends during an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb.
Baltimore Ravens player Matt Elam arrested on drug charges

Baltimore Ravens player Matt Elam arrested on drug charges

Baltimore Ravens safety and former Dwyer High School standout Matt Elam was arrested in Miami Dade County early Sunday morning on multiple drug charges. Elam was booked in a Miami Dade County jail at 3:45 a.m. on charges of possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis, possession of cannabis with the intent to sell or deliver, and possession of a controlled substance.
Heat rookie Rodney McGruder: ‘If you need me to be a pest, I will be’

Heat rookie Rodney McGruder: ‘If you need me to be a pest, I will be’

Miami Heat guard Rodney McGruder (17) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Denver.
Honda Classic 2017: Where does the money go?

Honda Classic 2017: Where does the money go?

Barbara Nicklaus shows off some of her family teddy bears that will be on display with staff in the new Jupiter Medical Center Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and De George Pediatric Unit on January 27, 2016.
The Latest: Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for Stewart-Haas

The Latest: Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500 for Stewart-Haas

The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Kurt Busch has won the Daytona 500, surviving a crash-filled season opener to win the race for the first time in 16 tries. Busch passed Kyle Larson final lap before cruising to the victory. Larson ran out gas shortly after passing Chase Elliott, who also came up short on fuel. Busch led only one lap — the only one that mattered. He won...
The Latest: Hamlin trying to join exclusive Daytona 500 club

The Latest: Hamlin trying to join exclusive Daytona 500 club

The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 10:20 a.m. Denny Hamlin is trying to join an exclusive club of repeat Daytona 500 champions. Hamlin would become only the fourth driver to win consecutive Daytona 500s, and the first in 22 years. Richard Petty, a seven-time Daytona 500 champ, went back-to-back in 1973 and 1974. Cale Yarborough did the same in 1983 and 1984. Sterling Marlin was the...
Through heartbreak, Daytona still the place for Waltrip

Through heartbreak, Daytona still the place for Waltrip

No place in racing has meant more to him. No place ever has made him jubilant and heartbroken at once. For all those reasons, this place is where Michael Waltrip will run his final race today, on the high banks at Daytona International Speedway. One last Daytona 500 for the two-time 500 winner. "It's my 30th and final one," Waltrip said. "This just seemed like the perfect place to do...
Five takeaways: The Heat take advantage of Paul George’s ejection in 113-95 win over Pacers

Five takeaways: The Heat take advantage of Paul George’s ejection in 113-95 win over Pacers

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters goes to the basket as Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner defends during Saturday’s game in Miami.

FAU beats UTSA 73-66, gets conference tourney berth

Adonis Filer scored 20 points and FAU pulled ahead early to beat UTSA 73-66 on Saturday night to earn the final berth in the Conference USA Tournament. Gerdarius Troutman's 3-pointer put FAU up for good, 5-4, en route to a 36-29 halftime lead, with the Owls outscoring the Roadrunners 18-12 in the paint in the half. FAU led by 15, 46-31, after opening the second half with a 10-2 run, and by 16, 54-38...
Recruiting: Four-star QB Artur Sitowski commits to Miami Hurricanes

Recruiting: Four-star QB Artur Sitowski commits to Miami Hurricanes

Artur Sitowski (247Sports) Nice little Saturday for Miami fans, with a basketball win over 10th-ranked Duke and a football commitment of high importance.
Matt Porter: Hurricanes hit another high with win over Duke

Matt Porter: Hurricanes hit another high with win over Duke

It’s becoming common, sure. But does it ever get old? No way. Miami scored another upset win over Duke on Saturday, by a 55-50 score. Students stormed the court and jumped around afterward. Bruce Brown and Jim Larranaga were interviewed on CBS. Mike Krzyzewski was talking about better times ahead. Meanwhile, for Hurricanes basketball, these are the good old days. This team, picked to finish...
Honda Classic: Rickie Fowler poised to close the deal

Honda Classic: Rickie Fowler poised to close the deal

Entering the final round, Rickie Fowler is 0-for-8 in events he’s either led or been within a shot of the lead in his PGA Tour career. Based on how the Honda Classic has unfolded to this point, the chances of him going 0-for-9 seem remote. Fowler backed up his pair of opening 66s with a 5-under 65 Saturday to open a four-shot lead over Englishman Tyrrell Hatton heading into today’s final...
Dave George: Rickie Fowler’s Honda Classic dominance no surprise

Dave George: Rickie Fowler’s Honda Classic dominance no surprise

Last week, it was Dustin Johnson, the world’s top-ranked player, utterly obliterating a PGA Tour field at Los Angeles. Now, with three great rounds in the books and a four-shot lead going into Sunday, Rickie Fowler is in position to do the same in his hometown Honda Classic. The knee-jerk response is that it’s about time. For a player this talented and this puppy-love popular with...

Sock advances to final of Delray Beach Open by outlasting Young

It was closer this time, but the outcome was no different than previous matches. Underdog Donald Young was holding on, minimizing his opponent’s powerful ground strokes with some outstanding shot-making of his own to force a second-set tiebreaker. But Jack Sock’s “shot from a cannon” first serve, complementing his signature blistering forehand and some deft volleys at net,...

Cardinals' Wong still bothered by right shoulder injury

Kolten Wong is still bothered by a right shoulder injury from a tumble he took while playing left field last September at Wrigley Field. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman said Saturday he's been dealing with "tenderness" in the shoulder. He received a cortisone shot at the end of the season, and the right-handed thrower didn't toss a baseball until January. "As soon as I started...
Brit Tyrrell Hatton making most of Honda Classic invitation

Brit Tyrrell Hatton making most of Honda Classic invitation

He may be a complete unknown to American golf fans now, but Tyrrell Hatton has chance to make name for himself on the PGA Tour by the time he returns to his native England in May. For complete Honda Classic coverage click here View Honda Classic photo gallery Hatton, 25, received a sponsor’s exemption into the Honda Classic a few weeks back. All he’s done this week is post rounds of 68...
Heat guard Josh Richardson’s role should grow after limited time in first game back from injury

Heat guard Josh Richardson’s role should grow after limited time in first game back from injury

  Heat guard Josh Richardson drives to the basket during a game against the Clippers this season.
Brown leads Miami past No. 10 Duke, 55-50

Brown leads Miami past No. 10 Duke, 55-50

For Miami, pregame was all about the seniors. The freshman was the story from there. Freshman Bruce Brown scored 25 points, and Miami held No. 10 Duke a staggering 32 points below its season average on the way to beating the ailing Blue Devils 55-50 on Saturday in the Hurricanes' home regular-season finale. "Growing up, me and my dad used to watch Duke all the time," Brown said. "I...
Boca Raton seniors cap stellar career with state championship

Boca Raton seniors cap stellar career with state championship

Deja vu was starting to set in for Boca Raton’s most experienced players. Forward Rachel Levy and guard Grace Marko lost in the state semifinals as sophomores and dropped a heartbreaker to Vero Beach in double overtime in the state title game at the Lakeland Center last season. So as Saturday’s Class 9A state championship against Miami-Ferguson got into the waning minutes of the fourth...
Ramsey’s buzzer beater lifts Boca Raton to girls basketball state title

Ramsey’s buzzer beater lifts Boca Raton to girls basketball state title

Audrey Ramsey struggled in Boca Raton’s state semifinal win Friday, but she knew she had to win the game for the Bobcats on Saturday. Her coach told her so. “Earlier today,” coach Nhu Nguyen said, “I grabbed her to the side and whispered in her ear and said, ‘Audrey, we’re going to need you to win this game.’ ” Ramsey did what Nguyen wanted and more...

Deadlines near for Corporate Run 5k

The dates are set for the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series 2017 5k Run/Walk race. There will be three runs beginning in Fort Lauderdale on April 6, continuing in West Palm Beach on April 12 and concluding in Miami on April 27, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit United Way. Registration for each race is now open and filling quickly. More than 36,180 participants in 2016. Registration deadline...
Marlins' Yelich expected to add power, center field glove

Marlins' Yelich expected to add power, center field glove

If Giancarlo Stanton wasn't launching moonshots on a regular basis, Christian Yelich might be the talk of the Miami Marlins' outfield. "I think (Yelich) is a star right now," manager Don Mattingly said. Mattingly expects the left-handed hitting Yelich, a former Gold Glove winner, current member of Team USA for the World Baseball Classic and a career .293 hitter, to take another step forward...

Milos Raonic, Jack Sock advance to Delray Beach final

Milos Raonic and Jack Sock advanced to the Delray Beach Open championship match with straight-set victories Saturday. The top-seeded Raonic, ranked fourth in the world, beat No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (6) in the night semifinal. Sock, seeded third and ranked 21st in the world, topped Donald Young 6-4, 7-6 (2) in an all-American semifinal. Raonic was serving for the match at 6-5 in the...

Cards say Garcia could make it to big leagues this year

Cuban outfielder Adolis Garcia could make it up to the St. Louis Cardinals at some point this season, according to general manager John Mozeliak. "In terms of skillset, I just feel like I would describe him more as a five-tool player, so from a defensive standpoint, above average, from an offensive standpoint, I think there could be some power," Mozeliak said Saturday. Garcia, who turns...
Father-and-son story makes emotional moment for Mark Richt

Father-and-son story makes emotional moment for Mark Richt

A father and son walk onto Miami’s practice field at the All-Pro Dad event on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

Knee contusion sidelines Kentucky's Fox against Florida

Kentucky says freshman guard De'Aaron Fox will not play for the 11th-ranked Wildcats in Saturday's Southeastern Conference showdown against No. 13 Florida because of a knee contusion. Kentucky coach John Calipari said Friday that Fox's availability would be a game-time decision because of the injury sustained in Tuesday night's win at Missouri. The Wildcats' second-leading scorer (15.5 points per...

No. 19 Florida State squeaks by Clemson, 76-74

Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton was glad to see his players smiling, laughing and celebrating a win on the road. It had not happened too often for the 19th-ranked Seminoles in Atlantic Coast Conference play this season. "They were very, very happy in the locker room," said a relieved Hamilton, whose team rallied after leading most of the way to defeat Clemson 76-74 on Saturday. The...
Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title

Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title

Mack Beggs had just won a state wrestling title Saturday in a category he didn't want to be in. But instead of wallowing in a debate about what should or should not have happened this weekend at the Texas state girls wrestling tournament, the 17-year-old transgender boy simply decided to be a good teammate. "I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for my teammates," he said. "That's...
Pat Riley on Magic Johnson: ‘He’ll get the job done’ as the Lakers president

Pat Riley on Magic Johnson: ‘He’ll get the job done’ as the Lakers president

Miami Heat president Pat Riley and Magic Johnson watch the Heat and Clippers at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida on November 7, 2013.
Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters ready to accept Pat Riley’s challenge

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters ready to accept Pat Riley’s challenge

ATLANTA — Pat Riley challenged Dion Waiters. And as expected, Waiters accepted that challenge.
NEW: Girlfriend of late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez gives birth to girl

NEW: Girlfriend of late Marlins ace Jose Fernandez gives birth to girl

The late Marlins pitching ace Jose Fernandez would be a father of a baby girl today if he had survived a September boat crash off Miami Beach. Fernandez’s girlfriend, Maria Arias, gave birth Friday night to Penelope, with whom she was pregnant when Fernandez died Sept. 25, The Miami Herald reported. Fernandez, who was 24 when he died, chose his daughter’s name last summer when he and Arias...
2017 NFL Draft: Two guards for Miami Dolphins radar

2017 NFL Draft: Two guards for Miami Dolphins radar

Forrest Lamp of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers is one of the top offensive line prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft.
In a twist, Kentucky’s seniors are the ones getting It done

In a twist, Kentucky’s seniors are the ones getting It done

If Kentucky’s fabulous freshmen would simply stick around for a while, there might not be much for the rest of college basketball to celebrate. Derek Willis, the team’s senior forward, is certain of that. The Wildcats, Willis said, would dominate the men’s game as completely as Connecticut rules the women’s version, if only more of their stars stayed to learn the game through...
Five takeaways: Heat return from All-Star break to dominate Hawks, continue winning ways

Five takeaways: Heat return from All-Star break to dominate Hawks, continue winning ways

ATLANTA — The All-Star break spanned eight days for Miami. But it wasn’t long enough to mess with the Heat’s momentum.
Photos: Honda Classic spectator bloodied by errant shot from golfer C.T. Pan

Photos: Honda Classic spectator bloodied by errant shot from golfer C.T. Pan

A spectator was hit on the head with a golf ball by C.T. Pan, left, on the 18th hole during the Honda Classic golf tournament in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday, Feb.
HONDA CLASSIC THIRD-ROUND TEE-TIMES

HONDA CLASSIC THIRD-ROUND TEE-TIMES

TEE TIMES Today’s third-round pairings All players go off the first tee 8:30 a.m.: ;Ryo Ishikawa;Brandon Hagy 8:38 a.m.: ;Harris English;Louis Oosthuizen 8:47 a.m.: ;Mackenzie Hughes;Jhonattan Vegas 8:56 a.m.: ;Cameron Tringale;Cody Gribble 9:05 a.m.: ;Harold Varner III;Ryan Blaum 9:14 a.m.: ;Scott Brown;David Hearn 9:23 a.m.: ;Soren Kjeldsen;Stewart Cink 9:32 a.m.: ;Matthew Fitzpatrick;Patton...
Adam Scott can’t escape another mishap on Bear Trap at Honda Classic

Adam Scott can’t escape another mishap on Bear Trap at Honda Classic

The Bear Trap got defending Honda Classic champion Adam Scott again Friday. Scott, who won last year’s event despite a quadruple-bogey 7 on the 15th hole in the third round, birdied that hole Friday to get to 5-under and within four shots of leader Ryan Palmer. Then it happened. For complete Honda Classic coverage click here After pulling his tee shot into a bunker on the par-4 16th, Scott hit...
Dave George: Rickie Fowler lends star power to Honda Classic

Dave George: Rickie Fowler lends star power to Honda Classic

The Honda Classic can never get too much of Rickie Fowler, especially in a year when only three of the world’s top 10 players are in the field. So Fowler finished up Friday with his second consecutive 4-under-par 66 and raced in a golf cart directly to the Cobra Puma Golf Village, a hospitality venue next to the 17th tee where the clubs and the clothes he endorses are featured. There he signed...
Americans Jack Sock, Donald Young to meet in Delray semi; Bryans upset

Americans Jack Sock, Donald Young to meet in Delray semi; Bryans upset

They are Davis Cup doubles partners and are separated by only five spots in the world rankings. Steve Johnson and Jack Sock are friendly compatriots off the court, but true adversaries between the lines come tournament time. For the fifth time in eight meetings, the third-seeded Sock got the better of the fifth-seeded Johnson, taking a 6-4, 7-6 win on Friday in a quarterfinal on Stadium Court at the...
Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share midway lead at Honda Classic

Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share midway lead at Honda Classic

Ryan Palmer and Wesley Bryan share the midway point lead at the Honda Classic, one stroke ahead of Jupiter’s Rickie Fowler. Palmer, a 14-year tour veteran, and Bryan, a rookie, are 9-under. Palmer shot a 5-under 65 Friday and Bryan shot a 67, rolling in a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to catch Palmer. For full coverage of the Honda Classic click here Fowler is 8-under after a pair of...
No. 19 Florida State looks to fix struggles in road games

No. 19 Florida State looks to fix struggles in road games

If Florida State wants to get one of the top four seeds in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament, the Seminoles must quickly cure their road woes. The 19th-ranked Seminoles play their next two games on the road, where they are 2-5 in league play and have dropped five of their last six. They play at Clemson on Saturday and at No. 10 Duke on Tuesday. Florida State (22-6) enters the weekend in a four-way...
India’s Anirban Lahiri plays to inspire a nation of would-be golfers

India’s Anirban Lahiri plays to inspire a nation of would-be golfers

For Anirban Lahiri, it’s good to be home this week. Lahiri is a native of Bangalore, India, and has played tournaments the last few weeks in Malaysia, Dubai and Los Angeles. But since last April he and wife, Ipsa Jamwal, have called PGA National home, so he’s sleeping in his own bed for this week’s Honda Classic. Home cooking apparently suits him. Rounds of 65 and 68 left him at...
Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

A man convicted of robbing and shooting a Belle Glade football player in August 2000 was found murdered in Mangonia Park early Friday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Gilbert Stokes, 39, was found shot to death inside a car in an industrial park in the 4700 block of Australian Avenue, just north of 45th Street. Deputies responded to the scene about 1:30 a.m. See who&rsquo...
Honda Classic: Man with cerebral palsy walks every hole on PGA Tour

Honda Classic: Man with cerebral palsy walks every hole on PGA Tour

D.J. Gregory set out to walk every hole on the PGA Tour in 2008 to fulfill a lifelong dream. With a cane in hand, he accomplished it. And Gregory, who was born with cerebral palsy, is still walking. He’s followed a golfer for every tournament since then. For this year’s Honda Classic, it’s Scott Brown. The two chatted briefly before Brown, of Aiken, S.C., teed off about 8 a.m. Friday...
2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins awarded three compensatory picks

2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins awarded three compensatory picks

The Miami Dolphins put a dent into this year’s draft class with past trades, but the franchise managed to restock a bit today with the addition of three compensatory picks. On top of the picks they were already slotted for, the NFL gave them one in the third round and two in the fifth. That gives Miami eight total selections. The third-rounder is especially valuable because it was the first...
PGA pro Pat Perez rips Tiger Woods: He ‘knows he can’t beat anybody’

PGA pro Pat Perez rips Tiger Woods: He ‘knows he can’t beat anybody’

Pat Perez plays his shot from the second tee during the final round at the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club on February 19, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, California.
New Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin meets county Gators fans

New Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin meets county Gators fans

Scott Stricklin’s first visit to Palm Beach County since being named the University of Florida’s athletic director last fall was a busy one. Stricklin, a former Mississippi State athletic director who replaced longtime Gators AD Jeremy Foley on November 1, stopped by the Palm Beach County Convention Center Thursday night to address Gators athletic boosters and season ticket-holders. He...
2017 NFL Free Agents: Which defensive tackles might interest Dolphins?

2017 NFL Free Agents: Which defensive tackles might interest Dolphins?

A bunch of teams will want in on Kawann Short this spring. (Getty Images) The Dolphins wouldn’t seem to need much help on the defensive line considering they spent a league-high $38.
David Njoku’s goal: Be best tight end in 2017 NFL draft, Miami Hurricanes history

David Njoku’s goal: Be best tight end in 2017 NFL draft, Miami Hurricanes history

David Njoku, shown training for the NFL combine in Miami on Feb. 23, 2017, wants to be the top tight end in the upcoming NFL draft.
What do Erik Spoelstra, players think about Heat’s decision to stand pat at trade deadline?

What do Erik Spoelstra, players think about Heat’s decision to stand pat at trade deadline?

ATLANTA — As Thursday’s trade deadline passed without a move from the Heat, Pat Riley seemed content.
What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

What to do? Big festivals and parties around town this weekend!

Oh my! ’Tis the season for festivals! And we have some fun, exciting ones this weekend: The largest touring food truck and craft beer festival, Food Truck Festivals of America (FTFA), rolls into the Palm Beach Outlets Saturday. Enjoy some of the best regional and national craft beers as well as fantastic grub from over 20 of South Florida’s most delicious food trucks and 25 of the best...
Five Miami Dolphins who could make Jay Ajayi-esque jumps in 2017

Five Miami Dolphins who could make Jay Ajayi-esque jumps in 2017

The Dolphins haven’t seen a player make the kind of strides Jay Ajayi did last season in a while, and it could be a long time before something like that happens again. Ajayi started out as a second-year player who watched the team chase multiple free agents to start over him during the offseason, would up falling behind Arian Foster just before opening day, then surged to the third-biggest rushing...
Retired NASCAR great Gordon to drive Daytona 500 pace car

Retired NASCAR great Gordon to drive Daytona 500 pace car

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon will drive the honorary pace car for Sunday's Daytona 500. Gordon will lead the field to green behind the wheel of a 2017 Camaro ZL1. Gordon, a three-time Daytona 500 champion, retired after the 2015 season and returned to drive in eight Cup races last season, subbing for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. "You go down the list of prestigious things I have done...
UPDATE: Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

UPDATE: Man who killed Glades Central football player found murdered

A man convicted of robbing and shooting a Belle Glade football player in August 2000 was found murdered in Mangonia Park early Friday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Gilbert Stokes, 39, was found shot to death inside a car in an industrial park in the 4700 block of Australian Avenue, just north of 45th Street. Deputies responded to the scene about 1:30 a.m. See who&rsquo...
Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

Honda Classic 2017: Best food and drinks in Palm Beach Gardens

A golf fan can work up quite an appetite watching the action on the greens at Honda Classic, the challenging first stop on the PGA Tour’s Florida swing. And the PGA National Resort and Spa, home of the Classic, is not a bad place for a hungry fan. Not only does the resort offer a solid trio of dining and sipping options, it sits at the western edge of an entire boulevard of eating...
Should the Miami Heat pay Dion Waiters? President Pat Riley says they’ll know at end of season

Should the Miami Heat pay Dion Waiters? President Pat Riley says they’ll know at end of season

  Miam’s Dion Waiters drives to the basket in game last week as Orlando’s Bismack Biyombo and Elfrid Payton defend.
Jameis Winston: Comments about girls were 'poor word choice'

Jameis Winston: Comments about girls were 'poor word choice'

Jameis Winston is back in the spotlight — and not in a positive light — for what he described as a "poor word choice" in comments about women during a talk to Florida grade school students. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, who was accused of raping another student while at Florida State University but never charged, spoke for nearly 40 minutes to third through fifth graders...
Mailbag: Why didn’t the Miami Heat make a trade at the deadline?

Mailbag: Why didn’t the Miami Heat make a trade at the deadline?

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra watches during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the LA Clippers, Friday, Dec.
Magic gets an up-close view of Lakers

Magic gets an up-close view of Lakers

Weeks ago, now-Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson told coach Luke Walton he was ready to grind. This week, Johnson stood on a blue swath of Oklahoma City's court wearing black warmup pants and a black Lakers sweatshirt, reviewing practice with Walton. Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram, often used as a 6-foot-9 guard, wandered over to Johnson. The legendary 6-foot-9 point guard worked...
A new position for Rodriguez: Observer

A new position for Rodriguez: Observer

Alex Rodriguez was a recognizable sight as he made his way onto the diamond at Steinbrenner Field this week: pinstriped pant legs hiked up to just below the knee, a dark blue practice jersey with No. 13 on the back, wraparound sunglasses shading his eyes and a packet of sunflower seeds in tow. A crowd of cameras and reporters, as usual, tracked his every move. But as familiar as he looked, Rodriguez...
One simple fix to speed up baseball: call more strikes

One simple fix to speed up baseball: call more strikes

"He's a looker!" When my Little League coach yelled that to our pitcher, we got the message loud and clear: The batter was waiting for a walk, so just throw strikes and make him hit his way on base. It was good advice then. It's good advice now. If baseball really wants to fix its pace-of-game issues, it needs to make only one simple change. Have the umpires call more strikes. This doesn't...
The 15-year chain reaction that led to the NBA's current offensive explosion

The 15-year chain reaction that led to the NBA's current offensive explosion

Even as Mike D'Antoni was about to change the NBA forever, he wasn't sure he was doing the right thing. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2004-05 season, D'Antoni, then entering his first full season as head coach of the Phoenix Suns, was planning on doing something the NBA hadn't seen before. With recently signed point guard Steve Nash at the controls, D'Antoni was hoping to play a brand...
Retirement? Federer, still celebrating, says he’s not done yet

Retirement? Federer, still celebrating, says he’s not done yet

With his 18th and most unexpected Grand Slam singles title in hand, it was not unreasonable to wonder if Roger Federer might steal a move from his friend and one-time tennis role model Pete Sampras and call it a career on the highest possible note. Federer told me on Monday that the thought did briefly flit through his brain. “I guess in a faraway place it did cross my mind: How could I ever...

UTEP beats Florida Atlantic 60-55 behind Artis, Harris

Dominic Artis scored 12 points with nine rebounds, Omega Harris had 11 points and eight boards, and Texas-El Paso beat Florida Atlantic 60-55 on Thursday night. Adonis Filer hit a 3 for Florida Atlantic to pull to 42-40 with 11 minutes left. Filer added another layup, again reducing the deficit to two, 46-44, but Matt Willms made a pair free throws, and Harris sank a foul shot and a layup for a 51-46...

Charles Oakley attends Knicks-Cavaliers game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night. The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as the Knicks played the defending NBA champions. The former power forward attended his first Knicks game since being arrested after getting into an altercation with security guards at Madison Square Garden earlier this month....
Martin Kaymer one shot off Honda Classic lead

Martin Kaymer one shot off Honda Classic lead

Martin Kaymer’s affinity for tough golf courses should have the rest of the field in this week’s Honda Classic worried. Kaymer, whose 23 professional wins include a U.S. Open, PGA Championship and Players Championship, used a birdie-birdie finish to shoot a 5-under 65 and pull within one shot of PGA Tour rookies Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan after the first round of the Honda Classic at...
Without the ‘assets’ to make an impactful deal, Heat President Pat Riley focuses on playoffs

Without the ‘assets’ to make an impactful deal, Heat President Pat Riley focuses on playoffs

    Heat President Pat Riley, celebrating with coach Erik Spoelstra after the Heat locked up the 2013 NBA title, said he was happy to stand pat with this Heat team.
Justin Thomas rallies after sputtering start to Honda Classic

Justin Thomas rallies after sputtering start to Honda Classic

The last thing anyone expected from the hottest player in golf was four consecutive bogeys over his first seven holes Thursday at the Honda Classic at PGA National. Still, after those struggles left him at 3-over par, Justin Thomas recovered with four birdies and two more bogeys over his last 12 holes to finish at 1 over, seven shots off the first-round lead shared by PGA Tour rookies Chad Gribble...
Rickie Fowler off to another solid start at Honda Classic with 66

Rickie Fowler off to another solid start at Honda Classic with 66

Ben Crane 31-35-66 The early leader when he raced out from his 7:05 a.m. tee time to post a 4-under 31 on his first nine, Crane cooled off with an even-par 35 coming home. “I played awesome,” said Crane, who had missed the cut in three of his previous five events. “Made some key putts to kind of keep the round going, but felt very comfortable out there. Just played great all day...
Dave George: Lefties enjoy first round of Honda Classic

Dave George: Lefties enjoy first round of Honda Classic

Phil Mickelson decided to skip the Honda Classic this year after playing five tournaments in a row in California and Arizona. Can’t help but miss having Lefty around, here or at any PGA Tour event. There are a couple more southpaws, however, lower-case lefties in the celebrity sense, who are worth following out here at PGA National this week. Cody Gribble shot a six-under-par 64 from the flip...