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Florida Atlantic has third game postponed due to COVID-19

By The Associated Press Florida Atlantic's game at Southern Mississippi on Saturday has been postponed because COVID-19 issues. The schools said they will work with Conference USA to reschedule. FAU has already had two nonconference games called off. The Owls were unable to play Georgia ...

Bucs TE O.J. Howard ruptures Achilles tendon, out for season

By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end O.J. Howard will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his right Achilles tendon. The Bucs placed the fourth-year pro on injured reserve Tuesday, the third time in Howard's career that an injury ...

Lakers top Heat 102-96, take 3-1 lead in NBA Finals

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James woke up from his gameday nap Tuesday and decided it was time to send his Los Angeles Lakers teammates a message. He grabbed his phone and told the Lakers they were facing a must-win game. "I felt that vibe. I ...

As always, Miami’s Olynyk ready for anything in NBA Finals

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Kelly Olynyk might play no minutes for the Miami Heat on Tuesday, a scenario that popped up twice in the last three games of the Eastern Conference finals. Or he might play meaningless minutes, like what he got in Game 1 of ...

Kyle Trask leads Florida into venue that inspired his name

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When Florida quarterback Kyle Trask walks into Kyle Field this weekend, it surely will feel a little surreal. That's because Trask will come face to face with his namesake. Yes, Trask's parents named their son after Texas A&M's ...

Not yet Tua time: Fitzpatrick to remain Dolphins’ starter

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the Miami Dolphinsí starting quarterback for at least another week, further delaying the NFL debut of Tua Tagovailoa. The Dolphins announced Tuesday on Twitter that Fitzpatrick will get the nod Sunday at San ...

Tua time? Even at 1-3, Dolphins’ Flores says not so fast

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — When asked Monday about the Miami Dolphins' quarterback situation, coach Brian Flores paused for nearly 8 seconds before he answered. That was plenty of time to stir up even more speculation regarding when top draft pick Tua Tagovailoa might ...

Beleaguered Jaguars dealing with more injuries on defense

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a three-game losing streak and one of the worst defenses in franchise history, a unit that could be down three more starters at winless Houston. The D was mostly inept in a 33-25 loss at Cincinnati ...

Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden, 90, tests positive for virus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has tested positive for the coronavirus and was home Monday monitoring his symptoms. Family friend and Bowden's former publicist Kim Shiff said the 90-year-old Hall of Fame coach had been hospitalized for about two weeks, being ...

Yankees vs. Rays: the Savages vs. the Stable

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Stable vs. The Savages. Just another way to say top-seeded Tampa Bay and the No. 5 Yankees meet in the best-of-five AL Division Series starting Monday at neutral site San Diego. Tampa Bay players wear blue T-shirts with four horses ...