MIAMI (AP) -- Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is having fun watching Ivan Nova pitch. "It's a blast," Hurdle said. "I don't think you should ever take it for granted." Nova pitched a three-hitter and the Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Saturday night. "It feels good to go the distance," Nova said.
In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media. And it's been a sudden and ugly death for the ill-fated Fyre Festival, a multiday music, art and culture party that promised "an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded" on the Bahamian island of Exuma.
In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media. In the case of the ill-fated Fyre Festival -- a multiday music, art and culture party that promised "an invitation to let loose and unplug with the likeminded" on the Bahamian island of Exuma -- it's been a sudden and ugly death, chronicled in real-time on YouTube and filtered through Facebook.
MIAMI (AP) -- The hits piled up in a hurry early and continued throughout the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Francisco Cervelli drove in three runs and the Pirates scored eight times in the second inning in a 12-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. "It was one of those games where everybody's running to the bat rack," said Pirates third baseman Josh Harrison, who had three hits and drove in two runs.
MIAMI (AP) -- Organizers of a much-hyped music festival in the Bahamas canceled the weekend event at the last minute Friday after many people had already arrived and spent thousands of dollars on tickets and travel. Fyre Festival organizers announced the cancellation of what they previously billed as a "once-in-a-lifetime" concert along the lines of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Southern California.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are involved in one of the groups. Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the Jeter/Bush group won an auction for the team with a $1.3 billion bid. Manfred said some reports on the sale have been premature.
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MIAMI (AP) -- Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven't touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. His comments came after Bloomberg reported a group led by former New York Yankees captain Jeter and former Florida Gov.
MIAMI (AP) -- People crowd outside a church near Miami's international airport, chatting about family and friends left behind in Caracas, Valencia and Maracaibo as they wait more than an hour to receive rice, beans, yogurt and other food for their families. At a storage space not far away, about 60 other Venezuelans line up for free sheets, towels, cookware and other goods donated to help them get on their feet in their new country.
They seem like postseason traditions: LeBron James is going for a sweep, and the Los Angeles Clippers have big problems. James is one win from the second round and the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers might be on the cusp of getting several rest days. Meanwhile, Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the season in a major blow for a Clippers team that now faces playoff drama for the fifth consecutive year.
April 23 1903 -- The New York Highlanders, later renamed Yankees, win their first game as a major league team, 7-2 over the Washington Senators. 1946 -- Ed Head of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitches a no-hitter against the Boston Braves, 5-0 at Ebbets Field. 1950 -- The Detroit Red Wings edge the New York Rangers 4-3 in Game 7 to win the Stanley Cup.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Justice Department warning nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law or risk coveted law enforcement grant money (all times local): 6 p.m. Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada, say they're wrongly included on a list of jurisdictions the Trump administration says refuse to comply with federal efforts to find and deport immigrants.
Scouting the top prospects available in the NFL draft that will be held April 27-29 in Philadelphia ((asterisk)-denotes early entrant): QUARTERBACKS (asterisk)Deshaun Watson, 6-foot-2, 221 pounds, Clemson Notable: In two national championship games against Alabama, Watson passed for 825 yards and seven touchdowns with one interception.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- No matter what variation of the 'n-word' is spoken, a Florida state senator is learning the term is still offensive as Democrats and Republicans admonish him for using it during an exchange with two African-American colleagues. Republican Sen. Frank Artiles tried to say his use of the word was actually "niggas" and explained that's the way people speak in Hialeah, the city near Miami where he grew up.
DETROIT (AP) -- The high school coach of Michigan State signee Lashawn Paulino-Bell says the defensive lineman is expected to make a full recovery after a jet-skiing accident last weekend. Roger Harriott, the coach at St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, confirmed Wednesday that Paulino-Bell was hurt in an accident in the Bahamas on Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) -- Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush have formed a team in their attempt to buy a team. The former New York Yankees star and former Florida governor have joined forces in their pursuit of the Miami Marlins, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday. The person confirmed the partnership to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Jeter and Bush have not commented.
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SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Perched in trees and scampering down sidewalks, green iguanas have become so common across South Florida that many see them not as exotic invaders, but as reptilian squirrels.
MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins' Dan Straily, Jarlin Garcia, and Kyle Barraclough have combined to hold the New York Mets hitless through seven innings Sunday. Straily, who entered with a 7.56 ERA in his first two starts, walked five and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings. He was removed after consecutive walks to Neil Walker and Yoenis Cespedes, Straily threw just 50 of 93 pitches for strikes.
MIAMI (AP) -- Authorities say a man packing a blue light and a BB gun pulled over a non-descript car on Interstate 95, ready to play "traffic cop" again. Bad move: the driver he pulled over is a real police detective. The police report shows 46-year-old Pacheco Bustamante was arrested Friday morning on a felony charge of impersonating a Florida police officer.