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Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates a touchdown with teammate Ben Malena (1) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

5 things to know about Week 2 in college football

While Alabama rests and prepares for its rematch with Johnny Football and the most anticipated game of the season, most of the other highly ranked teams will be winding their way through early season tuneups […]

09/06/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Kershaw, Dodgers beat Marlins, 6-0

MIAMI (AP) — Pitching with a big lead in the eighth inning, Clayton Kershaw bounced a curve in the dirt, then spun in disgust and kicked the mound as if he had just lost the […]

08/22/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws to the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Christopher Szagola)

Greinke pitches Dodgers past Marlins 4-1

MIAMI (AP) — Zack Greinke allowed one run in eight innings to win his fourth start in a row Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took advantage of sloppy defense by the Miami Marlins for the second […]

08/21/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, center, is congratulated in the dugout by teammates Juan Uribe, left, and Hanley Ramirez, right, after hitting a home run in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 in Miami. The Dodgers won 6-4. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Yasiel Puig’s homer lifts Dodgers past Marlins 6-4

MIAMI (AP) — With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig snapped a slump and silenced speculation he’s in the doghouse. The rookie sensation came off the bench to hit a tiebreaking home run […]

08/20/2013

A poster of Cuba's Fidel Castro hangs on the wall of a food market next to plate that reads in Spanish "I'm looking at you" in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Castro turns 87 on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

Fidel Castro turns 87 behind closed doors

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro turned 87 behind closed doors Tuesday, with official tributes in state media serving as a reminder that the clock is ticking on his revolutionary generation’s grip on power. Castro stepped […]

08/13/2013

This image taken from the Facebook page identified as Derek Medina's shows a post that appeared on the page preceding a separate post that included a photo of his dead wife, Jennifer Alfonso. (AP Photo)

Fla. murder suspect posted photo of wife’s body on Facebook

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — The South Florida man who authorities say killed his wife then apparently posted a photo of his 26-year-old wife’s dead body on Facebook possessed a concealed weapon permit and portrayed […]

08/09/2013

Facebook icon (AP Photo)

Man accused of killing wife after posting photo on Facebook

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man who authorities say fatally shot his wife — and apparently then posted a photo of her body on Facebook — has turned himself into police. Miami-Dade police report […]

08/08/2013

Sample of Medicare card

Feds ban some Medicare providers in crackdown

MIAMI (AP) — For the first time in history, federal health officials said Friday they will ban certain types of Medicare and Medicaid providers in three high-fraud cities from enrolling in the tax-payer funded programs […]

07/26/2013

A 1997 photo of the villa of Gianni Versace on Ocean Drive in South Beach, Miami Beach. (AP Photo)

Versace’s former Miami Beach home up for auction

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Snake-haired, golden Medusa heads still glint from the gates, the swimming pool and flower pots at 1116 Ocean Drive, vestiges of the glamour fashion designer Gianni Versace brought to South […]

07/23/2013

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo)

Trayvon Martin’s parents still shocked by verdict

MIAMI (AP) — Trayvon Martin’s parents made appearances on network morning shows Thursday, saying they are still shocked that jurors acquitted George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of their 17-year-old son. On NBC’s “Today” […]

07/18/2013

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