Mar 16, 2013 17:21 EDT
National Football League free agent receiver Donte Stallworth suffered severe burns when a hot-air balloon containing him and his girlfriend struck power lines on Saturday, the Miami Herald reported.
Feb 21, 2013 16:32 EST
Fish sold in the United States is often deliberately mislabeled, making American consumers the unwitting victims of "widespread seafood fraud," according to a report out Thursday.
Feb 12, 2013 15:13 EST
Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez, set to start for the United States in the World Baseball Classic, denied using performance-enhancing drugs Tuesday as he reported to pre-season training camp.
Jan 29, 2013 18:38 EST
New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and other Major League Baseball players were named in a report detailing the records of a Miami clinic that allegedly supplied them performance-enhancing drugs.
Dec 03, 2012 14:09 EST
The United States called on Havana to release American Alan Gross Monday, as the State Department contractor marked his third year in a Cuban prison for distributing laptops and satellite phones.
Nov 30, 2012 14:09 EST
The wife of jailed US contractor Alan Gross on Friday urged President Barack Obama to send a top-level envoy to Cuba to negotiate his release, three years after his arrest.
Jun 01, 2012 09:53 EDT
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins Friday, with US forecasters predicting a "less active" season of one to three major hurricanes but warning coastal communities to remain vigilant.
Apr 08, 2012 23:03 EDT
New Masters champion Bubba Watson is a new dad who doesn't know how to change a diaper, and he's hoping that his first major title and a $1.44 million top prize might delay any lessons.
Mar 30, 2012 16:39 EDT
Cuban agent Rene Gonzalez, who is on probation in the United States after serving a 13 year prison sentence for espionage, arrived in Cuba on Friday for a two-week visit to see an ailing brother, state television reported.
Mar 24, 2012 14:07 EDT
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade led the Miami Heat in sending a supportive message over a controversial killing on Friday in addition to scoring the most points in the team's NBA triumph over Detroit.
Mar 20, 2012 16:55 EDT
A US judge has allowed a Cuban convicted of espionage to return home to visit a sick relative, his attorney said Tuesday, as supporters are seeking similar benefits for a US contractor jailed in Cuba.
Mar 20, 2012 11:10 EDT
A US judge has given permission for a Cuban man convicted in the United States of espionage to return to Cuba to visit a sick relative, his attorney told AFP on Tuesday.
Mar 09, 2012 13:30 EST
Serena Williams took to Twitter on Friday to confirm that she plans to return to WTA play in two weeks at Miami.
Mar 05, 2012 15:18 EST
JACKSONVILLE (Reuters) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have long been in need of a boost and the struggling National Football League team may have finally found it from an unexpected source, Pakistan-born Shahid Khan.
Feb 29, 2012 17:11 EST
A testy Tiger Woods shut down questions about former coach Hank Haney's book about him on Wednesday in a sometimes contentious pre-tournament press conference at the Honda Classic.
Jan 20, 2012 23:58 EST
(Reuters) - The Miami Dolphins named Joe Philbin as the team's new head coach on Friday.
Jan 11, 2012 22:28 EST
(Reuters) - The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday detailed a woman's allegations of sexual harassment, including unwelcome physical contact, by Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings, and the panel's top members said further review of the case was warranted.
Dec 12, 2011 20:01 EST
MIAMI (Reuters) - LeBron James became the man U.S. sports fans loved to hate when he left Cleveland for the Miami Heat last year and many celebrated when he stumbled in the NBA finals, losing to the Dallas Mavericks.
Dec 07, 2011 19:46 EST
MIAMI (Reuters) - The Miami Marlins made their third major free-agency signing of the offseason by agreeing to terms on a four-year, $58 million deal with four-time All-Star pitcher Mark Buehrle, MLB.com reported on Wednesday.
Dec 06, 2011 18:39 EST
MIAMI (Reuters) - If they are not careful, the Miami Marlins could end up being as hated by the rest of America as the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
Common name: South Florida,
Miami metropolitan area
|Other cities|| - Hialeah|
- Fort Lauderdale
- Pompano Beach
- West Palm Beach
- Miami Beach
|Population||Ranked 7th in the U.S.|
|- Total||5,413,212 (2007 est)|
|- Density||890/sq. mi. |
|Area||6,137 sq. mi.|
|- Highest point||20 feet (7 m)|
|- Lowest point||0 feet (0 m)|