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 2021-07-28 09:45 

Miami Herald

AP Interview: Japan minister urges young to get vaccinated...

As Olympics host Tokyo saw another record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday, Japan's vaccination minister said the speed of the country's inoculation campaign is less urgent than getting shots to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:44 

Miami Herald

IOC sponsors facing heat over Beijing Olympics, human rights...

Faced with criticism over human rights issues tied to next year's Beijing Winter Olympics, the IOC said Wednesday that its only responsibility was to "deliver the Games." International Olympic Committee ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:40 

Miami Herald

Lobster hunters, and law enforcers, hit the water as miniseason starts in Florida Keys...

A few minutes after midnight Wednesday, dozens of boats with bright lights shining in the water dotted Cowpens Cut in Islamorada. On board, people were sticking long poled nets in ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:30 

Miami Herald

What Hollywood took from Mena Suvari...

There are so many things Mena Suvari never wanted you to know. And there were ghosts of her past all over this town, willing to keep her secrets. Like the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:30 

Miami Herald

Mike Sielski: The Eagles might be bad in 2021, but don't say they're rebuilding...

PHILADELPHIA — There is never a more optimistic time on the Philadelphia sports calendar than the last few days before the Eagles begin training camp. It is a phenomenon that ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:30 

Miami Herald

Will softball ever get back on the Olympics roster? 'We've shown that, globally, it's a competitive sport.' Now it's up to the IOC....

YOKOHAMA, Japan — The Japanese softball team won its second gold medal in Olympic history Tuesday, toppling a favored American squad in a fairy-tale finish for the host country. Except ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 09:00 

Miami Herald

Why is President Biden heading back to Pennsylvania? It's more than the state where he was born...

Dubbed "Pennsylvania9;s third senator" during his Senate tenure, President Joe Biden is giving the state where he was born special attention. Biden's tour of a Mack Trucks factory in Lower ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 08:46 

Miami Herald

China wins 3rd Olympic synchro diving medal; US gets silver...

Even with a mistake that led to their lowest scoring dive, Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi couldn't be caught. The Chinese led all the way in winning men's the 3-meter ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 08:42 

Miami Herald

Even in absence, North Korea's presence felt at Tokyo Games...

North Korea isn't at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And therein lies a tale — one of sports and viruses, but most of all a tale of complex politics. While ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 08:36 

Miami Herald

Tokyo sets another virus record days after Olympics begin...

Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics. The new cases Wednesday exceeded ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 08:36 

Miami Herald

Roglic caps Slovenia's run with Olympic time trial win...

Primoz Roglic capped an incredible month for Slovenian cycling by winning the Olympic time trial on Wednesday. Roglic finished in 55 minutes, 04.19 seconds, adding a gold medal for Slovenia ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 08:23 

Miami Herald

For South Koreans, Olympic medal is only way out of military...

They keep telling themselves the Olympics is no different from any other golf tournament because anything else would only make it harder on Sungjae Im and Si Woo Kim. It's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 07:46 

Miami Herald

British swimmers make relay history; US doesn't even medal...

For the first time in more than a century, Britain claimed a relay gold at the Olympic pool. The United States, shockingly, didn't even make the podium. A dynamic quartet ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 07:41 

Miami Herald

Ledecky wins gold, Biles drops out of all-around...

Katie Ledecky got her first gold medal of these Olympics, while Simone Biles pulled out of another event she came into the Games favored to win. Ledecky bounced back from ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 07:39 

Miami Herald

US women's water polo team handed rare loss at Olympics...

Maggie Steffens and the United States have dominated women's water polo since the country won its first gold medal in the sport at the 2012 London Olympics. The world is ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 07:30 

Miami Herald

Racism of rioters takes center stage in Jan. 6 hearing...

It had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked police officers not just with makeshift weapons, stun guns and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 07:26 

Miami Herald

'I can die': Medvedev survives extreme heat at Tokyo Games...

Bent over in exhaustion before serving. Resting on his racket between points. Grasping for a rubber tube blowing cool air next to his seat on changeovers. Two medical timeouts and ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 06:48 

Miami Herald

Ohtani hits MLB-best 36th HR but Angels routed by Rockies...

Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 36th home run, one of the few highlights for the Los Angeles Angels in a 12-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 06:48 

Miami Herald

USOPC leader: 'Thrilled' Biles felt safe to make decision...

In a way, the massive upheaval that upended the U.S. Olympic world over the past five years was designed for the sort of moment Simone Biles faced. Not long after ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 06:46 

Miami Herald

Covert joins all those Hall of Famers he made look good...

Jimbo Covert made his name by making others famous first. Maybe that explains the wait. He was recruited by Jimmy Johnson and finished up at Pitt just in time to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 06:43 

Miami Herald

Van Vleuten gets revenge for Dutch, wins Olympic time trial...

Annemiek van Vleuten experienced a wide range of emotions after her silver medal in the Olympic road race. Embarrassment. Disappointment. Just the slightest bit of joy. There was nothing but ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 06:41 

Miami Herald

Toro HR hours after trading sides, but Astros beat Mariners...

Abraham Toro homered for Seattle against the team that traded him across the diamond during batting practice, but the Houston Astros held off a ninth-inning rally to beat the Mariners ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 05:43 

Miami Herald

Tokyo Olympics: A success? A failure? And how to judge?...

Will it be a success? A failure? Or none of the above? It will take something much more nuanced than those basic notions to assess the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics when ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 05:35 

Miami Herald

Olympics Latest: Skateboarder struggles in isolation hotel...

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Quarantined Olympic skateboarder Candy Jacobs says she's ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 05:31 

Miami Herald

Tatis' monster 2-run homer helps Padres beat Athletics 7-4...

Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a monster 440-foot, two-run homer, Manny Machado added a three-run shot and Adam Frazier had two hits and two runs in his debut for the San ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 05:13 

Miami Herald

"Just proud": Ledecky finally wins gold at Tokyo Olympics...

When Katie Ledecky finally saw that familiar number next to her name, the emotions flooded to the surface at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. She tumbled over the lane rope to ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 05:00 

Miami Herald

Sports on TV: Wednesday, July 28, 2021...

BASEBALL TIME TV MLB: St. Louis @ Cleveland 1 p.m. MLBN MLB: Oakland @ San Diego 4 p.m. MLBN MLB: Miami @ Baltimore 7 p.m. BSFL MLB: N.Y. Yankees @ ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:47 

Miami Herald

Tropical storm to bring rain, wind, waves to northeast Japan...

An offshore tropical storm brought wind and rain to the Tokyo region and affected some Olympic events Tuesday as it headed toward northeastern Japan, where stormier conditions were forecast. The ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:47 

Miami Herald

Ohtani goes 7, hits RBI single as Angels top Rockies 6-2...

At least in his own manager's view, Shohei Ohtani is running away with the AL MVP award. Ohtani pitched seven strong innings and hit an early RBI single as the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:47 

Miami Herald

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants, Yankees-Rays, Rangers reeling...

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN The Dodgers and Giants are back at it, renewing their long-standing rivalry in San Francisco with ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:46 

Miami Herald

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident...

Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77. Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:45 

Miami Herald

Braves to take on Mets on the road...

Atlanta Braves (49-51, third in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (53-45, first in the NL East) Flushing, Queens; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Charlie Morton (9-3, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 04:28 

Miami Herald

Xavien Howard asked Dolphins to move money to 2021 rather than seek new deal...

One day before he went public with his trade request, Miami Dolphins All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard and his agent David Canter talked with the team one final time to try ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 03:48 

Miami Herald

PulteGroup: Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

PulteGroup Inc. (PHM) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $503.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had net income of $1.90. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 03:48 

Miami Herald

Pacific Premier Bancorp: Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. (PPBI) on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $96.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 03:48 

Miami Herald

IOC to adapt refugee athletes program to counter criticism...

Refugee athletes need to be given more chances to compete and earn money in international sports, the IOC said Tuesday following criticism from runners who left the Olympic program. Several ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 03:48 

Miami Herald

Graphic Packaging: Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

Graphic Packaging Holding Co. (GPK) on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $38 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had profit of 13 cents. Earnings, adjusted for ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 03:48 

Miami Herald

Shipping continues at blistering pace, UPS earns $2.7B in Q2...

UPS had another strong quarter with shipments to homes continuing at a brisk pace, though revenue at home, its biggest market, was a little weaker than some had expected. Shares ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 02:46 

Miami Herald

Fiji to play Australia, US to meet Britain in rugby 7s QFs...

Olympic champion Jerry Tuwai keeps repeating the mantra that Fiji treats every game as a final. Now Fiji's Olympic rugby sevens title defense really does hinge on every game it ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 02:46 

Miami Herald

AP News in Brief at 12:03 a.m. EDT...

California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 02:46 

Miami Herald

GLIMPSES: At Olympic beaches, surf's definitely up...

On the beach about 60 miles east of Tokyo, Olympic surfers are enjoying waves created by an approaching typhoon that has disrupted some outdoor events — and made the proceedings ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 02:46 

Miami Herald

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants, Yankees-Rays, Rangers reeling...

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ HERE WE GO AGAIN The Dodgers and Giants are back at it, renewing their long rivalry in San Francisco with ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 02:41 

Miami Herald

Tropical storm dumps rain on northern Japan, spares Olympics...

A tropical storm brought strong winds and heavy rain to Japan's northern coast Wednesday after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:42 

Miami Herald

Dolphins star CB Xavien Howard requests to be traded after reporting for first day of training camp...

Xavien Howard showed up for work Tuesday morning strictly to avoid the NFL's $50,000 a day fine players are now subjected to for holding out. But that doesn't mean his ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:42 

Miami Herald

Georgia man pleads guilty to four Asian spa killings, is sentenced to life...

ATLANTA — The Georgia man accused of killing eight people at three metro Atlanta spas — including six women of Asian descent — pleaded guilty Tuesday to four counts of ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:38 

Miami Herald

The Latest: Nevada orders indoor mask use for its cities...

LAS VEGAS — Nevada officials are re-imposing a mask mandate for indoor public spaces in the state's cities in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus amid a ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:32 

Miami Herald

LA requires city workers to get vaccinated or regular tests...

Los Angeles will require city employees to show proof vaccination against COVID-19 or be regularly tested, officials said Tuesday, a policy in line with a new state rule announced by ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:32 

Miami Herald

The play-in tournament officially returning to NBA in 2022...

The NBA's play-in tournament is back for at least one more season. As expected, the league's board of governors gave approval Tuesday to the plan that would bring back the ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:31 

Miami Herald

Darcel Rockett: Simone Biles made a decision to allow herself some breathing space. The world should pay attention....

CHICAGO — Spoiler alert: Simone Biles did one vault at the Tokyo Olympic Games and then said no more for today. She pulled out of the Team USA Gymnastics event ... Click to Continue...

 2021-07-28 01:31 

Miami Herald

Spa shootings: A timeline of events that left 8 dead in the Atlanta area...

ATLANTA — The shootings that killed eight people March 16 were roughly 30 miles apart at three spas in Cherokee and Fulton counties. The suspect, 22-year-old Robert Aaron Long, was ... Click to Continue...

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