Sports College & Professional at Miami Herald

Today News


Jeter talk to the media during spring training


Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter talks to the media during spring training on Feb. 19, 2018. … Click to Continue »

Capitals acquire D Michal Kempny in trade with Blackhawks


Capitals coach Barry Trotz said teams can't have enough defensive depth in discussing Washington acquiring Michal Kempny in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday. In exchange for Kempny, … Click to Continue »

Wrigley Field renovations making progress as 2018 begins


Wrigley Field will still feel plenty familiar to Chicago Cubs fans this season even as the 104-year-old ballpark undergoes more major renovations. Cubs owner Tom Ricketts, optimistic about chasing the … Click to Continue »

Adam Rippon turns down NBC gig to remain an Olympian through the Games


Well, at least NBC will still be able to interview Adam Rippon, right? In a reversal of news she had broken earlier on Sunday, USA Today’s Christine Brennan reported that … Click to Continue »

Marlins owner Bruce Sherman: ‘We’re building something for the long haul’


Marlins majority owner Bruce Sherman said he knows that some of the trades made during the winter have been unpopular, but that he and his investment partners have supported every … Click to Continue »

MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks


Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than a year … Click to Continue »

Native images in exhibit questions how America is defined


Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of American Indians … Click to Continue »

His heart in Florida, Rizzo rejoins Cubs after mournful trip


Anthony Rizzo's parents were among the first homeowners in Parkland, Florida. The Chicago Cubs first baseman has watched his tight-knit community grow and change dramatically. He remembers as a boy … Click to Continue »

Martin Schmidt quits as coach of struggling Wolfsburg


Martin Schmidt has quit as coach of relegation-troubled Wolfsburg with 11 rounds of the Bundesliga remaining. The Volkswagen-backed club says it accepted Schmidt's resignation on Monday "after an intensive and … Click to Continue »

LSU enters poll for first time in 4 years; UConn still No. 1


LSU is back in the women's AP Top 25 for the first time in four years while UConn and Mississippi State continue to lead the poll. The Tigers came back … Click to Continue »


Virginia stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25; Duke jumps to 5th


Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title, while Duke made a big jump after a … Click to Continue »

A LeBron-Miami reunion? At least a few NBA players believe it’s possible

Miami Herald / Sports

It’s not just Max Kellerman who thinks LeBron James returning to the Miam Heat makes sense. According to a poll on ESPN.com involving 48 NBA players that came out Monday, … Click to Continue »

Alex Presley, Orioles agree to minor league contract


Alex Presley and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a minor league contract, and the outfielder will report to major league spring training. The 32-year-old has a .263 average in … Click to Continue »

Spanish police clear West Brom players accused of taxi theft


Police in Spain have cleared four West Bromwich Albion players who were being investigated for the theft of a taxi in Barcelona last week. Catalonia's regional police said on Monday … Click to Continue »

Italy VAR chief: Incidents to be shown on stadium screens


Decisions which have been changed on video review could soon be shown on the giant screens in Italian stadiums, offering soccer fans more clarity. The video assistant referee system was … Click to Continue »


Vikings hire ex-Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing


The Minnesota Vikings have hired Todd Downing as a senior offensive assistant, bringing him back to his hometown team after serving last year as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders. … Click to Continue »

Duke students challenge Kryzyzewskiville policies


Several Duke University students have filed a complaint about the tent city where they line up for basketball tickets, saying it discriminates against people with hearing difficulties. The Duke Chronicle … Click to Continue »

Ex-Utah St football player wants sexual assault trial moved


A former Utah State University football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women is trying to get his jury trial moved. The Salt Lake Tribune reports Skye Lazaro, the attorney … Click to Continue »

Former Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton ready to embrace the Yankees’ ‘winning culture’

Miami Herald / Sports

Giancarlo Stanton — former Marlin, current New York Yankee — didn’t have to report to Tampa’s Steinbrenner Field until Sunday. But there he was Friday, two days early, to get … Click to Continue »

AP Interview: Captain Cahill shoulders latest Chelsea drama


Assuming the captaincy from John Terry with Chelsea as Premier League champions should have been a smooth transition for Gary Cahill. The Premier League trophy had just been regained relatively … Click to Continue »

After battling for a roster spot, this pitcher is vying to be the Opening Day starter

Miami Herald / Sports

When you watch Jose Urena go about his business, the calm demeanor hardly changes. There’s a quiet calm to the 26-year-old Marlins’ right-handed pitcher on the mound or in the … Click to Continue »

Ex-soccer coach jailed for 30 yrs for abusing young players


A former English youth soccer coach was jailed Monday for 30 years for abusing 12 young footballers after the judge called him the "devil incarnate." Barry Bennell, a former coach … Click to Continue »


French ice dancer undone by wardrobe malfunction on live TV


Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: The Pyeongchang Olympics have had more wardrobe malfunctions than a Super Bowl halftime show, the latest on live television Sunday … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Norway wins 2 gold, Canada and Germany share 1

Miami Herald / News

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Canada set up yet another gold medal game against the United States in women's hockey, and had to share … Click to Continue »

Johansson leads Norway to Olympic ski jumping team title


The red handlebar mustache finally has a golden accoutrement. After winning two bronze medals at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Robert Johansson helped Norway win the large hill team ski jumping title … Click to Continue »

Americans off to slow start in sliding, aim at turnaround


The U.S. wasn't exactly counting on getting a medal in two-man bobsledding at the Olympics, which isn't a surprise given how the Americans have claimed only one in the last … Click to Continue »

Fit to be tied: Canada, Germany share 2-man bobsled gold


Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz were thoroughly confused when they crossed the finish line. They knew they had just won an Olympic gold medal for Canada, and were puzzled why … Click to Continue »

Once again, US will meet Canada for women's hockey gold


The United States will play for a gold medal in women's hockey for the third straight Olympics. Four-time defending champion Canada will be waiting for them. The Americans had a … Click to Continue »


Here’s how the Panthers are paying tribute to Stoneman Douglas

Miami Herald / Sports

The Florida Panthers began wearing helmet decals and jersey patches during their road game at Calgary on Saturday night to pay tribute to the victims of the school shooting at … Click to Continue »