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Miami Hurricanes guard Chris Lykes decides to turn pro

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — Dynamic 5-foot-7 Miami Hurricanes guard Chris Lykes has decided to turn pro after a senior season limited to two games because of an ankle injury. Lykes' size makes him a long shot for the NBA, but he'll earn his degree this spring and wants to ...

AP source: Nuggets acquiring Gordon from Magic

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have made another aggressive move at the trade deadline by acquiring Aaron Gordon from the Orlando Magic, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said Thursday. In exchange, the Magic receive veteran shooting guard Gary ...

AP source: Vucevic being traded by Magic to Bulls

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer All-Star forward Nikola Vucevic is being traded from the Orlando Magic to the Chicago Bulls, a person with knowledge of the deal said Thursday. Vucevic and Al-Farouq Aminu are going to the Bulls in exchange for Wendell Carter Jr. and two future ...

Playmaker Tre Mann declares for NBA, says goodbye to Florida

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Tre Mann, the program's best one-on-one playmaker since Jason Williams more than two decades ago, is leaving school early and turning pro. Mann is expected to hire an agent and does not intend to return to college. ...

Buccaneers’ Super Bowl film showcases Brady and Tampa Bay D

By JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer NFL Films has been chronicling Tom Brady's career since he entered the league in 2000. Somehow, they always seem to be new things to reveal. That is the case with this year's Super Bowl film, chronicling Brady's seventh championship and his first with the Tampa ...

Heat to open vaccinated-only sections for fans on April 1

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Vaccinated fans will soon have their own sections at Miami Heat games. The Heat announced plans Tuesday to open two sections in their lower bowl only for fully vaccinated fans starting with an April 1 game against Golden State. They are the ...

Young Marlins look build on surprising 2020 run to playoffs

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins were beginning to arrive at camp for the start of spring training when left-hander Daniel Castano ran into Don Mattingly, the 2020 National League manager of the year. "First thing when I saw Skip, I congratulated him on his ...

Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last month. "Happy to report that I am back home and continuing my recovery," ...

UFC intends to welcome fans next month in Jacksonville

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer The UFC intends to stage a pay-per-view show in front of an arena full of fans on April 24 in Jacksonville, Florida. UFC President Dana White announced his plan on social media Monday to stage an event in front of North American fans for the first time since ...

AP source: QB Fitzpatrick agrees to sign with Washington

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer Washington has agreed to sign veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal cannot be official until the new league ...