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Beckham group to start negotiations with Miami for soccer stadium next to Marlins Park

David Beckham and his investors plan to start negotiations with Miami to build a soccer stadium on city land next to Marlins Park, rejecting past concerns about a site they now see as having the potential to be a thriving entertainment district. The University of Miami is not part of the plan, though Beckham partner Marcelo Claure said talks with the college continue to build a big enough stadium to house its football team as well as Major League Soccer. "Obviously we are in conversations with the University of Miami, but we figured we are running out of time," Claure told The Miami Herald on Friday. "MLS has been very clear: if we are going to bring soccer to Miami, it...