| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday that could provide an taxpayer infusion for Orlando's planned soccer stadium and other sports stadium projects statewide.
The bill, HB 7095, passed the Florida Legislature on the last day of...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:24 PM
An effort to require sports teams vying for taxpayer money for stadium projects to face more competition and scrutiny stalled, then advanced Thursday afternoon in the Florida Senate.
After more than 30 minutes of debate, the bill was temporarily...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Soccer star David Beckham's trouble finding a home for a 20,000-seat stadium in downtown Miami has him looking north, Broward County officials say.
Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief says she's asked all 31 cities to come forward with a list of possible...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Ten of the 23 players selected to the U.S. World Cup team play their club games in Major League Soccer, the league that stands as the legacy of the 1994 tournament, the only World Cup played in this country. So who are the most decorated MLS vets to...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Yes, there is lots of soccer enthusiasm because of the World Cup.
And yes, David Beckham is charming.
But a word to Broward public officials: wary. Be wary of going all in to lure Beckham to the county as home for his new soccer stadium.
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Some may question Kaká's celebrity, but this photo shows the kind of sway he still holds in the soccer world.
Orlando City's designated player took in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro with two other legends of the game: Pelé,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Thursday's inaugural Kids' Choice Sports Awards, Nickelodeon's spin-off of the annual Kids' Choice Awards, went about just as well as an event for children could. Hosted by "Live! with Kelly and Michael" host and former New York Giant Michael Strahan, the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Fair deals: The 2014 OC Fair, with the theme "Summer Starts Here," opens Friday at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Here's your one-stop savings guide, so you can keep more money to spend on a Krispy Kreme triple cheeseburger. (Yep, it's a thing —...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In soccer-mad England, some fans and media cannot resist placing a designated player on a pedestal so they can try to knock him off.
As former teen wunderkind Wayne Rooney, who succeeded David Beckham atop the perch, pushes 30, he carries the dual...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Musician Alicia Keys has signed on to her first beauty campaign, as the celebrity face of Givenchy's new Dahlia Divin fragrance, set to debut in September. [WWD]
Maria Sharapova, winner of the women's singles in the French Open, attended the Wimbledon...
| Jun 22, 2014
The Body Art Expo, which bills itself as the world's largest tattoo convention, has set up shop this weekend on family-friendly Navy Pier. Tattoos have come a long way since being a sure sign of irresponsible behavior or youthful mistakes. Here are 10...