| 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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:44 AM
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida House on Friday passed a plan to force future sports stadium projects to jockey against each other when they come to the Legislature seeking taxpayer subsidies.
The bill, HB 7095, has immediate ramifications for $600...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A bit of advice for Broward County officials who may be trying to lure David Beckham and his proposed 20,000-seat soccer stadium:
Be wary. And look before you leap.
Yes, Beckham is very charming, and there's been a spike in the sport since the World...
| 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.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the league announced Saturday.
Garber, 56, who has led MLS for 15 years, has undergone a series of comprehensive tests and doctors say the cancer has not spread. Garber...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- House Speaker Will Weatherford said Thursday he didn't support a plan that could allow Orlando's professional soccer backers secure state tax dollars for a future stadium as soon as this summer.
Both the House and Senate are nearing floor...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Shameless plug alert: I'll be appearing this weekend on Issues, the weekly public affairs show on local PBS affiliate WPBT-Ch. 2 hosted by Helen Ferre.
I'll be talking about David Beckham's pitch to bring soccer to Miami, along with the issue of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Kelly Rowland's cute short bob came about when she fried her hair in a home coloring accident and sought out Beyonce's hairstylist, Neal Farinah, for help, Rowland tells People magazine. [People]
Nick Cannon showed off his new -- and much talked about...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
David Beckham, whose oversized contract caused Major League Soccer to create exceptions to its salary cap in 2007, now says the ceiling for what teams can pay players should be thrown out altogether.
This season the cap is set at $3.1 million per team...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:52 PM
David Miller said he recently got a call from Andre Reed, who, of course, is set to become a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer.
"I hadn't talked to Andre since we were teammates at South Mountain Junior High," Miller said. "He's living...