soccer http://wlrn.org en Beckham Wants PortMiami http://wlrn.org/post/beckham-wants-portmiami <p>It’s official: David Beckham’s Major League Soccer group has announced it wants to build its stadium on the southwest corner of PortMiami. But there are concerns the road to complete the stadium in that location might be a bit congested.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With a view of the Miami skyline, the current conception of the stadium has about 24,000 seats. Which, for some downtown residents and port officials, equals cars -- a lot more cars.</span></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:12:31 +0000 Wilson Sayre 29738 at http://wlrn.org Beckham Wants PortMiami Why Beckham's Soccer Team Would Not Meet The Miami Fusion's Fate http://wlrn.org/post/why-beckhams-soccer-team-would-not-meet-miami-fusions-fate <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-25c315a5-bb48-8eff-b757-5d117f2d8faa"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Soccer brings people together around the world unlike any other sport. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:02:33 +0000 Bernard Hacker 29152 at http://wlrn.org Why Beckham's Soccer Team Would Not Meet The Miami Fusion's Fate Beckham's Charm Offensive To Bring Soccer To Miami http://wlrn.org/post/beckhams-charm-offensive-bring-soccer-miami <p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:00:22 +0000 Elaine Chen 27562 at http://wlrn.org Beckham's Charm Offensive To Bring Soccer To Miami PHOTOS: Beckham Announces Soccer Franchise For Miami http://wlrn.org/post/photos-beckham-announces-soccer-franchise-miami <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Retired soccer superstar&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beckham announced Wednesday at the Perez Art Museum Miami that he will establish a Major League Soccer franchise in the city. After the sport folded in South Florida in 2001, Beckham will bring back a new team and a new stadium.</span></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 03:58:52 +0000 Hillary Lindwall 27496 at http://wlrn.org PHOTOS: Beckham Announces Soccer Franchise For Miami Is There A Humane Way To Execute? http://wlrn.org/post/there-humane-way-execute <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though the legality of the death penalty is settled, the way that we do it is not. Several Florida death row inmates have filed suit to challenge the state’s use of a drug mix they say won’t prevent excruciating pain during the execution.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:31:34 +0000 Elaine Chen 23010 at http://wlrn.org Is There A Humane Way To Execute? Beckham Reportedly Close To Picking Miami For Pro Soccer Franchise http://wlrn.org/post/beckham-reportedly-close-picking-miami-pro-soccer-franchise <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px;">David Beckham continues to target Miami for an expansion Major League Soccer team, and talks with investors are “looking very promising,” according to two sources close to the negotiations. But nothing is final, according to a Beckham spokesman and MLS sources.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:19:35 +0000 Michelle Kaufman 22876 at http://wlrn.org Beckham Reportedly Close To Picking Miami For Pro Soccer Franchise The British* Are Paying! Help Us Find The Best Fish And Chips http://wlrn.org/post/british-are-paying-help-us-find-best-fish-and-chips <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">(*Probably the British are paying.)</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A British diplomat and I will be kicking soccer balls at one another this afternoon, specifically penalty kicks (</span>PKs<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.) Loser buys fish and chips, and presumably beer.</span></p><p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This was not my idea. It was Kevin </span>McGurgan’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:43:33 +0000 Kenny Malone 19772 at http://wlrn.org The British* Are Paying! Help Us Find The Best Fish And Chips Are South Floridians 'Soccer Savvy' or Soccer Snobs? http://wlrn.org/post/are-south-floridians-soccer-savvy-or-soccer-snobs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week the attention of the international soccer world was focused on Miami Gardens. Sun Life Stadium hosted the final four matches of the Guinness International Champions Cup, including the championship match in which Real Madrid defeated Chelsea (3-1).</span></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:14:23 +0000 Kenny Malone 18892 at http://wlrn.org Are South Floridians 'Soccer Savvy' or Soccer Snobs? How The MLB Learned About Coral Gables Clinic Biogenesis http://wlrn.org/post/how-mlb-learned-about-coral-gables-clinic-biogenesis <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On The Florida Roundup: From the ball fields of South Dade to Yankee Stadium, Alex Rodriguez fights to stay in baseball. &nbsp;Major League Baseball suspended him for more than a season for using performance-enhancing drugs.</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 18759 at http://wlrn.org How The MLB Learned About Coral Gables Clinic Biogenesis A Fútbol Fashion Guide From The Guinness International Champions Cup http://wlrn.org/post/f-tbol-fashion-guide-guinness-international-champions-cup <p>Real Madrid rather convincingly defeated Chelsea 3-1 Wednesday night, claiming the 2013 Guinness International Champions Cup at Sun Life Stadium.</p><p>A nearly sold-out crowd of&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">67,273 fans turned up for the two-match card that began with a third-place showdown between the Los Angeles Galaxy and AC Milan (0-2).&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yes, there was world-class soccer. And yes it was star-studded (Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Milan's Mario Balotelli&nbsp;both scored in there respective matches).</span></p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:07:55 +0000 Kenny Malone 18688 at http://wlrn.org A Fútbol Fashion Guide From The Guinness International Champions Cup