David Beckham 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 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