Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke tackles the groupie culture among Miami politicians. In Miami, having a celebrity as a frontman practically guarantees politicia ... More >>
David Beckham's Miami soccer group has already made it clear that the southern tip of PortMiami is their preferred location for a new soccer stadium, and with the release of the first batch of artistic renderings this morning, it's clear why. The stadium, as they envision it at least, would have spe ... More >>
We still don't have much of a clue as to what David Beckham's Miami MLS team will actually look like, but we do know who won't be designing their kits: Victoria Beckham. Granted, the former pop singer turned designer is known more for cocktail dresses and purses than mesh shorts, but the New York ... More >>
The fact that the Miami Hurricanes are stuck playing 21 miles away from campus in Sun Life Stadium sucks. The likelihood of the team ever getting their own stadium is slim. It's a situation without many solutions, so news that there's at least some interest in the Hurricanes perhaps becoming a tenan ... More >>
File this under: "It comes from a British tabloid, but it almost makes sense." UK newspaper The Sun reports that David Beckham is hoping to bring the world's highest-paid soccer player, Cristiano Renaldo, to his MLS team in Miami.
When David Beckham confirmed that he'd be bringing a Major League Soccer team back to Miami last week he unfortunately didn't give us any new details. You know, things like a team name, colors, or shield design. Well, now the Palm Beach Post has obtained a couple of possible team names. The most d ... More >>
Miami, you've been bragging about the wrong things. Sure, it's February, and, of course, the weather outside is sunny and warm. Yes, we've got beaches, ocean views, and, most importantly, David Beckham. But really, what we should be boasting about are our tomatoes. While the rest of the country ... More >>
Despite the fact that Orlando's soccer team is still more than a year away from playing in the MLS and the fact that Miami's MLS team doesn't even exist yet (to the point that it doesn't even have a name), the two future franchises are already bickering. Orlando City SC took the first shot with a ... More >>
David Beckham, to the delight of soccer fans in South Florida, is expected to confirm Wednesday that Major League Soccer will return to Miami, possibly as soon as 2016. Since the Fort Lauderdale Miami Fusion closed up shop in 2001 due to a wide assortment of issues, including a lack of fan support, ... More >>
David Beckham finally formally announced what we all knew: he's bringing an MLS team to the city, with the condition that he find a location to build a stadium. Besides noting that the team would start play in either 2016 or 2017, we didn't get any more details.
David Beckham didn't say much we didn't already know, but damn did he look good. Becks took the PAMM podium in a slate gray suit this morning to officially announce that Major League Soccer's newest team would be in Miami. "Miami... is a vibrant city. It's a city with a lot of passion," he said, de ... More >>
Night owls who felt a very late-night craving for a burger on South Beach early this morning were rewarded with a different kind of beefcake. The sight of David Beckham rolling into to Cheeseburger Baby around 3:40 a.m. See also: David Beckham Eyes Soccer Stadium at Port of Miami
Almost 12 years ago, Major League Soccer announced it was shuttering the financially faltering Miami Fusion. Fast-forward to today, and sometime in the next 24 hours the league is expected to announce it's officially re-entering the market with a David Beckham-owned team. Back on that fateful Janu ... More >>
Soccer fans in Miami shouldn't have to wait much longer. Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced today that he expects an official announcement to be made on David Beckham's plans to bring the league back to Miami sometime in the next 30 days.
The official deadline for David Beckham to exercise his option to own a Major League Soccer team is tomorrow, and yet there's still been no official announcement. Until then we're just relying on rumors, leaks, unofficial chatter and tabloid reports. At least Britain's the Daily Star is carrying a ... More >>
Yesterday, the normally somnolent Miami-Dade County commissioners were downright ebullient. It was like watching a bunch of hapless nerds finally get the attention of a cool kid, and that cool kid happened to be named David Beckham, and he totally wanted to hang. "Go, soccer!" Commissioner Juan Zap ... More >>
Earlier this week, David Beckham's investment group, Beckham Brand Limited, officially registered a new corporate entity in Miami called Miami Beckham United, which has led some to believe that this odd title could be the name of the Major League Soccer team he eventually brings to Miami.
With a looming deadline on his contract option to buy an MLS team, it may seem that its Miami or bust for David Beckham. Though, in the latest issue of Sport magazine, the print arm of British sports radio network Talksport, Beckham downplays that his franchise will necessarily be in the 305.
Well, we all know that David Beckham is working to make the dream of bringing a Major League Soccer team to Miami a reality, and we all know that he has a December 31 deadline to do so. Now Beckham has officially confirmed that he hopes to make an announcement by January 1.
One of the major hurdles in David Beckham's quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to South Florida is deciding on a place for the team to play. While reports suggest the team would start play at either FIU Stadium, Marlins Park or Sun Life Stadium, the long-term plan is to build a new soccer-spe ... More >>
Yesterday, at a rally officially announcing that a Major League Soccer team is coming to Orlando, league Commissioner Don Garber had a bit of bad news for the assembled Orlando fans. "This is the beginning for us in Florida," Garber told the crowd last night. "We hope to have a couple rivals for y ... More >>
LeBron James and David Beckham are two of the biggest global sports stars of the last decade, and according to a British tabloid report the two may be teaming up. The Mail on Sunday reports that James may become a business partner in Beckham's long rumored Miami-based MLS franchise.
Through a number of rumors, chatters andunsourced reportsits seemed kind of all-but-official by now, but, hey, now the Associated Press is reporting that David Beckham has officially decided to exercise his option to own an MLS team by plopping it right down here in Miami. Though this one comes with ... More >>
David Beckham himself commented on reports that he's pursuing an MLS team in Miami, noting that it's "something I'm very interested in" during a live Facebook event from London today. Which gave a writer at Yahoo!'s Eurosports blog the opportunity to declare Miami the worst sports town in America ... More >>
On Monday, ESPN reported that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is planning to partner with David Beckham to try to bring an MLS expansion team to Miami. MLS commissioner Don Garber, meanwhile, has said that three of the four expansion sites after New York City FC have been "spoken for." Miami, Orlando ... More >>
David Beckham Major League Soccer contract came with a clause that he'd be able to purchase an MLS franchise of his own one day. It's been no secret that he's been scouting Miami as a potential location over the past few month. British tabloid the Daily Mail reports that Beckham is moving forward wi ... More >>
Much like Parks & Recreation's illustrious Tom Haverford, the Brits have all kinds of adorable terminology for their daily eats. OK, so maybe they beat him to the name game by like, 400 years, but either way, phrases like "bangers" (British) and "chicky chicky parm parm" (Tom-ish) are hard not to lo ... More >>
Atlanta is getting a Major League Soccer team. Several reports today suggest that the deal is all but done. Which, in a way, is good news for Miami soccer fans, as it suggests the MLS is serious about bringing the league back to the South with Atlanta, Orlando, and Miami as their main targets. Thoug ... More >>
Last night was a bit of a turd in the punchbowl for Major League Soccer, as the MLS All Stars lost to Roma 3-1 in Kansas City. But if there was a silver lining to that turd (let's leave the metaphor there), it was that MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced at halftime that the league would add four ... More >>
Two months after David Beckham jetted to Miami to meet with a Bolivian billionaire and tour stadiums around Dade County, reports are trickling out of Britain this week suggesting that South Florida soccer fans' hopes might just be true. Becks is close to announcing that's he's going to start an MLS ... More >>
David Beckham was there. So was Justin Bieber, who dressed like a leather daddy to celebrate the return of Arrested Development. But of all the famous faces who peppered the crowd at last night's Game Seven against Indiana, it was Flo Rida, his gigantic Jesus piece, and his manager who stole the sho ... More >>
Miami futbol fans salivating over the Spain vs. Haiti friendly next month at Sun Life Stadium may want to put on their adult diapers before reading this headline: David Beckham himself is coming to Miami this week to meet a billionaire financier to discuss bringing a Major League Soccer franchise ba ... More >>
Valentine's Day, the one day of the year that obligates Americans to get all sexy and romantic, is a week away. Whether you've been with your little honey pot for a few weeks or a few decades, the holiday can be a great excuse to use "more than words to show [him or her] how you feel," as the wise r ... More >>
Earlier this month, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber spoke to a group of supporters hoping to bring the league back to Miami and basically said, "You're a nice city and all, but we're not even going to think about giving you another team unless you start acting like you deserve it.'" B ... More >>
Picture this: You're channel-surfing when you see a weird mixture of characters in what looks like a scene from Star Wars. Daft Punk is hanging out with the droids, Snoop Dogg is chilling with Obi-Wan Kenobi and seems to be mimicking a Jedi, and they're all hanging out at the local cantina to watch ... More >>
Daniel ToshFort Lauderdale ImprovBetter than: Granny takes a squirtBefore I begin, I want you all to know that I had absolutely no date to bring to see Daniel Tosh. Not that my friends didn't want to go see the host of Comedy Central's surprisingly good clip show, Tosh.0. It's just that everybody ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThe only elongated yelp wannabe soccer announcers in Miami will be proclaiming anytime soon is, "Nooooooooooooooooooo!" As in no "gooooooooool!" Major League Soccer, FC Barcelona, and Marcelo Claure jointly announced today that a plan to bring an expansion team to Miami ... More >>
Unless, of course, he's toxic; then leave the dude.
As gatekeepers to the illustrious Night & Day section, we have email inboxes that are assaulted with party flyers alllll day long. Some advertise nondescript functions that should never be discussed beyond a church bulletin board and others are cool as hell. But every once in a while we get one ... More >>
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