David Beckham has admitted, in the most British way possible, that his dreams for a waterfront soccer stadium in downtown Miami might be impossible. Yes, he's admitted to being "cheeky." He now appears ready to compromise for a not-quite-dream site. See also: David Beckham Considering Old Miami Her ... More >>
David Beckham keeps having possible soccer stadium sites waved in front of him only to see them snatched away. The latest idea: building a stadium on the old site of the Miami Herald building, though that plan certainly seems like a stretch.
Last time Miami got a Major League Soccer team, it actually played in Fort Lauderdale. Could history be repeating itself? The Miami Herald reports David Beckham and his Miami Beckham United partners are set to talk to Broward County commissioners about the possibility of building a stadium there. ... More >>
Sure, most of us are paying attention to what's going on in an existing soccer stadium an entire continent away as of this writing, but the future of a brand new soccer stadium right here in Miami is still very much a floating issue. Yesterday, County Commissioner Xavier L. Suarez released his own ... More >>
With Museum Park out of the equation, the future location of David Beckham's soccer stadium is up in the air. Well, Rep. Joe Garcia has a great idea. He sent a letter to the Beckham team and other local officials this week bringing up the idea of building a stadium in Homestead or Florida City, of ... More >>
Miami-Dade voters are at a virtual standstill when it comes to David Beckham's proposed plans to fill in the FEC boat slip next to American Airlines Arena and build a new soccer stadium on it. According to a Benedixen and Associates poll commissioned by the Miami Herald, 45 percent are against the i ... More >>
"There has never been a player-owner, but maybe?" David Beckham says during a BBC documentary set to air next week, and that's all it takes to fuel speculation that the retired superstar may be considering playing for the team he brings to Miami. See also: Miami Hurricanes Will Not Be Moving Into B ... More >>
The men work quickly in the cool emerald light. The thin one wields a hammer and chisel, deftly removing one prized piece after another. He passes them to his stockier accomplice, who stuffs them into a bag slung over his shoulder. Between the two of them, they look like Santa Claus and his elfish h ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes football team will not be moving to a stadium closer to their Coral Gables campus anytime soon. After pondering the idea of joining forces with David Beckham's MLS team to split a new stadium, the school has decided it will stay put at Sun Life Stadium. That's not much of a su ... More >>
Yesterday we reported that building David Beckham's downtown soccer stadium will have a hidden cost: the marine life currently living in the FEC boat slip. Although on its surface foul, the boat slip is actually home to some incredible animals, according to Coral Morphologic co-founder Colin Foord. ... More >>
Less than a week after David Beckham unveiled his ambitious plan for a Major League Soccer stadium atop the FEC boat slip downtown, the location was back in the headlines yesterday. One politician was angry with other politicians for slipping the slip stuff past him, or something. There is real new ... More >>
Yesterday, David Beckham's team of investors and real estate advisers unveiled an ambitious plan to build a soccer stadium atop what is now a boat slip on Biscayne Bay. "We want to bring the world's greatest game to the world's greatest city," said Beckham's Bolivian billionaire business partner, Ma ... More >>
Whether David Beckham doubles down on his plan to build a Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami or shifts his attention to the boat slip near Museum Park, one thing is increasingly clear: Voters will get their chance to support or scupper the idea. That means you're the ref. Will you let Becks p ... More >>
David Beckham's aspirations for a new Major League Soccer stadium at PortMiami have lately been going about as well as Liverpool's title chase. That's an English soccer joke, people. They're not going well! Faced with stiff opposition from Royal Caribbean and competing developers, Beckham's proposal ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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