News Roundup: Could 3 a.m. Last Calls Extend Beyond the Grove?

  • The proud fight to roll back Coconut Grove drinking hours to 5 a.m. continues, but Commissioner Marc Sarnoff thinks it's still a good idea and, in fact, wants to look into limiting drinking hours in other areas of the city. [NBCMiami]
  • New commish Richard Dunn tried to make peace with Spence-Jones supporters at a town-hall meeting. [WSVN]
  • A man carrying a Haitian passport tried to cross I-95 on foot during rush hour and was hit and killed by a pickup truck and then another car. [Herald]
  • A woman driving a stolen car hit a Miami Police officer. She tried to run, but cops tasered her. [CBS4]
  • Miami Beach Police have been told not to take off-hours jobs, which has a lot of them upset considering all the opportunities the Super Bowl brings. [CBS4]
Sports
  • Michael Beasley's hyperextended knee might keep him idle for the rest of the Heat's road trip. [Herald]
  • Chad Ochocinco hopes he'll be able to kick the ball during the Pro Bowl. If that wasn't interesting enough, he calls his punting alter ego "Esteban." [CP]
  • Ochocinco is a hometown boy, but maybe we'd rather see the Dolphins' Dan Carpenter kick for the AFC. He just got added to the roster. [NBCMiami]
  • The Canes' Jimmy Graham, who played football for one year after playing basketball for four, is attracting a lot of NFL attention at the Senior Bowl. [NBCMiami]

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Kyle Munzenrieder