Soccer stud David Beckham was in Miami Tuesday working on his plans to bring Major League Soccer to the Magic City.
Rakeem Buckles scored 20 points and hauled in a game-high 11 rebounds and Florida International held off a late Kennesaw State rally to win 66-58 Sunday.
Shane Tucker rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns, including a 48-yard breakaway sprint, to help drive Middle Tennessee to a 48-0 rout over Florida International on Saturday.
Earlier this year, Miami-Dade engineers sounded the alarm over Key Biscayne bridges that are actually crumbling into the ocean. In a panic, nearly $31 million dollars was shelled out for emergency repairs. Now documents uncovered by CBS4 reveal another set of bridges supposedly next to crumble and the tab to fix it is much bigger.
The legendary comedy “Blazing Saddles” featured the line, “What in the wide, wide world of sports is going on here.” While that line was uttered in the 1970’s, it perfectly fits the state of college and pro football in Florida.
The Florida International University Panthers have won only one game this season and things don’t look any easier this weekend when the East Carolina Pirates come to South Florida to play at FIU.
Freshman Silas Spearman III rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns and Austin Taylor kicked a 27-yard field goal with 6 minutes, 53 seconds, left in the game that gave the Golden Panthers a 24-23 victory over the Golden Eagles.
College football fans have sometimes joked about a mythical bowl game called the Toilet Bowl between the two worst teams in the country. This Saturday, two of the worst teams in the country will be on the same field and someone will walk away with its first victory of the year.
A proposal that would allow Miami-Dade County to ask voters to bolster funding for a local state college and university is back, for a fourth time, before a tax-resistant, Republican-dominated Legislature.
Florida International University’s football team is teetering on complete irrelevance as the worst team in college football and the men’s basketball team is ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to academics. But, according to FIU president Mark Rosenberg, the schools is not considering any change with regards to head football coach Ron Turner or athletic director Pete Garcia.