Tax refund fraud has kept federal prosecutors in South Florida busy as the crime continues to grow in popularity. Just this year, two former NFL players pleaded guilty to taking part in tax refund fraud. For the victims of the fraud, the prevailing message from the government has been, be patient.
Florida Panthers fans hoping to see the team take the ice this season got a major wakeup call Tuesday when the NHL owners crafted a new collective bargaining proposal that mirrored closely that of the NBA and other sports.
As the NHL owners and the NHL Players Association continue to battle over how to split up their money, the amount of money available to the league continues to shrink.
Miami-Dade County voters this year will have to deal with a complex ballot that is 12 pages long, or six pages front and back. Besides the general elections, voters will also have to navigate a lot of legalese with eleven constitutional amendments on the ballot.
The Florida Panthers and the rest of the National Hockey League should be getting ready to start their preseason schedule. Instead, the owner-imposed lockout has now cost the league its entire preseason.
The Florida Panthers are coming off a division winning season and have real momentum for the future of a franchise that has been an also-ran in recent years. But, that enthusiasm may be gone before it starts thanks to a labor fight in the NHL.
It was suppose to be our year. The year the Miami Heat was posed to compete for an NBA championship. Instead, the American Airlines Arena is dead.
The National Basketball Players Association was supposed to gather in Miami on Tuesday for a union meeting to discuss the ongoing NBA lockout. Instead, the NBPA will be traveling to New York for another round of bargaining sessions.
The souring economy may be taking a chunk out of most people’s pocketbook, but it’s not impacting everyone’s desire to get away as evidenced by Miami-based Carnival Corporation’s latest numbers.
After more than four months of the NFL lockout, NFL Players and team owners have agreed to the terms of a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.