Florida House Leaders Target Stadiums On Public LandA ban on professional sports franchises building or renovating stadiums on publicly owned land is ready to go to the full Florida House.
Officials Feel Misled By MLS On Orlando StadiumMonths after approving $20 million in tourism tax money to help build an $84 million soccer-specific stadium in downtown Orlando, several county officials that approved that funding say they were misled about the requirements Major League Soccer said were necessary to award to the city a franchise.
Beckham To Consider Alternate Site For Proposed MLS StadiumThere could be a change of venue for the David Beckham’s proposed MLS stadium.
Pot, Stadiums, Trauma All Trade Bait? The volume on the fourth floor outside the House and Senate chambers is reaching a crescendo. Lobbyists are jockeying for positions in front of the chamber doors as lawmakers emerge for quick pow-wows. It's all part of the last-minute frenzy as, in the words of powerful Sen. John Thrasher, "bills are dying."
Senate Looks At Ranking Stadium Proposals Major League Soccer, spring training baseball and the Miami Dolphins are all in play in a Senate measure that would rank stadium funding projects.
Report: Negotiations Set To Start For Miami MLS StadiumNegotiations are set to begin Tuesday between Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s office and soccer icon David Beckham’s team of investors for the construction of a new soccer-only stadium in the Magic City.
Miami Loses Bid To Host CFB National Championship GameThe shutout of South Florida from major football championship games continued Monday when the College Football Playoff shunned Miami for Tampa to host the 2017 National Championship Game.
NFL Bag Rule In Effect At UM Vs. FAU GameThe Miami Hurricanes kick off the regular season Friday night at Sun Life Stadium and while the tailgating rules haven't changed; there is a new bag policy in effect.
Dolphins Sell Naming Right To Club Level SeatsThe Miami Dolphins confirmed Monday that the team has sold the naming rights to the club level seats at Sun Life Stadium to Bank United.
NFL & Associated Press Tangle Over ColumnIn a battle of heavyweights of their respective industries, it doesn’t get much bigger than the Associated Press versus the NFL. That’s exactly the battle unfolding Wednesday after the NFL took major exception with a column the AP released.
Miami Loses Both Super BowlsThe National Football League sent a message to South Florida and any other city hoping to host the Super Bowl Tuesday: put together public funding for our stadiums or don’t expect to host the big game.
NFL To Award Super Bowls 50 & 51 This WeekIt’s almost anti-climactic for South Florida at this point, but Tuesday, NFL owners will meet in Boston and vote on the sites to hold Super Bowl’s L and LI.
What Now For Dolphins And Sun Life?The Miami Dolphins’ plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium died in the Florida House Friday. The defeat could end up costing South Florida millions of dollars in revenue from future Super Bowl’s and left fans in the area asking, what now?
Sun Life Stadium Bill Dies In LegislatureThe future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
One Day Left To Pass Sun Life Stadium BillThe Florida House of Representatives adjourned for the day Thursday around 5:45 p.m. without taking up the Sun Life Stadium renovation bill. But, some late maneuvering in the Senate Thursday helped get the stadium bill closer to a vote in the House.