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Deal for David Beckham’s Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

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David Beckham is a big step closer to bringing Major League Soccer back to Miami. In a 9-4 vote Tuesday, Miami-Dade County commissioners decided to allow Miami Beckham United to buy three acres of county land, the final piece in a nine-acre plot on which a 25,000-seat soccer stadium is planned. It’s a big win for the English soccer icon, who has spent four years — and counting — trying to bring Miami an expansion MLS franchise. “Miami is ready,”…

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Bill Edwards ‘more than entertained’ idea of partnership between Rowdies, David Beckham

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For David Beckham, the clock may be running down on a Miami stadium deal for his long-awaited Major League Soccer franchise. But, as Empire of Soccer’s Jake Nutting says, another option may be on the table – a partnership with the Tampa Bay Rowdies. “Only a little under a month into formally launching their campaign to bring the league back to Tampa Bay,” Nutting writes, “the Rowdies say they have contacted David Beckham a few times to gauge his interest…

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MLS Commissioner’s deadline on Miami stadium could be good news for Bill Edwards, Rowdies

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Bill Edwards’ effort to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to St. Petersburg may have received a major boost from MLS Commissioner Don Garber. Last week, the Miami Herald reported that Garber put a time limit on the prospective MLS stadium in Miami set up by superstar soccer player David Beckham. “There is a deadline on the Miami deal,” Garber told reporters in Toronto. And if Beckham fails to meet that as-yet-unspecified deadline, MLS owners may have to turn to…

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Salt Shaker Test: Quinnipiac showing Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton dead heat

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How do we interpret the latest offering from Quinnipiac University showing Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a dead heat? For those who do not know me or what I look like, allow me to offer you a brief description. I am about 6” tall, have killer abs, a full head of hair and possessed with disarmingly good looks. Think George Clooney meets David Beckham. Actually, that’s what I would LIKE to look like. But I don’t. Think Michael Smerconish meets, well, someone who looks a…

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