• Since this golf course went brown, it’s battled ATVs, burglars and snakes
    Golf
    Miami Herald

    Since this golf course went brown, it’s battled ATVs, burglars and snakes

    Wayne Rosen, a well-known developer of upscale homes, kept his promise — well, one of them. After not getting the rezoning he requested last year to build single-family homes in an industrial area, Rosen — who had vowed to let Homestead’s Keys Gate Golf Course “go brown” — has not relented. True to his word, the golf course today is indeed brown. But it’s not just a matter of dead grass. Piles of tree branches and trash have overtaken tee boxes. Ponds and water hazards are surrounded by knee-deep grass. Once-emerald fairways are now filled with weeds and sand. Dilapidated bathrooms with collapsed roofs are adorned with yellow police tape. Since the course closed, city officials have dealt with

  • Trade rumblings: Isles interested in Duchene, Caps ponder Shattenkirk
    News
    ProHockeyTalk

    Trade rumblings: Isles interested in Duchene, Caps ponder Shattenkirk

    As has become a custom, NHL teams are being proactive and making big moves before the actual day of the trade deadline. So, what’s bubbling below the surface even with Ben Bishop and Martin Hanzal off the market? Let’s take a look at what’s out there. TSN’s Insider Trading segment from Monday night provides a bounty of interesting things to consider, even if it’s important to note that these rumblings don’t argue that anything is imminent. The full video is absolutely worth your time, in part because some bits aren’t covered here. OK, so the most important part to note is that Bob McKenzie reports that the Colorado Avalanche remain firm on what they want for Matt Duchene: three or four “high-end”

  • This is how badly the Washington Redskins have financially botched things with Kirk Cousins
    Sports
    Yahoo Sports

    This is how badly the Washington Redskins have financially botched things with Kirk Cousins

    If the journey to the next Kirk Cousins contract were a car ride, the Washington Redskins would have sideswiped every parked vehicle on the street by now. The Redskins have internal problems. On Wednesday, he is due – and from all accounts from league sources, about to receive – a franchise tag that