• Petco Park is completely flooded and the photos are wild
    Sports
    SB Nation3 hours ago

    Petco Park is completely flooded and the photos are wild

    The San Diego Padres’ stadium is looking a little different. A series of events in San Diego led to Petco Park being completely underwater late on Monday night. Normally drainage systems can handle this amount of water, but the situation was exacerbated by a lack of turf on the field.

  • 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

  • Vikings will not pick up option on Adrian Peterson, making him free agent March 9
    Sports
    Shutdown Corner49 minutes ago

    Vikings will not pick up option on Adrian Peterson, making him free agent March 9

    The Minnesota Vikings announced that the team will not pick up the 2017 option on running back Adrian Peterson’s contract. Vikings general manager Rick Spielman reinforced the idea that Peterson could return, however. “Adrian is an important part of the Minnesota Vikings organization,” Spielman said