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

  • Falcons receiver blames Lady Gaga's halftime show for part in Super Bowl collapse
    For The Win

    Falcons receiver blames Lady Gaga's halftime show for part in Super Bowl collapse

    The Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl 51 before losing to the New England Patriots in overtime. It was a game that many sports fans will never forget. You also may remember that the Falcons went into the locker room at half up 21-3 with all the momentum. Then, the halftime show happened. The Super Bowl halftime show, which featured Lady Gaga, made for a 30-minute halftime compared to the 12-minute intermission in the regular season. Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu said the long layoff contributed to the epic Super Bowl meltdown. Sanu said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Friday when asked about the halftime show’s negative effect: “It definitely did. Because usually,

  • Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans
    AFP

    Life-saving Togo striker wins over Czech fans

    Racially abused by their fans, Togolese striker Francis Kone has taken on hero status after saving a rival goalkeeper's life in a Czech top-flight game last weekend. Half an hour into Saturday's tie pitting Bohemians 1905 Prague against Kone's FC Slovacko, Bohemians keeper Martin Berkovec sprinted towards the edge of the box to head out a long pass. The home crowd in Prague watched in horror as the impact left the 28-year-old Berkovec unconscious on the pitch with a swallowed tongue.