Beckham Battles Top Cruise Line for PortMiami Soccer Stadium

By David Adams MIAMI, May 3 (Reuters) - David Beckham's dream of building a futuristic waterfront stadium in Miami that would house his own professional soccer team has turned into a "not in my backyard" clash, pitting the retired English superstar against one of the world's top cruise lines. Royal Caribbean Cruises is at the forefront of efforts to block Beckham's plans … [Read more...]

Shipping Alliance Opposes Beckham’s PortMiami Soccer Stadium Plan

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI, April 14 (Reuters) - An alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer launched a newspaper ad on Monday protesting retired English soccer star David Beckham's plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami, saying it threatens the city's plans to capitalize on the expansion of the Panama Canal. "We cannot jeopardize well-paying … [Read more...]