COVID-19 replaces tennis fans at Hard Rock Stadium with drivers eager to be tested

GIARDINI MIAMI, Fla. – Blame the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of preparing for the Miami Open tennis tournament, the Florida National Guard was preparing to open a drive-through test site at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Governor Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that the Florida National Guard drive-through test sites in southern Florida are almost ready […]

Photo: how coronavirus has upset life in six places around the world

It often seems that the world is shrinking, that almost all of us are interconnected, our different cultures linked by things from Internet memes to the latest Netflix movie. But for generations nothing has tied the world as much as the coronavirus pandemic. It quickly became a common language: fear, helplessness, empty and unnerving streets, […]

NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing the changing rooms in the midst of fear of the virus

MIAMI (AP) – NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to the changing rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential staff, including the media, in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday evening. They said they made the decision “after consulting with infectious disease and […]

Nursing homes face unique challenges with Coronavirus – NBC Los Angeles

From Miami to Seattle, nursing homes and other facilities for the elderly host stocks of masks and thermometers, preparing staff shortages and checking visitors to protect a particularly vulnerable population from the coronavirus. In China, where the epidemic started, the disease was basically deadly for the elderly. In Italy, the epicenter of the virus epidemic […]

David Beckham says that “perseverance” led Inter Miami to the MLS

David Beckham addresses the crowd during the press conference announcing an MLS franchise in Miami at the Knight Concert Hall on January 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Getty Images Football legend David Beckham says his “perseverance, stubbornness and only bloodshed” motivated him to play his new team, Inter Miami, in Major League Soccer (MLS). The […]