The Miami Open tennis tournament agrees to leave Key Biscayne and move to Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Dolphins, in 2019. Miami-Dade County would cancel its lease on Key Biscayne and give the Dolphins some financial support.
Serena Williams’ fairy-tale wedding to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans brought out the A-listers of celebrities and sports stars. Among the guests: Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, Vogue editor Anna Wintour and Serena’s sister Venus.
Burglars hit up tennis star Venus Williams’ Palm Beach Gardens home, stealing $400,000 worth of goods while she was at the U.S. Open. And in July, she was slapped with a wrongful death lawsuit by a family of a man killed in Palm Beach Gardens car crash.
The hurricane-caused postponement of the Dolphins’ season opener and cancellation of a UM football game dominates the latest Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
Hurricanes’ opener, arrival of Dolphins season, Giancarlo Stanton’s sexy video, FSU-Alabama and U.S. Open tennis make this week’s Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
Allie Kiick, ranked No. 633 in the world and daughter of ailing Miami Dolphins legend Jim Kiick, made an improbable run to the U.S. Open main draw after overcoming mono, skin cancer and four knee surgeries.
Venus Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday, becoming the oldest finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994. If Williams wins the title, she’d be oldest champion since 1908.