TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Voters may get a say in whether tax dollars can be used to renovate the Miami Dolphins football stadium. A Florida Senate panel has approved a measure guaranteeing $3 million a year for the next 30 years to help pay for upgrades. But the committee says a referendum is needed before local bed taxes can be used for the project.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Jake Westbrook showed no ill effects of the bruised knee that forced him to leave his first spring start after one inning. He limited the Miami Marlins to a run and four hits over three innings of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-2 win. Matt Holliday had a two-run homer for the Cards.
DORAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's top-ranked golfer says it will "never happen again." Rory McIlroy faced the media today for the first time since he abruptly walked off the golf course in the second round of the Honda Classic on Friday, telling reporters that his head was not in the right place.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Duke center Elizabeth Williams is the ACC's defensive player of the year for the second straight season. Others named to the all-defense team include Duke's Chelsea Gray, Georgia Tech guard Tyaunna Marshall, Miami forward Morgan Stroman and North Carolina center Walteia Rolle.