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SBD/April 7, 2014/Franchises
MLS Next Week Expected To Announce Atlanta Franchise With Ties To Falcons
Published April 7, 2014
SOUTH BEACH PARTY: In N.Y., Richard Johnson noted Beckham "is trying to recruit" Heat F LeBron James as one of his investors for the Miami MLS franchise. A source said, "The two have had several secret meetings in the past few weeks" (N.Y. POST, 4/6). In Miami, Patricia Mazzei noted Beckham's reps "continue to try to win hearts and minds" for their proposed stadium at PortMiami by "reaching out to civic groups." Real estate firm HR&A Advisors Chair John Alschuler, who is repping Beckham, on Friday "stood alone before some 50 people at a luncheon organized by a Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce committee" (MIAMI HERALD, 4/5).