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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Rob Johnson looks on as Houston Astros' Chris Carter (L) hits a two-run homer off pitcher Jason Motte during the fifth inning of a MLB spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida in a March 1, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/files

Baseball’s Cardinals say committed to finding truth about data breach (Video)

By Steve Ginsburg in Washington (Reuters), June 17,2015 –  ­ The owner of the St. Louis Cardinals said on Wednesday he was committed to finding out if anyone in his organization hacked into the Houston Astros’ computers to steal team secrets and that any offenders “will be held accountable.” Federal authorities are investigating the Cardinals to determine who, if anyone connected with the baseball team, was involved in the data breach concerning Astros’ trades, proprietary statistics and scouting reports. “These are serious allegations that don’t reflect who […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, News, Sports
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Rob Johnson looks on as Houston Astros' Chris Carter (L) hits a two-run homer off pitcher Jason Motte during the fifth inning of a MLB spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida in a March 1, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/files

Cheating ingrained in baseball long before alleged Cardinals hack

By Steve Ginsburg, WASHINGTON (Reuters) ­June 17, 2015 –  Cheating in baseball has been a tradition since the days of Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth ­ generations before Major League Baseball confirmed that the St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated for possibly hacking in to the computers of the Houston Astros. The practice has been romanticized because of the many uncomplicated ­ and often hilarious ­ ways to beat the system, whether by using a telescope from the center field stands to steal a catcher’s signs […]

by · June 17, 2015 · Consumer, Featured, News, Sports, Technology
Crews push their 16-foot-long Hobie Cat sailboats into the Atlantic Ocean off Key West, Fla., Saturday, May 16, 2015,  (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

First Sanctioned Key West-to-Cuba Sailing Race in 50 Years Begins (Video)

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, May 16, 2015 – KEY WEST, Fla. — Five teams of American Hobie Cat sailboat racers departed Key West’s South Beach at Saturday morning on a Key West-to-Havana race, believed to be the first U.S. government-sanctioned sailing race between the two cities in more than 50 years. The Havana Challenge features 16-foot Hobie Cat catamarans, most skippered by Florida Keys-based sailors, navigating more than 90 miles across the Florida Straits to Cuba. “Key West is unique in […]

Shaq Endorses Sheriff Israel’s Re-Election (Video)

Shaq Endorses Sheriff Israel’s Re-Election (Video)

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com,  Sheriff Scott Israel’s re-election got a big endorsement on Friday — 7 feet 1 inches. NBA legend Shaquille O’ Neal has endorsed Israel because he “brought crime rates down.” “I care about safe streets,” O’Neal said. Israel, a Democrat, is running for re-election to a second term in 2016. O’Neal called a few days ago and asked Israel what he could do to help.  The results is the video below. Although O’Neal doesn’t […]

Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back!

Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back!

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com Feb 19, 2015 – Our annual Grapefruit League Spring Training Guide is a great resource for the best campgrounds and things to do outdoors near Florida’s 14 spring-training camps. Our annual guide separates teams into three regions: Central Florida, Southwest Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast. We include official reporting dates, although many players arrive at camp earlier than the listed deadlines. For each team, you will find useful links to other resources and Florida Rambler articles about the best campgrounds, lodging and […]

Jupiter golfer Robert Allenby told authorities he was kidnapped and beaten early this morning (Golf Channel photo)

Suspect Nabbed in Bizarre Robert Allenby Honolulu Incident . . . But Not For Kidnapping! (Video)

By Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Feb 12, 2015 – HONOLULU — When Jupiter party-guy golfer Robert Allenby said he was abducted, robbed, beaten and stuffed into a car trunk in Honolulu last month, we suspended our disbelief. And when witnesses challenged the Admiral’s Cove PGA Tour star’s story, we just wished him a speedy recovery. But now, we stand corrected, sorta. Honolulu police actually arrested a suspect in the case. He was identified as Owen Patrick Harbison, 32, and […]

by · February 12, 2015 · Featured, Gossip, GossipExtra.com, News, Sports, Videos
BLT Prime Miami offering “rival” burgers now through the “Big Game”

BLT Prime Miami offering “rival” burgers now through the “Big Game”

Football fans and foodies, rejoice! Beginning Monday, January 26th through Sunday, February 1st, 2015, sports enthusiasts and burger lovers will get a chance to predict the winner of this year’s big game via BLT Prime’s Rival Burgers Photo Contest.  Super Bowl XLIX will take place between defending champion Seattle Seahawks and AFC champion New England Patriots in Glendale, Arizona. Guests can bring their A-game by ordering their choice between two rival burgers, representing Seattle and New England, to predict this […]

by · January 27, 2015 · Food, Sports
Watch the “Big Game” Sunday at the Rum Line

Watch the “Big Game” Sunday at the Rum Line

Miami Beach’s favorite new watering hole, The Rum Line, will celebrate the big game on Sunday, February 1, 2015.  The Caribbean-inspired al fresco bar will offer an array of specialty libations from award-winning bar director Robert Ferarra, along with sumptuous small plates, seafood and snacks. Featuring a 60-inch screen and multiple viewing areas, The Rum Line is the perfect perch to watch the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks, and of course the Katy Perry halftime show.  Discounted […]

by · January 27, 2015 · Food, Sports
J/70s sailboats show off their spinnakers (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

The Quantum Key West Sailing Regatta Is Underway

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, Jan 20, 2015 – Monday was the first day of racing at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off Key West, Fla. With 54 entries, the J/70 class is the largest of the 10-class fleet with a total of 115 sailing vessels competing. The foiling catamarans are new class this year in Key West, inspired by America’s Cup multi-hulled boats. Great Cup 32 class Swiss entry Armin Strom, left, skippered by Flavio Marazzi, maintains a lead over […]

Jupiter golfer Robert Allenby told authorities he was kidnapped and beaten early this morning (Golf Channel photo)

Jupiter Golfer Robert Allenby Kidnapped, Beaten

By Jose Lambiet, GossipExtra.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 19, 2015 – HONOLULU — Jupiter-based PGA Tour star Robert Allenby says he was kidnapped from a bar and beaten after he missed the cut at the Sony Open Friday night in Hawaii, according to reports in the Aloha State. Michael Middlemo, who caddies for the Admiral’s Cove golfer, told the Golf Channel Allenby, 43, was abducted from a Waikiki bar, thrown into a waiting car, driven at least six miles away and […]

A marketing photo for JetLev’s Acquaflyer

Customers accuse Broward flying machine maker of fraud; AG investigating

By Ann Henson Feltgen, BrowardBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Dec 22, 2014 – A Dania Beach firm that sells James Bond-style jetpacks is being sued for fraud by a California watersports company that alleges it lost more than $1 million because equipment it paid for was never delivered and contracts it was counting on were not honored. Dean O’Malley, president of Newport Beach-based Jetpack America, filed the eight-count complaint against JetLev, a designer and manufacturer of water recreational systems. O’Malley’s firm distributed […]

by · December 22, 2014 · Broward County, Featured, News, Sports, Technology
It’s not too early to plan for Spring Training

It’s not too early to plan for Spring Training

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Dec 5, 2014 – Our annual Grapefruit League Spring Training Guide is a great resource for the best campgrounds and things to do outdoors near Florida’s 14 spring-training camps. Our annual guide separates teams into three regions: Central Florida, Southwest Gulf Coast and Atlantic Coast. For each team, you will find useful links to other resources and Florida Rambler articles about the best campgrounds, lodging and things to do near each training camp. Spring Training Guide 2015: Campgrounds, […]