Statements about Sports

Studies suggest the 2017 College Football Playoff Championship game will bring about 1,700 to 1,800 full-time jobs.

The Dolphins stadium renovation will "create more than 4,000 new local jobs."

"Odd fact for odd draft: No. 2 overall pick will earn more than the No. 1 pick due to no state tax in Florida. So 2 not so bad."

The Miami Dolphins "are the only NFL team in the entire nation that pays property taxes."

"Super Bowl L by everybody's estimation is a $500 million economic impact to the state of Florida."

Florida has "1,200 golf courses. I think 58 million rounds played a year in Florida. We’ve got 44 percent of all travel golf in the country here. 5 million people come here just for golf."

"The University of Florida announced this past week that it was dropping its computer science department ... Meanwhile, the athletic budget for the current year is $97.7 million, an increase of more than $2 million from last year."

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