Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.
Talks may resume Friday between Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez and Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee after negotiations over revamping Sun Life Stadium using public money ended early Friday morning without a deal.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez hinted Thursday night progress is being made on a deal to revamp Sun Life Stadium using public money.
Eventually, the Miami Dolphins may just write a check for the full amount of the planned renovations to Sun Life Stadium. The team promised Wednesday to pay back some money to the state if taxpayers help pay for the renovations.
With just two weeks until opening day, the Miami Marlins are making headlines again, this time in Sports Illustrated.
If it wasn’t for bad publicity, the Miami Marlins wouldn’t have any publicity at all. The latest blight on the franchise’s name comes from CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald. According to the Herald, dozens of workers who helped build Marlins Park are still waiting for at least $67,000 in back pay from the contractor that hired them.
A couple of long-time Marlins fans say they may have to find a new team after the Marlins threatened to sue the season ticket holders for not paying for their second year of tickets.
With First Round games of the World Baseball Classic wrapping up this weekend, the workout schedule for Monday, March 11 at Marlins Park has been set.
A bill to help renovate Sun Life Stadium got one step closer to the end zone Friday after the House Finance and Tax Subcommittee passed a new sales tax rebate and hotel bed tax for upgrades to the decades old stadium.
Billionaire Norman Braman has found a partner for his opposition to the proposed upgrades to Sun Life Stadium, which would be half-funded by state and county tax money.