Miami Dolphins’ fans have not been shy to make their feelings about general manager Jeff Ireland known. From planes flying overhead to small protests outside the Dolphins’ facility, fans have repeatedly said they want Ireland out.
The mess that is the Miami Dolphins organization continued to deteriorate Monday, despite owner Stephen Ross speaking for the first time on the matter and announcing a new committee to look at the state of the team.
Some answers in the mess that has become the Miami Dolphins may be coming this week.
Miami Dolphins owner promised South Florida fans there would be no television blackouts this year and that he was preparing a better offer to refurbish Sun Life Stadium.
In some of his first public comments since the planned Sun Life Stadium renovation plan was killed in the Florida House, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he wants to turn the Dolphins into a consistent winner.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross made no secret after Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford killed the Sun Life Stadium renovation deal that he would become a player in Tallahassee politics.
The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.
The biggest thorn in the side of the public financing of Marlins Park was billionaire Norman Braman. With the Dolphins now asking for public money to help renovate Sun Life Stadium, Braman is back to fight against the new stadium deal.
Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.
The battle over renovations to Sun Life Stadium and how to pay for it took center stage in Tallahassee Wednesday. The House Economic Affairs Committee approved legislation to allow the modernization plans to move closer to a full House vote.