Sun Life Stadium
The National Football League sent a message to South Florida and any other city hoping to host the Super Bowl Tuesday: put together public funding for our stadiums or don’t expect to host the big game.
It’s almost anti-climactic for South Florida at this point, but Tuesday, NFL owners will meet in Boston and vote on the sites to hold Super Bowl’s L and LI.
From the start, the Miami Dolphins knew they were up against a lot but optimism always followed.
Early and absentee ballots for a short lived county referendum which asked voters to approve the use of tax dollars for Sun Life Stadium improvements have been tallied and the numbers show the initial vote was not going in favor of the Miami Dolphins plan.
The bill to tax tourists for renovations of Sun Life Stadium didn’t pass, but people voted, and now their votes have been counted.
The Miami Dolphins failed bid to get county voters and state lawmakers to sign off on using tax dollars to pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium cost the team and owner Stephen Ross approximately $10 million.
Details of what South Florida’s Super Bowl Bid Committee pitched to the NFL to land another Super Bowl at Sun Life Stadium were unveiled Thursday.
Nearly 60,000 people voted absentee or early on whether the Miami Dolphins should get tourist taxes for a major facelift of Sun Life Stadium.
The speaker of Florida’s House gaveled the regular legislative session to a close amid cheers Friday night, but there was no joy among executives of the Miami Dolphins.
The Heat take the court again tonight with the biggest question being exactly who will be on the court for the Bulls. The Marlins scored 14 runs last night, guess us reporting on how awful they are is starting to take hold. Plus, the Dolphins add a big piece on the offensive line. And why South Florida may bid farewell to the Dolphins in the next decade.