Found September 07, 2013 on
Apparently the lack of quality baseball at the Miami Marlins' new ballpark is rivaled only by the lack of quality food, and that has the team in a battle with one tough opponent: New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma.
The lack of quality standards is one of Vilma's biggest complaints in a lawsuit filed against the Marlins. See, Vilma co-owns a barbecue restaurant called Brother Jimmy's -- Jimmy is his brother -- which reached a deal last year to sell its barbecue out of the concession stands at the Marlins' new stadium. The new place was a palace and the team was supposed to be good. Brother Jimmy's, like everybody else in Miami, was betting on the hype.
Those are just about the only facts that aren't in dispute.
The Marlins started this by suing Vilma, claiming he and his brother failed to pay the $75,000 sponsorship fee and shut down the stand. The Vilmas say they gave the Marlins $25,000 on good faith, but never agreed to any such sponsorship fee...
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Saints LB Johnathan Vilma is suing the Miami Marlins for mishandling his BBQ stand. The Marlins Stadium is home to a branch of Vilma’s Brother Jimmy’s BBQ franchise the operates out of Miami. According to Vilma the branch is not preforming up to Brother Jimmy’s BBQ standards. From NBC Miami through BlackSportsOnline “We did voice our concerns and we actually personally went...
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has a bone to pick with the Miami Marlins over some barbecue.
Vilma is a co-owner of the Brother Jimmy’s BBQ franchise in Miami and he’s filed a lawsuit against the Miami Marlins over the restaurant’s failed concession stand in Marlins Park, according the NBC Miami. The NFL star alleges that the team failed to live up to its promises...
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