Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is driven to change the perceptions of his franchise, one step at a time. To address the many issues -- perceived or real -- facing the Dolphins and Ross, the embattled owner and real estate mogul embraced the fan-friendly approach he's demanded by holding an hourlong conference call with season-ticket holders this week. The conference call is another step toward full-fledged organizational transparency, ending the cold war the Bill Parcells regime started with the local media. Instead of allowing, if not inviting, rampant speculation, and media biases to shape public opinion, Ross said he realized he needed to open up. "I hated reading in the papers, 'sources say' and everything being speculative in terms of what the Dolphins were doing or weren't doing or what they might do," Ross said. "I want to let the fans know what to expect, what we're doing and why we're doing it." The Dolphins have hosted similar calls with general manager Jeff ...
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