The Miami Dolphins have been mired in mediocrity for too long, and a pair of Dolphins fans are angry enough to do something about it.
Before the Dolphins take on the New York Jets on New Year's Day, a plane carrying a banner exhorting team owner Stephen Ross to fire general manager Jeff Ireland will fly over Sun Life Stadium.
Chris Joseph and Roger Paul, cowriters of the Miami Dolphins blog FinsNation.com, are two of Ireland's biggest critics. When Ross decided to fire Sparano but leave Ireland in place, the two were miffed.
So they did what any enterprising bloggers would do: solicited their readers for money so they could fly a banner expressing their frustration at a Dolphins game. It took the pair less than a day to raise the $1,500 needed to pay for the expression.
"Mr Ross: Save Our Dolphins, Fire Ireland," the banner will read. "We just put it out there on Twitter, and the next thing you know it snowballed like crazy," Joseph told the Palm Beach Post ...