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Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has made no concrete, irreversible decision on Tony Sparano’s future, and the manner in which the Dolphins play this season’s final month will stamp that fateful call, people with knowledge of the situation said this week.
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The Miami Dolphins have made it official, parting ways with their head coach Tony Sparano after another disappointing season in South Beach.
Another year, another awkward press conference starring Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. Last winter, Ross sat next to Tony Sparano and G.M. Jeff Ireland to try to explain to the media why it made sense to give Sparano a contract extension despite openly going after Jim Harbaugh for the team’s head coach. (The picture of that…
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has made no concrete, irreversible decision on Tony Sparanos future, and the manner in which the Dolphins play this seasons final month will stamp that fateful call, people with knowledge of the situation said this week.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross set the bar high when discussing the caliber of a coach he wants to replace Tony Sparano.
Tony Sparano has been fired as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the third dismissal of an NFL coach in the past two weeks.
The move came Monday, one day after the Dolphins lost to the Philadelphia Eagles to fall to 4-9. The defeat ended a recent surge by the Dolphins after they lost their first seven games.
With two other teams already in the market for a new coach, owner Stephen Ross...
With Tony Sparano fired by the Dolphins on Monday the Bills will be looking at a different head coach on the opposite sideline Sunday.
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross named secondary coach Todd Bowles as interim head coach of the club Monday.
“This was a very difficult decision, but I believe it is in the best interests of the Miami Dolphin organization to make this change at this...
With two other teams already in the market for a new coach, owner Stephen Ross apparently didn't want to wait any longer to start shopping.
The Dolphins are sending mixed messages. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said Monday he’s looking for the next “young Don Shula.” He’s also retaining his G.M. Jeff Ireland and said Ireland will help pick the next coach. That indicates the Dolphins are more likely to go after a younger coach not seeking personnel power. Privately, Ross…
DAVIE — Dolphins coach Tony Sparano still refers to it as “my team.”
For how long remains the question.
Sparano’s job status has been in question since starting the season with seven straight losses. Sunday’s loss to Philadelphia meant the Dolphins would finish below .500, prompting a published report to say he will be fired after the season.
When asked Monday to respond...