Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The Miami Dolphins may have just lost the Super Bowl.After a 7-9 season, the idea of the team in south Florida even competing for a spot in the title game would bring a smile to Stephen Ross, the team’s owner, and Joe Philbin, who is entering his second year as head coach of the team.Unfortunately, this article is not about touchdowns and titles as much as it is about dollars and cents.The state legislature voted against a referendum to make improvements to Sun Life Stadium which could have brought Super Bowl L to Miami.According to an article on ProFootballTalk.com, the Miami Herald reported the bill fell short in Tallahassee despite measures by the NFL franchise to secure state funding. On hand to help with the cause was former Dolphins great, Dan Marino. the bill called for $350 million to be used on renovations for the stadium with the hope of landing the NFL’s biggest game.Even one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the game could not help his team earn a major vict...
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