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TreyAnastasio
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy

Im an expert on all things bud.

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He would sell the fricking team before moving it.


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Walking the Earth
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
Ultimately there's a big difference between partially funding an NFL stadium upgrade and completely building one for a baseball team.

Once the heat dies down from the MLB goat rodeo in a couple of years, the Dolphins stadium will get revisited and done.


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cornhat
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
I know that. People love the Dolphins, it's the only team that anyone has a connection to. I've lived here my whole life and I remember how angry people were after hearing how much money the Marlins had that they hid. At the time, the mayor Carlos Alvarez was the Marlins' biggest pushed. People were so pissed they set an election and had him recalled. For a city of apathy, that's a pretty big thing. People hate Ross and Ireland here too. They just love the franchise. But not enough to have more city workers put on furlough for a stadium.
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Even if the deal had passed in Tallahassee, it still needed to win approval of Miami-Dade voters to succeed.


TreyAnastasio
Alabama Fan
Bitch I'm From Cleveland
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
Well, I come from a city who had that same mentality and thought there is no chance we would ever lose our team.

We was wrong.


Party At LSU
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
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I've lived here my whole life

Can you do me a huge favor and punch Omar Kelly in the face? Thanks.

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People hate Ross and Ireland here too

If/when we have a winning season this year, I'm willing to give Jeff Ireland some leeway. He was pretty much Bill Parcells' parrot on his shoulder. When given the reigns, at least he was aggressive this offseason.


cornhat
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
I think people are willing to lose the team. Don't really know how to explain it to others who aren't from here. But this city is in a bad state financially. Whatever happens, he isn't getting getting support anytime soon.

Even on the car ride home, people are already bitching about this.


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cornhat
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
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Can you do me a huge favor and punch Omar Kelly in the face? Thanks.

I've been ready to do that for awhile

People here are just very skeptical of Dolphins management. I think people here would be ok with Ireland next year if all goes smoothly this season. But yeah, Mickey Arison is the most popular guy in town. All other sports owners are in the doghouse.


Party At LSU
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
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Mickey Arison is the most popular guy in town

Well, he just unleashes Pat Riley, who I'm pretty sure is in the mafia, to sign all the top talent. Not a bad gig.


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miamitiger
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
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Hey Steve...Dolphins fan here.

Why don't you use some of that crazy discretionary spending on, you know...funding that stadium upgrade you were so adamant about.

His exact words were, "The Dolphins cannot afford it."


I am not a dolphins fan but live in South Florida and that could of paid half of the stadium renovations they wanted


Party At LSU
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
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I am not a dolphins fan but live in South Florida


No offense, but this is also a huge problem they have.


wmtiger69
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
And that, my friends, is an OT baller.


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SPEEDY
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re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
Wonder how much Les donated


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OryGunDucks
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Member since Aug 2011
847 posts

re: Michigan has a wealthy sugar daddy
That's a fat donation. Phil Knight has got to be somewhere around 400-500 mil so far for Oregon athletics alone. I'm not sure how much He gifted to the law school,Knight library, and other academics.

He also donated 105 mil to Stanford.


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