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Dolphins' Ross Says He Is Still Committed To Making Sun Life Stadium Renovations Happen
Published August 8, 2013
WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD? In West Palm Beach, Andrew Abramson notes Ross "hasn’t abandoned his plan to make Dolphins games about more than the on-the-field product." Ross said the team this season "will have the best Internet system that will work in a stadium" in the U.S. Ross: "You’ll be able to make phone calls this year, you’ll be able to download, you’ll be able to do social networking." Abramson notes the team "launched a national search for a new CEO" after Mike Dee moved to the Padres. Ross said that he "hopes to have it narrowed down to four candidates by next week," and added that the person "doesn’t need a football background, but he would prefer some sports experience" (PALM BEACH POST, 8/8). In Ft. Lauderdale, Dave Hyde writes, "From the moment he bought the Dolphins, Ross has poured his heart and money into the team ... and waited for it to come together." Hyde: "A hint of impatience could be expected. Maybe an overabundance of hope." But Ross instead has "learned to curb his public words and qualify his hopes." He "said little of interest Wednesday for the first time ever" (South Florida SUN-SENTINEL, 8/8).