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Dolphins Refunding Tickets For Canceled Practice At Hard Rock Stadium

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The Dolphins "will provide refunds to fans who purchased tickets" for yesterday's preview practice at Hard Rock Stadium that was "canceled due to heavy rains." The practice "was to serve as a dress rehearsal for Thursday’s preseason finale" against the Titans and the "first chance to see footb...

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