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Dolphins Cancer Challenge Finish Line Celebration with Grammy-Award Winners Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge

Miami – Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC) today announced that Grammy-Award winners Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge will headline the DCC VI Finish Line Celebration on February 20, 2016 at Sun Life Stadium. The concert will be a celebration of DCC participants’ hard work and fundraising efforts for cancer research. The concert is one of the new elements of the recently announced changes to the DCC – providing multiple opportunities for participation, and keeping the focus on fighting cancer.   “I’m thrilled to support the Miami Dolphins’ effort to fight cancer by performing at DCC VI in February,” Melissa Etheridge said.
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Miami Dolphins Announce Changes To Dolphins Cycling Challenge

Miami – Miami Dolphins President & CEO Tom Garfinkel today announced that the Dolphins Cycling Challenge has changed its name to the Dolphins Cancer Challenge (DCC). The updated name reflects the goals and additional events created to fight cancer, starting with two Fall Family Fests in November and culminating with DCC VI, a tri-county bike ride and run/walk event, scheduled for February 20, 2016. One hundred percent of the funds raised by participants go to fighting the disease. In the first five years of the DCC, $11.55 million has been donated to critical cancer research at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
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Miami Dolphins to Sell Limited Amount of Stadium Seats, All Proceeds to Benefit Miami Dolphins Foundation

Miami, FL – After numerous inquiries on social media and phone calls, the Miami Dolphins today announced that a limited number of assembled seats and seatbacks will be made available to Season Ticket Members and the general public starting Wednesday, July 8. The seats were disassembled and removed during Sun Life Stadium construction. The seats were rear-mounted, so keeping them intact required reassembly using special mounts to allow for the ability to sit in them. All proceeds from the sales of assembled seats and seatbacks will benefit the Miami Dolphins Foundation, which supports programs throughout South Florida in education, health and volunteerism.
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Committee Excited To Be Under Consideration For Future Super Bowls

When Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross decided to finance a $400 million renovation of Sun Life Stadium, he did it in part to try to bring the Super Bowl back to South Florida. The first step toward that goal coming to fruition happened this week at the owners meetings in San Francisco when Miami was selected as one of four finalist cities for the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls. “It wasn’t a total surprise, but you always get a lot of gratification when an owner like Steve Ross writes the check, makes your stadium better and allows you to compete with all the new stadiums coming online,” said Rodney Barreto, Chairman of the South Florida Super Bowl Committee.
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DCC V Traffic and Road Closure Advisory

Temporary road closures will take place for the fifth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge (DCC), a two-day, tri-county Florida charity cycling event to benefit Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. This event is being held on Saturday, February 7th and Sunday, February 8th. 2015 Dolphins Cycling Challenge: Day One – Hurricanes Hundred – Miami Beach TD Ride – and “U”-turn – February 7, 2015 Ramp Closures / Lane Closures 1 1. Close eastbound SR 112 from NW 36th St. to NW 12th Ave. beginning at 6 a.m.
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PRESS RELEASE: Pro-Football Hall Of Famer Dan Marino To Host The 5th ANNUAL Dan Marino Foundation

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA – The 5th Annual Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism & Expo will be an extraordinary day of family fun for the South Florida autism community. Last year nearly 20,000 supporters participated in the WalkAbout to help raise awareness and much needed funds in support of programs for children and young adults living with autism. This event is made possible through the generous support of sponsors, participants, donors and school, corporate and non-profit teams. All proceeds raised stay in the South Florida community.
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Ross’ Commitment To South Florida Evident In Stadium Modernization

It’s been a little less than three weeks since the Dolphins played their last game of the 2014 regular season, and their home looks a lot different than it did back on Dec. 28. It also looks nothing like it’s going to look after Phase I of the renovation project at Sun Life Stadium is completed before the start of the 2015 NFL season or after the second and final phase is done in time for the start of the 2016 season. 
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