The Miami Dolphins' Quest For Stadium Renovations: An Interactive Timeline

By Kenny Malone

Sun Life Stadium renovations could cost up to $400 million, roughly half of which would be publicly funded. Catch up on the saga of Sun Life Stadium using the interactive timeline below.
Sun Life Stadium renovations could cost up to $400 million, roughly half of which would be publicly funded. Catch up on the saga of Sun Life Stadium using the interactive timeline below.
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On Jan. 14, 2013 the Miami Dolphins announced a controversial plan to completely renovate Sun Life Stadium. The proposed renovations to the 25-year-old facility included expanded seating, a canopy to cover fans and new hi-def video screens. The Miami Dolphins promised to privately finance at least half of the cost. The remaining funding would come from a $3 million-per-year tax rebate for the Dolphins and a 1 percent increase to the Miami-Dade County hotel bed tax.

What follows is a timeline of some of the best audio moments from the Sun Life Stadium Debate: the politics, the players and the selling of tax-payer funded renovations.