Miami Dolphins

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Miami Dolphins
Established 1966
Play in Miami Gardens, Florida
League/Conference affiliations

National Football League (1970–present)

Team Details
Team colors Aqua, coral, white, navy
                       
Mascot T. D.
Personnel
Owner Stephen M. Ross (about 95%) and Wayne Huizenga (about 5%) (with unknown percentages of ownership by Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Fergie, Marc Anthony, Venus Williams, and Serena Williams)[1][2]
General Manager Jeff Ireland
Head Coach Tony Sparano
Team history
  • Miami Dolphins (1966–present)
Championships
League Championships (2)
Conference Championships (5)
  • AFC: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1982, 1984
Division Championships (13)
  • AFC East: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2008
Playoff Appearances (22)
*NFL: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2008
Home fields
  • Miami Orange Bowl (1966–86)
  • Sun Life Stadium (1987–present)
    • a.k.a. Joe Robbie Stadium (1987–96)
    • a.k.a. Pro Player Stadium (1997–2004)
    • a.k.a. Dolphins Stadium (2005)
    • a.k.a. Dolphin Stadium (2006–09)
    • a.k.a. Land Shark Stadium (2009–present)

The Miami Dolphins is an American football club in the National Football League team based in Miami, Florida, USA. The Dolphins began playing in 1966 and in 1972 they had the only perfect season in NFL history and won a Super Bowl, with Bob Griese leading the team as quarterback. Another quarterback, Dan Marino, is a more recent famous player from this club. The Miami Dolphins stadium is Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fl.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=4344721
  2. http://www.allbusiness.com/sports-recreation/sports-games-outdoor-recreation-tennis/12744955-1.html