Marlins http://blog.wlrn.org en How The Marlins Stadium Deal Has Changed South Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/live-chat-marlins-stadium-deal-today-1100-am <p></p><p>The public funding in the Marlins stadium deal has been called one of the biggest boondoggles in sports history. But hardly any stadium now is built with only private funds. Why do governments fund these facilities?</p><p>On April 1, opening day of Marlins' season, Rick Horrow with WLRN-Miami Herald News hosted a special roundtable, Foul Ball! The Future of the Marlins in Miami, a two-hour radio special on the impact of the Marlins stadium deal. Some of the guests included:</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 11557 at http://blog.wlrn.org How The Marlins Stadium Deal Has Changed South Florida Miami Marlins Manager Fired http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-marlins-manager-fired <p>Ozzie Guillen, the embattled Miami Marlins manager, has been fired.</p><p>According to <em>The Miami Herald,</em>&nbsp;the Marlins released this statement:</p><blockquote><p>“After careful consideration following the disappointment of the 2012 season, we decided to dismiss Ozzie,” said Marlins president of baseball operations Larry Beinfest in a prepared statement. “Our managerial search begins immediately and our hope is that a new manager, along with roster improvements, will restore a winning culture.”</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:24:40 +0000 Ashley Lopez 3419 at http://blog.wlrn.org Miami Marlins Manager Fired $8 Beers Put Marlins Park In The Middle Of The Ballpark Pack http://blog.wlrn.org/post/8-beers-put-marlins-park-middle-ballpark-pack <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; ">Ordering beer at a baseball game is as American as apple pie. So is forking over a small fortune for beer at a baseball game. Eight dollars for a Bud Light draft at Miami Marlins Park.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:10:23 +0000 Kenny Malone 1710 at http://blog.wlrn.org $8 Beers Put Marlins Park In The Middle Of The Ballpark Pack