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Dolphins having “garage sale”

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If you live in South Florida and if you hurry, you can make it to Sun Life Stadium for the conclusion of a “garage sale” held by the Dolphins.

Per the Palm Beach Post, the event runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

With a new logo and uniform coming for the franchise, the Dolphins need to unload their existing gear.  Some items are being sold for as little as $5, and most of the products are available at 50 percent off.

Of course, similar discounts aren’t as widely available at the team’s online store, where there’s no warning provided that the logo and other facets of the team’s uniform and colors will soon be changing.

So we’ll provide the same advice we’d offer anyone thinking about purchasing tickets to the team’s games:  Buyer beware.

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21 Responses to “Dolphins having “garage sale””
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Feb 16, 2013 1:11 PM

    Some items are being sold for as little as $5, but the players start at $7.

  2. canetic says: Feb 16, 2013 1:14 PM

    Forget the garage sale, that article you linked says that Koa Misi was just sentenced after he punched THROUGH a man’s front door and broke the guy’s eye socket. That is impressive. Illegal, but impressive.

  3. belgaron says: Feb 16, 2013 1:26 PM

    This is an important time of the year for the franchise as they gear up to host many of the top free agents before they sign elsewhere.

  4. tanmarino17 says: Feb 16, 2013 1:27 PM

    Im not driving down there to get some nasty mouth piece for $5. “Garbage Sale” would be more fitting.

  5. handsatlanta says: Feb 16, 2013 1:33 PM

    Just got back from it. Most of the items are sized for the players and I’m gonna have to spend a long time at the buffet before I can fit into a 4XL. But if you dug hard enough you could find some items for normal sized people at literally garage sale prices. My haul: a long sleeved thermal shirt {for the 4 days a year it gets a little chilly in Miami}, 2 T shirts and about 20 pair of socks, $18. I bring it to the cashiers table and he says, “ah, let’s make it $15.”

    Then over to the store in Dolphins Stadium {you will never hear the words Sun Life Stadium come out of my mouth} where everything was 50% off because they have to make room for new crap with the new logo. With the discount, stuff was still selling for twice what it’s worth but the place was crowded and people were happy. All in all, a good morning.

  6. thechronicjoker says: Feb 16, 2013 1:55 PM

    For a moment there, I thought the Jets were in town.

  7. tannethrill says: Feb 16, 2013 2:27 PM

    They did this the last time I went to their draft party as well. Had a ton of old canister film of practices back in the 60s and 70s.

  8. cornersss says: Feb 16, 2013 2:49 PM

    “Just got back from it. Most of the items are sized for the players and I’m gonna have to spend a long time at the buffet before I can fit into a 4XL. ”

    Someone probably already backed up to there with trucks buying all the sizes most of us would wear so they can resell it.

  9. raider8er says: Feb 16, 2013 3:29 PM

    Thanks for sharing, handsatlanta.
    Now let’s see the new logo and uniforms!

  10. buffalobills716 says: Feb 16, 2013 3:57 PM

    Broke ass Dolphins just like their fans. Lol. #GoBills

  11. Deof Movestofca says: Feb 16, 2013 4:30 PM

    How desperate does Florio have to be to make such a cheap shot at the Dolphins? First, if it were almost any other team, he would probably be calling this just a sale (yeah, I know he got the idea from Volin, but Volin made it the third item on the page after some real, actual news and didn’t add any invective when he reported it, unlike Florio). Second, whatever the Dolphins did with the stuff, Florio would probably find a way to disparage their decision. For example, if they kept/threw it out, he would probably write that they must be doing so because they can’t find anyone to buy it.

  12. bigdawg24 says: Feb 16, 2013 5:12 PM

    I hope they don’t screw up the new logo. Especially with the great history of the Dolphins.

  13. vipod4ever says: Feb 16, 2013 5:16 PM

    How much are they selling heart,mind, and soul? Can’t put a price tag on that!

  14. melikefootball says: Feb 16, 2013 5:17 PM

    As usual by the new NFL, let the fans help bail out the team by buying the left overs that the players have aready got for NOTHING.

  15. 1standinches says: Feb 16, 2013 5:40 PM

    I hope they’re gonna be wearing that awesome metallic orange facemask ive been seeing online. That looks awesome!

  16. handsatlanta says: Feb 16, 2013 6:09 PM

    “Broke ass Dolphins just like their fans. Lol. #GoBills”

    The Dolphins and their fans may be broke ass as you call us but after the game we go back to our homes here in South Florida where, in February, the sun shines, it’s 75º and our biggest chore is cleaning the backyard swimming pool. How you doing up in Buffalo?

    Oh, and by the way — our rookie QB played like a rookie last year with a 76.1 rating. Your 7 year veteran QB has a career 76.5 rating. All in all, I’d rather be in my shoes than yours.

  17. bullpuppy552 says: Feb 16, 2013 6:37 PM

    I wonder how much they were selling Jeff Ireland bobble heads for? They’d probably have to pay fans to take them.

  18. collettegazette says: Feb 16, 2013 7:11 PM

    Is Mrs. Tannehill going to be holding a bikini carwash as well? Because that would be worth the drive

  19. buffalobills716 says: Feb 16, 2013 9:34 PM

    I meant Patriots…. U know I hate them cheaters so I spelled their name wrong,but who care?no one respect cheaters so f em

  20. thelastpieceofcheese says: Feb 18, 2013 2:09 PM

    Great sale. I bought a dolphin helmet for 15 bucks.

  21. dirtriderdave says: Feb 19, 2013 11:45 AM

    buffalowlifebills716 Your just what i expect from a lot of bills fans. Wich isnt a lot anymore You give the good bills fans a bad name not like the 4 bills fans i encountered at bills dolphins game in buffalo who stood behind us and blocked showers of crap being thrown our way thanks guys . get with it buffalowlifebills716

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