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Dolphins, Hurricanes to play at Hard Rock Stadium

Naming rights for renovated stadium claimed by iconic restaurant, hotel

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Who knows if the Dolphins will win this season, but they'll definitely rock.

The Dolphins will announce Wednesday that their newly renovated home will be known as Hard Rock Stadium.

Andy Slater was the first to report the news and that the trademark was applied for last week.

The former Joe Robbie Stadium, Pro Player Park, Pro Player Stadium, Dolphins Stadium, Dolphin Stadium, Land Shark Stadium and, most recently, Sun Life Stadium has been looking for a new name since the Sun Life Financial rights expired earlier in 2016.

The stadium had been temporarily titled New Miami Stadium.

A new roof adorns the renovated stadium, giving shade to Dolphins and Hurricanes fans on hot game days.

The stadium will debut its makeover when the University of Miami opens its season Sept. 3 vs. Florida A&M.

The Dolphins will play their first home game on Sept. 23 against the Cleveland Browns.