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    Jimmy Buffett and the Margaritaville Dolphins

    Jimmy Buffett Jeffrey Geller/ZUMAPress.com

    Could it be a matter of time before the Parrotheads supplant the porpoises on the gridiron?

    We're not sure what he's cooking up, but "Cheeseburger in Paradise" purveyor Jimmy Buffett is about to begin working in some capacity with the Miami Dolphins.

    The Mayor of Margaritaville will join new team owner Stephen M. Ross for a press conference on May 8, during which they're expected to announce a sponsorship deal with the singer-songwriter known for his odes to hedonism.

    Details of the pact are being kept under wraps, however the Miami Herald reports that Dolphins Stadium is going to be renamed Landshark Stadium after Buffett's beer, Land Shark Lager, produced in collaboration with Anheuser-Busch.

    Ross is also planning a Margaritaville-themed area in the venue which may sport Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant, and word is Ross is also looking to invite the 62-year-old crooner to become a minority owner in the franchise.

    The whole effort is aimed at rebooting the Dolphins' image after a string of miserable seasons. Before last fall, the team hadn't made the playoffs in seven years.

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