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Courting Harbaugh

Miami DolphinsSan Francisco 49ersJeff IrelandNational Football ConferenceTony SparanoJim Harbaugh
After consecutive 7-9 seasons in 2009 and 2010, Dolphins owner Steve Ross began to look over head coach Tony Sparano's shoulder -- or rather behind his back. Accompanied by GM Jeff Ireland, Ross visited then-Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh in California, intent on hiring him as the next coach of... Sun Sentinel file