Byline: Barry Jackson
MIAMI _ Pro Player Stadium, owned by Dolphins and former Marlins owner H. Wayne Huizenga, has informed the Marlins they will not be permitted to play there after the 2010 season, an official close to stadium management told The Miami Herald on Friday.
The surprising twist adds even more urgency to the Marlins' attempts to resolve their long-term future, an issue at the forefront in recent days with news that team officials met this week with Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, who is courting a team.
Pro Player Stadium President Bruce Schulze confirmed the Marlins will be bounced after 2010, the last of a series of one-year lease options for the team, and said the move will allow the stadium to pursue other events such as cricket and soccer.
Marlins President David Samson confirmed receiving the letter, dated Nov. 16, but has not yet responded. He said he …