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Source: Tony Sparano gets extension

Updated: January 8, 2011, 12:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Miami Dolphins have given coach Tony Sparano a two-year extension, through 2013, worth in excess of $3 million per year, a source confirmed to ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

The Dolphins were scheduled to hold a news conference Saturday to announce the deal.

Sources have told Mortensen raw emotions had developed between Sparano and Dolphins brass after the team's pursuit of Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh.

Harbaugh met Thursday with Miami owner Stephen Ross in the ...

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