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Dolphins Coach Don Shula Dead at 90

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Former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula on the field before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Legendary Miami Dolphins head coach, Don Shula, the NFL’s winningest coach and the architect of the only perfect season in league history has died, according to one of his children. He was 90. The cause of death has not been released but Shula reportedly did not die from coronavirus.

Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula has his say to an official during a 1972 game. Shula, who was named Associated Press Pro Coach of the Year for leading his club to a 14-0 regular season record and two playoff wins, was to lead his club against the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl game in Los Angeles Jan.14, 1972. (AP photo)
The team says he died this morning at his home surrounded by family. Shula was the coach of the undefeated 1972 Dolphins and won two Super Bowls with the team.