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LEGENDARY NFL HEAD FOOTBALL COACH DON SHULA PASSES AWAY

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Legendary NFL head football coach Don Shula died this morning at his home at the age of 90. Shula surpassed George Halas’ league-record 324 victories in 1993. He retired following the 1995 season with 347 wins, 173 losses and six ties. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997. Shula had a perfect season with the 1972 Miami Dolphins. Shula became the youngest head coach in NFL history when the Baltimore Colts hired him in 1963 at age 33. Shula coached in six Super Bowls during his career. In addition to his two wins, his Colts lost Super Bowl III, while his Dolphins teams came up short in Super Bowls VI, XVII and XIX. Shula is survived by his wife, Mary Anne, and children Dave, Donna, Sharon, Anne and Mike.

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