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Who has the worst team in Miami? It's a close call

Sep. 18, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Dolphins look like the worst team in the NFL, and might even be the worst team in Miami. On the other hand, a comparison with the Marlins is one matchup the Dolphins could win. Let's kick it off: AT THE TOP The Marlins are run by a University of Michigan fan who is finding it harder to win...

NFL at 100: '93 ending sent teams in different directions

Sep. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

Leon Lett learned in the Super Bowl never to celebrate too soon. His blunder the following Thanksgiving night schooled the entire Dallas Cowboys in that same painful lesson. Eleven months earlier, Lett's showboating shy of the goal line after recovering a fumble allowed Don Beebe to catch him from behind and...

NFL At 100: AP Was There, Leon Lett Game

Sep. 17, 2019 5:27 PM EDT

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen to highlight a classic matchup. For Week 3, it's the 1993 Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Miami Dolphins and the Dallas Cowboys. To mark each Game of the Week, the AP will be reprinting its story of a...

Flores era begins with Dolphins underdogs against Ravens

Sep. 6, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No team has played in a Super Bowl in its own stadium, and given the Miami Dolphins' outlook, that streak should continue this season. The big game will be in Miami on Feb. 2, and by then the Dolphins' season should be long over. Oddsmakers list their odds of reaching the Super...

Ex-Dolphins Hall of Fame center Jim Langer dies at 71

Aug. 30, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame center Jim Langer, who was literally in the middle of the Miami Dolphins' 1972 perfect season, has died at the age of 71. Langer died Thursday at a Coon Rapids, Minnesota, hospital near his home of a sudden heart-related problem, said his wife, Linda. Langer was a...

Dolphins Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dead at 78

Jul. 31, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti, an undersized overachiever who helped lead the Miami Dolphins to the NFL's only perfect season and became a leader in the effort to cure paralysis, has died. He was 78. Buoniconti, who died Tuesday in Bridgehampton, New York,...

Trump's 'go back' remark: In workplace, it might be illegal

Jul. 20, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America's workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and possibly illegal....