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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) grabs his kids at the end of the second half at an NFL football game again st the Philadelphia Eagles in Miami Gardens, Fla. Ryan Fitzpatrick is spending his coronavirus lockdown in Arizona with his wife and seven children, and hoping to get a chance soon to begin mentoring first-round draft pick Tua Tagovailoa.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Fitzpatrick awaits battle with Tua for Dolphins' QB job

May. 21, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's house was quiet at midday Thursday, probably because online schoolwork occupied his kids. He has seven. And despite the pandemic lockdown, there are often enough youngsters gathered for the Fitzpatrick family to field a football team. "My brother...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs began talking about a repeat before they had even left the stadium following their Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

The Latest: Mahomes to celebrate virtual grads at Texas Tech

May. 15, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes is set to be part of the virtual graduation ceremonies for Texas Tech, his alma mater. The star quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs will address the graduates along with two students receiving their...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019 file photo Miami Dolphins wide receiver Albert Wilson runs the football during the first half at an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Miami Gardens, Fla. Dolphins newcomer Tua Tagovailoa is starting to connect with his receivers. And for now, veteran receiver Albert Wilson said Wednesday, May 13, 2020 long-distance hookups with the rookie quarterback will have to do. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, file)

Pandemic has Dolphins' Tagovailoa-Wilson tandem on hold

May. 13, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins newcomer Tua Tagovailoa is starting to connect with his receivers. And for now, veteran wideout Albert Wilson said, long-distance hookups with the rookie quarterback will have to do. The night Tagovailoa was drafted last month, he pledged to begin reaching out to his new...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017 file photo Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa throws the ball during an NCAA college football practice at Bryant–Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa signed a $30.275 million, four-year guaranteed contract with the Miami Dolphins, a person familiar with the negotiations confirmed Monday, May 11, 2020 to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, file)

AP source: Tagovailoa signs $30.275 million, 4-year deal

May. 11, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Now Tua Tagovailoa can pay for that Cadillac Escalade he gave his mom. The new Miami Dolphins quarterback signed a $30.275 million, four-year guaranteed contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday. The contract includes a $19.6 million signing bonus,...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 6, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___ May 4 The Miami Herald on former Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Colts head coach Don Shula: Don Shula — hands down the Miami Dolphins’ greatest coach — was living proof that good is great, but that perfect is priceless. Twenty-five years after he...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) throws a pass during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Tuscaloosa, Ala. With an eye on the future, the Dolphins loaded up in the draft with 11 picks -- highlighted by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Dolphins rookie QB Tua Tagovailoa will wear uniform No. 1

May. 5, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, the Miami Dolphins' top draft pick, will wear uniform No. 1. The Dolphins announced number assignments Tuesday. Tagovailoa wore No. 13 at Alabama, but the Dolphins retired that number after it was worn by Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino....

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo, former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula waves to the crowd during a half time ceremony of an NFL football game between the Miami Dolphins and the New Orleans Saints in Miami. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his South Florida home, the team said. He was 90.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey M. Boan)

Will Belichick overtake Shula for most NFL coaching wins?

May. 5, 2020 3:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The use of the adjective “winningest” in sports dates at least to the 1930s, when Don Shula was a toddler. The word came along at the right time as a superlative made for Shula, and described him in headlines after his death Monday at age 90. Among the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2014, file photo, sans arrive at Wembley Stadium before an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Detroit Lions in London. The NFL is moving its five games scheduled for London and Mexico City this season back to U.S. stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic. All five regular-season games will now be played at the stadiums of the host teams.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

NFL moving London, Mexico City games back to US stadiums

May. 4, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

The NFL is moving its five games scheduled for London and Mexico City this season back to U.S. stadiums because of the coronavirus pandemic. All five regular-season games will be played at the stadiums of the host teams. Scheduled were two home games for the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London and...

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1993, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his 325th victory, against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his South Florida home, the team said. He was 90.  (AP Photo/ George Widman)

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

May. 4, 2020 7:12 PM EDT

Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news: 1. COVERAGE OF ALASKA POLICING WINS PULITZER The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica win the Pulitzer Prize in public service for illuminating public safety gaps in Alaska, revealing that a third of villages had no police protection. The AP takes the award for...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 1973, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried off the field after his team won  the NFL football Super Bowl game 14-7 against the Washington Redskins in Los Angeles. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home in Indian Creek, Fla., the team said. He was 90.  (AP Photo/File)

Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

May. 4, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. He led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in NFL history, set a league...