Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson & QB Dan Marino watch from the sideline.
Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson & QB Dan Marino watch from the sideline. JOE RIMKUS JR. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO
Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson & QB Dan Marino watch from the sideline. JOE RIMKUS JR. MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO

Classic '97: On the anniversary of 17-0, Dave Barry reflects on the flatulence cover-up, J.J.'s intensity vs. the Shula Stare, the sports agent as Satan, and Dan Marino's soul

September 14, 1997 12:00 AM

UPDATED September 20, 2017 04:49 PM

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Dave Barry has been at the Herald since 1983. A Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, he writes about everything from the international economy to exploding toilets.