Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula, left, and Washington Redskins? defense coach Charley Winner inspect the turf of the Los Angeles Coliseum before the start of Super Bowl game on Jan. 14, 1973 in Los Angeles. The message appears on scoreboard.
Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula, left, and Washington Redskins? defense coach Charley Winner inspect the turf of the Los Angeles Coliseum before the start of Super Bowl game on Jan. 14, 1973 in Los Angeles. The message appears on scoreboard. Anonymous AP
Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula, left, and Washington Redskins? defense coach Charley Winner inspect the turf of the Los Angeles Coliseum before the start of Super Bowl game on Jan. 14, 1973 in Los Angeles. The message appears on scoreboard. Anonymous AP

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