By Vito Stellino | January 5, 1991
Site: Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami. Time: 4 p.m.Radio: WBAL (1090 AM), WTOP (1500 AM)TV: Channels 13, 7Line: Dolphins by 2Last week: The Chiefs (11-5) beat the Bears, 21-10. The Dolphins beat the Colts, 23-17.Last meeting: The teams didn't play this season, but Kansas City swept Miami last year, winning the second game, 27-24, on Nick Lowery's 41-yard FG with 1:31 left to play in the season finale.The series: The Chiefs have a 9-7 edge. Their only previous playoff game was one of the most famous in NFL history, the Dolphins' 27-24, Christmas Day victory in 1971 that started the Dolphins on the road to three straight Super Bowl appearances.
By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2010
Sleeping with the fishes has never been so much fun. OK, we know, technically dolphins aren't fish, they're mammals. But the folks at Baltimore's National Aquarium won't mind if, in all the excitement about getting to spend the night with their dolphins, people get a little mixed up. The Dolphin Sleepover program "offers an intimate connection to the dolphins," says Wendy Shepard, the aquarium's immersion tours manager. "With dolphins, it's pretty easy to keep people engaged.
By New York Times News Service | November 26, 1993
IRVING, Texas -- On a 32-degree afternoon of drizzle, sleet, snow and rain, and on a field covered with enough snow that the hash marks could barely be seen, the Miami Dolphins and the Dallas Cowboys played a Thanksgiving Day game where the table could not have been set with more unusual drama.Dallas thought it had won the game.Twice in the final five minutes, ahead 14-13, the Cowboys made huge defensive plays that appeared to seal the victory. The first was safety James Washington's crunching hit that forced a fumble by Dolphins rookie Terry Kirby at the Miami 30 with 4:19 left.
By Yvonne Wenger, The Baltimore Sun | May 14, 2014
The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at the forefront of a debate over whether keeping the animals in captivity is cruel. The aquarium is considering moving the eight mammals from the Dolphin Discovery amphitheater to an ocean-side sanctuary at an undetermined location. It has hired a team of consultants to examine the issue as part of a broader strategic assessment to ensure a "healthy future for the nonprofit institution and its animals.
By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | May 3, 2012
The National Aquarium's eight dolphins are no longer a show unto themselves. After two decades of dramatic leaps and crowd-pleasing stunts, aquarium officials are eliminating the 20-minute dolphin shows in favor of a more open-ended exhibit. Beginning Friday, aquarium visitors will be able to visit the dolphin amphitheater throughout the day and interact with trainers. Instead of charging a separate admission price for the dolphin show, the aquarium is raising general admission ticket prices.
By Scott Fowler and Scott Fowler,Contributing Writer | August 27, 1992
What's expected of the Dolphins this seasonFew expect the Dolphins to seriously challenge Buffalo, the class of the AFC East. But as long as Dan Marino stays healthy, Miami should finish no worse than last season's 8-8 record.Three Dolphins to watchMarino is entering his 10th season, and should hold every significant career NFL passing record when he's through. No. 1 draft choice Marco Coleman, a linebacker, represents the Dolphins' finest hope for an improved pass rush. Wide receiver Mark Duper, even at 33, is still tough to cover.
By Dave Hyde, Sun-Sentinel | November 1, 2010
Want to help Chad Henne's development? Sign Randy Moss. Want to turn some field goals into touchdowns? Sign Randy Moss. Want to help Brandon Marshall? Make the playoff run come into focus? Add some electricity to a team needing some? The Dolphins should sign Randy Moss, who admittedly has gone through two teams this year hoping to find a new contract and a smile. But the Dolphins have a wild card here. Chad Pennington and Moss played together at Marshall. That can be huge in the negotiations that no doubt are taking place right now. Moss might get claimed before he gets to the Dolphins on the waiver wire.
By Knight-Ridder News Service | June 15, 1993
MIAMI -- Under pressure to pay estate taxes on the sports empire built by their father, the Robbie family has signed a letter of intent to sell the Miami Dolphins and their half of Joe Robbie Stadium, sources said yesterday.The Robbies have agreed to sell the team to a group headed by investor Nelson Peltz and real-estate mogul Bruce Frey, said three people familiar with the talks.Sources said the price, which is subject to negotiation, ranges from about $140-$157 million. Peltz is an investor who recently bought control of DWG Corp.
By Knight-Ridder | January 7, 1993
MIAMI -- Fourteen Miami Dolphins and 15 San Francisco 49ers have been fined between $1,000 and $2,000 each by the NFL for their involvement in a fight Dec. 6 after a 49ers touchdown.The fight began shortly after Amp Lee scored a third-quarter TD. As the clubs' extra-point teams both started onto the field, a fight began between the Dolphins' defensive team and the 49ers' offensive squad."It was something that had been building for awhile," said Dolphins nose tackle Chuck Klingbeil, who was fined $2,000.
September 6, 1994
DURHAM, N.C. -- Bob Matheson, a key member of the "No Name" defense that led the Miami Dolphins to three straight Super Bowls in the early 1970s, has died after a long battle with Hodgkin's disease. He was 49.Matheson died yesterday at Duke University Hospital.A first-team All-American for Duke in 1966, Matheson was a first-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns.He joined the Dolphins in 1971 and was a key member of the "53 Defense," named for his uniform number, which helped Miami get to three straight Super Bowls, the Dolphins winning in 1973-74.
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