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Garo Yepremian dies at 70; kicker part of undefeated Dolphins team
Garo Yepremian dies at 70; kicker part of undefeated Dolphins team

Former NFL kicker Garo Yepremian, who was part of the Miami Dolphins' undefeated 1972 team and best remembered for his infamous Super Bowl blunder, died Friday of cancer. He was 70. Yepremian, who played 14 seasons in the NFL and won two Super Bowls with the Dolphins, died at a hospital in Media, Penn. He was diagnosed with cancer in May 2014, his wife, Maritza, told the Associated Press. A native of Cyprus, Yepremian emigrated to the United States with his brother at the age of 22. After watching an NFL game on television, he became convinced he could kick for an NFL team. The "soccer-style" kicker made his debut with the Detroit Lions in 1966, playing in...

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