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Former Miami Dolphins Coach Don Shula Admitted to Hospital

Legendary former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula has been admitted to the hospital, according to a statement from his family.

The statement, sent by Shula's wife, Mary Anne, on Tuesday read: "Coach Shula has been admitted to the hospital due to fluid retention and sleep apnea. The family is looking for a speedy recovery."

No further information has been released.

Shula, 86, coached for the Dolphins from 1970-1995 and the Baltimore Colts from 1963-1969.

He led his teams to an NFL-record 347 victories in 33 seasons and helped the Dolphins achieve the only perfect season in league history in 1972. He retired following the 1995 season and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997.

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