Ex-Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula wins Lamar Hunt Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Don Shula, the NFL's career leader in coaching victories, will be honored with the Lamar Hunt Award given annually to an individual who helped to shape professional football.

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Shula will be honored on March 2 in Kansas City.

The longtime Miami Dolphins coach had a regular-season record of 328-156-6 during a 33-year career, and coached in six Super Bowls, winning two of them. His 1972 team, which remains the only team to finish off a perfect season, will also be honored during the black-tie event.

The Lamar Hunt Award is named after the late Kansas City Chiefs owner who helped to found the AFL.

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