Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Tampa Sports History, 9/5/70

This week 40 years ago, the Washington Redskins came to Tampa for an exhibition game against the Miami Dolphins. Nearly 1,000 miles away, however, their head coach, Vince Lombardi, lay dying in a hospital bed. Would the news around Lombardi's health overshadow the game itself? 

To read more, check out the Tampa Sports History blog, or the September 3 print edition of La Gaceta newspaper.

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