Sport: Dolphins in Drydock

With a pool a few feet from his bedroom, a golf course just beyond his backyard, and consecutive Super Bowl victories in his scrapbook, Miami Dolphin Coach Don Shula could hardly be blamed for romping on his laurels. Training camp does not open for 3½ months; there should be little to do. Right? Wrong. Shula is in fact working ten hours or more a day searching out Dolphin weaknesses and building strengths.

Most pro football coaches go through a similar process. None is more exacting than Chief Mechanic and Perfectionist Shula, who is intent...

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