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Former Dolphin Jim Mandich dies at 62

Updated: April 27, 2011, 10:42 AM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Jim Mandich, who won two Super Bowl rings with the Miami Dolphins and later became a popular radio announcer for the team, died Tuesday at age 62.

The Dolphins confirmed the death of Mandich, who was also a star at Michigan. He was diagnosed with bile-duct cancer in early 2010, but continued to work on game broadcasts last season.

Mandich was a tight end for the Dolphins when they achieved the NFL's only perfect season in 1972, and he helped them repeat as Super Bowl champions ...

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