Death of Garo Yepremian

May 15, 2015
Miami, Florida

Cypriot NFL kicker dies at 70
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By STEVEN WINE, The Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — Cypriot native Garo Yepremian, the former NFL kicker who helped the Miami Dolphins win consecutive NFL championships but is best remembered for a Super Bowl blooper, died of cancer on Friday at the age of 70.

Yepremian's wife, Maritza, said he died at a hospital in Media, Pennsylvania. His illness was diagnosed in May 2014, she said.

Yepremian played from 1966 to 1981 after arriving in the United States at age 22 and kicking...

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