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A Surprise Sprinkle For NFL's Dolphins, Seahawks

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A Surprise Sprinkle For NFL's Dolphins, Seahawks

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A Surprise Sprinkle For NFL's Dolphins, Seahawks

A Surprise Sprinkle For NFL's Dolphins, Seahawks

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When Miami hosted Seattle over the weekend, something strange happened in the third quarter: The sprinklers came on. A quick play-by-play announcer joked: "This is just Miami's way of showing a little Seattle hospitality." But the hospitality only went so far. Miami beat Seattle, 24-21.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with an example of home field advantage. The Miami Dolphins hosted the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend. And with 1:40 to play in the third quarter, something strange happened: The sprinklers came on. A quick play-by-play announcer joked: This is just Miami's way of showing a little Seattle hospitality. But if that's what it was, the hospitality only went so far. Miami defeated Seattle, 24-21. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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