A perfect season of friendship lasts nearly 50 years

Among the many enduring friendships built during the Lombardi era, perhaps the most unusual was that of tight end Marv Fleming and my mother, Peggy Kostelnik. Fleming, who stood 6-4, grew up poor in South Los Angeles. Boosted by her sixties bouffant, Mom barely reached 5-2 and led a charmed life as a Cincinnati co-ed. [...]

An All-Star Wisconsin Sports Weekend

We went five-for-five last weekend, with our state ranked high school football team, the University of Wisconsin football team, our beloved Milwaukee Brewers and the Green Packers all winning key games (the Brewers won twice!). Molly and I were lucky enough to watch the Brewers win their first playoff game in 30 years at Miller Park. [...]