A quarterback and a gentleman

A quarterback and a gentleman

Three times in my own life legendary quarterback Bart Starr showed up in classier-than-he-needed-to-be ways and I am just one periphary person in his very big life. In the coming days as we all mourn his loss we can soothe ourselves with hundreds of these kinds of stories about his innate generosity and commitment to [...]

Super Bowl and Civil Rights Champions

Super Bowl and Civil Rights Champions

It seemed to me that the laughter, crossing 2,000 miles and bubbling up over 52 years, is one of the best indications of Vince Lombardi’s success as both a Super Bowl and civil rights champion. After seeing a photo of herself and Ruth Pitts as part of the “Delay of Game” exhibit at the Neville [...]