Once about 15 years ago, I was walking in downtown Waco alongside my friend and fellow Tribune-Herald sportswriter John Werner. I think we’d gone for lunch over on Austin Avenue, and were taking advantage of the short walk and sunny day.
Following the biggest moment of his basketball coaching life, all Virginia coach Tony Bennett could think about was a tee time.
You know, the outside-looking-in perspective never gets it exactly right.
An oft-repeated ominous statistic suggests that at least half of all new restaurants fail within the first year.
People got a good glimpse of it when “Remember the Titans” came out. Coach Yoast’s daughter, Sheryl filled water cups at practice, grabbed players by the face mask to coach them up and endlessly paced in the bleachers emphatically questioning the referees’ calls.