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February 7, 2016
Who likes the sound of 'Governor Peyton Manning'?
Peyton Manning will play in Super Bowl 50. I hope that he wins. The Panthers are great, but I hope that the gods of football intervene and make Denver a champion. It's all about Manning for me today. A few years ago, I remember reading a Bart Starr biography. It took me back to the late 1960s, when this kid from Cuba fell in love with football watching #15 Starr hand off to Taylor or pass to McGee. I loved Starr and remember reading that many wanted him to run for governor in Wisconsin and then in his native Alabama. He didn't, and that's a shame. We know of Jack Kemp's political success after putting down the football. Jim Bunning won 224 games and became a U.S. senator from Kentucky. Dave Bing went from the NBA to mayor of Detroit, Bill Bradley from the NBA to the U.S. Senate, Alan Page from the NFL to associate supreme court justice in Minnesota, J.C. Watts from the Oklahoma Sooners to the...(Read Full Post)