In 1966, this Green Beret Sergeant had the number-one song in the country. In September 1988 he was shot in the head in central America, leaving larger-than-life legends, several theories, and perhaps the truth somewhere in between.
The onetime coach at Southwestern Louisiana was vilified for violating NCAA rules, but the author, who grew up in Cajun country, remembers him for doing something courageous: helping to integrate college basketball in the Deep South.
SWM, professional football player, seeks beautiful, intelligent young woman to help design dream house and create family equivalent of America’s Team. Must spend Sundays in crowded stadiums rooting for Dallas Cowboys. Dislike of 49ers and Redskins a plus.