Sport: Proud Father, Proud Sons

Football is not just a game but a way of life. It's a game of courage, stamina and coordinated efficiency, of sacrifice, dedication, self-denial and love.

Vincent Lombardi set out to study for the Roman Catholic priesthood, but along the way he discovered another religion: football. To it, he brought his special brand of apostolic dedication and evangelical fervor. "Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing," was Lombardi's creed, and the scourge was his method. He elevated coaching to the level of mysticism, and his principal disciples—the Green Bay Packers—became the most spectacularly...

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