Sport: Mack the Mini-Knife

If Mack Herron had carried a passport in his younger days, he could have listed his profession as loser. He majored in football at Kansas State, claimed that friction with his coach cost him a nomination for the Heisman Trophy, and quit school minus his degree. Pro offers were paltry, so Herron went to Canada. There he led the Canadian Football League in rushing but failed to awe the Winnipeg police. When they busted him for possession of marijuana, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers fired him. In 1973 he was back home in Chicago selling...

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