Sport: No. 1, and Still Counting

At last, the Bear of Alabama goes over the mountain

After 315 victories now, after all the history of the past 36 years and after all the hyperbole of the past three weeks, who is this Paul W. ("Bear") Bryant anyway? Let's see. He is a football coach named for a bear (looks a little like a football, a lot like a bear). He is a brilliant coach who was never an innovator. He oversees practices from a tower yet touches each player personally somehow. He is a humanitarian who began accepting black players...

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