"I believe a lot of people want to see me self-destruct. They want to see me one day with handcuffs and walking into the police car, going to jail. ((They'll say)) 'Look, I told you he was headed for that.' "
-- Mike Tyson, June 1990
"To reach for the highest star,
No matter how far."
-- Desiree Washington, declaring her goal at the Miss Black America
Pageant in Indianapolis, July 1991
They met by a fluke of fate, like a tank and a tricycle at an intersection. He was the most dangerous man in sport, the once and (we supposed)...