Appreciation: Tom Landry

No one expected him to vanish from the sport. When he lost the Dallas Cowboys, the team he loved, everyone expected TOM LANDRY to move on to another, to lead a different tribe of men to even more victories, even more Super Bowls. After all, Landry was the third most winning coach in the National Football League, after Don Shula and George Halas. But following a graceless dismissal by Dallas' new owner in 1989, Landry remained a silent, mournful football widower, reproachfully if silently carrying a torch for the team that moved on without him to further victories. At his firing,...

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