Hall of Famer Bert Jenkins, perhaps the best coach I ever covered and certainly in the top two or three, was not a screamer. Hollering and yelling - and certainly cussing - weren’t necessary for this gentleman/coach to make his points.
College football has begun. Excitement is high. And even if you don’t go to the games, you can turn on your TV at 11 in the morning and watch football non-stop till past midnight on any number of channels.
Our state’s literary excellence was on impressive display this past weekend during the remarkably successful Mississippi Book Festival. The Magnolia State’s tradition of renowned authors rivals our tradition of world-class athletic achievement.
When lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Mary Beth Cannon was a teen, she wrote a letter to Don and Carolyn Kessinger offering to babysit their boys, Keith and Kevin. She got the job. That was more than four decades ago.