Dick Trickle would stay out all night, drink everyone under the table, tell the best stories, lie the best lies, then limp back to the room — he limped from childhood injury — take a quick shower, grab his pack of cigarettes (he would go through a pack or two every race) and without a wink of sleep go out and win the race like it was nothing. Then he would get out the car, find an Old Style beer, down it in about three seconds and start the process all over again. “I’ve seen him do it,” Larry told me. “Man wasn’t human.”
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost, left, talks with general manager Dayton Moore before a baseball game with the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, April 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick, wearing a shirt from the Rabil collection, said “marketing isn’t my thing, but I have no problem aligning myself with Paul Rabil on anything.” Belichick played lacrosse at Wesleyan.