A disturbing twist with Bob Hayes' family?

February, 2, 2009
2/02/09
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Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

Is the woman who read that emotional letter from Bob Hayes really the late receiver's sister? It seems that other members of the Hayes family have their doubts.

I've visited with Lucille Hester in the past, and I know that Hayes' close friend and former teammate Rayfield Wright believes she is indeed his sister. I have a call into Hester right now. I'll let you know what she says.

Mike Fisher, a former Cowboys beat writer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, had the original story on this topic. Honestly, I'm just glad Hayes has finally taken his rightful spot in the Hall of Fame. That's the most important story to come out Saturday. Hopefully the family issue will sort itself out sometime before Hayes' induction in August.

You certainly don't want a family squabble upstaging such an important day. But if Hester turns out to be an imposter, she's done a remarkable job. And why hasn't the family spent more time fighting this in the past?

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