Beano was an expert in friendship

Originally Published: October 11, 2012
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

Beano and I always ended our podcast with the quip, "Well, we fooled 'em again." And as I sit here, stunned and saddened, I have to say that Beano fooled me. He has been telling me for years that he focused every offseason on living until the start of football season. Once the games began, he knew he would never die, because he would stay alive long enough to find out who would be No. 1.

I suppose God needed to know who won the Northwestern-Minnesota game in 1940.

A few journalistic ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?