Hall inductees personify resilience
Damon Runyon, one of the early stars of this business, typed out of the side of his mouth. His best-known epigraph captured the Noo Yawk wiseguy in him: "The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet."
It's a great line, and on Wednesday, the new class of the College Football Hall of Fame proved it to be pretty much baloney. Swift and strong is well and good, but the men honored by the National Football Foundation spoke about resilience.
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