Posts tagged "sweetness"

"Sweetness" Book is Deep, Cumulative Look at Walter Payton, NOT a Sleazy Tell-All

"Sweetness" Book is Deep, Cumulative Look at Walter Payton, NOT a Sleazy Tell-All
Jeff Pearlman‘s new book Sweetness: the Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton is a complete biography; not a hagiography. It paints the greatest runner in Chicago Bears, possibly NFL history as a human being, not a saint. Because that’s who Walter Payton was- a person with many virtues and faults, character concerns and contradictions, just like... Read more »

New Walter Payton bio Highlights Painkiller Abuse, Adultery, Suicide Contemplation

New Walter Payton bio Highlights Painkiller Abuse, Adultery, Suicide Contemplation
As this story revolves around my favorite player as a kid, Chicago Bears legend Walter Payton, who held every major NFL record for rushing at a time, I post it with a heavy heart. Not only did I look up to #34 as a kid, I had lunch with him and spent a day with... Read more »