Gale Sayers moving Brian Piccolo tribute that inspired a movie

Gale Sayers’ moving Brian Piccolo tribute that inspired a movie turns 50

The evening was winding down, at last, the rostrum of speakers dragging the proceedings ever closer to the midnight hour. Much of that night of May 25, 1970, had been a procession of sharp one-liners and clever retorts, 600 people gathered in a ballroom at the old Americana Hotel on 7th Avenue and 53rd Street,...