He lived fast, and paid for it. You don't need to read too far between the lines of a new Mickey Mantle biography to find teaching moments for today's anything-goes athletes.
Want to make being a fan fun again? Had enough with the empty, bloated statements from sports figures? Reach for the remote and hit mute.
Lou Piniella has the best worst job in sports at the moment, but he's giving it up. Who's brave enough to take on the Cubs next?