Richard Hyatt

Richard Hyatt

Spec loved the game

He was a husband to Tommye, and until the day she died she tried to make him behave. He was a one-man neighborhood watch, who never stopped peeking through his blinds. He was a surrogate grandfather to the cute little girl next door, and for 26 years she loved Mr. Spec. He was a baseball man, who sold peanuts, swapped players and rooted for the home team.

Richard Hyatt

Richard Hyatt: Athletes over administrators

College sports programs no longer need recycled football players to run the show. Instead of athletic directors who understand the spread offense they should want administrators who can sell beef jerky and convince customers they need a cellphone that’s smarter than an outside linebacker.

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Richard Hyatt: The return of a Southern staple

They were belly bombs on little square buns, served in a simple setting that glistened with stainless steel and pure white porcelain. On a stool at a spotless counter you watched the cook throw paper-thin hamburger patties on a grill. The aroma of steaming onions was in the air, and so was the magic of a Krystal.

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Richard Hyatt: 'Silent Night' tradition continues

The song belongs to the world but it was part of Samantha Mohr's family lore when she was growing up, a Christmas carol composed by an ancestor whose words are almost as familiar as Scriptures that describe the night shepherds keeping watch over their flocks were visited by a heavenly host.

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