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Mike Ditka
Dreams die hard for an OG who can KISS his football career goodbye
Dreams die hard for an OG who can KISS his football career goodbye

Pro ball seems always to just elude my soft, suburban hands. I have this dream, over and over, where the QB zips a pass high over the middle, and I am unable to go up for it. I look down, and I see two newspaper editors wrapping their arms around my legs, preventing me from reaching the ball. One looks like Naomi Watts, the other .... Look, details aren't import. What's important is that something always seems to be holding us back from our dreams. Don't let it. Paper Lion? Meet Paper Kiss. So I follow this paper trail down to Santa Ana, where L.A.'s new Arena Football League team, the KISS, is holding open tryouts. This whole dream thing is a running theme, because everyone brings...

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