Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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My colleague Jason Whitlock would say ***** Galore nabbed another victim Tuesday when Bobby Petrino was fired as Arkansas' head football coach after trying to cover up a relationship with a 25-year-old employee. I'd add onto the list, right there along with Ms. Galore, another key factor that often lingers in the background of big-time athletics and the big-time men who make big-time money because of them: unrestrained hubris. Petrino is by all accounts a very formidable football coach. In four years at Arkansas, he led the Razorbacks to a 34-17 record, including an 11-2 mark last season in which they finished as the No. 5 team in the country. Petrino and his program were speeding toward a very rosy future. Then, southeast of Fayetteville on April 1, a motorcycle carrying the coach, a young woman and his mammoth ego crashed. It sure sounds like Ms. Galore made sure Petrino, a husband and father of four, climbed onto that bike with Dorrell, a former Arkansas volleyball player and...
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