“No family is perfect, but life’s too short.” — Eddie DeBartolo Jr.
“We’re both short, unathletic and grew up in Youngstown.” — Jed York
First a salute to Old Man Jack Harbaugh. A 72-year-old football coach who, with his wife Jackie, fathered the first pair of brothers to serve as NFL coaches and the first pair of head coaching brothers to face off in a Super Bowl: John and Jim Harbaugh. Also, from Ohio; Jack and Jackie both Bowling Green alums, making this a Super Bowl born entirely from #MACtion.
Of course, stories about good parenting are far from the worst (did you know that John and Jim have a sister, too (Joani), and that she’s married to University of Indiana mens head basketball coach Tom Crean?). But stories about families that go through terrible things that cause terrible interfamilial disputes, that go on to manage to reconcile their terrible differences to become a family again, also a family in the Super Bowl, and almost (surely soo...