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Quote of the Day: On Compassion

 

“I didn’t figure the fans wanted to sit through a sudden death. You can’t say I’m without compassion, although I’ve been accused of it.” — Vince Lombardi, on going for a touchdown to end the 1967 NFL Championship Game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the football game known to history as the “Ice Bowl.” With wind chills reaching -38°, it was the coldest title game played in NFL history.