From a most curious Associated Press piece concerning the dead and their desire to posthumously watch their favorite teams, this note concerning the Dallas Cowboys no-ashes policy at Texas Stadium:
"It probably happens and we sort of turn a blind eye if people are discreet," said Rich Dalrymple, spokesman for the Dallas Cowboys. "But we don't really feel it's appropriate. And besides, these things have a way of turning into elaborate ceremonies and we don't want a stream of hearses pulling up to the stadium."
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!
Which, as you will note in the next paragraph, did not stop one Al Everest. --Robert Wilonsky