Daily Archives January 2, 2019

Heavenly Stars remembered fondly

Kelvin Bryant, owner Myles Tanenbaum and coach Jim Mora celebrate the Stars’ championship during a celebration on July 16, 1984. (Michael Mercanti/Staff file photo)

JIM MORA sat in the den of his Palm Springs home, tan and fit and still so damn young-looking even at the age of 79.

Behind him, the walls were filled with dozens of pictorial memories of a successful coaching career that saw his teams win 125 NFL regular-season games. Only 24 other coaches in history have more victories.

But the photograph Mora was focused on at the moment had nothing to do with any of those 125 wins.

The picture shows him standing on a platform in JFK Plaza holding up a trophy with two other men.

It was taken 30 years ago today, at the end of the victory parade the city threw for Mora and his Philadelphia S...

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