Sonny Dykes, a Bitter Divorce and a Rivalry Inflamed

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Sports Illustrated

By Ross Dellenger Mustangs faithful felt “stabbed in the back” when he left for their crosstown rival. On Saturday, he returns to Dallas—in purple. At Le Bilboquet, a boutique French bistro in Dallas, the servers know Bill Armstrong well enough to refer to him by his first name. Bill, they say, likes to sit on the patio for dinner. They know Bill’s “usual” order. Sometimes, Bill eats here twice a day. He’s had the fish, chicken and the steak, and he has tested his seasoned pallet on many of the wines (Bill and wife Elisabeth own a California winery). Slender and tall, Bill arrives at the resta…

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