Dan McCarney Is Unstoppable

North Texas coach Dan McCarney had a stroke, and now he's back to work. He took his stroke like a man, at one point self-prescribing some Grey Goose and perhaps a little bit of dirt on it. I kind of want to be Dan McCarney when I grow up. Can confirm this is the sort of thing that goes through a father's mind during a life-threatening episode:

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"I've got two daughters," he said of Jillian and Melanie, "and what kept flashing in my head was my family. 'Is this it?' I don't have any practice at [strokes], so I'm not thinking, 'OK, this is one of those strokes. I'll be fine, get some juice, some medication, get on a helicopter and I'll be all right.'

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