Dan Pastorini changed the way NFL quarterbacks played the game, donning the first Flak Jacket to protect three shattered ribs. He threw perhaps the most fateful pass in playoff history, a controversial championship moment that led to use of NFL replay. He dated Farrah Fawcett, married a Playboy model and posed for Playgirl. Pastorini never has told the whole story. Until now. Here's an excerpt from his new book, Taking Flak -- My Life in the Fast Lane. Copyright © 2011 by Dan Pastorini. All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever.
Redmond O'Neal, the son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett, returned to jail Thursday after he was caught with illegal drugs at the rehab clinic where he was undergoing court-ordered treatment, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney said.
The troubled son of Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett pleads no contest to gun and heroin possession
The united father-daughter duo dance at the Hollywood Arts Center for at-risk young adults
Redmond O'Neal pleads not guilty to the latest drug charges that could send him back to prison
His father, Ryan O'Neal, and sister Tatum O'Neal sat behind Redmond O'Neal in court Thursday as he entered a not guilty plea to charges he possessed heroin and an illegal handgun.
Farrah Fawcett's family marks the first anniversary of her death and discuss how they are coping with their loss.
The son of Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal was arrested on a drug charge during a traffic stop in Santa Monica, California, on Tuesday morning, police said.
Thirty-five years ago, it was the fantasy of millions of teenage boys. From now on, it will be a museum piece.
Worn well, denim can look smoldering. We're not talking "mom jeans" here, or the first pairs designed in the 1870s to serve as sturdy workwear for Gold Rush laborers. Think Brooke Shields in her Calvins or Farrah Fawcett in Jordache and you're on the right track. InStyle.com picks the most memorable denim looks.
History's best bathing suits aren't always practical -- Raquel Welch's Paleolithic two-piece from One Million Years B.C. wouldn't have lasted long in open water--but they're impossible to forget. InStyle fashion director Hal Rubenstein shares the top ten on-screen swimsuits that are forever in our memories.
Ryan, Tatum and Redmond O'Neal gather at the late actress' gravesite to pay their respects
Farrah Fawcett's son, Redmond O'Neal, visited his mother's grave for the first time Friday, the anniversary of the actress's death.
Farrah Fawcett's death a year ago was the top story for only a few hours, quickly eclipsed by shocking news that Michael Jackson had died.
Showbiz Tonight's A.J. Hammer talks about the recent passing of Farrah Fawcett.
What do President Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have in common?
Her omission was intentional, says the Academy official who assembled the tribute
Ryan O'Neal's daughter says fans will never forget "international icon" Farrah Fawcett
But an Academy Award spokeswoman says, "We can't include everybody" in the tribute montage
"I'm doing great," the son of Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal tells PEOPLE. "I m focused on my recovery"
Redmond O'Neal, son of actors Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett, is back in jail after violating his parole with a drug-related charge last week.
The troubled son of Farrah Fawcett is back behind bars after a Dec. 29 hearing
The actor confirms son Redmond is the "primary beneficiary," but doesn't say what - if anything - she leaves him
The son of Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett is "coming to grips with addiction and recovery," his lawyer tells PEOPLE
A month after Farrah Fawcett died, CNN's Campbell Brown talks to a writer from Vanity Fair about Ryan O'Neal.
Plus, O'Neal says he didn't recognize daughter Tatum at Fawcett's funeral
Ryan O'Neal says his troubled son expressed his regrets to his dying mother
The late TV star is nominated as executive producer for the documentary Farrah's Story
Elvis Presley. Marilyn Monroe. Jim Morrison.
A grieving Ryan O'Neal says he is proud of his and Farrah's son
Ryan O'Neal and son Redmond join friends at private service in Los Angeles
Friends and family of actress Farrah Fawcett -- including longtime partner Ryan O'Neal and their son Redmond, who was temporarily freed from jail for the service -- gathered Tuesday to say goodbye.
Last Thursday my wife, Eleanor, flew to Houston, Texas, to see her grandmother, Nana, who had just suffered a debilitating stroke.
Intimates recall the woman behind the smile: fierce, funny and full of adventure
The actress's son, serving time for violating probation, will be at the service Tuesday
A private funeral service for actress Farrah Fawcett will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles, California, according to her publicist.
Bruce McBroom looks back to 1976 and that soon-to-be famous red bikini pose
The icon will be laid to rest at a private Catholic ceremony in Los Angeles
Relying on her Catholic faith, the actress resolved to fight her disease until the end
"She's gone. She now belongs to the ages," Ryan O'Neal tells PEOPLE of the iconic TV star
From her brave cancer battle to her days as a Charlie's Angel, look back at Farrah's life
TV critic Tom Gliatto remembers her best performances - vulnerable and surprising
"Now she has peace as she rests with the real angels," says her Charlie's Angels costar Jaclyn Smith
Farrah Fawcett, who skyrocketed to fame in the 1970's on 'Charlie's Angels' has died. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
The following is roundup of reactions to the death of actress Farrah Fawcett, as compiled by The CNN Wire. Fawcett died Thursday, after battling cancer.
Farrah Fawcett, the blonde-maned actress whose best-selling poster and "Charlie's Angels" stardom made her one of the most famous faces in the world, died Thursday. She was 62.
The news that one of America's TV icons is suffering from cancer brought sadness. Learning the type of cancer she had made some squeamish.
Ryan O'Neal has been by the actress's side throughout her cancer battle
The actor tells Barbara Walters they will finally tie the knot once Fawcett is able
Farrah Fawcett, whose public battle with anal cancer has brought new attention to a rarely discussed disease, has not been given a timetable from her doctor about how much time she has left, according to her friend Alana Stewart.
Farrah Fawcett, the actress known worldwide for her beauty and her role on "Charlie's Angels," is reportedly seriously ill and may be close to death after a long battle with cancer.
Larry King talks to Candy Spelling about her 30 year friendship with Farrah Fawcett and her struggle with cancer.
A rep for the actor slams the allegations as "hurtful during this very sensitive time"
CNN attends the premiere of a feature-length documentary that chronicles Farrah Fawcett's battle with cancer.
As Ryan O'Neal walked the red carpet at the premiere of "Farrah's Story," he stopped every few feet to answer reporters' questions about Farrah Fawcett's battle with cancer.
A tearful O'Neal admits he is "semi-prepared" to lose the love of his life
The gravely ill Charlie's Angel star talks about her cancer fight in a TV documentary
"I think she believed she would survive," he says. "That's not how it's going"
Two weeks, the doctors estimated. That's how long they expected Lillie Bradley to live after an infection spread to her pancreas, liver and bile duct.
He and son Redmond "looked at each other and we knew," says the actor
"I'm a private person," says the cancer-stricken star. "I'm shy about people knowing things"
"I won't know this world without her," the teary-eyed actor tells PEOPLE
Redmond O'Neal shows little emotion during his latest drug court appearance
The troubled son of ailing Farrah Fawcett and actor Ryan O'Neal remains in custody
Supervised visits to gravely ill relatives are allowed, but a source tells PEOPLE that Fawcett's condition hasn't changed
Plus, a friend of the ailing actress denies that the star is down to 86 lbs.
The troubled son of actor Ryan O'Neal is given another chance at rehab
"She's walking and in great spirits and looking forward to celebrating Easter at home," her doctor tells PEOPLE
But Alana Stewart says the actress has been put "in a panic" by erroneous media reports about her health
Farrah Fawcett has been hospitalized in the latest stage of her battle against cancer, a producer working with the actress said Monday.
The hospitalized actress, who is battling cancer, is expected to go home in a few days, her rep tells PEOPLE
Redmond O'Neal, the son of Oscar-nominated actor Ryan O'Neal and actress Farrah Fawcett, was arrested Sunday morning on drug charges, authorities said.
Substances believed to be methamphetamines were found at the actor's home during a routine probation search
California first lady Maria Shriver is among more than 30 celebrities and other high-profile patients who had their confidential records breached at UCLA Medical Center
Farrah Fawcett, who has been battling cancer since September 2006, tells Extra she's "doing well."
Farrah Fawcett is receiving "alternative treatments" for cancer in Germany - and videotaping the experience for a possible documentary, a close friend of the actress's tells PEOPLE.
Ryan O'Neal won't face charges in the fight with his son Griffin, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Farrah Fawcett, who was declared cancer-free in February, discovered this week the cancer has returned, PEOPLE has confirmed.
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