Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Roybal Waits, But Coaching Still in Him.(Journal North)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

From time to time, a reader -- or two, or three -- will send a letter to the Journal's sports desk. The author often takes the time to rip a group or individual to shreds but doesn't take the time to sign his or her name.

This week, one of those letters was impossible to ignore. Headed with the words "Twenty Reasons To Keep Lenny Roybal Away from Our Children" and signed "Concerned Parents & Community Members (Names withheld for fear of retaliation)," it was a David Letterman-esque list of accusations ranging from the sublime to the downright cruel.

A decorated yet controversial coach who carries a history of monumental successes and failures, Roybal has been out of coaching for three years. …

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