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DIARY UPDATE: Week 16, 2017


WEEK 16 2017


Men of League Brisbane Committee meet at Ithaca Bowls Club, with the annual golf day the main agenda item. 444 more words

Diary Of A Retired Rugby League Journalist

Week 46: A Season on the Brink

A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
John Feinstein, 1986, 337 pp.

In his many years as head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers mens’ basketball squad, Bob Knight never lived down his reputation as a hothead. 449 more words

Ex-Indiana guard reveals the reason behind Bob Knight's infamous chair throw

Former Indiana head coach Bob Knight had perhaps the most iconic ejection in college basketball history back in 1985 when he threw a chair across the court in a game against Purdue. 222 more words


The Quintessence : (Part Two)

In this second instalment, we examine the XJ6’s technical package.

Sanctioned in 1964, XJ4 was intended to launch in 1967, which seems in hindsight to have been a rather optimistic timescale. 987 more words


Coaches: Youth sports, social media, parents have changed the job

Gene Demaree was in his early 20s, recently graduated from the University of Tulsa, when he was hired as the boys basketball coach at Aurora in 1966. 3,160 more words


'A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers' by John Feinstein (1986)

I could spend months simply reading John Feinstein sports books such is quantity of high quality books he has produced over his career. Perhaps more than any,  487 more words

Beyond The Bracket Film Review: The Last Days Of Knight

There isn’t a ton going on in the college hoops world right now. Recruiting classes are starting to get finalized while the deadline for underclassmen to test the NBA draft waters is at midnight tonight. 832 more words