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Rexrode: Coach Cat is gone, but the legend and lessons remain

Dan Catignani brought a crumpled diagram of the play to practice Thursday, just in case Dustin Timmons had forgotten it — “The Belmont Bomb,” the schematic pride of Catignani’s youth coaching days, a play first scrawled on paper in the 1980s. 1,263 more words


Pat Summitt: athlete, coach, subversive

On October 20, WNBA star Candace Parker’s LA Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx to take the title. In a short and bittersweet interview with  ESPN on the boards immediately after the game, Parker, with tears in her eyes,  said “ 773 more words

Candace Parker Emotionally Dedicated The WNBA Championship To Pat Summitt

Candace Parker has done just about everything during her basketball career. On Thursday, she managed to receive the one thing that has evaded her ever since she turned pro: a WNBA championship. 230 more words


Coach Summitt's Definite Dozen

Coach Summitt’s Definite Dozen by Bob Starkey

This article was originally featured on HoopThoughts.Blogspot.com. Make sure to follow @CoachBobStarkey on twitter for more coaching info! 625 more words


Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw to receive Wooden coaching honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw will receive the John R. Wooden Award’s Legends of Coaching honor.

The annual award is given to college basketball coaches who exemplify the late UCLA legend’s standard of coaching success and personal integrity. 87 more words

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New book confirms Pat Summitt ‘lived every life lesson she taught’

Maria M. Cornelius knew a lot about Pat Summitt off the basketball court that millions of fans might not.

The veteran journalist knew the legendary coach loved to shop and possessed an unwavering, “hilarious” sense of humor. 881 more words

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Tamika Catchings Finds Old Note From The Late Pat Summitt

Tamika Catchings was recently cleaning out her garage when she found a note from her former University of Tennessee coach, Pat Summitt, dated back from July 25, 2002.   100 more words