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Geno

“With the absence of pressure, it’s hard to do great things.” Geno Auriemma Geno Auriemma has been the Head Coach of the University of Connecticut’s Women’s Basketball team for more than 30 years. Auriemma has led the Huskies to a … Continue reading

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Pat

“Attitude is a choice. Think positive thoughts. Believe in yourself.” Pat Summitt Pat Summitt chalked up 1,098 wins during her 38 year tenure as Tennessee’s Women’s head basketball coach. Pat won more games than any other NCAA Division 1 head … Continue reading

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Nate The Great

“Nate Thurmond was one of the fiercest competitors I ever played against.” Jerry West Nate Thurmond recently passed away at age 74. Nate Thurmond was a seven-time NBA All-Star. Thurmond was named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA … Continue reading

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The Bird

“Mark Fidrych brought baseball back to the people. He made it popular again.” Willie Horton Mark Fidrych won the American League’s Rookie of the Year award in 1976. Fidrych was 19-9 for the Detroit Tigers that season. His 2.34 ERA … Continue reading

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Butch

“You’ve got to relax and realize it’s the pitcher who’s in trouble, not you.” Hitting Coach: Harold “Butch” Wynegar Butch Wynegar caught in the Major Leagues for some 13 years. In 1976, at age 20, Butch became the first ever … Continue reading

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Pop

“I have been blessed with a group of players that go on the court and win games.” Gregg Popovich Gregg Popovich has coached the San Antonio Spurs for some 20 years. The Spurs have won five NBA Championships during Popovich’s … Continue reading

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Late Bloomer

“The failure that I’ve gone through makes me appreciate the moments of success much more. Jake Arrieta Jake Arrieta won last year’s National League Cy Young award with a record of 22-6 and a 1.77 ERA. Arrieta had an incredible … Continue reading

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