Stories tagged: Pat Summitt
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 8:10 P.M.
Pat Summitt’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease continues
Pat Summitt’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease continues, and has even gained momentum since her death.
SATURDAY, JULY 2, 2016, 2:15 P.M.
Sam Mellinger: On Pat Summitt, Buddy Ryan, and the parts of their stories the next wave of coaches should be hearing
Pat Summitt, proud owner of one of sports’ all-time steely glares, famously pounded the basketball court so hard that the rings on her hands flattened.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 3:27 P.M.
Steve Christiliaw: Legendary coach Pat Summitt raised the bar for women’s basketball
Summitt, 64, was the winningest major college basketball coach in the history of the game. Men’s basketball or women’s. More than Dean Smith. More than Adolph Rupp or John Wooden.
TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
Area coaches had special connection with Pat Summitt
Pat Summitt’s historic career not only made Tennessee women’s basketball a household name, her influence marched out of Knoxville and destroyed any notion that a woman or a mother couldn’t …
TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2016, 10:30 A.M.
Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. …
TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 7:17 P.M.
Pat Summitt’s legacy: 1,098 wins, countless women empowered
Pat Summitt was known for “the look” – a glare that could split atoms. She stomped on the sideline. She set up garbage cans at punishing practices so players could …
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 6:48 P.M.
Tyler Summitt resigns from Louisiana Tech
Tyler Summitt resigned from his job as Louisiana Tech women’s basketball coach on Thursday and acknowledged having an inappropriate relationship.
THURSDAY, DEC. 25, 2014
Tyler Summitt eases into head coaching career
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Tyler Summitt stares through his wire-rimmed glasses at a recent Louisiana Tech women’s basketball practice, watching with intensity as his players sprint, shift and shout instructions to …
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013
Show honors Summitt
Pat Summitt smiled, laughed and shook her head at times. The Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach, who has early onset dementia, was part of the audience watching a screening …
TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
Book sums up her life
Pat Summitt has trouble remembering records, scores and statistics from her 38-year career, but the former Tennessee women’s basketball coach says she still recalls all her former players. Summitt, 60, …
FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012
Ordered Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been found in contempt of court and ordered in Orange, Calif., to pay $500,000 in overdue child support to his ex-wife. An attorney …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012, 2:57 P.M.
Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as heroes
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats today, including rocker Bob …
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
Bjorklund reacts to Summitt stepping down
The news that Pat Summitt was stepping down as the Tennessee Lady Vols’ basketball coach didn’t shock former player Angie Bjorklund like the revelation last year that the legendary coach …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012, 5:33 P.M.
Bjorklund reacts to Summitt stepping down
The news that Pat Summitt was stepping down as the Tennessee Lady Vols’ basketball coach didn’t shock former player Angie Bjorklund like the revelation last year that the successful coach …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012, 11:40 A.M.
Tennessee’s Summitt steps aside
Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee’s women’s basketball coach and taking the title of “head coach emeritus” with long-time assistant Holly Warlick being promoted to replace the sport’s winningest …
SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012
Summitt’s future in mind of Lady Vols
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Pat Summitt isn’t sure she’ll coach Tennessee beyond this season. So if the Lady Volunteers are looking for some extra motivation, there it is.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2011
Summitts announce foundation creation
Tennessee coach Pat Summitt and her son, Tyler, have formed a foundation that will fund grants in support of Alzheimer’s research, treatment and education. The pair announced the creation of …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2011
Summitt vows to coach Vols despite early onset dementia
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Pat Summitt struggled for several months with how to tell the women’s basketball players at Tennessee, recruits and fans that she was having memory loss problems. Finally, …