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Wisdom for Coaches From Maya Angelou

Wisdom for Coaches From Maya Angelou

Sports pages these days are littered with stories of coaches being investigated and even sued for various forms of mistreatment of their athletes. On the one hand, many think the flurry of accusations come from a generation of athletes who can’t handle demanding coaching because they are used to being coddled. On the other hand,

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Out of Bounds – NBA Playoffs

“Starting 5 – Out of Bounds” by Greg Youncofski was originally published by HoopDirt.com Executing on your SLOBs/BLOBs is one sign of a well-coached and focused team. Out of bounds plays are a great opportunity for a team to run the exact action that they want and for a coach to put his best players in great

April 4, 2016 - Houston, TX, USA - Villanova's Kris Jenkins shoots the game-winning three-point basket over North Carolina on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (Credit Image: � Yong Kim/TNS via ZUMA Wire)

Championship #XsOs – Villanova Wildcats

The Villanova Wildcats won the 2016 National Championship over the North Carolina Tarheels in dramatic fashion Monday night. With 4.7 seconds on the clock the Wildcats ran a great end of game pitch set to get Kris Jenkins an open look at 3 and the championship. Nova also runs a terrific 4-out motion offense that Coach

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4 Keys to Oregon State’s Team Culture

So many vivid pictures of March Madness history play in my mind: Villanova upsetting Georgetown, La Tech’s short sleeve uniforms, Jimmy V looking for someone to hug, Pat Summitt’s orange suit, Laettner’s turn-around jumper and Charlotte Smith’s shot that lifted UNC to the title. It’s still one of my favorite times of the year, but

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