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A Life Manifesto for the Class of 2014

Kalon Gutierrez | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Kalon Gutierrez

Class of 2014, as you embark upon graduation, I ask you to take a long drawn out second to determine what you aspire your own life pie to be. And I challenge you to stick to it.

Great Sports Wisdom You Can Use -- Even If You Don't Play Sports

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.18.2013 | Sports

Certainly great coaches spend a great deal of time and effort trying to best their competitors. But for many of the greatest coaches, their legacies g...

Wooden & Me Reads Like Coach & You

Greg Woodburn | Posted 08.02.2013 | Books
Greg Woodburn

In 1987, as a young sports writer and newlywed, my dad met John Wooden while covering a talk Coach gave. A thank-you note from Wooden for the column my dad wrote led to a shared morning walk.

UCLA To Honor John Wooden At Graduation Ceremony

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College


John Wooden -- Beyond Categorization

Nelson Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nelson Davis

Now that Wooden's body has died, an untold number of us recognize his unique spirit that defied the confines of being labeled as just a basketball coach.

John Wooden: How Poetry Shaped My Career

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Great Scorer John Wooden Poetry Magazine At UCLA, where I was head coach of men's varsity basketball for twenty-seven years, poetry was one of my...

John Wooden Hospitalized, In 'Grave' Condition: Report

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Former UCLA basketball coach and Hall of Famer John Wooden was reportedly hospitalized in Los Angeles on Thursday night. Los Ange...