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Pat Summit

Can Women Bring Civility to Our Playing Fields?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.27.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The bold move of hiring Julie Hermann as the new athletic director of Rutgers University signaled an important recognition in the sports world: not only can women do a 'man's job', but a female touch may be just what that world needs.

Pat Summitt Speaks About Stepping Aside

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 06.19.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summitt was relaxed, smiling and even cracking jokes – looking and sounding totally at peace knowing she will never...

A Look At Pat Summitt's Condition, Early-Onset Dementia

Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Legendary Tennessee Volunteers coach Pat Summitt -- who coached the women's basketball team for nearly four decades and is considered the sport's "win...

How Women Influence Sports

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

I knew baseball and that's what mattered. They treated me, as I did them, as if we were working as a team, regardless of our differences.

Living With Midlife-Alzheimer's

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 10.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Pat Summit has set an example for thousands of others who are diagnosed with the degenerative cognitive disease during the height of their personal and professional lives.

Famed College Basketball Coach Suffering From Dementia

AP | By BETH RUCKER | Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt struggled for several months with how to tell the women's basketball players at Tennessee, recruits and fans that she ...