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Pat Summitt

Forty Years Later, The First U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team’s Legacy Is Clear

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.03.2016 | Sports

Forty years ago this summer, a team of 12 women laid the foundation for the future of women’s basketball in the United States, competing as part of ...

Sport and Society for Arete -NBA Finals, Summitt and Howe

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is always a surprise to me that so much can happen in SportsWorld in only two weeks. It was just over two weeks ago that I left for Canada and the ...

Before Pat Summitt Was A Coach, She Was A Player

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.28.2016 | Sports

When we think of of Pat Summitt, most of us think of the basketball coach. That makes sense. After all, Summitt spent four decades at the University o...

What Pat Summitt's Death Can Teach Us About Early Onset Alzheimer's

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.21.2016 | Healthy Living

The news of Pat Summitt's death continues to ripple through the sports world, but it also shines a crucial light on another community: those who are s...

The Entire Sports World Is Mourning Hoops Hero Pat Summitt

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 06.28.2016 | Sports

On Tuesday morning, the basketball world lost a legend. Pat Summitt, the winningnest coach in NCAA Division I history, passed away after spending four...

Legendary College Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.28.2016 | Sports

Pat Summitt, the winningest basketball coach in NCAA Division I history who presided over a nearly four-decade dynasty at the University of Tennessee,...

Where Men Can Make More Money At Colleges

ProPublica | Nina Martin | Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

For nearly 40 years, the University of Tennessee's Lady Vols were a role model for college athletics 2014 everybody's favorite example of what is poss...

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...

Pat XO

Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports
Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters

Pat Summitt is a pioneer in women's sports, and as much as she was feared on the court, she was loved off of it.

What WNBA Cares Week Means to Me

Kara Lawson | Posted 07.20.2013 | Sports
Kara Lawson

I am proud to be part of organizations like the Connecticut Sun and the WNBA that put such emphasis on giving back to the communities and people that support them.

WATCH: Pat Summitt Speaks At ESPYS

Posted 07.12.2012 | Sports

Amidst the slick highlight montages, the host's one liners and awkward presenter banter, the ESPY Awards Show is usually good for at least two poignan...

Presidential Medal of Freedom Honoree Pat Summitt

Diana Nyad | Posted 06.01.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

I have known Coach Summitt over these many years. I stand in awe of what she has accomplished on the hard courts, and now equally in awe of how she plans to manage her disease in public, with the hopes of showing all of us that there can be grace and maybe even victory once the diagnosis has been issued.

Help Me Nominate Five Glamour Women of the Year

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Arianna Huffington

As an advisory board member of Glamour Women of the Year, I have the privilege of nominating five inspiring women -- or groups of women -- who have made an impact in 2012. And I'd love to hear your suggestions.

A 'Thank You' To Pat Summitt

Melissa Carter | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Melissa Carter

It was a unique experience to attend UT while Pat Summitt was head coach, because there were as many fans cheering on the women's basketball team as the men's. Through Coach Summitt the entire country learned that women could be just as competitive as men, both on and off the court.

Pat Summitt's Candor Is a 'Win' for Young-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

Eric J. Hall | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

Every time news hits about Pat Summitt -- not about her victories with the University of Tennessee women's basketball team, but about her fight with dementia -- it's a win for the cause.

When Your Mom Forgets Who You Are

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chuck Gomez

I'll never forget the moment when I realized my mother no longer knew who I was. For every child of a parent with Alzheimer's, that reality is a devastating one. How could she not recognize me?

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.20.2012 | New York
Len Berman

With both teams wearing throwback uniforms, the Red Sox will host the Yankees today to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park.

Pat Summitt Passes Torch.. And Whistle

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

"I want you to listen to this," Pat Summitt said on Thursday afternoon as she began spinning a yarn about the hiring letter she had received from the ...

The End Of The Summitt Era

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

Where do we even begin with Pat Summitt? After 38 seasons coaching women's basketball at the University of Tennessee, the coaching icon has steppe...

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...

WATCH: Baylor Star Ejected During Elite Eight Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

Before the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament got underway, the only question being asked was, "Can any team stop Baylor?" After four rounds of tourname...

Eurozone Woes - Is The Union Falling Apart?

Seth Engel | Posted 02.14.2012 | World
Seth Engel

The original goals of the European Union of were peace, stability, security, economic solidarity and the promotion of humanitarian values. In the all-out effort to retain Moody's AAA status, it is integral to keep those goals ahead of us, not in the rearview mirror.

All-Time Winningest Coaches In Various Sports

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

On Monday evening, longtime Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski passed his former coach and mentor Bobby Knight in all-time Division 1 men's basketb...

Help Us Pick the Sports Game Changers of 2011

Posted 12.04.2011 | Sports

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under th...

Long-Term Health Care: Think, Plan While You're Healthy, Able

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Americans are notorious disease-and-death deniers. We cling to the fantasy that death will come only when we're age 100 and have earlier taken a brisk walk, read the WSJ and had a romp in the hay. It doesn't happen that way.