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Pat Summitt

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 Summitt Hospitalized

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt is expected to be released Tuesday afternoon from ...

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.

Pat Summitt's Big Honor

AP | Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee plans to honor former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt by building an on-campus statue in her honor. Tennessee athletic depa...

How This Legend's Departure Affects An Entire Conference

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 12.30.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference begins the first year of the post-Pat Summitt era in an unfamiliar situation. Ten...

Did Tennessee Force Out Pat Summitt?

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 12.04.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt said in an affidavit that she initially felt she was being forced to step down as the Lady Vols' basketball coac...

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 07.08.2012 | Gay 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.

Obama Awarding Big Honor

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The first female secretary of state, a former astronaut, and a musical pioneer are among this year's recipients of the Medal of Fre...

Pat Summitt To Pen Memoir

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 06.24.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Hall of Fame basketball coach Pat Summitt, who last week announced she was stepping down after 38 years at the University of Tennesse...

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 ...

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...

Pat Summitt To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The White House says former Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's ...

Summitt Steps Aside

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 06.19.2012 | Sports

-- The time Tennessee Lady Vols and women's basketball fans have dreaded for months finally has arrived. Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee...

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...

The Summitt Era Is Over

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports

Pat Summitt, who won more games than anyone in NCAA college basketball history, stepped down Wednesday as coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols, less than ...

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...