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Pat Summitt Dementia

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Summitt Focuses On Hoops While Managing Dementia

AP | By BETH RUCKER | Posted 12.26.2011 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt has handled the talk about her dementia diagnosis the same way she manages Tennessee basketball and her life: with con...

Players, Colleagues and Fans Offer Support To Pat Summitt On Twitter

Posted 10.24.2011 | Sports

The news that legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia sent a shockwave through the sports communit...

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 ...