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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.

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...