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Big Bill Loves to Eat 'em Up
A shy young man with a huge appetite, UCLA's superstar feeds the Bruins' fast break and feasts on their foes
A Year of Turmoil and Decision
The third NCAA championship was a breeze. Much more difficult problems were the black boycott of the Olympics, Lew's change of religious affiliation and his choice between the rival pro basketball leagues
Remembering The Wizard
A personal reminiscence of the greatest coach that college basketball has known, and the values and character that made him an equally accomplished man. There will never be another like him
16 JOHN WOODEN
Is there any other sports figure who sits on the 20th century the way John Wooden does? The far edge of the shadow of his life reaches to 1910, ...
STAY IN YOUR STANCE THAT'S WHAT JOHN WOODEN SAID, IN EFFECT, TO STEVE LAVIN, AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THE YOUNG UCLA COACH TEACHES HIS PLAYERS
The letter is written in a disciplined English teacher's hand.The man about to retire and vacate room 417 at Sir Francis DrakeHigh in San ...
A PRESS THAT PANICS THEM ALL
Soft-spoken, genteel Coach John Wooden has, first, installed his zone as UCLA's basic style; it is not just a sometime tactic when all else fails. In addition, it is ...
The Wizard And the Giant
AS PLAYERS GREW MORE REBELLIOUS IN THE LATE 1960S, UCLA COACH JOHN WOODEN HAD TO LOOSEN HIS GRIP—MOST NOTABLY IN HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS STAR CENTER, LEW ALCINDOR
THE COACH AND HIS CHAMPION
John Wooden had 53 loving years with his wife, Nell. Now she's gone and he struggles alone.
Paradox of The Kid
Without the injuries, Ken Griffey Jr. might have been the best player of his era; so why did he seem a better fit for every era but his own?
They Bought His Act Hook, Line and Sinker
When John Riggins said he wanted the ball in last year's NFL playoffs, the Redskins went along, and he reeled in the Super Bowl crown