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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
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 Anselmo, Calif., sent it ...
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
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
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 COACH AND HIS CHAMPION
John Wooden will not be in Seattle this weekend. Instead, the greatest basketball coach ever—the man who so completely made the Final Four his private ...
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?
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, ...
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