Bob Huggins

Bob Huggins shoots it straight. http://thebiggruntsports.org/2015/05/05/huggins-comedic-honesty-entertains-hall-of-fame-luncheon-crowd-2/

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The culture precedes positive results. It doesn't get tacked on as an afterthought on the way to the victory stand. Champions behave like champions before they are champions; they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners.

Bill Walsh

Mentally Ready

We stress the importance of being mentally ready every day.  I feel like it’s one of the biggest adjustments for players in college – being mentally prepared for practice each day.  You can’t rely on your talent as much as you did in high school.  You can’t just wait until the coach blows the whistle […]

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Brad Underwood

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/how-brad-underwood-a-sleepless-night-and-a-defensive-tweak-engineered-oklahoma-states-turnaround-134927347.html

One of the toughest decisions for a coach – when do you change what you are doing, or make an adjustment because what you are doing simply isn’t working? “You kind of have to get out of your own way,” he says. “It was about helping this team become the best it can be. And […]

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Mike Ilitch

Mike Ilitch paid Rosa Parks rent for years.

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An American Coach

http://www.theplayerstribune.com/bob-bradley-i-am-an-american-coach/

I love the ownership Bob Bradley takes of his time in Swansea City.

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Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement."

Florence Scovel Shinn

Boys and Girls Playing CYO

http://www.nj.com/union/index.ssf/2017/02/st_johns_cyo_girls_cant_play_with_boys_basketball.html

Another situation where the adults are screwed up but the kids can figure it out just fine.  These kids can play for me any day.

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Steph Curry on Steph Curry

http://www.wsj.com/articles/stephen-curry-still-plays-like-he-has-something-more-to-prove-1480435052

Good stuff from the Wall Street Journal a little while back.

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Are You Hard To Play For?

https://pgcbasketball.com/quit-being-so-stinking-hard-to-play-for/

Great thoughts on coaching approach from PGC.

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