TITLE

Giving something back

PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Fairfield County Business Journal;9/24/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 39, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the achievement of Jim Calhoun as a basketball coach. The author states that Calhoun would be retiring as the coach of the University of Connecticut's men's basketball team, wherein he ranked 10th on the list of coaching victories of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. The author mentions Calhoun's speech which says that basketball is a game that does not care about one's color, language, and size, in which it is a game that needs improvement.
ACCESSION #
82375681

 

Related Articles

  • THE CASE FOR… Jim Calhoun. WOLFF, ALEXANDER // Sports Illustrated;9/24/2012, Vol. 117 Issue 12, p34 

    The author offers opinions on college basketball coach Jim Calhoun of the University of Connecticut (UConn) on the occasion of Calhoun's retirement. It is stated that Calhoun's three National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships at UConn were a testament to his competitive...

  • THE REDEMPTION OF YOUTH. GLOCKNER, ANDY // Sports Illustrated;2011 Commemorative Issue, p10 

    The author offers opinions on the victory of the University of Connecticut (UConn) basketball team in the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament. The championship is seen as a vindication for the team's players after several seasons in which UConn did not...

  • FOR THE RECORD.  // Sports Illustrated;2/20/2012, Vol. 116 Issue 8, p14 

    News briefs on sports are presented. Running back Ricky Williams announced he would retire from the National Football League (NFL). The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) denied a request by the University of Connecticut asking that its basketball team be exempted from punishment...

  • FROM PUPS TO HUSKIES. MONTVILLE, LEIGH // Sports Illustrated;2011 Commemorative Issue, p74 

    A reprint is presented of an article published in the February 3, 1992 issue on the University of Connecticut (UConn) basketball team and its coach Jim Calhoun. UConn's emergence as one of the most successful teams in college basketball since Calhoun was named head coach in 1986 is discussed,...

  • Just My Type. Patrick, Dan // Sports Illustrated;4/18/2011, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p22 

    An interview is presented with college basketball coach Jim Calhoun of the University of Connecticut (UConn). Calhoun states that he has no plans to retire after winning the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship. He says it will be impossible to replace player Kemba...

  • The recruit whisperer. DeCourcy, Mike // Sporting News;2/14/2011, Vol. 235 Issue 2, p75 

    The article looks at Jim Calhoun, coach of the University of Connecticut basketball team, focusing on how Calhoun was able to succeed with players that other coaches did not want to recruit.

  • Hasheem The Dream. Winn, Luke // Sports Illustrated;11/17/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 19, p64 

    The article focuses on college basketball player Hasheem Thabeet of the University of Connecticut. The seven-foot tall center was born and raised in Tanzania, and moved to the U.S. in 2005. Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun states he has never coached a player who has improved as quickly as Thabeet,...

  • The FIGHT in him. DeCourcy, Mike // Sporting News;12/22/2008, Vol. 232 Issue 50, p46 

    The article discusses Jim Calhoun, the University of Connecticut's basketball coach. Calhoun has survived three bouts with cancer, the article states. Other topics of discussion include his desire to beat the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team, his combative personality, and his experience...

  • No Hanky-Panky For America's Team Witchcraft was out and crafty play in as UConn's homebreds outlasted Alabama A&M's imports for the NCAA soccer title. Gammon, Clive // Sports Illustrated;12/14/1981, Vol. 55 Issue 25, p24 

    The article reports on the victory of the University of Connecticut Huskies soccer team in their 1981 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship game against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs team in Palo Alto, California. The Bulldogs, coached by Tim Harkinson and which consisted...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics