Women's Hoops Blog

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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Mechelle writes about John Wooden: Wooden saw value in women's hoops
With Wooden's recent death at age 99, I reflected quite a while about something that actually went beyond the vast praise of his impossible-to-overstate coaching success and universal respect.

I thought about the power of an influential man to bestow legitimacy on something simply by assessing it fairly. And how if such a man does that for the endeavors of women, he is to be especially admired and appreciated.