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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Articles tagged: John Wooden

Marques Johnson Shares Inside John Wooden Stories, the Clarence Walker Story

Saturday marked a year since legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden died at the age of 99. As a tribute to Wooden, the UCLA Black Alumni Association showed a short film called The Wooden Effect at their scholarship fundraising event Saturday. LBS spoke with former Bruin Marques Johnson, whose company Point Forward Productions made the…Read More

Jeopardy Contestants Don’t Know John Wooden

Category: College Baskeball Coaches. Answer: John Wooden (1949-1975). Question: Who are a bunch of dummies that haven’t picked up a Los Angeles Times within the last month? The clowns below: Even if you’re not a sports fan I figure you heard about John Wooden dying earlier this month. These people don’t even belong on Jeopardy….Read More

Wooden’s Life Lessons Will Live on

Three years ago during this site’s infancy, the announcement was made that UCLA would be renovating Pauley Pavilion with the intention of having it ready for the 2010 season. The goal was to dedicate the restoration of Pauley to Coach John Wooden on October 14th, 2010 — the day he would turn 100 years old….Read More

John Wooden Has Not Died But He is in the Hospital

Reports are surfacing that John Wooden, the most successful men’s college basketball coach of all-time, has been hospitalized and is “gravely” ill.  According to a report by CBS 2 in Los Angeles, Wooden “hasn’t eaten in the last couple days and is very ill.”  Some of the postings on Scout.com’s Bruin Report Online forum seemed…Read More

Better Hope he makes it to 100

Now this is a topic I had always thought about when I was a student at the wonderful campus of UCLA – why isn’t the football field on-site, and why is Pauley Pavilion so out-dated (and not named after John Wooden). They sort of fixed the latter issue by naming the court “Nell and John…Read More

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