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  1. Maryland court naming up for discussion

    Diamond Leung

    Hall of Fame coaches such as John Wooden, Mike Krzyzewski and Lute Olson are among those who were honored by having courts named after them in the arenas where they led championship teams. Maryland officials want the court at the Comcast Center na...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  2. John Wooden's family signs with IMG

    Diamond Leung

    The family of John Wooden has signed on with IMG Worldwide to manage the endorsements, licensing and media opportunities involving the late Hall of Fame coach. The company announced Monday it will represent Wooden's name, voice, likeness, image and s...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  3. Diamond Leung: State of program on UCLA Bruins

    Diamond Leung

    ESPN.com examines five traditional powerhouses that missed the NCAA tournament last season. In this state of the program, we take a look at UCLA.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  4. John Wooden's new generation

    Diamond Leung

    John Wooden would have turned 100 years old on Thursday, and some of his family members are expected to join students on the UCLA campus to celebrate the late coach's birthday. According to The Press-Enterprise, the family recently had another cau...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  5. UCLA celebrating Wooden's 100th birthday

    Diamond Leung

    John Wooden would have turned 100 on Oct. 14, and according to the Daily Bruin, UCLA students are scheduled on that day to celebrate the late coach's legacy with festivities during "John Wooden Day." Student president Jasmine Hill told the paper t...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  6. John Wooden also gave relationship advice

    Diamond Leung

    When college coaches made their pilgrimages to see John Wooden, more often than not, it wasn't game strategies they wanted to discuss. They wanted to learn life skills, and the late Hall of Fame coach was one of the best at giving out advice. St. ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  7. Brad Stevens likes acronyms

    Diamond Leung

    While John Wooden had the Pyramid of Success, Butler coach Brad Stevens has The Butler Way and some acronyms to help describe it. He talked about what SHARPENS stands for during a speech the other day. According to the Washington Times-Herald: Th...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  8. Purdue to rename street after John Wooden

    Diamond Leung

    Purdue, the place where John Wooden played his college ball and helped win the program's lone national championship, will rename a street after the late Hall of Fame coach on Saturday. A portion of John R. Wooden Drive in West Lafayette, Ind., wil...

    Blog | September 09, 2010
  9. New Pac-10 website needs more updating

    Diamond Leung

    Logging on to the Pac-10's relaunched website, the first thing you notice is commissioner Larry Scott smiling right back at you as if this the beginning of a new day for the expansion-minded conference. But is football such a driving force that th...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  10. John R. Wooden Classic will carry on

    Diamond Leung

    The family of the late John Wooden has announced that the John R. Wooden Classic will go as scheduled with a doubleheader on Dec. 18. UCLA takes on BYU, and Saint Mary's takes on Long Beach State in what should be an emotional day in Anaheim. "The...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  11. John Wooden known to return loose change

    Diamond Leung

    There is plenty of anecdotal evidence that John Wooden was not your average guy, but Washington's Lorenzo Romar has one more story about the legendary coach that's pretty priceless. Romar told KJR about the time that as a head coach at Pepperdine,...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  12. John Wooden taught generations at UCLA

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA coach Ben Howland last saw John Wooden on Wednesday, and the Wizard of Westwood was cracking jokes. Wooden-era All-American Jamaal Wilkes, who was also there, saw that Wooden's glasses had fogged up and asked if Coach could recognize him. "I ...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  13. Coaching fraternity speaks on John Wooden

    Diamond Leung

    Jim Boeheim, Syracuse: "When I think of a basketball coach the only one I ever thought of was Coach Wooden. He had a great life and helped so many coaches until well in his 90s. Every time I talked to him he would give me some words of advice. He's t...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  14. Politicians praise Wooden's influence

    Diamond Leung

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: "Coach Wooden was more than a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach; he was an incredible man whose dedication and leadership on the court inspired generations of Californians. He meant so much to Los Angele...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  15. UCLA mourns John Wooden

    Diamond Leung

    UCLA chancellor Gene Block addressed a letter to the school community Friday night regarding the loss of legendary coach John Wooden at age 99. "With the passing of John Wooden, we have lost a true giant and a gentleman, an individual who was per...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  16. John Wooden's secret to living a long life

    Diamond Leung

    Legendary UCLA coach John Wooden at age 99 is reportedly in grave condition at a hospital on the school's campus. In what might end up being one of his final sit-down interviews, Wooden, at the December 2009 Wooden Classic, answered Los Angeles Ti...

    Blog | June 03, 2010