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    Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    End of an ERA - RIP

    'nuff said.

    Chucktown

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    Re: Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    if you've never done so, check out Coach John Wooden's website at:

    http://www.coachwooden.com/

    it's very worthwhile and motivational...

    RIP!

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    Re: Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    RIP from this Trojans fan.

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    Re: Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    John Wooden personified class as a coach and a human being. Although I rooted against the Bruins with a passion in those days, looking back it was incredible what Wooden did with superstar centers and the role players that surrounded them. RIP to a class act.

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    Re: Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    Here's a couple John Wooden quotes that apply to a certain Steeler quarterback

    Quote Originally Posted by John Wooden
    Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
    Quote Originally Posted by John Wooden
    Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

    One of my favorites...

    Quote Originally Posted by John Wooden
    If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
    And, I absolutely love this one...

    Quote Originally Posted by John Wooden
    You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
    That one goes along with "Character is doing the right thing when no one is looking."

    RIP to one of the good guys.

    Pappy


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    Re: Wizard of Westwood - John Wooden RIP

    O man, Its a sad day. RIP John. Great Man!
    LETS GO MOUNTAINEERS!
    Here We Go Steelers!


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