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Pat Summitt: "I am very demanding"

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“I think that a lot of people would perceive my style as being intimidating,” former Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt told 60 Minutes in 1999 (clips in player, above). “And although I don’t want to intimidate kids, I am very demanding.” It is this demanding, driven attitude that players …

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The Pat Summitt coaching tree is massive

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Pat Summitt‘s rich legacy in women’s basketball can be seen on the sidelines and in front offices throughout the college and professional ranks. At the time Summitt ended her illustrious, 38-season coaching career at Tennessee in 2012, 78 people who were mentored by her were coaching basketball …

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Istanbul airport rocked by deadly explosions

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Last Updated Jun 28, 2016 12:04 PM EDT ISTANBUL — Several suicide bombers have hit Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 36 people and injuring dozens more, Turkey’s prime minister says. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said 36 were dead and Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said 147 were wounded. Another …

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Major new twist in EgyptAir Flight 804 crash probe

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Last Updated Jun 27, 2016 2:54 PM EDT PARIS — The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a manslaughter inquiry into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism. Prosecutor’s office spokesman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said the …

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Family narrowly escapes raging California wildfire

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BAKERSFEILD, Calif. — In California, nearly 5,000 firefighters are battling at least half a dozen large wildfires. The biggest fire is near Bakersfield — at the southern tip of the Sierra Nevada. At least two people have died in the wildfires so far. Lyndsey Wilson and Ryan Duprie captured their …

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Who's leading in battleground states, Trump or Clinton?

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Battleground states are called battlegrounds for a reason: They’re often close, and 2016 looks like no exception. Hillary Clinton holds narrow leads over Donald Trump across a number of key states of Florida (up three points, 44 to 41 percent); Colorado (Clinton 40 percent, Trump 39 percent); Wisconsin (Clinton up …

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