Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, A High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game

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Univ Tennessee Press #ad -  . Further adding to the case’s history-making précis was the presence of a young Pat Summitt, recently elevated to head coach of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, who bravely testified on behalf of Cape during the lawsuit. When victoria cape moved to oak ridge, tennessee, in the early 1970s, she had no idea that her desire to play basketball would change the game for women and the sport in Tennessee.

Women played six-on-six basketball, in which offensive players stayed on one half of the court, and defensive players on the other half—defenders could spend their entire careers without taking a shot. Full court press is a valuable addition to research on how individual initiative can bring about social change—in Tennessee, in the sporting world, and as a part of the broader struggle for women’s equality.

Full Court Press: How Pat Summitt, A High School Basketball Player, and a Legal Team Changed the Game #ad - Written in a lighthearted and inspiring style, this book is a must-read for anyone fascinated by the many achievements of Pat Summitt, Tennessee women’s basketball, or women’s sports history in general. Victoria cape sued the tssaa, and her lawsuit paved the way for women to play basketball by the same rules as men and served as an early test case of groundbreaking Title IX legislation.

Encouraged to sign up for basketball by her athletic father, Victoria was in for a shock: the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association endorsed an entirely different form of the game for high school women than the version of basketball commonly played around the country.

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Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective

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Three Rivers Press #ad - She was a role model for the many women she coached; 74 of her players have become coaches. Pat's life took a shocking turn in 2011, when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease, an irreversible brain condition that affects 5 million Americans. Pat continued to be a fighter, facing this new challenge the way she's faced every other--with hard work, perseverance, and a sense of humor.

She learned to be tough from her strict, demanding father. For 38 years, she broke records, winning more games than any NCAA team in basketball history. She coached an undefeated season, was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, co-captained the first women's Olympic team, and was named Sports Illustrated 'Sportswoman of the Year'.

Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective #ad - She owed her coaching success to her personal struggles and triumphs. Pat summitt, the all-time winningest coach in ncaa basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof, tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Pat summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. Three rivers Press CA. Motherhood taught her to balance that rigidity with communication and kindness. Despite her devastating diagnosis, she led the Vols to win their sixteenth SEC championship in March 2012.

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I Remember Pat Summitt

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Fitting Words #ad - They included an ncaa record male or female 1, 098 career victories, eight national championships, and sixteen Southeastern Conference regular-season titles and sixteen SEC Tournament championships. President barack obama, and two-time-super bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, a UT alum and longtime Summitt friend, were among those publicly expressing their personalized sympathies.

Summitt's career coaching numbers were off-the-chart stellar. What those numbers don't tell, though, are the countless friends and fans that Summitt met along the way, and the thousands of lives she touched in an inspirational manner that extended well beyond the basketball court. I remember pat summitt is more verbal scrapbook than it is biography; it s an oral history of her life told by dozens who knew her well at different points in her life, to include many of her former players and coaching peers.

I Remember Pat Summitt #ad - . Three rivers Press CA. Women s Olympic team. Pat head summitt passed away on june 28, 2016, a little more than four years after she stepped away from a thirty-eight-year run as head coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols. The book also goes inside her battle with Alzheimer's, in which she bravely and relentlessly put a public face on an insidious disease that ravages many.

Included in the book is a foreword from basketball superstar Nancy Lady Magic Lieberman, who was a teammate of Pat s on the 1976 U. S.

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Reach for the Summit: The Definite Dozen System for Succeeding at Whatever You Do

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Crown Business #ad - Three rivers Press CA. Pat summitt, head coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols, was a phenomenon in women's basketball. Her ferociously competitive teams won three NCAA championships in a row--1996, 1997, and 1998. The 1997-98 lady vols posted a historic 39-0 record, among many others, prompting the New York Times, to proclaim them "the best women's college team ever.

In this groundbreaking motivational book, Pat Summitt presented her formula for success, which she called the "Definite Dozen System. In each of the book's twelve chapters, discipline, Summitt talked about one of the system's principles--such as responsibility, and loyalty--and showed you apply it to your own situation.

Reach for the Summit: The Definite Dozen System for Succeeding at Whatever You Do #ad - Along the way, she used her own remarkable story as a vehicle for explaining how anyone can transform herself through ambition. Pat summitt's story will motivate you to achieve in sports, business, and the most important game of all--life.

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Raise the Roof: The Inspiring Inside Story of the Tennessee Lady Vols' Historic 1997-1998 Threepeat Season

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Three Rivers Press #ad - It wasn't a team. It was a tent revival. So says pat summitt, the legendary coach whose Tennessee Lady Vols entered the 1997-98 season aiming for an almost unprecedented "three-peat" of NCAA championships. Raise the roof takes you right inside the locker room of her amazing team, whose inspired mixture of gifted freshmen and seasoned stars produced a standard of play that would change the game of women's basketball forever.

The 1997-98 season started innocently enough. One saturday in august, tamika catchings, four young freshmen--Semeka Randall, Ace Clement and Teresa Geter--arrived on the Tennessee campus to begin their college careers. Welcoming them were a number of players from the previous year, including Chamique Holdsclaw and Kellie Jolly.

Raise the Roof: The Inspiring Inside Story of the Tennessee Lady Vols' Historic 1997-1998 Threepeat Season #ad - But that night, a simple pickup game turned into an amazing display of basketball brilliance--freshmen against established players, in a sign of things to come, and with barely a shot missed by either side. Suddenly pat summitt glimpsed the future: fast, aggressive and hugely talented. This might be the team she'd worked her whole career to coach.

As the season got under way, other dramas unfolded. After one emotional team meeting, summitt realized that many on the team were playing for something more than just the glory of the game: all four freshmen, came from single-parent homes, for example, and the tough circumstances of the majority of the other players seemed to add an extra edge to their desire to win it all.

Further, widely regarded as the greatest female player ever, Chamique Holdsclaw, was being dogged by questions about turning pro--and she seemed reluctant to rule it out.

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Unrivaled: UConn, Tennessee, and the Twelve Years that Transcended Women's Basketball

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University of Nebraska Press #ad - For twelve years the women’s basketball rivalry between UConn and Tennessee was the most iconic matchup in women’s sports. Led by hall of fame coaches geno auriemma and pat summitt, UConn and Tennessee combined for nine national championships, with the UConn Huskies winning five—including four against the Tennessee Lady Vols.

Even now, twenty years since the annual series started, the competition between these two storied programs still provokes heated argument and bitter resentment. In all, and along the way the two coaches—with distinctive and brash personalities and a shared determination to rule their sport—clashed privately and publicly, UConn won thirteen of twenty-two matchups during the rivalry, generating enough heat to make women’s basketball relevant in the national sports landscape as never before.

Unrivaled: UConn, Tennessee, and the Twelve Years that Transcended Women's Basketball #ad - On the court, the two teams produced a series of memorable games, from overtime thrillers to timeless classics that defined the sport. Sports. Off the court, the coaches’ encounters were often marked by their seemingly genuine dislike for each other, until the conflict reached a breaking point in 2007 and Summitt stunned the basketball world by canceling the series for reasons neither side has ever revealed.

Now, players, eight years after the last game, Unrivaled uncovers the on-court and behind-the-scenes story of this intensely personal rivalry between coaches, and the two most passionate fan bases women’s sports has ever known. Three rivers Press CA.

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ESPN Nine for IX - Pat XO

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TM #ad - Three rivers Press CA. Sports. Factory sealed DVD. On the very same day, her son Tyler was named assistant coach of the Marquette's women's basketball team, his first job out of college. On april 18, 2012, pat summitt, the winningest coach in the history of the NCAA basketball, did the unimaginable and announced her resignation from the University of Tennessee.

ESPN Nine for IX - Pat XO #ad - While the sports world reeled from the news of pat's early on-set Alzheimer's, the coach and her son quietly set out to beat this challenge just as they had every other – with grace, humor and most of all, each other. Amazon. Com's standard return policy will apply. Pat xo tells the remarkable story of Pat Summitt as it's never been told before.

When sold by Amazon. Com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media.

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Hoffa in Tennessee: The Chattanooga Trial That Brought Down an Icon

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Univ Tennessee Press #ad - Factory sealed DVD. All the while, hoffa's continued legal troubles created a high amount of tension between the Teamsters, management, and members of organized crime. While many books overlook this important tipping point in hoffa's career, tending to focus on his disappearance, Nicely mines court transcripts and presents the Tennessee trials as both the height of Hoffa's perceived invincibility and the beginning of his downfall"-- Three rivers Press CA.

Jimmy hoffa, acquitted in a nashville court during the Test Fleet case, was under investigation for jury tampering and subsequently tried and convicted in Chattanooga after a judge in Nashville granted a change of venue. Nicely explores hoffa's time in tennessee, the major players in the case, then chief counsel of the Senate's McClellan Committee, and the development of Bobby Kennedy, as Hoffa's main antagonist.

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Overton Park: A People's History

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Univ Tennessee Press #ad - Performers like elvis presley and Johnny Cash have dazzled audiences there, while local children have long enjoyed its playgrounds and runners its jogging trails. Founded in 1901, the park has been at the center of both celebration and controversy. Brooks lamb interviewed nearly a score of Memphians—from civil rights activist Johnnie Turner to U.

S. Late in the 1960s and throughout the 1970s, when the proposed route of Interstate 40 threatened the park, concerned citizens banded together to fight the plan—a struggle that reached the Supreme Court and eventually saved the park for future generations. Congressman steve cohen, from artist martha Kelly to retired zookeepers Kathy Fay and Richard Meek—to learn what the park has meant to them and to discover the transformations they have witnessed.

Factory sealed DVD. During the civil rights era, desegregating the park became a major goal of local activists, and the park’s Greensward was the scene of protests against the Vietnam War. This delightfully informative book, filled with historic photos, offers a history of the park from the perspective of those who lived it.

Overton Park: A People's History #ad - Sports. The stories they tell reveal a dynamic place that remains, despite changes and challenges, in the words of one resident, a people’s park and, “the heartbeat of Memphis. Three rivers Press CA. At the heart of memphis lies overton park, a 342-acre public space that contains the world-class Memphis Zoo, the Memphis College of Art, an amphitheater, an old-growth forest, and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, among other beloved amenities.

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The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summit

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Univ of Tennessee Pr #ad - Three rivers Press CA. With forewords by former lady vol candace parker and swish appeal editor Mike Robinson, The Final Season reveals how Summitt's remarkable story of perseverance not only united a team of young women but also brought an entire sports following together, revealing an incredible support system that spanned far beyond Summitt's Tennessee community.

. Cornelius tells the story of her final coaching season through the eyes of those who know her best, from players to support staff to Summitt's closest friends and advisors. Sports. Forever a role model for young women, forever expecting nothing but the best from her players and from those around her, her legacy has never faltered-not even during her final season as head coach, when she faced her fiercest adversary yet: the diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

In the final season: the Perseverance of Pat Summitt, Maria M. Beginning with the diagnosis that shook the tennessee community in the summer of 2011 and continuing through to the final game of the 2011-12 season, The Final Season presents readers with a behind-the-scenes look at the conclusion of Summitt's coaching career, detailing from the perspective of a sports writer how her diagnosis impacted her players and her staff as well as her fans.

The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summit #ad - With 1, lady vol coach pat summitt has left a remarkable legacy of perseverance, leadership, 098 wins and eight national championships, and passion for the game-but her victories on the court aren't the only legacy she has left in her wake. Since the beginning of her career as lady vol head coach at twenty-two years old, Pat Head Summitt effectively established the University of Tennessee Lady Vols as the top women's athletics program in the nation.

The winningest coach in the history of ncaa basketball, Summitt overcame one obstacle after another on the road to every victory, but it is the lives she has impacted along the way that tell the story of her true legacy.

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The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

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Viking #ad - Factory sealed DVD. So vividly had she depicted events that by the climactic vote spoiler alert: The amendment was ratified!, I got goose bumps. Curtis sittenfeld, the new York Times Book ReviewNashville, August 1920 Following a handful of remarkable women who led their respective forces into battle, along with appearances by Woodrow Wilson, and Eleanor Roosevelt, Warren Harding, Frederick Douglass, The Woman's Hour is an inspiring story of activists winning their own freedom in one of the last campaigns forged in the shadow of the Civil War, and the beginning of the great twentieth-century battles for civil rights.

And then there are the "antis"--women who oppose their own enfranchisement, fearing suffrage will bring about the moral collapse of the nation. The opposing forces include politicians with careers at stake, railroad magnates, liquor companies, and a lot of racists who don't want black women voting. Both a page-turning drama and an inspiration for every reader"--Hillary Rodham ClintonSoon to Be a Major Television EventThe nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.

The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote #ad - She also shows a superb sense of detail, and it's the deliciousness of her details that suggests certain individuals warrant entire novels of their own. Weiss's thoroughness is one of the book's great strengths. Thirty-five states have ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, twelve have rejected or refused to vote, and one last state is needed.

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