August 17, 2014

Bob Knight and Rich Rodriguez Support Jim Tressel

Whether it means anything or not, Jim Tressel has at least cemented his reputation enough with a couple peers enough that they were willing to speak out on his behalf.  On ESPN radio, both Bob Knight and former Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez have had supportive words for Jim Tressel.

Speaking to Mike and Mike, Bob Knight said the following.

“There is no coach in college sports that’s a better example, in my mind, of what coaching is all about and what it should be and how things should be done than Jimmy Tressel. He has done a great job at Ohio State, not because he’s won a lot of games, but because he has won a lot of games doing things the absolute right way. And I think that he would be at the top of the heap when it came to picking guys that did things the way they were supposed to be done. There isn’t anybody who is better in that regard than Jim Tressel is.” [Read more...]

While We’re Waiting… LeBron Speaks on Future, Mike Brown to be Replaced by Jeff Van Gundy?

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“You want to continue to get better, that’s all you can ask. We got better this season and I feel this team will be better next season. You don’t want to take a step backward. I thought we went forward from the Boston series to this year and hopefully we can go forward one more time next year.  I’ve always expressed the fact that I love playing here. Fans were great and have always been great. Losing this series doesn’t affect the way I will continue to approach the game here in Cleveland.” [LeBron James per Brian Windhorst]

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