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Private funeral held for Pat Summitt

Basketball icon Pat Summitt was laid to rest Thursday in a private funeral for family and friends in Clarksville, TN. A public memorial service is set for Thursday, July 14 in Knoxville at Thompson-Boling Arena at 7 p.m. ET. Former…

Tennessee’s senators honor Pat Summitt

Tennessee’s senators honor Pat Summitt

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) paid tribute on the Senate floor to legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt Wednesday with heartfelt remarks. Summitt passed away yesterday morning after battling  early onset Alzheimer’s disease for several years. Their remarks in…

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer reflects on friendship with Pat Summitt

Rutgers head coach C.Vivian Stringer discussed her friendship with legendary coach Pat Summitt after learning about the passing of the basketball icon. Stringer and Summitt were friends since the first NCAA Final Four in 1982 and rivals in the 2007 national championship…

The sports world mourns the passing of basketball icon Pat Summitt

Legendary basketball coach and women’s sports pioneer Pat Summitt passed away on June 28, 2016 at the age of 64. There was an outpouring of reactions in the sports world and other sectors of society. University of Tennessee Obituary Pat…

Legendary  Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64

Legendary Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64

    “I won 1,098 games, and eight national championships, and coached in four different decades. But what I see are not the numbers. I see their faces.” Not since James Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and…

Pat Summitt’s family releases statement on health of basketball legend

Pat Summitt’s family releases statement on health of basketball legend

List of Pat Summitt’s Awards The family of basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt released a statement on her health Sunday morning. The former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach has been suffering from early onset dementia, Alzheimer’s Type for at…

Dishin & Swishin 3/17/16 Podcast: On the 20th Anniversary, Michelle Brooke-Marciniak looks back at the 1996 Tennessee championship season

Dishin & Swishin 3/17/16 Podcast: On the 20th Anniversary, Michelle Brooke-Marciniak looks back at the 1996 Tennessee championship season

Photos: Michelle Brooke-Marciniak and SHEEX. [display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Google Play Music Podcasts, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). When the NCAA tournament rolls around, it always seems like…

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

A Dishin & Swishin Special Edition: UConn versus Tennessee, a series that was Unrivaled

  [display_podcast] They are the two most recognized teams in women’s college basketball. Their worlds collided and created an unprecedented rivalry and series of games that people still talk about, revere and many hope, returns. In a word, the series…

SEC schools gear up for “We Back Pat” Week, January 19-26, 2014

SEC schools gear up for “We Back Pat” Week, January 19-26, 2014

The SEC in cooperation with its 14- member institutions has for the third year organized a “We Back Pat” Week. The week-long initiative is focused on bringing awareness and recognition to The Pat Summitt Foundation, a fund of East Tennessee…

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/13 Podcast: Year two for Holly Warlick and the Lady Vols filled with anticipation and excitement

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/13 Podcast: Year two for Holly Warlick and the Lady Vols filled with anticipation and excitement

[display_podcast] What a difference a year makes! When Holly Warlick, the head coach at Tennessee, was last on Dishin & Swishin, she was entering her first year as the official head coach: the team was struggling with the end of…

Dishin & Swishin 7/18/13 Podcast: Directors Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters on their ESPN “30 for 30” film, “Pat XO”

Dishin & Swishin 7/18/13 Podcast: Directors Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters on their ESPN “30 for 30” film, “Pat XO”

[display_podcast] Simply put, without Title IX, there would be no Dishin & Swishin. The legislation that changed the sports landscape enabled the growth of women’s basketball and consequently a fan base that loves the game, including everyone associated with Hoopfeed…

Dishin & Swishin 7/04/13 Podcast: Dawn Staley on giving back, USA basketball and more; Kara Lawson on the Staley Community Leadership award

Dishin & Swishin 7/04/13 Podcast: Dawn Staley on giving back, USA basketball and more; Kara Lawson on the Staley Community Leadership award

[display_podcast] Is there a bigger icon in USA women’s basketball history than Dawn Staley? She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, opening ceremonies flag bearer, and come this September, a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame. Staley, the head…

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/12 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving chat with Kara Lawson

Dishin & Swishin 11/21/12 Podcast: A Special Thanksgiving chat with Kara Lawson

[display_podcast] A few years back, I started a Dishin & Swishin tradition. You see, every week for the remainder of the year I get to talk basketball with the greatest players, coaches, administrators and journalists in the women’s game, but…

Graves’ double-double gives Warlick first win as Tennessee routs Georgia Tech, 71-54

Graves’ double-double gives Warlick first win as Tennessee routs Georgia Tech, 71-54

ATLANTA – The Tennessee women’s basketball team rebounded from a stunning loss in its opener to Chattanooga on Friday with a dominating 71-54 victory at Georgia Tech to give first-year head coach Holly Warlick her first career win on Sunday…

Pat Summitt statement in response to affidavit in Jennings lawsuit vs. Tennessee, former coach says she was not forced out

Pat Summitt statement in response to affidavit in Jennings lawsuit vs. Tennessee, former coach says she was not forced out

Pat Summitt released a statement Friday afternoon saying she was not forced out as Tennessee’s head women’s basketball coach this past spring. The statement came in response to an affidavit filed this week in a lawsuit by former Lady Vols…

Dishin & Swishin 9/13/12 Podcast: Briann January leads the Fever into the playoffs, Glory Johnson leads the Shock by example

Dishin & Swishin 9/13/12 Podcast: Briann January leads the Fever into the playoffs, Glory Johnson leads the Shock by example

[display_podcast] This week’s podcast consists of two tales that have some similarities and some big differences. The Indiana Fever are riding a three-game winning streak into the WNBA Playoffs once again. They have won 10 of 12 games since the…

NCAA women’s basketball attendance at all-time high during 2011-12, Tennessee on top, Big 12 led among conferences

NCAA women’s basketball attendance at all-time high during 2011-12, Tennessee on top, Big 12 led among conferences

NCAA women’s basketball attendance set an all-time high during the 2011-12 season. According to the NCAA, attendance for all three divisions was 11,210,832. The record broke the previous mark of 11,160,293 set in 2008-09. Overall, attendance was over 11 million…

Kara Lawson talks about Pat Summitt Foundation pledge

On Sunday the Connecticut Sun announced that guard and former Tennessee star Kara Lawson will donate $50 for every three-pointer she makes during the WNBA season to the Pat Summitt Foundation. In addition to Lawson’s generosity, the Connecticut Sun Foundation…

Dishin & Swishin 4/26/12 Podcast: Flashing back to January 2011 for a chat with Pat Summitt

Dishin & Swishin 4/26/12 Podcast: Flashing back to January 2011 for a chat with Pat Summitt

It seems that everywhere I listen or look right now, I see the name Pat Summitt. The legend seems to be getting more written and spoken about now than during her amazing run of coaching success! This morning on my…

Around the Web: Coverage of Pat Summitt

April 19, 2012 coverage of Pat Summitt’s official announcement of her retirement and Holly Warlick’s ascendancy to the head coaching job at Tennessee: Associated Press: Ex-Tennessee coach Pat Summitt: It has been a ‘great ride’ CBS News: Pat Summitt’s son: “God has…

Pat Summitt hands the whistle to Holly Warlick

Pat Summitt hands the whistle to Holly Warlick

A day after announcing her retirement from the head coaching job at the Tennessee, Pat Summitt handed the reins over to longtime associate coach Holly Warlick in a press conference.

The sports world reacts to Pat Summitt’s retirement: Statements and tweets from coaches and athletes

The sports world reacts to Pat Summitt’s retirement: Statements and tweets from coaches and athletes

As news about Pat Summitt's retirement spread, the sports world reacted. Coaches, former Tennessee players, professional athletes from all sports and others released statements and tweeted their thoughts.

Tyler Summitt accepts assistant coach job at Marquette

As one Summitt left the coaching ranks, another one entered. Tyler Summitt, son of legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, announced that he took a job as an assistant for the Marquette women’s basketball team on the same day his mother…

Indiana Fever coaches and players on Pat Summitt

Before becoming an assistant coach with the WNBA Indiana Fever earlier this month, Mickie DeMoss served as an assistant to Pat Summitt for 21 seasons. Her thoughts on Pat Summitt’s retirement from the top women’s basketball job at Tennessee and her new…