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"WILL THE COACH RUN IT OR WILL THE KIDS?"
John Underwood
August 25, 1969
BASKETBALLCoach Nichols, who suspended his star when he cut a political science class to go to practice: "We cannot condone outright refusal to obey orders." Nichols kept his job.
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August 25, 1969

"will The Coach Run It Or Will The Kids?"

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BASKETBALL
Coach Nichols, who suspended his star when he cut a political science class to go to practice: "We cannot condone outright refusal to obey orders." Nichols kept his job.

TRACK
Coach Hanlon, who confiscated a TV set because studies and TV don't mix—and the entire track team quit: "They wanted me to come down to their Howdy Doody mentality, rather than coming up to my level of proficiency." Hanlon was fired.

BASKETBALL
Coach Cratsley, who was replaced because he didn't listen to his players: "If you can't tell them what to do, they don't need a coach."

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