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*UPDATED* RIP Coach John Wooden

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MileHigh, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    http://cbs2.com/sports/John.Wooden.hospital.2.1731553.html

    Has not eaten in the past couple of days.
     
  2. Clerk Typist

    Clerk Typist Guest

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Oh dear. A tough coach, great guy. Best wishes to him.
     
  3. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    I don't like hearing this. I have a bad feeling and it's not good.
     
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Twitter is all aflutter over this. Very sad, but what a life (he, hopefully, turns 100 in October) if this is the end.
     
  5. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    99. Lived life to the fullest. So much influence on the sport, and people. I grew up in Southern California and this will hurt. Like nothing else. Saw him speak about 15 years ago. Sharp as a tack. And was glad a couple of years ago when T.J. Simers go him and Vin Scully together at L.A. Live. Sent my dad there for Father's Day and said it was one of the best nights he's ever experienced.

    God speed.
     
  6. mb

    mb Active Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    You know it's coming sooner or later, but it's still sad to hear.
     
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    He has died.
     
  8. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Source?
     
  9. mb

    mb Active Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Brian Windhorst tweet
     
  10. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    That was an original rumor going around in L.A. about an hour ago. I'll wait for UCLA or Bill Dwyre to confirm it.
     
  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Apparently Orange County Register posted it, then retracted it, but not before a few media people tweeted it. So he isn't dead.
     
  12. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Re: John Wooden hospitalized, in "grave" condition

    Have a buddy at a SoCal paper who said Marc Dellins told their reporter he is in grave condition. There is nothing on the L.A. Times site, not even the report that he is in the hospital.
     
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