DC Sports Bog: Lefty Driesell


Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Driesell, Kolzig, Lerner going into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Other inductees include former Post sports editor George Solomon and longtime Maryland broadcaster Johnny Holliday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, George Solomon, Lefty Driesell, Nats, Olie Kolzig, Ted Lerner, Terps

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Lefty Driesell on Len Bias and Marilyn Monroe

The Lefthander sure can spin a yarn, as he demonstrated by using a question about Len Bias to explain why he still sleeps naked.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Len Bias, Terps

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Lefty Driesell on the origins of 'UCLA of the East'

Longtime Maryland coach says his signature phrase was actually the creation of Tom McMillen's brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Terps

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Lefty Driesell tried to recruit James Brown with a newspaper ad

Back when college athletics were nice and pure, the Terps went after prized basketball recruits with a paid ad in this paper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Brown, Lefty Driesell, Terps

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Lefty Driesell, flashing the V-for-Victory

Legendary Maryland coach brings his legendary hand signal back to College Park one last time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Lefty Driesell, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012

John Thompson on Lefty Driesell

Despite years of perceived animosity, former Georgetown coach says he learned much from his former rival.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Kevin Anderson, Lefty Driesell

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Lefty Driesell thinks Mark Turgeon will win multiple national championships

Former Maryland coach repeats his argument that Gary Williams should not have his name on Comcast Center’s court, arguing ‘he made a lot of money anyway.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Lefty Driesell, Gary Williams, Comcast Center, Mark Turgeon