John Feinstein is the author of 27 books (his 28th is due in November, 2011), including the best-sellers “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled”. Aside from his duties as a sports columnist for The Washington Post, he also provides commentary for the Golf Channel and National Public Radio.
More than six years after retiring from his Hall of Fame tenure at U-Conn., Calhoun, 76, has brought some old colleagues and his old fire to University of Saint Joseph, a first-year men’s basketball program.
Smith, who won a national title at Kentucky, is taking bus trips to road games in his 28th season as a head coach, and first at his alma mater. “But it’s still coaching,” he said. “I still love it and I still hate losing.”
Barron is in his first season trying to turn around the men's team at Maine. Before that, he was a success story leading the same university's women's team. And in between, he was unable to work because of a medical mystery.