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John Thompson

Legendary Coach John Thompson Dies at 78

Former Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson has died. He was 78 years old.  Thompson was the first Black head coach to win an NCAA National Championship when his Hoyas defeated the Houston Cougars in 1984.  Thompson recruited and coached basketball legends Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, and Dikembe Mutombo.   Thompson was voted into the… Read more »

Barack Obama Say Lack of Sports is Driving Him Nuts

Going crazy from a lack of sports? You’re in good company. Former President Barack Obama recently told some ex-staffers that not having sports on TV was “driving me nuts” according to Yahoo News. On this issue at least, Obama has some common ground with President Trump, who has also pushed for live sports to resume… Read more »