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Vince Dooley – 2016 Wooden Cup Winner

May 6, 2016

VIDEO: 2016 Wooden Cup Ceremony Vince Dooley was born in Mobile, Alabama. He accepted a football scholarship to Auburn where he was an all-star in football and basketball and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s in History. After service in the Marine Corps and as an assistant coach at Auburn, at…

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Meet The 2016 Wooden Cup Finalists

May 6, 2016

Professional Recipient Vince Dooley, and five collegiate finalists for the Wooden Cup were introduced at the 12th annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup awards banquet at the Cobb Energy Centre on April 27, 2016. Watch their videos and meet each of these outstanding individuals and learn the incredible ways in which they made a difference in the…

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“Sports’ Greatest Citizens:” Vince Dooley and Denison’s Luke Romick honored at the 12th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Awards

April 29, 2016

VIDEO: 2016 Wooden Cup Ceremony ATLANTA (April 28, 2016) – Vince Dooley, the University of Georgia’s former football coach and athletic director, and Luke Romick of Denison University each received the 12th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup at Atlanta’s Cobb Energy Center Wednesday night. The Cup, in the words of Athletes for a Better World’s…

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2016 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Ceremony Highlight Video

April 28, 2016
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The Pitt Band and the Code

March 23, 2016

The Pittsburgh Panthers men’s basketball team dropped their first round in the NCAA tournament and packed to go home. But, when their band learned that Weber State’s band had been unable to make the 1000 mile trip to St. Louis, they volunteered to stick around and play for them. They had just enough time to…

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“Sports’ Greatest Citizens:” Vince Dooley and Five Collegiate Athletes to be Recognized at 12th Annual Wooden Cup Awards

January 17, 2016

ATLANTA (December 22, 2015) – The 12th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given for the most outstanding role model among athletes, announced its nominees for the 2016 award ceremony according to Fred Northup, President, Athletes for a Better World. John Wooden, who won ten national championships during the years 1964–1975 as basketball coach at…

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Maddy Buckley and the Code

May 6, 2015

Maddy Buckley is an All American soccer player and a member of the Division III 2013 National Champion William Smith team. But more important to Maddy is the B+ she has written on the back of her hand every day since high school. It reminds her of a young man who died from leukemia and…

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Shannon Miller – 2015 Wooden Cup Winner

April 30, 2015

Shannon Miller remains the Most Decorated Gymnast in American History. She is the only American to rank among the Top 10 All-Time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame – Twice! (Individual (2006) and Team (2008)) Shannon has won an astounding 59 International and 49…

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“Sports’ Greatest Citizens:” Shannon Miller and Madeline Buckley Recognized at 11th Annual Wooden Cup Awards

April 29, 2015

Watch Video of the 2015 Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Banquet The 11th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, given for the most outstanding role models among athletes, recognized Hall of Fame gymnast Shannon Miller and Madeline Buckley, a soccer star from William Smith College at ceremonies at the Atlanta History Center.  Miller was recognized for her…

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The Oscars, Graham Moore, Teenagers and The Code

February 24, 2015

The Oscars are generally a rather self-indulgent program of the rich and famous congratulating each other. But there are always surprises and one such surprise was the acceptance speech of Graham Moore. He said in part: “When I was 16 years old, I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different…

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