Mike Rice got a big head because he thought he was a big deal. He wasn’t. He was in a position to inspire and lead a team. That’s a nice opportunity, probably a little less important than teaching math, but nice. It certainly isn’t like leading an army opposing communism. And he even blew that small job.The name of the article gives you a sense of the author's leanings: "Sports don't matter, not one iota".
Saturday, April 06, 2013
Coaching Vs. Teaching
The basketball coach at Rutgers got fired for being abusive towards players and it's making major news. I chuckled at this comment: