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Today's coaches should emulate John Wooden

Updated: June 5, 2010, 7:49 AM ET
By Jim Caple

A passage buried near the bottom of John Wooden's obituary stands out: "He never made more than $35,000 in a season, and early in his career he worked two jobs to make ends meet. 'My first four years at UCLA, I worked in the mornings at a dairy from six to noon then I'd come into UCLA,' he told The Associated Press in 1995. 'Why did I do it? Because I needed the money. I was a dispatcher of trucks in the San Fernando Valley and was a troubleshooter. After all the trucks made their deliveries and ...

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