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The stakes in Mike Shanahan's leverage

Skins' coach is more right than wrong about Albert Haynesworth, but has more to lose

Originally Published: August 3, 2010
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

Players and coaches must be accountable in sports. But for a coach, managing personalities and knowing the line between motivating players and losing them is critical.

Phil Jackson, winner of 11 NBA championships, figured out how to stay on the right side of that line a long time ago -- which is why, for the most part, he's been able to coach some of the biggest stars in NBA history with minimal hiccups.

I'm unconvinced that Redskins coach Mike Shanahan will ever find ...

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