Calhoun never fit in a convenient box

Originally Published: September 12, 2012
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

Sept. 13 is not a convenient time for a legendary basketball coach to call it quits, at least not for the administration left scrambling to fill the sizable crater that housed the legend.

That's why Sept. 13 is a perfect day for Jim Calhoun to announce his retirement. He has never been about convenience or ease. He spent 40 years in college basketball, few of them easy, most of them with his fists figuratively in front of his face.

He never ...

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