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Pat Summitt to receive courage award

Updated: October 4, 2011, 6:03 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Coach Pat Summitt will receive the Maggie Dixon Courage award when she brings her Tennessee Lady Vols to the sixth annual Classic that honors the former Army coach.

Summitt surprised the sports world with her announcement in August that she had been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. She will begin her 38th season when the Lady Vols start practice on Wednesday.

"It is a tremendous honor to receive an award named after Maggie Dixon," Summitt said through a Tennessee ...

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