Despite illness, Mulkey keeps it light

Baylor's coach has visible symptoms, but takes comical approach Saturday

Originally Published: March 31, 2012
By Mechelle Voepel | espnW

DENVER -- Earlier this week, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey had to let her players know that something was going on … but that they didn't need to worry about it.

Mulkey had been diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a form of facial paralysis caused by dysfunction of the facial nerve. The players -- even Mulkey's own daughter -- had not realized the coach was feeling so poorly.

"When all this started the other day at practice, I didn't know about it," said Makenzie Robertson, ...

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