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Bobby Knight

Bobby Knight (College basketball.  Born, Orrville, OH, Oct. 25, 1940.)  While he was to become a basketball coaching legend at Indiana, Robert Montgomery Knight launched his head coaching career at Army (1965-71).  Knight inherited a program that had begun having modest success when, after two seasons as an assistant under Tates Locke, he became head […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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