June 2016: Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64

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Winningest Coach Pat Summitt Dies at 64
picture of Pat Summitt after a 2008 win against Stanford
The iconic women's basketball coach Pat Summitt dies at the age of 64 from early onset dementia. She was a pioneer in the world of women's sports; when she started in 1974, she earned $250 a month—by 2006 she was the first million dollar coach for women's Division 1 basketball. Pat Summitt was the beloved coach of the University of Tennessee's women's basketball team, winning over 1,100 games, 8 national titles and appearing in 18 Final Fours.
Photo source: AP Photo/Gerry Broome
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