Monday, December 3, 2012

Rick Majerus

  • Utah to hang Rick Majerus sweater

    SALT LAKE CITY -- University of Utah officials will honor the legacy of Rick Majerus by hanging a replica of his trademark white sweater from the rafters at the basketball arena where he coached from 1989 to 2004 and regularly led the Utes to the NCAA ...

  • Rick Majerus, college basketball coach, dies at 64

    Rick Majerus, the jovial basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Dec. 1 at a Los Angeles hospital.

  • Saint Louis wins one for Rick Majerus

    Saint Louis coach and former Utah legend Rick Majerus passed away Saturday, and there was no shortage of written remembrances and vocal, throat-clearing tributes to a complicated but ultimately beloved college coach.

  • Rick Majerus' death felt deeply in Dallas

    Rick Majerus' solitary season on an NBA bench in 1986-87 was spent as a Milwaukee Bucks assistant to head coach Don Nelson and sidekick to then-Bucks assistant Del Harris.

  • Rick Majerus remembered for love of basketball and life

    Rick Majerus was remembered Sunday with admiration for his coaching ability and affection for the relationship he had with his players.

  • MSU's Tom Izzo had unique perspective on Rick Majerus' career

    You just kind of realized, whether it's Bo Schembechler, Woody Hayes, Vince Lombardi or Rick Majerus - Rick was a hard guy to play for.

  • Saint Louis wins first game since former coach Rick Majerus' death

    It was so sad to hear about the passing of Rick Majerus, a man who lived college basketball and was one helluva coach, Dick Vitale writes.

  • Rick Majerus dies at 64 from heart condition

    Outspoken, humorous and a basketball tactician, coach Rick Majerus died Saturday night from a heart condition. He was 64. "No one saw the game like he saw it," said Loyola coach Porter Moser, a protege and former Majerus assistant at Saint Louis.

  • Rick Majerus, college basketball coach, dies

    LOUIS (AP) - At Rick Majerus' final stop, the lone concession to the coach's health woes were the footstools stationed at each corner of the practice court.

  • Rick Majerus, master strategist and one-of-a-kind personality, dies at 64

    Anyone who has followed college basketball the past few decades probably knows a good Rick Majerus story or two. There was the time he promised to quit at Utah if false allegations that freshman Britton Johnson had used a racial slur during the 1998 ...

  • Strauss: Majerus 'a coach's coach, friend's friend'

    The day after Rick Majerus died of a heart condition that had followed him for more than a decade, the St. Louis U. Billikens and an afternoon crowd at Chaifetz Arena declined to sit down.

  • Rick Majerus gave his heart and help

    The Rick Majerus I knew was all heart. His life, all 64 years of it, was a breadcrumb trail of random acts of kindness. I'm not sure I can recall a conversation with him that didn't begin or end with, "How can I help?

  • Rick Majerus loses his death dance with food

    Obit Rick Majerus Bas_Rotz.jpg Rick Majerus coaches Saint Louis in his final game last March in a third-round NCAA tournament contest against Michigan State in Columbus.

  • Remembering Rick Majerus: A jovial, sad, complex man

    Rick Majerus' last game was Saint Louis' 65-61 loss to Michigan State in the second round of last season's NCAA tournament.

  • Rock on: Sharing Majerus' biggest vice

    Former Utah coach - and longtime Rock On staple - Rick Majerus passed away, Saturday, leaving the sports world with one less funny, quotable man.

  • Rick Majerus' final press conference was funny, sad, perfect, everything

    I wasn't surprised when I heard the news because I knew Rick Majerus wasn't well. Folks in basketball circles had said as much.

  • Basketball world responds to Rick Majerus' death

    Moser's tweet on Saturday was one of many early confirmations that the inevitable had happened: Rick Majerus, one of basketball's greatest coaches who was fighting a deadly heart condition, had passed away.

  • Warts and all, Rick Majerus was a treasure

    I had known that Rick Majerus was very ill since the summer. I knew his heart was failing and that he was in a tough fight to get his body well enough to deal with the heart issue.

  • Rick Majerus dies at 64; college basketball coach

    Rick Majerus, the college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday.

  • Rick Majerus truly was a giant in his field

    It is Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, there are basketballs bouncing all around me, sneakers squeaking and fans cheering.

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