Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Rick Majerus

  • Utah to hang Rick Majerus sweater in tribute

    Rick Majerus was brilliant and obsessive. He was a beloved and dedicated friend, and a (by many accounts) a total jerk to work and play for.


  • 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 ...


  • Remembering Coach Majerus

    Coach Majerus: An appetite for basketball - Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Calling Rick Majerus larger than life would be no less apt a description of the former University of Utah basketball coach if he had weighed 125 pounds and craved celery and ...


  • 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.


  • St. Louis University: Remembering Coach Rick Majerus

    As much as anyone who has dedicated their life to teaching young men through the lens of an orange sphere, Rick Majerus deserves such a high compliment.


  • 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.


  • Liddy Huntsman: Coach Majerus and me

    His name was Rick Majerus, whom I call Coach. Our friendship didn't develop until I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 8. During those difficult days in the hospital I received visits from Coach and he had the ability to make me feel like I was ...


  • Michigan State's Tom Izzo pays tribute to Rick Majerus

    EAST LANSING -- Rick Majerus was one of the coaches in charge of Tom Izzo's first clinic as a college coach, and Izzo was there for Majerus' final loss and press conference.


  • 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 ...


  • 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.


  • University of Utah to honor former head basketball coach Rick Majerus

    University of Utah's head coach Rick Majerus looks frustrated as his team trail far behind UNLV during the semifinal game in the Mountain West Conference at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.


  • 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?


  • 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' 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.


  • Daugherty liked Majerus because Dean Smith did

    When Brad Daugherty was at Owen High School, he remembers receiving a letter from an assistant coach at Marquette University named Rick Majerus, but that's as far as it got. Daugherty went on to become an All-American at North Carolina and an NBA ...


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


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