Friday, September 14, 2012

Pictures Of The Day

Iconic (and no bulls**t) UConn coach Jim Calhoun announced his retirement yesterday. He has been slowed by health issues and various controversies of late but his place in the Hall of Fame is cemented.  Calhoun will replaced by assistant coach and former player Kevin Ollie. (US Presswire)
Circa 1999, Calhoun watches from the sidelines during the game against the Seton Hall Pirates at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jesery.  (Ezra O. Shaw /Allsport/Getty Images North America)
Circa 2004, Calhoun during the first round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships against the DePaul University Blue Demons at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. UConn won. (Rick Stewart/Getty Images North America)
Calhoun cuts down the net after defeating the Butler Bulldogs to win the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America)
Calhoun jokes with U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) during an event to honor the Huskies at the White House May 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. UConn earned the national championship with an 11-game run through the postseason, ending with a 53-41 win over Butler in the NCAA title game. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)

Calhoun reacts during a game with West Virginia Mountaineers in the second half at the XL Center on January 9, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America)
Calhoun throws the ceremonial first pitch prior to a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park April 9, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Jim Rogash/Getty Images North America)

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