Majerus' Bad Heart Was Made of Gold


They say Rick Majerus died of heart failure. They're wrong.

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?"

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Mourning Majerus, Truly One of a Kind

Jeff Eisenberg, The Dagger - December 2, 2012

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... more »

He Knows Jack: D-III Player Scores 138

Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register - November 21, 2012

ack Taylor thought his cold shooting streak from the weekend was spilling over into the week. Turns out, Taylor was just about to heat up. The Grinnell College (Iowa) sophomore guard scored an NCAA-record 138 points during the... more »

ACC Paying for 2004 Raid on Big East

David Steele, AOL FanHouse - November 20, 2012

What the ACC reaped in 2004, it now sows. Before the Big Ten and Pac-12 and SEC cut their various swaths through the college sports landscape, the ACC pretty much invented the concept of the “super-conference” as it exists... more »

When Media Cheers Excess, It Misses Point(s)

Phil Mushnick, New York Post - November 24, 2012

Knew it the moment we heard about it. We knew that in the pandering, mindless, shallow world of modern TV sports “journalism” that bad would be celebrated as “fabulous!” and wrong applauded as... more »

Up by 29, Butler Fends Off North Carolina

Chad Ford, ESPN - November 21, 2012

Rotnei Clarke’s improbable 3-point heave at the buzzer against Marquette on Monday launched Butler into a second-round matchup against the No. 9 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels in the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Even more... more »