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Conspicuously absent from the ESPN game recap, the coach shoved his player in the back then nearly reduced the guy to tears. This male vagina compares the coach to being a professor and evokes Jerry Sandusky and bob knight's choking incident.
Question is... Not knowing the specifics, on the surface is this crossing a line? Does a shove = a choke, kick, slap, or punch? Is this worthy of dismissal?
Coach Sean Woods Disgraced the Eagles Brand Wednesday Night by Shoving, Berating Student Sean Woods, men's basketball coach at Morehead State, should be receiving his walking papers this weekend after his physical and verbal confrontation with a student-athlete during their Wednesday night loss to Kentucky. Coaches are supposed to be role models [...]
they just showed that a few minutes ago on sportscenter, spent a about 5 minutes talking about it... and are now talking about it again
Just saw it. Coach was obviously pissed, didn't walk up from behind and push him but more pushed his back from the side in a "move along" sort of way, assistant coach caught him as he stumbled and both he and the HC continued to berate him. What was your impression? Firing worthy?
Much ado about nothing. That kind of thing happens about 10,000 times a week during a sports season. Shame if they make this into an issue.
There is absolutely nothing there to be upset about. Kid fouls at a bad time, coach gets on him for it and how he reacted. The kid kept trying to avoid the coach too. Not a big deal. Might it have been tough, sure. But seriously, your a college athlete, you expect this and will be over it by the next practice.
Pretty sure it was absent from the recap because it wasn't noteworthy.
I am gravely disappointed. Again you have made me unleash my dogs of war.
Espn is tebowing the fuck out of it.... 3 times in the past 15 minutes.
Not a huge deal and not firing worthy from what it appeared, but you don't know what he said.
It's something to keep an eye on if you are the AD. He blew up on guys earlier this year. If the AD sees that the coach continues this behavior and the players are not responding to it, the coach has to change his ways or its time for him to go. A coach should know who responds to what type of coaching/criticism. If you don't, then you are a bad coach.
Not something you want to see your coach or players doing, but it happens.
I wonder why people are calling for this guy's head but it was ok for the announcers to chuckle about it and say "welcome to a new system!" Even they were kind of playing it off like "Hey, sports is tough sometimes". Ya, the coach looks bad and probably got in the kid's face longer than he should have but this happens a lot. Does anyone remember Dantonio screaming in a kid's face on the sideline a few years ago at SS and the kid looking like he was going to cry? I don't remember who it was but it was a similar situation. He made a stupid played and Dantonio tore him open while the camera was on him. It happens.
I thought the shove would be worse, just saw the highlights. It really wasn't much. the the coach chewed the guy out, excessively. Didn't look great, not sure he should be fired over it.
Pussification of America
I agree with others that the "shove" was not all that big a deal. In fact, absent the "in his personal space" berating, the shove was almost not noteworthy. His angry tyrades on several players is cause for concern. Sports or not, players can be motivated other ways IMO.
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. What if all the coach was doing was giving his player very detailed instructions on how to make cornbread stuffing with chorizo for Thanksgiving? Nothing is easy if you're a novice in the kitchen.
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that dumb chick on ESPN was all a twitter about it. The coach spent half the time trying to get the kid to focus on his point and get the two on the same page. That's when the stupid chick was saying "and he's still yelling at him, what's he yelling at him about?" "He won't leave him alone, what is he doing??" WAAAaaa..
Jesus, it was between the coach and the kid. Maybe a teaching moment?
Pussification of America is right..
There is romance in all of us
Perhaps, there are many ways to do just about anything. But, you don't know what is being said, so none of us are qualified to really comment.
There has been a change of plans in our kitchen..Fock me, thanks a lot..
I have no problem with what happened. obviously, the coach is a hard ass, but this kid screwed up in some capacity. The coach saw something he had a huge problem with and needed correcting. The kid obviously took it to heart, I just hope that the kid comes out and plays hard from here on out.
The writer of this article is a weenie.
The sad bit is that when he is fired for this, Sean Woods will think *he's* the one who has been persecuted - chased out by an overly permissive, politically correct culture, one more interested in flash and the quick fix than hard work and actual discipline. It will simply never occur to him that he's become a petty tyrant, and that his face is badly in need of a fist.
Call it the Jenny McCarthy Effect, after the dangerous yahoo who thinks she's Galileo Galilei.
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