SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Pat Summitt

Posted on January 17th, 2012 by

 … we honor them as Si's 2011 Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year. And to think that Krzyzewski, 64, could coach another decade and that, if not for the predations of early-onset dementia, Alzheimer's type, the diagnosis of which she received last spring, Summitt, 59, surely would too …After the season, she visited the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn….An MRI and a spinal tap helped lead to the diagnosis and, at first, a wall of denial.

Sports Illustrated, 12/12/11

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