Posts by Nina Mandell

  • After Diagnosis, Pat Summitt’s Basketball Family Rallies Around Their Matriarch

    In many ways, the world of women’s basketball is like a family. There are feuds. There are moments of great joy. And, of course, there are trying times, like what happened Tuesday, when Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt announced that she suffers from early onset dementia. In that moment, Summitt’s family rallied around her.