Current Sports | 6/28/16 | #732

Jun 28, 2016

RIP Pat Summitt, RIP Buddy Ryan, Memories of Fallen Icons, Suzy Merchant, Denzel Valentine, and Kevin Durant.


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Again, on today's "Current Sports with Al Martin" we dedicate an hour to the legends who have passed away in the sports world. Pat Summitt, legendary women's basketball coach at the University of Tennessee, and Buddy Ryan, the architect of the 1985 Chicago Bears defense, both passed within the last day. Al tributes Summitt by bringing college athletes and production assistants Bria Thompson and Cierra Pryor to the show to discuss her impact on collegiate women's sports. Then, Suzy Merchant, head coach of the Michigan State women's basketball team, joins via phone to explain what Summitt did for her. Regular engineer Isaac Constans may not be running the board, but still contributes, as he and Al describe the profound impact of both legends. Finally, on a positive note, Al and Isaac discuss the Denzel Valentine introduction in Chicago and predict Kevin Durant's settling spot.