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Remembering John Chaney

John Chaney, an innovative Hall of Fame basketball coach who led Temple to 17 NCAA tournament appearances, died Friday at age 89. On the court, Chaney was known for his fiery demeanor and a matchup zone defense that confounded opponents for decades and annually had Temple among the leaders in scoring defense. Off the court, he frequently lashed out at NCAA policies he said discriminated against Black athletes.

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    The Gospel of John Chaney

    The Gospel of John Chaney

    The last time I talked to John Chaney was in the autumn of 2019. He spoke to me from his home in Philadelphia. I mean, where else would it have been? …

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