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I'm sure everyone here already knows that Al McGuire was coach of the 1977 national championship Marquette squad, and later went on to some memorable TV gigs:

Tom Kertscher, a Milwaukee journalist, has compiled a collection of the best McGuire aphorisms, in a book -- "Cracked Sidewalks and French Pastry" -- that has been published by the University of Wisconsin press. With thanks to Mr. Kertscher for his devoted work and to Mr. McGuire for his charm and sagacity that should not be forgotten, I recite some of my favorite McGuire bon mots

Sports Illustrated: A merry, wise man
McGuire was a coach and wordsmith without peer (Christmas Day, 2002)
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/inside_game/frank_deford/news/2002/12/24/viewpoint/

Way too many great things in this article to try and excerpt any of them. Well, OK, maybe this one:

I don't like executive offices. Everybody is looking at their watches and burping.

Even more great stuff here:

http://www.catholicplanet.com/articles/article31.htm

Buona fortuna
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