University of Virginia mens basketball coach Tony Bennett did the best a college coach can do last season. His team won the national championship. But after the season, he did something even more impressive. He turned down a raise for his accomplishment.
Its true a big-time coach didnt want another barrel full of money. I have more than I need, he said. Im blessed beyond what I deserve.
One online commentator responded to the news with: Sports hell has just frozen over.
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