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Pelphrey's tragic bond with two other SEC coaches

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:17 PM

Arkansas Sports 360's Chris Bahn points today to a article on Yahoo Sports about the tragic connection Arkansas basketball coach John Pelphrey, Florida's Billy Donovan and Alabama's Anthony Grant share: All three coaches, who worked together at Florida in the early and mid-part of last decade, have wives who lost children during childbirth.

It's a moving (sometimes wrenching) piece on loss and friendship that sidesteps the cliches and forced sentimentality that so often seem to accompany human interest sports stories. Check it out.

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