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Athletes in Action Honors Character, Leadership at Breakfast

Athletes in Action Hosts 19th Annual Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast

March 31, 2015

Leaders and difference-makers in the basketball and sports communities will be celebrated at Athletes in Action’s 19th annual Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast during the Men’s Final Four weekend. This year’s event features:

  • Danny Miles, the 2015 Coach Wooden “Keys to Life” Award recipient
  • Clark Kellogg (emcee), CBS college basketball lead analyst and former Coach Wooden
  • “Keys to Life” Award recipient
  • Fanchon Stinger (emcee), evening news anchor, Fox 59
  • Players from the 1955 Crispus Attucks high school team, celebrating the 60th anniversary of becoming the first all African-American team to clench a state title
  • Tom Abernathy, Kent Benson, Wayne Radford and Bobby Wilkerson, players on the 1976 Indiana University undefeated men’s basketball team

WHEN: Sat, April 4, 8:30 a.m. ET

WHERE: Indiana Convention Center
               500 Ballroom
               100 South Capitol Ave.
                Indianapolis, IN 46225

Established in 1998, the “Keys to Life” award is given to a college or professional basketball player or coach, current or past, who models the characteristics of UCLA men's basketball coaching legend Coach John Wooden. Miles joins an elite group of coaches who have received the honor, including Homer Drew, Bobby Jones and Clark Kellogg.

Ticket information about the 2015 Legends of the Hardwood Breakfast is available at 800.416.9473 or The event is open to the media, and credentials may be obtained on-site (or in advance by calling 770.813.0000). On-site media contact: Megan Soderberg, 937.554.2207

John Wooden’s Keys to Life:

  • Make each day your masterpiece
  • Help others
  • Be true to yourself
  • Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible
  • Make friendship a fine art
  • Build shelter against a rainy day
  • Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day

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