'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
In nearly four decades of coaching hockey, Dean Blais never had to make a game plan while taking the position of the sun into account.
Inside the small room with white cinder-block walls came glimpses of Thomas Robinson.
Back on March 10, one of Norfolk State's assistant coaches pulled Kyle O'Quinn aside during the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title game against Bethune-Cookman.
The glitter-encrusted sign of green cardboard rested near the court, untouched and alone.
Robert Jones was tired. Going on four hours of sleep, the Norfolk State assistant coach stood in the middle of the cramped locker room at CenturyLink Center on Friday and handed out his nine-page recipe to beat Missouri.
A quizzical look occupied Tony Bennett's face as the coach's hands rested on his hips.
A police escort guided them to the CenturyLink Center, where they snapped cellphone pictures of the "University of Virginia" nameplate on the locker room's white cinder block wall, wore two-day-old Nike Hyperenforcer high-tops in cornea-searing orange and aimed tiny video cameras at anything that moved.