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Olie Kolzig in October 2007. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kolzig, Driesell, Holliday to be Inducted into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

The 2014 Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame class has been announced, and will include Charles “Lefty” Driesell, Johnny Holliday, Olaf “Olie” Kolzig, Ted Lerner, George Solomon, Michael Weiss and Chris Weller.

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Former North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Dean Smith and former Maryland Terrapins head coach Lefty Driesell. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Terps-Heels: The End Of A Rivalry

They played their first game as conference rivals in December 1954. Nearly 60 years later, Maryland and North Carolina will meet for the final time in a regular season Atlantic Coast Conference game tonight in Chapel Hill.


Former Maryland basketball coaches Gary Williams (L) and Lefty Driesell (R). (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Honors for Lefty Driesell; UMd. Coach Changed Face of Washington Sports

Former Maryland basketball coach Lefty Driesell changed the face of Washington sports like only one other coach, the late George Allen, who turned the Redskins from perpetual post-World War II also-rans into constant contenders in the 1970s en route to even greater glory.


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David Elfin On Sports: Driesell Deserves Spot In Real Hall Of Fame

Maryland legendary coach Lefty Driesell is not in the real Hall of Fame, and that is bothersome to many people, including Lefty.

106.7 The Fan–10/11/2011

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David Elfin On Sports: Remembering Maryland’s Len Bias With Lefty Driesell

“Len could do it all,” Driesell said. “He was strong. He could jump. He could shoot from the outside. He could score inside with a jump hook and a drop-step dunk. He was the complete package.”

106.7 The Fan–06/17/2011