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Practice made perfect for Johnson

By Peter May
Globe Staff / March 31, 2005

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In the Season of the Nine Sacked Coaches, give or take a couple "He Jumped Before He Was Pushed" or "It Really Was My Decision To Leave," we bring you the story of the coach-in-waiting whose turn came sooner than he, or most anyone else, expected. (Full article: 834 words)

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