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Grambling opens Robinson museum

Updated: February 13, 2010, 1:37 PM ET
Associated Press

GRAMBLING, La. -- In a lesser known period of the late football coach Eddie Robinson's long career, he once coached the Grambling State women's basketball team.

On Saturday, the 91st anniversary of Robinson's birth, the old gym took on new life as an 18,000-square-foot museum honoring Robinson's life and his 55 years as Grambling's coach.

"The great thing is that this has happened to a great American," said Wilbert Ellis, who coached the Grambling baseball team for 43 years and was ...

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