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Tweet Follow me USA TODAYSAN ANTONIO — Mack Brown’s finish at Texas was somehow fitting. The end came mercifully, with his overmatched Texas team beaten soundly – but not embarrassed – by Oregon, 30-7 Alamo Bowl. A 16-year tenure fizzled in the last few years in large part …Oregon crushes Texas in Mack Brown’s finale, wins Alamo BowlESPNNo. 10 Oregon crushes Texas in Mack Brown’s finaleWashington PostBrown’s finale a bust as Oregon thumps TexasChicago TribuneDallas...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYA late-season collapse has cost Jim Schwartz his job as head coach of the Detroit Lions. The Lions fired Schwartz on Monday, a day after they finished the season at 7-9, a disappointing finish considering the team’s 6-2 start. Detroit lost six of its final seven …With talented roster, Lions look to hire head coach to finish jobFOXSports.comLions fire coach Jim Schwartz after 5 seasonsNorthJersey.comPossible NFL Landing Spots For Dismissed Head CoachesNFL MocksESPN (blog) –Detroit...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYNASHVILLE — Bo Wallace wanted redemption for his poor play in the Egg Bowl. The Mississippi quarterback made sure the Rebels finished the season as winners. Wallace ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score, and Ole Miss beat Georgia …Mississippi 25, Georgia Tech 17ReutersCollege football results, Dec. 30San Francisco ChronicleInstant Analysis: Ole Miss 25, Ga. Tech 17ESPN (blog) all 245 news articles …read more Source: Sports From Google News ...

Tweet Follow me Washington PostThe Coiffed One strode somberly into the room, his full thatch of flecked brown freshly tousled. In starched charcoal wool, red-sheen necktie and a Stars & Stripes lapel pinned to his left breast, Bruce Allen hadn’t come to merely soothe shaken followers of a …As good as Art Briles-to-Redskins sounds, the idea must be silencedCBSSports.comBruce Allen: ‘The control will be mine’ESPNWhat criteria must Redskins’ new head coach meet?FOXSports.comNFL.com...

Tweet Follow me New York TimesA day of watching Black Monday programming on the NFL Network and ESPN2 tells you that the ritual of firing head coaches the day after the regular season ends is the funereal opposite of the celebration of the N.F.L. draft.Several NFL coaches are fired on “Black Monday”USA TODAYNFL news roundup: ‘Black Monday’ madnessPhilly.comBlack Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QBFortuneLos Angeles Times –NFL.comall 171 news articles …read...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYTebowmania died on a frigid New England night in early 2012, just six days after it reached its apex. Less than one week after throwing an 80-yard overtime touchdown pass to stun the defending AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers, Tim Tebow completed nine …Tim Tebow Joins ESPN Family on New SEC NetworkTV GuideMatch made in heaven? ESPN hires Tim Tebow for SEC NetworkSI.comTebow Hired as College Football Analyst for ESPN, SEC NetworkSan Francisco ChronicleESPN –Fox News –Houston...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYOne of the first things Tony Kanaan did when he heard about Michael Schumacher’s skiing accident was to post a photo on Instagram of the two racers with a message: “Get well soon Schumi. Praying for your recovery.” Kanaan, the 2013 Indianapolis 500 …Ex-Formula One Champ Schumacher Is Fighting for Life After CrashBloombergI only hope Michael Schumacher pulls through so that he can see all the nice …Telegraph.co.ukSchumacher remains critical after skiing accidentFormula...

Tweet Follow me ESPNEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As Black Mondays go, the New York Giants got off easy compared to the housecleaning that some of the NFL’s other non-playoff teams went through. But the message that became clearer the longer everyone talked on getaway …Eli Manning’s contract being extended is ‘on the table’ with GiantsThe Star-Ledger – NJ.comGilbride likely to take fall after Mara calls out Giants offenseNew York PostExtending Eli and Antrel could alleviate cap...

Tweet Follow me BloombergMichael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP reacts after finishing his last F1 race… Read More. Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes GP reacts after finishing his last F1 race following the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo …Ex-F1 champion Michael Schumacher in critical conditionSI.comThe career of Michael SchumacherWashington PostPictured: The jagged rocks which cracked Michael Schumacher’s helmet during …Mirror.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk –Daily...

Tweet Follow me NFL.comThe Detroit Lions’ front office believes it is primed to win now, and a lack of success was the reason behind firing coach Jim Schwartz. NFL coaching shake-up. Latest news: ...

Tweet Follow me FortuneTension mounted between Mike Shanahan (left) and Robert Griffin III all year, culminating in RGIII’s benching. Carlos M. Saavedra/SI. • To be sure, lousy quarterbacking gets coaches sent packing every year in the NFL. No news flash there.2013 NFL Black Monday: Winners and losersCBSSports.com5 head coaches fired on NFL’s ‘Black Monday’Fox NewsBlack Monday roundup: Five NFL coaches fired so farUSA TODAYNew York Times –San Francisco Chronicleall 139 news articles ...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYOn Monday, the New York Knicks waived little-used backup point guard Chris Smith. This wouldn’t be significant news, except that Smith’s brother is J.R. Smith, the reigning Sixth Man of the Year. The elder Smith was not pleased with the Knicks’ decision, …Knicks to waive Chris Smith, make room for Jeremy TylerSB NationInjury-riddled Knicks could re-sign big man Jeremy TylerNew York PostChris Smith Waived for Jeremy TylerBuckets Over BroadwayESPN (blog) –Larry...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsSan Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker apologized Monday for a newly surfaced photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations that French soccer star Nicolas Anelka displayed while celebrating a goal this weekend, …Soccer’s No Place for a Nazi SaluteBloombergSpurs’ Tony Parker apologizes for controversial gestureLos Angeles TimesTony Parker apologizes for photo of him making anti-Semitic gestureUSA TODAYWall Street Journal –New York Daily...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYASHBURN, Va. — Robert Griffin III refused to pile on. Less than a month since he was unceremoniously benched, Washington’s franchise quarterback took the high road Monday in addressing the firing of coach Mike Shanahan. Griffin didn’t take questions …5 NFL head coaches lose their jobs on Black MondayIndianapolis StarAsk Boswell: Redskins, Nationals and Washington sportsWashington PostShow In ReviewESPNSportingNews.com –FOXSports.com –Boston.comall 1,018...

Tweet Follow me NorthJersey.comFOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Before trading for LeGarrette Blount, Patriots coach Bill Belichick spoke with one of his talent evaluators. Cornerback Aqib Talib. The players were teammates with Tampa Bay the past three years, so Belichick wanted some …Pats a dangerous team in wide-open AFCBoston HeraldPatriots have built team in diverse waysThe Providence JournalLeGarrette Blount’s record-setting day is encouraging — and a blast from the pastBoston.comESPN (blog)all...

Tweet Follow me Sports World ReportNew England Patriots quarterback Tim Tebow prays with his teammates and members of the New York Giants after their NFL preseason game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, August 29, 2013. (Photo : Reuters) “. The Tim Tebow free agent saga now will be … and more …read more Source: Sports From Google News ...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsThe NFL acknowledged that referees erred in not penalizing the San Diego Chargers for an illegal formation on a missed 41-yard field goal attempt by Ryan Succop of the Kansas City Chiefs with four seconds left in regulation on Sunday. Succop was wide …NFL erred on Kansas City Chiefs’ field-goal attemptNFL.comNFL: San Diego Chargers escape penalty which could have ended play-off hopesSkySportsNFL admits officiating error on Ryan Succop kick in Chiefs-ChargersCBSSports.comLos Angeles...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsJim Schwartz was hired to turn around the Detroit Lions. He did that for three seasons. The next two years, he failed to keep the Lions going in the right direction and that cost him his job. The Lions fired Schwartz on Monday, one day after their late-season …Detroit Lions exec: Our vacancy is most attractive in NFLNFL.comDetroit Lions season at a glanceWashington PostDetroit Lions dismiss 2 assistants, including OC Scott Linehan, but rest of staff …MLive.comDetroit Free Press...

Tweet Follow me USA TODAYRetired formula one driver Michael Schumacher suffered a serious head injury yesterday. Whether he’ll recover is unknown. (Dec. 30). Loading… Post to Facebook. Formula One icon Schumacher in critical condition on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1chLPZp.Why induced comas help injured brainsCNNMichael Schumacher is a fighter – Murray WalkerBBC SportMonday Motorsports: Formula One Champion Michael Schumacher Hospitalized …New York TimesReuters –Formula 1 –The...

Tweet Follow me ABC NewsLeslie Frazier’s admirers were all over the Minnesota Vikings locker room and throughout the organization. Credited with keeping the team on an even keel and eliciting maximum effort through several rough stretches of his three-plus seasons, Frazier rarely …NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been firedLos Angeles TimesVikings report card: Run game plows LionsFOXSports.comDetroit Lions players react to Jim Schwartz firing: ‘It sucks’Detroit Free...