Cleveland Indians John Axford shows he has the stuff to be a closer: Terry Pluto – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerBut he chose Cleveland for the chance to close and the coaching staff to help him revive his career. Not a project. The Indians believe Axford’s horrible start…

New York Knicks Have Officially Checked Out on Mike Woodson – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportAs terrible as Mike Woodson has been at coaching the New York Knicks this season, he still has a knack for providing unintentionally hilarious quotes. This time, he was…

Federer Defeats Djokovic in Dubai Semifinal – ABC News

ABC NewsThird-seeded Roger Federer ended top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s chance of defending his Dubai Championships title with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 semifinal win Friday. Federer will be looking for his sixth…

Moov to Next Generation Fitness Coaching Wearable – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceAnyone looking for a cost-effective physical trainer then a date with Moov needs to be set at the earliest. Moov, a wearable device that not only works like…

Marcel Reece Retweets Zennie Abraham’s Oakland Raiders QB Vlog

Oakland Raiders Running Back Marcel Reece would seem to agree with me that the Silver and Black should spend more time coaching their current group of quarterbacks, rather than draft…

Oakland Raiders Should COACH Their QBs Not Draft New Ones

Oakland Raiders Should COACH Their QBs Not Draft New Ones The Oakland Raiders need to work on how they coach their current quarterbacks and forget about picking a new one…

Report: Browns discussed trade for Jim Harbaugh – Fox News

Fox News(SportsNetwork.com) – The Cleveland Browns engaged in talks with the San Francisco 49ers to acquire Jim Harbaugh during their recent head coaching search, according to a report issued by…

Nolan made Latvia believe in upset – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — There won’t be any miracles in Buffalo this season, but Ted Nolan sure has pulled one off here in Sochi, coaching Latvia into its first Olympic quarterfinal…

Cleveland Indians believe Michael Brantley has all the right moves and words – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCleveland.com first reported the signing Monday night. Brantley never said a word until Thursday’s press conference. He did, however, smile a lot. On Thursday, Brantley thanked the Indians,…

Brian Hoyer: I want to be Cleveland Browns’ No. 1 QB – NFL.com

NFL.comBut in Cleveland Browns time, Hoyer’s ascension to the starting job seems like a generation ago. Hoyer tore his ACL in October. Since then, the coaching staff, general manager and…

Report: James Harden replaces Kobe Bryant as NBA All-Star Game starter – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Lakers superstar, Bryant, will miss the game due to the knee injury that has kept him out of action since Dec. 17. Thunder coach Scott Brooks, who is coaching…

Dallas Cowboys to add offensive assistant coach Kyle Valero from Detroit Lions … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)The Dallas Cowboys will hire Kyle Valero as an offensive assistant coach and have shifted the responsibilities for offensive assistant Keith O’Quinn as they work toward finalizing…

Why The Browns Blew Up The Franchise … Again – The MMQB

The MMQBThe Cleveland Browns interviewed Ken Whisenhunt for their head-coaching job in each of the past two Januaries, first after he was fired as Arizona’s head coach, and last month…

A-11 Offense Spring Football League Kicks Off Thursday: The New XFL

A-11 Offense Spring Football League – based on the The A-11 Offense that was created by Cal-Berkeley grad Steve Humphries and his Piedmont High School (Piedmont, CA) coaching partner Kurt…

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year – NFL.com

NFL.comNEW YORK — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player.…

Cowboys shuffle coaching staff – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)IRVING, Texas — Presiding over the worst defense in Dallas Cowboys history has earned Monte Kiffin a new job title. Kiffin was named assistant head coach/defense on Tuesday night,…

John Fox Denver Broncos Super Bowl Media Day Quotes

QUOTES FROM DENVER BRONCOS MEDIA DAY HEAD COACH JOHN FOX (on weather being a factor on Super Bowl Sunday) “We’re kind of weatherproof. We live in an area where we’ve…

Meet Ravens New OC…Gary Kubiak

The Baltimore Ravens introduced their new offensive coordinator (OC), Gary Kubiak in a press conference on Monday. The position was vacant after former OC Jim Caldwell left the Ravens for…

Cleveland Browns name Mike Pettine their new coach – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Cleveland Browns finally have their man. The team announced Thursday they’ve named Mike Pettine the 15th coach in franchise history, 25 days after making the surprise decision to…

The Cleveland Browns Coaching Search Is Going Off The Rails – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Cleveland Browns have been without a head coach for nearly a month. Since firing Rob Chudzinski, five other NFL teams have fired and hired coaches. The Browns…

Vanderbilt Hires Stanford DC Derek Mason as Coach – ABC News

ABC NewsVanderbilt took less than a week before filling its vacant head football coaching position, announcing Friday the university had tabbed Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason. Mason will be introduced…

Kevin Greene done as Pack LB coach – ESPN

ESPNGREEN BAY, Wis. — For as long as the Green Bay Packers have played a 3-4 defense under coordinator Dom Capers, they have had arguably the best outside linebacker in…

Mike Zimmer gets first head coaching job with Vikings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. Those who’ve followed Zimmer through the years say they couldn’t be happier for him, even…

Pacers have hot first half – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarThe arrival of the fast-paced Sacramento Kings raised the defensive antennae of the Indiana Pacers, but it also help… Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers have hot first half on…

Jim Caldwell Is Detroit Lions Head Coach; From Tony Dungy Coaching Tree

Jim Caldwell, who led the Indianapolis Colts to their last Super Bowl win, and was offensive coordinator to the defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens from the 2012 NFL Season, has…

Titans Hire Ken Whisenhunt as Their New Coach – ABC News

ABC NewsThe Tennessee Titans have wrapped up their coaching search by hiring San Diego offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their new head coach and 17th in franchise history. Titans president…

Report: Penn State offers head coaching job to James Franklin – Philly.com

Philly.comPenn State has made an offer to current Vanderbilt head coach James Franklin to become the next head coach of its football program, according to a report from The Times-Tribune…

Eric Wynalda expands role with Atlanta, set to be Silverbacks’ Mr. Everything … – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comAt the risk of navel-having, posts like these are exactly why the Atlanta Silverbacks should be trilled to have Eric Wynalda. Without their technical director, this site — one that…

Gus Malzahn, Jimbo Fisher in line for major BCS bonuses – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSure, Monday night’s Bowl Championship Series national title game is about the crystal football trophy, rings and the chance to say, “We’re No. 1.” But as with everything in…

Coaching job evaluation: Louisville – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt took Charlie Strong 27 years to earn his first head coaching job in college football, an unfathomably long wait for the one most accomplished SEC defensive coordinators of…

Conflicting reports on Texas football coaching vacancy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMultiple media reports late Friday night said Louisville’s Charlie Strong will accept an offer to be the next head coach at Texas. The Austin American Statesman, however, said that…

Texas chooses Louisville’s Charlie Strong, according to multiple reports – SB Nation

SB NationStrong would leave for Austin after four seasons as the Cardinals’ head coach, if reports are accurate. However, the deal is not official. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share…

Louisville’s Strong expected to meet with staff amid Texas reports – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comTexas ‘ search to replace Mack Brown is expected to end with the hire of Louisville coach Charlie Strong, according to the Associated Press. CBSSports.com‘s Jeremy Fowler reports that Strong…

Report: Louisville’s Charlie Strong to take Texas job – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeTexas will offer its head coaching job to Louisville’s Charlie Strong and he is expected to accept, a person familiar with the search told the Associated Press on Friday…

Source: Charlie Strong expected to be Texas’ next head coach – CNN

CNNJust off a Russell Athletic Bowl win at Louisville, Charlie Strong is expected to be Texas’ next coach. Mark LoMoglio/Icon SMI. Charlie Strong and the University of Texas have agreed…