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Mora withdraws from consideration for Texas job – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comUCLA head coach Jim Mora has withdrawn from consideration for the University of Texas job. Mora was never offered the job, a source told CBSSports.com. ESPN reported Thursday that university representatives had reached out to Mora and were “very …Jim Mora Turns Down Texas Longhorns – AgainBruins NationDaily Jolt, January 3: Texas coaching search centers […]

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Lovie Smith Head Coach Of NFL Tampa Bay Bucs; No More Token Black Interviews

Lovie Smith became the new head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and just a scant three days after this bloggers epic rant about how Smth should not be the 2014 token black interview that some team does just to fulfill the requirement of the NFL’s now famous “Rooney Rule” that says each team must […]

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Lovie Smith is the perfect coach for the Bucs right now – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Bucs and their owners, the Glazer family, didn’t need to embark on a lengthy coaching search or interview a multitude of candidates. They wanted Smith, who worked as the team’s linebackers coach from 1996 to 2000, and moved quickly to get him.Fennelly: Lovie will bring stability, credibilityTbo.comDarrelle Revis: Darrelle Revis could be dumped […]

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Jim Caldwell: Jim Caldwell to interview for Lions, Redskins – Rotoworld.com

Rotoworld.comNFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports Ravens OC Jim Caldwell will interview for the Lions and Redskins head-coaching vacancies. Caldwell took over for Cam Cameron as the Ravens’ offensive coordinator late in the 2012 season and immediately turned the …Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for …Baltimore SunWashington Redskins to interview Jim CaldwellFanSided […]

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Penn State’s O’Brien and Texans still talking – Philly.com

Philly.comDespite reports that Houston Texans chairman Bob McNair wanted to conclude negotiations with Penn State’s Bill O’Brien on Tuesday and name him as coach, talks appeared to be ongoing with no finish line in sight. There has been no word from sources on …Coaching job evaluation: Penn StateUSA TODAYBill O’Brien, Houston Texans reach coaching agreementNFL.comReport: […]

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Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M rally from 21 down to beat Duke 52-48 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYATLANTA — If this was Johnny Manziel’s final college game, it was everything his career has been: Unpredictable, volatile and so, so entertaining. It also couldn’t have been a sweeter goodbye. BOX SCORE: Texas A&M 52, Duke 48. COACHING CHANGE: …Johnny Manziel, Aggies rally, edge Duke in Chick-fil-A BowlESPNRecap: Texas A&M vs. DukeKansas City […]

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NFL coaching candidate pool deep in wake of Black Monday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam said he understood there might be some skepticism, and rightly so, after he fired his head coach Sunday for the second time in less than a year. Four more teams followed suit Monday, with the Minnesota Vikings, …Firing Season Begins With a FusilladeNew York TimesShanahan, Schwartz, Schiano, Frazier, Chudzinski […]

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Browns fire head coach Rob Chudzinski after one season – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Cleveland Browns didn’t wait until Black Monday to make a head coaching change. In a somewhat surprising move, the Browns dismissed rookie coach Rob Chudzinski on Sunday night, about six hours after Cleveland’s season ended with a 20-7 loss to …Cleveland Browns fire coach Rob ChudzinskiLos Angeles TimesBrowns fire Rob ChudzinskiABC NewsBrowns fire […]

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Ken Whisenhunt, Bill O’Brien likely to land head coaching jobs in 2014 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comFor more news and notes from Jason La Canfora, tune into The NFL Today Sunday at noon ET on CBS. Chargers offense coordinator Ken Whisenhunt will be given strong consideration for the Texans job, according to league sources, and he too has strong …Hackenberg “comfortable” with Bill O’Brien situationNBCSports.comBill O’Brien, Texans working on dealESPNNFL coaching […]

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Texans considering Penn State’s O’Brien – Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown VindicatorThe Houston Chronicle is reporting the Texans have interviewed Penn State’s Bill O’Brien about their vacant head coaching job and that there are more interviews still to be done next week. Houston team owner Bob McNair told the newspaper Saturday night: …Houston Texans considering Penn State’s Bill O’Brien (reports)al.comChasing Blll O’Brien: A look at […]

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Sources: James Dolan talked to team – ESPN

ESPNKnicks chairman James Dolan told New York players in a meeting Thursday that there are no trades or changes to the coaching staff forthcoming, ESPN.com has learned. Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Dolan gathered the team before the …Dolan to Knicks: Woodson’s safeNew York PostToronto Raptors (11-15) at New York Knicks (9-19), […]

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Roger Federer hires Stefan Edberg to join coaching team – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFirst, Andy Murray brought on Ivan Lendl. Then Maria Sharapova hired, and quickly fired, Jimmy Connors. Months later, Novak Djokovic surprised the tennis world by plucking Boris Becker out of the television booth and putting him in the coaching box.Roger Federer hires ‘hero’ Stefan Edberg as coachWashington PostQuite a pair: Federer hires Edberg as […]

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Miesha Tate found harbor in Las Vegas to prepare for Ronda Rousey rematch – Las Vegas Sun

Miesha Tate found harbor in Las Vegas to prepare for Ronda Rousey rematchLas Vegas SunRonda Rousey flew 6,500 miles away from Las Vegas after concluding her coaching duties on the most recent season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” Opponent Miesha Tate drove down the street. The contrasts of their experiences on the UFC’s long-running reality … […]

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After three coaching changes, Trojans cap unforgettable season with Vegas win – ESPN

ESPNLAS VEGAS — It was an appropriate setting for USC’s unforgettable, unpredictable and altogether crazy season to end. After all, what city encapsulates extreme highs and lows better than Las Vegas? USC’s season played out like a maddening night at the …Trojans Tango: USC stomps Fresno State in Royal Purple Las Vegas BowlLas Vegas Sun2013 […]

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Terry Bradshaw says Jason Garrett never should have been the Cowboys coach – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere are whispers that Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett won’t survive if his team doesn’t win the NFC East. According to Fox analyst and NFL Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw, Garrett never should gotten the job in the first place. The affable Bradshaw …Report: ‘Current expectation’ is Jason Garrett fired if no playoffsCBSSports.comCowboys […]

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Third coach the charm for USC – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comLAS VEGAS — Cody Kessler realizes Southern California could have quit on this season after the coach was fired. Or after USC’s second coach resigned. Or before the storied program’s fourth coach in less than three months took over. But the quarterback …College football roundup: Southern Cal wins Las Vegas BowlBoston.comAfter three coaching changes, Trojans […]

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Bill Belichick is glad he doesn’t have to coach against Nick Saban – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIt’s well-known that Bill Belichick and Nick Saban are good friends. It makes sense — they share a passion for football, have no time for silly press conference questions, enjoy golfing and sometimes pick each other’s brains about coaching. During a New …Bill Belichick orchestrates team trip to see ‘Lone Survivor’Boston HeraldBill Belichick effusive […]

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Report: Nick Saban has Alabama extension offer, hasn’t signed it – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comBut the Crimson Tide head coach hasn’t signed it and that is a cause for concern, Paul Finebaum of ESPN.com reported. MORE: Top 10 head coaching jobs | Saban-to-Texas rumors. SDS: Tide fan wants CBS broadcasters taken off air. The offer has been on …Alabama QB McCarron says he expects Saban to stayNews & ObserverSaban’s […]

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Clippers take too long to get up to Pacers’ level in loss – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThere were coaching buzzwords like “compete” and “purpose” that Doc Rivers couldn’t apply to his Clippers early enough in their 105-100 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center. “We’ve got to compete for 48 minutes,” Rivers said.Pacers Top Clippers; Heat Rally to Win 10th in RowNew York TimesIndiana Pacers […]