Urban Hire: Meyer returns to sidelines with NFL’s Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Urban Meyer has won everywhere he’s coached. Small colleges. Big-time programs. He’s been a difference maker at each stop during his storied career. He’s ready to try something...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | UPDATED: 15 hours 21 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

AP source: Urban Meyer nearing deal to coach Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are “working toward finalizing” a deal to make him the team’s coach. The person spoke to The...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

George Paton named new GM of Denver Broncos

ENGLEWOOD – John Elway’s hand-picked successor as Broncos general manager is Vikings executive George Paton. Elway announced the hiring Wednesday, a day after Paton visited the team’s...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | UPDATED: 23 hours 9 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Perfect Alabama finishes No. 1 in AP Top 25 for 12th time

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Alabama finished the season No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the 12th time, extending its record by completing the program’s first perfect season since 2009. The Crimson Tide were a...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Emmert: NCAA still expects to get athlete pay issue done in 2021

NCAA President Mark Emmert expressed frustration Tuesday with the delay in moving ahead with proposals surrounding athletes’ ability to make money and to freely transfer to another school and said...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Tyson Summers out as defensive coordinator at Colorado

BOULDER – Tyson Summers is out as defensive coordinator at Colorado after two seasons. Summers was hired under former Buffaloes coach Mel Tucker in December 2018, and was one of the staff members...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ignacio’s Garcia flings a touchdown pass at Tiki Bowl in Florida

Joe Garcia pulled on a new jersey for the last time in his high school football career. The Ignacio High School senior then prepared to do something he had never done before. The running back and...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Saban’s seventh: Alabama too powerful for Ohio State in national championship

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

NCAA Division I Council holds off on athlete compensation

The NCAA delayed votes on legislation that would permit college athletes to cash in on their popularity for the first time and to transfer to another school without having to sit out one year. The...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Eagles fire coach Doug Pederson 3 years after Super Bowl win

PHILADELPHIA — Doug Pederson lost his job less than three years after he led the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s only Super Bowl title. Pederson was 42-37-1 in five seasons. He guided the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Belichick won’t get Presidential Medal of Freedom after all

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick announced Monday night that he will not accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom, saying “remaining true to the people, team and country I love outweigh...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Browns smash Steelers, Brees to meet Brady, Lamar Jackson a NFL playoff winner

The NFC divisional round will give fans a third-time treat: another meeting between old-timers Tom Brady and Drew Brees. Possibly the final one. The AFC matchups, meanwhile, will include the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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