Little Russian Soccer Kid Gets Shit Wrecked When Big Coach Kicks Him

Sure, Russia may have their own standards for coaching, child-rearing, and acceptable levels of violence in sports, but a grown man molly-whopping one of his charges right on the pitch, then barking at him to get back in the game has to cross some kind of threshold. » 3/10/15 11:29am 3/10/15 11:29am

Texas A&M Assistant Keeps Hitting WVU Players On The Sideline

Texas A&M is currently taking on West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl, and one of the team's student assistants is a little too geeked out right now, so much so that he can't stop hitting West Virginia players who come near him on the sideline. » 12/29/14 4:09pm 12/29/14 4:09pm

Columbia Footballers: Coach Forced Us To Play Through Concussions

According to the Columbia Spectator, 25 members of the Columbia football team have sent a letter to the university president calling for the dismissal of their head coach, Pete Mangurian. Among other things, the letter accuses Mangurian of forcing concussed players to continue practicing and playing. » 12/04/14 1:39pm 12/04/14 1:39pm

Audio: Raging H.S. Baseball Coach Berates His Team For 15 Minutes

Yesterday, we posted a brief, edited audio clip of a high school baseball coach from California absolutely losing it and cursing out his players. Now we've gotten our hands on the full, unedited audio clip. It's long, and it's incredible » 5/21/14 10:03am 5/21/14 10:03am

Tony Snell's Mom Once Called Steve Alford A "Motherfucker"

Over at ChicagoSide, Daniel Libit has a nice profile of Bulls rookie guard Tony Snell, who is in the midst of a surprisingly productive season after being drafted with the 20th pick in the 2013 draft. Libit's piece is a nice look into a fringe prospect's journey to the NBA and Snell's close relationship with his… » 1/22/14 4:09pm 1/22/14 4:09pm

Hockey Coach Throws His Players' Sticks Onto Ice During Tantrum

Eric Veilleux is the head coach of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In the video above, he stars in one of the best coach meltdowns you'll ever see. He's probably a bit of a dick. » 11/04/13 5:10pm 11/04/13 5:10pm

D-Backs GM Kevin Towers Is Mad At His Team About The Dumbest Thing

The Arizona Diamondbacks did not have the best season, finishing with an 81-81 record, and that disappointment seems to have filled general manager Kevin Towers with impotent rage. But Towers isn't upset about his players not performing well enough to get his team into the playoffs. No, he's angry because his pitchers… » 10/09/13 12:11pm 10/09/13 12:11pm

Greg Schiano Really Is As Big An Asshole As You Imagine Him To Be

The sun came up today, and that means that the garbage fire that is the 2013 Tampa Bay Buccaneers got even hotter and more garbage-y. What's new today? Allow The MMQB's Andrew Brandt to tell you about "Schiano Men." » 10/02/13 4:05pm 10/02/13 4:05pm

Watch UMass Football Players Beat Each Other Up In Team-Building Drill

Last week, the Daily Hampshire Gazette posted a video shot during a UMass offseason session in 2012 that features a bunch of football players beating the shit out of each other. Or, as UMass coach Charley Molar would later describe it, a "team-building" exercise that instills "mental toughness." » 10/01/13 2:47pm 10/01/13 2:47pm

High School Softball Coach Suspended For Sending His Players Out To…

Troy Hennum, the 25-year-old softball coach at Roosevelt HS in Seattle, started work last week. It took him until Monday to be placed on unpaid leave after sending his players out on a scavenger hunt. Their mission: take photos of "cute girls" and get their phone numbers for him. » 3/08/13 2:05pm 3/08/13 2:05pm

Sext-Happy Former Toledo Running Coach Denies Sex Harassment, Other…

On Saturday, Kevin Hadsell, the former director of the University of Toledo's track and cross country programs, sat down with a local news station for his first interview since our story about his departure amid sexual harassment claims. He was by turns defiant and penitent. He cried some, too, as he told WNWO's Will… » 2/22/13 2:40pm 2/22/13 2:40pm

"I'm Down For Drinks, Laughs, Sex": The Sexual Harassment Claims That…

It was a matter of rules and consequences, he said. On Jan. 24, Kevin Hadsell, the director of the University of Toledo's men's and women's cross country and women's track program, announced his resignation, a move that was as mysterious as it was abrupt. Hadsell had been at Toledo since 1998, and in the intervening… » 2/12/13 2:45am 2/12/13 2:45am

How A Parent-Coach Dispute Turned Into DUI Charge For Rick Adelman's Son

Rick Adelman's son David is on trial for DUI, but the proceedings have revealed that the incident was the result of a sting set up by the father of one of his players. Wasn't this an episode of Hang Time? » 11/25/09 2:50pm 11/25/09 2:50pm

Our Pick For The Worst Football Coach

We've already made fun of Norv Turned today, but, you know, at least he has shown some aptitude as an offensive coordinator in several different locals. If he weren't coaching the Chargers right now, we might not even be thinking about him — even praising him. But there's no excuse for Dave Wannstedt, who continues to… » 9/26/07 5:10pm 9/26/07 5:10pm

That's Not How Personal Training Typically Works

The Arena Football League is full of happy success stories. Kurt Warner. That weird video game that's oddly fun to play. Jon Bon Jovi. And now, to add to the list, the high school coaching adventures of Tom Porras, a former AFL quarterback. He was fired last week as track coach (and "personal trainer") at an Arizona… » 5/17/07 1:45pm 5/17/07 1:45pm