AP Reporter Says Raiders Have Fired Dennis Allen, Then Says Never Mind

Earlier tonight, AP reporter Terry Collins tweeted that Raiders head coach Dennis Allen had been fired after a 38-14 loss to the Dolphins in London. After the tweet traveled around, Collins deleted it. Shortly after that, he apologized for his unconfirmed report. So, Allen survives, for now. » 9/28/14 10:08pm Sunday 10:08pm

Dolphins Scout Says He Was Fired For Staying Home To Care For Sick Wife

So, this is not a very good look for the Miami Dolphins, an organization which has pretty much become synonymous with "bad looks" over the course of the last year or so. According to a intent-to-initiate-litigation letter obtained by Fox Sports, a former Dolphins scout plans to sue the team over his having been fired,… » 5/28/14 6:26pm 5/28/14 6:26pm

The Nuggets Have Fired George Karl, And That Is Weird

According to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets have fired George Karl, who had one year left on his contract. The decision was apparently made because the Nuggets did not want to give Karl the contract extension he had been pushing for. Whatever the reasons behind Karl's departure, one thing is clear: the… » 6/06/13 12:18pm 6/06/13 12:18pm

UCLA Has Its First New Basketball Coach In 11 Years: The Architect Of…

Steve Alford, a well-known name in basketball since he was a coach's favorite on the Hoosiers teams of the mid-80s, has signed on to replace Ben Howland at UCLA. As pointed out in Andy Katz's report, Alford's new contract with UCLA means breaking an almost equally new contract with New Mexico, where Alford had been… » 3/30/13 1:45pm 3/30/13 1:45pm

Northwestern Has Fired Bill Carmody After 13 Years Of…

In 13 seasons as the head coach at Northwestern University, an alleged Big Ten basketball program, Bill Carmody’s signature moment might’ve been getting hired in the first place. And that, presumably, is why the school fired him today. Cracker-box facilities, lack of tradition, and academic pressures notwithstanding,… » 3/16/13 1:40pm 3/16/13 1:40pm

Andy Reid Was Fired Before Today's Game, Coached Anyway [Update: Reid…

If you're following our updating coach termination liveblog, you already know this—or, if you've watched the Eagles this year, you'd surmised it—but Andy Reid will not be patrolling the Eagles' sideline next year. Reuben Frank reports [video at link], "Jeff Lurie and Andy had spoken even before the game, possibly, I… » 12/30/12 6:20pm 12/30/12 6:20pm

Avery Johnson Was A Dead Man Walking Even As He Accepted His Coach Of…

When the Nets fired Avery Johnson this past Thursday after he compiled a .500 record with a new and newly talented roster, many people noted that Johnson had suffered a particularly dramatic reversal of fortune: After going 11-4 in November, Johnson won Eastern Conference Coach of the Month; after the Nets went 3-10… » 12/29/12 3:15pm 12/29/12 3:15pm

Steve Spurrier Wants A Columnist Fired And Will Probably Get His Way

Ron Morris, a columnist for The State newspaper in South Carolina, has publicly disagreed with Steve Spurrier before and been publicly rebuked before. Saturday Down South has a good recap of the situation; it's worth watching the video at that link if you want to see Steve Spurrier be both incredibly folksy and a… » 9/29/12 4:20pm 9/29/12 4:20pm