Whether Or Not Rob Chudzinski's Been Fired, Browns Players Are Mad

The Browns went from 5-11 last season to 4-12 this season under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski. According to Chris Mortensen, Chud will be fired. (Although he hasn't actually been fired yet.) Browns players are reportedly mad at the prospect of Chud leaving. » 12/29/13 7:07pm 12/29/13 7:07pm

Soccer Manager Paolo Di Canio Confronts Angry Fans, Gets Fired

Sunderland manager Paolo "I'm Not A Fascist" Di Canio was fired on Sunday, just 13 games into his first coaching job in the Premier League. He went out with a bang, though, as he engaged in a very odd confrontation with Sunderland fans after a 3-0 loss to West Brom on Saturday. » 9/23/13 12:16pm 9/23/13 12:16pm

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

The Jaguars Have Fired Mike Mularkey

The Jaguars' Mike Mularkey—who was the NFL's interim least-interesting head coach after Pat Shurmur's firing on Black Monday—finally got the axe today. Jacksonville had spent the days immediately after the season's end hunting for a new general manager, and they hired Atlanta's David Caldwell on Tuesday. » 1/10/13 11:40am 1/10/13 11:40am

Here Are All The Football People Who Have Been Fired Today [UPDATING]

We're cheering for a particularly bloody Black Monday today. Almost every team is terrible! They all have such bad rosters! Fire everyone! We'll be updating here as the firings roll in. » 12/31/12 10:40am 12/31/12 10:40am

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 in … » 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 huge … » 9/29/12 4:20pm 9/29/12 4:20pm