Fredi González was officially fired by the Atlanta Braves this morning after the team lost in Pittsburgh last night to bring their record down to 9-28. The game was the first of a four-game road series, and, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, González first found out something was up when he got an email…
Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird just held a press conference to announce that the team will not be renewing head coach Frank Vogel’s contract. Bird said the decision came from his belief that the players needed a “new voice,” and called it one of the toughest he’s made.
The Sacramento Bee and ESPN are reporting the least-surprising coach firing of the year. After their final game tonight, the Sacramento Kings will reportedly dump George Karl, who will have made it through just a season and a half as the Kings’ head coach. The team has now run through eight head coaches since the end…
The Brooklyn Nets are the most aimless team in the NBA. They’re old, bad, and they don’t have any of their draft picks, on account of trading too much for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, then watching them tailspin into irrelevancy. This morning, they fired coach Lionel Hollins and “reassigned” GM Billy King.
Firing season is truly upon us. According to a report from PFT, the 49ers are going to fire Jim Tomsula after a fairly disastrous 4-11 season that saw the team regress all the way from championship contenders to one of the worst teams in the NFL. Not all of this is Tomsula’s fault, of course (everyone retiring didn’t…
Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting tonight the Browns are planning to fire head coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer—as soon as tomorrow night.
Chuck Pagano will not be back as Indianapolis Colts head coach next year, according to a report from Mike Wells of ESPN. Pagano has led the team to a 7-8 record thus far this season.
Mark Richt has been fired by Georgia this morning, according to a report from Mark Schlabach. The Bulldogs wrapped up a 9-3 regular season yesterday with a win over Georgia Tech and are bowl-bound. He has been at the school since 2001, and has led the team to two SEC championships and nine bowl wins. Richt will coach…
Here’s something, from Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnaraowski, that nobody can say they saw coming:
The Tennessee Titans announced this morning that head coach Ken Whisenhunt has been fired, and will be replaced on an interim basis by assistant coach Mike Mularkey.
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is reporting that the Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Don Mattingly have come to a mutual agreement to part ways.
Well, that all went to shit in a hurry. After three embarrassing losses to the Jaguars, Bills, and Jets, the Miami Dolphins have fired head coach Joe Philbin.
The news everyone on the planet was expecting has broken: the Washington Nationals have reportedly fired manager Matt Williams.
There’s something weird going down at Bowling Green State University, where first-year men’s basketball coach Chris Jans was just fired despite leading the team to a 21-12 record this year. According to Fox Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson, Jans was fired because of something he did at a bar.
According to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski, the long nightmare that was Brian Shaw's tenure as coach of the Denver Nuggets has come to an end.
Black Monday has claimed its second victim in Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith. The announcement will be made official at a press conference later today, but everyone is reporting that Smith, who led the Falcons to five straight winning seasons before finishing 6-10 this season and 4-12 the season before, is done.
After Joe Maddon unexpectedly left the Tampa Bay Rays, the Cubs worked quickly to cut a deal and bring him on. Current skipper Rick Renteria, a baseball lifer in his first-ever major league managing gig, got the shaft, and president Theo Epstein admitted as much in today's press release.
It turns out that the AP reporter who reported that Raiders head coach Dennis Allen was about to be fired before being like, "Nah, haha ignore me!" was onto something after all. Last night, the Raiders, who suck, announced that Allen had been sacked.