Report: Denver Nuggets Fire Head Coach Brian Shaw

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. » 3/03/15 12:46pm 3/03/15 12:46pm

Orlando Magic Decide Jacque Vaughn To Blame For Their Season, Fire Him

The rumors have been bouncing around for awhile, but it finally came to pass. The Orlando Magic officially announced—Woj had it first, natch—that they fired head coach Jacque Vaughn. » 2/05/15 1:30pm 2/05/15 1:30pm

The Atlanta Falcons Have Fired Mike Smith

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. » 12/29/14 9:42am 12/29/14 9:42am

Cubs Fire Rick Renteria After One Season, Admit He Got Fucked

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. » 10/31/14 3:52pm 10/31/14 3:52pm

Raiders Fire Dennis Allen After 0-4 Start

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. » 9/30/14 10:09am 9/30/14 10:09am

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 9/28/14 10:08pm

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

The reported rift between Astros manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Luhnow meant one of the two would have to be more flexible or leave. Today, the team fired Porter after less than two seasons. » 9/01/14 1:53pm 9/01/14 1:53pm

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

Here's Your Black Monday NFL Firings Roundup

Black Monday is off to a roaring start this year. We're here for blood, and there's plenty of it. Here's your running tally of all the coaches who have been axed today. » 12/30/13 12:36pm 12/30/13 12:36pm

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

It Looks Like David Kahn's Reign Of Terror Has Come To An End

Steve Aschburner of the NBA's Hangtime blog is reporting that Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn is on the cusp of being relieved of his duties. His likely replacement will be former T-Wolves coach Flip Saunders. » 4/26/13 12:20pm 4/26/13 12:20pm

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