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  • No surprise, Kiffin fired; Big surprise, someone actually agreed to take Raiders' job

     
    There are only 32 of them. That would be head coaching jobs in the NFL. For the thousands of people who get into football coaching, standing on the sidelines of an NFL team -- headphones in place, play card in......
  • In defensive coordinator comparison, Ravens' Ryan gets nod

     
    OK, I realize that the Ravens' Rex Ryan and the Raiders' Rob Ryan are not matched up coaching against each other this coming Sunday when Oakland comes to Baltimore. Obviously, both are defensive coordinators.But it is interesting to see how......
  • List of NFL coaches in peril is long

     
    I know it may seem a little early to start burying NFL head coaches but realistically, this could be a record year for coaching vacancies come the end of the season. Already two coaches have been replaced and by a......
  • Baltimore Colts timeline: anatomy of a move

    March 30, 1976: Four years after he bought the team, Robert Irsay acknowledged he had received "an attractive offer" to move the club to Phoenix. Jan. 9, 1977: During Super Bowl XI, Irsay said he'd been approached by Indianapolis about plans to move...
  • In final season, Modell leaves a lasting legacy

    Decades before the tortuous franchise move and the triumph of a Super Bowl, Ravens owner Art Modell's emotional ties with football became rooted in Roy Lumpkin. At age 9, Modell walked a couple of miles to save on car fare and squeezed out a quarter to...
  • With Modell's endorsement, Lerner awarded Browns

    CHICAGO -- Ravens owner Art Modell let bygones be bygones and helped his former friend and business partner, Al Lerner, win the bidding war for the Cleveland Browns to become the 31st NFL owner last night. Even though there was a major rift between the...
  • Modell doesn't look back

    Don't expect Art Modell to look back over the past 43 years and get misty-eyed. Don't expect him to exult over the highs: the Ravens' Super Bowl championship, the 31 years as chairman of the NFL's broadcast committee, the launching of Monday Night...
  • Lifelong service to pro football should land Modell spot in Hall

    NEW ORLEANS -- If Ravens owner Art Modell is not selected for Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, it would be an affront to the man, the game and the NFL. He deserves to be enshrined as much as any player or other administrator/owner, including Tex...
  • League envoy seeks to ease Orioles' pain

    Major League Baseball sent a high-ranking emissary to Baltimore yesterday to seek the Orioles' blessing for a competing franchise in Washington, but team owner Peter G. Angelos remained resolutely opposed. MLB President and Chief Operating Officer Bob...
  • Better to lose with grace than to win with deceit

    One guy was among the greatest losers in the history of politics, the other, one of the biggest winners in all of sports. They were unalike men who shared little except recent headlines. But there was, in that brief juxtaposition, an object lesson for...
  • It's never too early to talk about Toub's head-coaching prospects

    It's never too early to talk about Toub's head-coaching prospects
    Sherrick McManis came off the end to block a punt and Corey Wootton came up the middle to return it for a touchdown in Tennessee, and I’m thinking, Dave Toub might be one more Devin Hester touchdown return away from getting a head coaching job. The...
  • NFL buzz good for Penn State, O'Brien

     
    In his book "Paterno," Joe Posnanski writes of the many NFL owners who tried to hire Joe Paterno from Penn State to coach their teams. The Steelers' Art Rooney and the Raiders' Al Davis were among them. But, according to......