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  • Are NFL playoff host rules unfair to San Francisco 49ers?

    Are NFL playoff host rules unfair to San Francisco 49ers?
    Help me. I can't make up my mind. When you realize that the 12-4 San Francisco 49ers have to play their opening playoff game Sunday in Green Bay, home of the 8-7-1 Packers, there's only one word for that: "Unfair." But I have always sneered at...
  • Lions talk with Kubiak, Munchak about vacancy

    Lions talk with Kubiak, Munchak about vacancy
    Former Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak and former Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak interviewed with the Detroit Lions for their head-coaching vacancy. Kubiak, fired in December after eight seasons with the Texans, is one of the candidates to...
  • Report: Jim Caldwell hired as head coach of Detroit Lions

    Jim Caldwell has been hired as the head coach of the Detroit Lions, according to multiple reports. He replaces Jim Schwartz, who was fired after the Lions lost five of their last six games to fall from first place in the NFC North all the way out of...
  • Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs

    Call it a 'Mission Bay Miracle' as Chargers reach playoffs
    Welcome to Stunned Diego. Not even the most optimistic of Chargers could have realistically predicted what unfolded Sunday, the final day of the NFL regular season, when left-for-dead San Diego somehow found its way into the playoffs. A month ago, the...
  • It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches

    It doesn't take long for ax to fall on NFL coaches
    NFL teams turn to the familiar at this time of year. Green Bay, New England, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and others prepare for the playoffs. Teams such as Detroit, Washington and Tampa Bay fire their coaches. Cleveland cycles through coaches with...
  • NFL toys with integrity with flex scheduling

    NFL toys with integrity with flex scheduling
    Nobody ever has accused the NFL of failing to make a profit. But you can't help wonder if the league finally has gone too far and maximized television exposure over competitive integrity. The decision to flex the Bears-Eagles game to NBC's "Sunday Night...
  • Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions are moving backward

    D is for disheartening, devastation and disappointment. D is also for Dallas and Detroit. In a matter of weeks, the Cowboys and Lions have gone from the thick of the playoff race to a race to the bottom. They are a combined 0-4 since posting...
  • Bucs fire coach Greg Schiano, GM Mark Dominik after 4-12 season

    Bucs fire coach Greg Schiano, GM Mark Dominik after 4-12 season
    The Tampa Bay Bucs fired coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik after a bumpy season. The Buccaneers finished with a 4-12 overall record, including a blowout loss to New Orleans Sunday to close a tough season. Schiano was fired after...
  • BLACK MONDAY: NFL HANDING OUT PINK SLIPS

    BLACK MONDAY: NFL HANDING OUT PINK SLIPS
    A long list of coaches were outsted from the NFL on Monday.  Jim Schwartz (Detroit), Greg Schiano (Tampa Bay), Mike Shanahan (Washington) and Leslie Frazier (Minnesota) were all terminated by their respective organizations, just one day after Cleveland...
  • NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been fired

    NFL Black Monday is here, the traditional day when teams fire their head coach. The ax has fallen multiple times already today. Here's a look at who is gone:   Lions fire Jim Schwartz Jim Schwartz is out in Detroit. The Lions fired their coach...
  • NHL's Winter Classic has fit in among bowl games as a New Year's Day tradition

    With the phrase "bowl eligible" becoming the most meaningless words in sports and with the college bowl season now stretching for nearly three weeks, New Year's Day no longer belongs exclusively to the college kids. After all, after you've seen...
  • Trestman drops ball letting Cutler play so long

    Trestman drops ball letting Cutler play so long
    At some point, an NFL head coach must save an injured player from himself and his team from that player. At some point, he must vow not to let the machismo attitudes that rule so many locker rooms mar his own judgment. He must keep a level head amid...