THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Should High School Coaches Be Fired For Not Winning?
Every off season of whatever sport it maybe professional or college, the headlines are flooded with what college coach got a professional job, what coach is moving from this college to that, or what... Posted on 1/30/13 at 2:54 AM
NEW PLATEAUS The NFL Refs Debacle: A Case Study in Hype
Continuing the theme this week of looking at the evidence, let's weigh in on the recently-resolved NFL referee uproar.
Since the preseason of this NFL season, one topic has dominated sports pages, ai... Posted on 9/28/12 at 9:52 AM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND track and field teams claim national academic honors
The University of North Dakota womens and mens track and field teams have been named 2011-12 Division I All-Academic teams by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).... Posted on 7/27/12 at 1:32 PM
REGGIE TALES Vikings Assistants
This Monday morning brings us the news that Vikings are close to making a deal with former 49'ers Head Coach Mike Singletary to coach the linebackers. Meanwhile, the Vikings are still waiting to hear ... Posted on 1/17/11 at 11:47 AM
The apparent quick trigger fingers of Division I athletic departments across the country in the last couple of years won’t be hitting North Dakota State anytime soon. Athletic director Gene Taylor said his philosophy is to remain patient and honor the contracts of his coaches.
When North Dakota State went in search of a new defensive coordinator last January, the list of candidates was probably a short one. As in one coach.
Head coach Craig Bohl only needed to look down the office hallway to tab Chris Klieman.
The NFL handed down sweeping and unprecedented punishment today for bounties paid out on big hits, suspending New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton without pay for next season and indefinitely banning the team's former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, who now works for the St. Louis Rams.
"The timing of these statements of strong support for retirement of the nickname and logo has granted all of us a voice," UND head football coach Chris Mussman writes. "It’s time. It’s time for UND to stand up for UND. It is time for all of us to voice our opinion.
"It seems like only yesterday," columnist Marilyn Hagerty writes, "I looked out on the basketball court at Hyslop Sports Center and saw Gene Roebuck show up as coach of the UND women’s basketball team. It actually was 25 years ago."
Bud Grant coached three of the Minnesota Vikings' four defensive linemen with Pro Football Hall of Fame on their resume -- Alan Page, Carl Eller and newly elected Chris Doleman. The Pro Football Hall of Fame coach did not coach John Randle, but followed his career.
At a memorial service Thursday that drew some 12,000 people to the Penn State basketball arena, Jay Paterno reflected on what he called the "magnificent daylight" of his legendary father's life. It was primarily a glowing tribute to Paterno and his accomplishments during 46 years as Penn State's football coach — but also an opportunity to defend his legacy against criticism that he failed to do more when told about an alleged child sexual assault involving one of his former assistants.
Genaro C. Armas and Michael Rubinkam
, January 27, 2012
Penn State security had to turn away mourners as viewing hours for the late Joe Paterno ended today after thousands of students, alumni and admirers had filed past the football coach's closed casket to pay their respects.
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