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  • NFL Black Monday roundup: A look at the coaches who have been fired

    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...
  • Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for Lions, Redskins' head coaching jobs

    Executive: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell expected to interview for Lions, Redskins' head coaching jobs
    Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell is set to interview Friday for the Detroit Lions' head coaching vacancy next week, according to Fritz Pollard Alliance chairman John Wooten. "He has a great shot," Wooten said Thursday in a text message to The...
  • Peyton Manning will keep NFL single-season yardage record

    Peyton Manning will keep NFL single-season yardage record
    Upon further review, NFL record keeper Elias Sports Bureau agrees with game officials that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passed for 266 yards on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders to eclipse the single-season passing yardage record of Drew...
  • Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout

    Terps Trio: Wes Brown's potential, nonconference basketball games and Penn State coaching fallout
    How important is the expected return of suspended Maryland running back Wes Brown for next season? Jeff Barker: I thought Brown looked like Maryland’s most talented running back in his freshman season of 2012. So, it’s significant. Running...
  • James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State

    James Franklin would become one of Terps' top rivals if hired by Penn State
    When he was a Maryland quarterback, Chris Turner told a story of his phone once ringing at 4:34 in the morning. It was passionate, intense James Franklin — an amped-up electron of a football coach for whom sleep is apparently an overvalued...
  • Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach

    Penn State hires James Franklin as football coach
    More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach. Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
  • Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida

    Highly touted DT Thomas Holley flips pledge from Penn State to Florida
    Thomas Holley, defensive tackle from Lincoln High in Brooklyn, N.Y. , has apparently flipped his commitment from Penn State to the University of Florida. Mike Farrell, national analyst for Rivals.com, is reporting that Holley has made the decision. It...
  • Gilman corner Troy Vincent Jr. will attend N.C. State, not Penn State

    Gilman corner Troy Vincent Jr. will attend N.C. State, not Penn State
    Troy Vincent Jr. has decided he'd rather play football at North Carolina State than Penn State next season. The Gilman cornerback, who committed to play for the Nittany Lions in June, will instead join the Wolfpack, according to recruiting website...
  • Penn State coach James Franklin to attend State of the Union

    Penn State coach James Franklin to attend State of the Union
    Penn State head football coach James Franklin is taking a short break from building his team to attend President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. As a guest of Rep. G.T. Glenn Thompson, whose district includes State College, Franklin will sit...
  • McDonogh lineman Jared Cohen commits to North Carolina

    McDonogh lineman Jared Cohen commits to North Carolina
    McDonogh offensive lineman Jared Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to play football at North Carolina next season, apparently concluding a recruitment that took a turn late last year when the four-star prospect decommitted from Maryland. Cohen posted a...
  • Five questions with Bill O'Brien

     
    Bill O'Brien referenced Charlie Brown's teacher (with regard to a muffled speakerphone), USA Today Sports Joe Paterno and "selfie" photos during his press conference Tuesday, which added some entertainment value. Here are the highlights, along with five...