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  • A fledgling rugby league hunts for athletes NFL might have overlooked

    A fledgling rugby league hunts for athletes NFL might have overlooked
    No doubt, rugby is on the rise. The seven-man version is now an Olympic sport, and a pro circuit is brewing here on the sunny side of the pond. A smash-mouth sport for a smashed and mouthy nation. Good fit, right? Rugby, start your engines. Let's...
  • Technology means more correct calls, and more scrutiny

    NEW YORK — The officials huddled to sort out the close call, so the TV broadcast showed the clip over and over, the announcers declaring a definite touchdown. Standard fare today — but not so 35 years ago. Mike Renfro, whose lunging catch in...
  • Broncos submit request to interview Gary Kubiak for head-coaching vacancy

    Broncos submit request to interview Gary Kubiak for head-coaching vacancy
    When offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak informed team officials on Sunday that he was planning on staying with the organization, it appeared that one of the Ravens’ primary offseason concerns had been lifted. But the Ravens, who learned Thursday...
  • If money's no object, John Fox should be Bears' objective

    If money's no object, John Fox should be Bears' objective
    Ryan Pace's moment of truth arrived Wednesday when John Fox landed in Chicago to interview with the Bears' new general manager. Hire Fox as coach and Pace will illustrate early in his tenure an ability to adapt quickly and close a deal, not to mention...
  • As Bears talk to 2 candidates, John Fox alters landscape of coach hunt

    Complacency never has been an issue for John Elway, one of the most maniacal competitors the NFL ever has seen, first as a player and now as a front-office executive. So it was hardly a shock Tuesday when Elway stood inside Broncos headquarters at his...
  • Bears interview Doug Marrone, Teryl Austin for coaching vacancy

    The Bears pressed forward with head coach interviews Tuesday, meeting with former Bills coach Doug Marrone and Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. Marrone and Bears general manager Ryan Pace were together with the Saints from 2006-08, when Marrone...
  • Report: Defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to be named 49ers coach

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Jim Tomsula is expected to be appointed as Jim Harbaugh's successor and become the 49ers coach after eight seasons as their defensive line coach, ESPN first reported Wednesday. Tomsula, 46, served as the 49ers interim coach for the...
  • John Elway wanted Broncos to go out "kicking and screaming" more than they did

    John Elway and John Fox embraced as they agreed to amicably part ways. Hugs and handshakes might not have been necessary had the Denver Broncos gone out "kicking and screaming" more often under the 59-year-old coach who's now on the job market with a 49-...
  • Buddy Ryan: Rex got a raw deal with Jets, but will coach Buffalo with a vengeance

    Buddy Ryan: Rex got a raw deal with Jets, but will coach Buffalo with a vengeance
    He's a chip off the old block, and he'll have a chip on his shoulder. Rex Ryan comes to the Buffalo Bills with the need to prove something. That's how his old man used to roll, too. Buddy Ryan was fired as a head coach twice. The Philadelphia Eagles...
  • Who did the best coaching jobs of the season?

    Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh. Great quarterbacks make great coaches. Or maybe it's the other way around. Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
  • Source: Todd Bowles to become Jets head coach

    Source: Todd Bowles to become Jets head coach
    Todd Bowles agreed to become the New York Jets’ new coach, a league source said Tuesday night. Of the five candidates known to have interviewed for the Chicago Bears’ vacancy, he is the first one to land a head coaching job. Bowles, the...