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Louisville basketball to name David Padgett as interim head coach after Rick Pitino’s firing

Louisville basketball has been named David Padgett its new interim coach, the school announced. Padgett gets the Cardinals’ top job only two days after Rick Pitino was “effectively fired” for his role in the FBI’s widespread investigation into corruption in college basketball. Padgett, only 32 years old, was hired as an assistant on Pitino’s staff […]

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Carlos Correa makes ridiculous circus catch behind his head

Here’s another reminder of why Carlos Correa is amazing. .@TeamCJCorrea with the circus catch. pic.twitter.com/MYctFOxxoi — MLB (@MLB) May 28, 2017 Carlos Correa is only 22-years-old and it’s his age and plays like this that will keep AL West teams up at night for the next 15 years. Incredible! Let’s block ads! (Why?) SBNation.com – […]

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'Chuck' Gives Liev Schreiber A Head Start In The Oscar Race

Fame can be a fickle thing ― the highs are high and the lows are low. No one knows that more than ‘70s prizefighter Chuck Wepner, whose career is long rumored to be the inspiration behind Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky.” Wepner’s personal story is now featured in Philippe Falardeau’s new biopic “Chuck,” starring Liev Schreiber as […]

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NBA Commissioner Says A Woman Will Be A Head Coach 'Sooner Rather Than Later'

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he is committed to seeing a woman become head coach of an NBA team. In an interview with ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk on Tuesday, Silver said the NBA needs to do more to “accelerate the move toward a woman being a head coach in the league.” Silver discussed leadership roles for […]

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Wisconsin’s Justin Wilcox reportedly hired as new Cal head coach, replacing Sonny Dykes

Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is the new head coach at Cal, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy and Jeff Goodman reported Friday. Wisconsin DC Justin Wilcox reaches agreement to become Cal’s coach, sources told @ESPN. Wilcox will receive a 5-year deal, source said — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 14, 2017 Sometimes, when teams get rid of an […]

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Computer simulations helped Cincinnati choose new head coach Luke Fickell

The template script for an athletic director explaining his or her hire of a football coach is pretty clear, and ADs are good at sticking to it. “Lots of exciting candidates … did/didn’t use a search firm … attracted to the specific coach because of his enthusiasm, experience, recruiting/tactical ability/whatever.” Every one of these ADs […]

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South Carolina assistant Shawn Elliott reportedly hired as Georgia State head coach

Georgia State is hiring South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott as its new head coach, according to multiple reports, including the first one from 247Sports. Elliott, 43, was South Carolina’s interim coach for the second half of the 2015 season, after Steve Spurrier retired mid-year. He went 1-5 down the stretch, and the Gamecocks […]