Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 12:12 pm
They're calling it "Black Monday" over at NFL.com.
It's the Monday morning after the end of the National Football League's regular season, and some teams that didn't make the playoffs are wasting no time in parting ways with their coaches.
So far, no huge surprises in who's being fired:
-- Lovie Smith, from the Chicago Bears.
-- Chan Gailey, from the Buffalo Bills.
-- Pat Shurmur, from the Cleveland Browns.
Originally published on Sun December 23, 2012 10:41 am
Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about the sports news of the week, including some NFL records that could be topped this season.
Originally published on Thu December 20, 2012 3:44 am
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Originally published on Sun December 16, 2012 7:11 am
Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about college football coaches and the wisdom of the Washington Redskins' backup quarterback.
The four NFL players who were fined and given multi-game suspensions for their alleged parts in the New Orleans Saints' "bountygate" scheme that paid bonuses for injuring opposing players have had their punishments vacated, the league says.