Quote of the Day

"I think Patrick Ewing's ping-pong balls were used on this one."
-- ESPN’s Taylor Twellman, on World Cup host Russia getting an “easy” draw for next summer’s tournament. ("SportsCenter," ESPN2, 12/1)
Friday December 1, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 59 Print This Issue

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  • A Clockwork Orange

    If Currie was indeed fired without cause, his buyout would total $5.5M

    Univ. of Tennessee AD John Currie has been "fired after only eight months on the job," according to sources cited by Knoxville-based WVLT-CBS. The exhausting search for a new football coach "caused tension and uncertainty between fans and staff." After nearly a week of misfires, Currie met with UT Chancellor Beverly Davenport on Friday morning ( LOCAL8NOW.com, 12/1 ). Knoxville-based WBIR-NBC reports the meeting Friday was "short -- around 10 minutes long." When Currie left the meeting he told a reporter he "can't say anything ... just now" ( WBIR.com, 12/1 ). Currie began his duties at UT on April 1, and in Knoxville, Mike Wilson notes Currie's contract "stipulates a buyout that pays $100,000 times the number of months r ...

  • Pro Investment

    Microsoft's Surface Tablets will remain on NFL sidelines for the foreseeable future.

  • Stand-Up Act

    Jenkins plans to stop protests after NFL pledges contributions to social justice causes.

  • Pera Surfing?

    Grizzlies minority owners exercise their buy-sell option.

  • Among The Tall Firs

    Oregon's new deal with Nike puts it on the same financial level as some college giants.

  • Sports Enters The Discussion

    Sportsnet fires Gregg Zaun for behavior toward women at work.

  • Price Index

    SDSU's proposed Aztec Stadium in Mission Valley will cost about $100M more than expected.

  • Fit For A Queen

    ACC expects championship game to stay in Charlotte.

  • Choppy Waters

    Derek Jeter off to a rough start with Marlins as Stanton issue poses another headache.

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