Tag Archives: coaches

  • 9 Coaches And Managers Who Walked Away

    9 Coaches And Managers Who Walked Away

    A lot of people dream of one day becoming professional coaches and managers. Thus, even though such a job comes with an extraordinary amount of pressure, it’s pretty rare to see somebody just up and resign rather than get fired. And yet that’s what Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg did on Friday. Saying he was tired of losing, the Baseball […]

  • 15 Highest Paid Coaches by Sport

    15 Highest Paid Coaches by Sport

    Last week, the Toronto Maple Leafs made history when they signed Mike Babcock away from the Detroit Red Wings. The historic 8-year, $50 million contract doesn’t just make him one of the highest paid coaches in the NHL. It makes him one of the highest paid coaches in sports, period. Today, in honor of Mike Babcock’s […]

  • Did Anyone Else Notice LeBron Coaching the Cavs Last Night?

    Did Anyone Else Notice LeBron Coaching the Cavs Last Night?

    Officially, David Blatt is head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. That’s what it says on the team website, and I imagine that’s also what it says on David Blatt’s paycheck. So then why was LeBron coaching the Cavs last night against the Spurs? That is a very good question. Perhaps, in his zeal to win […]

  • Amateur Soccer Coach Pulls Shakespearean Flop (Video)

    Amateur Soccer Coach Pulls Shakespearean Flop (Video)

    The art of the flop is always subject to refinement and evolution, and now it’s taken a German (?, possibly Austrian) soccer coach to take the flop to the next level. It’s unusual enough for a coach to do this kind of thing rather than a player, but this guy adds such a theatrical flair […]

  • 15 Greatest Gregg Popovich Moments

    15 Greatest Gregg Popovich Moments

    The San Antonio Spurs are currently one of the great dynasties in pro sports. The team has appeared in the Western Conference Finals in each of the last three seasons, and nine of the last 16 dating back to 1999. In that span, they’ve made the NBA Finals five times, winning four Championships. And the one […]

  • The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    Don’t look now, but if the New England Patriots make it to the Super Bowl to this year, Bill Belichick will tie Cowboys legend Tom Landry for most playoff wins by a coach. Then, obviously, if they win, he’ll sit in the top spot all by himself. However, that wouldn’t necessarily make Belichick the winningest playoff coach […]

  • 9 Most Overpaid Coaches in College Football Right Now

    9 Most Overpaid Coaches in College Football Right Now

    This week, USA Today released their annual list of the highest-paid coaches in college football. The results, as always, were interesting. There are 17 coaches making $3 million or more. There are 50 making $2 million or more. And there are only 22 making less than $500,000. So yeah, coaching college football pays pretty well. […]

  • 9 Worst College Football Coaching Hires of the BCS Era

    9 Worst College Football Coaching Hires of the BCS Era

    On Sunday, USC athletic director Pat Haden announced that USC had fired coach Lane Kiffin after an embarrassing 62-41 loss to Arizona State. If this were any other coach at any other school the timing would have been a little surprising, given that there is so much season left to right the ship. However, this […]

  • 9 NFL Coaches Who Probably Won’t Have Jobs Come January

    9 NFL Coaches Who Probably Won’t Have Jobs Come January

    That’s right. This list is GUARANTEEING that every coach you see on this list will not only be fired from their respective teams come January, but will also fail to find gainful employment in any other walk of life, be it vending machine repairman, roofer, Secretary of Health and Human Services, or even CEO of […]