Oregon coach Mark Helfrich was fired Tuesday. When San Francisco 49ers coach Chip Kelly said earlier in the week that he wasn’t a candidate at Oregon, he said the only person he’d talked to at the school was now-former coach Mark Helfrich. Helfrich said on ESPN Radio’s Russillo and Kannell on Friday
Florida lost to Alabama by 14 in the 2015 SEC Championship Game. If you’re confident Florida will score against Alabama in the SEC Championship Game, there’s a bar in Gainesville where you can drink some free alcohol. According to the Alligator, Florida’s student newspaper, the 101 Cantina will offer
If the Big 12 had a true title game in 2016, the Oklahoma schools would play twice in two weeks. After the NCAA repealed the 12-team minimum for a conference championship, the Big 12 is bringing back a championship game for next season. Ending the regular season with a glorified scrimmage to prep for
Western Michigan vs. Ohio (+17), 7 p.m. ET FRIDAY: We’re not calling for the upset, but think Ohio will hang with Western Michigan just enough to cover the number. Ohio’s defense gives up less than 22 points per game and hasn’t given up more than 28 since a Week 1 multiple-OT loss to Texas State. If
NASCAR and Monster executives toast the sponsorship announcement. It didn’t take long to discover the demographic NASCAR wants to court with the announcement of Monster Energy as the new Cup Series sponsor. “The reality for how impactful they are and what they can do differently is obviously they’re
Kevin Wilson is 26-47 at Indiana. Kevin Wilson’s tenure at Indiana is reportedly over. According to the Indianapolis Star, Wilson’s “dismissal” from the program will be made official in a Thursday evening press conference.
Monster Energy sponsored Kurt Busch in 2016. Monster Energy is NASCAR’s replacement for Sprint. NASCAR made the new sponsor announcement official Thursday in Las Vegas as the Sprint Cup will be replaced with Monster Energy.
Jeff Gordon drove in eight races in 2016 after he retired followed the 2015 season. Jeff Gordon will make his second Rolex 24 start in January. The four-time Sprint Cup Series champion will drive for Wayne Taylor Racing in the season-opening IMSA sports-car race at Daytona International Speedway Jan
Malik Zaire split time with DeShone Kizer in Notre Dame’s season-opening loss to Texas. Zaire has reportedly been granted an unconditional release from the school. According to an updated ESPN report, there will be no restrictions on his future destination, opening up the possibility of Zaire transferring
Texas running back D’Onta Foreman is heading to the NFL. The junior announced his intentions to head to the NFL draft on Wednesday after Texas finished the regular season 5-7. Foreman was the leading rusher in FBS in 2016 with 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Chip Kelly was 46-7 in four years at Oregon. Chip Kelly wants you to know he won’t be returning to Oregon to coach the Ducks in 2017. The San Francisco 49ers coach said Wednesday that he was not a candidate for the school’s football coach opening.
NASCAR has reportedly pitched potential sponsors without “Cup” in the Cup Series name. Is the era of the Cup Series over? According to a Sports Business Daily report, NASCAR has approached potential sponsors for the now-former Sprint Cup Series by referring to the top level as the “premier series.”
Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn’t compete in the final 18 races of the 2016 season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. admitted Tuesday that he wondered if he’d ever be able to rejoin the Sprint Cup Series as he dealt with the symptoms of a mid-summer concussion. Junior told NBC Sports that he expects to be cleared to drive
Trevor Bayne (L) will be one of two Cup drivers at Roush in 2017 while Chris Buescher moves to JTG-Daugherty. Roush Fenway Racing will field two cars in 2017 as Chris Buescher joins a different team. Roush said Tuesday it would be leasing the charter from the No. 16 car driven by Greg Biffle to JTG-Daugherty
White scored a TD vs. the Cyclones before he was injured. West Virginia junior wide receiver Ka’Raun White’s season is over. Coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday that White needs surgery after he suffered a broken bone in his lower leg and would be out for the final two games of the year.
Clemson is 25-2 since the start of 2015. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney doesn’t like how allegations of racial slurs became a postgame topic following his team’s blowout win over South Carolina on Saturday. Multiple South Carolina players alleged that racial slurs were used during the game.
Clint Bowyer finished 27th in 2016. Clint Bowyer has filed a lawsuit vs. HScott Motorsports claiming that the team didn’t pay him in October and November. According to the lawsuit obtained by ESPN, Bowyer’s suit says HSM didn’t pay him on Oct. 20 and Nov. 20.
Ty Dillon has four wins in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. Ty Dillon is moving to Germain Racing in 2017. The team announced Monday that Dillon would replace Casey Mears behind the wheel of the No. 13 car.
Ron Caragher is 19-30 in four seasons at San Jose State. San Jose State has made the decision to fire coach Ron Caragher. The school announced Sunday afternoon that Caragher is being relieved of his duties as the Spartans’ coach.