Alabama went to the NFL to find its replacement for Steve Sarkisian. After reports emerged over the weekend, the school confirmed Monday that it hired New England Patriots tight ends coach Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator. Alabama was looking for a new offensive coordinator after Sarkisian went
Per a statement from DirtCar Nationals, one of the injured people was Justin Allgaier’s sprint car crew chief Kelly Kovski. Kovski is listed in stable condition at Halifax Health and Allgaier will not compete in any DirtCar Nationals events the rest of the season. Three people were taken to the hospital
Chase Elliott is a repeat Daytona 500 pole winner. Right after Earnhardt Jr. went to the top spot in the final round of Sunday’s qualifying session Elliott, the last driver on the track, topped Junior’s lap to win the pole and guarantee an all-Hendrick Motorsports front row for the 500. “I think the
Deondre Francois can throw a football really far. Quarterback Deondre Francois showed off his arm strength over the weekend by throwing a football over the Pi Kappa Alpha frat house on the Florida State campus. Francois was a first-year starter for Florida State in 2016 and performed admirably.
Let’s go through what we learned during Sunday’s Clash. • We discovered Sunday during the Advance Auto Parts Clash that NASCAR’s new concussion testing policy isn’t mandatory for all drivers that make trips to the infield care center. NASCAR announced this week that it had instituted a standard concussion
Joey Logano benefited from contact between Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski on the final lap to go from third to first and win the Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition race at Daytona. Logano and Keselowski carved their way through the field over the last five laps of the race and were nose-to-tail heading
Rain forced the postponement of Saturday night’s Advance Auto Parts Clash to Sunday. The race will begin at 11:30 a.m. ET and be televised on Fox Sports 1. The starting lineup for the field was set by random draw and Brad Keselowski will start on the pole.
Hamlin made the final round of the Chase in 2014. 4. Denny Hamlin: Perhaps the new playoff format will be Hamlin’s catalyst for a championship. Hamlin has frequently lamented his bad luck in previous Chases, and has even gone so far as to use the term “Denny Hamlin luck.” And while the three-race rounds
Dantonio is 108-59 at Michigan State. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio got a one-year contract extension Friday. The school approved the contract extension — a rollover provision of Dantonio’s current contract — amidst a continuing investigation into sexual assault allegations against three unidentified
NASCAR will administer on-site concussion tests for all drivers who are no longer able to compete in a race because of crash damage. The sanctioning body announced Friday afternoon that it would mandate the assessment of a SCAT-3 (Sports Concussion Assessment Tool) examination to any driver whose car
Busch made it to the third round of the Chase — now playoffs — in 2016. A former agent for Kurt Busch believes the driver owes $1.4 million in payments. A suit was filed this month, per USA Today and MLive.com, by Sports Management Network.
Nature’s Bakery said Stewart-Haas Racing’s lawsuit against the snack company is a threat of “scorched earth litigation” and that it plans to defend itself from the race team in counterclaims. SHR filed a suit against Nature’s Bakery earlier this month after the company wasn’t on any of Danica Patrick
Welcome to part three of our preview series. After checking out these four drivers, it’s pretty obvious who our final four is going to be, right? We’ll reveal our projected champion Friday.
Brandon Harris, a four-star recruit in the class of 2014 is transferring from LSU. A Louisiana high school coach won’t let Alabama come to his school to recruit any of his players because of the way the Tide treated former LSU quarterback Brandon Harris. David Feaster coached Harris at Parkway High
Army beat Navy to snap a 14-game losing streak in 2016. Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk told the Baltimore Sun that both Fenway Park in Boston and Yankee Stadium in New York City have submitted bids to host the iconic rivalry in 2018. Rumors of Fenway’s interest in the game ramped up Wednesday
Kyle Larson got his first career win in 2016. 12. Kurt Busch: We’re being a bit conservative on Stewart-Haas’ chances because of the switch to Ford and we won’t be surprised in the slightest if Busch finishes solidly in the top 10. After 15 top 10s in the first 18 races, Busch had six over the final
Good news: Mike Gundy’s mullet still exists, even though it’s been trimmed up. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy in a wrestling singlet, we have some really great news for you. Oklahoma State released a video of Gundy wearing one at his desk to promote Oklahoma State’
No, Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn’t take issue with what Richard Petty said about Junior’s return to racing. In an appearance on Fox Sports 1 earlier in February, Petty said he was a little disappointed that Junior is returning to the Cup Series in 2017. As Petty explained, the disappointment stemmed from
According to CBS Sports, the NCAA rules committee is considering adding a third option to a targeting foul. Currently, if a player is deemed to have committed a targeting foul after a replay review, he’s assessed a 15-yard penalty and ejected.
Klein finished third in the voting for the 2012 Heisman Trophy. Kansas State’s new quarterbacks coach is a guy who wasn’t playing quarterback for the Wildcats very long ago. The team made the hire of former QB Collin Klein to the position official on Tuesday.
Monday we took a look at nine drivers we think will miss out on the 2017 playoffs. Now it’s time for the drivers we think will finish in the bottom quarter of the playoff standings. Please note this isn’t who we think will get eliminated after round one, though with the addition of increased bonus points
Mike MacIntyre signed an extension through 2021 in January. Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre signed a contract extension with the school earlier this year. Regents at the school have delayed approving MacIntyre’s extension until they see results from a pending independent investigation into the way the
Tuesday through Friday we’ll preview four drivers each day who we think will make the Chase … err, playoffs. Aric Almirola did not run well in 2016. 25. Aric Almirola: 2016 was a disaster for Almirola and Richard Petty Motorsports.