Daily Archives: February 5, 2024

Alabama football recruiting under Kalen DeBoer: 2024 updates, rankings, and players to watch from SEC insiders

[ad_1] After 17 seasons as the head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide and 28 years running college football programs overall, Nick Saban announced his retirement last month. To their credit, the Alabama athletic department acted quickly to land Kalen DeBoer, who just led Washington to the College Football Playoff national championship, as the next Crimson Tide head coach. Now, …

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Commanders reportedly offered Mike Macdonald HC job before he took Seahawks gig

[ad_1] The Washington Commanders officially introduced Dan Quinn as their next head coach on Monday, but it didn’t come without some drama and roadblocks along the way.  Washington made serious overtures in attempting to hire Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson and then-Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald before hiring Quinn away from the Dallas Cowboys, The Athletic detailed in …

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Giants to hire Shane Bowen as defensive coordinator

[ad_1] The Giants have found their next defensive coordinator. According to multiple reports, New York is hiring Shane Bowen for the role. Bowen, 37, was the Titans’ defensive coordinator under former head coach Mike Vrabel over the last three seasons. In 2023, Tennessee ranked No. 16 in points allowed and No. 18 in yards allowed. Bowen was previously the Titan’s …

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2024 Super Bowl odds, opening line: Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes slight underdogs vs. 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII

[ad_1] The Kansas City Chiefs punched their ticket to the Super Bowl for the second straight season, and they did it by registering their second straight upset victory on the road to eliminate the No. 1 seed Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC Championship game. Meanwhile, the San Francisco 49ers engineered a historic second-half comeback against the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship …

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Behind the Pac-2’s attempt to leverage the College Football Playoff amid final expansion negotiations

[ad_1] On Jan. 8, the morning of the 2024 College Football Playoff National Championship, the commissioners and conference presidents who oversee the organization (known as the CFP Management Committee) met in Houston to finalize what was thought to be a formality. The goal: address the final access point for the expanded 12-team playoff field starting next season. In the wake …

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Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov to enter player assistance program

[ad_1] Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov is entering the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program, the league and union announced Monday. Kuznetsov will be away from the team indefinitely while he receives care. Under the terms of the program, he can return to the team for practice and then games when cleared by administrators. The Capitals said earlier Monday that Kuznetsov was …

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Meyers: Pats ‘wouldn’t budge’ over $1M difference from Raiders’ offer

[ad_1] Meyers: Pats ‘wouldn’t budge’ over $1M difference from Raiders’ offer originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston One of the New England Patriots’ many miscues in 2023 was picking JuJu Smith-Schuster over Jakobi Meyers in free agency. Smith-Schuster took Meyers’ spot on the Patriots’ wide receiver depth chart after signing a three-year, $25.5 million contract ($16 million guaranteed). Earlier that …

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Jay Harbaugh reportedly joining Seahawks instead of following father to Chargers

[ad_1] Former Michigan special teams coordinator Jay Harbaugh is rejoining former Wolverines defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald with the Seattle Seahawks instead of following his father Jim Harbaugh to the Los Angeles Chargers, per multiple reports. Jay Harbaugh ran one of the most well-regarded special teams units in college football under Jim at Michigan since 2017. It was widely expected that …

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2024 Super Bowl halftime show: Predicting Usher’s setlist for Super Bowl LVIII between Chiefs, 49ers in Vegas

[ad_1] Singer, songwriter, actor, dancer and businessman Usher will be headlining the Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show. The eight-time Grammy Award winner will hit the stage after two quarters of football on Feb. 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.  The big game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, as well as all performances, will be televised …

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