Tom Bowen on schedules, Tigers fans, attendance

Tom Bowen on schedules, Tigers fans, attendance

CLOSE Memphis coach Mike Norvell speaks on the 2019 recruiting class after National Signing Day Evan Barnes, The Commercial Appeal In his seven years as Memphis athletic director, Tom Bowen has seen the Tigers football team go from afterthought to one of the nation’s rising programs. The university extended coach Mike Norvell’s contract through 2023 […]

Ronald Delancy commits for 2020 class

Ronald Delancy commits for 2020 class

CLOSE In this week’s edition of ScoreCards, Louisville basketball’s Dwayne Sutton talks about what it means to play for his hometown Louisville Cardinals. Jeff Faughender and Dominique Yates, Louisville Courier Journal Scott Satterfield and the Louisville football program got their 2020 recruiting class rolling with a commitment at the start of the weekend. Ronald Delancy, a […]

Gary Hernandez Brophy football Jon Kitna coach

Gary Hernandez Brophy football Jon Kitna coach

Defensive coordinator Gary Hernandez has been named interim head football coach at Phoenix Brophy Prep, while the school searches for Jon Kitna’s replacement. Kitna recently left after one season leading the Broncos to be the quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys. Hernandez’s defense, which had 24 interceptions, helped lead Brophy to a 7-3 regular season […]

Oregon Football Players Stunned By Tonight’s Coaching News

Oregon Football Players Stunned By Tonight’s Coaching News

Autzen Stadium from the south side before the Oregon Ducks against the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. Oregon lost to Washington State 55-16. (Photo by Tom Hauck/Getty Images) Oregon’s football program stunned the college football world this evening, when news broke of defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt’s departure from the Ducks. Leavitt […]

Hakeem al-Araibi case shows limits of football as a PR tool for repressive regimes

Al-Araibi had been jailed in the Southeast Asian country after an erroneous Interpol “red notice” — an international arrest warrant — was issued following an extradition request from Bahrain. The country of his birth had sentenced him in absentia to 10 years’ imprisonment during a 2014 trial on vandalism charges dating back to the ill-fated […]

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