Coaching

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions during the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned to take the same job at Texas A&M. Fisher handed in his resignation after a meeting with university President John Thrasher on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. according to the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because Florida State had not announced the move. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
December 04, 2017 - 5:25 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher wasn't wearing a white hat when he arrived at Texas A&M on Monday, no signs of a swashbuckling, down-home savior for program desperate to compete with the best in the Southeastern Conference. But the West Virginia native made sure to profess his love...
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New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Giants in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2017 - 1:53 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants made a rare in-season house cleaning, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese on Monday, less than a year after the team made the playoffs for the first time since 2011, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke on...
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New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Giants in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2017 - 1:19 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants made a rare in-season house cleaning, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese on Monday, less than a year after the team made the playoffs for the first time since 2011, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher shouts instructions during the team's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla. Two people with direct knowledge of the decision say Fisher has resigned to take the same job at Texas A&M. Fisher handed in his resignation after a meeting with university President John Thrasher on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. according to the people who spoke on condition of anonymity because Florida State had not announced the move. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser, File)
December 04, 2017 - 1:13 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher says the opportunity to coach Texas A&Ms was one he simply couldn't pass up. Fisher was lured away from Florida State, where he won a national championship in 2013, with a 10-year, $75 million contract at Texas A&M. Fisher was formally introduced...
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New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Giants in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2017 - 12:24 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese were fired Monday by the New York Giants less than one year after taking the team to the playoffs for the first time since 2011, a person familiar with the situation said. McAdoo and Reese were fired a day after the...
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New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Giants in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 04, 2017 - 12:02 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Ben McAdoo has been fired as coach of the New York Giants less than a year after taking the team to the playoffs for the first time since 2011. McAdoo was fired Monday, a day after the Giants were beaten in Oakland and dropped...
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December 04, 2017 - 11:56 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — AP source: New York Giants fire coach Ben McAdoo after loss in Oakland drops team to 2-10.
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New Mexico State wide receiver Izaiah Lottie (10) celebrates the team's 22-17 victory over South Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Las Cruces, N.M., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
December 03, 2017 - 8:28 pm
Excuse Florida State if its celebration for setting a record for consecutive bowl appearances is a bit muted. No one in Tallahassee is happy about the way this season turned out, not with the Seminoles' hopes for making the College Football Playoff dashed by October, coach Jimbo Fisher bolting last...
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Southern California players and coaches celebrate after defeating Stanford 31-28 in the Pac-12 Conference championship NCAA college football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 03, 2017 - 6:58 pm
Left out of the title race, Ohio State is instead returning to the stadium where the Buckeyes won the first national championship in the four-team College Football Playoff system. The Big Ten champion Buckeyes will play in the Cotton Bowl on Dec. 29 against Pac-12 champion Southern California in a...
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Florida State interim head coach Odell Haggins, center, and offensive lineman Rick Leonard take the field before an NCAA college football game against Louisiana Monroe in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
December 03, 2017 - 5:40 pm
The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Florida State was considered a contender for a College Football Playoff spot during the preseason. Instead, it will be in one of the lower-tier bowls. The Seminoles will face Southern Mississippi in...
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