Monday, January 16, 2017

Alabama hires Greg Byrne to succeed Bill Battle as athletic director.

Greg Byrne. Image via azcentral.com.



Nick Saban has a new boss. The University of Alabama has announced that Greg Byrne will take over the office of athletic director beginning on March1.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Bayern Munich trolls NFL over the Chargers move from San Diego to Los Angeles.

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Bayern Munich. Image via skysports.com.

We can all go home now. Bayern Munich won the Internet Thursday with this tweet trolling the NFL over the San Diego Chargers eminent move to Los Angeles.

Auburn is not considering Art Briles as its next offensive coordinator.

Art Briles. Image via SB*Nation. 



Scratch one name off the list of candidates to succeed Rhett Lashlee as Auburn's offensive coordinator. Both ESPN's Bret McMurphy and al.com have reported that former Baylor head coach Art Briles is not being considered to replace Lashlee, who is leaving to become OC of UConn.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Marvel to publish new Defenders series just in time for Netflix's version of the "non-team."

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Image via Marvel/The Hollywood Reporter.


Marvel hasn't featured The Defenders in its own comic book title since 2013. With Netflix set to team up Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist in its forthcoming Defenders series, reviving the team in the Marvel Universe was bound to happen.

Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason denies interest in Cal head coach opening.

Derek Mason. Image via USA Today. 

Vanderbilt has coach Derek Mason took to Twitter on Wednesday in an attempt to squash suggestions that he might be a candidate for the open head coaching position at Cal.