Tim Duncan and Gregg Popovich have developed a unique bond over the years. The two apparently have a gentlemen’s agreement that Duncan will stay on in some sort of mentorship capacity, and Pop has already threatened to fine Duncan for the time he’s missed so far. “Most people under contract are required to show up for their jobs,” Popovich said Wednesday.
The world of international soccer gasped Tuesday at the news that Sam Allardyce had been fired as manager of England's national team after coaching just one match. Allardyce, who was hired July 22 and signed a contract through 2018, was sent packing after he was caught on video advising undercover reporters of crooked ways to get around player-transfer rules. In exchange, he asked the journalists posed as businessmen for a six-figure sum. Allardyce lasted just 67 days as manager of the England team, but that could classify as a lengthy stay compared to some other professional and college coaches whose tenures were fleeting. Sven-Goran Eriksson, soccer Eriksson reportedly received a $2 million