There were two job openings (thus far) for which Alabama Offensive Coordinator, Lane Kiffin, was a perfect fit. The first was the Houston Cougars opening, vacated after Tom Herman stuck it to the Coogs without so much as buying them (or LSU) dinner. Lane Kiffin was considered the front-runner for that vacancy, despite some early noise that former-Alabama OC, and present Houston OC, Major Applewhite was getting some serious looks. Les Miles was bandied about, Sooner OC Lincoln Riley by all accounts “wowed” the committee before withdrawing, Kiffin had a fantastic interview. As of yesterday, the President just needed to sign off on the deal allegedly. That did not happen. Today, the Cougars went
Eventual winner Dustin Johnson had his final round and championship put into limbo when his ball moved on the fifth green at Oakmont Country Club. After the walking rules official declared Johnson didn’t cause the ball to move, USGA officials kept looking at the footage. As Johnson was making his back-nine run toward his first major, the USGA informed Johnson that he might — might — be penalized for the ball moving.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman encourages people to boo him as majority owner Bill Foley looks on before the Vegas Golden Knights was announced as the name for Foley’s Las Vegas NHL franchise at T-Mobile Arena on November 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. There was one big thing the new Las Vegas franchise didn’t do before having their unveiling gala – make sure their trademark was approved. Mary Clarke of SBNation was the first to report Black Knight Sports & Entertainment (the holding company for the Vegas Golden Knights) had their application for a trademark denied.