Jags hire ex-49ers exec Baalke as GM, removing interim tag
The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Trent Baalke as general manager Thursday, removing the interim tag from his title and pairing him with new coach Urban Meyer. Khan interviewed five minority candidates and Baalke for the team’s open GM job. Baalke spent a dozen years with the 49ers, half as GM. Before moving to Jacksonville, Baalke spent three years (2017-19) working as an operations consultant for the NFL. Adding to the appeal: Khan, a billionaire businessman, has shown a penchant for patience and a willingness to spend big.
Former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett tests positive for COVID-19
The game marks the first time Garrett has returned to play against the team he was the head coach of last season. ___Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Sunday night’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Long Beach is considered a crown jewel among global street races for its longevity, competitive racing and street festival atmosphere. ___New York Giants offensive coordinator and former Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has tested positive for COVID-19. Tight ends coach Freddie Kitchens will call the offensive plays against the Browns, who fired him as their head coach last season.
FSU coach Norvell tests positive for virus before Miami
He released a statement Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 saying he tested positive Friday. (AP Photo/Phil Sears, File)Florida State coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami. Norvell released a statement Saturday saying he tested positive a day earlier but is feeling fine. In Tallahassee, Florida, deputy head coach Chris Thomsen is taking over Norvell's duties, but the first-year Florida State head coach said he still intends to contribute. Toledo coach Jason Candle and UCLA coach Chip Kelly tested positive earlier this year.