49ers looking to recruit from within
After the explosive nature of Black Monday, 24 hours later we have a boat load of speculation in the NFL.
San Francisco 49ers are interviewing their own defensive-line coach Jim Tomsula to replace outgoing head coach Jim Harbaugh. Such a move may be surprising, considering that Tomsula is not even the defensive co-ordinator in San Francisco, but nonetheless, the reports carry weight.
However, NFL experts such as Ben Volin have expressed their surprise at the move, which probably wouldn't go down well with key 49ers' personnel.
- San Francisco 49ers braced for the likely departure of Michael Crabtree
- Ray McDonald released by San Francisco 49ers after new rape allegation
- Jim Harbaugh once smeared a player's blood on his own face
Jets want to steal defensive expert
New York Jets are likely to be the first team to make an appointment, but we might have to wait until after the playoffs for that news, with Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn firmly in the running.
NBA and college football update
Across to the NBA, and a brutal report from ESPN has exposed the fact that Cavaliers players are unhappy with first year head coach David Blatt.
And finally in college football, USC Trojans edged out Nebraska Cornhuskers 45-42 yesterday to win the Holiday Bowl.