Mark Jackson’s leadership skills as a player more than outweighed his lack of coaching experience when it came time for the Golden State Warriors to hire their coach.
Head coach Jim Harbaugh said “Alex Smith is a 49er” and all indications are he will stay put once teams can sign players.
The Golden State Warriors parted ways with coach Keith Smart on Wednesday, the first major fallout this offseason from a new ownership group that has promised sweeping changes to the perennial underachieving franchise.
San Jose Earthquakes coach Frank Yallop and general manager of soccer operations John Doyle have received multiyear contract extensions.
Hue Jackson, the first-year Oakland Raiders coach, takes over a team loaded with speed. Several general managers and coaches privately raved about the Raiders’ offensive speed last season.
A four-star standout, running back Amir Carlisle of King’s Academy in Sunnyvale, decommitted from Stanford after Jim Harbaugh left and went to Pac-10 rival USC.
The feel-good atmosphere of this week’s news conference at which Hue Jackson was introduced as the Oakland Raiders’ new head coach rapidly evaporated as Raiders boss Al Davis veered into Weird-land.
Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby has made a terrific choice, hiring offensive coordinator David Shaw to replace Jim Harbaugh.
The NFL ordered new Oakland Raiders coach Hue Jackson to sever ties to a supplements company that sells a product containing a banned substance.
Hue Jackson passed his first test on Tuesday afternoon as the Oakland Raiders’ new head coach.