The TEN: 1/13/2021

(‘The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

  1. Alabama routed Ohio St. 52-24 Monday night to win the National Championship. It was the seventh title for head coach Nick Saban, six with Alabama and one with LSU. 
  2. The Philadelphia Eagles fired head coach Doug Pederson. 
  3. The Seattle Seahawks parted ways with OC Brian Schottenheimer. 
  4. The Las Vegas Raiders named former Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as their new DC. 
  5. Louisiana-Monroe named Rich Rodriguez as its new offensive coordinator.
  6. AP College Basketball Top 5: 1. Gonzaga 2. Baylor 3. Villanova 4. Texas 5. Iowa. 
  7. On the television broadcast of the Alabama-Ohio St. game Monday night Chris Fowler screamed “That’s a hat trick for Harris!” after Najee Harris scored a touchdown for Alabama. It was only the second touchdown of the night for Harris. 
  8. Former Azusa Pacific forward Selom Mawugbe was drafted by the G League Warriors in the NBA G League draft. 
  9. On this day in 1988 former Dodgers/ San Diego Padres first baseman Steve Garvey announced his retirement after 19 years. 
  10. Also on this day in 1974 the Miami Dolphins beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-7 in Super Bowl VIII at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. Dolphins running back Larry Csonka was named MVP.   

1 Comment to "The TEN: 1/13/2021"

  1. Grim Reaper's Gravatar Grim Reaper
    January 14, 2021 - 2:31 pm | Permalink

    1-14-1951 – The first National Football League Pro Bowl All-Star Game was played in Los Angeles, CA.
    I think that is more historical than some coach getting fired by a team, a very common occurrence.

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