Minnesota Vikings fire OC John DeFilippo

The Minnesota Vikings have fired first-year offensive coordinator John DeFilippo following Monday’s 21-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team announced Tuesday. Quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski has been promoted to replace DeFilippo on an interim basis and will handle playcalling duties for the remaining three games of the regular season. Minnesota will likely make the […]

How these college stars ended up at mid-major programs

College basketball programs cast a wide net when it comes to recruiting. Live periods, scouting services, high school showcases — they all allow coaches to watch hundreds if not thousands of potential recruits every year. While high-major programs have an inherent advantage for the best players, they don’t get everyone. Sometimes there’s an injury, sometimes […]

How DeMarcus Cousins and Puma became a ‘perfect fit’

1:32 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN MOBILE, Ala. — It was early Saturday morning when Mobile’s biggest active homegrown star athlete, Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins, welcomed 100 hand-picked students into an airline hangar, instantly recognizing the unmistakable surprise on each of the kids’ faces. The Warriors had just closed out a road win over […]