Well the NBA is really poking its head into Chris Paul’s business. First, the NBA denied Paul’s trade to the Los Angeles Lakers. Now, the league is negotiating for the Hornets in a trade that would send Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers. The trade was considered dead when the league started negotiating on behalf of New Orleans but now the deal might not be dead. More here.
After a 4-9 start, the Miami Dolphins have decided to fire head coach Tony Sparano after three and a half years as head coach. Sparano departs with a 29-32 record as Dolphins head coach. The Dolphins will miss the playoffs for the ninth time in ten years. More here.
After a 5-8 start to the season, the Kansas City Chiefs fired head coach Todd Haley after just two and a half years. Haley was 19-27 despite winning the AFC West last season. Romeo Crennel will take over for Haley. More here.
The Los Angeles Kings have fired former Flyers head coach Terry Murray. The team announced that former Flyers head coach John Stevens will take over the Kings in an interim role as head coach. More here.
The Syracuse Orange are the nation’s new #1 basketball team after previous #1 Kentucky lost 73-72 to Indiana on a last second three pointer. The nation’s most controversial basketball program is now the nation’s top squad. Rest of the standings and more here.