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Joe Judge fired by New York Giants after two seasons as head coach

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/giants/2022/01/11/joe-judge-fired-new-york-giants-coach-john-mara/9177445002/

The Giants need a new head coach for the fourth time in six years.

Joe Judge has been fired by the Giants after two years and 33 games, the third straight coach co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch have dismissed in two seasons or less.

The team announced the decision on Tuesday afternoon.

“Steve (Tisch) and I both believe it is in the best interest of our franchise to move in another direction,” Mara said in a statement. “We met with Joe yesterday afternoon to discuss the state of the team. I met again with Joe this afternoon, and it was during that conversation I informed Joe of our decision. We appreciate Joe’s efforts on behalf of the organization.

“I said before the season started that I wanted to feel good about the direction we were headed when we played our last game of the season. Unfortunately, I cannot make that statement, which is why we have made this decision.”

AP source: MLB lockout talks to resume after month break

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/ap-mlb-lockout-talks-resume-month-break

Major League Baseball and the players’ association are scheduled to meet Thursday in the first negotiations between the parties since labor talks broke off Dec. 1.

Nets fall to Trail Blazers 114-108 with injured Harden out

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nets-trail-blazers-injured-harden-out

Anfernee Simons had 23 points and 11 assists, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers took advantage of James Harden’s absence for a 114-108 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.

Jake Paul calls out UFC stars after Tyron Woodley KO: ‘I’m going to embarrass them too’

https://www.foxnews.com/sports/jake-paul-calls-out-ufc-stars-tyron-woodley

Jake Paul knocked out Tyron Woodley in their second fight on Saturday night in Florida and had time after the bout to call out some UFC superstars.



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