Davidson’s Sports Wrap-Up: Black Monday Edition
Here's what you missed this weekend in sports:
It's gonna have to be a different man for the Cleveland Browns, who fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after just a year on the job. Meanwhile, the New York Jets somewhat expectedly decided to stay with Rex Ryan. And this just in: The Minnesota Vikings fired Leslie Frazier. Keep up-to-date with today's moves in football with this Black Monday primer.
The Washington Redskins are about to undergo a major overhaul, and as such deserve their own post.
Fighting for His Life
Formula One legend Michael Schumacher underwent brain surgery after hitting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps. He remains in a medically induced coma, and doctors are uncertain of his outlook.
Ronda Being Ronda
Ronda Rousey's latest victory over rival Miesha Tate was followed by the same trash-talk and perfunctory snubbing of etiquette -- good news for supporters of women's MMA, which stands to gain by having Rousey as a villain.
With Russell Westbrook out until after the All-Star break, Kevin Durant has a chance to prove he's a leading man. It also gives James Harden a chance to reflect on his decision to turn down the Oklahoma City Thunder's four-year, $48 million extension and his subsequent trade to the Houston Rockets.
You Can't Make It There
Things don't look to get any better in 2014 after a pretty abysmal year in New York sports.
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