January 28, 2014 in Sports

Newsmakers

From Wire Reports
 

Hired Former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has been hired to be the Baltimore Ravens’ new offensive coordinator. Kubiak, 52, replaces Jim Caldwell, who left to become coach of the Detroit Lions. The Ravens also announced they have hired Rick Dennison, the Texans’ former offensive coordinator, as their quarterbacks coach.

• Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine has hired Jim O’Neil as his defensive coordinator, reuniting him with the coach who helped him turn around Buffalo’s defense last season. Pettine also retained special teams coordinator Chris Tabor from Rob Chudzinski’s staff.

• The Philadelphia Eagles have hired Bill Musgrave to coach their quarterbacks and Michael Clay as defensive quality control coach.

• The New York Giants have hired Danny Langsdorf as their new quarterbacks coach. Langsdorf recently concluded his 11th season and second stint at Oregon State. His offenses at Oregon State have regularly been among the most productive in the Pac-12. Nine of the top 13 single-season yardage outputs were produced under his guidance.

Enrolled Forward Chane Behanan, a key member of Louisville’s national championship basketball team who was dismissed from the team last month for a violation of university policy, has enrolled at Colorado State and will play for the Rams next season. Behanan will be eligible to play for the Rams after the end of the fall term next December.

Banned Nebraska barred defensive lineman Avery Moss from campus for the rest of the year and said he won’t be able to play next season after he pleaded no contest to public indecency for a 2012 incident at a residence hall. A police report said a female student in December 2012 reported that a man exposed himself twice to her at a campus convenience store where she worked. She later identified Moss after looking at a photo.

Traded Toronto FC traded defender Richard Eckersley to the New York Red Bulls for a fourth-round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.


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