Still, there were reports that former quarterback and league MVP Rich Gannon, who is now in the broadcast business, would be a pick to join Gruden's staff in Oakland as the team's quarterback coach. He indicated that he fired coach Jack Del Rio on December 31 after a mutual understanding between Davis and Gruden that both were "all in" on Gruden's return to coaching.
Fritz Pollard Alliance counsel Cyrus Mehri and N. Jeremi Duru issued a statement Wednesday expressing concern that Raiders owner Mark Davis came to an agreement with Gruden before the team interviewed any minority candidates. After the game, his fellow play-by-play commentator Sean McDonough shook his hand, congratulating him on the hire, with Gruden replying that he had a great run.
With the Raiders descending so fast on a white candidate, the team is in hot water over whether it violated the "Rooney Rule".
Davis said Tuesday after introducing Gruden as the team's new coach that he believed Gruden was "all-in" to take the job during a meeting on Christmas Eve. Asked what the Steelers should do this offseason, Bell said, "Value me". "And that's the term that we were using in our discussions and everything".
As far as the Raiders go, Gruden's contract is expected to be for ten years and be worth up to $100 million, at least according to ESPN. "And this time he didn't waver, either".
And there could be trouble ahead for Amazon , he adds, when it attempts to take Alexa to markets beyond the USA and Europe. They make it easy to watch YouTube videos, enjoy personal photos, follow recipes, control smart home devices and more .
Both were charged, yet Child Protective Services weren't summoned until Diaz's four-year-old daughter suffered a horrific death. Marshals are offering up to $5,000 for anyone with information that leads to the direct arrest of Candice R.
Serena Williams will not defend her title at Melbourne Park this month after withdrawing from the Australian Open . We're not mad at all about Serena needing and taking more time to get back into GOAT shape.
Brown of NBC's " This is Us " won best actor in a drama. "We couldn't ask for a better partner". "Nicole, I love you", he said. Perhaps that's why some of the other cast members got snubbed, but the Golden Globes don't matter too much for this show.
Officials in Egypt said the balloon crashed carrying the group of tourists, after strong winds forced the balloon off course. In 2016, hot air balloon rides were temporarily suspended in Egypt after a crash led to 22 Chinese tourists being injured.
Forget the Avengers for now: Black Widow might finally be getting her own movie, and there's no assembling required. Johansson has appeared as the character in six films, the next one being this summer's " Avengers: Infinity War ".
Thus, Monica Rambeau is particularly well situated to be introduced as a supporting character in Captain Marvel's new movie. Actors Samuel Jackson, Jude Law and Ben Mendelsohn will co-star in the movie, which will premiere on March 8, 2019 .
McCarthy is also filling several assistant coaching vacancies, including both the offensive and defensive coordinator positions. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports that the Browns have hired Wolf as assistant general manager on a four-year deal.
Reagan died in 2004, at age 93, from pneumonia complicated by the Alzheimer's disease that had progressively clouded his mind. Trump defended his background and success during an impromptu audience with reporters and in a series of tweets on Saturday.
Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick declares for 2018 NFL Draft
As per usual, Alabama has multiple players who could enter the National Football League draft as juniors and be selected. After the Crimson Tide's win, UCF put a billboard up in Tuscaloosa challenging Alabama to a home-and-home series .
Gerrit Cole trade to the Houston Astros is 'imminent'
Cole did top 200 innings for the second time in 2017 and also saw his strikeout numbers tick back up close to one per inning. Earlier this offseason the Yankees were said to be pushing to acquire Gerrit Cole from the Pirates .
Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership
You can also watch previous matches through video-on-demand (including the preseason that's already up) on the official website . With Overwatch League set to begin in earnest this week, Blizzard want to make sure you don't miss a second of the action.
Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs
The Titans advance to a divisional game against either the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers. Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misidentified the team of running back Derrick Henry .
MPs call for 25p 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) said it welcomed Friday's recommendations from the Environmental Audit Committee. U.S chain Starbucks said it will trial a 5 pence levy at up to 25 London branches in February for three months.
Jon Gruden Expected To Become Head Coach Of Raiders
According to National Football League insider Adam Schefter of ESPN, Gruden will be the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders . Del Rio then had an awkward and emotional post game press conference with the media where he addressed his dismissal.