Pat Sullivan resigns as Samford football coach

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Samford coach Pat Sullivan, who has battled health problems, is resigning and moving into another position with the university. The university announced Sullivan's decision to step down Tuesday after eight seasons, effective immediately. The former Auburn quarterback won the 1971 Heisman Trophy. Sullivan, who was treated for throat cancer in 2003, had complications...
Via Associated Press
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 16 Auburn hosts Pat Sullivan-led Samford

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) The suddenly struggling Auburn Tigers will try to rebound against the coach who helped hire Gus Malzahn. The 16th-ranked Tigers (7-3, No. 14 CFP) face FCS Samford (7-3) on Saturday night in a game more notable for who's on the opposing sideline than anything. Bulldogs coach Pat Sullivan won the 1971 Heisman Trophy as Auburn's quarterback. He's so highly regarded...
Via Associated Press
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Samford's Sullivan not making trip to TCU

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Former TCU coach Pat Sullivan won't be with his current team Saturday when Samford travels to Fort Worth. Sullivan said Wednesday in a statement that he won't be able to make the trip for Saturday's game with TCU because of complications from neck surgery in April. Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Bill D'Ottavio will lead the team for the opener...
Via Associated Press
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Collect 13 Hits; Lose To Astros, 3-2

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)ConstipationNation has returned. After collecting thirteen hits, the Red Sox walked off the Minute Maid Park diamond 3-2 losers. The two plays that best defined the game were double-plays: hit into by David Ortiz with the bases-loaded and Dustin Pedroia (to end the game) with two on. Also, in the 8th inning a weird attempted force play resulted in an failed...
Via FenwayNation
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Resurgence Continues, Red Sox Win, 8-3

(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)This trend could get habit-forming. Another Red Sox rookie took charge last night and led Boston to a convincing 8-3 victory over the new-look Houston Astros. New backstop Christian Vazquez went 3-4—including two doubles and three RBIs—helping John Lackey to his 10th win of the season. Lackey went six innings giving up just two earned runs—although he...
Via FenwayNation
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Training Ejections: More Common Than You’d Think (I Thought “Never”)

(Image: Pat Sullivan/AP) On Sunday, the Brewers lost in disappointing fashion when the Diamondback scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth at Salt River Fields.  It was a tough loss, but it’s hard to get too frustrated when a game doesn’t go your way in spring training…or is it?  Manager Ron Roenicke was frustrated enough to get his damn self ejected.  Roenicke...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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