go to MSN.com
Found February 08, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:

Via Larry Brown Sports:

If the Harbaugh brothers weren’t such fierce competitors, they would not have been coaching against one another last Sunday. It has been nearly five full days since the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl, but fierce competitors hate losing. That would explain why Jim Harbaugh has still yet to speak to John Harbaugh.

During an appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Thursday night, John Harbaugh was asked if he had been in contact with his brother since beating him last Sunday.

“I have not,” Harbaugh said with a smile. “We have not had a conversation since. We will. Soon.”

He’s not joking. Anyone who has watched Jim Harbaugh coach should not be surprised. People who throw fits like this don’t enjoy losing, and they probably have no interest in hearing “you’ll get ‘em next time” from their older brother.

“When will you talk to your brother?” Letterman asked later in the interview.

“I’m hoping sometime, you know, soon,” Harbaugh replied. “We actually have meetings coming up, we have a combine in two weeks. Anybody who has a brother knows that you don’t console your brother. It doesn’t work.”

If John avoids a punch in the face from Jim the first time they see each other face-to-face, he’ll probably consider it a another victory.

13 Comments:
  • he does not want to talk to you,r bum ass any way
  • wow! u sound like an idiot.
  • I hope you're not talking about me a$$hole, because you don't know why. Things happen and he made his choice and he was wrong just like your dumb a$$ comment. Sooooooooooooooo Phuck You. Where's Waldo, dumb phuck.
  • They are too busy making bank deposits to speak to each other. The "momma loves you best" communications will follow shortly. Good job John!
  • I am not surprised that the brothers have not spoken as yet. That is how Jim is... simple. At least John is being respectable. I would give him times as well. Jim will be even more competitive in 2013. It is hard to get back to the SB and both brothers will learn that. Lewis leaving tookthe heart out of the Ravens. Boldin may get cut... big changes. The real challenge is can Flacco be a good leader (without tackling Ginn from the side lines??)
  • i think the word you're looking for is "respectful"...not "respectable"...if they weren't "respectable," they wouldn't be coaches in the NFL...
  • I haven't talked to my brother in 8 to 10 years. Long story to go into but I really don't give a sh!t. Life is what it is. I live alot better for it. Haven't lost any sleep over it either.
  • Jim Harbaugh has little class. Unlike his brother, he is volatile, child like and is probably a sore loser. His luck ran out and it will be interesting to see what 2013/2014 will bring to the 49ers. Harbaugh is no Walsh, and Kapernick is no Montana.
  • typical brotherly love
  • Really??? Another story that's really a non-story. If you'd watch interviews with these two, you would know they've always been like this. They only talk every now and then throughout the season. They have so much going on. Meetings, interviews, etc. Stop making such a big deal out of it. If you'd watch these two together, you would see the closeness they have. They're not the type to let this come between them. They'll talk. Stop blowing things out of proportion.
  • If Jim has no class why did he tell his brother he was proud of him after the game on the field.
  • Thats the way its supposed to be. Little brothers don't beat up on big brothers. Its only appropriate that big brother won a super bowl first.
  • Oh grow up this is Football...a Game. I lost my Sister to Breast Cancer at the age of 46, How I would love to talk and laugh with her now. Enjoy your siblings while you can. They are not always going to be around.
THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh: An Insufferable Douche Bag

When on the MTRRadio.com Super Bowl Pregame show I heard radio personality James Flippin call the 49ers coach “An Insufferable Douche Bag”.  At the time I thought it was a little harsh but not having any skin in the Super Bowl, I let it go thinking he was just over overstating his dislike a bit? A week later I realized that he was spot on. Super Bowl Winning Head Coach JOHN...
HE AIN'T HEAVY...

Harbaughs haven't spoke since SB

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told David Lettermen that he hasn't spoken with his brother Jim since they met each other at midfield after the Super Bowl.

Jim Harbaugh: A Penalty is a Penalty on the first play or the last play

  There has been wide debate over the last play of the Super Bowl, in which it appeared Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was holding 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree. There was no penalty called on the play, and many are left wondering what might have been if there was. 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh was adamant that there was holding on the play, and he recently elaborated on how...

John Harbaugh tells Letterman he hasn't spoken to brother Jim since Super Bowl

John Harbaugh sat down with David Letterman on "The Late Show" last night and revealed that he hasn't spoken to his brother Jim since the post-game handshake after his Baltimore Ravens narrowly beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday night. At the traditional midfield meeting, the winning coach lightheartedly admitted to Letterman that he told his steamed...

Jim Harbawawawa Still Crying

As a coach, I like Jim Harbaugh. He did a great job at Stanford and he's done a great job since being hired by the San Francisco 49ers. But let's face it...he's a cry baby. We've seen his antics on the sidelines and now he's continuing to complain about the "no call" the 49ers received, or didn't receive, in the red zone at the end of the Super Bowl...

John Harbaugh says he hasn’t talked to his brother since the Super Bowl (Video)

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told David Letterman that he hasn’t spoken with his brother Jim since last week’s Super Bowl. “When will you talk to your brother?” Letterman asked later in the interview. “I’m hoping sometime, you know, soon,” Harbaugh replied. “We actually have meetings coming up, we have a combine in two weeks. Anybody who has a brother...

Jim Harbaugh: A Man Who Rarely Gives An Answer, but Cuts The B.S.

While the Super Bowl XLVII Champion Ravens and their fans were celebrating both their recent win and the career of soon to be retired 17-year veteran Ray Lewis at M&T Bank Stadium, the 49ers were back at home trying to gather themselves following the devastating loss this past Sunday. The 49ers were down by 22 points in the third quarter but were able to rally together and fight...

Barack Obama’s phone call to John Harbaugh (Video)

President Barack Obama called Ravens head coach John Harbaugh to congratulate him on winning this year’s Super Bowl.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type...

Mike Singletary Interviews For Rams Defensive Coordinator Job

NFL.com has confirmed that current Viking linebacker coach, Mike Singletary, has interviewed for the Rams defensive coordinator position. Singletary has been wandering all over the league since his three year coaching stint with the San Francisco 49ers ended. Singletary has never held a job as a defensive coordinator before, but is a hall of fame line backer from that legendary...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Love may not choose to opt into contract with Cavs

While many continue to debate the merits of players involved in a deal for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, the great unknown continues to be how long Love would call Cleveland home. There are rumors that he’s demanding a trade to Cleveland and wants to play alongside LeBron James; Cleveland would be the only place he would commit to in the way of a long-term deal, starting...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 hour ago

Report: Astros players irked by special treatment of prospect

Top Houston Astros prospect Mark Appel has been fast tracked in the minors since being selected No. 1 overall in the 2013 MLB draft. The 24-year-old righty was just promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi despite putting up a 9.74 ERA in high Single-A ball.  That may or may not be the issue that some current Astros have with the way Houston is treating Appel at this point. The youngster...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago

Joe Torre: I 'feel terrible' for forgetting to thank Steinbrenner

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre admitted he screwed up during his 28-minute Hall of Fame induction speech, because he failed to thank former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “I missed thanking the most obvious guy in the world when you’re talking about the Yankees,” a visibly shaken Torre told the New York Daily News. “I mentioned George, but my plan was to thank...
Via Intrigue Sports
12 hours ago

Jeff Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon captured his record 5th victory at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Via Gamedayr
17 hours ago

Red Sox reportedly pursuing Matt Kemp

After a move that sent Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday afternoon, the Boston Red Sox are continuing to listen to more offers as the trade deadline approaches. The Sox acquired right handed pitcher Heath Hembree and lefty Edwin Escobar from the Giants. Hembree was the No.7 ranked prospect in the Giants’ minor league system while Escobar was their No. 2 prospect...
Via The Sideline
18 hours ago

LeBron announces 'new' Cavs jersey number on Instagram

LeBron James announced on his Instagram that he will be going back to number 23 with the Cavaliers
Via Gamedayr
21 hours ago

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette flubs headline about Penn State hiring

We’re not sure how this got through without anyone at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wondering if this headline could be received poorly, but the paper probably wants this one back right about now. No name. Just woman. pic.twitter.com/NdAQWvFAUi — Virginia Montanez (@JanePitt) July 27, 2014 @JanePitt Maybe the future bylines for PG writers should be WOMAN (with name then underneath...
Via College Spun
21 hours ago

Cristiano Ronaldo denies hiring Lil Wayne as manager

Popular hip-hop star Jay-Z officially became a sports agent last summer, and has already landed well-known players such as Robinson Cano and Kevin Durant as clients. He’s already had success with his new business, Roc Nation Sports, helping Cano land a huge 10-year, $240 million contract during free agency last year. Apparently Jay-Z isn’t the only rapper trying to get in the...
Via NESN.com
22 hours ago

Giants CB learns unusual skill to help with interceptions

PHOTO COURTESY: IM MCISAAC/NEWSDAY Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara learned to juggle this off season.  He didn’t do this so he could entertain house guests; he learned in an effort to perfect his skills on defense. Part of Amukamara’s offseason workout was to juggle which he thinks will boost his interception numbers.  The fourth year cornerback says his new skill helps...
Via New York Sports-Kings
1 day ago

Lakers hire Byron Scott as coach

In a less-than-surprising move, the Los Angeles Lakers have hired Byron Scott to be their new head coach. As the only remaining NBA team without a coach, the Lakers were facing scrutiny to get something done. With Scott now on board, they can move on to their offseason program and start to implement his philosophy on the court.  Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.