Kearns says Tipp can’t afford mistakes

first_imgKearns says his side’s semi-final win gave him plenty of food for thought…Our build-up to live commentary on the big match will begin at 1.30 on Sunday afternoon – with coverage brought to you in association with Tipperary Co-Op Supervalu, Tipperary Town. Tipperary will have to eliminate some of their defensive failings if they’re to have a chance of winning the Munster senior football final this weekend.Manager Liam Kearns says the team can’t afford a repeat of the closing stages against Cork last time out when they square up to Kerry on Sunday in Killarney. Tipp are seeking to win the provincial title for the first time in over 80 years.last_img

Oklahoma gives Lincoln Riley raise to $6M per year with extension through 2024

first_img“My family and I are very appreciative of the support the University of Oklahoma has shown,” Riley said. “This has been a great home for us. We’ve had a great start and we’re excited for many more great years in the future.”Home.#OUDNA— Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) January 30, 2019Riley, who made $4.8 million last year, will also receive an annual $700,000 stay bonus for each year he remains with the Sooners on top of $150,000 in annual bumps through the 2023 season, ESPN notes. Related News “We felt it important to extend and amend Lincoln’s contract at this time as we want him at the University of Oklahoma for a long time,” Oklahoma president James Gallogly said earlier this month when Riley agreed in principle to the new deal. “He is a great coach and role model for our student-athletes. His record of success speaks for itself. USC hires another former Texas Tech QB as offensive coordinator, report says QB Josh Jackson joins Virginia Tech exodus feeling ‘disrespected’center_img The Sooners are doing what it takes to keep coach Lincoln Riley.The University of Oklahoma regents agreed Wednesday to bump his 2019 salary to $6 million, which will make him the ninth-highest-paid coach in college football, according to USA Today’s database, and approved a contract extension through January 2024. “Lincoln is also the right representative for our university in such a high-profile position. I am proud to work with him and anxious to support him as he takes our program into the future.”Riley has led the Sooners to two College Football Playoff berths since taking over for Bob Stoops in 2017. He has complied a 24-4 overall record and produced two Heisman Trophy winners in Baker Mayfield and Kyler Murray.last_img read more