7 of the Shadiest Firings in Sports History

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Lane Kiffin


When Lane Kiffin was kicked off the USC team bus around 3 a.m. last weekend and relieved of his head coaching duties in the middle of LAX, you couldn't help but feel sorry for the guy. Sure, he bolted from the University of Tennessee just a year into his six-year contract without taking questions from the media, and yes, he once walked out in the middle of a press conference because he didn't feel like answering more questions. But getting canned in front of the airport California Pizza Kitchen is a tough way to go out. Check out our list of other sports coach firings that left a sour taste in our mouths.


Jordan Zirm Jordan Zirm - Jordan Zirm is an Associate Content Director for STACK. After earning his BS in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he spent time writing for "Cleveland Scene Magazine" and Complex Media before joining STACK.
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