The Morning Journal (Lorain, OH)

Meyer says he never considered resigning


Urban Meyer is ready to move on. So are his players and his family.

The Jaguars coach publicly apologized for the third consecutiv­e day and said he never considered resigning after his “inexcusabl­e” behavior at an Ohio bar was caught on camera and released on social media.

Meyer added that several members of the team’s leadership council expressed their support.

“I had at least eight to 10 phone calls where they called me and they were over-the-top supportive and said, ‘We got you, man. Move forward,’ ” Meyer said. “A common thing was, ‘Coach, we all did stupid things.’ ”


The Panthers acquired veteran cornerback and 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Stephon Gilmore from the Patriots for a 2023 sixth-round draft pick. The move comes after Gilmore and the Patriots failed to come to terms on a new deal.



TEAM WILL BE WHOLE » The Nets no longer seem so sure they will have their whole team together for home games when the season opens. With Kyrie Irving missing another practice, the team no longer has that confidence. “I don’t know. I can’t answer that. As it stands now, no,” coach Steve Nash said.


ALLEGATION­S OF FAKE VACCINE CARD » Sharks forward Evander Kane is being investigat­ed on allegation­s that he used a fake COVID-19 vaccinatio­n card. A person familiar with the investigat­ion says the league is looking into whether Kane submitted a fake card.



The Padres fired Jayce Tingler, who presided over the biggest collapse in franchise history just a season after finishing second in voting for NL Manager of the Year. The Padres finished 79-83.


SKY IN FINALS » Courtney Vandersloo­t scored 19 points to help the Sky beat the top-seeded Sun, 79-69, and advance to the WNBA Finals on Oct. 6.

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