<p>Louisville coach Bobby Petrino agreed Sunday to become the new coach of the Atlanta Falcons, moving to the NFL less than a week after the firing of Jim Mora.</p><p>Kenny Klein, the sports information director at Louisville, said Petrino was leaving for Atlanta after guiding the Cardinals to a 12-1 season, capped by a 24-13 victory over Wake Forest in the Orange Bowl on Tuesday night.</p>
BOISE, Idaho -- Add Georgia Tech again to Fresno State's list of conquests from BCS conferences. Add Jon Tenuta to the list of winless interim coaches this postseason. Clifton Smith rushed for 152 yards and two touchdowns, Tom Brandstater threw for a score and ran for another and the Bulldogs beat Georgia Tech 40-28 in the Humanitarian Bowl on Monday.
A.J. Foyt has always enjoyed a good show. He once famously took a hammer and pounded on his car during a race. He has thrown computers, helmets and sometimes punches, never worrying about beating up on his rivals.
Two phenomenally successful contemporary car owners, a champion driver-turned-beloved-broadcaster, a driver with a prolific winning history and the man described as NASCAR racing’s “original car owner” are the newly elected members of the 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame class.