Major Head Coach Under Fire For Calling Out Player After Loss


first_imgGeneral view of Wagner Field.30 Oct 1999: A general view of the cloudly sky and the packed stadium taken during the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Baylor Bears at Wagner Field in Manhattan, Kansas. The Wildcats defeated the Bears 48-7. Mandatory Credit: Elsa Hasch /AllsportKansas State head coach Bill Snyder is facing some major criticism for calling out one of his players while speaking to the media after the game.The head coach was asked a question about his special teams’ struggles in the 14-13 loss to TCU on Saturday. He responded to the question by singling out one player’s mistake.Kansas State’s Isaiah Zuber fumbled on a punt early in the first quarter, TCU recovered and scored a touchdown a couple of plays later.Snyder appeared to put all of the special teams’ struggles in the loss on him:Here’s Bill Snyder on Isaiah Zuber when asked about the special teams struggles pic.twitter.com/TA5JTMFfiW— John Kurtz (@jlkurtz) November 4, 2018It’s rare to see a major college football head coach call out a player like that, especially when the question didn’t mention anyone specifically.It’s been a tough season for Kansas State, which fell to 3-6 on the season with the loss.There are some who believe this will be Snyder’s final season at Kansas State.last_img read more

Union says port workers still on the job in BC despite lockout


VANCOUVER — The president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union says all of his members are on the job, despite a lockout notice issued by the association representing 55 waterfront employers in British Columbia.Rob Ashton says his members have no intention of shutting the ports down, and the lockout notice, due to take effect Thursday, is the decision of the B.C. Maritime Employers Association.He says a lockout would cover every port in British Columbia, from Vancouver to New Westminster, Vancouver Island, Prince Rupert and Stewart.When notice was issued Tuesday, Ashton called it reckless, irresponsible and needless.B.C. Maritime Employers Association chairman Jeff Scott has said the decision was made after the union issued strike notice and then imposed an overtime ban at two Vancouver-area terminals, which Scott says escalated to work stoppages.Longshore workers have been without a contract for 17 months and Scott says talks between the two sides broke off Monday, but Ashton says a mediated session is set for today. The Canadian Press read more