Horse Racing Weekend Preview

Horse Racing Weekend Preview

The question of the weekend in Thoroughbred racing: Is Game On Dude really back on his game, or was his Santa Anita Handicap win just a fluke?
Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer

Rod Marinelli leaving Bears

CHICAGO, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- New Chicago Bears Coach Marc Trestman said defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli turned town a one-year contract extension through 2014.

Bears' asst. coach denied interview

CHICAGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears declined a request for Assistant Coach John Hoke to interview for a vacant position with the Minnesota Vikings, officials say.

Bears name Tice offensive coordinator

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Mike Tice is being promoted to offensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears, replacing Mike Martz, the team announced Friday.

Bears add lineman Carimi to IR list

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears announced that right tackle Gabe Carimi was the second starting offensive lineman to go on injured reserve this week.

Jaguars hire Mike Tice

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice has joined the staff of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Mike Tice ousted as Minnesota coach

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Minnesota owner Zygi Wilf said Monday he will not renew the contract of Vikings Coach Mike Tice.

Mike Tice out as Vikings' coach

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Mike Tice was fired Sunday as coach of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings.

Tice fined for scalping Super Bowl tickets

MINNEAPOLIS, June 30 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice admits making a mistake and now he will have to pay a $100,000 fine to the NFL for scalping Super Bowl tickets.

Tice to stay with Vikings in 2005

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Mike Tice will continue to coach the Minnesota Vikings for at least one more season.

Moss expected to play despite sore ankle

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings star Randy Moss is bothered by a sore ankle but is likely to play Sunday at Houston.

Vikings owner sticks with Tice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- A heartbreaking loss that cost the Minnesota Vikings the division title will not cost coach Mike Tice his job.

Vikings promote O'Leary

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings Wednesday announced the promotion of George O'Leary to defensive coordinator.
Mike Tice

Michael Peter Tice (born February 2, 1959 in Bayshore, New York) is an American football National Football League coach, best known as the former head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. He is currently the Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Tice attended the University of Maryland, College Park where he played quarterback. He played tight end in the National Football League from 1981 to 1995 with the Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings.

He was the offensive line coach for the Vikings prior to becoming the head coach. Tice took over head coaching duties on an interim basis for the final game of the 2001 season, replacing Dennis Green, and then was officially named head coach on January 10, 2002. He became the sixth head coach in team history and the first former Viking player to assume the role.

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