Jeff Goodman says Sampson has been fired

  • 02/21/2008 2:48 pm in

kelvinclose2.JPGAt this point, I’m not really sure what to believe. We’ve had three different reports today on Kelvin Sampson’s future as the head basketball coach at Indiana. The latest is from Jeff Goodman of Foxsports.com:

Sampson was informed early Thursday that he will no longer be the coach at Indiana, numerous sources told FOXSports.com. The official announcement is expected to come Friday, when the university’s self-imposed seven-day investigation period ends. When asked to confirm Sampson’s firing, Indiana director of media relations J.D. Campbell told FOXSports.com, “I don’t know that to be true.” Campbell also said no official announcement was currently scheduled for Friday.

This is precisely what happens when different media entities try to get the scoop on a major story: we get varying reports. We’ll keep a close eye on developments of this story as the day continues and keep you posted with the latest.

For those of you clamoring for up to the second updates, our friends from The Hoosier Scoop are on the scene…

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  • Luke24

    It's all just bogus until we hear it from the horses mouth.

  • Jerry

    Most likely Luke we will hear it from a horses ass

  • kelin

    I missed something…..
    What are the three reports?

    Firing? ………

  • WTHR says suspension then firing…
    WISH says buyout
    Goodman says he's been fired

  • Luke24

    True True True

  • Jerry

    Thanks that clarifies it then

  • kelin

    Thanks Big A……
    For me it all says….KS won't be coaching at IU anymore…

  • Exactly…Just surprising to see so many different reports.

  • Jerry

    I believe it makes a REAL BIG difference if its a BUYOUT or FIRING……”just words” ( if I might borrow a phrase from Obama or Patrick or whoever said it first )

    A firing means we can get “Jim O'Briened” and tainted for years in the media and on the recruiting trail. A resignation , with a buyout, means he will hold IU harmless and we be done

  • Steve

    If I remember correctly, Jeff Goodman was the first to report that DJ would not play against Purdue. I think he looks more for quick than accurate in his reporting.

  • An old Crank

    WHY???? can't the media wait until an offiicial statement comes from Greenspan or the Media Spokesman. This is a very serious issue for everyone. It's getting old (like me).

  • Luke24

    It's all just bogus until we hear it from the horses mouth.

  • Jerry

    Most likely Luke we will hear it from a horses ass

  • kelin

    I missed something…..
    What are the three reports?

    Firing? ………

  • WTHR says suspension then firing…
    WISH says buyout
    Goodman says he's been fired

  • Luke24

    True True True

  • Jerry

    Thanks that clarifies it then

  • kelin

    Thanks Big A……
    For me it all says….KS won't be coaching at IU anymore…

  • Exactly…Just surprising to see so many different reports.

  • Jerry

    I believe it makes a REAL BIG difference if its a BUYOUT or FIRING……”just words” ( if I might borrow a phrase from Obama or Patrick or whoever said it first )

    A firing means we can get “Jim O'Briened” and tainted for years in the media and on the recruiting trail. A resignation , with a buyout, means he will hold IU harmless and we be done

  • Steve

    If I remember correctly, Jeff Goodman was the first to report that DJ would not play against Purdue. I think he looks more for quick than accurate in his reporting.

  • An old Crank

    WHY???? can't the media wait until an offiicial statement comes from Greenspan or the Media Spokesman. This is a very serious issue for everyone. It's getting old (like me).