Morning Jolt: Redskins shakeup growing near

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Monday, October 19

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Redskins shakeup growing near

Redskins fans, there might be signs of hope in D.C., after all. We're hearing that there's a strong belief within the Redskins organization that the fates of coach Jim Zorn and V.P. of football operations Vinny Cerrato are tied together. So if/when Zorn goes, Cerrato could be dumped, too. (There's a chance Zorn would go after the Eagles game next Monday, and that Cerrato wouldn't be fired until after the season ends.) (

Valentine a finalist for Indians job

Bobby Valentine, whose New York Mets reached the World Series in 2000, is one of the finalists for the vacant Indians manager's job. Valentine, 59, it has been learned, will come to Cleveland this week for a second interview. He is expected to be one of "three to five" finalists to interview with GM Mark Shapiro and assistant GM Chris Antonetti. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)Comment

Quebec nearing return to NHL?

Will Quebec City be put ahead of Kansas City, Las Vegas and other American cities looking to land a hockey club? Neither Bill Daly nor Gary Bettman will comment on a possible ranking as far as Quebec is concerned. Daly, however, told the Toronto Star on Oct. 11 that the league favors Canadian cities that have supported NHL franchises in the past. (Toronto Sun)Comment

Must-See Photo

Tennessee's Vince Young finds life on the sidelines may not have been so bad after mopping up the Titans' 59-0 loss at New England. (AP)

Must-See Video

The Bucs' Clifton Smith illustrates the dangers of kick returning.

Game To Watch

The Angels try to crawl back into the ALCS vs. the Yankees at home in Game 3, 4:13 p.m. ET, Fox

  1. New York Yankees
  2. Los Angeles Angels

SI Vault: More Evander Holyfield

This Day in Sports

  • 1962 -- Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield born
  • 1987 -- Billy Martin hired as Yankees manager for fifth and final time
  • 1957 -- Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard becomes the first player in NHL history to score 500 goals