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Rebounders

Who leads the leagues in coaching caroms?

FORMER JAGUARS and Giants coach Tom Coughlin was connected to the Jacksonville and Buffalo vacancies last week, inspiring much hand-wringing about the NFL's tendency to recycle coaches. Coughlin's reemergence days after the Bills ended Rex Ryan's second run as a top dog seemed to reinforce the notion, but does it really hold up? An evaluation of the big four pro sports indicates otherwise.

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CURRENT COACHING RETREADS

NEW

RECYCLED

MLB

16/30

NBA

15/30

NFL

12/32

NHL

21/30