The California athletics department made a surprising move on Sunday when it announced that head football coach Sonny Dykes would be fired.

You might be able to argue that there are some strategic issues with this firing, but one major issue that can’t be argued is this: the members of the team learned about the news on Twitter.

Once the news of Dykes’ dismissal broke Sunday, it was quickly learned that someone at the school forgot to tell the players. And thus, they found out like the rest of us.

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