Johnson out as Alabama basketball coach after 4 seasons
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Avery Johnson brought attention, more fans and several highly rated recruits to Alabama's basketball program. He could not, however, win enough to stick...
OWING MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Roland Park Country School girls' basketball team trails by four points with 21 seconds remaining, and McDonogh School Coach Brad Rees is growing nervous that his...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Unlike the grind of conference season, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo says, the fun of coaching in the NCAA Tournament is coming up with a game plan for an unfamiliar...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job.
Vanderbilt went 9-23 and was the first team in 65 years to go...
If this was Tom Izzo's One Shining Moment, it was downright embarrassing.
Of course, the Michigan State coach felt no shame.
Like so many of his brethren, he considers it well within...
Calipari tweet: Plan and desire is to retire at Kentucky
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — John Calipari has tweeted that his "plan and desire" is to retire at Kentucky, quashing the latest rumor in what has been an annual ritual linking him as a candidate for...
Bucs become 1st NFL team with 2 female coaches on staff
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff.
Bozeman fired as Morgan State coach after 13 seasons
BALTIMORE (AP) — Todd Bozeman has been fired as Morgan State's coach after a 13-year run.
Morgan State athletic director Edward Scott announced Wednesday that he would not renew Bozeman's...
Doc Rivers denies Lakers coaching rumors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers denied rumors on Tuesday night that he's interested in leaving the Los Angeles Clippers to coach the Lakers.
The LeBron James-led Lakers are 31-39 under coach...
TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school coach has been fired and faces charges following accusations of sexual contact with two teenagers.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas A&M fired basketball coach Billy Kennedy on Friday.
The school announced the move a day after the Aggies finished the season 14-18.
LA Rams’ “get-back coach” on leave after arrest, charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ted Rath, the Los Angeles Rams' director of strength training and performance, is on a leave of absence after being arrested in January and charged with three misdemeanor counts...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Coach Gordie Ernst's Georgetown University tennis teams didn't win any Big East championships. At Wake Forest, Bill Ferguson's volleyball teams struggled near the bottom of...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer will not return for the postseason on the advice of doctors.
She plans to resume her coaching duties later this year,...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High says he is resigning.
Willis May Jr. says he's made the difficult decision to step down after six seasons. May led...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Duke freshman Zion Williamson has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference's player and rookie of the year, and Virginia coach Tony Bennett was picked as coach of the...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco Giants hitting coach Alonzo Powell never considered stepping away when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. Being around the game is good therapy, he said,...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Martin of Florida State became the first coach in any college sport to win 2,000 games when his Seminoles baseball team beat Virginia Tech 5-2 on Saturday.
KENT, Ohio (AP) — Longtime Kent State golf coach Herb Page will retire at the end of this season and end his storied run at the school.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa assistant coach Reese Morgan has announced his retirement after 19 seasons with the Hawkeyes.
Coach Kirk Ferentz says that Morgan, who has coached the Hawkeyes'...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville has named Gary Smith head coach for its inaugural Major League Soccer season, sticking with the man currently coaching the franchise's USL team to oversee the...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — For a few hours at spring training, Dabo Swinney became the Kyler Murray of coaching.
Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St....
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators fired coach Guy Boucher on Friday and named assistant Marc Crawford as the interim replacement with the NHL's last-place team mired in a six-game losing...
Georgia Tech’s Joseph says no reason given for suspension
ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Georgia Tech coach MaChelle Joseph said Thursday the coach hasn't been told why she has been suspended and is left to assume the action is retaliation for her concerns...
Study: Slow progress in race, gender hires in college sports
A diversity report released Wednesday on college sports showed slow, uneven progress in improving racial and gender hiring practices.
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics and Sport (TIDES)...
Ex-NBA player Bibby faces allegations of sexual misconduct
PHOENIX (AP) — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the...
New Atlanta football team: no wins, lots of coaching changes
ATLANTA (AP) — The new Alliance of American Football's Atlanta Legends are winless after three games and last in the league in scoring.
Put some of the blame on a coaching staff that keeps...
Rams announce changes to coaching staff
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have added three coaches to their staff, including the son of defensive coordinator Wade Phillips.
Jim Zorn named head coach, GM of Seattle XFL franchise
SEATTLE (AP) — Former NFL head coach Jim Zorn will be the coach and general manager of Seattle's franchise in the new XFL.
XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck made the announcement Monday. Zorn was...
Rutgers’ Stringer taking off the rest of regular season
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer, who this season posted her 1,000th victory, is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors.
Hall of Fame coaches Stringer and Auriemma miss games
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a rough week for Hall of Fame coaches.
Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer will be out for the remainder of the regular season to rest, while UConn's Geno Auriemma was...
Kubiak missed coaching too much to resist job with Vikings
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The allure of the gameday atmosphere was simply too strong for Gary Kubiak to ignore, having spent the past two years in a non-coaching role for Denver following another health...
Chiefs turning to Spagnuolo to shore up sieve-like defense
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steve Spagnuolo spent much of his year out of coaching making the 45-minute drive from his home in Philadelphia to the headquarters of NFL Films in Mount Laurel, New...
Chiefs announce overhaul of defensive coaching staff
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid moved swiftly to replace longtime defensive coordinator Bob Sutton after his underperforming group allowed Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to...
Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics
An advocacy group has published a first-of-its-kind comprehensive list of coaches banned from Olympic sports, creating a database of nearly 1,000 people no longer allowed to work in the U.S....
Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL head coach Dom Capers has joined Jacksonville's coaching staff as senior defensive assistant, returning to the Jaguars two decades after his first stint with...
MMA coach Jackson seeks ‘nominations’ for New Mexico push
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A mixed martial arts coach who has trained fighters like Jon Jones and Holly Holm is inviting New Mexico businesses to join his effort to promote the American Southwestern state.
Greg Jackson, who co-owns Jackson Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, announced Monday he is asking for people to nominate businesses and organizations to join his "New Mexico Experience" push.
Vols shuffle staff, add Ansley as defensive coordinator
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is spending big to give coach Jeremy Pruitt a more experienced staff with some familiar faces.
Pruitt announced staff changes Friday that included the hire of Derrick Ansley as a defensive coordinator who will handle all defensive calls. Pruitt had called Tennessee's defensive signals last season while Kevin Sherrer served as defensive coordinator.
With Martz in charge, pro football returns to San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly 51 years ago, Mike Martz took his future wife, Julie, on their first date to watch Don Coryell's San Diego State Aztecs at what was then called San Diego Stadium.
"I can't tell you what section. It was behind the Aztecs' bench on the 50-yard line, about halfway up the stands on the right side of the aisle," Martz recalled about that night in 1968.
The date was a success. Classmates at Madison High, they would marry in 1971.
Mason names Gdowski offensive coordinator, adds 3 coaches
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has promoted Gerry Gdowski to offensive coordinator and hired a trio of new assistant coaches.
Mason announced his new coaches Wednesday, adding Devin Fitzsimmons as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach, Nick Eason for defensive line and Tim Horton for running backs.
Chiefs assistant Thomas retires after 5 decades in NFL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Emmitt Thomas announced his retirement Tuesday as the defensive backs coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, ending an NFL career that began as a Hall of Fame player and wound up spanning five decades.
No pressure? Bailey’s job is to keep champion Beavers on top
Oregon State has won 111 of its last 130 baseball games, is coming off its third national championship since 2006 and its career coaching wins leader Pat Casey retired last fall.
Enter Pat Bailey, the 63-year-old interim head coach who hopes to earn the permanent job for 2020.
Bengals hire 3 assistant coaches, continue youth movement
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals hired Jemal Singleton from the Raiders on Monday to serve as their running backs coach, part of their latest moves to fill out Zac Taylor's staff.
They also added Joey Boese as strength and conditioning coach, and hired high school coach Doug Rosfeld as director of coaching operations.
New Orleans Saints hire Darren Rizzi as special teams coach
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says he's hired Darren Rizzi as special teams coordinator.
Rizzi, whose hiring was announced Monday, fills a vacancy that opened when former coordinator Bradford Banta was fired after this season, his second on the job.
Giants name Mike Dawson and Henry Baker assistant coach
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired Mike Dawson and Henry Baker as assistant coaches for the defense.
In announcing the additions Monday, the Giants said Dawson will be the outside linebackers coach, while Baker will be the team's assistant defensive backs coach.
Oregon ends 32-year losing streak at Stanford
NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves didn't care about his team's awful history playing at Stanford.
The Ducks hadn't won in Maples Pavilion since 1987. His current team created its own history Sunday, handing Stanford its worst loss in coach Tara VanDerveer's storied coaching career with the 88-48 win.
Former US defender Fernando Clavijo dies at 63
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fernando Clavijo, a surprise starter for the 1994 U.S. World Cup team who went on to a long coaching and management career in Major League Soccer, has died. He was 63.
FC Dallas said he died Friday at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from multiple myeloma. Clavijo was the team's technical director from March 2002 until he stepped down last September because of his health.
Gase fills out Jets staff with Cooter, Jefferson among hires
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase's coaching staff with the New York Jets has youth, experience, family ties and plenty of personalities.
The team announced that Gase filled out his staff Friday, including hiring Jim Bob Cooter as running backs coach, Shawn Jefferson as assistant head coach-offense/wide receivers and Frank Bush as assistant head coach-defense/inside linebackers.