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Wisconsin-Whitewater coach Kevin Bullis announces retirement

Nov. 22, 2022 17:51 PM EST

WHITEWATER, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin-Whitewater coach Kevin Bullis has retired after posting a 78-13 record in seven seasons at the Division III program, school officials announced Tuesday. Wisconsin-Whitewater was an NCAA Division III runner-up under Bullis in 2019 and lost in the...

'Angry' Van Gaal looking for a joyous World Cup farewell

Nov. 21, 2022 18:04 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — This year's World Cup wasn't part of the plan for Louis van Gaal. In fact, it was a major inconvenience. He was retired when the Dutch soccer federation asked him last year to coach the national team for a third time. He was days away from turning 70. And he was...

Raymond Blanco, former Louisiana first gentleman, dies at 87

Nov. 21, 2022 15:25 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Raymond Blanco, a former coach, longtime academic administrator at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and husband to the state’s first female governor, has died. He was 87. Blanco died Saturday at his home in Lafayette, The Advocate reported, citing...

Oregon State volleyball coach retiring after troubled tenure

Nov. 17, 2022 13:01 PM EST

Oregon State volleyball coach Mark Barnard will retire at the end of the season, closing a tenure marked by frequent roster turnover, player allegations of emotional abuse and the school's long-running lawsuit against The Associated Press to withhold records about the athletic department's response...

Mystics' Eric Thibault named head coach, dad Mike remains GM

Nov. 15, 2022 16:19 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Thibault is retiring from his position as coach of the Washington Mystics. The team announced Tuesday that Thibault will continue as general manager, and his son, Eric — who has been an assistant with the Mystics for a decade — will take over as head...

North Carolina, Gonzaga are 1-2 atop AP Top 25 men's poll

Nov. 14, 2022 12:55 PM EST

North Carolina didn’t have a dominating start at No. 1. The Tar Heels open their second week atop the Associated Press men’s college basketball poll with coach Hubert Davis reminding his players it will take time to find a flow like the one that carried them to last year’s NCAA championship...

Jay Wright will be studio analyst during NCAA Tournament

Oct. 27, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

Jay Wright will be in the midst of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The biggest difference now is the former Villanova coach gets to enjoy it a lot more. CBS Sports and Warner Brothers Discovery Sports announced on Thursday that Wright will be a studio analyst during March...

Davis gets new deal, raise with No. 1 UNC after 1st-year run

Oct. 26, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

North Carolina coach Hubert Davis has a new six-year contract and a raise after his first-year run to the NCAA championship game. Signed in late August, the deal runs through the 2027-28 season and is worth about $16.7 million. That includes base and supplemental pay, as well as...

ACC preview: UNC, Duke stand out even with coaching turnover

Oct. 19, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey was out recruiting during the Peach Jam summer tournament when someone cornered him with a question. “They said, ‘Hey Coach, do you think the two new guys at Duke and Carolina are going to do well?’” Brey recalled. “I said, ‘I hope not.’ But I...

Saints aim for cleaner game against explosive Seahawks

Oct. 06, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints running back Alvin Kamara is having trouble recognizing his own team lately. New Orleans (1-3) has fumbled, stumbled and fouled its way through a three-game losing streak. The Saints — who haven't had a losing season since drafting Kamara in 2017 — are...