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Emboldened athletes push back on old-school coaching methods

Dec. 07, 2022 10:59 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some of Geoff Bond’s rowers loved and appreciated his demanding style. They thrived on how the coach at the University of California-San Diego pushed them to the limit while preparing them to take on the real world. But for others, Bond was a nightmare, with...

George, Love lead No. 12 Baylor past Tarleton State 80-57

Dec. 06, 2022 23:23 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — With upperclassmen — and top two scorers — LJ Cryer and Adam Flagler unavailable, it was freshman night for No. 12 Baylor. Keyonte George scored 22 points, redshirt freshman Langston Love added a season-high 20 in his first career start and the Bears beat...

Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings

Dec. 06, 2022 21:18 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school rankings for the week of Dec. 5: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson Lake Highlands, 6-1; 2. North Crowley, 11-2; 3. Humble Summer Creek, 7-2; 4. Fort Bend Elkins, 8-2; 5....

Tulsa hires Ohio State coordinator Wilson as head coach

Dec. 06, 2022 19:55 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Wilson will seek to bring Tulsa some of the prolific passing and scoring he's overseen during six seasons as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State. Wilson was hired as Tulsa's coach on Tuesday and introduced at an afternoon news conference. ...

Hall of Famer Croom: 'Not enough progress' for Black coaches

Dec. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference's first Black head football...

Saints' Allen doesn't see latest loss sparking major changes

Dec. 06, 2022 18:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen doesn't see the benefit of trying to overhaul lineups or change coaching staff duties now. For New Orleans' struggling first-year coach, a 17-16 loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night exemplified as much as any game this season why the Saints...

UNLV hires former Missouri coach Barry Odom to head program

Dec. 06, 2022 18:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV hired former Missouri football coach Barry Odom on Tuesday for the same position. He coached the Tigers from 2016-19, going 25-25 with two bowl appearances. Odom was Arkansas' defensive coordinator and associate head coach the past three...

TCU's Garrett Riley is Broyles Award winner as top assistant

Dec. 06, 2022 16:38 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TCU offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Garrett Riley is the winner of the Broyles Award as the top assistant coach in the nation, the Frank and Barbara Broyles Foundation announced Tuesday. Riley coached Heisman Trophy finalist Max Duggan and...

Jay Wright at ease leaving Nova after 'fighting it' as coach

Dec. 06, 2022 15:28 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright settled in a booth at the restaurant across the street from the basketball gym he called home for two decades and the cheerful waitress quizzed him at lunch if he had dined here before. He had, the spot is a popular hangout at Villanova. So,...

Deion Sanders' arrival swipes buzz from bungling Broncos

Dec. 06, 2022 14:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Deion Sanders sauntered into the Arrow Touchdown Club for what felt more like an old-fashioned tent revival than a news conference to introduce the University of Colorado's splashy new hire of “Coach Prime” as its head football coach. At that very moment Sunday...