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San Jose Sharks fire coach Peter DeBoer

Dec. 11, 2019 10:05 PM EST

The slumping San Jose Sharks fired coach Peter DeBoer on Wednesday less than seven months after playing in the Western Conference final. Doug Wilson announced the change after the Sharks returned home from a road trip on a five-game losing streak and five points out of playoff contention. San Jose also fired...

FAU hires Willie Taggart to be next coach, replacing Kiffin

Dec. 11, 2019 7:30 PM EST

Willie Taggart has another chance, and Florida Atlantic's search for Lane Kiffin's replacement is over. Taggart was hired by FAU on Wednesday, a week before the early signing day and only four days after Kiffin left the Owls for Mississippi. “I’m looking forward to long-term success here," Taggart...

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as football coach

Dec. 11, 2019 6:15 PM EST

One of the criteria Colorado State had for its next football coach was experience. The Rams checked that box with the hiring of Steve Addazio. Addazio agreed to a five-year contract Wednesday, with a base salary of $1.5 million in the first year and with a $50,000 increase each year of the deal. The 60-year-old...

Lansing Catholic's Gillespie AP Division 5-6 top player

Dec. 11, 2019 6:00 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As Zach Gillespie looked ahead to his senior season and his first as the starting quarterback for Lansing Catholic in August, he was reminded to set his goals high. So Gillespie realized then he needed to adjust the initial goals he had set for this season. “(My dad) reminded...

Ex-NC State coach's attorneys question fairness of NCAA case

Dec. 11, 2019 5:38 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for former North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried are questioning the fairness of the NCAA process after he was charged with failing to adequately monitor the Wolfpack men's basketball program for violations, including during the recruitment of former basketball star...

Browns' Mayfield not fueled by college rift with Cards coach

Dec. 11, 2019 4:50 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield won't forget what happened between him and Kliff Kingsbury. Some scars remain. However, it appears the Browns quarterback has forgiven one of his former college coaches. “It’s in the past,” Mayfield said Wednesday of his issues when he played at Texas...

Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as new head coach

Dec. 11, 2019 4:48 PM EST
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State hires Steve Addazio as new head coach.

Northwestern hires BC's Bajakian as offensive coordinator

Dec. 11, 2019 4:16 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern hired Boston College's Mike Bajakian as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Bajakian, who spent four seasons at quarterbacks coach for the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, spent last year as OC and QBs coach for Boston College, which boasted the top...

Marshall RB Knox named C-USA MVP by league coaches

Dec. 11, 2019 3:40 PM EST

Marshall sophomore running back Brenden Knox has been named Conference USA's most valuable player, as voted on by the league's 14 coaches. First-year Western Kentucky coach Tyson Helton has been selected by his peers as the league's top coach after leading the Hilltoppers to an 8-4 record. That is already five...

Ewing: Hoyas' full roster available vs. Syracuse as of now

Dec. 11, 2019 3:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was hard not to do a double-take when Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing answered a question Wednesday about whether his full roster will be available for the team's next game by saying, “As of now, yes.” Ewing and the Hoyas are in a bit of an “as of...