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FILE - In this  Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019 file photo, LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda runs on the field against Arkansas in an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La. Baylor is finalizing a deal to make LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda the new coach of the Bears, a person with knowledge of the agreement said Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school was not ready to make any official announcement on Matt Rhule's successor.(AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)

Baylor hires LSU's Aranda as head coach

Jan. 17, 2020 10:33 AM EST

Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, three days after the Tigers completed their undefeated national championship. Aranda, a head coach for the first time, takes over a Big 12 program in much better shape than it was when Matt Rhule got there more than three years...

Bears hire Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator

Jan. 16, 2020 10:51 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy made several changes to his staff Thursday, hiring Bill Lazor as offensive coordinator and John DeFilippo as quarterbacks coach. Dave Ragone (pass game coordinator), Brian Ginn (assistant special teams), Chris Jackson (assistant wide receivers) and...

New Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy is introduced during a press conference at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

Moore staying with Cowboys, set to call plays for McCarthy

Jan. 16, 2020 10:34 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kellen Moore is staying as offensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, and new coach Mike McCarthy says the plan is for Moore to continue calling plays. Moore was promoted to his current job in the final season under former coach Jason Garrett, whose contract wasn't renewed after the...

Giants make Alyssa Nakken first female major league coach

Jan. 16, 2020 7:41 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach on a major league staff in baseball history Thursday when she was named an assistant under new Giants manager Gabe Kapler. Major League Baseball confirmed Nakken is the first woman coach in the majors. Nakken is a former softball standout at...

New Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich speaks during a news conference after being officially introduced as the head coach on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Pullman, Wash. (Pete Caster/Lewiston Tribune via AP)

Rolovich introduced at Wazzu, strikes all the right chords

Jan. 16, 2020 7:16 PM EST

If Nick Rolovich felt the need to appease Washington State fans he did so with the answer to one question. “Two words: Apple Cup,” Rolovich was asked during his first news conference Thursday as the new head coach at Washington State. “Three numbers: 317,” Rolovich quickly answered....

San Diego State's Yanni Wetzell drives past Fresno State's Nate Grimes during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fresno, Calif., Tuesday Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

No. 7 Aztecs own 'The Map' as nation's last undefeated team

Jan. 16, 2020 6:47 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The No. 7 San Diego State Aztecs have “The Map” of the United States all to themselves. The solar system, too, it seems. SDSU (18-0, 7-0 Mountain West) is the nation’s only undefeated team after No. 4 Auburn lost 83-64 at Alabama on Wednesday night. “Well, they...

Dave Salo to retire as USC swimming coach at end of March

Jan. 16, 2020 6:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Salo will retire as Southern California men's and women's swimming coach after 14 years when the season ends in late March, but he will continue coaching Olympic hopefuls who train on the school's campus. Salo said Thursday that after the Tokyo Games end in August he will continue...

AP source: Baylor finalizing deal to hire LSU's Dave Aranda as new football coach.

Jan. 16, 2020 5:37 PM EST
WACO, Texas (AP) — AP source: Baylor finalizing deal to hire LSU's Dave Aranda as new football coach.

Montana State women's hoops coach extends contract

Jan. 16, 2020 2:21 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana State women's basketball coach Tricia Binford has signed a three-year contract renewal, athletics director Leon Costello said. The contract, which has a base salary of $165,000, will run from July 1 through the 2022-23 basketball season. Binford is in her 15th year with the...

Syracuse hires Sterlin Gilbert as offensive coordinator

Jan. 16, 2020 1:46 PM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse has hired Sterlin Gilbert as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The university announced the hire on Thursday. Gilbert is a familiar face. He previously worked with Orange head coach Dino Babers for three seasons, serving in the same role at Eastern Illinois...