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Bob Corkum abruptly steps down as US women's hockey coach

Apr. 17, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

Assistant coach Joel Johnson is taking over the United States women’s national hockey team after Bob Corkum abruptly stepped down less than three weeks before the world championships open in Canada. USA Hockey’s director of women’s national team programs Katie...

Retired Eutawville teacher sees much change in 100 years

Apr. 17, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

EUTAWVILLE, S.C. (AP) — From coaching the Eutawville High School girls’ basketball team to decades of teaching and church involvement, Eliza Spiers Couturier has had experiences of a lifetime while enjoying small-town living. “It’s something I didn’t think would...

LSU reeling from ongoing reviews of sexual misconduct cases

Apr. 16, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

When LSU's football team emerges from the north end zone tunnel in 102,000-seat Tiger Stadium for its traditional spring scrimmage on Saturday, players will take a field emblazoned with a logo recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The logo symbolizes an effort to...

Oklahoma coach Moser adds assistants, support staff

Apr. 16, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma men’s basketball coach Porter Moser has hired K.T. Turner as associate head coach and Emanuel Dildy as an assistant coach. They are among six members he has added to his coaching and support staffs. The school made the announcements in a...

AP source: LSU's Fargas in negotiations to be Aces president

Apr. 16, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

LSU women's basketball coach Nikki Fargas is in negotiations to become Las Vegas Aces president, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on Friday on condition of anonymity because no deal has been finalized. Bill...

Allen from LA is 1st addition for new Texas Tech coach

Apr. 15, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech got its first addition for new coach Mark Adams on Thursday with transfer forward Kaelen “KJ” Allen signing to play for the Red Raiders following the potential departures of several key players. Allen will have three seasons of...

Coalition launches program to lift minority football coaches

Apr. 15, 2021 21:10 PM EDT

An organization started by Maryland’s Mike Locksley is trying to help advance the careers of minority football coaches by connecting them with the people who do the hiring in college sports. The National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches launched its first...

Golden Knights goal support differs for goaltenders

Apr. 15, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Vegas Golden Knights enter the home stretch, coach Peter DeBoer could find himself in another goaltending quandary. When the NHL season resumed in the bubble last season, DeBoer named Robin Lehner the starter over Marc-Andre Fleury, the face of...

Allure of leading Arizona pulls Lloyd away from Gonzaga

Apr. 15, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

Tommy Lloyd had chances to coach other programs. He turned them all down. The longtime Gonzaga assistant had no interest in leaving Spokane, Washington, and was in line to succeed Mark Few when he eventually retired, so there was no reason to consider anywhere else. ...

College sports already adapting to new NCAA transfer rules

Apr. 15, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits so it has a few left over to hit the transfer market, where there is no longer any...