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AP source: Texans hire Ravens assistant Culley as coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — David Culley has been hired as the coach of the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the hiring hasn’t been announced. It will be the first head coaching job for the...

AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach

Jan. 27, 2021 11:00 PM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — AP source: Houston Texans hire Baltimore Ravens assistant David Culley as head coach.
FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 file photo, Denver Broncos defensive backs coach Renaldo Hill takes part in drills during an NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo. Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, but he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool yet. Chargers head coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Chargers' Hill eager for first shot as defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 6:22 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Renaldo Hill is getting his first opportunity to be a defensive coordinator, although he won't be thrown into the deep end of the pool just yet. Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley will call the plays during games, allowing Hill to be able to progress at his own pace. It is...

SMU names veteran coach Leavitt as new defensive coordinator

Jan. 27, 2021 5:34 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Veteran coach Jim Leavitt has been named defensive coordinator at SMU. It is the fourth college for Leavitt as a defensive coordinator since being linebackers coach for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers from 2011-14. That followed his 13 seasons as the first head coach ever at South Florida,...

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema gets choked up as the senior players are introduced before the start of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. It's going on 40 days since Bret Bielema was announced as Illinois' football coach, and since then he's assembled a staff, met returning players, recruited new ones, convinced a top player to pull his name out of the transfer portal and made the rounds getting to know administrators and alumni. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)

New Illini coach Bielema says he doesn't want to wait to win

Jan. 27, 2021 5:03 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It's going on 40 days since Bret Bielema was announced as Illinois' football coach, and since then he has assembled a staff, met returning players, recruited new ones, persuaded a top player to pull his name out of the transfer portal and made the rounds getting to know...

NC State adds ex-Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips to staff

Jan. 27, 2021 4:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added former Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips to its football staff. The school announced the hiring Wednesday, saying Phillips would serve as assistant head coach and receivers coach under Dave Doeren. In a statement, Doeren said Phillips would be “a...

Marshall to open 2021 football season at Navy

Jan. 27, 2021 4:23 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall will open the 2021 football season under new coach Charles Huff with a Sept. 4 road game at Navy in Annapolis, Maryland. Conference USA announced the league's schedule Wednesday. Marshall and Navy will meet for the first time. The Thundering Herd met Maryland in Annapolis...

New Tennessee NCAA college football head coach Josh Heupel, left, shakes hands with University of Tennessee athletics director Danny White after being presented a jersey speaks during an introductory press conference at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (Caitie McLekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool)

NCAA probe is 'speed bump' to Vols' new coach Josh Heupel

Jan. 27, 2021 3:59 PM EST

Josh Heupel believes he can win quickly at Tennessee and position the football program for long-term success. He's so confident that not even the specter of NCAA sanctions deterred him from joining his former UCF boss in a package deal for the Volunteers. Heupel was introduced Wednesday as the program's 27th...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jan. 27, 2021 2:26 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: State must meet duty on recovery homes The Citizens’ Voice Jan. 26 Even if the unfolding vaccination effort against COVID-19 has the desired effect of suppressing the pandemic, Pennsylvania still faces another...

CORRECTS TO SHOOTOUT, INSTEAD OF OVERTIME - St. Louis Blues center Brayden Schenn (10) scores on Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner (90) in the shootout of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Minus coaching staff, Vegas loses to Blues 5-4 in shootout

Jan. 27, 2021 1:34 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Missing all their coaches, Max Pacioretty and the Vegas Golden Knights still managed to earn a point. Strange night, but they'll certainly take it. David Perron and Brayden Schenn scored in a shootout Tuesday to give the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 victory over Vegas. Pacioretty got his seventh...