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Former Hawaii coach June Jones rejects offer to return

Jan. 22, 2022 01:36 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Former Hawaii football coach June Jones has declined a proposal to return to lead the program for a second time. The school's wins leader in Division I, Jones met Friday with the athletic director David Matlin, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported, and rejected the...

Hintz scores in overtime to lift Stars past Red Wings 5-4

Jan. 21, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Roope Hintz scored a power-play goal with 2:09 left in overtime to give the Dallas Stars a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. “It was a great pass,” Hintz said of the feed from Joe Pavelski on the winning goal. “I just tried to get my...

Bears interview Frazier for coaching job, Poles for GM spot

Jan. 21, 2022 21:32 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed 1985 championship team member Leslie Frazier for their head coaching vacancy Friday and Kansas City Chiefs executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles for their general manager job. Frazier, a cornerback on Chicago's only...

N.Y. Giants name Joe Schoen of Buffalo Bills as their new GM

Jan. 21, 2022 21:02 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Schoen was at the top of the New York Giants' list of candidates when they started their search for a new general manager, and the Buffalo Bills assistant GM never left that spot. The Giants hired the 42-year-old Schoen as their general manager...

Nuggets sign veteran C DeMarcus Cousins to 10-day contract

Jan. 21, 2022 20:01 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets signed four-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract on Friday to back up Nikola Jokic. The 6-foot-10 Cousins will be eligible to play in six games for the Nuggets, starting Friday night against Memphis. He's reuniting...

AP source: Mercury hiring Nygaard as next head coach

Jan. 21, 2022 18:54 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury have hired former Las Vegas Aces assistant Vanessa Nygaard as their next head coach, a person familiar with the hire told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the hire won't be officially announced...

Frank Cignetti returns to Pitt as offensive coordinator

Jan. 21, 2022 16:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Frank Cignetti is ready for a third stint at Pittsburgh. The Panthers have hired Cignetti as the team's offensive coordinator more than 30 years after he began his coaching career at the school as a graduate assistant and a decade removed from a brief stint as...

Sharks' minor leaguer suspended 30 games for racial gesture

Jan. 21, 2022 16:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The American Hockey League has suspended San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik for 30 games for making a racial gesture toward Tucson Roadrunners forward Boko Imama during a recent game. Hrabik was suspended Friday for making the gesture during a Jan. 12...

AP Source: Panthers hiring McAdoo as offensive coordinator

Jan. 21, 2022 15:38 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rhule decided to go with NFL experience this time at offensive coordinator. The Panthers are hiring former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo to be their new offensive coordinator, according to a person familiar with the situation. The...

Former NFL CB Hasty works for racial equity in hirings

Jan. 21, 2022 12:56 PM EST

Former NFL cornerback James Hasty is working to eliminate bias and racial disparity in sports hiring through his new search firm, Eneje Consulting. Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach in the league after Miami fired Brian Flores and Houston fired David Culley. ...