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Lemuel Jeanpierre promoted to Dolphins offensive line coach

Jan. 19, 2021 10:53 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Lemuel Jeanpierre has been promoted to offensive line coach for the Miami Dolphins as a replacement for the departing Steve Marshall. Jeanpierre joined coach Brian Flores' staff in 2020 as assistant offensive line coach. He also has been an assistant for the Raiders and Seahawks, and played...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll watches the team warm up for an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, N.Y.    The likelihood of Daboll staying in Buffalo for at least more season have increased after he was passed over in filling the Los Angeles Chargers coaching job, two people with direct knowledge of Daboll's plans told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

AP sources: Daboll likely to stay put as Bills coordinator

Jan. 19, 2021 12:48 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The likelihood of Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll staying in Buffalo for at least one more season has increased after he was passed over for the Los Angeles Chargers' coaching job, two people with direct knowledge of Daboll’s plans told The Associated Press. The...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt yells at the officials during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tennessee fired Pruitt Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Tennessee fires Pruitt, 9 others for 'serious' NCAA issues

Jan. 18, 2021 8:16 PM EST

The Tennessee football program is starting over yet again, this time after coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine others were fired Monday for cause when an internal investigation found what the university chancellor called “serious violations of NCAA rules.” Chancellor Donde Plowman said Pruitt was...

Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma and associate head coach Chris Dailey sanitize their hands before an NCAA college basketball game against Providence at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Storrs, Conn. (David Butler II/Pool Photo via AP)

UConn's Auriemma: Schools need NCAA Tournament this season

Jan. 18, 2021 6:55 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma says playing an NCAA Tournament this year, at least on the men's side, is a fiscal necessity for most schools. The Hall of Famer was responding Monday to comments by Baylor coach Kim Mulkey, who said she believes the college...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws a pass during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. The Chiefs won 22-17. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Browns, Mayfield expecting to build upon 2020 successes

Jan. 18, 2021 6:45 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — On their wild ride of an unforgettable, almost unimaginable 2020 season when Zoom calls, masks and contact tracing were daily fixtures, the Browns discovered two things that point to a bright future for an awakened franchise. They've got the right coach and the right quarterback. After...

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen looks on during an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in New Orleans. A person familiar with the situation says Nielsen has agreed in principle to become LSU’s next defensive coordinator. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, because some contractual details were still pending. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File)

AP source: Saints' Nielsen accepts LSU coordinator job

Jan. 18, 2021 6:08 PM EST

New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen has agreed in principle to become LSU's next defensive coordinator, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday because some contractual details were still pending. Nielsen is in line...

United States' Mikaela Shiffrin wears a face mask as she waits for the podium ceremony after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Flachau, Austria, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

The Latest: Canadian women’s hockey team opens Calgary camp

Jan. 18, 2021 4:47 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Canadian women’s hockey team opened a 35-player camp in a Calgary bubble. The 14-day camp is the first physical gathering of national-team players in months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hockey Canada invited 47...

Los Angeles Rams' Samson Ebukam (50) and Rams' Jalen Ramsey stop Green Bay Packers' Davante Adams during an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers defeated the Rams 32-18 to advance to the NFC championship game. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Staley's departure, free agent questions loom over LA Rams

Jan. 18, 2021 4:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' surprisingly successful season hadn't even been over for a full day before the task of building on it got exponentially tougher. Brandon Staley's crosstown departure Sunday for the top job with the Los Angeles Chargers left the Rams looking for the third coordinator...

Tennessee fires football coach Jeremy Pruitt over NCAA recruiting rules violations

Jan. 18, 2021 3:16 PM EST
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee fires football coach Jeremy Pruitt over NCAA recruiting rules violations.

49ers promote DeMeco Ryans to DC, Mike McDaniel to OC

Jan. 18, 2021 3:16 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers promoted linebackers coach DeMeco Ryans to defensive coordinator and run game coordinator Mike McDaniel to offensive coordinator on Monday to fill openings on the staff after Robert Saleh left to take over as head coach for the New York Jets. Saleh was hired by the Jets after a four-year...