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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2005 file photo Colorado head coach Ceal Barry, center, talks to players during a time out during a college basketball game against Baylor in Boulder, Colo. Barry will retire in July. The school announced her decision Tuesday, May 19, 2020 after spending 37 years in Boulder. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)

Longtime Colorado coach and administrator Ceal Barry retires

May. 19, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Longtime Colorado women's basketball coach-turned-administrator Ceal Barry will retire in July after spending 37 years in Boulder, the school said Tuesday. Barry helped put the Buffaloes on the women's basketball map after taking over the program on April 12, 1983. She went 427-242...

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2012, file photo, Bob Watson talks about the selections made to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the pre-integration era committee, at the baseball winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. Watson, a two-time All-Star as a player who later became the first African American general manager to win a World Series with the Yankees in 1996, has died. He was 74. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Bob Watson, All-Star slugger and executive, dies at 74

May. 15, 2020 11:28 AM EDT

Bob Watson, an All-Star slugger who became the first black general manager to win a World Series with the New York Yankees in 1996, has died. He was 74. The Houston Astros, for whom Watson played his first 14 seasons in a baseball career spanning six decades, announced his death Thursday night. The team did not...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley celebrates after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif. Staley was the one constant in San Francisco during a more than decade-long roller coaster that saw the 49ers go from the basement to the Super Bowl twice in a career that ended with his retirement last week.(AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Joe Staley 'overwhelmed' by tributes post retirement

Apr. 28, 2020 8:03 PM EDT

When Joe Staley announced his retirement following a stellar 13-year career in San Francisco, he was taken aback by the tributes that poured in from former 49ers teammates, coaches and competitors. The limelight in the NFL is usually reserved for the players who catch, run or throw the ball, not the...

FLE - In this March 4, 2012, file phto, Nebraska head coach Dan Kendig embraces Janelle Giblin after she competed in the uneven parallel bars during an NCAA college gymnastics meet against Florida in Lincoln, Neb. The Nebraska women's gymnastics program has been placed on two years' probation and fined for breaking NCAA rules under former head coach Dan Kendig. The Division I Committee on Infractions announced Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the program exceeded the number of allowable coaches when Kendig and members of the program arranged for a former volunteer coach to receive impermissible compensation from 2014-18. (Patrick Breen/Lincoln Journal Star via AP, File)

Violations bring probation for Nebraska women's gymnastics

Apr. 28, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska women's gymnastics program has been given two years of probation and fined for breaking NCAA rules under former head coach Dan Kendig. The Division I Committee on Infractions announced Tuesday that the program exceeded the number of allowable coaches when Kendig and...

Longtime Dartmouth men's hockey coach Bob Gaudet retiring

Apr. 23, 2020 4:18 PM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Bob Gaudet is retiring as Dartmouth's men's hockey coach after 23 years, effective June 30. A 1981 Dartmouth graduate and goaltender on the last Big Green team to play in the NCAA Tournament, Gaudet is the all-time leader in both coaching wins (331) and games coached (752) at his alma...

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2015, file photo, Notre Dame associate coach Niele Ivey, left, and head coach Muffet McGraw watch during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UConn in Storrs, Conn. Ivey is ready to take over a Notre Dame program where she spent 17 years as a player and assistant coach. Ivey follows her mentor Muffet McGraw , who retired after 33 years at the school Wednesday, April 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Ivey introduced as new Notre Dame coach, succeeding McGraw

Apr. 23, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

Niele Ivey is coming home. Ivey was introduced as the new coach of the Notre Dame women's basketball team on Thursday, succeeding her mentor, Muffet McGraw, who retired a day earlier. “Those are big heels to fill,” Ivey said during an online news conference. “When you follow a legend, it's...

FILE - In this April 1, 2001, file photo, Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw, center, holds up the National Championship trophy after Notre Dame defeated Purdue 68-66 for the 2001 Women's Final Four Championship in St. Louis. At left is Imani Dunbar and Ruth Riley is at right. McGraw abruptly retired Wednesday, April 22, 2020, stepping down from Notre Dame after a Hall of Fame coaching career that includes two national championships in 33 seasons. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw retires; won 2 national titles

Apr. 22, 2020 10:36 PM EDT

Just two years removed from the euphoria of winning her second national championship, Muffet McGraw knew it was time. Time to relax a bit. Time to do something else. And time, hopefully, to watch her young team climb back up the rankings under someone else's guidance on the rock-solid foundation she built over...

In this Wednesday, April 15, 2020, photo made available by U.S. Navy, Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels sail close to U.S. military ships in the Persian Gulf near Kuwait. A group of 11 Iranian naval vessels made

5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Apr. 22, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that are being talked about today: 1. US PUTS IRAN ON NOTICE: President Trump orders the Navy to “shoot down and destroy” any Iranian gunboats found to be harassing U.S. ships. Earlier, Iran announced the launch of the country's...

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2019, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw directs the team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against UConn, in Storrs, Conn. McGraw abruptly retired Wednesday, April 22, 2020, stepping down from Notre Dame after a Hall of Fame coaching career that includes two national championships in 33 seasons. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

'A pioneer, a trailblazer' - Reaction to McGraw's retirement

Apr. 22, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw retired after 33 seasons Wednesday. Some of the reaction across college basketball: “She pushed me and pulled things out of me I didn’t know I had. What she did for me in those four years, I came in as a girl and left as a woman." — WNBA player Kayla McBride,...

Ex-DePaul softball coach accused of physical, verbal abuse

Apr. 16, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

DePaul ignored allegations that its former softball coach punched an assistant in the face and verbally abused his players and retaliated against the whisteblower by terminating her contract with the school, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. The private school in Chicago also is accused of violating Title IX...