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After Supreme Court backs praying coach, no sweeping changes

Sep. 29, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

Across the ideological spectrum, there were predictions of dramatic consequences when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a public high school football coach’s right to pray on the field after games. Yet three months after the decision — and well into the football season...

Georgia Tech fires football coach Geoff Collins, who went 10-28, and athletic director Todd Stansbury

Sep. 26, 2022 14:53 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech fires football coach Geoff Collins, who went 10-28, and athletic director Todd Stansbury.

Judge signs off on fund for U-Michigan doctor's victims

Sep. 16, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday signed off on a fund for more than 1,000 people who said they were sexually assaulted by a University of Michigan doctor, an order that allows victims to start collecting a portion of a $490 million settlement negotiated with the school. “The...

Ex-Coppin State basketball star Yarbray dies in bike crash

Sep. 11, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Larry Yarbray Sr., a former Coppin State University basketball player who holds the Baltimore school's career record for assists, died on Saturday in a bicycle crash in Delaware, according to police and the head of a charter school that employed him. He was 51. ...

E. Kentucky coach Walt Wells stable after cardiac episode

Aug. 28, 2022 21:24 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky athletic director Matt Roan said football coach Walt Wells is hospitalized in stable condition after having a cardiac episode at work Sunday morning. Roan said in a statement Sunday night that Wells was in intensive care at UK Albert B....

Ex-high school coach denies charges in 'fat test' case

Aug. 26, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former Rhode Island high school basketball coach who authorities say for years asked male student-athletes to remove their clothes while alone with him so he could check their body fat pleaded not guilty to criminal charges Friday. Aaron Thomas, 55,...

Parents of MN teen subjected to hazing assault are suing

Aug. 23, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

PROCTOR, Minn. (AP) — The parents of a teenage boy who was assaulted after football practice at a Minnesota high school have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming the coach and others failed to protect their son against known hazing. The September assault resulted in...

Arizona State reloads through transfer portal for 2022

Aug. 18, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The curtain closed around Herm Edwards' hot seat in the minutes after Arizona State's win over rival Arizona last November, when athletic director Ray Anderson said the charismatic coach would return in 2022. The heat could start up again this season if the Sun...

PICK SIX: Frost, Harsin among coaches in precarious spot

Aug. 16, 2022 02:51 AM EDT

Last season, 30 major college football programs made coaching changes, including some of the bluest bloods in the sport — Southern California, Oklahoma, Notre Dame and LSU among them — in what was a historic hiring cycle. All that movement portends a quieter carousel this season....

Dad gets home detention for bribing Georgetown coach

Aug. 11, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to bribing a Georgetown University tennis coach to get his daughter into the school was sentenced Thursday to about a month in home detention. Robert Repella, a former pharmaceutical executive, agreed to pay then-Georgetown...