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Lakers add Fizdale, Lucas III to Vogel's coaching staff

Sep. 15, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Knicks head coach David Fizdale has joined his hometown Los Angeles Lakers as the lead assistant coach on Frank Vogel's staff. The Lakers also hired John Lucas III as an assistant coach and named Roger Sancho their head athletic trainer...

Pats' O-line poised to keep pressure off Mac Jones vs. Jets

Sep. 15, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is going to be tested by opposing defenses this season. That’s just the way life goes for rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s a reality not lost on members of the Patriots’ offensive line. “As a rookie,...

Pac-12 has 3 undefeated teams, lowest among Power 5 leagues

Sep. 14, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — For their 2-0 start, Chip Kelly and the UCLA Bruins will appear on “prime time” this weekend. “In the Philippines,” the Bruins coach cracked about a 10:45 p.m. Eastern kickoff Saturday against Fresno State. “So let’s put on a good show for the...

Analysis: USC coaching search casts shadow over season

Sep. 14, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

Southern California is about to embark on a coaching search that will cast a shadow over the entire college football season. Clay Helton's time as the Trojans coach came to end on Monday, 11 weeks before the conference championship game will be...

USC fires Clay Helton 2 games into 7th season in charge

Sep. 13, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clay Helton's unlikely tenure as the head football coach at Southern California began bizarrely and lasted far longer than almost anybody expected. The folksy Southerner won a Rose Bowl and a Pac-12 title early on, but he never won over most of the...

Southern California has fired football coach Clay Helton 2 games into his seventh season in charge.

Sep. 13, 2021 17:24 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has fired football coach Clay Helton 2 games into his seventh season in charge.

New coach, new QB, same bad Jaguars in 37-21 loss to Texans

Sep. 12, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — With new coach Urban Meyer’s championship college resume and No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence leading the offense, the Jacksonville Jaguars were supposed to be much-improved this season. Instead, the team that won just one game last year looked just...

The Latest: Mahomes rallies Chiefs to win over Browns

Sep. 12, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 1 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:40 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs started slowly on Sunday but did more of what they've done quite a bit over the past few years — win. Patrick Mahomes...

New era in Philly: Hurts 3 TDs, Eagles rout Falcons 32-6

Sep. 12, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The start of a new era couldn't have gone much better for the Philadelphia Eagles. Or much worse for the Atlanta Falcons. Jalen Hurts threw three touchdown passes, the first of them to Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith, and the...

Clifford leads No. 11 Penn State over Ball State 44-13

Sep. 11, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — When Penn State hired Mike Yurcich to be its new offensive coordinator, the team's backs and receivers were ecstatic. They knew there likely would be a lot of opportunities for all of them to make plays. The No. 11 Nittany Lions' 44-13 win...