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AP source: Cards replacing Shildt with bench coach Marmol

Oct. 24, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

The St. Louis Cardinals plan to announce Monday that bench coach Oliver Marmol will be promoted to replace fired manager Mike Shildt, according to a person familiar with the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday night because...

AP source: St. Louis Cardinals promoting bench coach Oliver Marmol to replace fired manager Mike Shildt

Oct. 24, 2021 23:09 PM EDT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — AP source: St. Louis Cardinals promoting bench coach Oliver Marmol to replace fired manager Mike Shildt.

Washington State fans supporting team after Rolovich move

Oct. 23, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Joe Trull was disappointed that Nick Rolovich did not get a chance to coach a full season at Washington State. Standing outside Martin Stadium before the Cougars' game against BYU, Trull, 55, of Port Orchard, Washington, also said Rolovich's...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Next at LSU? Rolo's choice; Week 8 games

Oct. 22, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

Now that Coach O is out at LSU, or at least he will be at the end of the season, how does the school go about hiring its next coach and who might be a candidate? On the latest episode of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast presented by Region Bank, Ross Dellenger of...

Dream-come-true job for Adams at Texas Tech with new seniors

Oct. 22, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

Mark Adams always wanted to be a Red Raiders quarterback or part of the basketball team when he was growing up in a small farming community about 30 miles from the Texas Tech campus. As a Tech student in the late 1970s, Adams asked former basketball coach Gerald Myers a...

New coach, similar expectations for Baylor women's hoops

Oct. 21, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baylor's sideline will look different this season, but the Lady Bears expect similar results after they were picked as the preseason No. 1 team in the Big 12. Coach Kim Mulkey stepped down after last season to take the job at LSU. She led the...

Utah aiming for basketball transformation under Craig Smith

Oct. 21, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Utes aren’t just entering this season with a new head coach and several new players. They are also embracing a new basketball philosophy that traces back to the program’s roots as the Runnin' Utes. Craig Smith, who...

Barnes has 36 and the Kings spoil Portland's opener 124-121

Oct. 21, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings will be in a good place this season if Harrison Barnes can consistently shoot like he did in the season opener. Barnes scored 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Kings spoiled Chauncey Billups debut as...

Washington St coach says focus remains on supporting players

Oct. 19, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

Washington State acting head coach Jake Dickert said Tuesday that his immediate focus in his new role is providing support and stability for players who were left hurting and shocked after Nick Rolovich and other coaches were fired for refusing to comply with the state's vaccine mandate. ...

To jab or not to jab? Vaccinations still hot topic in sports

Oct. 19, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman let out a faint cough and assured those seated at least 6 feet away that it was allergies, not COVID-19. He had tested negative for the coronavirus three times in the previous week. It allowed the fully vaccinated 69-year-old the opportunity...