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Former Rutgers star Pointer returning as assistant coach

Jun. 27, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Former Rutgers basketball star Tasha Pointer is returning to the team as an assistant coach. Coach Coquese Washington announced the hiring of the Scarlet Knights' all-time assists leader on Monday. “Tasha is a Scarlet Knight legend and I am...

Blackhawks, Luke Richardson finalize coaching deal

Jun. 27, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday. Richardson replaces Derek King, who finished the season as the...

Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

Jun. 27, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided Monday with a high school football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games, a decision that could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings. The court...

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson makes midseason move to LSU

Jun. 27, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

The Minnesota Twins must make a midseason change to a vital role on their field staff, with the sudden departure of pitching coach Wes Johnson for a lucrative college job at LSU. Before opening a five-game set at AL Central rival Cleveland on Monday, the Twins announced that Johnson...

Supreme Court sides with football coach who wanted to pray on the field

Jun. 27, 2022 10:05 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court sides with football coach who wanted to pray on the field.

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson to exit for same job at LSU

Jun. 26, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson has informed the club he will leave his job this week, reportedly for the same role at LSU. Johnson traveled with the team on Sunday night to Cleveland, where he will stay on for the five-game series that's scheduled...

FAU beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski dies at 38

Jun. 25, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Florida Atlantic beach volleyball coach Capri Grotowski died after a nearly decade-long battle with breast cancer on Saturday, the university said. She was 38. She spent eight years coaching at FAU, often while dealing with treatments and the effects of her...

AP source: Clifford to return as head coach of the Hornets

Jun. 24, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is heading back to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed to a multiyear contract to return as head coach of the NBA’s Hornets, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

A person familiar with the situation says Steve Clifford has agreed to return to the Charlotte Hornets as head coach

Jun. 24, 2022 17:49 PM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Steve Clifford has agreed to return to the Charlotte Hornets as head coach.

Jays' Martínez suspended 5 games for umpire confrontation

Jun. 24, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays hitting coach Guillermo Martínez was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball on Friday for a confrontation with umpire Doug Eddings. Martínez was discplined by MLB senior vice president Michael Hill for making contact with...