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This undated photo provided by Group 3 Aviation shows helicopter pilot Ara Zobayan, who was at the controls of the helicopter that crashed in Southern California, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, killing all nine aboard including former Lakers star Kobe Bryant. (Group 3 Aviation via AP)

Coach on Bryant helicopter put "heart and soul" in teaching

Jan. 27, 2020 6:23 PM EST

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Christina Mauser poured her heart and soul into coaching and teaching physical education at the school where young Gianna and her basketball star father Kobe Bryant were an integral part of the community. The mother of three worked at the campus in Newport Beach for more than a...

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban walks off the field after losing to Auburn in an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Chris Shimek/The Decatur Daily via AP)

Ga Tech schedules football games against Alabama, Ga State

Jan. 15, 2020 11:29 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has scheduled games against a perennial college football powerhouse and a school less than 2 miles away. The Yellow Jackets announced Wednesday they will face 11-time national champion Alabama in a home-and-home series in 2030 and ’31. Bitter rivals when Georgia Tech was...

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Hawaii head coach Nick Rolovich walks the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boise State, in Boise, Idaho. Washington State is close to finalizing an agreement with Rolovich to take over as the Cougars' head football coach, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. (AP Photo/Steve Conner, File)

WSU Prez: Rolovich to be football coach at Washington State

Jan. 14, 2020 2:39 PM EST

The president of Washington State University tweeted Tuesday that Hawaii’s Nick Rolovich will take over as the Cougars' head football coach, replacing Mike Leach. School President Kirk Schulz tweeted that WSU had picked "a dynamic new head coach @Nick Rolovich'' to succeed Leach, who left for Mississippi...

Greg Schiano hires Robb Smith as Rutgers D coordinator

Jan. 14, 2020 12:50 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Robb Smith has been hired as Rutgers' defensive coordinator. Scarlet Knights coach Greg Schiano announced the hiring Tuesday, the latest move that brings back a former member of his Rutgers coaching staff. Smith spent four seasons on the Scarlet Knights’ staff. He also worked...

This March 9, 2000 photo shows the main building on the campus of The Gilman School in Baltimore.  The private school  has acknowledged that a former teacher and coach sexually abused students in the 1990s and the academy “could have done more” to determine if others had been harmed. The headmaster at the all-boys Gilman School, Henry Smyth, said in a Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 email to parents and alumni that Martin Meloy “engaged in sexually abusive behavior” with students on separate occasions at his home in Baltimore County.   (Amy Davis/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore private school: Teacher abused students in '90s

Jan. 10, 2020 3:33 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A private school in Baltimore has acknowledged that a former teacher and coach sexually abused students in the 1990s and the academy “could have done more” to determine if others had been harmed. The headmaster at the all-boys Gilman School, Henry Smyth, said in a Thursday...

In this 1984 photo, Michigan state NCAA college football head coach George Perles gets lifted on the shoulders of team members after a victory. George Perles, who coached Michigan State to a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was an assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s that won four Super Bowls, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, the school said. He was 85. (Manny Crisostomo/Detroit Free Press via AP)

George Perles, longtime Michigan State coach, dies at 85

Jan. 8, 2020 4:04 PM EST

George Perles, who coached Michigan State to a Rose Bowl victory in 1988 and was a key defensive assistant for the dominant Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 85. Perles played football at Michigan State and later was an assistant coach, head coach, athletic director and member of the...

Teacher pleads guilty to filming students in school bathroom

Jan. 8, 2020 12:46 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A former teacher at a Kentucky high school admitted to filming students in a bathroom. Mark Allen Boggess, 54, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Calloway Circuit Court to eight counts of possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and eight counts of voyeurism, the Murray Ledger...

Boise State assistant coach on leave, sued for misconduct

Jan. 8, 2020 11:17 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials at Boise State University in Idaho have placed the college's assistant women's basketball coach on administrative leave after discovering he faces a lawsuit alleging sexual abuse and harassment of a player at his previous job. Assistant coach Cody Butler was sued in May by a...

Ex-teacher sent to prison for sexually abusing 6 students

Jan. 8, 2020 10:39 AM EST

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former high school teacher and coach was sentenced to six to 12 years in state prison for sexually abusing six students over a period of more than 10 years. Christian Willman, 40, of Coopersburg, was sentenced Tuesday in Bucks County after pleading guilty to several charges,...

Ex-teacher charged with taking up-skirt photos of students

Jan. 3, 2020 11:24 AM EST

OTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A former high school teacher has been charged with secretly taking indecent photos of three students and posting them online. Francis Reppert, 26, of Quakertown, was arraigned Thursday on charges of indecent exposure and invasion of privacy. He was released on $500,000 unsecured bail....