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Cal fires coach Wyking Jones after 2 8-win seasons

Mar. 24, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California expects its men's basketball program to return to winning at the highest level soon, and plans to find the right coach to lead that comeback. The university fired basketball coach Wyking Jones on Sunday after Cal won just eight games in each of his first two seasons....

The Latest: Bills agree to deal with guard Jon Feliciano

Mar. 24, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 8:35 p.m. A person with direct knowledge of discussions tells The Associated Press that guard Jon Feliciano has agreed to a two-year contract with the Buffalo Bills. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the signing won't be official until...

Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC

Mar. 22, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job. Vanderbilt went 9-23 and was the first team in 65 years to go winless in the Southeastern Conference. Drew had a 40-59 record in three seasons with the Commodores. The announcement...

Indicted UCLA men's soccer coach resigns

Mar. 22, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned in the wake of his indictment in the college admissions scandal. School spokeswoman Liza David said Friday that Salcedo quit after being on leave since the charges became public last week. Salcedo appeared in court last week after he was...

Colts add free agent Justin Houston to defensive line

Mar. 21, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard kept insisting he would be judicious in free agency. For two-plus years, he was. On Wednesday, a week after the first big wave of signings, Ballard opened his checkbook and made the biggest acquisition of his tenure by adding defensive...

George Washington gets Jamion Christian from Siena to coach

Mar. 21, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jamion Christian has been hired by George Washington as its men's basketball coach after one season at Siena. Christian's hiring was announced Thursday, less than a week after GW parted ways with Maurice Joseph following three years in the job. Siena went 17-16 under Christian this season...

Bucs become 1st NFL team with 2 female coaches on staff

Mar. 20, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust as assistant coaches, becoming the first NFL team with two female coaches on their staff. Locust and Javadifar are also the first full-time female coaches in franchise history. Locust will be an assistant defensive line...

On heels of scandals, USC announces new president

Mar. 20, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president to usher "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case. Carol Folt, former chancellor of the University of North Carolina...

Rangers have new manager and full surgery-repaired rotation

Mar. 20, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have an optimistic new manager, a converted middle infielder taking over for a retired star at third base and a rotation filled with starters who have missed significant time following surgery. First-time manager Chris Woodward is now in charge of a team coming off...

Georgia's Deandre Baker says he's the top CB in NFL draft

Mar. 20, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Deandre Baker proclaimed himself to be the best cornerback in the NFL draft after using Georgia's pro day to improve his time in the 40-yard dash. Baker posted two unofficial times of 4.46 seconds in the 40 on Wednesday. He was timed at 4.52 seconds in last month's NFL combine in...