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Dantonio says he plans to return as Michigan State coach

Nov. 19, 2019 7:21 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio made his clearest statement yet about his future, saying he intends to be Michigan State’s coach next season. Dantonio had been vague recently when the topic had come up, but Tuesday he quickly said “yes” when asked if he planned to be the coach...

Vanderbilt AD says Mason staying as football head coach

Nov. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt athletic director Malcolm Turner says Derek Mason has his full support as the Commodores coach and they’ll be working together to give the football program the resources and support needed to succeed. Turner issued a statement Tuesday with Vanderbilt 2-8 in...

Luis Enrique returns as Spain coach after daughter’s death

Nov. 19, 2019 7:42 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Luis Enrique is returning as Spain coach five months after stepping down because of his daughter’s illness. He is taking over from former assistant Robert Moreno, who coached the team through qualifying for the 2020 European Championship. His last match was on Monday, a 5-0 rout of...

McVay, Rams comfortable changing up offensive approach

Nov. 18, 2019 8:48 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Even Sean McVay had to recognize that the Los Angeles Rams didn’t really look like a McVay-coached team during their 17-7 victory over the Chicago Bears. It was the first time in his three seasons in charge that the Rams won a game without scoring at least 20 points, and...

No. 1 LSU’s defensive concerns have Orgeron looking inward

Nov. 18, 2019 8:33 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron said he’s taking a hard look in the mirror after the No. 1 Tigers’ defense gave up a season-high 614 yards — not to mention 37 points — in their most recent victory at Mississippi. “The first thing I do is look at myself...

Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after his surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 6:49 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no timeline for Tagovailoa’s recovery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Tagovailoa is expected to recover...

Bears’ Nagy says Trubisky lifted because of hip pain

Nov. 18, 2019 4:34 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy insisted he pulled Mitchell Trubisky near the end of Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams because of pain in his right hip and not because he’s ready to bench his struggling quarterback. Nagy said Monday the decision to have Chase Daniel...

BYU extends coach Kalani Sitake's contract through 2023

Nov. 18, 2019 1:53 PM EST

BYU has extended the contract of coach Kalani Sitake through the 2023 season. The school said Monday that the extension adds three years to the original deal Sitake signed after taking over the program in 2015. Sitake is 26-23 overall in his fourth season with the Cougars and has also led BYU to three bowl games....

Trubisky hurts hip, pulled in Bears' 17-7 loss to Rams

Nov. 18, 2019 1:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitch Trubisky wanted to finish out the game, but the decision was taken out of his hands The Chicago Bears’ quarterback said he sustained a right hip injury in the first half of a 17-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night, which prompted coach Matt Nagy to replace him...

Ford has 21 points, No. 18 Saint Mary’s tops Cal Poly 79-48

Nov. 17, 2019 11:37 PM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary’s didn’t have much defensive energy early. Once they got it going, the Gaels were hard to stop. Jordan Ford scored 21 points, Malik Fitts added 12 and No. 18 Saint Mary’s beat Cal Poly 79-48 on Sunday night. Saint Mary’s (3-1) extended its...