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The Latest: J.T. Miller traded to Vancouver

Jun. 22, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Latest on the NHL draft (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The Vancouver Canucks have acquired center J.T. Miller in a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa Bay received journeyman minor-league goalie Marek Mazanec and two draft picks in the deal, including a...

California hires familiar face in Charmin Smith as coach

Jun. 21, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California found a familiar face in Charmin Smith to replace Lindsay Gottlieb as women's basketball coach. Smith returns to a campus where she most recently served as associate head coach since 2012 before joining the WNBA's New York Liberty as an assistant coach in April. Gottlieb...

Joe Dumars joins Kings as adviser to general manager Divac

Jun. 21, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Famer Joe Dumars is back in the NBA, hired as a special adviser to Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac. The Kings announced the hiring Friday of Dumars, the former president of basketball operations for the Pistons from 2000-14. He played his entire 14-year NBA...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Jun. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

Michigan State University's authorization Friday of what officials said will be an independent investigation into the handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar is the latest development stemming from the case. Numerous people have been charged, fired or forced...

Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach

Jun. 20, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández on Thursday, and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo interim pitching strategist. The team announced the moves before its game against the...

Jets' Douglas fills out staff with Hogan, Savage, Alexander

Jun. 19, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas filled out his front office staff with some familiar faces who have plenty of NFL experience. The New York Jets general manager hired Rex Hogan as the team's assistant GM, Chad Alexander as director of player personnel, Phil Savage as senior football adviser and Chris Nolan as a...

New York Islanders hire Jim Hiller an assistant coach

Jun. 19, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have hired Jim Hiller as an assistant coach. The Islanders announced the addition to Barry Trotz's staff Wednesday. Hiller spent the past four seasons as an assistant with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings during the...

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA

Jun. 19, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissible benefit to a prospect who went on to compete for the...

Preds hire Scuderi, Bordeleau, Rook as development coaches

Jun. 18, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have hired Rob Scuderi, Sebastien Bordeleau and Dave Rook as development coaches to help polish their prospects for the NHL. General manager David Poile announced the hirings Tuesday. Scuderi will develop defensemen, with Bordeleau working with forwards and...

Close to home: Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach

Jun. 17, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity. He is getting it with players he knows well, and with the organization that believes in them all. Eakins was hired as the Ducks'...