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AP source: New York Rangers hiring Gerard Gallant as coach

Jun. 14, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is set to join one of hockey's oldest organizations instead of the NHL's newest franchise after reaching an agreement to coach the New York Rangers. Gallant and the Rangers have a deal for him to be their next coach, a person with direct knowledge of the...

AP source: New York Rangers reach agreement to hire Gerard Gallant as coach

Jun. 14, 2021 18:16 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: New York Rangers reach agreement to hire Gerard Gallant as coach.

Auburn adds Georgia transfer guard KD Johnson to hoop roster

Jun. 14, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Georgia guard K.D. Johnson is transferring to Southeastern Conference rival Auburn. Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said Monday that Johnson has signed an Athletics Financial Aid Agreement to play for Auburn next season. ...

Arizona State hires Bloomquist as next baseball coach

Jun. 11, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State has hired alum and former big league player Willie Bloomquist as its next baseball coach. Athletic director Ray Anderson announced Bloomquist's hiring Friday. He replaces Tracy Smith, who was fired earlier this week after seven seasons....

D-backs fire hitting coaches after losing 30 of 35 games

Jun. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Exasperated by a run of brutal baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks shook up their coaching staff in an effort to stabilize their season. D-backs manager Torey Lovullo fired hitting coach Darnell Coles and assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske on Thursday...

Wild hire longtime NHL GM Ray Shero as senior advisor

Jun. 09, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild hired longtime NHL general manager Ray Shero on Wednesday as a senior advisor to general manager Bill Guerin, who played for and worked under Shero with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Shero was fired last year by New Jersey, midway...

Pacers fire Bjorkgren as coach after just 1 season

Jun. 09, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Pritchard hired Nate Bjorkgren to take the Indiana Pacers in a new direction. They went the wrong way. A season filled with defensive struggles, missed chances and locker room drama resulted Wednesday in the firing of...

Indiana Pacers fire Nate Bjorkgren after team misses playoffs in his only season as coach

Jun. 09, 2021 14:12 PM EDT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers fire Nate Bjorkgren after team misses playoffs in his only season as coach.

Texas A&M hires Schlossnagle, who built TCU into powerhouse

Jun. 09, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M hired Jim Schlossnagle as its new baseball coach Wednesday after his 18 seasons at TCU that included five trips to the College World Series. Schlossnagle replaces Rob Childress, whose contract wasn't renewed after the Aggies...

Alabama, Oklahoma State schedule home and home series

Jun. 08, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Oklahoma State have scheduled a home and home football series for the 2028 and 2029 seasons. The Crimson Tide’s series with Notre Dame will move to the 2029 and 2030 seasons. Alabama and Oklahoma State announced Tuesday the first...