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LA Kings blow 3-goal lead, rally late to blast Predators 7-4

Oct. 12, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings took a three-goal lead over powerhouse Nashville into the third period, and they blew it all. They somehow ended up winning their home opener by three goals anyway. After the Kings slumped to the bottom of the Pacific Division last season, they're back with more...

Phils' Middleton overruled MacPhail, Klentak to fire Kapler

Oct. 11, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Middleton runs the show in Philadelphia. The Phillies managing partner made that clear Friday, a day after manager Gabe Kapler was fired despite resistance from Team President Andy MacPhail and general manager Matt Klentak. "A CEO's responsibility is to ensure an organization...

UCLA starting rebuild under new coach Mick Cronin

Oct. 10, 2019 9:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA faces a rebuilding year under Mick Cronin and the young Bruins are busy adjusting to their new coach's ways. Different drills, different philosophies, different schemes, different personality. The Steve Alford era is a distant memory for a team that finished 17-16 and missed the...

Phillies fire manager Gabe Kapler in hyped season gone wrong

Oct. 10, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gabe Kapler took the fall for the Philadelphia Phillies. He was fired Thursday, nearly two weeks after a disappointing finish to a season of big expectations highlighted by Bryce Harper's arrival. Kapler went 161-163 in two years, his team unable to deliver following its offseason...

Review of hoops program recommends adviser for Memphis coach

Oct. 10, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A report following an independent review of the Memphis women's basketball program recommends the school hire an executive coach as a mentor and adviser to coach Melissa McFerrin this season after finding a "negative culture and atmosphere." Memphis released the report Thursday after...

Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun accused of sex discrimination

Oct. 9, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hall of Fame basketball coach Jim Calhoun has been accused of sexual discrimination by a former associate athletic director at the University of Saint Joseph, the Division III school where Calhoun now works. Jaclyn Piscitelli filed a lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court against...

Shaken: Mayfield, Browns bruised after blasting by 49ers

Oct. 8, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield apparently offended Richard Sherman and paid for it. Mayfield got hunted, bear-hugged, sacked and mocked by Nick Bosa in front of a national TV audience. On a trip out west, the Browns went south. The 49ers utterly beat them down. Mayfield was under siege by San Francisco's...

Niagara swim coach out following sexual harassment lawsuit

Oct. 8, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

Niagara University is searching for a swimming and diving coach to replace Ben Nigro less than two weeks after he was named in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by three female team members. The school in western New York cited the lawsuit in declining to reveal on Tuesday whether the 47-year-old Nigro resigned,...

Jay Gruden fired by Redskins after 0-5 start to 6th season

Oct. 7, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Owner Dan Snyder and President Bruce Allen summoned coach Jay Gruden to the Washington Redskins' facility before dawn Monday to tell him he was being fired. "It was a brief conversation," Allen said. Now comes a longer conversation about the status of the floundering franchise that has...

Jay Gruden has been fired as coach of the Washington Redskins

Oct. 7, 2019 7:27 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Gruden has been fired as coach of the Washington Redskins.