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Tigers announce several staff changes in organization

Nov. 12, 2019 6:07 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have hired former Los Angeles Angels bench coach Josh Paul as a quality control coach. The Tigers announced over 20 hires, promotions and staff changes Tuesday. Among the most significant are that Lance Parrish will serve as a special assistant to general manager Al Avila,...

Former VCU coach Wade returns with No. 23 LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Not everyone at VCU has forgiven Will Wade for leaving the Rams basketball job when he decided to pack his bags and head to LSU. Wade is expecting to hear about it — and maybe a few other things — on Wednesday night. Wade knows he'll be entering a charged environment when...

Michigan State coach Dantonio not thinking about his future

Nov. 12, 2019 3:59 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's the type of question that comes up when a team has spent much of the last four years in mediocrity: Mark Dantonio was asked Tuesday if he spends time thinking about his coaching future at Michigan State. "No," he said. "I get ready for the next game. I live in the present."...

NFL at 100: Eagles upset Patriots, give Philly a special win

Nov. 12, 2019 11:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rookie running back Corey Clement took the snap out of shotgun formation, rolled to his left and pitched the ball to third-string tight end Trey Burton, who caught it coming off the end, ran a few steps and floated a pass to backup quarterback Nick Foles in the end zone for a touchdown....

Kentucky ex-basketball coach convicted of player's sodomy

Nov. 12, 2019 2:23 AM EST

RADCLIFF, Ky. (AP) — A man who co-founded and coached a local basketball program in Kentucky has been convicted of sodomizing one of its teen players. News outlets report 43-year-old Corvell Conley was convicted Friday and acquitted of his initial charge of third-degree rape. Conley was arrested in April...

Hockey commentator Don Cherry fired for rant over immigrants

Nov. 11, 2019 10:31 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Don Cherry, Canada's most polarizing, flamboyant and opinionated hockey commentator, was fired Monday for calling immigrants "you people" in a television rant in which he said new immigrants are not honoring the country's fallen soldiers. Rogers Sportsnet President Bart Yabsley announced the...

Cincinnati gets 1st win under John Brannen, 81-59 over Drake

Nov. 11, 2019 9:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen's first win at Cincinnati was no big deal. The Bearcats had a low-key celebration in the locker room after their 81-59 victory over Drake on Monday night that displayed their new up-tempo offense under their first-year head coach. "We clapped it up, that's about it," center...

Jets, Gase take positive step with win, but lots more to do

Nov. 11, 2019 7:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold is well aware of all the frustrated fans out there, unhappy with the New York Jets' disappointing start and calling for Adam Gase's job. A victory over the lowly Giants on Sunday might have tempered all the venom — for now. But the Jets quarterback made it clear he...

Arkansas AD on football: 'I have to get this search right'

Nov. 11, 2019 6:13 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas athletic director Hunter Yurachek said Monday he felt the football program was moving in reverse over the past month, leading to the firing of second-year coach Chad Morris after 22 games. Morris was 4-18 in two seasons and was winless in Southeastern Conference games....

Former Spartan, NFL receiver Charles Rogers dies at age 38

Nov. 11, 2019 4:38 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State star and Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers has died at the age of 38. A woman who identified herself as Cathy Rogers, his mother, confirmed the death Monday in a phone call from The Associated Press. Other details were not immediately known. Marshall Thomas, Rogers'...