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Kris Richard brings fiery style, Seattle success to Cowboys

Aug. 21, 2018 2:40 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of Boom in Seattle was the highest-ranking hire in an overhaul of Jason...

Raiders happy to have receiver Jordy Nelson on their side

Aug. 20, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After spending his first 10 NFL seasons in Green Bay with the same quarterback and head coach, Jordy Nelson acknowledged it took a little time to adjust to his new environment with the Oakland Raiders. Nelson got over that fairly quickly and has done his best to fit in and adjust...

Texas pays $600,000 to settle Kearney discrimination lawsuit

Aug. 20, 2018 5:15 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The University of Texas agreed to pay $600,000 to settle former women's track coach Bev Kearney's race and gender discrimination lawsuit, according to documents released Monday. Kearney and the school agreed to settle her nearly five-year-old lawsuit in June. Terms were released...

Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

Aug. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State trustees set a private meeting for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach Urban Meyer as the university seeks to quickly move past a scandal that has consumed the football program for nearly a month. Meyer has been the subject of an investigation into the handling of...

CSU coach Mike Bobo remains out as staff prepares for opener

Aug. 20, 2018 3:30 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State coach Mike Bobo remains hospitalized while doctors try to figure out why he has numbness in his feet and his coaching staff prepares for the Rams' opener against Hawaii this weekend. Athletic director Joe Parker said Monday that Bobo has been transferred from Fort...

Sex scandals fester at unhealthy organizations, experts say

Aug. 20, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about institutions and sexual abuse, The Associated Press did not completely identify the university where James Campbell Quick is a professor. It is the University of Texas at Arlington. A clarified version of the story is below: Of all the horrific details...

That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

Aug. 20, 2018 10:33 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in college...

Kirk, Williams make case in Arizona WR competition

Aug. 19, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — First-year Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks has wanted players to separate themselves in the crowded competition at wide receiver. Christian Kirk and Chad Williams seem to have done just that. Both youngsters had impressive nights in the Cardinals' 20-15 preseason victory at New...

Titans, Eagles lead NFL with most lowering-head penalties

Aug. 19, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL tapped Titans coach Mike Vrabel to narrate a video detailing the new rule on lowering the head to initiate contact, hoping the man who played 14 years as a linebacker in the league could more easily explain how players should adapt. Now Vrabel's own Titans (0-2) find...

Army coach Jeff Monken striving to keep success going

Aug. 19, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Army coach Jeff Monken has reached a crossroads of sorts — he has built the Black Knights into a winner, and now he wants to keep the success going at a high level. Not so easy at West Point, where sustained football excellence has been a tall task. These Black Knights are...