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Texas high school hires former Baylor coach Art Briles

May. 24, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach who was fired three years ago amid a sexual assault scandal at the Baptist school, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon superintendent Jason McCullough announced Friday the board of trustees had approved a two-year contract with...

Blazers coach Stotts signs extension through 2021-22 season

May. 24, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have formally announced that coach Terry Stotts signed a contract extension through the 2021-22 season. The extension was first revealed the day after the Trail Blazers were eliminated from the postseason by the Golden State Warriors, but terms were not...

Texas promotes tennis coach Berque after national title

May. 23, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has promoted interim men's tennis coach Bruce Berque to permanent status after the Longhorns won the team national championship. Berque took over the program in February when former coach Michael Center was arrested in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Center...

NC State gives women's hoops coach Wes Moore 6-year deal

May. 23, 2019 3:39 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has given women's basketball coach Wes Moore a new six-year contract. Athletic director Boo Corrigan announced the new deal Thursday after it received approval from the school's Board of Trustees last month and by the UNC system's board of governors this week....

UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach

May. 23, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff. Lewis spent the last three seasons in the same role at Nebraska, where he worked as the program's offensive coordinator and helped develop the team's guards. He also had assistant jobs at Butler, Eastern...

Ex-Ohio State coach pleads guilty in sexual battery case

May. 23, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State diving club coach has pleaded guilty to charges related to allegations he had sex with a diver when she was a teenager. Former diver Estee Pryor has publicly said defendant William Bohonyi began pressuring her for sex when she was 16. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron...

Jets' Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

May. 23, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Adam Gase spent most of his nearly 15-minute news conference batting down reports and rumors, while trying to set the record straight. The New York Jets coach has been the focus of lots of conversation — most of it not good — on sports talk radio, television and...

Texas gives football coach Herman 2-year contract extension

May. 23, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman's Texas Longhorns won 10 games for the first time in a decade. Now the school is giving him a guaranteed contract extension worth an extra $13 million. University of Texas System regents on Thursday approved a two-year extension that runs through the 2023 season. The last...

Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton joins Vandy's staff

May. 23, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt's staff as a senior adviser to new coach Jerry Stackhouse. Stackhouse announced the addition of Patton on Thursday. Patton is a Nashville native who played at Belmont. Patton coached Colorado from...

Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

May. 22, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan. The former member of the Fab Five agreed to a five-year deal, which will pay him $2 million in his first year, on Wednesday to lead the Wolverines. "As a 'Michigan Man' I know the place our program has in college basketball and I embrace the...