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Presbyterian's no-punt coach Kelley resigns after 1 season

Dec. 04, 2021 15:55 PM EST

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Presbyterian coach Kevin Kelley, known for not punting, has resigned after going 2-9 in his first season coaching college football. Kelley left for personal reasons, the school said in a statement. He was hired last April and gained attention for...

Akron hires Oregon offensive coordinator Moorhead as coach

Dec. 04, 2021 11:08 AM EST

AKRON (AP) — Akron hired Oregon offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as head coach on Saturday, bringing back a former assistant for the Zips to take over a struggling program. Moorhead has been a head coach at Mississippi State (14-12 in two seasons) and FCS Fordham...

Facing trial, California couple plead guilty in college scam

Dec. 01, 2021 19:48 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A California couple accused of paying $25,000 to cheat on their son's college admissions test abruptly agreed to plead guilty on Wednesday, six weeks before they were set to go on trial in federal court. Dr. Gregory Colburn, 63, and Amy Colburn, 61, of...

Syracuse says coach Dino Babers returning in 2022

Nov. 29, 2021 14:37 PM EST

Coach Dino Babers will return for the 2022 season, his seventh, Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack said Monday. The announcement came a day after Babers fired three assistants, including offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert after just two seasons. ...

Ole Miss trying to continue Kiffin, Corral-led turnaround

Nov. 23, 2021 14:42 PM EST

Lane Kiffin took over a Mississippi program trying to regain its footing after NCAA sanctions, two coaching changes in 864 days and back to back losing seasons. On the bright side, Kiffin had a promising young quarterback in Matt Corral. Nearly two...

FIU says Butch Davis won't return after this season

Nov. 15, 2021 20:24 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Butch Davis will not be back as FIU's football coach in 2022, and the search for a new coach will not begin until the school's hiring of a new athletic director is completed. FIU announced the decision on Monday night. The Panthers have two games left in...

Detroit swim coach makes a splash in and out of the pool

Nov. 15, 2021 01:04 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Swim coach Chais Plascencia’s connection to Western International HS and the southwest Detroit community that nurtured keeps her giving back. It would be virtually impossible for Chais Plascencia to forget where she came from, not with an estimated...

Ex-high school coach investigated over nude 'body fat' tests

Nov. 12, 2021 16:17 PM EST

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former high school basketball coach is being investigated by the Rhode Island attorney general's office after former players came forward to say he for years asked male student-athletes to disrobe while alone with him so he could perform what he called body...

Seattle University basketball coach Jim Hayford resigns

Nov. 11, 2021 18:34 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle University basketball coach Jim Hayford resigned Thursday, the school's athletic director said. Hayford had been on paid administrative leave since Friday following a published report that he had used a racial slur during a scrimmage. ...

Ex-high school coach under investigation for body fat checks

Nov. 11, 2021 11:17 AM EST

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A former high school basketball coach in Rhode Island is under investigation for allegedly asking male student-athletes for years to take off their clothes while alone in his office so he could check their body fat. The state attorney...