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Hawaii taps former star quarterback Timmy Chang as coach

Jan. 22, 2022 22:20 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii has hired former star quarterback Timmy Chang as its new head coach. Athletics director David Matlin announced Chang's hiring on Saturday in a release, saying Chang "made a name for himself throwing the football as a young quarterback and...

Ex-coach admits posing as girl to get pics from other teens

Jan. 22, 2022 17:09 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A former assistant boys high school basketball coach in Topeka has admitted to posing as a teenage girl on social media to get explicit photos from other teens. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that 41-year-old Jeffrey Pierce pleaded guilty Friday to one...

Giants interview Bills Leslie Frazier for vacant coach job

Jan. 22, 2022 16:51 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New general manager Joe Schoen and ownership interviewed Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier for the vacant opening as New York Giants head coach. Frazier, 62, spoke via video conferencing with co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and...

Griffin hits 5 3s, No. 6 Duke beats Syracuse 79-59

Jan. 22, 2022 15:32 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — AJ Griffin attempted 10 shots Saturday, nine of them from behind the arc. If Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski had his way, Griffin would've put up even more. “AJ is our best shooter. I’d really like for him to be even more aggressive,” Krzyzewski said. “He’s...

Auburn replaces DC Derek Mason with Jeff Schmedding

Jan. 22, 2022 12:24 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive coordinator Derek Mason has stepped down and been replaced by Jeff Schmedding. Tigers coach Bryan Harsin announced that switch and other changes to the defensive staff on Saturday. Mason, a former Vanderbilt head coach, held the coordinator...

Former Hawaii coach June Jones rejects offer to return

Jan. 22, 2022 01:36 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Former Hawaii football coach June Jones has declined a proposal to return to lead the program for a second time. The school's wins leader in Division I, Jones met Friday with the athletic director David Matlin, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported, and rejected the...

Bulls coach Donovan rips Bucks' Allen after flagrant foul

Jan. 22, 2022 00:41 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Bulls coach Billy Donovan says the flagrant foul that resulted in Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen’s ejection Friday night could have caused a serious injury and merits a closer look from the NBA. Bulls guard Alex Caruso was driving to the basket...

AP source: Vikings target GM finalists from Browns, Chiefs

Jan. 22, 2022 00:12 AM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas City executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles. According to a person with knowledge of the...

Bears interview Frazier for coaching job, Poles for GM spot

Jan. 21, 2022 21:32 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears interviewed 1985 championship team member Leslie Frazier for their head coaching vacancy Friday and Kansas City Chiefs executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles for their general manager job. Frazier, a cornerback on Chicago's only...

N.Y. Giants name Joe Schoen of Buffalo Bills as their new GM

Jan. 21, 2022 21:02 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Schoen was at the top of the New York Giants' list of candidates when they started their search for a new general manager, and the Buffalo Bills assistant GM never left that spot. The Giants hired the 42-year-old Schoen as their general manager...