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Analysis: Aggressive coaching paid off Sunday in NFL

Nov. 28, 2022 10:28 AM EST

With the ball in Tom Brady’s hands, Todd Bowles played it safe and lost. Doug Pederson and Brandon Staley went for broke and celebrated wins. Aggressive coaching paid off Sunday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost 23-17 at Cleveland in overtime in a game that Brady had a...

Fickell leaves Cincinnati to take over as Wisconsin's coach

Nov. 27, 2022 19:00 PM EST

Wisconsin is bringing Cincinnati's Luke Fickell back to the Big Ten. Athletic director Chris McIntosh announced Sunday that the Badgers had hired Fickell to take over their football program after his successful run with the Bearcats. Fickell posted a 57-18 record in...

Swinney: Uiagalelei will remain Clemson's starting QB

Nov. 27, 2022 17:36 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said DJ Uiagalelei will remain the team's starting quarterback for the ACC Championship game against No. 24 North Carolina. Swinney said Sunday that Uiagalelei was not the reason for the 10th-ranked Tigers' 31-30 loss to rival South...

Arizona State hires Oregon OC Dillingham, 32, as head coach

Nov. 27, 2022 16:44 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kenny Dillingham’s rapid rise through the coaching ranks took him from the Southwest through the South, into Florida and up to Oregon. His successes along the way pushed him to become the youngest head coach at a Power Five program, a 32-year-old tasked with...

Whalen, Peck lead Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class

Nov. 27, 2022 16:17 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lindsay Whalen, who helped the Minnesota Lynx win four WNBA championships, will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame next spring as part of a five-member class. Joining Whalen will be ESPN analyst Carolyn Peck, who became the first Black head...

Texas State fires coach Jake Spavital after 4 years, 13 wins

Nov. 27, 2022 15:32 PM EST

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Jake Spavital was fired Sunday after four seasons in which the Bobcats won just 13 games. Texas State finished its second consecutive 4-8 season on Saturday with a 41-13 loss at home to Louisiana-Lafayette. The Sun Belt...

Kansas State parting ways with longtime volleyball coach

Nov. 27, 2022 14:51 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State has decided to part with longtime volleyball coach Suzie Fritz after 22 years. The school announced Sunday that Fritz would not return next year despite having a 393-263 overall record and leading the Wildcats to the NCAA Tournament 13 times as...

Queiroz slams Klinsmann's criticism of Iran's World Cup team

Nov. 27, 2022 08:58 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Iranian soccer federation and national team coach Carlos Queiroz have angrily hit back at former Germany great Jurgen Klinsmann for saying that Iran's World Cup players use dirty tactics because its in their “culture." Both the federation and Queiroz on...

Hughes has first NHL hat trick, Devils beat Capitals 5-1

Nov. 27, 2022 11:22 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes had his first career NHL hat trick, Vitek Vanecek made 38 saves against his former team and the New Jersey Devils beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 on Saturday for coach Lindy Ruff’s 800th victory. “It’s exciting,” Hughes said. “Couple of...

Indiana coach says Vegas tourney set back women's basketball

Nov. 27, 2022 11:01 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indiana women's basketball coach Teri Moren said she considered not playing Memphis on Saturday night in the Las Vegas Invitational because no paramedics were on site to tend to an injured Auburn player in the preceding game. Auburn freshman Kharyssa Richardson...