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Comeback: Warren rebounds from rocky start leading Big Ten

Jul. 27, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Warren introduced Ohio State's Ryan Day at Big Ten media day, the final coach to take the stage at the two-day event, and the two men exchanged a hearty hug and smiles before posing for a photo. “I want to congratulate Commissioner Warren on a great...

Former coach criminally charged in naked ‘fat test’ case

Jul. 21, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A successful Rhode Island high school basketball coach was criminally charged Thursday by authorities who say that for years he asked male student-athletes to remove their clothes while alone with him so he could check their body fat. Aaron Thomas, 55, who...

Ex-Georgetown coach gets 2 1/2 years in bribery scandal

Jul. 01, 2022 12:56 PM EDT

A former Georgetown University tennis coach who once coached former President Barack Obama's family was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 years in prison for pocketing more than $3 million in bribes in exchange for helping wealthy parents cheat their kids' way into the school. The sentence...

Ex-USC coach, couple avoid prison time in college scandal

Jun. 28, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents in the sprawling college admissions bribery scheme avoided prison time Tuesday after helping convict others in the case. ...

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

Jun. 27, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer" in public schools. The court ruled...

Clemson hires Michigan's Bakich to revive baseball program

Jun. 16, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has hired Michigan's Erik Bakich to revive a baseball program that had missed two straight NCAA Tournaments for the first time in more than three decades. Bakich replaced Monte Lee, who was fired after seven seasons. The school announced...

Title IX: Icons warn of complacency amid law's success

Jun. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some of the giants of women’s basketball say if not for Title IX, doors would not have been open for them to blaze trails to Hall of Fame careers on and off the court, but sound complacency alarms when it comes to the future of the law. Coach Marsha Sharp...

JR Reid steps down as assistant basketball coach at Monmouth

Jun. 07, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

WEST LONG BRANCH. N.J. (AP) — JR Reid has resigned as an assistant coach at Monmouth University to pursue opportunities outside of college basketball. The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference school announced the decision on Tuesday without saying what plans Reid had. ...

It just means more: SEC weighs expanding conference schedule

Jun. 01, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference's slogan, “It just means more,” could soon refer to the number of football games the league schedules. SEC coaches and athletic directors have been meeting this week at a resort on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Atop the agenda is...

Baylor baseball coach Rodriguez resigns after 7th season

May. 30, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Steve Rodriguez resigned Monday, four days after the Bears were eliminated from the Big 12 Conference tournament and finished with a losing record. The Bears were 26-28 this year, ending with an 11-1 loss to Oklahoma State last week. Rodriguez was...