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Michigan cuts ties with embattled hockey coach Mel Pearson

Aug. 05, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan has cut ties with hockey coach Mel Pearson. Athletic director Warde Manuel said Friday the decision “has been weighed heavily and for some time.” Pearson's contract expired after last season, and he had been an at-will...

USA Luge doubles slider Jayson Terdiman retires, will coach

Jul. 28, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Jayson Terdiman is done with sliding. He’s not done with luge. The two-time Olympian has been hired as a junior national team coach, USA Luge announced Thursday, while also making his retirement from competitive racing official. Terdiman said last December that he was retiring and...

Tom Brady is back, but he's hardly the only story for Bucs

Jul. 27, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady is back for a 23rd season, his third with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. But that’s hardly the only major storyline for the defending NFC South champions as they begin training camp. Todd Bowles is starting his second stint as a NFL head...

Duncan Keith announces retirement after 17 NHL seasons

Jul. 12, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Family brought Duncan Keith to Edmonton after a stellar run as the backbone of the Chicago Blackhawks’ defense. And following a season with the Oilers, family is why Keith feels he’s in a good place to end his NHL career after 17 seasons, three Stanley...

UAB's Bill Clark announces retirement, needs back surgery

Jun. 24, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — UAB coach Bill Clark is retiring because of chronic back problems after leading the program back from a shutdown to two Conference USA titles. Clark announced his decision on Twitter on Friday after informing the team, saying he needed spinal fusion surgery....

Bob McKillop retires as Davidson coach after 33-season run

Jun. 17, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

Bob McKillop watched his former star player Stephen Curry closely as he celebrated winning another NBA championship with tears. It felt like a timely bit of reassurance for the longtime Davidson men's basketball coach as he prepared to announce his retirement. ...

Kentucky assistant Goestenkors retires for off-court role

Jun. 14, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky women’s basketball assistant Gail Goestenkors has retired from on-court coaching but will remain on Kyra Elzy’s staff until her replacement is hired. Elzy said a national search will begin immediately to replace the Women’s Basketball Hall of...

Former Georgia, US Olympic swimming coach Bauerle retires

Jun. 08, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jack Bauerle, who won seven NCAA women’s team championships in his 43 years as Georgia's swimming coach, announced his retirement on Wednesday. Bauerle, 70, is the longest-tenured coach of any sport in Georgia history. He coached the 2008 U.S. Olympic women’s...

Romeo Crennel retires after almost 40 years as NFL coach

Jun. 07, 2022 08:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Romeo Crennel announced his retirement Monday, ending a 39-year NFL coaching career highlighted by five Super Bowl titles. Crennel spent the past eight seasons with the Houston Texans. He was the team's defensive coordinator from 2014-16 and assistant head coach...

Washington's Meggs retires; led Huskies to sole CWS

Jun. 06, 2022 20:18 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington baseball coach Lindsay Meggs announced his retirement Monday after leading the Huskies for 13 years and to their only College World Series appearance. The 59-year-old Meggs won 932 games in 29 years as a head coach. He won 317 games and made three NCAA...