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Bring the heat: Pac-12 adds postseason baseball tournament

May. 25, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon State coach Mitch Canham paused for a few seconds, considering what the next several days of baseball would look like at Scottsdale Stadium during the inaugural Pac-12 postseason tournament. He envisioned some of the best college players in the...

Accelerator program overdue for NFL diversity. Will it help?

May. 25, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

For 15 years, Aaron Glenn was an outstanding NFL cornerback, a team leader, and a coach in the making. Teammates, fans and coaches of the New York Jets, for whom he spent eight seasons as a shutdown defender, recognized it. Same thing when Glenn went to Houston and Dallas. ...

WNBA's Fever fire Stanley, promote Knox as interim coach

May. 25, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Fever fired coach Marianne Stanley on Wednesday with the team off to a 2-7 start in her third season and promoted assistant Carlos Knox to interim coach. Stanley, 68, brought a Hall of Fame resume to the Fever bench, but her teams won just 14 games...

Changes under new coach Matt Eberflus hit Bears defense

May. 24, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Change came to Chicago Bears in leadership when Matt Eberflus took over as coach. Now players are dealing with this change personally by moving positions or even changing weight to fit plans for a new regime during organized team activities. ...

Evansville hires David Ragland as basketball coach

May. 24, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville has hired David Ragland as its basketball coach, the school said Tuesday. Ragland replaces Todd Lickliter, who was fired earlier this month after going 15-53 in 2 1/2 seasons. Ragland will be introduced Wednesday. He spent last...

NFL revamps Rooney Rule to include quarterbacks coaches

May. 24, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

The NFL has expanded the Rooney Rule again, this time to include quarterbacks coaches in a further effort to diversify the coaching ranks. The change was announced Tuesday at the owners meeting in Atlanta by Jonathan Beane, the NFL’s senior vice president and chief diversity and...

Washington looking to build off Stringer success at Rutgers

May. 24, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Coquese Washington isn't looking to replace C. Vivian Stringer as the women's basketball coach at Rutgers. That's an impossible task. Stringer, a Hall of Famer, won more than 1,000 games in 50 years and went to the Final Four four times with three different...

Louisville adds Cardinals scoring great Milt Wagner to staff

May. 24, 2022 14:57 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has added Milt Wagner as its men's basketball director of player development and alumni relations, reuniting the Cardinals scoring great with former teammate and first-year head coach Kenny Payne. Wagner, whose 1,834 career points rank sixth...

Ex-Brooklyn Dodgers catcher, Mets coach Pignatano dies at 92

May. 23, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a big leaguer, Joe Pignatano had a career that was more noteworthy than notable: He played in the last game at Ebbets Field, he homered off three future Hall of Famers and he hit into a triple play with his final swing in the majors. It was out in the bullpen at...

Rangers-Hurricanes series getting chippy heading into Game 4

May. 23, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was displeased with the skirmish at the end of his team's Game 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. One day later, he was ready to put it behind them. “Last night in the heat of the moment, you're (upset),” Gallant said...