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Raptors coach Nick Nurse's 94-year-old mother dies

Dec. 11, 2018 10:02 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse has rejoined his team in Los Angeles after the death of his 94-year-old mother. Nurse says his mother, Marcella Nurse, died Monday in Iowa, where he was born in the city of Carroll. He plans to coach Tuesday night against the Clippers and Wednesday at...

Boston College extends Addazio contract through 2022

Dec. 11, 2018 7:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College has extended the contract of football coach Steve Addazio through 2022. Athletic Director Martin Jarmond made the announcement on Tuesday. Addazio led the Eagles to a 7-2 record and a No. 17 ranking in The Associated Press Top 25 before losses in their last three regular-season...

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA

Dec. 11, 2018 6:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old former pro player is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. Gimelstob's attorney, Shawn Holley, didn't...

Broncos QB Case Keenum agrees to take more chances

Dec. 11, 2018 6:05 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Case Keenum agrees he's gone from being too careless with the football to being too cautious. Denver's quarterback said Tuesday he concurs with head coach Vance Joseph that he needs to take more downfield chances if the Broncos (6-7) are to have any chance of reaching the playoffs....

UNC hires Longo, Galloway, Jones for Mack Brown's staff

Dec. 11, 2018 5:11 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has hired Phil Longo, Lonnie Galloway and Brandon Jones for the staff of new coach Mack Brown. The school announced the hirings Tuesday. Longo will serve as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach after two seasons at Ole Miss, where he was coordinator and...

USC hires Jinks as RBs coach, Kauha'aha'a as D-line coach

Dec. 11, 2018 4:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has hired former Bowling Green head coach Mike Jinks as the Trojans' running backs coach and Chad Kauha'aha'a as their defensive line coach. Head coach Clay Helton announced the latest additions to his revamped staff Tuesday. Jinks spent three seasons as the running...

Gary Andersen returns to Utah State as head coach

Dec. 11, 2018 2:53 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Former Utah State coach Gary Andersen has returned to the Aggies. Andersen previously was Utah State's coach from 2009 to 2012. He replaces Matt Wells, who had taken over the Aggies after Andersen's first stint with the team. Wells was named head coach at Texas Tech last month. Andersen...

Dennis te Kloese named LA Galaxy's general manager

Dec. 11, 2018 2:49 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have hired Dennis te Kloese as their general manager. The five-time MLS champion franchise announced the move Tuesday, several days after te Kloese apparently started work. Te Kloese joins the Galaxy from the Mexican Football Federation, where he had worked since 2011....

Ex-high school soccer coach sentenced for sex with teen girl

Dec. 11, 2018 1:29 PM EST

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former Ohio high school soccer coach has been sentenced by a West Virginia judge for having a sexual relationship with a player. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports 23-year-old Trent Stanley was ordered Monday to serve three to 15 years in prison on four counts of...

Former Siena basketball coach and AD Bill Kirsch dies at 86

Dec. 11, 2018 12:22 PM EST

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Siena athletic director Bill Kirsch, who guided the school's jump to Division I basketball 42 years ago, has died. He was 86. Kirsch passed away at his home in nearby Rensselaer on Sunday, the school announced. A cause of death was not given. Kirsch, a star at Siena in...