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Red Sox hire Jerry Narron as Roenicke's bench coach

Feb. 22, 2020 6:37 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have named Jerry Narron to be bench coach under interim manager Ron Roenicke. Roenicke and chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom announced the hiring Saturday. The 64-year-old Narron has spent 32 years as a player and coach in the majors and was previously Boston's...

Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Karl Dorrell promoted to assistant head coach by Dolphins

Feb. 20, 2020 9:37 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Karl Dorrell has been promoted to assistant head coach by the Miami Dolphins, who also announced the hiring of three assistants Thursday. The Dolphins hired Gerald Alexander as defensive backs coach, Anthony Campanile as linebackers coach and Lemuel Jeanpierre as assistant offensive line coach...

Michigan State hires Jay Johnson as offensive coordinator

Feb. 20, 2020 9:34 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jay Johnson followed head coach Mel Tucker and fellow assistant Chris Kapilovic to Michigan State from Colorado, joining the Spartans on Thursday as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Johnson filled roles last season at Colorado under Tucker. The Spartans hired Tucker...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words.
“Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said repeating Beilein's message.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Bickerstaff picks up pieces after Beilein leaves Cavaliers

Feb. 20, 2020 3:21 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words. "Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said, repeating Beilein's final message. That's Bickerstaff's...

Mel Tucker, Michigan State's new football coach, speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

Michigan State adds Courtney Hawkins as wide receivers coach

Feb. 19, 2020 11:24 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has hired Courtney Hawkins as wide receivers coach. Spartans coach Mel Tucker announced the addition to his new staff on Wednesday. Hawkins was the head coach and athletic director at Flint Beecher High School in Michigan, where he played receiver before going on...

FILE - In this Friday, May 24, 2019 file photo, Jill Ellis, coach of the United States women's national soccer team, speaks to reporters during a news conference in New York. Newly hired American men's soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned nearly as much from the U.S. Soccer Federation in the fiscal year ending last March 31 as women's counterpart Jill Ellis. Ellis, who took over as women's coach in May 2014, had compensation of $390,409 in the fiscal year. She went on to lead the Americans to their second straight World Cup title, was voted FIFA Women's Coach of the Year, then left in October. Any bonus she earned as a result of the title likely will be listed on the next year's tax return. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Berhalter made almost as much as Ellis in his 1st few months

Feb. 19, 2020 8:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — American men’s soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned nearly as much from the U.S. Soccer Federation in his first four months than women’s counterpart Jill Ellis took home in 12. Berhalter, hired on Dec. 2, 2018, had compensation of $304,113 from the USSF in the year ending last...

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach John Beilein gives instructions to players in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Cleveland. Cavaliers first-year coach John Beilein will end a rough season by stepping down after 54 games, according to multiple reports Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Beilein resigns as coach, says emotional goodbye to Cavs

Feb. 19, 2020 8:56 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — John Beilein stood in front of the Cavaliers and emotionally explained why he's leaving. This was goodbye. But even on his way out, the admired coach gave his players one last lesson. He showed them honesty, dignity and vulnerability. He admitted the losing had beaten him. Beilein...

John Beilein has resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after less than a season

Feb. 19, 2020 5:25 PM EST
CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein has resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers after less than a season.
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred takes questions about the Houston Astros during a news conference at the Atlanta Braves' spring training facility Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in North Port, Fla. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Player discipline possible for future sign-stealing offenses

Feb. 19, 2020 1:04 AM EST

Major league players could be punished for future sign-stealing violations in the wake of the Houston Astros' scandal that only resulted in discipline for managers, coaches and executives. Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark both said Tuesday that MLB and the players' association are discussing...