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Dave Salo to retire as USC swimming coach at end of March

Jan. 16, 2020 6:06 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Salo will retire as Southern California men's and women's swimming coach after 14 years when the season ends in late March, but he will continue coaching Olympic hopefuls who train on the school's campus. Salo said Thursday that after the Tokyo Games end in August he will continue...

San Diego State's Rocky Long retires, replaced by Hoke

Jan. 8, 2020 7:10 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rocky Long-Brady Hoke circle is complete. Long announced his retirement Wednesday as San Diego State's football coach after taking the Aztecs to nine straight bowl games. He was replaced by Hoke, the Aztecs' defensive line coach. Nine years ago, Long was promoted from defensive...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day waits with his players before taking the field for an NCAA college football game against Nebraska, in Lincoln, Neb. A year ago, Day was a relatively unknown Ohio State assistant. This December he's reigning Big Ten coach of the year and is eyeing a national title after leading the Buckeyes to a 13-0 record as the successor to the retiring Urban Meyer. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Year sees Day rise from unknown assistant to celebrity coach

Dec. 24, 2019 12:08 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At a crowded news conference last December, Ryan Day sat next to Ohio State legend Urban Meyer whose sudden decision to retire overshadowed the announcement of Day’s ascension to head coach of the storied program. This December, Day is a celebrity college football coach, the...

Prep football coach Ralph Munger retires after 335 wins

Dec. 13, 2019 12:28 PM EST

ROCKFORD, Mich (AP) — Ralph Munger, one of the most successful high school football coaches in Michigan, is retiring after 335 victories and three state championships. Munger has been coach at Rockford High School, near Grand Rapids, since 1992. He earlier coached the football team at Frankenmuth High...

Police: Teen killed pregnant woman and boyfriend in robbery

Dec. 9, 2019 3:04 PM EST

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta have arrested a teenager, saying he fatally shot two people, including a pregnant 18-year-old, in a drug-related robbery last week. Aljahon Joyner, 17, was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of murder, McDonough police Maj. Kyle Helgerson told...

Coach of team of immigrants that won championship retires

Dec. 3, 2019 10:30 AM EST

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The Lewiston soccer coach who won the state championship with a diverse team including African immigrants is retiring after 37 years. Coach Mike McGraw’s first championship in 2015 were a source of pride for a city that had undergone a dramatic change with the arrival of...

BC soccer coach Ed Kelly retires after 32 years

Nov. 25, 2019 5:00 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College men’s soccer coach Ed Kelly has retired after 32 years. Kelly was the winningest coach in BC history, with a record of 289-239-67. He also spent time at Seton Hall and was one of 15 active coaches with more than 325 career victories. BC’s season ended Sunday...

Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker (2) escapes Paris Ford (12) of Pittsburgh in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Blacksburg Va. Saturday, Nov. 23 2019. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

Hooker's 2 TD passes lead No. 25 Virginia Tech over Pitt

Nov. 23, 2019 8:43 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — There was little for Virginia Tech fans to be disappointed about on Saturday, but coach Justin Fuente put a damper on a festive day when he reaffirmed that Bud Foster planned to retire at season’s end. “I think his mind is pretty made up,” Fuente said, smiling....