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Speed Skating Canada fires coach Crowe after investigation

Apr. 20, 2018 9:03 PM EDT

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Speed Skating Canada has fired national long-track coach Michael Crowe, four months after former American speedskaters claimed he had sexual relationships with athletes while a U.S. coach. The 64-year-old Crowe, from Butte, Montana, was put on leave in January while the organization...

Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

Apr. 20, 2018 5:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace. Bruce embraced the task of following Woody Hayes, and went on to have his own Hall of Fame career. He...

Carolina coach Bill Peters resigns after 4 seasons with club

Apr. 20, 2018 12:41 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bill Peters has not been able to lead the Carolina Hurricanes back to the NHL playoffs and after coming up short following his fourth season with the club, announced Friday that he is resigning. "I feel like this is a good time to move on," Peters said in a statement issued by the...

Carolina Hurricanes say coach Bill Peters has resigned after four seasons

Apr. 20, 2018 12:13 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes say coach Bill Peters has resigned after four seasons.

Cavaliers expect Love to play in Game 3 of Pacers series

Apr. 20, 2018 11:06 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tryonn Lue expects injured forward Kevin Love to play Friday in Game 3 at Indiana. Love hurt his left thumb late in Wednesday's victory that evened the series at 1-1. He did not return but did participate in Friday's morning shootaround with what appeared to be...

Former Iowa coach sentenced for Nebraska sex assault

Apr. 20, 2018 10:17 AM EDT

SIBLEY, Iowa (AP) — A former football coach and teacher accused of sexually assaulting a child in northwest Iowa has been imprisoned for a similar crime in Nebraska. Court records say 39-year-old Kyle Ewinger was sentenced Thursday to 55 to 85 years and credited for 105 days already served. In January a...

Youth baseball director: No player ever in danger

Apr. 20, 2018 9:26 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire youth sports organization investigating a man's allegations that two baseball coaches talked about a plan to hurt his 11-year-old-daughter, the only girl on her team, to force her to quit says no player was ever in danger, but a coach has been dismissed. Matt Glode,...

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

Apr. 20, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news. Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose 67-year-old wife,...

The Latest: Warriors beat Spurs 110-97

Apr. 20, 2018 12:09 AM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Gregg Popovich, whose wife died at 67 (all times local): ___ 11:05 p.m. The San Antonio Spurs have lost to the Golden State Warriors, 110-97 in Game 3 of their best-of-seven NBA playoff series. San Antonio played without coach Gregg Popovich,...

The Latest: Slain teen remembered as gregarious sports star

Apr. 19, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of a 17-year-old in a Los Angeles suburb (all times local): 5 p.m. A 17-year-old who investigators say was fatally stabbed by his teenage friend is being remembered as a gregarious high school sports star who loved to joke with friends. Ray Castellanos was Jeremy...