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

Michigan State rallies to hire Tucker away from Colorado

Feb. 12, 2020 8:29 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mel Tucker recalled making $400 a month when he began his career as a graduate assistant at Michigan State, sleeping under his desk hoping to be noticed when coach Nick Saban walked in or out of the building. Two-plus decades later, Tucker is back to lead the Spartans and he...

Benedict College names new head football coach

Feb. 12, 2020 2:06 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Benedict College has officially introduced to the school's community its new head football coach. Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, Benedict's president, and Athletic Director Willie Washington named Chennis Berry to the post on Tuesday. This will be Berry's first head coaching position. For...

Joe Susan returns to Rutgers football coaching staff

Feb. 11, 2020 6:21 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Greg Schiano has added another former Rutgers assistant coach to his Scarlet Knights staff. Schiano announced Tuesday that Joe Susan will serve as special assistant to the head coach. The veteran mentor has more than 40 years of experience at the collegiate level, including nine...

Kentucky Lt. Gov. Coleman gives birth to healthy girl

Feb. 9, 2020 12:37 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman has given birth to a healthy girl. Coleman announced on social media the birth of Evelynne Jeanette Coleman-O'Bryan on Saturday morning, saying she and her family “are blessed to welcome the newest member of #TeamKentucky.” Coleman...

Officials look to increase diversity of teachers

Feb. 8, 2020 3:05 AM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Joseph Headen, a U.S. History, sociology, AP history teacher and head football coach at Susquehanna Township High School in Dauphin County, is in his 23rd year of being an educator. Headen, one of the few black educators in his markedly diversified district, says he got into...

Wisconsin guard Kobe King (23) shoots over the defense of Michigan State forward Gabe Brown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Wisconsin assistant resigns after racial epithet allegation

Feb. 6, 2020 5:12 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin basketball strength and conditioning coach Erik Helland resigned Thursday after being placed on leave for allegedly using a racial epithet in front of Badgers players as he recounted a story from his days in the NBA. The school said it had no evidence Helland had directed...

Panthers' Rhule fills out remainder of coaching staff

Jan. 31, 2020 5:32 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule has filled out the remainder of his coaching staff with a mix of coaches with NFL and college backgrounds. Eleven of the coaches hired Friday previously worked for Rhule while he was at Baylor. The Panthers have named Jake Peetz as quarterbacks coach, Matt...

College football assistant resigns following Hitler comment

Jan. 30, 2020 6:27 PM EST

ALLENDALE, Mich. (AP) — A newly hired coach for a college football team in western Michigan resigned Thursday following his suspension for referring to Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler as a “great leader.” “Morris Berger and Grand Valley State have reached a mutual agreement...

Woman: School district failed to protect her from swim coach

Jan. 30, 2020 4:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman whose former high school swim coach is now imprisoned for sexually exploiting her while she was a member of the swim team is suing a suburban Indianapolis school district, alleging that it failed to protect her from the abuse. John Goelz, a former swim coach at Carmel High...

Ex-Idaho teacher, coach gets 15 years for sexual misconduct

Jan. 29, 2020 5:23 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former Idaho high school teacher and basketball coach was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexual abuse of a student. Jeff Ranstrom, 32, pleaded guilty in November to sexual battery by lewd and lascivious conduct of a child age 16 or 17, The Idaho Statesman reported Tuesday. Ada...