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Timberwolves fire basketball ops boss Rosas after 2 seasons

Sep. 22, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves fired president of basketball operations Gersson Rosas on Wednesday, less than a week before training camp in yet another change in leadership for this long-languishing franchise. Owner Glen Taylor announced that the...

Blues promote Peter Chiarelli, Ken Hitchock returns

Sep. 22, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stanley Cup-winning general manager Peter Chiarelli has been promoted to vice president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues, who also brought back Ken Hitchcock as a coaching consultant. Former VP of hockey operations Dave Taylor is now senior...

New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions

Sep. 21, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent...

New coaching staff but same old problems for the Chargers

Sep. 20, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers have a new coaching staff, but many of the same problems that plagued them under previous regimes cropped up again in Sunday's 20-17 loss the Dallas Cowboys. Twelve penalties, struggles in the red zone and not being able to get off the field on...

Eagles coach Nick Sirianni questions his own play-calling

Sep. 20, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Sirianni’s version of the “Philly Special” was futile. The Philadelphia Eagles blew a chance to start 2-0 mainly due to questionable play-calling, including the new coach’s attempt to use a variation of the old coach’s famous play...

Saints downplay impact of missing coaches in 26-7 defeat

Sep. 19, 2021 20:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sure, the New Orleans Saints were short-handed on Sunday. They were without eight assistant coaches because of COVID-19 concerns and seven projected starters because of injuries, but coach Sean Payton said that’s no excuse for the team’s...

Freshman QB Dart leads USC over Washington State 45-14

Sep. 19, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as Southern California rebounded from last weekend's tough loss to Stanford, and the subsequent firing of coach Clay Helton, with a 45-14 victory over Washington State on Saturday. ...

Lakers add Fizdale, Lucas III to Vogel's coaching staff

Sep. 15, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Knicks head coach David Fizdale has joined his hometown Los Angeles Lakers as the lead assistant coach on Frank Vogel's staff. The Lakers also hired John Lucas III as an assistant coach and named Roger Sancho their head athletic trainer...

Pats' O-line poised to keep pressure off Mac Jones vs. Jets

Sep. 15, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is going to be tested by opposing defenses this season. That’s just the way life goes for rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s a reality not lost on members of the Patriots’ offensive line. “As a rookie,...

Pac-12 has 3 undefeated teams, lowest among Power 5 leagues

Sep. 14, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — For their 2-0 start, Chip Kelly and the UCLA Bruins will appear on “prime time” this weekend. “In the Philippines,” the Bruins coach cracked about a 10:45 p.m. Eastern kickoff Saturday against Fresno State. “So let’s put on a good show for the...