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The Latest: Scrambling QB Murray tough to watch for A's

Dec. 11, 2018 6:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 3:39 p.m. Kyler Murray has lots of new fans in the Oakland A's organization, even if they cringe watching the Heisman Trophy winner play quarterback for Oklahoma. The Athletics don't want their most recent first-round...

Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance

Dec. 11, 2018 6:52 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings, still seeking to salvage a season that started with Super Bowl designs, made a last-ditch move to capture a mid-December spark by firing offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. Coach Mike Zimmer made what he called an "extremely difficult decision" on Tuesday...

UNC hires Longo, Galloway, Jones for Mack Brown's staff

Dec. 11, 2018 5:11 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has hired Phil Longo, Lonnie Galloway and Brandon Jones for the staff of new coach Mack Brown. The school announced the hirings Tuesday. Longo will serve as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach after two seasons at Ole Miss, where he was coordinator and...

USC hires Jinks as RBs coach, Kauha'aha'a as D-line coach

Dec. 11, 2018 4:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has hired former Bowling Green head coach Mike Jinks as the Trojans' running backs coach and Chad Kauha'aha'a as their defensive line coach. Head coach Clay Helton announced the latest additions to his revamped staff Tuesday. Jinks spent three seasons as the running...

Gary Andersen returns to Utah State as head coach

Dec. 11, 2018 2:53 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Former Utah State coach Gary Andersen has returned to the Aggies. Andersen previously was Utah State's coach from 2009 to 2012. He replaces Matt Wells, who had taken over the Aggies after Andersen's first stint with the team. Wells was named head coach at Texas Tech last month. Andersen...

Dennis te Kloese named LA Galaxy's general manager

Dec. 11, 2018 2:49 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have hired Dennis te Kloese as their general manager. The five-time MLS champion franchise announced the move Tuesday, several days after te Kloese apparently started work. Te Kloese joins the Galaxy from the Mexican Football Federation, where he had worked since 2011....

Kansas State hires NDSU's Klieman to lead football program

Dec. 11, 2018 8:08 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State hired Chris Klieman of North Dakota State to lead its football program Monday night, passing the reins from retired Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder to someone with three Football Championship Subdivision titles but little Big 12 experience. Klieman was hired to lead the...

Posey could be limited early, should return to 100 percent

Dec. 10, 2018 10:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Buster Posey's recovery from right hip surgery might limit how much the San Francisco All-Star catches during spring training and at the start of the season. Posey had surgery in late August to repair a torn labrum in the hip and remove an impingement. "Certainly with a guy like Buster...

Rick Fox steps down as football coach at Drake

Dec. 10, 2018 9:06 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Fox has resigned after five seasons as football coach at Drake. Fox compiled a 33-22 record with the FCS Bulldogs, including a 7-4 mark this past season, which ended with a 27-24 road loss to then-No. 24 Iowa State. He was 28-12 in Pioneer Football League play. "My wife, Julie,...

The Latest: Rangers claim INF Asuaje off waivers

Dec. 10, 2018 8:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 5:33 p.m. The Texas Rangers have claimed infielder Carlos Asuaje off waivers from San Diego. Asuaje was designated for assignment Friday after spending parts of the past three seasons with the Padres, hitting .240 in...