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Saints QB Winston leaves practice with foot 'tweak'

Aug. 08, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Jameis Winston left practice on Monday with what coach Dennis Allen described as an apparent foot injury. "He tweaked his foot a little bit," Allen said after practice. Winston did not receive treatment on the field and...

ETSU hires Brenda Mock Brown as new women's hoops coach

Aug. 08, 2022 14:56 PM EDT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State hired Brenda Mock Brown as the Buccaneers' new women's basketball coach Monday, one week after announcing Simon Harris was being fired over Title IX issues in his lone season. Interim athletic director Richard Sander announced...

Jayhawks' Lance Leipold settled in, optimistic about Year 2

Aug. 08, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lance Leipold first walked into the head coach's office at Kansas, arguably the worst program in Division I football, amid terrible circumstances and during a time of the year that only made everything worse. The Jayhawks were coming off a winless 2020 season...

Alabama No. 1 in preseason coaches' poll; Ohio St. 2, UGA 3

Aug. 08, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

Alabama was voted No. 1 in the preseason USA Today coaches' poll released Monday, with Ohio State second and defending national champion Georgia third. The Associated Press preseason Top 25 will be released Aug. 15. The Crimson Tide received 54 first-place votes from a...

Oklahoma's Gundy resigns after using offensive language

Aug. 08, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

Oklahoma assistant head football coach Cale Gundy announced his resignation Sunday after using offensive language during a film session last week. Gundy, who had been with the program as an assistant since 1999, made the announcement in a social media post on Sunday, and the school...

Michigan names Naurato interim coach after Pearson exit

Aug. 07, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan promoted Brandon Naurato to interim hockey coach for one season on Sunday, two days after cutting ties with coach Mel Pearson following an investigation into the men's program. “We are fortunate to have someone of Brandon...

Collins must back up words with wins to keep job at Ga Tech

Aug. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Geoff Collins has toned down the hokey slogans that were part of his blueprint to build a proud, new brand at Georgia Tech. He seems to realize there's only one thing that really matters. Winning. After three seasons that each produced...

Clemson's Swinney: New perspective for Tigers' camp

Aug. 05, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has taught a lot of lessons the past seven seasons. Along the way, some guidance got lost amidst all that winning. “There are certain things you can't teach on the mountaintop,” Swinney said Friday as the Tigers opened fall camp....

Pro Football Hall of Fame recognizes women's impact

Aug. 05, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy made his way through the the Pro Football Hall of Fame museum on Friday, checking out the memorabilia and bronze busts before stopping to take a picture of Jen Welter’s blue-and-pink jersey to send to his younger sister. “She will love...

Heat, humidity test Freeman's Irish at first practice

Aug. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame coach Marcus Freeman isn't wasting any time. Not with the Irish's season opener against the coach's alma mater coming up on the horizon. Following a two-hour practice Friday morning in hazy, humid conditions, the 36-year-old Freeman told his...