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Granderson homers, Marlins tag Scherzer in 9-3 win over Nats

Apr. 20, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Less than 24 hours after firing their hitting coach, the Miami Marlins broke out against one of baseball's best pitchers. Curtis Granderson homered and the Marlins roughed up Max Scherzer in beating the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night to win a series for the first time this season....

Mississippi Valley hires former NBA player Lindsey Hunter

Apr. 20, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Valley State has hired former NBA player and coach Lindsey Hunter as basketball coach. The school announced Hunter's hiring on its athletics website Saturday. Hunter is a Mississippi native and was a star at Jackson State before a 17-year NBA career with the Detroit...

Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

Apr. 20, 2019 3:21 AM EDT

Rod Brind'Amour does not think what he is doing is anything special. Brind'Amour not only has the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs in his first season as coach but has made the necessary adjustments to tie their series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals at two games apiece. Along...

Mike Pagliarulo fired as Marlins' hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, who rank last in the majors in runs. Pagliarulo had been with the team since 2017. Assistant hitting coach Jeff Livesey was promoted to interim head hitting coach, and Eric Duncan was made the assistant hitting coach....

Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

Apr. 19, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial. U.S. District Court judge Edgardo Ramos ruled Friday that Miller and Wade were not relevant to the bribery trial that starts Monday. The two coaches had been...

St. John's hires Mike Anderson as basketball coach

Apr. 19, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After a meandering search, St. John's finally settled on Mike Anderson as its new basketball coach. Anderson was hired Friday by the Red Storm after getting fired at Arkansas last month. He also had head coaching stints with Missouri and UAB before leading the Razorbacks to five postseason...

Charleston hires Lamar's Harmony as women's basketball coach

Apr. 19, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Robin Harmony has left Lamar to become the women's basketball coach at College of Charleston. The school announced the move Friday. Harmony went 115-66 in six seasons at Lamar, including an 83-25 mark against Southland Conference competition. Harmony won three Southland Conference...

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes diagnosed with cancer

Apr. 19, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer that was discovered after a recent emergency appendectomy. Hughes said in a video released by the team Friday that a treatment plan is still being finalized by doctors at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle...

R.C. Slocum named interim Texas A&M athletic director

Apr. 19, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Former Texas A&M football coach R.C. Slocum has been named the school's interim athletic director. Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young announced the appointment in a statement Friday. The 74-year-old Slocum steps into the vacancy left by Scott Woodward, who...

Plenty of coaching changes around SEC during offseason

Apr. 19, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There has been plenty of coaching turnover in the Southeastern Conference this offseason, just not involving any head coaches. This will be the first year since 2006 that the SEC begins a season with no new head coaches. But despite the continuity at the top, there has been nearly a...