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Getting another chance: Wild, Guerin good match a year later

Aug. 22, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Interviewing for the same job twice in as many years is a rare occurrence in any profession, yet there was Bill Guerin going to Minnesota once again this summer as a candidate for the general manager vacancy. As the Wild delved deeper this time, burned by their previous pick, Guerin...

NFL 2019: Kingsbury, Murray lead Cardinals into new era

Aug. 22, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's first two preseason games might prove a microcosm of what's to come for the franchise in its first season with coach Kliff Kingsbury and quarterback Kyler Murray. In the first contest, the up-tempo offense looked good . The coach was a genius. The quarterback a budding star....

NFL 2019: Eyes on Jones in what could be Eli's final year

Aug. 22, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning is entering a team-record 16th season with the New York Giants and his career in some ways might be coming full cycle. The 38-year-old, two-time Super Bowl MVP is entering the final year of his contract and there is a similarity to his rookie season in 2004. The...

NFL 2019: New era, vibe as Gase, Douglas seek playoff return

Aug. 22, 2019 12:07 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Adam Gase can't stand to lose at anything. The New York Jets coach despises it, even when it comes to practice. So, squaring off every day at training camp against defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has stirred up the competitive juices for both men. And it has turned each...

Wild hire Bill Guerin as new general manager

Aug. 21, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

The Minnesota Wild have hired Bill Guerin, who won two Stanley Cups as a player and two more titles in the front office with the Pittsburgh Penguins, as their new general manager. Guerin was announced Wednesday as the fourth GM in the team's 19-year history, three weeks after predecessor Paul Fenton was fired by...

New coaches at Kansas, K-State are studies in contrast

Aug. 21, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — About the only thing the football programs at Kansas and Kansas State have had in common much of the past three decades is the often desolate stretch of Interstate 70 that connects them. The Jayhawks have the proud tradition of John Riggins and Gale Sayers, yet recent success has been...

Texas Tech's 6th grad transfer is former player for Wells

Aug. 20, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has added another graduate transfer, with former Utah State cornerback Ja'Marcus Ingram joining his former coach in the Big 12 Conference. Ingram went through his first practice with the Red Raiders on Tuesday, 11 days before the season opener. He is immediately eligible to...

Harper homers in third straight game to lead Phillies to win

Aug. 16, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Just like their laid-back new hitting coach, Phillies batters suddenly are relaxed. But they are doing some serious damage. Bryce Harper homered for the third straight game, Roman Quinn and J.T. Realmuto also went deep and Philadelphia's resurgent offense remained red-hot in an 8-4...

Former USC, South Carolina AD Mike McGee dies at 80

Aug. 16, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Southern California and South Carolina athletic director Mike McGee, a former Outland Trophy winner at Duke who hired Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier to lead Gamecocks football, died Friday. He was 80. The University of South Carolina announced McGee's death, while Southern...

ESPN hires former Jaguars, Raiders coach Del Rio as analyst

Aug. 15, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

Jack Del Rio never shied away from giving his opinion as a player and a coach. He isn't about to change his approach as an ESPN analyst. ESPN announced the hiring Thursday of the former Jacksonville Jaguars and Oakland Raiders coach. His first appearance will be Friday on "NFL Live." Del Rio appeared as a guest...