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Report: Ex-Florida coach Newbauer abused players, assistants

Sep. 27, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida women’s basketball coach Cam Newbauer verbally abused players, assistants and staff members, creating a toxic environment that athletic department officials seemingly failed to fix for years, according to a report by The Independent Florida...

Campbell blames lack of communication for Lions' loss

Sep. 27, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell watched the film of Sunday's 19-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens and there was one thing he wasn't seeing. On too many plays, including Lamar Jackson's 36-yard pass to Sammy Watkins on fourth-and-19 in the final 30 seconds,...

Udoka misses Celtics media day, to be ready for camp

Sep. 27, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

CANTON, Mass. (AP) — Ime Udoka will have to wait one more day to get together with his new team. The Boston Celtics head coach tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 this month and was in his last day of isolation when the team convened for media day on...

Failed flea-flicker dooms Jags, leads to 18th straight loss

Sep. 27, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer admittedly had reservations about the trick play even though he didn't overrule it. It turned out to be an epic failure that led to Jacksonville's 18th consecutive loss. "It’s going...

Ex-USC soccer coach tells of faking athletic credentials

Sep. 27, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California testified Monday during the first trial in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal that she regularly created fake athletic profiles with exaggerated accomplishments coupled with images...

Auburn fires wide receivers coach Cornelius Williams

Sep. 26, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has fired first-year wide receivers coach Cornelius Williams four games into the season. Spokesman Kirk Sampson confirmed the firing Sunday evening, a day after the 22nd-ranked Tigers had to rally in the final minute to beat Georgia State. ...

Falcons give Smith first win, beat Giants on Eli's day

Sep. 26, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After three games and a lot of ugly football, Arthur Smith finally picked up his first win as an NFL coach and his first game ball, courtesy of Matt Ryan. As far as celebratory dancing in the Falcons' locker room after their last-second...

SMU's Dykes apologizes to TCU over postgame flag scuffle

Sep. 26, 2021 09:48 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — SMU coach Sonny Dykes reiterated his respect for TCU and apologized for any attempt by his players to plant a flag at midfield after a brief scuffle broke out following the Mustangs' 42-34 victory at the home of the Horned Frogs. ...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Clemson falls during frenetic afternoon

Sep. 26, 2021 09:45 AM EDT

For about 45 minutes late Saturday afternoon, college football was on overload. North Carolina State went from agony to ecstasy against No. 9 Clemson. Baylor stopped a 2-point conversion to upset No. 14 Iowa State. No. 16 Arkansas finished off No. 7 Texas A&M to claim...

Saints to remain down 3 assistant coaches at New England

Sep. 24, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielson, defensive assistant Brian Young and offensive assistant Dan Roushar will not attend New Orleans' game at New England on Sunday because of COVID-19 protocols, the club announced Friday. It will be the second straight missed game...