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Warriors welcome back coach Steve Kerr from COVID protocols

May. 15, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr is out of the NBA's health and safety protocols and preparing to coach the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals after missing the last three games of the semifinal round against Memphis with COVID-19. Kerr said his symptoms were...

Ex-coach wins appeal over defamation claims against ESPN

May. 13, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court has reinstated a lawsuit by a former college gymnastics coach who claims he was defamed on Twitter by an ESPN reporter linking him to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar and a controversial coach. The 3-0 decision by the state appeals court means...

Huskers confirm suspended assistant coach Chuck Love resigns

May. 13, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska associate head coach Chuck Love, who was suspended with pay three months ago, has left the program. The university's athletic department on Friday confirmed Love's resignation. Nebraska announced Feb. 19 that Love had been suspended but...

Long's calf injury appears relatively minor, Struber says

May. 12, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — American defender Aaron Long's calf injury appears to be relatively minor, according to New York Red Bulls coach Gerhard Struber. The 29-year-old center back left Tuesday night's 3-0 win at D.C. United in a U.S. Open Cup round of 32 match because of calf...

Top programs leaning on boosts from popular transfer portal

May. 12, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

Coach Bruce Pearl and Auburn lost two stars to the NBA from what he considered college basketball's best frontcourt. So, the Tigers did what most college programs are doing: They turned to the transfer portal. Auburn filled the gaping voids left by likely first-round picks Jabari...

Wake Forest fires Jen Hoover as women's basketball coach

May. 11, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

Wake Forest has fired women’s basketball coach Jen Hoover, parting ways with the former Demon Deacons player after 10 seasons. The school announced the move Wednesday evening, with athletics director John Currie pointing to the program’s overall trajectory as well as turnover on...

Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire after 43-year career

May. 11, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa assistant Kirk Speraw will retire on June 30 after 43 years coaching college basketball, head coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. Speraw began his career as a graduate assistant under Lute Olson on Iowa’s 1980 Final Four team and ended it as a...

Kicker's lawsuit could shed light on Meyer's time with Jags

May. 11, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Placekicker Josh Lambo's lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars could uncover more details about former coach Urban Meyer's tumultuous NFL tenure. Lambo's attorney is seeking a host of records pertaining to Meyer's time with the team, including “any...

Maple Leafs beat Lightning, take 3-2 lead in playoff series

May. 11, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jason Spezza stood up in the Toronto locker room in the wake of another disastrous start. The veteran forward — potentially in the midst of a final Stanley Cup shot in his 19th NHL season — spoke about the margin for error getting smaller and smaller against...

Ex-kicker sues Jags, cites Urban Meyer for hostile workplace

May. 10, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL placekicker Josh Lambo has filed a lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars, seeking more than $3.5 million in salary and damages for emotional distress caused by former head coach Urban Meyer. The Tampa Bay Times first reported details of the...