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This Oct. 8, 2006 photo shows Tom Vint, who covered the dominant Nebraska football teams of the 1980s and '90s as an Associated Press sports writer. Vint died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, after a monthlong battle with COVID-19, his daughter Mandy Troia said. He was 72. Vint retired from the AP after 25 years working in multiple roles in the Omaha bureau.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Tom Vint, retired AP sports writer, dies of COVID-19 at 72

Sep. 2, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As much as Tom Vint loved writing about sports, he might have loved playing and coaching sports more. Vint, who covered the dominant Nebraska football teams of the 1980s and '90s as an Associated Press sports writer, died Wednesday after a monthlong battle with COVID-19, his daughter...

FILE - In this May 26, 2013, file photo, North Carolina head coach Mike Fox takes the field to accept the championship trophy following UNC's 4-1 win over Virginia Tech in an Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college baseball game in Durham, N.C. UNC announced Friday, Aug. 7 2020, that Fox would retire after 22 seasons at his alma mater that included seven trips to the College World Series. Longtime assistant Scott Forbes is taking over the program. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Fox retires as Tar Heels baseball coach; Forbes takes over

Aug. 7, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series, with the school promoting longtime assistant Scott Forbes to take over the program. The school announced Fox’s decision Friday after 22 seasons at his alma mater. He...

FILE - In this May 29, 2008, file photo, UC Irvine coach Mike Gillespie answer questions during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb. Gillespie, who played on and coached College World Series title teams with Southern California, died Wednesday July, 29, 2020. He was 80. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Mike Gillespie, coach of College World Series teams, dies

Jul. 29, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Gillespie, who played on and coached College World Series title teams with Southern California, died Wednesday. He was 80. He died in Irvine following complications from recent lung issues and a stroke, according to USC, which spoke to his son Mitch. Gillespie was an...