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Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Jan. 28, 2023 02:34 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice, Bo Horvat had a career-high four assists and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night for their second victory in three games under Rick Tocchet. Tocchet took over as coach after Bruce...

McVay, LA Rams hire former Jets OC Mike LaFleur

Jan. 27, 2023 21:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur on Friday to join Sean McVay's quest to fix one of the least productive offenses in the league. LaFleur spent the past two years with the Jets in his first stint as an NFL...

Rahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey in bid for 3rd straight win

Jan. 27, 2023 21:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 on Friday, which is now moving day at Torrey Pines, to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm, ranked No. 3...

Falcons hire defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen from Saints

Jan. 27, 2023 19:18 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons found their new defensive coordinator from an NFC South rival’s coaching staff on Friday by hiring Ryan Nielsen, the former New Orleans Saints co-defensive coordinator. Nielsen replaces Dean Pees, 73, who retired on Jan. 9 following...

US interim coach Hudson will keep working amid uncertainty

Jan. 27, 2023 18:59 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Hudson plans to keep coaching his heart out for the U.S. men's national team until somebody tells him to stop. The interim coach has absolutely no idea when that will happen — or even who that somebody would be, since the U.S. Soccer Federation's...

Wilks 'disappointed, not defeated' over Panthers snub

Jan. 27, 2023 18:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers interim coach Steve Wilks is “disappointed, but not defeated” that he didn’t land the team’s full-time head coaching position. The Panthers announced on Thursday they've agreed to hire Frank Reich as their coach. ...

Iowa State OC Scheelhaase to coach QBs

Jan. 27, 2023 11:13 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said Friday that offensive coordinator Nate Scheelhaase will coach the quarterbacks after position coach Joel Gordon left for South Florida. Scheelhaase, who had coached running backs and receivers since he arrived in Ames in 2018,...

Miami fires offensive coordinator Josh Gattis after 1 season

Jan. 27, 2023 09:16 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami fired offensive coordinator Josh Gattis on Friday, ending the former Broyles Award winner's time with the Hurricanes after only one season. The school announced the move in a one-sentence press release, with no other detail: “Josh Gattis has been...

Analysis: Nick Sirianni won over fans who didn't want him

Jan. 27, 2023 06:01 AM EST

Nick Sirianni is getting his flowers figuratively instead of thrown at his face. The chest-bumping, sideline-prancing, expletive-tossing head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles has won over a tough city that questioned his credentials and mocked his introductory news conference when he...

Dinwiddie scores 36, Mavs top Suns 99-95 after Doncic hurt

Jan. 27, 2023 00:52 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored a season-high 36 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Thursday night despite losing All-Star guard Luka Doncic to a sprained ankle early in the game. Dinwiddie's...