Coaching

Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall walks the sidelines late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Houston. Houston won the game 73-59. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
January 21, 2018 - 5:22 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Wichita State has hit its first bump in its new American Athletic Conference home. Coach Gregg Marshall now gets a chance to see how his seventh-ranked Shockers handle it. The Shockers were one of five AP Top 25 teams to lose twice this week, joining No. 4 Oklahoma and No. 8...
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January 21, 2018 - 8:48 am
TENNIS-AUSTRALIAN OPEN Dimitrov puts an end to Australia's hopes MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov (GREE'-gohr DIH'-mih-trahv) has reached the Australian Open quarterfinals for the third time and put the last local hope out of the season-opening major with a 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6 win over...
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Washington State quarterback Luke Falk cries during a candlelight memorial service for fellow quarterback Tyler Hilinski, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski, a sophomore, committed suicide earlier in the week. (Kai Eiselein/Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 7:49 pm
Washington State coach Mike Leach said Saturday there were no outward signs that would have alarmed coaches or teammates before Tyler Hilinski took his own life. A day after an emotional vigil on the Washington State campus that included Hilinski's family and teammates, Leach spoke on a conference...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Tennessee Titans have finished interviewing Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, the first candidate for their head coach opening. The Titans announced they concluded the interview early Thursday afternoon, Jan. 18, 2018. Tennessee is looking to replace Mike Mularkey, fired Monday after he went 21-22 and won the franchise’s first playoff game in 14 years. Vrabel is coming off his first season as defensive coordinator for the Texans. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
January 20, 2018 - 7:46 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans hired Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel as their new coach in a fast search that wrapped up after three interviews and just five days after firing Mike Mularkey. The Titans announced Saturday they have agreed to terms with Vrabel. A news...
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January 20, 2018 - 4:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has promoted Bryan Ellis and Keary Colbert to full-time jobs as assistant coaches. USC coach Clay Helton announced the moves Saturday. Ellis is the Trojans' new quarterbacks coach, while Colbert will coach their tight ends and inside receivers. Ellis and...
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January 20, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Jan. 21 1921 — Kenesaw Mountain Landis takes office as baseball's commissioner. 1947 — Carl Hubbell, Frank Frisch, Mickey Cochrane, and Lefty Grove are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 1953 — Dizzy Dean and Al Simmons are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, Canada goalie Genevieve Lacasse (31) saves a shot by United States' Alex Carpenter (25) as Canada's Jocelyne Larocque (3) defends during the first period of a hockey game in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados is going for her third gold and Lacasse won her first in 2014. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 20, 2018 - 2:40 am
Four years is a long time to wait for a second chance. For some, the chance for golden redemption has been much longer. The United States women's hockey team has not won Olympic gold since the sport was added to the games in 1998. The Americans have since watched their biggest rival — Canada — take...
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January 19, 2018 - 11:57 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Willie Taggart has completed his coaching staff with the announcement of five new hires on Friday, including an offensive coordinator. Walt Bell, who has been at Maryland the past two seasons, will be the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He...
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