Coaching

FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville, back, looks down after his team gave up a power-play goal against the Colorado Avalanche inthe second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. The Blackhawks have fired three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 06, 2018 - 3:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a big season for him. "I only think we're in the winning business and we better win," Quenneville said on the first day of...
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Ottawa Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond, front, and Senators forward Matt Duchene skate past each other during NHL hockey practice in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players, including Duchene, trashing the team and assistant coach Raymond during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization that’s been riddled with it recently. The players have since apologized to the team and coach. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 10:06 am
Seven players from the Ottawa Senators have apologized after a video surfaced showing them insulting the team and an assistant coach during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for the organization. The video shows the players discussing their ineffective penalty kill and mocking assistant...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, filer photo, Los Angeles Kings coach John Stevens gestures to his team during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver. Stevens has been fired by the struggling Kings just 13 games into his second season in charge. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 04, 2018 - 1:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins will be the Kings' interim head coach for the rest of the regular season, general manager Rob Blake said. Los Angeles also fired assistant...
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Kansas head coach David Beaty yells to his team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
November 04, 2018 - 11:27 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has fired football coach David Beaty, effective at the end of the season, ending a three-plus year tenure marked by modest improvement but just a handful of wins. Kansas (3-6) has three games left to play against Kansas State, No. 6 Oklahoma and No 15 Texas. News that...
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Maryland players kneel and honor their deceased teammate Jordan McNair (79) before an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Gary Cameron)
November 03, 2018 - 2:08 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A tumultuous week for Maryland ended with a sobering defeat. Michigan State capped a rough stretch for the unsettled Terrapins football program, using a stout defensive performance to secure a 24-3 victory on Saturday. The Terrapins (5-4, 3-3 Big Ten) managed only 100 yards...
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. A lawsuit, filed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of Stephen, a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
November 03, 2018 - 11:38 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in state court by law firm Grefe & Sidney...
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FILE - This is 2018 file photo, shows third base coach Chris Woodward of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team in Glendale, Ariz. The Texas Rangers have hired Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward as their manager, six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
November 03, 2018 - 10:32 am
Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward was hired as manager of the Texas Rangers on Saturday six weeks after Jeff Banister was fired. He received a three-year contract with a club option for 2022, the Rangers said. He is to be introduced at news conference Monday. Woodward inherits a...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin stands on the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Towson in College Park, Md. The University System of Maryland's board of regents announced Tuesday their recommendation that Durkin retain his job. Durkin has been on paid administrative leave since August, following the death of a player who collapsed during practice and an investigation of bullying by the Maryland coaching staff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
October 31, 2018 - 5:40 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — DJ Durkin's return as Maryland's football coach lasted one day. Durkin was fired Wednesday evening, just over 24 hours after being reinstated by the school. Instead of resolving the issues facing the flawed program, the decision by the University System of Maryland board of...
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University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference following the board of regents' recommendation that football head coach DJ Durkin retain his job, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, in Baltimore. Durkin has been on paid administrative leave since August, following the death of a player who collapsed during practice and an investigation of bullying by the Maryland coaching staff. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
October 30, 2018 - 4:30 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — DJ Durkin is poised to return as head of a splintered Maryland football program, heading back to the sideline following multiple investigations involving the death of a player and bullying by the coaching staff. Not everyone is happy about the University System of Maryland board of...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw is seen on the sidelines during the first half against Mississippi State in the final of the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Columbus, Ohio. It’s been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. There were award ceremonies, a trip to the ESPYs and Ogunbowale’s appearance on “Dancing with the Stars”. Now with the season beginning in a little over a week, the Irish are focused on the new task at hand and not concerned with defending the title. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
October 30, 2018 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy few months for Muffet McGraw and her Notre Dame Fighting Irish after they won the national championship in April on a last-second shot by Arike Ogunbowale. There were award ceremonies, a trip to the ESPYs and Ogunbowale's appearance on "Dancing with the Stars." Now...
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