Coaching

UConn head coach Dan Hurley yells from the sideline during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UMass-Lowell, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
December 07, 2018 - 11:12 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley was teaching high school history at St. Benedict's in Newark, New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when he looked out the window and saw smoke rising from the World Trade Center across the Hudson River in New York. One of Hurley's friends would lose...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2015, file photo, Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze watches his team warmup before an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M in Oxford, Miss. Liberty has hired former Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze to lead its football program. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the Flames have tabbed Freeze as their next coach. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because neither the school nor Freeze has publicly announced the decision. Liberty has scheduled a news conference to "name Liberty's next head football coach" for Friday afternoon, Dec. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
December 07, 2018 - 9:25 am
Liberty has hired former Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze to lead its football program. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the Flames have tabbed Freeze as their next coach. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity because neither the school nor Freeze...
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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly listens during a news conference Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Atlanta. Notre Dame is one of the four teams in the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
December 06, 2018 - 5:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Sitting beside Nick Saban, Lincoln Riley and Dabo Swinney at a gathering of the College Football Playoff coaches, Notre Dame's Brian Kelly referred to his team as "the new kids on the block." The description fit. Saban has guided No. 1 Alabama, the defending champion, to its fifth...
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FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury stands on the field before an NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. Kingsbury has agreed to become Clay Helton’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Southern California, USC announced Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Kingsbury is considered one of the top offensive minds in football despite being fired by Texas Tech on Nov. 25. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
December 05, 2018 - 11:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury was named Clay Helton's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Southern California on Wednesday. Kingsbury is considered one of the top offensive minds in football despite being fired by Texas Tech on Nov. 25. He went 35-40 in six...
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December 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland hired Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley as its football coach Tuesday night, bringing home a familiar presence after the most tumultuous year in the program's recent history. Locksley will take over after a season defined by tragedy and turmoil. Offensive...
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Ohio State NCAA college football head coach Urban Meyer answers questions during a news conference announcing his retirement Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
December 04, 2018 - 3:08 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Urban Meyer walked off the field after Ohio State routed Michigan, he was pondering his future and when to make a decision about when to call it quits. The 54-year-old Meyer, in fact, had been thinking about retiring since the middle of last season. The pain from headaches...
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Gregg Berhalter, the recently-named head coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, speak at a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 04, 2018 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gregg Berhalter says he inherits a U.S. soccer team "with potential," one that needs "direction" and "development" after missing the World Cup for the first time since the 1980s. Berhalter, who spent the past five seasons as coach of Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew, was...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer walks off the field with his wife, Shelley Meyer, early Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, after defeating Northwestern in the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game in Indianapolis. Ohio State won 45-24. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 04, 2018 - 7:28 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's retirement: (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Former Ohio State players are paying tribute to retiring coach Urban Meyer. Ohio State says the 54-year-old Meyer is retiring from coaching and co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will take...
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File-This Oct. 25, 2018, file photo shows Appalachian State head coach Scott Satterfield watches his team warm up before an NCAA college football game against the Georgia Southern, in Statesboro, Ga. A person with knowledge of the situation says Louisville has reached agreement with Satterfield to be the Cardinals next head football coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, on condition on anonymity because neither the school nor Satterfield had publicly announced the decision. Louisville has scheduled a Tuesday afternoon news conference with a “special announcement” about the football program. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
December 03, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Louisville has tabbed Appalachian State's Scott Satterfield to be the Cardinals' next football coach. A person with knowledge of the situation says the school has reached an agreement with Satterfield. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Monday on condition of anonymity because neither the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talks with the media following an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. Rivera will take over defensive play calls from coordinator Eric Washington following the team’s four-game losing streak. The Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke and assistant secondary/cornerbacks coach Jeff Imamura. The moves were announced after Rivera met with new owner David Tepper and general manager Marty Hurney on Monday morning, Dec. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)
December 03, 2018 - 9:56 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Desperate to shake things up amid a four-game losing streak, Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Monday he is taking over defensive playing calling duties In addition to demoting defenisvie coordinator Eric Washington, the Panthers also fired defensive line coach Brady Hoke...
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