Coaching

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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Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
October 30, 2018 - 9:00 am
Nick Nurse talks about the long route to his first head coaching job in the NBA, the hot start by his Toronto Raptors and how he came up with some creative ways to play defense in the latest edition of PodcastOne Sports Now . The Raptors head coach also describes how he and Kawhi Leonard have been...
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October 28, 2018 - 12:55 pm
Raiders safety Reggie Nelson was benched by coach Jon Gruden for Oakland's game against the visiting Indianapolis Colts. Nelson had played in 82 consecutive regular-season games before being a healthy scratch on Sunday. Left guard Kelechi Osemele also was inactive for Oakland, missing a third...
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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue yells instructions to players in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
October 28, 2018 - 12:35 pm
Tyronn Lue didn't make it through the season's first month without LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired their coach on Sunday and named assistant Larry Drew interim head coach. The Cavaliers are off to a 0-6 start without James, who left Cleveland this summer for the second time in his...
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TCU coach Jamie Dixon answers a reporters question during Big 12 NCAA college basketball media day in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 26, 2018 - 9:51 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Maggie Dixon Classic will be played on the TCU campus where her brother is the men's coach. TCU announced Friday that its women's home game Dec. 2 against Army has been designated the 13th annual Maggie Dixon Classic. The classic honors Maggie Dixon, who died at 28 from...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:27 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — An external investigation of the Maryland football program under coach DJ Durkin has determined that the team "did not have a toxic culture," but was problematic enough to where players feared speaking out. The 198-page report, which was obtained by The Associated Press on...
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen, a prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa, pleaded guilty Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, to sexually exploiting minors and possessing and transporting child pornography. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
October 22, 2018 - 9:58 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Many of the 400 boys who were sexually exploited by an Iowa basketball coach are only learning now what happened to them months or years ago and some have still yet to be identified or contacted, an investigator said Monday. The victims of former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg...
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