Coaching

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2018, file photo, then-Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie watches during the first half the team's NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut and former coach Ollie have been notified by the NCAA of alleged recruiting and other violations during his tenure at the school. The notice of allegations, released Friday night, Sept. 28, by UConn with the names of recruits redacted, includes numerous charges, including unethical conduct by Ollie for allegedly provided false or misleading information about video calls to a recruit from two former UConn stars, Hall of Famer Ray Allen and San Antonio Spurs guard Rudy Gay. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
September 29, 2018 - 9:56 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has opened basketball practice under new coach Dan Hurley a day after being notified by the NCAA of alleged recruiting and other violations during Kevin Ollie's tenure at the school. Hurley says he's aware of the allegations and trusts the judgment of the administration...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods makes a touchdown catch in front of Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr during the second half in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 28, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been built around a stifling defense since Mike Zimmer was hired as head coach. That foundation has developed a frightening amount of cracks, one-fourth of the way through Zimmer's fifth season. The Vikings allowed 456 passing yards in their 38-31 loss...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff passes against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half in an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
September 27, 2018 - 11:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff turned a phenomenal first half into the biggest game of his career, and it was still just barely enough to beat Kirk Cousins. Goff passed for career highs of 465 yards and five touchdowns, winning a scintillating duel with his Minnesota counterpart and leading the...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2010, file photo, UCLA gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field, right, congratulates a member of her team after they won the NCAA gymnastics championships, in Gainesville, Fla. Longtime UCLA women’s gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field’s 29th season leading the Bruins will be her last. Kondos Field says she is retiring next spring to explore other pursuits, ending a remarkable run in which she’s led UCLA to seven national titles. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, FIle)
September 20, 2018 - 8:59 am
Longtime UCLA women's gymnastics coach Valorie Kondos Field is making her 29th season her last. Kondos Field says she is retiring next spring to explore other pursuits. Her decision ends a remarkable run in which she's led the Bruins to seven national titles, including a narrow victory over...
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin meets with reporters after an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
September 18, 2018 - 12:39 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin doesn't like talking about the way his players use social media. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach would prefer to stick to football. Antonio Brown, however, isn't giving his boss much choice. Tomlin said he plans to speak to the All-Pro wide receiver "directly" after...
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Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden answers questions during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. Los Angeles won the game 33-13. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 13, 2018 - 4:37 am
New coach. Familiar results. Teams with a new man in charge went 0-7 in Week 1, the worst start by a group of new head coaches in NFL history. The previous worst was 0-6 in 2001. It took Aaron Rodgers coming back from a knee injury and leading the Packers back from a 20-0 deficit to spoil Matt Nagy...
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Rick Welts speaks during induction ceremony into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
September 07, 2018 - 8:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The latest on the Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Wayne Gretzky made an appearance at a different Hall of Fame on Friday night — in the video introducing fellow Canadian Steve Nash. The hockey great credited Nash with spreading the...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Argentina's head coach Diego Maradona yells from the sidelines of the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Mexico at Soccer City in Johannesburg, South Africa. The soccer coach of Mexico's Dorados de Sinaloa soccer team, Francisco Ramirez, was fired on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, and Maradona has been named the team's new coach, according to Jose Antonio Nunez. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
September 06, 2018 - 5:32 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The president of the second-tier Mexican soccer club Dorados of Sinaloa says Argentine great Diego Maradona has been hired as the team's coach. Club president Jose Antonio Nunez confirmed Maradona's hiring without providing details of his contract. The club's Twitter account also...
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New York Giants special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey leaves after speaking to the media in East Rutherford, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. McGaughey has been doing more in the offseason than getting the Giants’ special teams ready for the opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 45-year-old coordinator has undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer that strikes roughly 8,000 people in the United States annually. (AP Photo/Tom Canavan, File)
September 06, 2018 - 1:50 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Thomas McGaughey has been doing more in the offseason than getting the New York Giants' special teams ready for the opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 45-year-old coordinator has been undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer that strikes roughly 8,000...
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September 06, 2018 - 12:41 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The next U.S. soccer coach will be announced by the end of the year, possibly ahead of November exhibitions against England and Italy. The coach will have to move to Chicago, work out of the federation's office and speak English. Former American midfielder Earnie...
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