Coaching

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 file photo, Minnesota Lynx's head coach Cheryl Reeve instructs her players during a WNBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Sparks in Los Angeles. Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
September 18, 2019 - 1:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lynx general manager and coach Cheryl Reeve has been chosen WNBA basketball executive of the year after steering the team to a ninth straight appearance in the playoffs despite losing several longtime stars. The award announced Wednesday was based on voting by one...
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Virginia coach Tony Bennett speaks at the start of a celebration of Virginia's NCAA men's basketball title, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in Charlottesville, Va. A banner was raised at John Paul Jones Arena. (Andrew Shurtleff/The Daily Progress via AP)
September 16, 2019 - 12:18 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia men's basketball coach Tony Bennett has declined a pay raise offered by the school and instead asked school officials for additional compensation for his staff and program improvement. University officials said in a news release Monday that Bennett did sign a...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne (11) shoots against the Seattle Storm during the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals, in Fairfax, Va. Delle Donne was named the Associated Press WNBA OPlayer of the Year, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
September 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley is ready to coach the game's best, just not yet. Staley, the U.S. national women's coach and head coach at South Carolina, will leave Monday for Miami for a quick mini-cap before the Americans head to Puerto Rico for the FIBA AmeriCup. It's a 10-team, weeklong...
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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson reacts on the sideline as his team plays against Utah State in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
September 12, 2019 - 11:50 am
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest and North Carolina officials felt Atlantic Coast Conference schools located about 80 miles apart in the same state should not go seven years without playing each other because of scheduling issues created by expansion. So they're doing something never before...
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Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) celebrates after a 45-20 win over Stanford during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 10, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Freshman Kedon Slovis had fans at the Coliseum chanting "We love Slovis!" in the fourth quarter of his debut as USC's starting quarterback. He's just one of several newcomers to make an early impact this season in the Pac-12. Fellow freshman quarterback Jayden Daniels has also shown promise for...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:01 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley had surgery Friday to relieve pain in his neck and upper back. School officials say doctors successfully performed the surgery at the Center for Comprehensive Spine Care in New York. Hurley is expected to be released from the hospital within...
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Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell watches players get ready for the team's NCAA college football game against UCLA on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
September 06, 2019 - 8:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Buckeye Luke Fickell returns to Ohio Stadium for the first time since he took the Cincinnati job in 2016. There are plenty of story lines and Fickell is at the center. The third-year Bearcats coach played five years at Ohio State in the early 1990s and was a member of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016 file photo Eric Stonestreet arrives at the 22nd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Stonestreet plays the part of the bumbling younger brother of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid in a new spoof video that was released in advance of the first game of the regular season. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
September 06, 2019 - 6:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — "Modern Family" star Eric Stonestreet plays the part of the bumbling younger brother of Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid in a new spoof video that was released in advance of the first game of the regular season. The video features Stonestreet as Randy, the owner of a...
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DELETES REFERENCE TO OUDIN BEATING THREE OTHER SEEDED PLAYERS ALONG THE WAY - Retired tennis player Melanie Oudin coaches young players at Windward Lake Club, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Alpharetta, Ga. In 2009, Oudin pulled off four upsets at the U.S. Open, including against Maria Sharapova, to become the youngest quarterfinalist at Flushing Meadows since Serena Williams in 1999. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 05, 2019 - 7:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Melanie Oudin says with a laugh, she still has the shoes. If you followed tennis at all in 2009 or watched even a bit of that year's U.S. Open, you know the ones: size 9½, pink-and-yellow, with the word "BELIEVE" in all caps on the heel. And you know Oudin (oo-DAN'): a 5-foot-6...
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FILE - In this Sept. 31, 2019, file photo, Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis is shown during an NCAA college football game against Fresno State, in Los Angeles. Slovis couldn't believe he woke up last Sunday as Southern California's starting quarterback. With J.T. Daniels out for the season, the freshman backup is improbably in charge when the Trojans face No. 23 Stanford's tough defense. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
September 04, 2019 - 4:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kedon Slovis enrolled early at Southern California this year as an unheralded recruit expected to provide quarterback depth in the seasons ahead. Slovis quietly wanted a whole lot more for himself, and he wanted it to happen a whole lot quicker. He never imagined it quite this...
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