Coaching

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, front right, runs off the field following an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Indianapolis. The Colts won 22-13. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
December 31, 2017 - 6:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts fired coach Chuck Pagano on Sunday, less than two hours after they ended a 4-12 season with a 22-13 victory over Houston. Team owner Jimmy Irsay made the announcement in a statement, wishing Pagano and his wife well in the future. The move comes after Indy...
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North Carolina State guard Garrett Bradbury hoists teammate Nyheim Hines following Hines' first-half touchdown against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 9:13 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — North Carolina State's offense came up big in a Sun Bowl matchup that was supposed to be about defense. Nyheim Hines had three of North Carolina State's Sun Bowl-record six rushing touchdowns to help the Wolfpack beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday. Hines' three scoring runs...
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North Carolina State guard Garrett Bradbury hoists teammate Nyheim Hines following Hines' first-half touchdown against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 8:57 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — North Carolina State's offense came up big in a Sun Bowl matchup that was supposed to be about defense. Nyheim Hines had three 5-yard touchdown runs to help North Carolina State beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday. "It just really goes to show how great our offensive line is,"...
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North Carolina State guard Garrett Bradbury hoists teammate Nyheim Hines following Hines' first-half touchdown against Arizona State in the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 7:40 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Nyheim Hines had three 5-yard touchdown runs to help North Carolina State beat Arizona State 52-31 on Friday in the Sun Bowl. Hines finished with 72 yards on 16 carries for North Carolina State (9-4). The Wolfpack played in their fourth consecutive bowl game and sixth in seven...
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield takes a breather after he participated in drills during a short segment of Rose Bowl practice that was open to the media, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in Carson, Calif. Oklahoma plays Georgia in a semifinal of the College Football Playoff on New Year's Day. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
December 29, 2017 - 6:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Usually, the Heisman Trophy winner is able to keep it together during his acceptance speech long enough to get through most of the thank yous and shout outs. Right up until it's time to acknowledge the family. That is generally when the voice starts cracking and the tears start...
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New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaks after being introduced during a news conference, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 29, 2017 - 5:17 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dave Gettleman is going right to work as the New York Giants' general manager. There is plenty to fix with a team that has two wins entering the final weekend of the season, starting with finding a new head coach. There is not a lot of time to waste, either. With the...
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File- This Sept. 29, 2017, file photo shows Minnesota Lynx head coach Cheryl Reeve gesturing during the second half in Game 3 of the WNBA basketball finals against the Los Angeles Sparks, in Los Angeles. The Lynx have signed Reeve to a multiyear contract extension and made her general manager of the four-time WNBA champions. Reeve's record in eight seasons with the Lynx is 195-77, winning titles in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. During the 11 years before Reeve's arrival, the Lynx made the playoffs only twice. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
December 28, 2017 - 1:53 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx have signed coach Cheryl Reeve to a multiyear contract extension and made her general manager of the four-time WNBA champions. Reeve's record in eight seasons with the Lynx is 195-77, winning titles in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017. During the 11 years before Reeve...
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Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar, top right, holds the trophy next to teammates after their 38-35 win over Arizona during the Foster Farms Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 28, 2017 - 1:39 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Sindelar threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining and Purdue capped coach Jeff Brohm's first season in dramatic style with a 38-35 victory over Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night. "It's huge," Sindelar said. "It sets...
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Purdue quarterback Elijah Sindelar, left, throws against Arizona during the first half of the Foster Farms Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 28, 2017 - 12:24 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Elijah Sindelar threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Mahoungou with 1:44 remaining and Purdue capped coach Jeff Brohm's first season in dramatic style with a 38-35 victory over Arizona in the Foster Farms Bowl on Wednesday night. The Boilermakers (7-6) had squandered...
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Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder, right, accepts the trophy after defeating UCLA 35-17 during an NCAA college football Cactus Bowl game, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
December 27, 2017 - 1:57 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Bill Snyder stood on a makeshift stage in the middle of a baseball stadium with a roof, a sparkling trophy at his side depicting a football sailing through cactus uprights. If this was the end of his storied coaching career at Kansas State, it sure was a great way to go out. Alex...
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