Coaching

University of Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett answers questions with his Associated Press Coach of the Year trophy during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 30, 2018 - 2:36 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett had hoped to be here this weekend with a No. 1 seed preparing to play his team's first Final Four in 34 years. Instead, he found himself trying to reconcile a terrific four-plus months — good enough to bring him here to collect the trophy as The...
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Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw speaks after she was named The Associated Press women's basketball Coach of the Year at the NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
March 29, 2018 - 6:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw called this the toughest year of her Hall of Fame career. Having four players go down for the season with ACL injuries will do that. She still won The Associated Press women's basketball Coach of the Year on Thursday after getting the Irish to a...
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Kansas's Udoka Azubuike answers questions after a practice session for the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 29, 2018 - 5:58 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Udoka Azubuike's mom will get to see him play for the first time since he left Nigeria six years ago. U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder of Kansas said Thursday that Azubuike's mother, Florence, had her visa...
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University of Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett answers questions with his Associated Press Coach of the Year trophy during a news conference at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
March 29, 2018 - 3:37 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Virginia coach Tony Bennett and his players have moved past the shock of their improbable loss to UMBC. Now it's about building off lessons learned. Bennett was named The Associated Press men's...
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March 29, 2018 - 1:34 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett isn't going to waver from his foundation, whether it's the philosophy that built the Cavaliers into a contender or the big-picture perspective that helps him handle the sting of a historically improbable loss. Both ends of that approach are fully on...
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Australia's coach Darren Lehmann, reacts as he speaks, during a media conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, March 29, 2018. Lehmann says he will quit after the final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
March 29, 2018 - 9:04 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann announced Thursday he would quit after the fourth and final test against South Africa, citing the emotional stress of the ball-tampering scandal. Wiping away tears, he said he made the decision after watching coverage of Steve Smith and...
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Chris Mack addresses the media after he was introduced as Louisville's new head basketball coach during an NCAA college basketball press conference, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
March 28, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Chris Mack understands he has big shoes to fill as Louisville's new men's basketball coach. He also knows he has some turbulent times to overcome. Now that Mack has been officially anointed the man in Louisville, it's on his shoulders to lead the Cardinals back to prominence...
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March 28, 2018 - 10:59 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A former University of Cincinnati volleyball player is suing the school, claiming she was kicked off the team because she posted photos on Instagram that her coach said were "too sexy." Nineteen-year-old Shalom Ifeanyi (ih-fee-YAH'-nee) filed the lawsuit in federal court last week...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel directs the team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest, in Durham, N.C. Pittsburgh is turning to Jeff Capel to turn around its struggling basketball program. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Capel will take over Kevin Stallings, who was fired earlier this month. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not formally announced. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
March 27, 2018 - 2:40 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to Duke's Jeff Capel to rebuild its reeling basketball program. The Panthers hired the former Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma coach and longtime Duke assistant on Tuesday, tasking him with returning Pitt to prominence following two tough years under Kevin...
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New England Patriots head football coach Bill Belichick, right, answers a question from a reporter at the coaches breakfast during the NFL owners meetings, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Images for NFL)
March 27, 2018 - 12:34 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the NFL Meetings (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott says the incident that led to receiver Zay Jones' arrest was "unfortunate" and "disappointing." Jones was arrested in Los Angeles following a naked, bloody argument with his brother...
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