Coaching

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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Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton speaks during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 23, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 24, 2018 - 8:53 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton could go over $1 million in bonuses earned from the Seminoles' NCAA Tournament run if his team can beat Michigan in the West Region final on Saturday night. Hamilton, who has a base salary of $2.3...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Rhode Island's head coach Dan Hurley takes questions during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball first round game in Pittsburgh. Rhode Island head basketball coach Dan Hurley has agreed to become the head coach at the University of Connecticut. Hurley replaces Kevin Ollie, who was fired earlier this month. UConn made the announcement Thursday morning, March 22, 2018, in a Tweet. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 22, 2018 - 9:10 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Rhode Island basketball coach Dan Hurley has agreed to become the coach at the University of Connecticut. He succeeds Kevin Ollie, who was fired this month. UConn made the announcement Thursday on Twitter. Hurley was 113-82 in six seasons with the Rams, who went 26-8 this year...
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Loyola-Chicago guard Clayton Custer (13) shoots over Tennessee's Jordan Bowden (23) and Jordan Bone (0) and scores in the final seconds of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. The shot helped Loyola to a 63-62 win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 22, 2018 - 2:47 am
Back to the madness of March and the Sweet 16, starring Loyola-Chicago, Kansas State, Syracuse and whatever other underdog you might want to throw in there — maybe Florida State or Texas A&M. For drama, look no further than the South Region, where the top four seeds are home watching the NCAA...
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FILE -In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers center Jared McCann, left, scores a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Sunrise, Fla. A review overturned the initial on-ice ruling of goalie interference and allowed the goal to stand. The league's general managers recommended shifting the decision on a coach's challenge for goalie interference from on-ice officials to the league's situation room in Toronto. The board of governors and NHL/NHL Players' Association competition committee must approve the change for it to go into effect. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
March 21, 2018 - 8:10 pm
Coach's challenges for goaltender interference and the ensuing arguments aren't going away. There will just be a new place to direct the complaints. With the goal of refining the consistency of goalie interference challenges, NHL general managers on Wednesday recommended shifting the decision from...
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FILE -In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Florida Panthers center Jared McCann, left, scores a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Sunrise, Fla. A review overturned the initial on-ice ruling of goalie interference and allowed the goal to stand. The league's general managers recommended shifting the decision on a coach's challenge for goalie interference from on-ice officials to the league's situation room in Toronto. The board of governors and NHL/NHL Players' Association competition committee must approve the change for it to go into effect. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
March 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Coach's challenges for goaltender interference and the ensuing arguments aren't going away. There will just be a new place to direct the complaints. With the goal of refining the consistency of goalie interference challenges, NHL general managers on Wednesday recommended shifting the decision from...
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Texas Tech's Zach Smith (11), Zhaire Smith (2) and Keenan Evans (12), celebrate in the closing seconds of the second half of a second-round game against Florida at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Texas Tech won 69-66. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 11:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans keeps making big plays, extending Texas Tech's season — and his time with second-year head coach Chris Beard. They have another game with the Red Raiders headed to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. Evans, who treats every game like senior night...
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Florida guard Chris Chiozza (11) drives to the basket against Texas Tech guard Niem Stevenson (10) during the first half of a second-round game at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Dallas, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
March 17, 2018 - 11:20 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans keeps making big plays, extending Texas Tech's season — and his time with second-year head coach Chris Beard. They have another game with the Red Raiders headed to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. Evans, who treats every game like senior night...
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Duke's Grayson Allen, right, celebrates making a three-point shot with Marvin Bagley III, left, and Wendell Carter Jr, center, during the first half of an NCAA men's college basketball tournament second-round game against Rhode Island, in Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 17, 2018 - 6:13 pm
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 6:10 p.m. Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni has a strong opinion about whether the Thundering Herd is worthy of playing West Virginia annually. The annual in-state rivalry ended a few years ago, making it all that more juicy that...
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