Coaching

Rhode Island's head coach Dan Hurley takes questions during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball first round game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 15, 2018 - 2:42 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Danny Hurley doesn't want to make it about himself. And yet Hurley has been around the game all his life. He knows how these things go. A young(ish) coach with a pedigree and a track record of success gets it going at one level of college basketball, and soon the next level comes...
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Rhode Island's head coach Dan Hurley takes questions during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball first round game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 15, 2018 - 2:16 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Danny Hurley doesn't want to make it about himself. And yet Hurley has been around the game all his life. He knows how these things go. A young(ish) coach with a pedigree and a track record of success gets it going at one level of college basketball, and soon the next level comes...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott gestures while speaking a NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day, in San Francisco. A Pac-12 task force on reforming college basketball is recommending an end to the NBA’s one-and-done rule, allowing players to return to school even after they are drafted, and that the NCAA facilitate access to agents for high school players. The Pac-12 announced the recommendations from its task force on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, and its report has been sent to the NCAA’s commission on college basketball, headed by former Secretary of State and Stanford University Provost Condoleezza Rice. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
March 13, 2018 - 4:31 pm
A Pac-12 task force on reforming college basketball recommends an end to the NBA's one-and-done rule and allowing players the option to return to school after they're drafted. The Pac-12 announced the recommendations from its task force on Tuesday , and its report has been sent to the NCAA's...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum throws during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Keenum plans to sign with Denver when free agency opens Wednesday, March 14, ESPN reported early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
March 13, 2018 - 6:58 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway is looking to free agency for his fix at quarterback following a season in which all three of his drafted QBs fell flat in Denver. After sitting out the playoffs in each of the last two years following their Super Bowl 50 triumph, the Broncos have apparently found...
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March 13, 2018 - 3:49 am
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway is looking to free agency for his fix at quarterback following a season in which all three of his drafted QBs fell flat in Denver. After sitting out the playoffs in each of the last two years following their Super Bowl 50 triumph, the Broncos have apparently found...
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Kansas head coach Bill Self celebrates after winning the NCAA college basketball championship game against West Virginia in the Big 12 men's tournament Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas won 81-70. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
March 12, 2018 - 11:14 am
Kansas, Villanova, Virginia and Xavier — the No. 1 seeds in this year's NCAA Tournament — should remember the Alamo. Especially the Jayhawks. The last time all four No. 1 seeds made it to the Final Four was 10 years ago. That was the last time the NCAA Tournament wrapped up in San Antonio, and the...
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Villanova celebrates after an NCAA college basketball game against Providence in the Big East men's tournament final Saturday, March 10, 2018, in New York. Villanova won 76-66 in overtime. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 11, 2018 - 9:14 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Villanova has a more urgent goal as a No. 1 seed than a Final Four. Try, surviving opening weekend. The Big East Tournament champion Wildcats (30-4) earned yet another top seed in the NCAA Tournament and will open the East Region on Thursday in Pittsburgh against the winner of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Coppin State in Storrs, Conn. UConn has fired Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday, March 10, 2018, it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The school says it would have no further comment until its "disciplinary process" and the ongoing NCAA inquiry are complete. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
March 10, 2018 - 11:08 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie on Saturday, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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March 10, 2018 - 10:50 am
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has fired basketball coach Kevin Ollie, with the team under NCAA investigation and the Huskies having completed their second straight losing season. The university said in a statement Saturday it has "initiated disciplinary procedures" to dismiss him for "just cause." The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017 file photo, former gymnast Rachael Denhollander speaks about Larry Nassar after a plea hearing for Nassar in Lansing, Mich., Nov. 22, 2017. Nassar's serial molestation of hundreds of young female patients, including some who tried in vain to raise concerns with adults, is provoking calls to expand and toughen Michigan's law that mandates certain people to report suspected child abuse to authorities. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
March 10, 2018 - 9:42 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is looking to shore up its law that requires certain people to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities to address gaps that were exposed after disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar admitted to sexually assaulting female athletes. Nassar's victims are...
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