- At Illinois, Smith breaks ground he's broken before Updated: Apr-30-16 2:32 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - When he took over the Chicago Bears in 2004 and again this spring when Illinois hired him, Lovie Smith broke new ground that came with his title. In each case, he was the team's first black head coach.
- Lakers hire Warriors assistant Luke Walton as head coach Updated: Apr-30-16 12:13 am
LOS ANGELES - Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Iowa rehires Kirk Ferentz's son-in-law for staff position Updated: Apr-29-16 6:57 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa has rehired the son-in-law of football coach Kirk Ferentz to a staff position, three years after he departed following questions about nepotism.
- Pirates sign coaches through 2017 season Updated: Apr-29-16 6:28 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Pirates have given their coaches new contracts through the 2017 season.
- Vandy forms search committee as it seeks Balcomb's successor Updated: Apr-29-16 5:05 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Vanderbilt has formed a search committee as it seeks a new women's basketball coach to replace Melanie Balcomb.
- Iowa State's Bill Fennelly, sued by ex-star, defends self Updated: Apr-29-16 4:34 pm
AMES, Iowa - Bill Fennelly defended himself and his coaching style Friday, two weeks after the long-time Iowa State women's basketball coach was sued by a former star player for race discrimination and retaliation.
- Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit Updated: Apr-29-16 4:27 pm
ANAHEIM, California - The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs.
- Accused Williston teacher and coach pleads not guilty Updated: Apr-29-16 10:26 am
WILLISTON, North Dakota - A Williston teacher and coach accused of a sex crime involving an 18-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty.
- Where have the multi-sport high school athletes gone? Updated: Apr-29-16 2:17 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Harrison Heffley played nearly every sport that caught his interest during junior high and high school, from his dominant trade of baseball to basketball, football and even golf.
- NCAA scraps ban on satellite camps; recruiting under study Updated: Apr-28-16 10:30 pm
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and clearing the way for coaches to hold and work at clinics far from their campuses this summer.
- Wild GM: Torchetti a 'very serious candidate' to be coach Updated: Apr-28-16 5:50 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is about to embark on another coaching search, the third of his tenure and a critical one for the immediate future of the team and Fletcher's own standing as the leader in the front office.
- Chattanooga gives extensions to men's, women's hoop coaches Updated: Apr-28-16 5:07 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Chattanooga women's basketball coach Jim Foster has received a one-year contract extension.
- South Carolina's Martin honored in hometown Updated: Apr-28-16 12:29 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin has been honored his hometown of Miami this week.
- State high school HOF naming football exhibit after Osborne Updated: Apr-28-16 12:05 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The football exhibit hall at the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame will be named in honor of former University of Nebraska coach Tom Osborne.
- Hastert judge delivered verbal equivalent of public flogging Updated: Apr-28-16 2:35 am
CHICAGO - When he sentenced Dennis Hastert to more than a year in prison, the judge in the former House speaker's hush-money case delivered the verbal equivalent of a public flogging.
- AP Source: Knicks interview Blatt for coaching job Updated: Apr-27-16 10:07 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks have interviewed former Cleveland coach David Blatt for their head coaching position, a person with knowledge of the details said Wednesday.
- Buckeyes galore in first round of NFL draft. Updated: Apr-27-16 8:59 pm
CHICAGO - Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott will be surrounded by several familiar faces for the first round of the NFL draft.
- Balcomb steps down as Vanderbilt women's basketball coach Updated: Apr-27-16 8:55 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Melanie Balcomb's 14-year tenure as Vanderbilt women's basketball coach is over.
- The Latest: With sentencing Hastert loses teacher pension Updated: Apr-27-16 8:42 pm
CHICAGO - The Latest on the sentencing of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (all times local):
- Mavericks' goaltending coach is hired as full-time assistant Updated: Apr-27-16 3:09 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Leigh Mendelson has been hired as an assistant coach for the Omaha hockey team.
- Williston coach, teacher accused of child sex crime Updated: Apr-27-16 1:27 pm
WILLISTON, North Dakota - A high school basketball coach and teacher in Williston is accused of having sexual contact with a girl last December.
- Bohl names Josh Allen starting QB heading into fall camp Updated: Apr-27-16 12:52 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Third-year University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl didn't use many words to describe how the past month of spring football went.
- Serbia fires national team coach Radovan Curcic Updated: Apr-27-16 12:07 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia has fired coach Radovan Curcic, five months after the country's national soccer team failed to qualify for the European Championship.
- Atletico Madrid coach Simeone banned for 3 matches Updated: Apr-27-16 10:49 am
MADRID - Diego Simeone will not be able to coach Atletico Madrid for the remaining three matches of the Spanish league season as his team fights with Barcelona for the title.
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Apr-27-16 5:25 am
The Aurora Sentinel, April 20, on Colorado schools having Native American mascots and names: