Coaching

Baylor's new head football coach Dave Aranda addresses the media during an NCAA college football news conference, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
January 20, 2020 - 4:52 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head coach. “I could see the togetherness of the team, I could see the toughness of the team,” said Aranda, who as national champion LSU's defensive coordinator saw Baylor on film when...
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Stanford's Kiana Williams (23) drives to the basket past Oregon State's Kennedy Brown (42) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
January 19, 2020 - 6:20 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kiana Williams said Stanford didn't get as rattled this time, sticking to the game plan even when Oregon State took an early lead. Williams scored 17 points and Lexie Hull added 14, and the No. 3 Cardinal outlasted the eighth-ranked Beavers 61-58 on Sunday. Hull also had nine...
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January 19, 2020 - 5:51 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell doesn’t want to talk about his team potentially being ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in over four decades. Caleb McConnell had 10 points and 12 rebounds as Rutgers used a balanced team effort in a 64-56 win over Minnesota on Sunday to...
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LSU fans cheer as players ride on floats during a parade celebrating LSU's NCAA college football championship, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
January 18, 2020 - 7:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of LSU fans wearing purple and gold lined streets near Tiger Stadium and packed a basketball arena for a parade on Saturday honoring the football team's national championship season. A day after visiting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tigers...
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January 18, 2020 - 12:33 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Pacers down Wolves UNDATED (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves received a boost with the return of Karl-Anthony Towns, but it wasn’t enough to get them past the Indiana Pacers. Malcolm Brogdon made a tiebreaking 16-footer with 18 seconds left to help the Pacers earn a 116-114 triumph...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett takes part in a news conference following an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas. A person with direct knowledge of the decision says New York is hiring Garrett to be the Giants offensive coordinator. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, because the team did not immediately announce the move. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
January 17, 2020 - 10:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Garrett is headed to the other side of the Giants-Cowboys rivalry. New York announced Friday night that the former Dallas coach will join new coach Joe Judge's staff as the offensive coordinator. The team also announced the hiring of Patrick Graham as the defensive coordinator...
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January 17, 2020 - 10:34 pm
NBA-SCHEDULE Pacers down Wolves UNDATED (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves received a boost with the return of Karl-Anthony Towns, but it wasn’t enough to get them past the Indiana Pacers. Malcolm Brogdon made a tiebreaking 16-footer with 18 seconds left to help the Pacers earn a 116-114 triumph...
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Mississippi State head coach Ben Howland calls out to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Auburn, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Starkville, Miss. Auburn won 80-68. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
January 17, 2020 - 4:49 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has received a $25,000 fine and a reprimand from the Southeastern Conference for discussing a conversation he had with the league office about the officiating in a loss to LSU last week. SEC officials said Howland violated a league bylaw...
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January 17, 2020 - 9:02 am
NHL-SCHEDULE Ovechkin scores three for Caps in win over Devils UNDATED (AP) — Alex Ovechkin took a stick to the face and put three pucks in the net for a hat trick to lead the Washington Capitals past the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Thursday night. Ovechkin reached 31 goals this season with his 25th...
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January 17, 2020 - 3:39 am
MLB NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before managing even a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball. The Mets announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying Beltrán and the...
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