Sports team management changes

May 23, 2017 - 3:41 am
PIRATES-BRAVES Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, Ender Inciarte had a career-high five hits and the Braves beat Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Monday night. Brandon...
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May 22, 2017 - 9:17 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic have reached for an unknown to fill the role of president of basketball operations. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Magic have agreed to hire Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman to head up the basketball operations. The person, speaking on...
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May 22, 2017 - 9:12 pm
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Former South Carolina quarterback Brandon McIlwain is transferring to California. Golden Bears coach Justin Wilcox said Monday that McIlwain has signed a financial aid agreement and will play football and baseball at Cal. McIlwain played eight games with three starts as a...
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May 22, 2017 - 8:49 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the Orlando Magic have agreed to hire Toronto general manager Jeff Weltman as the new president of basketball operations. The person, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced, said Monday night...
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FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2016, file photo, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez reacts after a penalty during the second half of the teams NCAA college football game against Arizona State, in Tucson, Ariz. The hot seat in college football can be defined as a coach who is danger of being fired if his team does not improve upon last season. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
May 17, 2017 - 2:25 am
Mark Helfrich went into last season with a 33-8 record in three years as Oregon coach and an appearance in the national championship game. He then went 4-8 and was fired. Point is, just about every coach outside of Nick Saban and Urban Meyer can be considered on the hot seat. For this exercise, let...
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Newly hired Buffalo Sabres' General Manager Jason Botterill, center, displays his Sabres jersey at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, May 11, 2017. Botterill is leaving the Pittsburgh Penguins to take over a team that owner Terry Pegula, left, criticized for lacking structure and discipline. At right is Kim Pegula, Terry Pegula wife, (AP Photo/John Wawrow)
May 11, 2017 - 8:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jason Botterill has no second thoughts over leaving the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins while they are in the midst of yet another playoff run. The lure of returning to the Buffalo Sabres, an organization with which Botterill ended his playing career, and opportunity to...
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May 11, 2017 - 11:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jason Botterill is leaving the Pittsburgh Penguins' bid to defend their Stanley Cup title for an opportunity to build the Buffalo Sabres into contenders as general manager. The Sabres hired the Penguins associate GM on Thursday to lead a franchise that owner Terry Pegula...
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May 11, 2017 - 10:19 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres hired Pittsburgh Penguins associate general manager Jason Botterill on Thursday to oversee a franchise that owner Terry Pegula criticized for lacking structure and discipline. Botterill takes over three weeks after Tim Murray was fired, and one day after...
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May 11, 2017 - 10:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have hired Pittsburgh Penguins associate general manager Jason Botterill to oversee a franchise that owner Terry Pegula criticized for lacking structure and discipline. Botterill takes over three weeks after Tim Murray was fired, and one day after Pittsburgh...
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This Feb. 7, 2016 photo shows Carolina Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane, left, and cornerback Josh Norman, right, greeting one another prior to action vs the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The Buffalo Bills hired Beane to fill their general manager vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean McDermott's growing influence over team decisions. The Bills announced the move on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
May 09, 2017 - 7:18 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Carolina connection continues for the Buffalo Bills in their offseason front-office overhaul. Panthers assistant general manager Brandon Beane was hired on Tuesday to fill the Bills' GM vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean McDermott's growing...
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