Coaching

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, South Korea's Shim Suk-hee, left, competes with Canadas' Kim Boutin during the women's 1,500 meter final race at the ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating competition in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's skating authorities said on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, they've suspended a national team coach for allegedly beating Olympic short track speed staking champion Shim. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
January 18, 2018 - 11:53 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's skating authorities have suspended a national team coach for allegedly beating Olympic short track speedskating champion Shim Suk-hee. The Korea Skating Union on Friday said Shim left a national team training center for two days this week after she was...
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January 18, 2018 - 10:31 pm
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Named Jim Kaat special assistant. TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Curt Casali, OF Jose Cardona and RHP Tayler Scott on minor league contracts. National League CHICAGO CUBS — Named Jacob Cruz minor league hitting coordinator, Brendan Sagara minor...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2015, file photo, Carolina Panthers assistant head coach Steve Wilks watches players warm up during NFL football team's training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. Wilks was the second coaching candidate the Tennessee Titans interviewed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, as they kicked off their search for a new head coach. The Titans earlier interviewed Mike Vrabel, Houston's defensive coordinator. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 18, 2018 - 8:28 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans kicked off their search for a new head coach Thursday with a pair of interviews — both defensive coordinators who've never been NFL head coaches. The Titans confirmed they interviewed Houston's Mike Vrabel and Carolina's Steve Wilks. Tennessee is looking...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:46 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has settled a federal lawsuit filed by former baseball coach Sunny Golloway. Auburn and Golloway informed U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles S. Coody of the settlement agreement Tuesday, according to court filings. An Auburn spokesman and Golloway's attorney, John Saxon, both...
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January 18, 2018 - 6:09 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Steelers didn't look very far for offensive coordinator Todd Haley's replacement, promoting longtime quarterbacks coach Randy Fichtner to the position on Thursday, four days after Pittsburgh's season ended with a divisional round playoff loss to Jacksonville. The Steelers...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:29 pm
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It's apparent the coaching change to Matt Nagy will mean anything but business as usual for the Chicago Bears on offense. Whether it's hiring former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich, coming from an up-tempo college attack, as offensive coordinator, or quarterback Mitchell...
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January 18, 2018 - 5:10 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Former Raiders head coach Tom Cable is back on the Oakland staff to coach the offensive line. The team made the announcement that Cable was rejoining the organization as fellow returning head coach Jon Gruden filled out his coaching staff Thursday with the addition of 13...
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In this Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, photo, the entrance to the welcome center at the USTA National Campus is seen in Orlando, Fla. The aim is to provide anything and everything a tennis player could possibly need. A state-of-the-art gym. A director of performance, Brent Salazar, who used to be the strength and conditioning coach for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings. Nutritionists. A "mental skills specialist" (also known as a sport psychologist). Equipment advisors. Help with video analysis and analytics. "Anything you can think of, it's pretty much here," said Frances Tiafoe, a top-100 player. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 18, 2018 - 2:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Drive past the strip malls with their fast-food chains, past the fast-rising McMansions, past the palm trees lined up just so along green, green grass about 25 miles east of Walt Disney World, and eventually a sign arises, announcing in capital letters, "USTA National Campus,...
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Graphic looks at the NFC Championship game between the Vikings and Eagles
January 18, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Matchups for the NFC championship game Sunday between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles: ___ When the Vikings (14-3) have the ball Watch out for Stefon Diggs (14) on a desperation pass! Seriously, Vikings receivers are more dangerous than given credit for. Indeed, that's also true for...
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January 18, 2018 - 1:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, former Tennessee Titans coach Mike Mularkey, and Atlanta Falcons receiver Andre Roberts are the finalists for the NFL's Salute to Service Award. The recipient of the award, presented by USAA, will be revealed at the NFL Honors show on Feb. 3, when...
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