Sports team management changes

April 19, 2018 - 8:58 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. Price was in his fifth season leading the rebuilding team. The Reds have lost at least 94 games in each of the last three seasons while finishing last in the NL...
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April 13, 2018 - 3:10 pm
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud State has hired Brett Larson, an assistant coach for national champion Minnesota-Duluth, as its hockey coach. Larson takes over a program that was a national power under Bob Motzko, who last month took the top job at Minnesota. Larson, a Duluth native, played at...
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April 13, 2018 - 2:55 pm
DENVER (AP) — Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly says contract extensions for center Nikola Jokic and guard Will Barton are among his offseason priorities and he hinted coach Michael Malone might be in line for one, too. The Nuggets have increased their win totals from 30 to 40 to 46 under Malone...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford is shown during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, in Boston. The Hornets have fired coach Steve Clifford after the team failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons. The move comes after a meeting with new general manager Mitch Kupchak on Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 13, 2018 - 1:58 pm
First the general manager, now the coach. In another move aimed at getting the Charlotte Hornets on track, majority owner Michael Jordan fired coach Steve Clifford on Friday after the team went 36-46 and failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons. Clifford had a year...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez (9) yells after he hit a three run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the second inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
April 13, 2018 - 1:35 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon fired back at Pittsburgh Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle for criticizing Chicago star Javier Baez's bat flip on a popup. Maddon says he was "surprised" and didn't "really understand" why Hurdle criticized Baez. He warned against being "hypercritical" because "you...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:44 am
NBA ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic fired coach Frank Vogel, one day after the team wrapped up its sixth consecutive losing season. Vogel was with the Magic for two years, going 54-110. He came to Orlando after six seasons with Indiana, where he won 250 regular-season games and got the...
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April 12, 2018 - 10:28 pm
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Boston RHP Joe Kelly six games and N.Y. Yankees 1B Tyler Austin five games, pending appeals, for their parts in a bench-clearing incident during Wednesday's game. American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed LHP Bobby Poyner on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP...
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April 12, 2018 - 8:15 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former Texas-Arlington coach Scott Cross has joined TCU as an assistant coach. Horned Frogs coach Jamie Dixon announced Cross' hiring Thursday. TCU, which this season went to its first NCAA Tournament since 1998, had a staff opening after assistant David Patrick left last...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Clemson has turned to former Florida coach Amanda Butler to turn around its troubled women's basketball program. Athletic spokesman Joe Galbraith said the school's Board of Trustees approved a four-year contract Thursday. He said financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. Butler...
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April 12, 2018 - 6:58 pm
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Boston RHP Joe Kelly six games and N.Y. Yankees 1B Tyler Austin five games, pending appeals, for their parts in a bench-clearing incident during Wednesday's game. American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed LHP Bobby Poyner on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP...
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