Coaching

This Jan. 15, 2018 photo shows Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd looking on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Bucks have relieved Kidd from his head coaching duties, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 22, 2018 - 8:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus-season tenure in Milwaukee...
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Former Olympians Aly Raisman, left, and Jordyn Wieber sit in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. (Matthew Dae Smith /Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 7:46 pm
Three top board members of USA Gymnastics resigned and the man who coached the 2012 Olympic team was suspended Monday, after calls from angry gymnasts who say the organization did nothing to protect them after they were abused by former team doctor Larry Nassar. Chairman Paul Parilla, vice chair...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:43 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors." "I want you to know that your face and the face of all of...
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum, left, reacts on the bench beside offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 22, 2018 - 7:16 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. The Giants announced the hiring late Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Shurmur and the Vikings were beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC title game...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:14 pm
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have "mutually parted ways" with defensive assistant coach Travis Jones after five seasons with the team. The Seahawks announced the decision Monday. Jones served as Seattle's defensive line coach from 2013-16 and moved into a defensive assistant role with...
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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 is the new head football coach of the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals announced Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that the 48-year-old Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator had agreed to a four-year contract with a team option for a fifth. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 22, 2018 - 7:09 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Wilks is the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, and chances are he won't tread meekly into his new job. "Steve's personality is as an aggressive guy," his ex-boss, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, said. Wilks, 48, spent last season as defensive coordinator of the...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:09 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State offensive coordinator Don Treadwell is returning to the Spartans' staff. The school announced Monday that Treadwell will help coach defensive backs and special teams while also serving as an offensive consultant. He'll also be the team's freshman...
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January 22, 2018 - 6:29 pm
NBA-BUCKS-KIDD FIRED Milwaukee Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have fired coach Jason Kidd following a midseason slide that left the playoff hopeful in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Assistant coach Joe Prunty was serving as head coach for Monday night's...
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