Coaching

Former high school track coach Evie Cluke talks about her interactions with Ian David Long, who authorities say shot and killed 12 people at a Southern California bar on Wednesday, during an interview near her home in Montclair, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, Cluke says former student Long was volatile and sadistic and once told her he wanted to join the military so he could kill people for his country. Cluke coached Long at Newbury Park High School in Newbury Park, Calif., in 2008 and 2009. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)
November 12, 2018 - 7:19 am
MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. Evie Cluke coached...
Read More
University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra speaks to the media during a news conference in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tyra announced the termination of head football coach Bobby Petrino, along with three of his assistants. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday...
Read More
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates his touchdown run with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
November 11, 2018 - 1:06 am
BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a milestone victory that shows what a superpower they have become. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback...
Read More
Former Connecticut men's basketball head coach Jim Calhoun talks to his team before the tip off in his debut as the head coach of the University of St. Joseph in an NCAA college basketball game against the William Paterson University, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 at the Ray Oosting Gymnasium at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. (Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 11:27 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun heard all the speculation that he would be a kinder, gentler coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph. He is 76 years old, with health issues and no desire to offend the nuns at a small Catholic school that had only accepted women until this semester. But...
Read More
This 2017 photo from the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Ian David Long. Authorities said the Marine combat veteran opened fire Wednesday evening, Nov. 7, 2018, at a country music bar in Southern California, killing multiple people before apparently taking his own life. (California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 6:50 pm
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar that left 13 dead, including the gunman (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A high school track coach says she was afraid of a student who later killed 12 people in a bar in Southern California. Dominique Colell says she...
Read More
FILE - In this March 30, 2018, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville, back, looks down after his team gave up a power-play goal against the Colorado Avalanche inthe second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver. The Blackhawks have fired three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 06, 2018 - 6:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Joel Quenneville knew the deal. After three Stanley Cup titles and nine playoff appearances with the Chicago Blackhawks, the longtime coach figured this was a big season for him. "I only think we're in the winning business and we better win," Quenneville said on the first day of...
Read More
Ottawa Senators assistant coach Martin Raymond, front, and Senators forward Matt Duchene skate past each other during NHL hockey practice in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A video has surfaced showing several Ottawa Senators players, including Duchene, trashing the team and assistant coach Raymond during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for an organization that’s been riddled with it recently. The players have since apologized to the team and coach. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Seven players from the Ottawa Senators have apologized after a video surfaced showing them insulting the team and an assistant coach during an Uber ride, the latest bit of humiliation for the organization. The video shows the players discussing their ineffective penalty kill and mocking assistant...
Read More
FILE - In this March 22, 2018, filer photo, Los Angeles Kings coach John Stevens gestures to his team during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver. Stevens has been fired by the struggling Kings just 13 games into his second season in charge. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 04, 2018 - 3:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The struggling Los Angeles Kings fired head coach John Stevens on Sunday just 13 games into his second season in charge. Willie Desjardins was named the Kings' interim head coach by general manager Rob Blake. Los Angeles also fired assistant coach Don Nachbaur and hired former...
Read More
Maryland players kneel and honor their deceased teammate Jordan McNair (79) before an NCAA college football game against Michigan State, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/Gary Cameron)
November 03, 2018 - 5:08 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A tumultuous week for Maryland ended with a sobering defeat. Michigan State capped a rough stretch for the unsettled Terrapins football program, using a stout defensive performance to secure a 24-3 victory on Saturday. The Terrapins (5-4, 3-3 Big Ten) managed only 100 yards...
Read More
FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. A lawsuit, filed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of Stephen, a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
November 03, 2018 - 2:38 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed on behalf of hundreds of victims of a former Iowa youth basketball coach now facing 15 to 180 years in prison for sexually exploiting them. The lawsuit, which was filed Friday in state court by law firm Grefe & Sidney...
Read More

Pages