Posts Tagged Coaching

APNewsBreak: Iowa rejects calls to reinstate coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to re-investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches.

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Ohio St. student who ran on turf loses scholarship

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A student who ran onto the field during an Ohio State football game and was body-slammed by a coach is losing his scholarship amid his court case.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, and interim coach Tony Sparano answer questions from reporters Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Alameda, Calif. The NFL football team named Sparano as interim coach a day after the firing of Dennis Allen. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn’t even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen.

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Coaches use large network to watch for injury

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, left, and head coach Brady Hoke watch from the sidelines during the closing minutes of their 26-10 loss to Utah during the second half of their NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Early Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane Morris had been diagnosed with a concussion, athletic director Dave Brandon revealed in a post-midnight statement that the sophomore did appear to have sustained one.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult.

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Raiders make Tony Sparano interim coach

In this Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, Oakland Raiders assistant head coach Tony Sparano calls to his team during an NFL preseason football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. The Raiders promoted offensive line coach Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive line coach Tony Sparano to interim coach on Tuesday, a day after firing head coach Dennis Allen.

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