Posts Tagged Coaching

Canadiens add 2 to coaching staff

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have hired Dan Lacroix as assistant coach and Rob Ramage as player development coach.

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NCAA puts Henderson State on probation

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — The NCAA has placed Henderson State on two years of probation and fined the school $2,500 for rules violations by the women’s basketball program, including a coach offering a loan to a prospective athlete, exceeding phone contact limits and holding impermissible tryouts and practices.

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Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers

Former Los Angeles Lakers players from left, Jamaal Wilkes, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Byron Scott, Earvin "Magic" Johnson with general manager Mitch Kupchak pose during a news conference to introduce Scott as the new Lakers head coach in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014.  Scott is the former head coach for New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, reaching two NBA Finals with the Nets. He was the NBA's coach of the year in 2008. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzling competitive fire. He believes his purple-and-gold championship pedigree makes him the ideal coach to return the struggling 16-time champions to NBA contention.

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Lions QB Matthew Stafford looking to bounce back

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during a NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Matthew Stafford became the Detroit Lions’ all-time leading passer last season.

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Ex-Virginia swim coach now Gamecocks assistant

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina assistant Mark Bernardino is glad to be back in the pool coaching, even if it isn’t what the one-time Atlantic Coast Conference championship leader expected at this point in his career.

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