Posts Tagged Coaching

High school coach suspended amid investigation

POWELL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee high school football coach has been suspended amid an investigation into whether he unnecessarily put students at risk of injury.

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Another ranked opponent for TCU vs. Oklahoma State

In this Oct. 11, 2014, file photo, Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy watches from the sideline before an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. Gundy wasn't happy with the way his Cowboys played in a lackluster win over Kansas. No. 15 Oklahoma State had better fix their problems soon _ they play at No. 12 TCU on Saturday, Oct. 18. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No. 12 TCU is playing its third consecutive game against a ranked Big 12 opponent in what coach Gary Patterson has termed a “fun-packed October.”

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Rangers hire Pirates’ Jeff Banister as new manager

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister waits to take the field before an exhibition spring training baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Pirates in Lakeland, Fla. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Texas Rangers have chosen Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. The person confirmed multiple reports Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, speaking on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement from the Rangers.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.

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Murder charges against soccer coach dismissed

POTSDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A judge dismissed a murder charge Thursday against a former college soccer coach accused of strangling and smothering his ex-girlfriend’s 12-year-old son in northern New York.

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Nobby Wirkowski, CFL star and coach, dies at 88

TORONTO (AP) — Nobby Wirkowski, the star quarterback who played for Woody Hayes in college before leading the Toronto Argonauts to the 1952 Grey Cup title and later coaching the CFL team, has died. He was 88.

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