• Pittsburgh extends McConnell-Serio’s contract through 2021

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh and women’s basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio have reached an agreement on a new contract that will run through the 2020-21 season.

  • Bills hire former Bears offensive line coach Pat Meyer

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have hired Pat Meyer as a football operations consultant, and he also has a background as an offensive line coach.

  • Ohio State trademarks name of football coach Urban Meyer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is taking steps to ensure the name of football coach Urban Meyer doesn’t show up on knock-off apparel.

  • Louisiana-Monroe names Baldwin as new men’s golf coach

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Bringing 27 years of Division I head coaching experience to the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Tim Baldwin has been hired as head coach of the men’s golf program.

  • Suns make series of coaching, front-office moves

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have added Nate Bjorkgren and former NBA players Earl Watson and Corey Gaines to Jeff Hornacek’s coaching staff and shifted Mark West from the bench back to the front office as vice president of player relations.

  • Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst speaks to the media during the NCAA college Big Ten Football Media Day Thursday, July 30, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    With Big Ten West in flux, Wisconsin embraces its identity

    CHICAGO (AP) — While the Big Ten East gets all the attention, with the defending national champions at Ohio State and Jim Harbaugh-mania at Michigan, the conference’s western division is mostly in flux.

  • Iowa Energy hire Nicki Gross as assistant coach

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nicki Gross has been named an assistant coach with the Iowa Energy, making her the only female to fill that role in the NBA D-League.

  • Duke hires Young as softball coach

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Roughly three years before its first game, Duke has a softball coach.

  • CMU coach, fighting cancer, makes surprise appearance

    DETROIT (AP) — Central Michigan coach Jon Bonamego made a surprise appearance Wednesday at the Mid-American Conference’s media day, showing up a few hours after receiving a chemotherapy treatment.