Posts Tagged Coaching

North Carolina lawmakers honor Duke’s NCAA title

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another national championship, another visit to the North Carolina Legislature for Coach K and the Duke Blue Devils.

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UNO baseball coach Maestri retiring

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — University of New Orleans baseball coach Ron Maestri, who has led the program to 543 victories and a College World Series berth in 1984, has retired after a two-year return to the program.

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Sports in disarray after devastating Nepal earthquakes

In this Saturday, May 16, 2015 photo, makeshift tents for earthquake survivors are set up at Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal. Two recent earthquakes killed more than 8,300 people and have had a devastating impact on all aspects of life in Nepal, including sports. A revered national volleyball coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal. The national football stadium venue was damaged, before becoming a makeshift refuge for displaced survivors of the quakes. The cricket team’s preparations for an elite international tournament next year are disarray. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A revered national sports coach is among the thousands of dead, trapped in his rented house when devastating earthquakes rocked Nepal.

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Illinois assistant hoops coach leaves amid player concerns

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — As the University of Illinois continues to deal with accusations that members of its Illinois football staff mistreated a player, the school said Monday it has also looked into concerns raised by parents of women’s basketball players that preceded the departure of an assistant coach.

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Flyers name North Dakota’s Hakstol new head coach

Philadelphia Flyers newly-hired head coach Dave Hakstol listens to a reporter's question during a news conference, Monday, May 18, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once the surprise news hit Philadelphia, Flyers die-hards — heck, NHL fans everywhere — all sounded a bit as if they should have been Jeopardy contestants.

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