• Hopkins brings new defense, culture to Washington

    SEATTLE (AP) — First-year Washington men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins hopes to install more than the trademark zone defense he learned during his long tenure as an assistant at Syracuse.

  • Saban understands Leach’s ‘pathetic front-runners’ comment

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban totally gets where Washington State’s Mike Leach was coming from.

  • Young QB Patterson putting up big numbers for Ole Miss

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson arrived on campus as one of the most celebrated recruits in program history.

  • Bernd Storck out as Hungary coach after World Cup failure

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian Football Federation says Bernd Storck is out as coach of the national team, which he led to the 2016 European Championship, its first appearance there in 44 years.

  • San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise.

  • Court rules school board, coach not liable for fatal hijinks

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former football player in North Carolina who watched his high school buddy crushed to death can’t sue the coach and school district for negligence that he says caused him severe emotional pain, a state appeals court decided Tuesday.

  • Spurs’ Popovich labels Trump ‘a soulless coward’

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has called President Donald Trump “a soulless coward who thinks that he can only become large by belittling others” in response to Trump’s comment Monday that former President Barack Obama and other commanders in chief “didn’t make calls” to families of fallen soldiers.

  • Mississippi, Nutt say they’ve reached lawsuit settlement

    The University of Mississippi and former football coach Houston Nutt say they have reached an agreement to resolve Nutt’s lawsuit against the school.

  • McCarthy: Packers’ Rodgers to have surgery on collarbone

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone, and that his season could be over.

  • Arkansas QB Kelley likely to play again for injured Allen

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says quarterback Austin Allen is likely “a few weeks away” from returning from a shoulder injury, meaning the senior would miss at least his second straight game this week.