Posts Tagged School athletics

Ex-Iowa coach, administrator confirm relationship

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top University of Iowa athletics administrator and the college’s recently fired women’s field hockey coach say they’ve been in a long-standing relationship that they weren’t required to disclose to athletic director Gary Barta.

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University of Hawaii fires head basketball coach

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has fired its head basketball coach a little more than two weeks before its first regular-season game.

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NCAA graduation rates improve; critics cry foul

NCAA President Mark Emmert responds to a question during an interview Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert keeps touting the record-breaking graduation rates of Division I athletes. Critics keep balking at the interpretation of those numbers, citing recent academic scandals.

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Athletics hire Mike Aldrete as bench coach

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have hired former Oakland and San Francisco first baseman and outfielder Mike Aldrete as bench coach on manager Bob Melvin’s staff.

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Florida St player investigated on domestic battery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Tallahassee Police Department has confirmed Florida State starting running back Karlos Williams is being investigated for an alleged domestic battery incident.

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