Posts Tagged Social affairs

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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Pac-12 passes reforms for athletes

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day in San Francisco, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 passed sweeping changes for athletes in all of the conference’s sports Monday, guaranteeing four-year scholarships, improving health care benefits and liberalizing transfer rules.

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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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Lauder jewels auction to benefit 2 charities

In this photo provided by Sotheby's, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, is a ruby, emerald and diamond Cartier Tutti Frutti bracelet. The jewelry is part of the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder that will be auctioned at Sotheby's, Dec. 9, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Sotheby's)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby’s says proceeds from the sale of 44 pieces of jewelry from the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder will benefit two charities.

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Former Raider lineman Mo Collins dead at 38

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The West Charlotte high school athletic director says former Oakland Raiders offensive lineman and the school’s football coach Mo Collins died Sunday. He was 38.

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