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Training camp essential for NBA’s new head coaches

File - In this May 20, 2014, file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiles during a news conference in Oakland, Calif. With the Warriors set to open training camp Tuesday, Sept. 30, Kerr is counting on his work this offseason to pay off in practice. He has traveled the globe since being hired to replace coach Mark Jackson in May, believing all along that building personal relationships with players would wash away any uneasiness some had from his popular predecessor’s firing. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr’s office last week and couldn’t stop staring at the walls.

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Colts give Mathis 1-year contract extension

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis is keeping Robert Mathis around through 2016.

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AP source: Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen answer a reporter's question during a media conference following a training session at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, England, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Raiders will play the Miami Dolphins in an NFL football game at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday Sept. 28.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders fired coach Dennis Allen on Monday night four games into his third season.

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AP NewsAlert

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — AP Source: Oakland Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen.

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AP source: Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

In this Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire sits in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. The Twins fired Gardenhire on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014,  after 13 seasons that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — He was the third base coach who gave Kirby Puckett a high-five to punctuate his winning homer in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series.

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