Coaching

Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 20, 2017 - 6:45 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott isn't going to be rushed into choosing a starting quarterback a day after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired. McDermott on Monday said he's still evaluating whether to give Peterman another start or return to Tyrod Taylor...
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November 20, 2017 - 12:31 am
A person familiar with the situation says Florida has met with Chip Kelly about becoming the team's next football coach. The person says athletic director Scott Stricklin and five key staffers met with Kelly in New Hampshire on Sunday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of...
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This undated photo released by Spencer Segura Sr., shows tennis player Pancho Segura with his two-handed forehand. Segura, who rose from poverty to win three U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in a row and was one of the world's greatest players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., his son, Spencer Segura of Connecticut, said Sunday.(Spencer Segura Sr. via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 12:06 am
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur tennis players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease...
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UCLA head coach Jim Mora walks the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 19, 2017 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA fired football coach Jim Mora on Sunday with one regular-season game left in his sixth season. Athletic director Dan Guerrero announced the shocking move one day after rival Southern California's 28-23 victory over UCLA (5-6, 3-5 Pac-12). Offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch...
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Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor runs past Michigan's Josh Metellus during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
November 18, 2017 - 9:11 pm
No. 5 Wisconsin handled its close-up in a most Wisconsin way and No. 2 Miami went back to being the Cardiac 'Canes. Saturday was the sort of the calm before and after college football's storms. The past two weeks featured 14 games matching ranked teams. The next two weeks are rivalry weekend and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) throws during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif. Unless the Broncos can steer their way out of a season that is skidding out of control, Lynch looks like he will get the starting quarterback gig he has never been able to earn on his own. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)
November 17, 2017 - 10:37 pm
DENVER (AP) — Broncos general manager John Elway defended his embattled rookie head coach and his staff Friday night while laying the blame for Denver's five-game skid squarely on the shoulders of his underachieving players. "At the end of the year we'll evaluate it and we'll look back and see what...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen looks to pass against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Pasadena, Calif. Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen have become friends while growing into top NFL quarterback prospects with crosstown rivals Southern California and UCLA. They'll meet on the field for the first time Saturday - and it will probably be the last time until they get together again on Sundays.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
November 16, 2017 - 9:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen were born four months apart in 1997, and they grew up on opposite sides of Los Angeles' sprawling metroplex. As two of the nation's top quarterback prospects, they chose opposing sides in the crosstown collegiate rivalry. After a redshirt season and an...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2012, file photo, Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long listens to a question during a news conference where he announced that Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino had been terminated, in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas has announced the firing of athletic director Jeff Long, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, after nearly 10 years at the school. (AP Photo/April L. Brown, File)
November 15, 2017 - 8:28 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema. The College Football Playoff selection committee...
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Duke guard Grayson Allen (3) drives on Michigan State guard Joshua Langford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
November 15, 2017 - 3:47 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment. Grayson Allen can play a little, too. Allen scored a career-high 37 points, Trevon Duval had 17 points and 10 assists, and the top-ranked Blue Devils beat No. 2 Michigan State 88-81 in the Champions...
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New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo speaks at a news conference after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 13, 2017 - 5:02 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ben McAdoo is staying as coach of the New York Giants, at least until the end of the season. Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch issued a statement Monday saying while they are frustrated and disappointed with the Giants' 1-8 record, they won't evaluate the team...
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