Sports team management changes

Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi answers a question during a news conference at the NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 18, 2018 - 6:34 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC Media Days (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Miami coach Mark Richt said 2017 was the first time in his 30-plus years of coaching he had entered a season without a true fullback on his roster. He didn't like it. The Hurricanes tried to use guard Corey Gaynor...
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NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the ceremony for the acceptance of The Macarthur Bowl trophy which is in front of him during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
July 18, 2018 - 6:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Saban peeked around the curtain, wondering if it was time to make his grand appearance. Everyone else at Southeastern Conference Media Days must accept a supporting role. Saban is the undisputed star of the show. Just a few months removed from his record-tying sixth national...
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NCAA college football head coach Nick Saban of Alabama speaks during the Southeastern Conference Media Days before speaking Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 18, 2018 - 2:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Nick Saban offered up a preemptive no comment to all questions about Alabama's quarterback dilemma. Actually, make that "still to be determined." The defending national champion heads into fall practice trying to determine who...
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This June 20, 2015, photo provided by the USGA shows Sarah Hirshland during the third round of the 2015 U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired Sarah Hirshland as its CEO, placing the executive at the U.S. Golf Association in charge of stabilizing an organization that has been hammered by sex-abuse scandals spanning several Olympic sports. (Darren Carroll/USGA via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — Sarah Hirshland's biggest coup to date as a sports executive was brokering the billion-dollar deal that moved the TV home of golf's U.S. Open from NBC to Fox. Her next mission, as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee, will be more delicate — repairing a frayed relationship between...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May 2018. The apology Wednesday, July 11, 2018, comes after Forbes cited an anonymous source saying the pizza chain's marketing firm broke ties with the company afterward. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
July 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned. In a statement Thursday, the Marlins said "derogatory and insensitive comments" by John Schnatter weren't reflective...
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New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper answers a question during a news conference at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Tepper finalized his purchase of the team on Monday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 10, 2018 - 4:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While new Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper would like the focus to be on his plans for the team's future, he cannot completely put the franchise's sullied past behind him. Tepper has to keep the prominent statue of Panthers' founder Jerry Richardson outside of the stadium...
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July 09, 2018 - 10:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian has lost a $30 million lawsuit that claimed he was improperly fired by the school instead of being allowed to seek treatment for alcoholism. An arbitrator last week ruled in favor of the University of Southern California, saying...
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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2015, file photo, Clemson co-offensive coordinators Tony Elliott, left, and Jeff Scott speak to the media at a news conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Despite helping Clemson win a national title as co-offensive coordinator, Elliott has never interviewed for a head-coaching job. College football as a public entity can’t institute a Rooney Rule like the NFL to compel programs to interview minority candidates for head coaching jobs. So the NCAA is trying to do the next best thing by putting some of the rising coaching stars through its Champion Forum that better prepares them for the interview process in an effort to increase the diversity in the Power Five conferences and across the country. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas, File)
July 04, 2018 - 10:55 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Camera lighting made beads of sweat emerge from Tony Elliott's forehead as he fielded questions ranging from football philosophy to something he could share about his private life. The Clemson co-offensive coordinator paused, smiled and couldn't hide his joy about riding an...
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Former NHL hockey player Nathan Oystrick speaks at a press conference in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Oystrick was named the new head coach of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team. Oystrick says he's looking forward to leading the team, while never forgetting the tragic circumstances that brought him to the role. The Broncos' team bus collided with a semi-truck at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in April, killing 16 people and injuring 13. Head coach Darcy Haugan died in the crash. (Kayle Neis/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 03, 2018 - 4:39 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The new coach and general manager of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team says he's excited to get started but will never forget the tragic circumstances that brought him to the role. The team announced Tuesday that former NHL defenseman Nathan Oystrick will fill...
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Photos of five journalists adorn candles during a vigil across the street from where they were slain in their newsroom in Annapolis, Md., Friday, June 29, 2018. Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the Capital Gazette newsroom. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
June 30, 2018 - 2:31 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is expressing sympathy for the families and friends of those killed at the office of the Capital Gazette, which he called his "hometown newspaper." Though born in Tennessee, Belichick was raised in Annapolis, where his father was an...
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