Head Coach

NEW YORK | AP Sources: Brian Agler to be next coach of Dallas Wings

NEW YORK — Brian Agler wasn’t out of work for long. Agler will be the next coach of the Dallas Wings, according to two people familiar with the hire. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Monday because no official announcement has been made. Agler resigned as the head coach … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP Sources: Brian Agler to be next coach of Dallas Wings

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy | US coach: Vonn plans to return to racing next month

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy  — Lindsey Vonn is hoping to return from injury next month and resume her pursuit of the all-time World Cup wins record, according to the U.S. Ski Team’s head coach. “That’s what we’re hopeful for. That’s the plan,” Paul Kristofic told The Associated Press on Sunday. Vonn hyperextended and sprained … Continue reading SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy | US coach: Vonn plans to return to racing next month

LYNCHBURG, Va. | Hugh Freeze savors second coaching chance at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Hugh Freeze has enjoyed the highs of football, such as winning the Sugar Bowl and beating mighty Alabama. He’s also known embarrassment and shame following a personal scandal that cost him his job at Mississippi. The 49-year-old Freeze believes those experiences will serve him well as the head coach at Liberty, where … Continue reading LYNCHBURG, Va. | Hugh Freeze savors second coaching chance at Liberty

COLUMBUS, Ohio  | Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State says Urban Meyer will retire after the Rose Bowl and assistant Ryan Day will be the next head coach. After seven years and a national championship at Ohio State, the 54-year-old Meyer will formally announce his departure Tuesday at a news conference. The university didn’t say why he was retiring, but … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio  | Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to retire after Rose Bowl

CHICAGO | Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over

CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls have fired coach Fred Hoiberg with the team stuck near the bottom of the standings. The Bulls promoted associated head coach Jim Boylen to take over. Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson said the move was difficult but was necessary with the Bulls mired at 5-19, with only … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago Bulls fire coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen takes over