Tag: Coaching

The Latest: Bird reflects on her duty as US flagbearer

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

George Young: HS teacher to architect of Giants’ Super Bowls

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — In an era when NFL teams chose general managers from the ranks of former players, coaches and personnel executives, George...

‘This can be me’: Black participation rising in gymnastics

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TOKYO — There's a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness. ...

Seidemann going for 3rd straight water polo gold with US

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TOKYO — Melissa Seidemann could have walked away after the 2016 Olympics. An NCAA champion at Stanford, she had just won her second straight...

Among NBA’s best, Popovich still seeks golden touch with USA

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Gregg Popovich is regarded as the NBA’s best, a coach that has won five championships and kept his team near the top for a...

After lengthy wait, Paul Tagliabue heads to Hall of Fame

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During Paul Tagliabue’s 17-year stint as commissioner, the NFL experienced labor peace, saw skyrocketing television deals, construction of new stadiums across the nation, and...

Rhoades, VCU agree to contract extension

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RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Commonwealth University men's basketball coach Mike Rhoades has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him on the Rams'...

College coaches working to learn NIL impact on recruiting

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Devin Leary can only imagine what it's like being a high school recruit in the era of college athletes finally being...

College coaches, administrators urging players to vaccinate

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HOOVER, Ala. — Over the summer, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban urged his fellow Alabama residents to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in a...

Hall of Famer Bobby Bowden has terminal medical condition

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Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden announced Wednesday he has been diagnosed with a terminal medical condition. ...