Sports team management changes

April 14, 2017 - 12:30 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA endorsed a football recruiting rules overhaul on Friday that will allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved...
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April 14, 2017 - 12:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved by the Board of Governors...
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April 14, 2017 - 11:58 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If approved by the Board of Governors on April 26,...
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Gerard Gallant listens during a news conference Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Las Vegas. The Vegas Golden Knights have hired Gallant as the first coach of the NHL expansion team. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 13, 2017 - 5:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kicked off the bus by the Florida Panthers in November, Gerard Gallant has packed his bags for Las Vegas to take over as the first coach of the NHL expansion Golden Knights. "I interviewed in mid-January and when I got the interview I felt real comfortable coming in here. I...
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This Jan. 10, 2013 file photo shows Los Angeles Kings president and general manager Dean Lombardi and head coach Darryl Sutter laughing during a news conference to help kick off the NHL hockey team's season in Los Angeles. The Kings have fired Sutter and Lombardi, who led the franchise to its only two Stanley Cup championships. On Monday, April 10, 2017, the team also promoted former defenseman Rob Blake to vice president and general manager, while longtime executive Luc Robitaille will be their new team president in charge of all hockey and business operations. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
April 10, 2017 - 10:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Darryl Sutter and general manager Dean Lombardi were the Los Angeles Kings' leaders during the best years of the franchise's mostly ordinary history. When they couldn't replicate that success over the past three seasons, not even their Stanley Cup pedigree could keep their...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former NBA and Georgetown basketball player Patrick Ewing acknowledges the crowd after he was recognized with an award during a ceremony at the NCAA college basketball game between Georgetown and Syracuse, in Washington. A person with direct knowledge of the situation says former Georgetown star Patrick Ewing has been hired to coach the school's basketball team, more than two decades after he led the Hoyas to their only national championship as a player. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school has not announced the hire.. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 03, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Ewing put Georgetown basketball on the map, turning the Hoyas into a national power as the menacing force in the middle in the 1980s. Three decades later, Ewing is the Big Man on Campus again. Georgetown hired Ewing on Monday, bringing the Hoyas legend back to take over a...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former NBA and Georgetown basketball player Patrick Ewing acknowledges the crowd after he was recognized with an award during a ceremony at the NCAA college basketball game between Georgetown and Syracuse, in Washington. A person with direct knowledge of the situation says former Georgetown star Patrick Ewing has been hired to coach the school's basketball team, more than two decades after he led the Hoyas to their only national championship as a player. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the school has not announced the hire.. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 03, 2017 - 4:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Ewing has been spent years grinding as an NBA assistant in hopes of one day leading a team of his own. Little did he know that all of that waiting would lead him back to Georgetown, the school he helped build into a national power as a player in the 1980s. Georgetown hired...
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San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence singles against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game Friday, March 31, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
April 01, 2017 - 2:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — One of the best rotations in baseball could carry the San Francisco Giants a long way this season, especially with the addition of a much-needed, albeit expensive closer. The ace of that powerful staff, Madison Bumgarner, gets the opening day start Sunday against Arizona in the debut...
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Labor union member Geraldine Lacy celebrates Monday, March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 27, 2017 - 7:16 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Invoking his father Al's name, and copying what the Hall of Fame owner did with the Raiders, Mark Davis is moving the franchise out of Oakland. NFL owners approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas 31-1 at the league meetings Monday. Miami was the lone dissenter. "My father used to say...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, former Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr., left, congratulates his son Georgetown head coach John Thompson III, right, after the Hoya's 61-39 win over Syracuse in an NCAA college basketball game in Washington. Georgetown has fired basketball coach John Thompson III on Thursday, March 23, 2017, after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
March 23, 2017 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Thompson III was fired as Georgetown's basketball coach Thursday after two consecutive losing seasons at the school his father led to a national championship. Thompson said in a statement released by agent David Falk that he was "honored" to have been the Hoyas' coach and...
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