Sports team management changes

May 09, 2017 - 6:03 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have hired Brandon Beane to fill their general manager vacancy in yet another indication of rookie head coach Sean McDermott's growing influence over team decisions. The Bills announced the move on Tuesday. Beane's hiring completes a short search process...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Atlanta. Budenholzer resigned as the Hawks' president of basketball operations and will remain as coach, the team announced on Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)
May 05, 2017 - 12:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks' next general manager will have total authority of personnel decisions following moves on Friday which dismantled the two-tier management team of Mike Budenholzer and Wes Wilcox. Budenholzer resigned as the Hawks' president of basketball operations and will remain...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2015, file photo, Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley reacts to a question about the future of the team during a news conference at the Ralph Wilson Media Center in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Buffalo Bills fired Whaley in a move that came a day after the NFL draft, and further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula announced the move Sunday, April 30, 2017, saying he reached the decision after a lengthy review of the team. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)
April 30, 2017 - 9:07 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott's control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula said Sunday he and his wife, Kim, reached the decision after a...
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John Stevens, right, and Los Angeles Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake pose during Stevens' introduction as the Kings new head coach at a news conference at the NHL hockey club's home at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Monday, April 24, 2017. Stevens has most recently served as the club's Associate Head Coach. He has been part of the Kings coaching staff the past seven seasons. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
April 24, 2017 - 8:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Stevens spent the past seven seasons as Darryl Sutter's assistant coach while the Los Angeles Kings rose to two Stanley Cup titles and then slipped to three straight disappointing seasons. Stevens is moving into the top job with no plans to upend the system in which he...
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April 20, 2017 - 10:36 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have fired general manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma after the youthful team missed the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Owner Terry Pegula made the announcement Thursday after spending the past two days holding season-ending meetings with...
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April 19, 2017 - 8:04 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa athletic administrator said Wednesday that during her tenure she became concerned after noticing that female coaches who were fired were often gay and had become more open about their sexuality. Jane Meyer testified about Iowa coaches as her case...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Northside Christian High School quarterback Griffin Alstott gets help from his mom, Nicole, on where to sign as he commits to Purdue University at Northside Christian High School on National Signing Day in St. Petersburg, Fla. At right is his father, Mike Alstott, who used to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 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, the signing period change would take effect Aug. 1. (Eve Edelheit/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football recruiting is on the verge of getting a whole new look before the end of this year. The NCAA's Division I Council approved a sweeping package Friday that would allow players to sign with schools as early as December, allow high school juniors to take official...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Northside Christian High School quarterback Griffin Alstott gets help from his mom, Nicole, on where to sign as he commits to Purdue University at Northside Christian High School on National Signing Day in St. Petersburg, Fla. At right is his father, Mike Alstott, who used to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 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, the signing period change would take effect Aug. 1. (Eve Edelheit/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:32 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 - 12:30 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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