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Bruce Arena appointed New England Revolution head coach sporting director

[ad_1] New England Revolution has named five-time MLS Cup winner Bruce Arena as coach and sporting director.The appointment of the former United States men's national team coach comes after second-year head coach Brad Friedel and general manager Mike Burns were dismissed over the past week.Friedel, who was hired in 2018, finished in New England with a 12-21-13 record. His only prior head-coaching experience was a stint in charge of the
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76ers coach Brown will return for 2019-20 season

[ad_1] 11:36 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN Brett Brown will return as the Philadelphia 76ers' coach for the 2019-20 season, managing partner Josh Harris told ESPN on Monday night.There had been some uncertainty about Brown returning for his seventh season, but Harris eliminated that doubt in a lengthy meeting with Brown and general manager Elton Brand on Monday that mostly centered on discussions about the franchise's plans for the offseason.Brown has largely
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Beilein leaving Michigan to coach Cavaliers

[ad_1] 12:52 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN John Beilein is leaving Michigan after 12 seasons to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach.Sources told ESPN that he will receive a five-year deal.Beilein reached a deal with the Cavaliers on Sunday and informed Michigan's administration of his decision to leave for the NBA on Monday morning, sources said."John is one of the most accomplished and innovative basketball minds and leaders in the entire game," Cavaliers
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Former Chiefs coach Cunningham dies at 72

[ad_1] Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach and Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham died Saturday after a brief illness. He was 72.Cunningham devoted his life to the game of football after moving to the United States from Germany shortly after World War II. He spoke no English at the time and ended up finding football as a way to acclimate to the United States.It became a lifelong love affair
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Bucs coach — In best case, JPP out 5-6 months

[ad_1] TAMPA, Fla. -- A determination has not been made as to whether Tampa Bay Buccaneers star pass-rusher Jason Pierre-Paul will need neck surgery, but coach Bruce Arians says the best-case scenario would be that the defensive end is out five to six months."I think [the evaluation] is still ongoing, and like [GM] Jason [Licht] said, we've got our fingers crossed and praying for him," Arians said, speaking for the
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NHL coach and GM carousel

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ETGreg WyshynskiESPN As the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs roll on, the business of hockey continues with the teams that finished out of the money. Some of them have found new head coaches. Some of them are still looking. One needs a general manager. Two just kicked their GMs upstairs to add to (or maintain) their brain trust.Here's a look the vacancies and the recently filled jobs in
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Suns hire 76ers assistant Williams as coach

[ad_1] Philadelphia 76ers assistant Monty Williams has agreed to become the next Phoenix Suns coach, the Suns announced Friday.The deal is for five years, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.Williams is the Suns' seventh coach in an eight-season span. The team fired Igor Kokoskov last month after one season.Williams returned to coaching this season as Brett Brown's top assistant. He spent the previous two years in the San Antonio Spurs'
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The future head coach on each Top 25 team

[ad_1] Which player on each Top 25 team might be coaching someday?Here are the candidates from Clemson to Army, with LSU QB Joe Burrow joining a mix of starters, role players and coaches' kids.No. 1 Clemson: Wide receiver Will SwinneyA few of the top candidates from last year's team have moved on (although we're not entirely convinced Hunter Renfrow will ever really leave), so that leaves one obvious candidate as
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AAU coach gets life in prison for child sex abuse AAU coach gets life in prison for child sex abuse Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse

[ad_1] CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested more than a dozen over a 20-year period.U.S. District Judge C.J. Williams sentenced former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges.