Coaching

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 1999 file photo, New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, left, and pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre head onto the field to congratulate their players after the Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners 8-0 in New York. Stottlemyre, the former ace who later won five World Series rings as the longtime pitching coach for both the New York Yankees and Mets, has died. He was 77. The Yankees said Stottlemyre died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. He had been living in the Seattle area and had multiple myeloma for nearly 20 years. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
January 14, 2019 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Stottlemyre made his mark on the mound: He started Game 7 of the World Series, earned five championship rings as a pitching coach, wound up with a plaque at Monument Park. But his most enduring impression might have come with the bat — more than a half-century later, he remains...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid is shown during a news conference following an NFL divisional football playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Kansas City, Mo. There is perhaps nobody under greater pressure to win this postseason than Chiefs coach Andy Reid, whose Hall of Fame-worthy resumes includes everything but a Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)
January 14, 2019 - 1:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid sat inside an opulent suite high above the field in Arrowhead Stadium six years ago, a sparkle in his eyes and a broad smile hiding underneath his bushy, red mustache. He had just been fired by the Philadelphia Eagles after a mostly successful 14-year run...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2011 file photo, J.D. Gibbs, president of Joe Gibbs Racing, speaks during a news conference before the NASCAR Nationwide auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49. The team announced J.D. Gibbs' death on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, saying he passed from complications following a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
January 12, 2019 - 3:53 pm
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — J.D. Gibbs, eldest son of Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, was remembered as the visionary behind the stellar career of several NASCAR stars following his death from complications a long battle with a degenerative neurological disease. He was 49. Joe Gibbs Racing...
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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams watches from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. Louisville won 83-62. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
January 12, 2019 - 3:11 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Louisville went from suffering a confidence-jarring loss against a long-struggling Atlantic Coast Conference program to handing Roy Williams his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina. Tough to explain? Even the Hall of Famer had a hard time with that. "We never...
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Denver Broncos new head coach Vic Fangio, center, joins team president Joe Ellis, left, and general manager John Elway for a photograph during a news conference at the team's headquarters Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 11, 2019 - 6:28 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak won't return to run the Denver Broncos offense after all for new head coach Vic Fangio, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Friday. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the discussions...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins associate head coach/special teams coordinator Darren Rizzi gestures as he speaks after an NFL football practice, in Davie, Fla. Rizzi is the fifth candidate to interview for their head coaching job. Rizzi joined the Miami staff in 2009 and has won the endorsement of such current and former Dolphins as Jason Taylor, Brian Hartline, Kiko Alonso and Kenyan Drake. He has been special teams coordinator since 2011 and has also been associate head coach since 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
January 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Miami Dolphins' coaching search, and they're expected to offer him the job when his team's postseason ends. The person confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 file photo, Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase watches the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the decision says the New York Jets have hired former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase as their head coach. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 night because the team had not yet announced the hiring.(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)
January 11, 2019 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have made the hiring of Adam Gase as their head coach official. The team made the announcement Friday after coming to an agreement with the former Miami Dolphins coach on Wednesday night. Gase will be officially introduced as the Jets' coach at a news conference...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2018, file photo, Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph looks on before an NFL football game between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Denver Broncos, in Denver. Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)
January 11, 2019 - 2:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury's staff. General manager Steve Keim had said he wanted a veteran defensive coordinator to pair with Kingsbury, who has no NFL coaching experience...
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New Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians smiles as he is introduced during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 10, 2019 - 6:11 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's bid to lure Bruce Arians out of retirement and back to the NFL included a pitch from baseball manager Joe Maddon. The 66-year-old coach grew up in York, Pennsylvania, not far from Maddon's hometown of Hazelton. He and the Chicago Cubs skipper have grown close since...
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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens is shown before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cleveland. A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Browns are hiring Freddie Kitchens as their coach. Kitchens, who had a dazzling eight-week run as the team’s interim offensive coordinator, is finalizing his contract and will be named Cleveland’s ninth coach since 1999, said the person who spoke Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team is not commenting on the imminent hire. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
January 09, 2019 - 8:55 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns didn't have to go far to find their new coach. Freddie Kitchens was already in the building. The 44-year-old Kitchens, who had a dazzling eight-week run as interim offensive coordinator, is finalizing a contract to become Cleveland's ninth coach since the franchise's...
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