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Louisville basketball to name David Padgett as interim head coach after Rick Pitino’s firing

Louisville basketball has been named David Padgett its new interim coach, the school announced. Padgett gets the Cardinals’ top job only two days after Rick Pitino was “effectively fired” for his role in the FBI’s widespread investigation into corruption in college basketball. Padgett, only 32 years old, was hired as an assistant on Pitino’s staff […]

Indiana’s ‘Hep’s Rock’ alternate uniforms honor late Hoosiers coach Terry Hoeppner

When the Indiana Hoosiers take on the Georgia Southern Eagles this Saturday, the Hoosiers’ traditional red and white uniforms will look a little bit different than usual. Indiana will be sporting new “Hep’s Rock” alternate uniforms, which pay tribute to the 10-year anniversary of the passing of former IU head coach, Terry Hoeppner. Indiana/Adidas FB […]

After Charlottesville riots, UVA coach Bronco Mendenhall wants team to ‘bring the community together’

In the wake of riots in Charlottesville that left one woman dead and many others injured during the protest and counter protest of the removal of a Confederate statue, Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall has spoken for the first time. Mendenhall spoke after practice Tuesday about the state of his team during all the turmoil going […]

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Jets will reportedly hire Collette Smith as 1st female coach in team history

Collette Smith will become the third female coach in NFL history, according to the New York Daily News. The New York Jets reportedly hired Smith to work with defensive backs during the summer as a preseason intern. “I’m over the top. I’m humbled and I’m proud,” Smith told the New York Daily News. “This could […]

NBA: San Antonio Spurs at New York Knicks

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Rips 'Game Show' President

It’s no secret that San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich isn’t a fan of Donald Trump. But on Sunday, when a reporter asked if the world outside basketball was “distracting” him, Popovich concurred, saying Trump was a “game show” president who was creating an apocalyptic “pall” over the nation. “Usually things happen in the world and […]

NBA: All Star Game-Commissioner Press Conference

NBA Commissioner Says A Woman Will Be A Head Coach 'Sooner Rather Than Later'

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he is committed to seeing a woman become head coach of an NBA team. In an interview with ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk on Tuesday, Silver said the NBA needs to do more to “accelerate the move toward a woman being a head coach in the league.” Silver discussed leadership roles for […]

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High School Baseball Coach Accused Of Mocking Asian Student With 'Ching Chong' Slur

Members of San Francisco’s Asian-American community are outraged by reports that a local high school baseball coach mocked an Asian player during a game last month.  Don Papa, a coach for Galileo Academy of Science and Technology, was reportedly yelling instructions to an Asian-American player on first base during a Feb. 24 game when he suddenly […]

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Wisconsin’s Justin Wilcox reportedly hired as new Cal head coach, replacing Sonny Dykes

Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is the new head coach at Cal, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy and Jeff Goodman reported Friday. Wisconsin DC Justin Wilcox reaches agreement to become Cal’s coach, sources told @ESPN. Wilcox will receive a 5-year deal, source said — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) January 14, 2017 Sometimes, when teams get rid of an […]