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Season preview: Gophers coach Fleck faces QB competition

MINNEAPOLIS — Following P.J. Fleck’s whirlwind takeover of the program at Minnesota and a forgettable first year under the fast-talking, fun-loving, full-of-energy head coach, the newness is finally out of the way for the Gophers. Well, except for the quarterbacks. More Gophers coverage Regardless of whether redshirt freshman <a href="… FOX Sports Digital

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Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams out after 8th straight loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Wings coach Fred Williams was relieved of his duties Sunday with the club mired in an eight-game losing streak that jeopardized a playoff spot that once seemed secure. Team President and CEO Greg Bibb announced his decision several hours after a 93-80 road loss to Washington. Assistant Taj McWilliams-Franklin was named interim coach. The Wings ...

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Chase Elliott credits college football coach speech for inspiration

The journey to Elliott’s first win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the ups-and-downs that came with it are well documented. Elliott, the 22-year-old son of Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, captured his first series victory Sunday at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International in his 99th career start. But along the way – just like his father did – ...

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Prominent Ohio State coach ensnarled in fired assistant's domestic violence allegations

Urban Meyer’s job appears to be in jeopardy. Ohio State placed Meyer, one of the most successful coaches in college football history, on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before the staff member was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium ...

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WNBA All-Star coach Dan Hughes to honor father

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Dan Hughes knows what suit he will wear Saturday for the WNBA All-Star Game when he coaches Team Delle Donne. It’s one his father, Harley Hughes, bought for him. The elder Hughes died in the fall of 2009, a few months after his son coached his first All-Star Game in Connecticut. ”It still fits me and I ...

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