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Agent says Usain Bolt has contract offer, coach not aware

SYDNEY (AP) — Usain Bolt’s long-time agent Ricky Simms said Sunday that the eight-time Olympic sprint gold medalist had received an A-League contract offer from the Central Coast Mariners, but did not provide any further details. “In response to the media stories, yes, Usain has been offered a contract. I do not want to make any further comment at this ...

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Sidney Crosby is still the best, says Leafs coach Babcock

Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid? With debate ramping up this week about which player currently sits atop hockey’s throne as “best in the world” after some incredible early-season performances, Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock went with a tried and tested third option for his pick — Sidney Crosby. “This is what I think,” Babcock ...

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Nuggets extend contract of coach Michael Malone

DENVER (AP)  — The Denver Nuggets agreed a contract extension with coach Michael Malone, who was in the final season of a four-year deal. The team didn’t release details of the extension, but ESPN reported the extension was for two seasons. Under Malone, the Nuggets have gone from 33 wins in 2015-16, to 40 in ’16-17 and 46 last season ...

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Cubs go to their past to hire a new hitting coach to replace Chili Davis

The Cubs‘ season came to an abrupt end after a 13-inning loss to the Rockies in the National League Wild Card Game. They had the best record in the NL less than a week before they were done. Why? Well, the Brewers winning eight straight had a lot to do with it. Being in the wrong division didn’t … CBSSports.com ...

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Slovakia coach quits after 2 defeats in Nations League

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Jan Kozak has quit as Slovakia coach after the team’s second straight loss in the UEFA Nations League. The Slovak football association says it terminated the contract with Kozak at his request, describing it as “an unexpected decision.” Slovakia lost 2-1 to the Czech Republic at home on Saturday in the new European competition following a ...

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Tex Winter, innovative Hall of Fame coach, dead at 96

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Tex Winter, the innovative ”Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on 11 NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Winter’s family said he died Wednesday in Manhattan, where he began his coaching career at Kansas State in 1947 and led the Wildcats to two Final Fours and eight Big ...

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Cubs fire hitting coach Chili Davis after offensive downturn

The Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis following a disappointing finish to their 2018 season, according to multiple reports. Davis was hired last year after spending three seasons in the same role with the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///mlb/te… MLB | theScore

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Matosas named new Costa Rica coach

Former Uruguay international Gustavo Matosas has been named to lead Costa Rica ahead of their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ qualifying campaign. It is Matosas’s first international appointment but the 53-year-old boasts extensive experience at club level. After starting out in Uruguay, Matosas won the local league title with Danubio in 2007. The Argentine-born Matosas enjoyed notable success in Mexico, ...

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