Sports team management changes

UCLA guard David Singleton celebrates as time runs out in the team's NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Los Angeles. UCLA won 92-70. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 04, 2019 - 2:08 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mired in a four-game skid and having fired its coach in-season for the first time in the program's 100-year history, UCLA went back to the past to right itself. The Bruins appointed Murry Bartow interim coach after dismissing Steve Alford on Monday. The same day assistant Tyus...
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Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph, front left, greets Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
December 31, 2018 - 9:50 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway is looking for his fourth head coach in six seasons after firing Vance Joseph for presiding over the Denver Broncos' worst two-year stretch since the late 1960s. Elway acknowledged being part of the problem in the Broncos' 20-28 record since their Super Bowl 50...
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Arizona Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks speaks with reporters after the team lost to the Seattle Seahawks in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
December 31, 2018 - 3:01 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired Steve Wilks after just one season as head coach. Wilks' firing Monday followed a 3-13 season, the franchise's worst record in 18 years and the worst in the NFL this season. He is the first Cardinals coach to be fired after one season since Joe...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) greets Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)
December 31, 2018 - 1:21 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The surprise isn't that Marvin Lewis is gone, but that it took so long for the Bengals to make the change. Lewis arrived in 2003 and elevated one of the NFL's most forlorn franchises to respectability, but couldn't take it to the next level. He was fired Monday after his 16th...
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December 31, 2018 - 1:02 pm
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have fired offensive coordinator Steve Sarkasian, defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel and special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong one day after the end of the team's first losing season since 2014. Falcons owner Arthur Blank said recently he still...
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Cleveland Browns head coach Gregg Williams walks on the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 31, 2018 - 9:49 am
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns interim coach Gregg Williams will be the first candidate interviewed for Cleveland's permanent position. Williams led Cleveland to a 5-3 record after Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29. Browns general manager John Dorsey said Williams, the team's defensive coordinator for...
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File-This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie during the first half an NCAA college basketball game, in Hartford, Conn. The University of Connecticut is asking a federal judge to dismiss a complaint filed by former coach Ollie, who claims his firing was in part racially motivated. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
December 28, 2018 - 3:33 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut asked a judge Friday to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who contends his firing was in part racially motivated. The school argues that the federal court doesn't have jurisdiction and Ollie doesn't make a specific...
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
December 24, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Maybe it was Baker Mayfield's way of saying "Merry Christmas" to his old coach. OK, maybe not. Mayfield threw for 284 yards and three scores in engineering the Browns to yet another win Sunday, but his staredown of fired Browns coach Hue Jackson grabbed more attention than anything. It came after...
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December 23, 2018 - 4:41 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has hired former Houston assistant Kendal Briles as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. The school announced Briles' hiring on Sunday but did not disclose the terms. Briles replaces Walt Bell, who took the head coaching position at UMass earlier...
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Olentangy Orange's Zach Harrison announces that he will sign with Ohio State over Michigan and Penn State in front of family, friends and students at Olentangy Orange High School, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Lewis Center, Ohio. (Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
December 19, 2018 - 9:40 pm
Zach Harrison is one of the most highly touted recruits in the country, and he goes to high school 15 miles from Ohio State. Yet not until Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period, did the 6-foot-6, 245-pound defensive end commit to the Buckeyes, giving incoming coach Ryan Day his first...
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