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  • Parkview Baptist head baseball coach retiring

    May 19, 2017 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parkview Baptist School's head baseball coach is stepping away from the plate. School officials announced Darron Mitchell is retiring from his role as head baseball coach. Mitchell led the Eagles to six district titles, two state runner up titles in 2012 and 2015, and one... more »
  • Jeff Brown resigns after 20 years as LSU men's tennis coach

    May 8, 2017 4:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU Men's Tennis Coach Jeff Brown resigned Monday after leading the team for 20 years. In a statement released Monday, LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva said that the resignation was a mutual decision. The search for Brown’s successor will begin immediately. “We appreciate all that... more »
  • Denham Springs High School assistant football coach dies suddenly Play Video

    May 4, 2017 7:34 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs High School Assistant Football Coach, Joey Chustz, died on Wednesday, leaving a community in disbelief. Instead of the usual hustle and bustle, the football field remains quiet. "It's not something you expect at all," student Carl St. Cyr said. "You're really at a... more »
  • Guy Mistretta named new Dutchtown High School football coach

    April 7, 2017 12:21 PM

    ASCENSION - Dutchtown High School has announced the hiring of Guy Mistretta as the new head football coach and athletic director. According to school officials, Mistretta will be the second coach in the history of the Griffins' program after Benny Saia announced his retirement last month. Mistretta will be... more »
  • Tony Benford named LSU men's basketball assistant coach

    March 28, 2017 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU head men's basketball coach, Will Wade, has named Tony Benford to serve as assistant coach for the 2017-2018 season. Benford comes to LSU after serving as the head coach at the University of North Texas and a career of more than 25 years in NCAA... more »
  • As expected, Johnny Jones has been fired Play Video

    March 10, 2017 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE – As expected, LSU announced it has parted ways with head basketball coach Johnny Jones. The university made the official announcement in a news release around lunchtime Friday. Sources had previously revealed Jones' expected firing earlier this week. Jones being let go was obvious, coming at the... more »
  • Former Auburn coach eyes Alabama governor's mansion

    February 21, 2017 9:47 PM

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for Alabama governor in 2018. The 62-year-old Arkansas native tells the Associated Press that he's discussing his options with potential backers. Tuberville says he's awaiting poll results that will gauge public support. Tuberville coached at Auburn from... more »
  • LSU baseball voted to win SEC Western Division

    February 9, 2017 3:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The LSU and Florida baseball teams were voted to win the 2017 Southeastern Conference baseball championship based on the annual league coaches preseason poll released on Thursday. The teams are voted on by the league's 14 head coaches. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their... more »
  • Coach Orgeron announces two new additions to LSU coaching staff

    February 7, 2017 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron announced the hiring of two new members of his coaching staff Tuesday. Tommie Robinson and Mickey Joseph, two coaches with strong reputations as recruiters have joined the Tigers. Robinson, who was recently named the Pac-12 Recruiter of the Year, comes to... more »
  • AP Source: Houston's Herman leaving for Texas

    November 26, 2016 2:25 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A person with direct knowledge of the discussions says Houston coach Tom Herman has told the school he is leaving to become the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Herman would replace Charlie Strong, who was fired Saturday after three consecutive losing seasons at Texas. The person... more »
  • Texas has 'let go' coach Charlie Strong after 3 seasons

    November 26, 2016 11:32 AM

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has "let go" football coach Charlie Strong after a 16-21 record in three seasons. Strong had two years left on a guaranteed contract that pays more than $5 million per year. Strong was hired from Louisville in 2014 to replace Mack Brown, who won the 2005... more »
  • Jurgen Klinsmann out as coach of US men's soccer team

    November 21, 2016 4:52 PM

    CHICAGO - Jurgen Klinsmann is out as coach of the U.S. men's soccer team. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati announced Monday that Klinsmann has been "relieved of his duties" as coach and technical director for U.S. Soccer. Gulati will conduct a media teleconference call Tuesday. Klinsmann replaced Bob Bradley... more »
  • Interim coach Orgeron talks game plans after Miles' firing

    September 26, 2016 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE – LSU athletic director Joe Alleva officially introduced Ed Orgeron as the interim head coach of The Tigers at a Monday afternoon press conference. Orgeron started by saying that he was honored that Alleva chose him as interim coach after the firing of Les Miles. He said... more »
  • Southeastern Baseball squad joins cleanup efforts in Central

    August 17, 2016 11:11 AM

    CENTRAL - The Southeastern Louisiana University team and coaching staff joined the early recovery efforts in Central on Tuesday morning. The Lions' head coach Matt Riser and assistant coaches made a stop at the house of an SLU alum’s parents and proceeded to work tirelessly to rip out all... more »
  • Former Tiger Randy Livingston to join coaching staff at LSU

    July 26, 2016 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU says former Tiger hoops star Randy Livingston is to join Johnny Jones on the team’s coaching staff. Randy Livingston will join the #LSU basketball staff, @LSUCoachJones announced. pic.twitter.com/MUk6os06tS — LSU Basketball (@LSUBasketball) July 26, 2016 Tigerdroppings reports that Livingston’s career... more »
  • Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and defensive mastermind, dies at 82

    June 28, 2016 10:15 AM

    Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, has died. He was 82. His agent, James Solano, said Ryan died Tuesday in Kentucky. He did not give a cause. The always outspoken Ryan... more »
  • Rivals rally around high school softball team after loss of coach Play Video

    April 15, 2016 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There was an emotional show of good sportsmanship Friday night following a tragic end to a high school softball team's season. Christian Life Academy was forced to call off their last 2 games after their head coach died unexpectedly. Kevin Seguin was a volunteer at the school,... more »
  • High school basketball coach arrested on molestation charges

    March 18, 2016 12:43 PM

    SLIDELL – Police in Slidell say a high school basketball coach is now facing multiple molestation charges after they say he solicited nude photos and had sex with a student in his classroom. Slidell Police say 34-year-old Raymond Winzy was arrested Thursday on molestation and child porn charges. Winzy... more »
  • Cam Cameron to get 20% pay cut; other salaries will be rubber-stamped Friday

    March 16, 2016 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Salaries for some LSU Football coaches will be rubber-stamped at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting Friday. The governing body of the university will discuss the contracts of Jeffrey Grimes, Ed Orgeron, Cam Cameron, Dameyune Craig and Jabbar Juluke. Both Craig and Juluke are new to... more »
  • Jabbar Juluke hired as LSU running back coach

    February 13, 2016 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU coach Les Miles says he's hired Jabbar Juluke as his new running backs coach. Juluke, who coached the past three seasons at Louisiana Tech, comes to LSU after spending just a month on Kliff Kingbury's Texas Tech staff. Juluke replaces Frank Wilson, who left LSU... more »
  • Hopson gets his shot at leading Southern Miss football

    February 1, 2016 3:17 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Jay Hopson was an assistant coach on some good Southern Mississippi football teams during the 2000s. Now he's returning to try and duplicate that success as the program's leader. Hopson was introduced as Southern Mississippi's new football on campus Monday, saying the position is an... more »
  • McKinley High holds meeting to discuss basketball team's coaching change Play Video

    January 29, 2016 10:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Officials at McKinley High School called a meeting Friday to talk about a coaching change for the basketball team. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system confirms there was an investigation and that investigation performed by the human resources department is now complete. Details... more »
  • Bills hire NFL's first full-time female assistant coach

    January 21, 2016 8:29 AM

    BUFFALO, N.Y.- The Buffalo Bills have hired Kathryn Smith to be their special teams quality control coach, making her the first full-time female member of an NFL coaching staff. The team announced the move in a release Wednesday night. Smith spent last season working as an administrative assistant for Bills... more »
  • Future of LSU, Miles the talk of tailgating Play Video

    November 27, 2015 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Toby Campbell is stirring up his second dish of the day Friday, but it's empty RV spots and not empty bellies that has the LSU fan worried. Campbell told News 2 he's noticed fewer tailgating fans have turned out for the past few home games after... more »
  • Miles' future at LSU unknown as Tigers tussle with Texas A&M

    November 27, 2015 2:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What is supposed to be Senior Day at Tiger Stadium is bound to take on an air of "Les Miles Day," no matter how much the embattled coach would rather the focus be on his players when LSU hosts Texas A&M on Saturday night. Speculation that... more »
  • Venables, Smart among 34 nominees for Broyles Award

    November 25, 2015 5:31 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables and Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart are among the 34 nominees for this year's Broyles Award, which is given annually to the top college football assistant coach. Venables was a Broyles Award finalist in 2006 Oklahoma, and he's led a defense... more »
  • Miles addresses firing rumors at press conference Play Video

    November 23, 2015 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Les Miles said there may be a discussion coming about his status as LSU's head football coach, but he won't get into it until the last game of the season is behind him and his Tigers. Miles took a few minutes at the start of his... more »
  • Spurrier steps down, takes blame for USC's slide Play Video

    October 13, 2015 12:23 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Steve Spurrier told reporters Tuesday he is resigning as head coach of the South Carolina Gamecocks after the team's 0-4 conference start in the SEC. "I'm stepping aside," Spurrier said. "I think it's the best thing for South Carolina football." Spurrier said he felt it... more »
  • USC fires Steve Sarkisian 1 day after putting coach on leave

    October 12, 2015 5:03 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Southern California has fired Steve Sarkisian one day after the troubled coach was put on leave. Athletic director Pat Haden announced his decision Monday in a brief statement. Sarkisian was put on indefinite leave on Sunday after the school determined he wasn't in condition to lead practice.... more »
  • Texas coach who allegedly ordered referee hit out of job

    September 24, 2015 12:36 PM

    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas school administrator says an assistant football coach who allegedly ordered players to strike a referee during a game no longer works for the district. The principal and head football coach at John Jay High School told state officials Thursday they believe assistant Mack Breed... more »
  • Principal: Texas football coach says he ordered hit on ref

    September 23, 2015 5:06 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - A high school principal in Texas says the school's assistant football coach has acknowledged directing two players to a hit a referee during a game earlier this month. In an internal school district statement first reported by ESPN, John Jay High School Principal Robert Harris says assistant... more »
  • Cheer coach accused of raping employee Play Video

    September 10, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an East Baton Rouge cheer coach on charges he raped one of his employees several years ago. Deputies accused 36-year-old Jason Galjour of forcible rape on Wednesday. Galjour is listed with the state as manager of Precision Athletes in Baton Rouge. Investigators... more »
  • HS football coach accused of sex with student Play Video

    September 4, 2015 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities accused a math teacher and assistant football coach of having sex with a 17-year-old Broadmoor High School student. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested 34-year-old Michael Lydell Woods Jr. Friday evening. Police said they got an anonymous tip Friday that Woods had a sexual... more »
  • LSU's Cam Cameron diagnosed with prostate cancer

    August 28, 2015 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Friday he was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this year, but was recently given "a clean bill of health." Cameron, who has been with the Tigers since 2013, told media at the Football Operations building he had undergone treatment and... more »
  • High-profile coach hires could improve SEC basketball depth

    April 10, 2015 11:34 AM

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Southeastern Conference schools want to make sure they have more than just a couple of men's basketball programs capable of making long NCAA Tournament runs each season. And they're paying big money to try to do it. Over the past month, Mississippi State and Tennessee both hired... more »
  • Mourners attend private service in honor of UNC's Dean Smith

    February 12, 2015 2:45 PM

    CHAPEL HILL, NC - Family, friends, former players and coaches have gathered to honor the life of retired North Carolina coach Dean Smith. Smith's family had a private church service Thursday for the Hall of Famer, who died Saturday at age 83. The service was held at Chapel Hill's Binkley... more »
  • Seattle coach Pete Carroll stands by decision to pass

    February 2, 2015 2:12 PM

    PHOENIX - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is standing by the decision to throw on the 1-yard line in the closing seconds of the Super Bowl and defending offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, giving credit to Malcolm Butler for making the clinching interception. Carroll spoke Monday before the Seahawks left Arizona... more »
  • LSU to introduce two new football coaches

    January 14, 2015 10:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials said they will introduce two new coaches for the Tiger football program Wednesday afternoon. The university confirmed Tuesday they'd hired former Alabama linebacker coach Kevin Steele. On Wednesday LSU also said they'd hired former Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron to be the... more »
  • Coach Brady Hoke fired at Michigan

    December 2, 2014 3:09 PM

    ANN ARBOR, MI - Michigan has fired football coach Brady Hoke after four seasons. Interim athletic director Jim Hackett made the announcement Tuesday after weeks of speculation about Hoke's future. The Wolverines have struggled to regain their status among the top programs in the Big Ten, much less... more »
  • Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

    August 5, 2014 12:32 PM

    SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs have hired WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. The Spurs made the announcement Tuesday. Hammon plans to retire from the San Antonio Stars after this season. She joins South Carolina assistant Lisa Boyer, who served on John Lucas's staff in Cleveland... more »
  • LSU women's basketball assistant coach arrested

    January 22, 2013 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU assistant women's basketball coach Tony Perotti is out of jail on bond after his arrest this weekend in suspicion of a drunken bar disturbance. Perotti was charged with disturbing the peace and two counts of remaining after forbidden when he was booked into the East... more »

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