The Mets Quietly Fired Ryan Ellis for Sexual Harassment

Shortly after dismissing the team’s general manager, the Mets also fired Ryan Ellis, a hitting coordinator whose inappropriate behavior was first reported in 2018.

#baseball, #callaway-mickey, #coaches-and-managers, #ellis-ryan-1978, #new-york-mets, #porter-jared-1979, #rojas-luis-e-1981, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Jaguars Assistant Coach Chris Doyle Resigns After Backlash

The Fritz Pollard Alliance criticized the recent addition of Chris Doyle, who was accused of mistreatment of Black players at the University of Iowa, to Urban Meyer’s staff in Jacksonville.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #doyle-chris-1968, #football, #fritz-pollard-alliance, #jacksonville-jaguars, #meyer-urban, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity

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Behind the ‘Grind’ of the N.B.A. Team With the Next Big Thing

The Charlotte Hornets are emerging from obscurity, thanks to the star power of the rookie LaMelo Ball and the shotmaking of Gordon Hayward. Here’s how they’re doing it.

#ball-lamelo, #basketball, #borrego-james, #charlotte-hornets, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #friedman-nick-basketball-coach, #gaitley-dutch, #hayward-gordon, #iske-chad, #mitchell-nate-basketball-coach, #nored-ronald, #triano-jay-1958

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Marty Schottenheimer, 77, Winning N.F.L. Coach With Four Teams, Dies

With a running attack known as Martyball, his teams won 200 regular season games and reached the playoffs 13 times but never made it to the Super Bowl.

#alzheimers-disease, #american-football-conference, #cleveland-browns, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #kansas-city-chiefs, #los-angeles-chargers, #national-football-league, #playoff-games, #washington-redskins

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11 Steps to Impress Your Boss and Thrive in Your Job

“Managing up” while you work from home can foster positive relationships with those above you, and give your career a boost.

#coaches-and-managers, #computers-and-the-internet, #content-type-service, #labor-and-jobs, #telecommuting

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Wayne Terwilliger Dies at 95; Baseball Was His (Long) Life

He began his career as a minor league player in 1948. He played and coached in the majors. He ended his career as a minor league coach in 2010.

#baseball, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #fort-worth-cats-baseball-team, #minnesota-twins, #minor-leagues, #terwilliger-wayne

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These Women Were N.F.L. ‘Firsts.’ They’re Eager for Company.

Two women will coach the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in this year’s Super Bowl, a milestone in the N.F.L.’s gender diversity efforts. Women in football hope their presence quickly stops being noteworthy.

#coaches-and-managers, #football, #javadifar-maral, #kansas-city-chiefs, #locust-lori, #national-football-league, #super-bowl, #tampa-bay-buccaneers, #thomas-sarah-1973, #trask-amy, #welter-jennifer-1977, #women-and-girls

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What Is Lightning Coach Jon Cooper’s ‘Special Sauce?’

Cooper, the Tampa Bay Lightning coach, won the 2020 Stanley Cup to add to his enviable trophy case. One key to his success, a former boss said, is that he keeps learning.

#coaches-and-managers, #cooper-jon-1967, #hockey-ice, #stanley-cup, #tampa-bay-lightning

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In N.F.L., the Same Old Line and Verse About Hiring Black Coaches

In the latest hiring cycle, Eric Bieniemy, the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator, watched from the sideline as white peers were chosen as head coaches.

#adams-charles-minneapolis-minn-police-officer, #bieniemy-eric, #black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #culley-david, #discrimination, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #kansas-city-chiefs, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity

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John Chaney’s Message Was Always Clear, in Support of Black Athletes

“He’d say, ‘I’m not going to stick a lollipop in your mouth, I’m going to coach you like a man,’” recalled one of Chaney’s former assistant coaches.

#basketball-college, #black-people, #chaney-john, #coaches-and-managers, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #race-and-ethnicity, #temple-university, #thompson-john-iii

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John Chaney, Hall of Fame Temple Basketball Coach, Dies at 89

He won more than 500 games and six Atlantic 10 tournament championships with Temple, and he took his teams to the N.C.A.A. tournament’s regional finals five times.

#basketball, #basketball-college, #chaney-john, #coaches-and-managers, #ncaa-basketball-championships-men, #philadelphia-pa, #temple-university

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Jennifer King Becomes First Black Woman to Coach N.F.L. Full-Time

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #king-jennifer-1984, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

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A Washington Coach Reaches a First for Black Women in the N.F.L.

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #jennifer-king, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rivera-ron, #washington-redskins, #women-and-girls

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Tennessee Fires Football Coach Amid Investigation

Coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine members of his football program’s staff were fired after ongoing investigations into the team’s recruitment practices showed violations of N.C.A.A. rules.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coaches-and-managers, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #fulmer-phillip-1950, #pruitt-jeremy-1974, #tennessee, #university-of-tennessee

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She Thought the Grizzlies Wanted Hiring Advice. They Wanted Her.

Sonia Raman had spent years studying N.B.A. games as she coached Division III women’s basketball at M.I.T. Then the Memphis Grizzlies called about an opening for an assistant coach.

#basketball, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #hiring-and-promotion, #memphis-grizzlies, #raman-sonia, #women-and-girls

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Jordan McNair’s Family Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement With University of Maryland

Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland offensive lineman, collapsed from heatstroke during a practice in 2018 and died two weeks later.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-fatalities, #football, #football-college, #heatstroke, #maryland, #mcnair-jordan-d-2018, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #university-of-maryland

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True-Crime Podcast Puts Spotlight on Irish Coach Accused of Abuse

The Irish police are investigating accusations that George Gibney, a former swim coach for Ireland now living in the United States, sexually abused two swimmers who came forward after hearing the podcast about him.

#british-broadcasting-corp, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #extradition, #gibney-george-1948, #immigration-and-emigration, #ireland, #orlando-fla, #podcasts, #politics-and-government, #second-captains-ltd, #sex-crimes, #swimming, #where-is-george-gibney-radio-program

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Jets Hire Robert Saleh as Head Coach

Saleh, believed to be the first Arab-American head coach in the N.F.L. who is Muslim, will take over the franchise with the league’s longest current postseason drought.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coaches-and-managers, #darnold-sam-1997, #dearborn-mich, #football, #gase-adam-1978, #national-football-league, #new-york-jets, #saleh-robert-1979, #san-francisco-49ers, #shanahan-kyle-1979

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Urban Meyer to Make N.F.L. Jump With Jacksonville Jaguars

Meyer coached Florida and Ohio State to national championships before retiring in 2018. He agreed to take over the Jaguars, who are expected to draft Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence first over all.

#coaches-and-managers, #football, #jacksonville-jaguars, #meyer-urban, #national-football-league, #ohio-state-university

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Dee Rowe, UConn Basketball Coach and Fund-Raiser, Dies at 91

He coached the Huskies for eight seasons, taking them to the N.C.A.A. tournament, before spending decades raising money for campus athletic facilities.

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #huskies, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #rowe-dee-1929-2021, #university-of-connecticut

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What Fuels a Fanatical Sports Parent?

In “Pee Wees,” Rich Cohen chronicles a year in youth hockey — and gets real about its impact on his own psyche.

#athletics-and-sports, #books-and-literature, #coaches-and-managers, #cohen-rich-1968, #hockey-ice, #parenting, #pee-wees-confessions-of-a-hockey-parent-book

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Doug Pederson Fired as Philadelphia Eagles Coach

Less than three years after leading Philadelphia to its first Super Bowl win, Pederson was let go by the franchise ahead of an overhaul.

#coaches-and-managers, #football, #hurts-jalen-1998, #lurie-jeffrey, #pederson-doug, #philadelphia-eagles, #wentz-carson-1992

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Tommy Lasorda’s Death Starts a Conversation About His Son

The Dodgers manager loved Tommy Jr., but publicly denied that he was gay and that he died of AIDS complications. Friends of both men hope to remember them by discussing their relationship.

#baseball, #burke-glenn-1952-95, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lasorda-tommy, #lasorda-tommy-spunky-jr-d-1991, #los-angeles-dodgers, #pallone-dave, #spheeris-penelope

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Nick Saban Was Famous for Defense. Alabama’s Offense Is the Star Now.

The top-ranked team in college football will play for a championship on Monday with a dazzling offense. It wasn’t always that way for the team from Tuscaloosa.

#coaches-and-managers, #college-football-playoff-national-championship, #football-college, #saban-nick, #smith-devonta-1998, #university-of-alabama

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Mike Tomlin Reaches Another N.F.L. Postseason With Fewer Black Peers

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ coach hasn’t had a losing season in 14 years. His acumen and approach have stabilized the team even amid player controversies and as the N.F.L. has struggled with race.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #college-of-william-and-mary, #content-type-personal-profile, #football, #national-football-league, #pittsburgh-steelers, #pouncey-maurkice, #race-and-ethnicity, #tomlin-mike, #villanueva-alejandro-1988

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Tommy Lasorda Was a Celebrity. He Was Also a Leader.

The longtime Dodgers manager enjoyed antics on and off the field. But his tactics propelled an underdog to a World Series title, and his vision helped expand the sport’s reach.

#baseball, #coaches-and-managers, #lasorda-tommy, #los-angeles-dodgers, #valentine-bobby

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Tommy Lasorda, a Dodger From His Cleats to His Cap, Dies at 93

“Cut my veins, and I bleed Dodger blue,” said Lasorda, who managed the club to two World Series championships in a decades-long Hall of Fame career.

#baseball, #baseball-hall-of-fame, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #lasorda-tommy, #los-angeles-dodgers, #world-series

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Forget About a Gym. These People Pay Thousands for Personalized Workouts.

“I’m in for $31,000 a year,” a fashion consultant says. That covers a trainer, a nutritionist, an age management doctor and “tons of supplements.”

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-service, #cruz-victor-1986, #exercise, #health-clubs, #peloton-interactive-inc

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‘Hateful’ Tweet About Stacey Abrams Costs University Football Coach His Job

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga said that it had parted ways with Chris Malone, an offensive line coach, over a now-deleted social media post.

#abrams-stacey-y, #chattanooga-tenn, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #elections, #elections-senate, #football-college, #georgia, #presidential-election-of-2020, #tennessee, #university-of-tennessee-chattanooga

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John Muckler, Coach of an N.H.L. Dynasty, Dies at 86

He was a co-head coach and then the sole head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, and, with a core of Hall of Famers, skated to five Stanley Cup championships from 1984 to ’90.

#coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #edmonton-oilers, #gretzky-wayne, #hockey-ice, #muckler-john, #new-york-rangers, #sather-glen, #stanley-cup

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Paul Westphal, N.B.A. Hall of Famer and Coach, Dies at 70

Drafted in the first round by the Celtics, he played for 12 seasons before leading teams in Phoenix, Seattle and Sacramento.

#basketball, #boston-celtics, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #phoenix-suns, #westphal-paul

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K.C. Jones Never Got His Due in Boston. Race Played a Part.

Jones, who was Black and won eight championships as a player and two as a coach with the Boston Celtics, was underappreciated as one of the N.B.A.’s most successful coaches.

#basketball, #boston-celtics, #coaches-and-managers, #jones-k-c, #national-basketball-assn, #seattle-supersonics

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European Soccer Learns a New Virtue: Patience

Why have so few managers been fired this year? Pandemic economics play a role, but there are bigger forces at work, too.

#allardyce-sam-1954, #coaches-and-managers, #english-premier-league, #german-bundesliga, #serie-a-italian-soccer-league, #soccer, #west-bromwich-albion-soccer-team

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Ralf Rangnick Is Soccer’s Most Intriguing Free Agent

The pressing style Ralf Rangnick once preached to a skeptical German audience is now soccer orthodoxy. As he seeks his next project, he is again peering into the sport’s future.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #german-bundesliga, #germany, #klopp-jurgen-norbert-1967, #liverpool-soccer-team, #rangnick-ralf-1958, #rb-leipzig-soccer-team, #soccer, #uefa-champions-league-soccer

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What Was the Jets’ Gregg Williams Thinking on His Final Play Call?

The Jets looked to have their first win of the season sewn up. But a decision to send an all-out blitz against the Raiders on the final play handed Las Vegas the game-winning touchdown.

#carr-derek, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #gase-adam-1978, #jackson-lamar-1997, #las-vegas-raiders, #new-york-jets, #ruggs-henry-iii-1999, #williams-gregg

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In His Autobiography, the College Basketball Giant John Thompson Is Plainspoken and Profound

The longtime Georgetown coach, who died in August at 78, writes about his upbringing and his remarkable career in “I Came as a Shadow.”

#basketball-college, #books-and-literature, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #georgetown-university, #i-came-as-a-shadow-an-autobiography-book, #thompson-john-iii

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Perform Abysmally, Defend Yourself Vehemently: The Adam Gase Way

Gase’s head coaching career has been a tour de force of blame deflection and expectation tempering. His time with the Jets is no different.

#coaches-and-managers, #darnold-sam-1997, #football, #gase-adam-1978, #new-york-jets

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Can the Giants’ Tenuous Grasp of the N.F.C. East Hold?

The Giants are riding a three-game win streak and seem banded behind first-year Coach Joe Judge. In a shaky division, that just might be enough to put them in the playoffs.

#coaches-and-managers, #football, #garrett-jason, #jones-daniel-1997, #judge-joe-1981, #national-football-conference, #national-football-league, #new-york-giants

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The Ravens Looked to Bounce Back. Then Derrick Henry Showed Up.

Titans running back Derrick Henry’s 29-yard touchdown run sealed a contentious overtime win over the Ravens, who have now lost three of their last four games.

#american-football-conference, #baltimore-ravens, #coaches-and-managers, #football, #harbaugh-john, #henry-derrick, #jackson-lamar-1997, #tennessee-titans

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Dear Jets: There’s Hope to Be Found in a Winless Season. Take It From Someone Who Knows.

For one thing, you are leading the race for the top draft pick. But seriously, even finishing at 0-16 can yield valuable resilience. So says Hue Jackson, who coached the winless 2017 Cleveland Browns.

#cleveland-ohio, #cleveland-browns, #coaches-and-managers, #darnold-sam-1997, #flacco-joe, #florham-park-nj, #football, #gase-adam-1978, #jackson-hue, #lawrence-trevor-1999, #national-football-league, #new-york-jets, #williams-gregg

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A Cal Football Player Opted Out Because of the Virus. Then Came the Tuition Bill.

A committee found that the athletic department broke an N.C.A.A. rule by revoking Henry Bazakas’s summer scholarship. His fight to get it back showed the cutthroat side of college football.

#coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #financial-aid-education, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #pacific-12-conference

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Marc Stein on the Russell Westbrook Trade Market

The Houston Rockets’ two stars want out, but the market for Westbrook is lukewarm and dependent on what happens with James Harden. Plus: the latest on LaMelo Ball and the N.B.A. draft.

#ball-lamelo, #basketball, #brooklyn-nets, #charlotte-hornets, #coaches-and-managers, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #free-agents-sports, #harden-james, #houston-rockets, #national-basketball-assn, #new-york-knicks, #trades-sports, #westbrook-russell

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The Dolphins Appear to Be Relevant. How About That?

Under Coach Brian Flores and general manager Chris Grier, the only thing more shocking than the Miami Dolphins being relevant in November is the team’s organizational competence.

#coaches-and-managers, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #grier-chris-1970, #miami-dolphins, #tagovailoa-tua

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Tom Heinsohn, Champion Celtic as Player and Coach, Is Dead at 86

His blood always ran green: eight titles with Boston as a Hall of Fame forward and two as head coach followed by a three-decade career as a die-hard Celtics broadcaster.

#basketball, #boston-celtics, #coaches-and-managers, #deaths-obituaries, #halls-of-fame, #heinsohn-tom, #nba-championship, #television

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Alex Cora Is Coming Back to the Re

The popular manager led Boston to a World Series title in 2018, but he was suspended as part of the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal.

#baseball, #boston-red-sox, #cheating, #coaches-and-managers, #cora-alex

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A Gymnastics Coach, a Misconduct Complaint and a Hall of Fame Berth

The sport’s leaders say they want to end a bullying approach to coaching that has become a part of its culture, but athletes see reasons to doubt that commitment.

#bullies, #coaches-and-managers, #gymnastics, #han-qi-gymnastics-coach, #haney-maggie-1978, #hernandez-laurie-2000, #hoffman-hailee-1996, #international-gymnastics-federation, #nassar-lawrence-g-1963, #peters-don, #usa-gymnastics, #wright-mary-gymnastics-coach

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Friday Night Bytes: Can Analytics Revolutionize High School Football?

George Mahoney is an efficiency expert by trade and by nature. He’s also among the analytics-minded coaches trying to bring data to one of the last holdouts in American sports — high school football.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #football, #interscholastic-athletics, #mahoney-george-analyst, #mangiero-dino, #mater-dei-prep-school

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A.J. Hinch Hired by Tigers After Suspension for Astros Cheating

Thirty minutes after Hinch’s season-long punishment officially ended on Tuesday, Detroit contacted him. Three days later, he was officially introduced as manager.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #baseball, #cheating, #coaches-and-managers, #cora-alex, #detroit-tigers, #houston-astros, #luhnow-jeff

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Tony La Russa Returns at 76, Ready to Combine Old Wisdom and New Data

Baseball strategy has changed rapidly since La Russa last managed, in 2011. After being hired by the White Sox on Thursday, he said he would use both his own baseball experience and advanced analytics.

#baseball, #chicago-white-sox, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #la-russa-tony

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Hollywood’s New Dialect Coaches Address Racism

Hollywood hasn’t always made great choices about how people talk. That may be changing.

#black-people, #california, #coaches-and-managers, #hispanic-americans, #movies, #television

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