NFL owners approve resolution that allows assistant coaches to interview for coordinator positions

On Tuesday, NFL owners agreed to make a big change to the way the NFL’s hiring cycle plays out. Finally, assistant coaches will be allowed to take a promotion elsewhere without permission from their employer.  As first reported by NFL Media’s Jim Trotter and confirmed by CBS Sports NFL Insider Read more

Knicks continue front-office overhaul with hiring of Walt Perrin, Frank Zanin as assistant GMs, per reports

The New York Knicks continue to tinker with their front office. After recently announcing that Scott Perry would remain the team’s general manager under new president Leon Rose, the Knicks are hiring two new assistant general managers. New York is finalizing a deal to make former Utah Jazz vice president Read more

Former Louisville assistant Kenny Johnson no longer on La Salle coaching staff after NCAA allegations

Former Louisville assistant Kenny Johnson, a key figure in the NCAA’s infractions case against the Cardinals, is no longer on the La Salle coaching staff, the program confirmed Monday. Johnson joined the La Salle staff in 2018 after being fired from Louisville in 2017 and was an assistant coach for Read more

Matt Keough, former Oakland A’s All-Star and MLB front office special assistant, dies at 64

Matt Keough, a right-handed pitcher who played in parts of nine MLB seasons from 1977-86, died Saturday night, the Oakland Athletics announced. The cause of death was not listed. He was 64.  Keough played for the A’s from 1977-83 and worked in the team’s front office as a special assistant. Read more

DePaul’s former softball coach allegedly punched assistant in the face, verbally abused players

Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti allegedly punched an assistant in the face and abused his players verbally during his tenure, but never faced any repercussions for his actions, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. Those who dealt with consequences with regards to these accusations included the whistleblower, whose contract Read more

Syracuse lands prized Illinois transfer Alan Griffin, son of Raptors assistant Adrian Griffin

An Illinois guard who helped key the program’s turnaround in the 2019-20 season is transferring to Syracuse, he told 247Sports. Alan Griffin, a 6-foot-5 guard and 41.6 percent 3-point shooter as a sophomore, will have two years of eligibility with the Orange. Griffin averaged 8.9 points in 18.1 minutes per Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Illinois-Chicago hires Texas assistant Luke Yaklich

Texas assistant Luke Yaklich has agreed to become the next coach at UIC, CBS Sports has confirmed, and he is expected to be announced by the school on Thursday. Stadium first reported the move. Yaklich has made a fast ascent in the business, going from Illinois State to Michigan to Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Kansas State assistant hired by Southeast Missouri State

A Bruce Weber disciple is leaving the Kansas State bench to take over his own program. Southeast Missouri State announced Brad Korn as its next coach on Monday after the school parted ways with Rick Ray following a 7-24 season. Korn just wrapped up his fourth season as an assistant Read more