College basketball coaching changes tracker: East Tennessee State stays in-house for Steve Forbes’ replacement

East Tennessee State is promoting assistant Jason Shay to head coach. Shay won out after Kentucky assistant Joel Justus was given consideration and New Mexico State coach Chris Jans opted to stay out West. Shay will take over for Steve Forbes, who was hired at Wake Forest at the end Read more

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes shades Kentucky academics in recruiting pitch to retain Olivier Sarr

Why go to Wake Forest for three years, only to finish off your undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky? That’s the abbreviated version of a recruiting pitch new Demon Deacons coach Steve Forbes is using to try and keep 7-foot center Olivier Sarr from transferring elsewhere as Kentucky looms Read more

New Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes’ bumpy ride to get to Tobacco Road makes his journey ‘a dream come true’

Ten years ago, on an otherwise normal weekday morning, Steve Forbes was face-to-face with an NCAA investigator, staring at a picture he’d never seen and didn’t even know existed 20 minutes earlier.  Bruce Pearl, then the coach at Tennessee, was in it. Aaron Craft, a recruit at the time, was Read more

Wake Forest hires East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes to replace Danny Manning as Demon Deacons coach

East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest’s next basketball coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday morning. A few hours later, the school announced Forbes, 50, would replace former Demon Deacons coach Danny Manning, who was fired last week after six Read more

College basketball coaching changes tracker: Wake Forest closing in on Steve Forbes to replace Danny Manning

Barring any late-stage collapse in negotiations, Wake Forest is set to hire East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes on Thursday, sources told CBS Sports.  In what’s been the only power-conference opening of 2020, Wake Forest was able to relatively quickly identify its candidates and wrap up its search in a Read more

East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes reaches agreement in principle to become Wake Forest’s basketball coach

East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes has reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest’s next basketball coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon. Wake Forest fired Danny Manning last week after six seasons. Forbes, 50, spent the past five seasons at Read more

Wake Forest on verge of hiring East Tennessee State’s Steve Forbes as its next basketball coach

East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes has reached an agreement in principle to become Wake Forest’s next basketball coach, a source told CBS Sports on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon. Wake Forest fired Danny Manning last week after six seasons. Forbes, 50, spent the past five seasons at Read more

Yankees, at $5 billion, top Forbes’ list of most valuable MLB teams for 2020; Red Sox, Cubs in top five

There’s no actual baseball right now because of the ongoing coronavirus global pandemic, which means we’re occupying ourselves with off-the-field happenings. One notable such event that happens each year is the release of Forbes’ MLB franchise valuations, and Thursday occasioned the release of the 2020 version.  The vast majority of Read more