The head football coach at Vanden High School in Fairfield has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling thousands of dollars from athletic fundraising events, Fairfield police said.
Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson has been fired following a meeting with the team’s ownership group.
Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season. He also was previously the coach at Missouri State.
The 67-year-old Montgomery decided to retire following an up-and-down season that ended last Wednesday with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinals of the NIT.
Despite back-to-back 4-12 seasons and speculation that he could be fired, Dennis Allen will return as the Raiders coach in 2014, reports Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports.
Mark Watson has been named head coach of the San Jose Earthquakes after serving as the interim coach since June.
Sonny Dykes didn’t need more than two seconds to come up with an answer to the question, “Best advice you ever got from your father?”
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will return to Indianapolis on Sunday to drive the Indianapolis 500 pace car.
Athletic director Gene Bleymaier announced the move on Wednesday, a day after San Jose State’s season ended with a 67-49 loss to UTSA in the WAC tournament in Las Vegas.
Stanford football head coach David Shaw has agreed to a “long-term contract extension” that will keep him with his alma mater beyond the two years left on his remaining deal.