Hockey India struggles with coaching staff crunch

Baskaran’s view“I don’t understand the planning. Everyone knew things would not go as scheduled as far back as March, during the first lockdown. And yet the players were kept at SAI till June without any training. They should have been allowed to go back much before,” said former India coach and captain V. Baskaran.

Bournemouth’s Arnaut Danjuma finally sees off battling Blackburn

Stacey’s strike gave Tindall cause for optimism but Bournemouth struggled to penetrate. When Blackburn strayed forward approaching the interval, Johnson reaped the rewards from a speculative strike, though it was a goal Mark Travers will not want to see in a hurry, with the Republic of Ireland goalkeeper filing an early contender for an end-of-season […]

Neil McKenzie named South Africa’s high performance batting coach

“The goal is to make sure that South African cricket is strong. We’ve got a really powerful group of cricketers coming through that can only strengthen the national side and can challenge players in the national team,” CSA Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith said in a release.

Southern Miss parts ways with head coach Jay Hopson

With a stint at Division II Delta State sandwiched between in 1993, Hopson started out as a graduate assistant with the likes of Tulane (1992), LSU (1994) and Florida (1995). He made his way into coaching after a four-year playing career at Ole Miss from 1988-91, a defensive back for the Rebels.

Former Ghana midfielder Essien joins coaching team of FC Nordsjaelland

The Ghanaian footballer announced on his official twitter account on Wednesday, “I am delighted to have joined FC Nordsjaelland coaching staff as part of my development towards my full coaching license. I will also be assisting the players on and off the pitch as part of my role.”

Nets coach Nash: I did skip the line for job

“But at the same time, I think leading an NBA team for almost two decades is pretty unique. So while I haven’t necessarily learned some of the skills that I’ll definitely seek to understand and learn as far as the technical aspects of coaching, I was never far from that.

Bills, Rams, Chargers, 49ers, Jaguars head coach changes assessed

The second-round selection of tight end Gerald Everett is the sort of weapon McVay can use like Jordan Reed, with the pair possessing very similar skill-sets. In Washington, Reed was given opportunities to flash his run-after-catch and seam-stretching ability. Tavon Austin, with his speed, can be the Jamison Crowder-type to clear out space for Everett.

Neil McKenzie named South Africa’s high performance batting coach

The 44-year-old McKenzie, who had stepped down from his position as Bangladesh’s batting coach last month, is one of the seven appointees announced by Cricket South Africa as part of its High-Performance management team which will work in alignment with the national men’s and women’s coaching staff.

Memphis Grizzlies hire MIT’s Sonia Raman as assistant coach

MIT participates in the NCAA’s Division III, the tier of mostly smaller colleges and universities that prohibit athletic scholarships and are seldom viewed as pathways to the professional ranks. The Cambridge school’s most prominent claim to sports fame has typically been the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the so-called Super Bowl of analytics made popular […]

Grizzlies hire MIT women’s basketball coach Sonia Raman as assistant

Raman spent the past 12 seasons as women’s basketball coach at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she reached the NCAA Tournament twice. The Engineers went 91-45 over her final five seasons. She started coaching as an assistant at her alma mater, Tufts. She then spent six years as an assistant at Wellesley.