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Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

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Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is staying in the AFC East for his next coaching gig. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN that the New York Jets are hiring the 40-year-old. Gase owned a 23-25 record in three seasons with the Dolphins. The Dolphins fired Gase on New Year's Eve. Gase led the Dolphins into the playoffs with a 10-6 record in his first season. Miami went 6-10 in 2017 and 7-9 in 2018. The Jets fired coach Todd Bowles on December 30. Bowles posted a 24-40 mark in four seasons with the Jets. Gase entered the NFL coaching ranks as a scouting assistant with the Detroit Lions in 2003. He later served as an offensive assistant and quarterbacks coach with the NFC North franchise before joining the San Francisco 49ers in 2008 as an offensive assistant. Gase worked w...
Steelers coach Tomlin promises change is on way

Steelers coach Tomlin promises change is on way

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Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin says change will be on the way after a disappointing season in which the Steelers failed to make the playoffs. "Change is a part of this, particularly when you are having press conferences like today," Tomlin told reporters Thursday. "Our staff doesn't run away from that. I'm acknowledging that change is a part of where we're headed. And I'm open to it because I'm not interested in doing this [again next year]." The Steelers had some impressive wins, most notably beating defending AFC champion New England at home in mid-December. But there were some bad losses, to the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders, that kept them out of the postseason. They also dealt with their fair share of drama -- from running back Le'Veon Bell holding out to receiver ...
Andy Farrell to replace Joe Schmidt as Ireland coach after World Cup

Andy Farrell to replace Joe Schmidt as Ireland coach after World Cup

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Joe Schmidt is to stand down as Ireland's head coach after the 2019 World Cup and will be replaced by current defence coach Andy Farrell.Schmidt, 53, said he had decided to finish coaching and focus on family commitments.He has been with Ireland since 2013 and this year guided them to their third Grand Slam and a first victory on home soil over New Zealand. "I feel that Irish rugby is in good hands," said Schmidt."The management and players have been incredible to work with and the tremendous support we have had, particularly at home in the Aviva, but where ever we have travelled, has been uplifting."Farrell, 43, joined the Ireland set-up in April 2016 as defence coach, having previously had ...
Thai cave where rescue of boys and coach unfolded may become tourist attraction

Thai cave where rescue of boys and coach unfolded may become tourist attraction

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It may be the most famous cave in the world and could soon become Thailand's biggest tourist attraction. The underground maze where the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach unfolded might be made into a sightseeing destination, Thai officials said Tuesday. "In this crisis situation, today, I don't want to talk about work, but I think the Thai people, we are lucky that we are going to have a world-class tourist attraction," Chongklai Woraponsathron, Thailand's deputy head of national parks, said during a news conference Tuesday. He said the final decision to turn the cave into a must-see travel site would be up to the Thailand Department of Natural Resources. But Woraponsathron floated the idea, assuming that people from around the world who have been following the sto...
Aussie coach quits in another tearful news conference

Aussie coach quits in another tearful news conference

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Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann has tearfully resigned - just hours after disgraced former captain Steve Smith broke down before the world's media.Lehmann will quit after the current Test series in South Africa after three players were sent home for ball-tampering.The Australian coach was cleared by Cricket Australia of having a role in the cheat scandal but told a news conference "it's the right time to step away".He said: "I'm ultimately responsible for the culture of the team and I've been thinking about my position for a while."Despite telling media yesterday that I'm not resigning, after reviewing Steve and Cameron's hurting it's only fair that I make this decision."This will allow Cricket Australia to complete a full review into the culture of the team and allow them to imple...