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Los Angeles Kings hire former Oilers, Sharks head coach Todd McLellan

Los Angeles Kings hire former Oilers, Sharks head coach Todd McLellan

Sports
April 16 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms with Todd McLellan on a multiyear contract to become the franchise's next head coach, the team announced Tuesday. Sources told the Athletic that McLellan will receive a five-year contract worth about $ 5 million annually. He was also linked to the head coaching job with the Buffalo Sabres before joining the Kings. McLellan replaces Willie Desjardins, who served as the Kings' interim coach last season. Desjardins wasn't retained by the team after the Kings slumped to the league's second-worst record. The Edmonton Oilers fired McLellan in November after a 9-10-1 start to the season. He previously led the Oilers to their first 100-point season since 1987 and their only playoff appearance since 2006. He coached the Oilers since the 2015...
Suns agree to hire Jeff Bower as new VP of basketball operations

Suns agree to hire Jeff Bower as new VP of basketball operations

Sports
April 10 (UPI) -- The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a deal with veteran executive Jeff Bower to join the team as their new senior vice president of basketball operations. Bower will join a Suns team that has the second-worst record in the NBA at 19-63. Sources told ESPN that current general manger James Jones could still have a role in the Suns' front office. Bower last served as general manager of the Detroit Pistons from 2014 to 2018. Before that he was with the New Orleans Hornets, as general manager for two stints from 2002 to 2003 and 2005 to 2010. He also was the head coach for the Hornets for 73 games during the 2009-2010 season. Bower coached at Marist college for the 2013-14 season. Bower will take over a Suns team that has missed the postseason for nine straight seasons. ...
Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Reports: Jets expected to hire Adam Gase as next coach

Sports
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...
Florida State expected to hire OC Bell away from Maryland

Florida State expected to hire OC Bell away from Maryland

Sports
Maryland offensive coordinator Walt Bell is expected to be hired as Florida State's offensive coordinator, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. Bell, 32, will join the staff of new Seminoles head coach Willie Taggart, who took over after Jimbo Fisher left to take the Texas A&M head coaching job. Two other Maryland offensive assistants have already left: Anthony Tucker departed to become the running backs coach at Central Florida and offensive line coach Tyler Bowen left to take the same position at Penn State. Bell was one of Maryland coach DJ Durkin's first hires when he took over in College Park in 2015. Bell brought an up-tempo spread offense to Maryland, which finished 11th in the Big Ten in points (24.1) and total yards per game (323) in 2017. The Terps scored 51 points agai...
Banks hire ex-RBI men to avoid slip-ups

Banks hire ex-RBI men to avoid slip-ups

Finance
MUMBAI: Tighter regulations, closer scrutiny and higher possibility of fines by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased the importance of compliance for banks in the last few years. As a result, former officials from RBI's banking supervision department have found themselves to be in charge of this key function across banks. Compliance has become more important for banks, especially as RBI has moved to prescribing regulations like deciding how much payment companies can charge on card transactions and forcing banks to be more transparent, for example, by asking them to make public the divergence of NPAs after RBI inspection. Small and big local banks namely Kotak Mahindra Bank, IndusInd Bank, RBL Bank and IDFC Bank, and even the newly-launched Paytm Payments Bank have former ...