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August 20, 2012
According to a report from SI.com, Boston Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren has emerged as a "serious candidate" to succeed Rod Thorn as the 76ers' president. Zarren, who has worked hand-in-hand with general manager Danny Ainge, joins a group of candidates that includes former Portland assistant general manager and ESPN analyst Tom Penn and former New Orleans general manger Jeff Bower. Penn has already interviewed twice for the job and was at one time considered the favorite to replace Thorn, who still has one year left on his contract.
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August 23, 2012
This story has been corrected. IN THEIR SEARCH for a new general manager to replace Rod Thorn, the 76ers, according to SI.com, have turned their attention to Sam Hinkie, the Houston Rockets' executive vice president of basketball operations. Hinkie, who has an MBA from Stanford, is considered a leader in the league's analytics movement and has been the Rockets' second-in-command behind general manager Daryl Morey for 5 years. According to the source, the Sixers have received permission to speak with Hinkie, though it's not known whether he has met with owner Josh Harris or any other team executive.
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November 27, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Texas A&M turned to a former assistant to lead the program back to prominence. Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman was hired at A & M yesterday, 3 days after Dennis Franchione resigned. Sherman, an assistant head coach with the Houston Texans for two seasons, will return to the school where he was the offensive line coach from 1989-93 and in 1995-96. "It's like coming back home," Sherman said. "I told my wife, you can unpack the boxes on this move. I've moved about 10 times in my career.
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December 13, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Former Villanova great Billy Joe is taking over as head coach at Division II Miles College in Birmingham, Ala. The 67-year-old Joe ranks behind only former Grambling State coach Eddie Robinson in victories at historically black colleges with 237 wins in 31 seasons at Cheyney, Central (Ohio) State and Florida A & M. "My sabbatical is over with," Joe, who spent last season out of coaching, told the Associated Press.. "I took some time out for rest, research and travel. Now, I am invigorated, I'm energized and ready to go back to work.
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September 14, 2012 | By John N. Mitchell, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The 76ers, having gone outside the organization early on in their search for a general manager to eventually replace Rod Thorn, are now looking inward - this time at senior vice president of basketball operations Tony DiLeo. According to a team source, the Sixers, who have interviewed four others from outside the organization for Thorn's position, were impressed with the role DiLeo played this summer alongside Thorn as the team rebuilt the team around center Andrew Bynum. Attempts to reach DiLeo via phone were unsuccessful.
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January 19, 2006 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Pat Devlin, the star quarterback from Downington East High, called University of Miami coach Larry Coker last week to tell him he was keeping his options open, the Miami Herald reported last night. Devlin had orally committed to Miami in July. "He's exploring Virginia and Penn State," East coach Mike Matta told the Herald. Matta said he was with Devlin last Thursday when the senior called Coker. Miami quarterbacks coach Dan Werner, who recruited Devlin and is a friend of Matta's, was one of four coaches fired by Coker on Jan. 2. Fresno State coach Pat Hill agreed to a contract extension through 2010 after interviewing for several NFL head-coaching positions this month.
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December 13, 1997 | Daily News Wire Services
The women's soccer coach at Pennsylvania's Lock Haven University, accused by a player and trainer of throwing a game to keep a rival team out of the playoffs, resigned yesterday. Trevor Warren said he "decided to pursue another avenue" and had found a new job coaching soccer. He declined to say where. He also denied telling his players not to win when they played West Chester on Nov. 1. Lock Haven lost the game, 5-1, and when East Stroudsburg won two games that weekend, Bloomsburg was knocked from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference playoffs.
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June 5, 2001 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The American Hockey League is adding six teams from the International Hockey League, which officially folded yesterday. The AHL, founded in 1936, already had 20 teams and has become the main developmental league for the NHL. All 30 NHL teams, including the Flyers, will supply players to the AHL. The IHL's Milwaukee Admirals, Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Utah Grizzlies, Houston Aeros, and Manitoba Moose are joining the AHL, which...
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July 29, 2005 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Barry Alvarez's 16th season as Wisconsin's football coach will be his last. Alvarez said yesterday that he will step down after this year and focus on his role as the school's athletic director, a job he took on in 2004. He already has picked his successor in defensive coordinator Bret Bielema. Alvarez, 58, is the winningest coach in school history, with a 108-70-4 record in 15 seasons. Former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson, 63, has agreed to coach Panama's national team, his first coaching job since the university fired him on March 1, 2002, after he asked to have his contract bought out. Southern Mississippi football coach Jeff Bower suspended two players for the season opener, including star kick returner John Eubanks, dismissed two others, and said the team's leading rusher and another player have quit the squad.
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July 29, 2005 | Daily News Wire Services
For Barry Alvarez, it's time. Fifteen seasons coaching Wisconsin, three Rose Bowl titles and a year serving as both coach and athletic director convinced Alvarez it was time to step down as head coach after the 2005 season. In the process, he picked defensive coordinator Bret Bielema as his successor. Alvarez assumed both roles in April 2004, saying he planned to eventually transition into a full-time athletic director. He said yesterday the two jobs have started to take their toll because of the constant demands on his time.
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September 14, 2012 | By John N. Mitchell, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The 76ers, having gone outside the organization early on in their search for a general manager to eventually replace Rod Thorn, are now looking inward - this time at senior vice president of basketball operations Tony DiLeo. According to a team source, the Sixers, who have interviewed four others from outside the organization for Thorn's position, were impressed with the role DiLeo played this summer alongside Thorn as the team rebuilt the team around center Andrew Bynum. Attempts to reach DiLeo via phone were unsuccessful.
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August 23, 2012
This story has been corrected. IN THEIR SEARCH for a new general manager to replace Rod Thorn, the 76ers, according to SI.com, have turned their attention to Sam Hinkie, the Houston Rockets' executive vice president of basketball operations. Hinkie, who has an MBA from Stanford, is considered a leader in the league's analytics movement and has been the Rockets' second-in-command behind general manager Daryl Morey for 5 years. According to the source, the Sixers have received permission to speak with Hinkie, though it's not known whether he has met with owner Josh Harris or any other team executive.
SPORTS
August 20, 2012
According to a report from SI.com, Boston Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren has emerged as a "serious candidate" to succeed Rod Thorn as the 76ers' president. Zarren, who has worked hand-in-hand with general manager Danny Ainge, joins a group of candidates that includes former Portland assistant general manager and ESPN analyst Tom Penn and former New Orleans general manger Jeff Bower. Penn has already interviewed twice for the job and was at one time considered the favorite to replace Thorn, who still has one year left on his contract.
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December 13, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Former Villanova great Billy Joe is taking over as head coach at Division II Miles College in Birmingham, Ala. The 67-year-old Joe ranks behind only former Grambling State coach Eddie Robinson in victories at historically black colleges with 237 wins in 31 seasons at Cheyney, Central (Ohio) State and Florida A & M. "My sabbatical is over with," Joe, who spent last season out of coaching, told the Associated Press.. "I took some time out for rest, research and travel. Now, I am invigorated, I'm energized and ready to go back to work.
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November 27, 2007 | Daily News Wire Services
Texas A&M turned to a former assistant to lead the program back to prominence. Former Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman was hired at A & M yesterday, 3 days after Dennis Franchione resigned. Sherman, an assistant head coach with the Houston Texans for two seasons, will return to the school where he was the offensive line coach from 1989-93 and in 1995-96. "It's like coming back home," Sherman said. "I told my wife, you can unpack the boxes on this move. I've moved about 10 times in my career.
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January 19, 2006 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Pat Devlin, the star quarterback from Downington East High, called University of Miami coach Larry Coker last week to tell him he was keeping his options open, the Miami Herald reported last night. Devlin had orally committed to Miami in July. "He's exploring Virginia and Penn State," East coach Mike Matta told the Herald. Matta said he was with Devlin last Thursday when the senior called Coker. Miami quarterbacks coach Dan Werner, who recruited Devlin and is a friend of Matta's, was one of four coaches fired by Coker on Jan. 2. Fresno State coach Pat Hill agreed to a contract extension through 2010 after interviewing for several NFL head-coaching positions this month.
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July 29, 2005 | Daily News Wire Services
For Barry Alvarez, it's time. Fifteen seasons coaching Wisconsin, three Rose Bowl titles and a year serving as both coach and athletic director convinced Alvarez it was time to step down as head coach after the 2005 season. In the process, he picked defensive coordinator Bret Bielema as his successor. Alvarez assumed both roles in April 2004, saying he planned to eventually transition into a full-time athletic director. He said yesterday the two jobs have started to take their toll because of the constant demands on his time.
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July 29, 2005 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Barry Alvarez's 16th season as Wisconsin's football coach will be his last. Alvarez said yesterday that he will step down after this year and focus on his role as the school's athletic director, a job he took on in 2004. He already has picked his successor in defensive coordinator Bret Bielema. Alvarez, 58, is the winningest coach in school history, with a 108-70-4 record in 15 seasons. Former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson, 63, has agreed to coach Panama's national team, his first coaching job since the university fired him on March 1, 2002, after he asked to have his contract bought out. Southern Mississippi football coach Jeff Bower suspended two players for the season opener, including star kick returner John Eubanks, dismissed two others, and said the team's leading rusher and another player have quit the squad.
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June 5, 2001 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
The American Hockey League is adding six teams from the International Hockey League, which officially folded yesterday. The AHL, founded in 1936, already had 20 teams and has become the main developmental league for the NHL. All 30 NHL teams, including the Flyers, will supply players to the AHL. The IHL's Milwaukee Admirals, Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Utah Grizzlies, Houston Aeros, and Manitoba Moose are joining the AHL, which...
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December 13, 1997 | Daily News Wire Services
The women's soccer coach at Pennsylvania's Lock Haven University, accused by a player and trainer of throwing a game to keep a rival team out of the playoffs, resigned yesterday. Trevor Warren said he "decided to pursue another avenue" and had found a new job coaching soccer. He declined to say where. He also denied telling his players not to win when they played West Chester on Nov. 1. Lock Haven lost the game, 5-1, and when East Stroudsburg won two games that weekend, Bloomsburg was knocked from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference playoffs.
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