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September 17, 2009

Seattle U Hires Bonvicini

Seattle University has hired Joan Bonvicini as the school's new women's basketball coach. she had been fired by Arizona in 2008 after 17 years. Bonvicini has amassed 612 wins in her 29-year coaching career.seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/200...

September 17, 2009

Spoelstra-Riley Take Pay Cuts To Avoid Layoffs

Eric Spoelstra, Miami Heat head coach, and Pat Riley, the Heat's team president, are among the the team's employees taking up to a 20-percent pay cut to avoid layoffs. Player salaries are not affected.sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=4475244 Spoe...

September 17, 2009

Storm Signs Agler To 2-Year Deal

Brian Agler received a two-year contract from the Seattle Storm Monday. Agler has taken Seattle to two consecutive playoff appearances and last season's mark of 22-12 was the best in franchise history.www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=39...

September 17, 2009

Stringer’s Road To The HOF

The New York Times published an interesting piece on Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee C. Vivian Stringer and her path to greatness.www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/sports/basketball/10rhoden.html?_r=1 Stringer's Road To The HOF The New York Times ...

September 17, 2009

Successful Coach Shifting To Softball

After putting together 324-285 career record as a high school basketball coach in Connecticut, Tom Pardalis is switching sports after accepting the head softball job at Manhattan College in New York. Pardalis, 59, had coached at Danbury High, his alm...

September 17, 2009

Tenn. Tech Hires Messer

Tennessee Tech University has named Sytia Messer as its new women's basketball coach. Messer played for the University of Arkansas and had been an assistant at Arkansas State, the University of Memphis and Georgia Tech prior to the Tennessee Tech job...

September 17, 2009

Texas A&M International Names Men’s Coach

Texas A&M International University named former University of Alaska-Anchorage associate head coach Shane Rinner as its new head men's coach.www.adn.com/sports/college/story/894247.html Texas A&M International Names Men's Coach Texas A&M Internationa...

September 17, 2009

Tree Rollins Taking Over Unnamed Franchise

The Greenville (S.C.) franchise of the Premier Basketball League has named Wayne "Tree" Rollins as its coach and director of player development. The franchise, which doesn't have a name yet, is set to begin play in January. Rollins is a former standp...