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...Nelson was ready to step in. Golden State will rehire Nelson, the second-winningest coach in NBA history and the last coach to lead the downtrodden Warriors to the playoffs, today, a league source told The Associated Press. The source, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/30/oth_94573.shtml
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Georgia's Richt marks decade of success

...Going back further, Spurrier won in his seventh season at Florida and Philip Fulmer in his seventh at Tennessee.The last coach to win his first national title in his 10th season or beyond?Bobby Bowden in 1993 when Richt was his quarterbacks coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2010-08-28/georgias-richt-marks-deca
College | UGA | Sports | College Sports
Lynx center out to prove himself

...coach Chuck Weber. "Stan's a great coach who's playing me lots and has shown the same confidence in me that my last coach (Troy Mick) in junior did," Kelman said. "I just need to find one person to believe in me and give me the opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/12/lyn_390873.shtml
Lynx
Notre Dame believes it can become power again despite standards, schedule

...I think we can find the right mix of student-athletes and coaching skill to succeed at the highest level." The last coach to bring a national title to the Golden Dome agreed. "You don't change Notre Dame, and you don't want to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/11/col_325446.shtml
College
Blocked kick saves Lakeside

...on the ensuing extra point, keeping his team's 1-point lead intact. Paige of course saved his best heroics for last. "Coach Crislip said all week long, `Do you want to be 5-5 or do you want to be 6-4,"' Paige said. "We struggled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/14/hig_244669.shtml
High school | Cross Creek High School | Lakeside High School | Hephzibah High School
USBL team offers Sprewell a job -- at workingman's rate

...Tellem, did not return a telephone call. How does Seagulls coach Kevin Mackey feel about hiring a guy who choked his last coach? "I don't think he'd object to it. He himself was given a second chance," Gross said of Mackey, who resigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/23/oth_221114.shtml
Other sports
A new era begins for Fighting Irish

...with six-year deals -- Weis, Tyrone Willingham and George O'Leary, who resigned five days after his hiring. The last coach to get a five-year deal was Bob Davie, who took the job after the 1996 season. KELLY'S RECORD OF SUCCESS - Spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2009-12-12/new-era-begins-fighting-i
College | College Sports
Signing Day is like Christmas

...void that Musa Smith created by leaving early for the NFL. Georgia fans ate up reports that coach Mark Richt was the last coach to visit Sims in his home before Signing Day. They reason that an immediate vacancy might sway the superstar rusher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/05/mic_374656.shtml
Scott Michaux
College Football Today

...27-26. STARTING WELL Maryland coach Ralph Freidgen is the second Maryland coach to start his first season 4-0. The last coach to do so was H.C. Byrd in 1978. STARTING POORLY Notre Dame started a season 0-3 for the first time in school history...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/col_322808.shtml
College
Battier, Doherty win AP awards

...followed by Larry Eustachy of Iowa State (22), Al Skinner of Boston College (21) and Bill Self of Illinois (20). The last coach to win the award after his first season at a school was Kelvin Sampson of Oklahoma in 1995. The only other coach from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/31/nca_310172.shtml
College basketball