Georgia Tech to introduce Temple’s Geoff Collins as next head football coach

first_imgDecember 7, 2018 /Sports News – National Georgia Tech to introduce Temple’s Geoff Collins as next head football coach Written by Beau Lundcenter_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPhoto by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images(ATLANTA) — Just over a week after Georgia Tech head football coach Paul Johnson announced he would retire from that job at the end of the season, the Yellow Jackets have named Temple University’s Geoff Collins their next head coach.Collins led Temple to a 15-10 record and two bowl appearances in his two-year tenure. No coach in Temple history won as many games in his first two seasons at the school. Collins is from the Atlanta area, and has had two stints on the Georgia Tech coaching staff. Prior to his time at Temple, he also served as a defensive coordinator at the University of Florida, Mississippi State University, Florida International University and Western Carolina University.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Presidents Weekend Book Sale Set for Saturday

first_imgThe Friends and Volunteers of the Ocean City Free Public Library will hold its annual Presidents Weekend Book Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 15) in the atrium outside the library (1735 Simpson Ave.)Hardbacks and paperbacks will be available. For information, visit Friends organize hold book sales several times a year to support the library and literacy. Donated books and items are sold for a nominal price. Members spend many hours before each sale checking and sorting the books to be sure they are suitable for selling.Members volunteer to assist during the sale by collecting money, keeping the tables supplied with books, helping clients locate what they want and answering questions.last_img read more

Pelicans’ Julius Randle expected to decline player option, report says

first_imgIt appears like Julius Randle will test free agency.The Pelicans big man is expected to decline his $9 million player option this offseason, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. They are also expected to select Duke star Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick on June 20.Williamson has drawn comparisons to Randle, who is taller by two inches at 6-9 but is also more than 30 lbs lighter. It’s unclear how New Orleans will proceed, as it will have two undersized, athletic, left-handed forwards on the roster if they keep both.Nevertheless, New Orleans has plenty of options. Was very important for Randle to get another shot in free agency next summer if he wants it.— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) July 2, 2018″ target=”_blank”> report last year.The Pelicans agreed to send Anthony Davis to the Lakers on Saturday in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks, including the No. 4 pick in the 2019 draft. NBA free agency rumors: Kings prioritizing center, but unlikely to pursue Nikola Vuceviccenter_img NBA trade rumors: Nuggets explored pairing Anthony Davis with Nikola Jokic Pelicans‘ Julius Randle is not picking up his $9M player option for next season and will enter unrestricted free agency, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Randle is coming off his best NBA season (21.4 PPG, 8.7 RPG, 34.4 percent from 3-point range on 195 attempts).— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 17, 2019The 24-year-old is coming off a career year. He averaged 21.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game with New Orleans this past season.Randle left the Lakers in free agency after 2017-18. His two-year, $18 million deal with the Pelicans was meant to give him another shot at free agency in the summer of 2019 after he proved himself in New Orleans, according to an ESPN Related Newslast_img read more