Tags: Coaches and Managers

Gregg Popovich Unsure if He Will Coach the San Antonio Spurs Next Season

DALLAS — Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs will soon become the fourth 70-year-old coach in N.B.A. history, but he remains undecided about coaching the Spurs beyond this season. Popovich, who turns 70 on Jan. 28, is in the last season of a five-year contract extension he signed after the Spurs won their most…

On Pro Football: The N.F.L.’s Minority Head Coaching Ranks Are Thinning

The number of minority coaches in the N.F.L. is likely to fall by half next season, suggesting that the league’s recent efforts to promote diversity in hiring are still a work in progress. Two weeks after the end of the regular season, nearly every new head coach hired has been white, which is certain to…

Crucial Reference Helped Adam Gase Land Jets Job: Peyton Manning

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Shortly before he was fired by the Miami Dolphins, Adam Gase requested a favor from one of his former pupils. He knew he would need some help convincing another team to take a chance on him so quickly after a disappointing three years as head coach of the Dolphins. Fortunately, a…