Tag: Bob

  • Bob Knight, Indiana’s combustible coaching giant, dies at age 83

    Article content BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight, the brilliant and combustible coach who won three NCAA titles at Indiana and for years was the scowling face of college basketball has died. He was 83. Article content Knight’s family made the announcement on social media on Wednesday night, saying he was surrounded by family members…

  • Bob Melvin is leaving the San Diego Padres to manage the San Francisco Giants

    Article content The San Francisco Giants have hired manager Bob Melvin away from the division rival San Diego Padres, three people with direct knowledge of the agreement said Tuesday. Article content The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither team had made a formal announcement of Melvin’s hiring — which…