Author: Lansing State Journal

Why these three NBA coaches are on the hot seat

Being an NBA head coach is a challenging job.  Just ask Tyronn Lue, who — after helping lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to three consecutive Finals and one of the most stunning championships in modern sports history — was let go last week following an 0-6 start.  He was the league’s first head coach

Pedro Strop, Brandon Kintzler stay with Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs exercised their $6.25 million option for Pedro Strop on Thursday, and fellow reliever Brandon Kintzler picked up his $5 million player option. Strop can earn $750,000 in performance bonuses next year based on games finis…