Steven Tosches, Princeton's offensive coordinator the past two years, was named the school's interim football coach by Athletic Director Robert Myslik, two days after the death of Coach Ron Rogerson.

Rogerson, 44, died Saturday after an apparent heart attack while jogging in Wolfeboro, N.H. Tosches, 31, a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, joined the Princeton staff in 1985 after coaching with Rogerson at Maine. He becomes the second-youngest coach in the Ivy League. Buddy Teevens of Dartmouth is 30 . . .

Hal Kuck, who recently became a University of Nebraska graduate assistant football coach, committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning, the Seward County sheriff said.

Kuck was Norfolk High School's head coach from 1976 until he resigned July 13 to join the Nebraska staff.

Kuck, 48, was found dead in his pickup truck at 7 a.m. by his brother-in-law, Sheriff Roger Anderson said. A hose ran from the exhaust pipe of the truck to the wing window on the passenger's side, Anderson said.

"Taking on a new job, it's hard to say why," Anderson said. "He left a note in his notebook. It just said, 'Sorry and I love you,' " and wasn't addressed to anyone . . .

Youngstown State University head basketball coach Bill Dailey died after an illness. He was 33. Dailey, who had been undergoing cancer treatments, took over the head coaching job in March when the university fired Mike Rice. The Canfield resident had a heart attack while vacationing in Toronto . . .

Ed Peery, 51, the winningest wrestling coach in Navy history, is retiring to become deputy physical education officer at the Academy, Navy Director of Athletics J.O. Coppedge announced. Peery, his father and brother all were three-time NCAA individual champions. He came to Navy in 1959 as an assistant to Ray Swartz and, one year later, succeeded Swartz as coach. His 27-year record is 311-90-14.