San Jose State football coach Mike MacIntyre reiterated Wednesday that he has not been contacted about any other jobs. Also, the school said it's working on keeping him with the Spartans.

"We want Coach Mac to stay," athletic director Gene Bleymaier said. "He's done a phenomenal job. We're doing everything we possibly can to keep him. We've been working on that for months."

Those measures include looking to increase MacIntyre's annual salary, which is in the $450,000 range, and improving facilities. "It's everything," Bleymaier said. "It's trying to improve the program in every way we can."

MacIntyre's name has come up in discussions regarding several openings, including Cal's vacancy.

"There's always a million rumors out there, but I haven't heard anything," he said. "We love it here. We want to be here. ... I hope it's going to be like that the next 15 years that I'm here."

Soccer

The Earthquakes declined an option on defender Ramiro Corrales, but the 2012 MLS All-Star is expected to return next year, possibly as player/coach.

"Ramiro will be back," general manager John Doyle said. "We'll just change his role a little bit."

In moves to remain within the league's salary cap, the Quakes didn't pick up options on Corrales, Joey Gjertsen, Ike Opara, Khari Stephenson and Tim Ward. Corrales made $183,875 this season, according to figures released by the MLS Players' Union. Stephenson made $203,333.33; Opara $185,900; Gjertsen $93,625; and Ward $65,000.


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"Ideally we'd like to get everyone back and keep it within the salary cap," Doyle said. "Under current numbers we can't do that."

  • Former Cal star Alex Morgan had three first-half goals and the U.S. women's national team beat Ireland 5-0 in an exhibition in Portland, Ore.

    Staff writers Jimmy Durkin and Elliott Almond and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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