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Tommy Lasorda: Hall of Fame MLB manager dies at 93

Tommy Lasorda: Hall of Fame MLB manager dies at 93

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Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Lasorda died after he sustained a sudden cardiopulmonary (cardiac) arrest at 7:09 p.m. PST Thursday at his home in Southern California. He was transported to a local hospital to be resuscitated, but was pronounced dead at 10:57 p.m. PST. Advertisement "Tommy Lasorda was one of the finest managers our game has ever known," MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. "He loved life as a Dodger. His career began as a pitcher in 1949, but he is, of course, best known as the manager of two World Series champions and four pennant-winning clubs. "His passion, success, charisma and sense of humor turned him into an international celebrity, a stature that he used to grow our sport. Tommy...
Arsenal news LIVE: Carabao Cup tie vs Man City latest, Mikel Arteta may not be sacked and manager has transfer plans

Arsenal news LIVE: Carabao Cup tie vs Man City latest, Mikel Arteta may not be sacked and manager has transfer plans

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talkSPORT brings you the latest Arsenal news, transfer gossip and biggest talking points. The pressure is on boss Mikel Arteta with the club having failed to win in the Premier League since November 1, and the Gunners are now being tipped for RELEGATION. Surely, the unthinkable won’t happen, but what needs to be done to save the club from falling off a cliff? Follow our latest Arsenal updates below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
‘I was a stage manager and now I’m a bike mechanic’

‘I was a stage manager and now I’m a bike mechanic’

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Ryan Giggs: Wales manager will not take charge of November games

Ryan Giggs: Wales manager will not take charge of November games

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Manager Ryan Giggs will not be involved in Wales' three matches in November, with assistant Robert Page taking charge of the team.The 46-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend, several newspapers have reported."The Football Association of Wales and Ryan Giggs have mutually agreed that he will not be involved in the upcoming international camp," the FAW said.Wales will now announce their squad for games against the United States, the Republic of Ireland and Finland on Thursday."Our agreed immediate priority is preparing the team for the upcoming international matches," the governing body's statement added."Robert Page, with Ryan's support, will take charge for the next three matches against the USA, Republic of Ireland and Finland, supported by Albert Stuivenberg."T...
Washington Nationals, manager Dave Martinez agree to extension

Washington Nationals, manager Dave Martinez agree to extension

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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals and manager Dave Martinez have reached an agreement on a multiyear contract extension. League sources told ESPN and USA Today Sports on Friday that Martinez agreed to a three-year extension worth about $ 7.5 million. The team has yet to confirm the agreement. Advertisement Martinez had an option on his contract for the 2021 season, but the new deal will replace that and keep him with the Nationals organization through the 2023 season. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo -- who signed a new contract earlier this season -- previously said that re-signing Martinez was a priority for the club. "That's priority one is to get Davey taken care of," Rizzo told reporters earlier this month. "My plan is, and my preference is, to not pick up the option and...