UAE Team Fires Diego Maradona

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been fired by the Dubai based team, Al Wasl. Maradona was fired after Al Wasl finished eighth out of the 12 team UAE Pro League. The team failed to win a second tier game this season. Maradona had one year left on hos contract with Al Wasl. The board of directors met on Tuesday and decided to ax the Argentinean. The club issued a statement...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

High School Football Coach Kicks Player Off Team, Gets Fired

Christian Mahaffey, head football coach at Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, California, has been fired after the team quit in protest of a teammate being kicked off the team. Senior wide receiver/defensive end Guillermo Salazar was kicked off the team after informing coach Mahaffey that he would miss a game to attend a baseball showcase in Arizona. Salazar is a college...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Will Fire Bobby Valentine Within Next Two Days

Perhaps the worst kept secret in baseball, the Boston Red Sox will fire maligned manager Bobby Valentine once the season is completed. Jon Heyman reports that the Red Sox will make the move as soon as the regular season is over and could be made as soon as tomorrow. Heyman reports that the move is expected within the next couple of days. General manager Ben Cherington...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Red Sox Dismiss Manager Bobby Valentine

The Boston Red Sox has announced that manager Bobby Valentine would not return for the 2013 season. This comes as no surprise as the Red Sox struggled mightily this season and Valentine clashed with veterans, coaches, and front office officials. The Red Sox finished last in the AL East and had the team's worst record since 1964. Red Sox team president Larry Lucchino said...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins P upset with Guillen firing

The Miami Marlins have fired manager Ozzie Guillen today after a very trying season in South Beach and sky high expectations. One Marlins player was, to put lightly, wasn't pleased. Marlins pitcher Ricky Nolasco tweeted "U gotta b f***** s******g me" after learning about Guillen departure after only one season in Miami. Nolasco has since deleted the tweet, but it has since been...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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