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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 26 / 17

GRAHAM FORD  "stepped down as Sri Lanka coach following the team's early exit" from the Int'l Cricket Council Champions Trophy. Ford was 15 months into his second stint with the team ( BBC, 6/24 ). ... EPL side Southampton appointed MAURICIO PELLEGRINO as manager. The 45-year-old Arge...

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