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04 / 17 / 14

La Liga side Real Sociedad extended the contract of coach JAGOBA ARRASATE , who will remain with the club through the '15-16 season. Arrasate is in his first year as Real Sociedad's head coach after serving as an assistant ( INSIDE SPANISH FOOTBALL, 4/16 ). ... MARCO POLO DEL NERO was elected u...

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09/04/13
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Manchester Evening News' MIKE KEEGAN : "#mcfc given 600 tickets (at £47 each) for CL clash at Plzen. Cue frantic checks of flight and hotel cancellation policies..." Bloomberg's TARIQ PANJA : "Arrived in Argentina for the IOC Congress. Should have checked the weather forecast. Bit dif ...

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09/03/13
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Second Bundesliga club 1860 Munich "reacted to its most recent loss and fired head coach" ALEXANDER SCHMIDT on Saturday. Assistant coach MARKUS VON AHLEN "will take over the team on an interim basis" ( SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG, 8/31 ). ... The Federation of Uganda FA's has elected MOSES MAGOG ...

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09/03/13
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Former Real Madrid footballer ISIDRO SÁNCHEZ , who also played for La Liga side Real Betis, died Monday at the age of 76 in Seville, Spain. Sánchez played for Real Madrid from '61-65 and retired in '71 ( MARCA, 9/2 ). ... Sri Lankan cricketer KUMAR SANGAKKARA and officials of Sri ...

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09/03/13
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NBC F1 reporter WILL BUXTON : "Showed my daughter photo of who is in @RushMovieUK. She is very excited I might meet Thor." German footballer MESUT Ö ZIL : "dear fans of real madrid, thank you very much for three wonderful years with all of you. my time at real madrid..." PA's MAR ...

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08/30/13
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Second Bundesliga club FC Kaiserslautern "has parted ways with head coach" FRANCO FODA . The club "started with three wins and two losses into the '13-14 season." The team's most recent loss to VfR Aalen "seems to have been the decisive sign for the management to release the coach." Foda "took over ...

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08/30/13
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RAFAEL NADAL will play an exhibition match on Nov. 17 in Lima, Perú against fellow Spaniard DAVID FERRER in a rematch of this year's French Open final. Nadal will also play an exhibition against DAVID NALBANDIAN in Buenos Aires on Nov. 23 ( EL PAIS, 8/28 ). ... Oracle Team USA CEO ...

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08/30/13
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Reuters' ALAN BALDWIN : "It's called silly season for a reason...reports that @danielricciardo can't fit into car yet to be built by team yet to confirm him." London Evening Standard's MIHIR BOSE : "On the basis of the draw Mourinho is not just the Special One but the Lucky one, Such an eas ...

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08/29/13
PFA CEO Accused Of Running Up Debts

Professional Footballers’ Association CEO GORDON TAYLOR "has remained tight-lipped" Wednesday morning over claims that he ran up gambling debts of £100,000 ($155,000) after placing up to £4M ($6.2M) in bets in the space of 30 months, according to the LONDON TIMES. Taylor, who ha ...

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08/29/13
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Argentine second division side Independiente on Wednesday presented OMAR DE FELIPPE as its new coach. Independiente, "which is looking to return to the Argentine first division," has hired a coach who has "twice helped Argentine teams achieve promotion to the first division: with Olimpo in '09-10 ...

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08/29/13
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New South Wales Minister for Sport & Recreation GRAHAM ANNESLEY "has resigned" to become the head of the Gold Coast Titans rugby league franchise, admitting that "he is not a very good politician." Annesley said, "Politics is a tough game. I have never really considered myself to be a politici ...

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