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Executive Transactions

The Jaguars named former 49ers GM TRENT BAALKE Dir of Player Personnel. Baalke replaces CHRIS POLIAN, who was "fired after seven seasons" with the team. From '17-19, Baalke "worked for the NFL as a football operations consultant" (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 2/5)....The Rays promoted JEREMY SOWERS to Major League Operations Manager and SAMMI BIRELEY to Baseball Administration Manager to "handle many of the responsibilities" held by former VP/Baseball Operations JAMES CLICK, who is now Astros GM (TAMPA BAY TIMES, 2/5)....The Red Bulls named KEVIN THELWELL Head of Sport. Thelwell joins the Red Bulls from EPL side Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in a newly created role with the MLS club (Red Bulls)....Sources said that Eagles Dir of High Performance SHAUN HULS and Dir of Rehabilitation SHIREEN MANSOORI "will not return" after their contracts were "allowed to expire" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2/5).

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