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Angels fire manager Joe Maddon, then walk out and suffer 13th straight loss

A week ago, while speaking to reporters in a tunnel between the visiting dugout and the Yankee Stadium clubhouse, Angels general manager Perry Minasian bristled as he suggested a Major reshuffle was needed for a team that had lost six straight games and was drifting into mediocrity. “Our goal in two months is to be …

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It’s Joe Biden versus Elon Musk in a war of words over the state of the US economy

Who are you going to believe: the richest man in the world or the president with plummeting polls? Billionaire Elon Musk has such a ‘super bad feeling’ about the US economy under President Biden that he plans to dismiss around 10% of workers in his electric car company Tesla, he appeared on Friday. Biden reacted …

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The Phillies had to fire Joe Girardi as manager but their woes remain

The Phillies always been a false competitor. By pay alone, they tricked some people into believing otherwise. Only the Dishes, Dodgers and Yankees spent more than Philadelphia’s $233 million. But it was going to be tough for the Phillies to push 90 wins with poor defense and questionable bullpen. Joe Girardi paid the price for …

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Firing Joe Girardi wouldn’t solve the Phillies’ problems

With Phillies Manager Joe Girardi faces questions from reporters about his job security, owner John Middleton and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski must consider the following. • Would Girardi’s departure provoke howls of injustice from players, fans and the media? (Probably not.) • Who would replace Girardi? (There is no obvious answer.) • Would …

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Firing Joe Girardi wouldn’t solve the Phillies’ problems

With Phillies Manager Joe Girardi faces questions from reporters about his job security, owner John Middleton and president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski must consider the following. • Would Girardi’s departure provoke howls of injustice from players, fans and the media? (Probably not.) • Who would replace Girardi? (There is no obvious answer.) • Would …

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