Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

Friday, September 5th, 2014

His team's awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise's chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record ...

San Diego Padres fire general manager Josh Byrnes

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

On Sunday the struggling San Diego Padres fired general manager Josh Byrnes. The move was abrupt and caught many in Major League Baseball by surprise but in truth, this had probably been coming for a while. Padres president and CEO Mike Dee said in a statement that the search for ...

Mike Munchak was fired by Titans because he refused to fire assistants

Monday, January 6th, 2014

The Tennessee Titans fired head coach Mike Munchak last week after several lackluster seasons. But the team's performance on the field wasn't the only factor in Munchak's dismissal. According to reports, the 53-year-old coach refused to reshuffle his coaching staff and make substantive changes, so the franchise cut him loose. Munchak ...

Don Mattingly: Los Angeles Dodgers to fire manager soon?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a $217 million payroll and currently sit at 17-25 and occupy last place in the National League West. They are seven games behind the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks and according to several reports, it will be a miracle if manager Don Mattingly lasts the week. The Dodgers ...

Exiting Rutgers Athletic Director getting $1.2 million payout

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Former Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti resigned last week amid the controversy over the release of video showing head basketball coach Mike Rice verbally and physically abusing players. But don't worry about Pernetti or his future prospects. The 42-year-old will leave his alma mater with a ridiculous payout of $1.2 ...