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Manchester United Fires Manager

AP | STEVE DOUGLAS | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's some feat to turn one of the world's most storied and valuable sports brands into a mere also-ran in the space of 10...

Stepping Out Gracefully, Without Stepping in It -- How About Mandela?

Juliet Asante | Posted 02.08.2014 | World
Juliet Asante

Stepping out gracefully, without stepping in was one of the themes at the Aspen gathering this year. I remember sitting in the room and taking it all ...

Fergie Goes After Fame-Hungry Beckham

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- LONDON (AP) — Alex Ferguson criticizes David Beckham's preoccupation with fame in his new autobiography. At Manchester United, Ferguson d...

The Greatest Manager In Sports?

ESPN FC | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports

It's April 2003, and Real Madrid are in town. Manchester United trail 3-1 from the first leg and are looking to the Champions League to save their sea...

HIGHLIGHTS: Alex Ferguson's Triumphant Old Trafford Farwell

Posted 05.13.2013 | Sports

By George Ankers, Rio Ferdinand's late strike ensured that an emotional Old Trafford said goodbye to Sir Alex Ferguson and Paul Scholes fi...

Fergie's Replacement

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 07.09.2013 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England — David Moyes inherited one of the toughest and most coveted jobs in soccer on Thursday – succeeding Alex Ferguson as ...

Manchester United Manager Retiring After 26 Years

AP | ROB HARRIS | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England — During more than a quarter of a century in charge of Manchester United, Alex Ferguson has always found the way to win &nda...

Soccer Fan Dials '911' To Protest Red Card

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.07.2013 | Sports

If England's emergency line had a penalty system, one overzealous soccer fan might be dealt his own red card. A Manchester United loyalist dialed t...

What Can One Learn About Management From Sir Alex Ferguson?

Quora | Posted 02.20.2013 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Shivram Subramanian, Developer at Hatch Labs NO ONE IS BIGGER THAN THE TEAMJaap Stam. Roy Ke...

Soccer's Howling Wolves -- Will They Come for Sir Alex Ferguson?

Alan Black | Posted 02.07.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

Coming out of the shadow is the question that many have been afraid to ask -- when should the Alex Ferguson era come to an end at Manchester United?

Soccer Manager Tries To Ban Reporter

AP | By SIMON HAYDON | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

LONDON -- Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has told an aide to ban an Associated Press sports writer after he asked a question about midfielder...

Sir Alex Ferguson's Hairdryer -- A Soccer Player's Fear

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

When a spoiled ego like Wayne Rooney wants to bolt and insults Sir Alex in the process, it's really no contest. Fergie learned to put down the show offs and the powerful in the shipyards of Glasgow.

FIFA Helping Brazil's Football Makeover

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

Campaigning for a fourth term as FIFA president, Sepp Blatter singled out Brazil's professional football culture for reforms and is using his office as a bully pulpit to make it happen.

Con Games: My Year With the Premiership

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Conniff

The spiritual forces aligned just so for me in the televised sports world this annum when I somehow found myself with access to Fox Soccer Channel and the English Premier League.