Sports News Roundup: Soccer-Ramsay leaves Man Utd to become head coach of MLS side Minnesota United; Reports: Dodgers dealing Manuel Margot to Twins and more

The 32-year-old, who previously coached Chelsea's Under-23 side and was an assistant coach with the Wales national team, will leave United after their Premier League game against rivals Manchester City on Sunday. Reports: Dodgers dealing Manuel Margot to Twins The Minnesota Twins are acquiring outfielder Manuel Margot from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for middle infielder Noah Miller, according to multiple reports Monday.


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Sports News Roundup: Soccer-Ramsay leaves Man Utd to become head coach of MLS side Minnesota United; Reports: Dodgers dealing Manuel Margot to Twins and more
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Cycling-American team sanctioned after mechanic disguised herself as rider

An American women's cycling team have been sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) for fraudulent actions after a mechanic was told to disguise herself as a rider in order to satisfy race regulations. The sport's governing body said a Disciplinary Commission found that Cynisca Cycling, a UCI Women's Continental team, tried to circumvent rules that required five riders per team to start the Argenta Classic event in Belgium last July.

Report: Breanna Stewart returns to Liberty on 1-year deal

Reigning WNBA Most Valuable Player Breanna Stewart is returning to the New York Liberty for the 2024 season on a one-year deal for less than the maximum, The Athletic reported Monday. Stewart, 29, took less money in order to keep intact the starting lineup that advanced to the WNBA finals last year, per the report. The Liberty lost 3-1 to the Las Vegas Aces, who enter the 2024 campaign as two-time defending champs.

Soccer-Ramsay leaves Man Utd to become head coach of MLS side Minnesota United

First-team coach Eric Ramsay has left Manchester United to join Minnesota United, both clubs announced on Monday, with the Welshman becoming the youngest head coach in Major League Soccer (MLS). The 32-year-old, who previously coached Chelsea's Under-23 side and was an assistant coach with the Wales national team, will leave United after their Premier League game against rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Reports: Dodgers dealing Manuel Margot to Twins

The Minnesota Twins are acquiring outfielder Manuel Margot from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for middle infielder Noah Miller, according to multiple reports Monday. Margot, 29, is in the second year of a two-year deal worth $19 million with a team option for 2025.

Spring training roundup: Jack Flaherty has stress-free Tigers debut

Jack Flaherty needed to make just 10 pitches in his Detroit Tigers spring training debut as he combined with five relievers to pitch a two-hit shutout in a 4-0 win over the visiting Houston Astros on Monday in Lakeland, Fla. Flaherty struck out Chas McCormick and Jake Meyers in the first inning. Flaherty, a longtime St. Louis Cardinal, signed a one-year, $14 million contract with Detroit in free agency.

Rory McIlroy beats Max Homa, LPGA stars to win The Match 9

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won a closest-to-the-pin tiebreaker to earn $1.6 million at the end of The Match 9 on Monday night in West Palm Beach, Fla. The ninth edition of the exhibition golf series brought McIlroy, Max Homa and LPGA stars Lexi Thompson and Rose Zhang together for a 12-hole skins match under the lights at The Park golf course.

Reports: Cardinals signing INF Brandon Crawford

The St. Louis Cardinals are signing long-time San Francisco Giants infielder Brandon Crawford, pending the completion of a physical, multiple outlets reported Monday. Crawford, 37, is expected to compete for a backup infield spot, likely behind rookie shortstop Masyn Winn.

Dodgers deal OF Manuel Margot to Twins, sign INF/OF Enrique Hernandez

The Minnesota Twins acquired veteran outfielder Manuel Margot from the Los Angeles Dodgers, along with minor league infielder Rayne Doncon and cash, in exchange for minor league infielder Noah Miller on Monday. Following the move, the Dodgers brought back free agent infielder/outfielder Enrique Hernandez on a one-year deal. Multiple reports said the contract was worth $4 million.

Soccer-Man City's Grealish must hit the ground running after injury return - Guardiola

Manchester City midfielder Jack Grealish must quickly find his rhythm upon his return from injury to force his way back into the Premier League club's starting line-up, manager Pep Guardiola said. Grealish was a key player in City's treble-winning campaign last season, but his performances have been underwhelming with three goals in 26 games in all competitions this season.

Richard Sherman’s bail set at $5K after DUI bust

Former NFL All-Pro Richard Sherman was set to bond out of jail on Monday after a weekend arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence. After spending the weekend at the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle, Sherman's bail was set at $5,000 in a hearing Monday morning. Sherman waived his right to appear at the bail hearing, the Seattle Times reported.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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