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Dodgers Set to Hire Zaidi as GM

Dodgers Set to Hire Zaidi as GM

Scott Boehm/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to hire Oakland Athletics executive Farhan Zaidi as their next general manager, according to ESPN. The move is expected to be made official later this week.

Zaidi will work under the Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, who was hired away from the Tampa Bay Rays on Oct. 15.

Zaidi had been with the Athletics for the past ten years, where he served in various roles including assistant general manager and director of baseball operations. He graduated with a bachelor of science degree in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1998 and a Ph.D in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011.

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GM Peter Chiarelli Signs Four-Year Extension with Bruins

GM Peter Chiarelli Signs Four-Year Extension with Bruins Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- After fielding a team that made the Stanley Cup Final two of the last three years, Peter Chiarelli was awarded a four-year contract extension by the Boston Bruins Thursday. The Bruins will hold a 10...

Sacramento Kings Introduce Pete D’Alessandro as New GM

Sacramento Kings Introduce Pete D’Alessandro as New GM Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif) -- The Sacramento Kings have a new owner, a new head coach and now a new general mangager. The Kings formally introduced Pete D'Alessandro as their new GM Monday. "We are thrilled to welcome Pete D'Aless...

Cardinals Extend GM’s Contract, Pick Up Matheny’s Option

Cardinals Extend GM’s Contract, Pick Up Matheny’s OptionJohn Grieshop/MLB Photos via Getty Images)(JUPITER, Fla.) -- The Saint Louis Cardinals and general manager John Mozeliak agreed to a three-year contract extension Thursday. The Cardinals also exercised their 2014 option on manager Mike Matheny. Mozelia...

Brian Burke Out as Leafs GM

Brian Burke Out as Leafs GMBruce Bennett/Getty Images(TORONTO) -- The Toronto Maple Leafs fired general manager Brian Burke Wednesday. Burke will be replaced by the team's senior vice president of hockey operations David Nonis, while Burke will stay with the team as a senior adv...

Jaguars Hire Dave Caldwell as GM

Jaguars Hire Dave Caldwell as GMDoug Pensinger/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Atlanta Falcons director of player personnel Dave Caldwell as the teams general manager Tuesday. "We got our man," Jaguars owner Shad Khan said in a statement. "I have ...

Jets Fire GM Mike Tannenbaum

Jets Fire GM Mike TannenbaumGeorge Gojkovich/Getty Images(FLORHAM PARK, N.J.) -- The New York Jets fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum Monday. The firing comes a day after the Jets finished their season with a 6-10 record. Tannenbaum has been the teams GM since 2006, and has co...

Orlando Magic Hire Rob Hennigan, 30, as General Manager

Orlando Magic Hire Rob Hennigan, 30, as General ManagerNational Basketball Association(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The Orlando Magic hired 30-year-old Rob Hennigan as General Manager. In 2004, Hennigan was hired to work in the Front Office of the San Antonio Spurs. He then spent four years in the Oklahoma City Thund...

Phil Emery to Become Bears GM

Phil Emery to Become Bears GMNational Football League(CHICAGO) -- The Chicago Bears have a new General Manager.  The team reached an agreement Saturday with former Kansas City Chief's director of college scouting Phil Emery. Emery has 14 years experience working in the NFL, i...

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