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MLS champion Crew looking for new coach

The Associated PressDecember 11, 2008 

Weeks after winning the MLS championship, the Columbus Crew is searching for a new head coach.

Sigi Schmid declined a contract offer tendered in mid-October that would have made him one of the highest-paid coaches in the league, general manager and president Mark McCullers said Wednesday, a day after the club announced that the league's coach of the year wouldn't return for a fourth season.

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