Found November 16, 2011 on Chicago Sun Times:
MILWAUKEE — The Cubs weren’t ready to make an announcement Wednesday, but all indications point to Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum being named the new manager. An official anouncement is expected Thursday or Friday. Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, considered the favorite from early in the process, withdrew his name because of family issues, a source said. The Red Sox said they planned to widen their search after Sveum appeared headed to the Cubs. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged the team had reached out in recent days to all four candidates who interviewed in Chicago the last two weeks. …
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