Found October 25, 2011 on
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Theo Epstein is trying hard to make sure there are no hard feelings over his leaving the Boston Red Sox.
First, Epstein took out a full-page ad in Sunday's Boston Globe to thank his bosses, colleagues, and Red Sox fans.
But for anyone who felt he still had some 'splainin' to do on his way out the door, Epstein accommodated those looking for answers with an editorial in the Globe on the day he's set to be named the new general manager of the Chicago Cubs.
If Epstein is to be taken at his word, one thing becomes clear in his 1,600-word goodbye to Boston: He's always been concerned about overstaying his welcome and was ready to move on.
Football legend Bill Walsh used to say that coaches and executives should seek change after 10 years with the same team. The theory is that both the individual and the organization benefit from a change after so much time together. The executive gets rebirth and the energy that comes with a new challenge; the organization gets a ...
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Theo Epstein is officially a former member of the Red Sox organization. Epstein was introduced as the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations on Tuesday, as you can see in the screen shot below, from CSNChicago.com's live stream. For updates from the introductory news conference, follow the live blog here.
The deal was announced late Friday, but it’s moving parts are far from over. The story is, of course, former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein going to the Chicago Cubs where he is now the President of Baseball Operations.
Tomorrow, the last off-day of the World Series, both the Red Sox and Cubs will have press conferences regarding the move. For the Cubs, it will be to announced Epstein...
Boston's erstwhile general manager Theo Epstein wrote a 1,600-word op-ed piece in Tuesday's Boston Globe in which he outlined the reasons for his departure to the Chicago Cubs, where he will serve as president of baseball operations.
CHICAGO (AP) - Theo Epstein knew it was time to move on, even though it meant leaving the team he loved. After nearly a decade as general manager in Boston where he won two World Series titles, Epstein decided change would be a good thing."After 10 years, no matter how ...
Theo Epstein is being hailed as the potential savior of the Chicago Cubs.
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While Mike Quade is still employed by the team, the fact that the former Cubs great was seen in Chitown recently will only increase the speculation that Ryne Sandberg might be next in line for the team's managerial gig.
After nearly a decade as general manager in Boston where he won two World Series titles, Theo Epsteindecided change would be a good thing.
Theo Epstein now finds himself at the helm of a ship well past sunk. The history here is at times tragic, at times comical and, like all things true to life, most often a little bit of both.
New Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says he has been given the authority to eat bad contracts, and that would seem to put outfielder Alfonso Soriano's status in jeopardy.
While Theo Epstein had his moment with the Cubs earlier this afternoon, the Sox made their announcement -- naming...
Cubs top man will give Quade chance to make his caseCubs manager Mike Quade will get a chance to lobby for his job, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein confirmed Tuesday.
RICK TELANDER: Is Wall Street occupying the Cubs? Has the most elite of the 1 percent taken over Cubdom and thereby the health of the longest-suffering crowd in sports? At a time when the middle class is vanishing and job-hunting young people who are saddled with mammoth education and government debt are protesting...