Reinsdorf: LeBron Asked To Bring Wade/Bosh To Chicago

Chicago Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf spoke at the MAC owners panel today and let the world in on a little secret about the summer of 2010 aka the big free agent summer in the NBA. Reinsdorf Was Convinced So what is the big reveal? Well Reinsdorf said that in the summer of 2010 the Chicago Bulls fully expected LeBron James to be coming to Chicago and that James even asked if he should...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

AUDIO: Jim Delany on cultural and racial diversity

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney received a lifetime achievement award from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday night. Delaney was presented the award at a gala at the Hilton Tower on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Ohio State Buckeyes legend Archie Griffin was the guest speaker. Griffin is the only 2 time Heisman winner in history and the first player to ever start in four Rose...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Retire Paul Konerko’s #14

Jerry Reinsdorf always wanted a World Series ring. Paul Konerko helped him get one, and now the Chicago White Sox retire Paul Konerko’s #14. No other White Sox will wear it, and PK deserves this honor, and so much more. Konerko’s #14 joins Fox, Baines, Appling, Minoso, Aparicio, Lyons, Pierce, Thomas, and Fisk as player’s numbers retired as a White Sox. It’s no secret that...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles-Nationals MASN dispute shows no signs of progress

The battle over the Nationals’ TV rights on MASN between the NL East leaders and the AL East leading Orioles isn’t going away any time soon. On Monday, a New York Supreme Court judge extended an injunction that he granted two weeks ago, barring the Nationals from receiving the increased rights fee that a panel of three MLB owners agreed to in June, and also preventing the club...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf, still fighting the last war

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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Owners elect Rob Manfred unanimously, sort of

The man whose helped oversee the last two decades of labor peace in Major League Baseball can do now so from atop the highest platform of power in the game.#451295570 / gettyimages.comAfter several rounds, Rob Manfred won today's vote 30-0, technically. But as Bill Shaikin of the LA Times reports, there's a bit more to it than that,For those asking, the 30-0 vote is an olive...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bud Selig issues statement on reported tiff with Jerry Reinsdorf

In light of reports that there was a bit of a tiff between commissioner Bud Selig and his longtime compadre, White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, regarding the succession committee naming a new commissioner, Selig issued the following statement Friday: "Since discussions began in January about formulating an orderly process for selecting the next Commissioner, I have stated...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls' Reinsdorf moving on after Rose report

Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said Sunday he is ready to "move on" after issuing a strong rebuke last week to a Chicago Sun-Times story that reported "tension" between point guard Derrick Rose and the team. Speaking Sunday to co-hosts Bruce Levine and Barry Rozner on WSCR-AM (670), Reinsdorf reiterated his disdain for the story. "The article infuriated...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Reinsdorf Moves On From Reports Of Friction Between Rose, Bulls

Jerry Reinsdorf joined 670 AM in Chicago to discuss his reaction to a report of friction between Derrick Rose's inner circle and the Chicago Bulls. "The article infuriated me," Reinsdorf said. "I put out a statement and said what I felt I had to say. "Derrick backed up what I said in his interview. Now we just move on." Rose spoke to ESPN on Friday and...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose discusses tension with Bulls, Jerry Reinsdorf releases statement

“I know it’s been there,’’ Rose told the Sun-Times, acknowledging there has been growing tension between the organization and his camp. “I heard there were some upset people. “I’m happy I didn’t personally see it. I don’t want to see that. I kind of wonder where it was coming from because it seemed like whenever I was around, everything was all right. It bothered...
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf disputes report of tension with Rose and Bulls

Chicago Bulls chairman is not happy with a report that was released on Thursday. That report, from the Chicago Sun-Times addressed the growing tension between Derrick Rose and the Bulls front office. Late Thursday night Reinsdorf released a statement on the report, saying he was confounded by the irresponsible report. “I am confounded by the […]
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Acknowledges Rift Between His Camp, Bulls; Jerry Reinsdorf Refutes Report

Jerry Reinsdorf issued a statement on Thursday to address a Sun-Times story about issues in the Chicago Bulls' relationship with Derrick Rose's camp. “I am confounded by the irresponsible report in the Chicago Sun-Times suggesting there is anything approaching discord or confusion between the Bulls executive office, coaching staff, and Derrick Rose or any other Bulls player...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: D Rose Didn’t Want to Play with Carmelo

There is a lot of discussion about Derrick Rose saying that he heard there was tension between him and the Bulls front office. Especially since Owner Jerry Reinsdorf issued a strongly worded statement. However, there was another nugget in that article that needs attention. There is growing evidence that Derrick Rose preferred to play with Pau Gasol over Carmelo Anthony: Looking back...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf feeling better

Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf is feeling much better one day after a fainting episode that required an overnight stay in the hospital. A White Sox official said Saturday that the lightheaded spell was brought on by a combination of exhaustion and dehydration. Reinsdorf was attending a White Sox dinner Friday night that included new Hall of Fame inductee Frank Thomas...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf hospitalized after lightheaded spell

Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf had to be hospitalized on Friday after feeling lightheaded, the team announced. Reinsdorf is in Cooperstown for this weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. "He is coherent, is resting comfortably and is communicating with his doctors and medical staff," the White Sox said in a statement. "Reinsdorf will remain at Bassett...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

A sit-down with Laurence Holmes (Part Two)

I got the chance to sit down with WSCR The Score and 120 Sports ‘Morning Run’ host Laurence Holmes prior to the launch of the new morning show from 120 Sports. This is part two of two in which Laurence and I delve into his career, going national, and how Chicago is more than just home to him. Jeff Hicks: What’s been keeping you around Chicago? You’ve been busy with The Score...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf Could Prevent Carmelo Anthony Deal

Posted to Chicago BullsAccording to a recent report by Mitch Lawrence of The New York Daily News, Bulls’ owner Jerry Reinsdorf may prevent the Bulls from using the amnesty clause to waive Boozer. “The Bulls have not given any indication that they’re going to create the cap space for Anthony by using their one-time amnesty clause on Carlos Boozer. Inside the team’s executive...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Debut of 120 Sports: ‘Online SportsCenter for multitaskers with mobile devices’

Get ready to add an ap on your mobile device and bookmark another sports site on your computer. 120 Sports makes it official debut tonight at 6 p.m. ET Eastern. Here’s the link to the site and a sample of what to expect. The details from Robert Channick of the Chicago Tribune: Chicago-based 120 Sports is set to go live Wednesday with a steady stream of video highlights, pumped...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf’s 120 Sports: a quick primer

Oprah isn’t using Harpo Studios on the west side of Chicago anymore. However 120 Sports will, is. 120 Sports is a web only sports network that launched this spring; and it’s got  a lot of juice behind it. There’s a lot of money and power behind 120 Sports, most notably, the Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. From Robert Channick, Media and business reporter in the Chicago Tribune...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hitting For The Cycle: International Prospects, Selig’s Successor, Pace of Play, and the Braves New Stadium

After an unexpected off day due to rain, the Washington Nationals will resume their series against the Miami Marlins this evening. Until then, here are the four national articles that you absolutely must read from the past week. You’ll learn about this year’s international prospects, Jerry Reinsdorf and Bud Selig‘s battle for MLB’s next commissioner, baseball’s incredibly...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball’s Game of Thrones: A Rule of Three, Two…or One?

In an article for The New York Times Thursday, Michael Schmidt provided some interesting details about the clash of wills between current MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and a group of owners seemingly led by White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, who disagree with Selig’s plan to install his “deputy” Rob Manfred as baseball’s next commish.  Reinsdorf says little on the record but...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf is leading the charge against anointing Rob Manfred next commissioner

When the owners created the committee to search for the next commissioner, I noted that this was something of a middle finger to Bud Selig’s clearly preferred plan of anointing Rob Manfred his successor. Michael S. Schmidt of the New York Times confirms that pretty darn clearly today. Schmidt reports that Manfred’s candidacy — or, at the very least, his coronation — is being...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards' DeWitt leads panel for Selig's successor

NEW YORK -- St. Louis Cardinals chairman Bill DeWitt Jr. will lead the committee to find a successor to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. Chicago White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf also is on the seven-member panel announced Thursday, which includes Colorado chairman Dick Monfort, Philadelphia president Dave Montgomery, Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno, Pittsburgh chairman Bob...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bob Nutting will help choose the new Commissioner

Via an MLB Press release: The committee will be chaired by William O. (Bill) DeWitt, Jr., Principal Owner and Chief Executive Officer of the St. Louis Cardinals. The other members are Colorado Rockies Owner/Chairman & CEO Dick Monfort; Philadelphia Phillies General Partner, President & CEO David Montgomery; Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Owner Arte Moreno; Pittsburgh Pirates...
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Abreu was not going to escape Jerry Reinsdorf

When Ken Williams went on a scouting mission to the Dominican Republic in October to see Jose Abreu, he hoped he wouldn’t like what he’d see. “The prices on some of these signings have gotten out of control,’’ Williams said, and there was talk that Abreu’s contract would exceed fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig’s $42 million deal. After seeing him, the White Sox executive...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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