JERRY REINSDORF NEWS

Win-Now Mentality Means Time for Ventura to Produce

If the last few weeks have indicated anything, it’s that Jerry Reinsdorf and the White Sox are tired of waiting. After some seasons of taking a wait-and-see approach, Reinsdorf opened his checkbook, and Rick Hahn delivered with a closer, a top-end right-handed starter, a left fielder and second hitter, a left-handed bat to protect Jose Abreu, and a left-handed reliever not named...
Via Grab Some Bench
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Williams Doesn’t Dismiss The Idea Of Leaving White Sox

Chicago White Sox executive vice president, Kenny Williams, admitted in a report that he has seriously considered leaving the South Siders to pursue other opportunities. Kenny Williams Considers Toronto Williams has been working for the White Sox since 1995 and was the GM when the White Sox won the 2005 World Series. Williams has a pretty solid track record and the rumor that is...
Via Sports Mockery
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Preview: Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have made it clear that they not only want to be very active during this offseason, but that they also are ready to contend in 2015. That’s right, after a disappointing, but expected 73-89 season, team Owner Jerry Reinsdorf is ready to win now. Management wants to say goodbye to the rebuilding process, and start competing in what should be a very lively AL...
Via Baseball Essential
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Mockery
October 16, 2014  |  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...
Via The Sports Bank
October 02, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Mockery
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Getting What They Paid For?

After another year out of playoff contention, it’s time to look at the White Sox’s performance compared to the team’s salary, and realize if fans should’ve seen this coming. We’re going to do this by analyzing how many Wins Above Replacement (or WAR) the team earns per $1 million spent. WAR is becoming a common statistic used to calculate the overall skill of a team. While...
Via Sports Mockery
September 12, 2014  |  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...
Via Awful Announcing
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Reinsdorf, still fighting the last war

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Via Fox Sports
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 branch...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Rob Manfred falls 1 vote shy of becoming MLB commissioner

  Rob Manfred fell one vote short of the required three-quarters majority on the first ballot Thursday to become the new baseball commissioner, a person familiar with the balloting told The Associated Press. Manfred, baseball's chief operating officer, received 22 votes and Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner got eight, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Tim Brosnan withdraws name from MLB comissioner vote

BALTIMORE -- Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred and Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner were left as the remaining candidates to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner after MLB Executive Vice President Tim Brosnan withdrew before the start of voting Thursday. Brosnan's withdrawal was disclosed to The Associated Press by a team official who spoke on condition of...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Owners Meet In Baltimore To Elect Next Commissioner

Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig’s successor. MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, Boston Red Sox  Chairman Tom Werner and MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan were picked by the 7-man succession committee as candidates and were slated to make presentations Wednesday to the...
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB owners meet to elect next commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig's successor. MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner and MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan were picked by the seven-man succession committee as candidates and were slated to make presentations...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
August 13, 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 shot down notions of ill feelings...
Via RealGM
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...
Via Tireball.com
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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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,...
Via RealGM
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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 31, 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...
Via The Sports Bank
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Boozer as Good as Gone

Posted to The Bull PenAccording to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Bulls are preparing to amnesty Carlos Boozer — like we didn’t see that coming. There have been a few reports saying owner Jerry Reinsdorf was reluctant to trade the 2010 free agent signee, but it looks members of the organization have convinced him otherwise. Chicago will be saving $16.8 million in cap space, but won’t...
Via Sports Mockery
July 02, 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...
Via Sports Mockery
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...
Via Sherman Report
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...
Via The Sports Bank
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...
Via The Nats Blog
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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