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The Chicago White Sox should at least go window shopping

Shopping? Yeah! Really! Those Chicago White Sox! The last-place-in-the AL Central Sox. They should be buyers at the July deadline. Southside Showdown’s Owen Schoenfeld has made a believer out of me. Well… at least a little. And a little means a lot to us haggard Sox fans at this point in the year. The team’s aggressive GM Rick Hahn was the toast of the offseason with his gutsy...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago news: White Sox, Bulls games to air on WLS

Robert Feder with the news that WLS is doubling down with Jerry Reinsdorf’s teams. You read it here first and now it’s official: Chicago White Sox baseball will air on WLS AM 890 under a six-year deal starting in April 2016. But that’s not all: Chicago Bulls basketball also will air on the Cumulus Media news/talk station under a five-year deal starting in November...
Via Sherman Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Get Fred Hoiberg to Wrigley Field

I’m a little salty that newly hired Chicago Bulls head coach, Fred Hoiberg, made an appearance at U.S. Cellular Field to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Some might think I’m crazy for making a big deal about such a minor situation. I mean, what’s the big deal about throwing out a simple first pitch at a White Sox game? Well, that’s probably because I’m a crazy Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox: fans need to support overhaul

No, the season is not technically over, and there is always a chance that the team could rebound. But what the Chicago White Sox truly need bring winning baseball back to the the South Side is a complete overhaul. Its never truly been done before with the Sox, as there is this constant fear that such a move would devastate an already apathetic fan base into oblivion. That is hardly...
Via isportsweb.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Friction Actually Started With Jerry Reinsdorf

Generally in a divorce, people close to the situation tend to pick sides and blame the other side as the guilty party for being responsible for everything that went wrong in the marriage.  That’s almost never true but such is the case regarding the Chicago Bulls.  There are either fans who support departed head coach Tom Thibodeau, feeling he was treated unfairly by management...
Via Sports Mockery
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau fired by Bulls

The Chicago Bulls announced on Thursday that they have fired head coach Tom Thibodeau. In a statement released by the team, Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf alluded to a lack of trust between Thibodeau and the front office. “While the head of each department of the organization must be free to make final decisions regarding his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Fire Tom Thibodeau

A photo posted by Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) on Sep 29, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman announced today that Tom Thibodeau will not be retained as the team’s head coach. Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said, “The Chicago Bulls have a history of achieving great success on and off the court. These accomplishments have been possible...
Via Hooped Up
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls fire Tom Thibodeau; Fred Hoiberg up next?

The Chicago Bulls have finally done what everyone knew was coming. Head coach Tom Thibodeau has been fired, Bulls General Manager Gar Forman announced Thursday. Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said the following on Thub’s firing:  “The Chicago Bulls have a history of achieving great success on and off the court. These accomplishments have been […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Bulls' Players Didn't Endorse Retaining Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls are expected to resolve the future of Tom Thibodeau by Friday with his dismissal likely unless Jerry Reinsdorf unexpectedly intervenes at the last minute. Thibodeau is owed $9 million over the final two years of his contract. Fred Hoiberg is widely considered the favorite to replace Thibodeau. According to sources, some players didn't endorse Thibodeau's return...
Via RealGM
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Thibodeau's Contract With Bulls Contains Offset Language

Jerry Reinsdorf remains the wild card in the contentious battle between the Chicago Bulls' front office and Tom Thibodeau. Both the front office and Thibodeau would like to part ways, but the Bulls don't want to fire him to have him coach another team next year without compensation. Thibodeau's contract contain offset language, meaning the Bulls' financial commitment would be "offset...
Via RealGM
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Why You Really Wanna Be Like Mike

Michael Jordan, a six-time NBA champion, five-time MVP winner, part-time baseball player and impatient golfer is now officially a billionaire. Forbes magazine released its 29th annual World’s Billionaires List, with MJ making the list for the first time. Forbes estimates Jordan’s net worth right at $1 billion, making him the 1,741st richest person in the world, 513th richest...
Via Sports Mockery
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Joins Billionaire Ranks; 20 Sports Figures On Forbes List

NEW YORK — Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have reached new heights, making Forbes’ world list of billionaires. Forbes released its list Monday and noted that Jordan’s net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander, with a net worth of $1.6 billion...
Via NESN.com
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan, two more NBA owners make Forbes' billionaires list

NEW YORK -- Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires. Forbes released its list of billionaires on Monday and noted that Jordan's net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander, with a net worth of $1.6 billion, and the Chicago Bulls...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes' billionaire list

NEW YORK (AP) Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires. Forbes released its list of billionaires on Monday and noted that Jordan's net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander, with a net worth of $1.6 billion, and the Chicago Bulls...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The “Cuban Comet”, Minnie Minoso, Passes Away

In January, Chicago Cub fans were dealt a blow when “Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks passed away.  Now, White Sox fans were unfortunately dealt the same blow when Minnie Minoso passed away Sunday at the age of 90. Chicago’s first black major league baseball player, Minoso, spent 12 of his 17 years in Chicago.  He started his career in Cleveland before being traded to the White Sox after...
Via Baseball Essential
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB's first black Latino star Minoso dies

CHICAGO (AP) -- When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox. It was one amazing ride for the seemingly ageless slugger, who died early Sunday morning after helping clear the way for generations...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB's first black Latino star Minoso dies

CHICAGO (AP) -- When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the "Cuban Comet" was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, he was a beloved figure with the Chicago White Sox. It was one amazing ride for the seemingly ageless slugger, who died early Sunday morning after helping clear the way for generations...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox Owner Gleefully Takes Shot At Cross-town Rival Cubs

Jerry Reinsdorf isn’t shy about speaking his mind.  Perhaps that is why he’s lasted so long in Chicago as owner of two of their storied franchises.  While most remember him best as the man who saw the construction of the great Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s, Reinsdorf is admittedly more loyal to the sport of baseball, and of course his team the White Sox.  The man was...
Via Sports Mockery
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 18, 2014  |  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
December 08, 2014  |  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
December 08, 2014  |  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

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
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