Podcast: What was it like coaching in Chicago during the 1990s Bulls era


Chicago in the 90s was all about Michael Jordan and the Bulls, so what was it like for the other major teams during that time?

Laurence Holmes discusses this with four coaches who led Chicago teams in the shadow of the Bulls during that time. Craig Hartsburg (Blackhawks), Jim Riggleman (Cubs), Gene Lamont (White Sox) Dave Wannstedt (Bears) all come together to discuss one of the most important times in Chicago sports history.

(0:43) - The White Sox had a shot at a World Series in the early 90s

(7:02) - Are there universal rules across sports to coaching a great player like Jordan?

(14:34) - Was there pressure for Riggleman and the Cubs to win because of the Bulls?

(21:55) - Difficulties coaching in the same building as the Bulls for Hartsburg, then the new Blackhawks coach

(28:15) - Favorite Jordan story or moment

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