Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

Epstein interested in Cubs GM job?

Tom Ricketts continues to search for the next Cubs general manager; Could Theo Epstein be in the picture?

Epstein has spent nine seasons with the Boston Red Sox and celebrated two World Series. According to reports, some 'close to Epstein' think he's interested in the Cubs GM job. (HardBallTalk)

MJ fined 100,000 for lockout talk

Reports indicate that Charlotte Bobcats owner and former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan has been fined 100,000 by the NBA for making public comments last month about the lockout. (
Only member to survive Russian plane crash diesTwenty-six-year-old Alexander Galimov, the only member of a top Russian hockey team to survive a plane crash, died Monday of severe burns that covered 90 percent of his body. (Chicago Tribune)

Mets banned from wearing caps honoring NY police, firemen

The New York Mets planned to wear caps on Sunday, honoring New York firemen, policemen and other first responders to the 9-11 attacks but were rejected by Major League Baseball. The idea was not approved by the commissioner's office because it violates baseball's uniform regulations. (Chicago Tribune).

Bulls' Noah in ad for Le Coq Sportif

Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah has appeared in an ad for the French sporting clothing and shoe company, Le Coq Sportif. Noah, who is French, isn't normally showcased in the public eye, but can be seen center stage in this endorsement ad. (ProBasketballTalk)

LVBR x LE COQ SPORTIF from 538B on Vimeo.