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Word on the Street: Epstein interested in Cubs GM job?

Word on the Street: Epstein interested in Cubs GM job?

Monday, Sept. 12, 2011
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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. (WGNRadio.com)
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)

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Cubs Talk Podcast: Manny Machado’s value and other Cubs offseason wish list items

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Cubs Talk Podcast: Manny Machado’s value and other Cubs offseason wish list items

Did Manny Machado’s value take a hit at all after he openly admitted hustling isn’t his “cup of tea”? Our Cubs team (David Kaplan, Kelly Crull, Tony Andracki, Jeff Nelson) debate that, plus the potential fit of Machado or Bryce Harper for the 2019 Cubs and beyond.

The crew also runs down the top items on the Cubs’ offseason wish list – ranging from bullpen help to infield depth to a set leadoff hitter – in what may be the most impactful winter in Theo Epstein’s tenure in Chicago.

Listen to the podcast here or via the embedded player below:

Bulls Talk Podcast: Getting to know the Bulls Outsiders team; bold predictions for this season

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Bulls Talk Podcast: Getting to know the Bulls Outsiders team; bold predictions for this season

On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, the Bulls Outsiders team of Matt Peck, David Watson, and John Sabine join Kevin Anderson to talk about the series premier of ‘Bulls Outsiders’ Thursday night. Hear about how the show came together and what they are hoping to bring to the Bulls fanbase this season. They’ll also share their bold predictions for the season including two potential end-of-season award winners from this roster.

Listen to the full podcast here or via the embedded player below: