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Michael Wilbon, the Chicago Sports Columnist We Never Had

Kevin Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Allen

Big name sports columnists -- the Michael Wilbons of the world -- are a luxury that, in penny-pinching days, newspapers can ill afford.

Big News From Highly Controversial Ex-ESPN Personality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Jay Mariotti, the columnist and ESPN personality who was arrested in August on charges of domestic violence, has finally spoken out after being senten...

Jay Mariotti SUSPENDED By AOL Following Domestic Violence Arrest

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The former Chicago Sun-Times columnist that everyone in Chicago loves to hate has been suspended from his job at AOL following his arrest last week. ...

Blagojevich Fills In As Radio Host, Slams New Governor, Takes Calls, Interviews D.L. Hughley

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is hosting a Chicago radio show and he didn't waste any time before blasting Gov. Pat Quinn's prop...

Greg Couch Leaving Sun-Times To Join Jay Mariotti At AOL Sports

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sports columnist Greg Couch is leaving the Chicago Sun-Times after a dozen years to cover golf, tennis and college football and basketball for AOL's F...

Mariotti: Roger Ebert Can Kiss My Ass

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a wide-ranging interview with RealClearSports, AOL Sports columnist Jay Mariotti touched on his vitriolic exit from the Chicago Sun-Times in August...

Winter Classic Kicks Off New Year: Will it be Any Better?

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

What do Chicago sports fans have to look forward to in 2009, aside from Hawk Harrelson and bad singing at Wrigley?

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 9: Massaging The Magic Chuckhole

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

The guys talk with Ray Wu, the Chicago guy who came up with a special app that turns your iPhone into a personal massager, and "What Would Jay (Marriotti) Say?" makes its triumphant return.

Jay Mariotti Joining The Blogosphere, Moving To AOL FanHouse

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Jay Mariotti is the newest addition to AOL Sports' FanHouse. The opinionated columnist, who had a bitter sp...

Keeping Score in Chicago Episode 2: The Plumber Strikes Back

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

On this week's episode, hear Chicago band Fluid Minds tear up their new hit "Hey Joe (The Plumber)."

Sox Season a Success? You Can Put it on the Board

Jon Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jon Greenberg

There were few tears, if any, shed Monday night by a Sox team that never quit, even as it was running on fumes. This team didn't promise a World Series. There was no "curse" to break. The epitaph of the 2008 White Sox? They lived on the edge and died with their spikes on.

Jay Mariotti Not Joining Chicago Tribune

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Jay Mariotti wrote a lengthy email response to Michael Miner's post on the former Sun-Times sports columnist's negotiations with the Tribune. ...

Daley, Fresh Off His "Cuckoo" Hit, Tours Chicago With Other One Word Snaps

Greg Boose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Boose

Daley and his team have been so excited regarding the praise of his ballyhooed one-worded comeback that they've taken similar approaches with other Chicago figures.

Roger Ebert Rips "Rat" Jay Mariotti In Open Letter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an open letter, Roger Ebert ripped former colleague Jay Mariotti for the "ugly way" he quit the Chicago Sun-Times this week. Dear Jay, What an ug...

Chicago Sun-Times Journalist Resigns, Says Newspapers Are "Dying"

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a bombshell announcement in the world of sports journalism, star columnist Jay Mariotti has abruptly resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times. Only aft...

Sun-Times' Gasping Leaves Us All Winded

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

The Sun-Times may not think Jay Mariotti's departure is a loss, but his spot-on call of the Chicago newspaper market is really a loss for us all.

Jay Mariotti Leaving Chicago Sun-Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sports columnist Jay Mariotti resigned from the Chicago Sun-Times Tuesday after 17 years as the paper's resident lightning rod. "They accepted it,'' ...