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Barry Rozner

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A former vendor at all of Chicago's ballparks and stadiums during his college years, Barry Rozner has been a sports columnist for the Daily Herald since 1997, following a decade covering the Cubs first as a feature writer and then as the beat writer.

Rozner has won Peter Lisagor and Associated Press writing awards for his work as a columnist and sports writer, and includes among his national scoops the story that Phil Jackson would be named coach of the Bulls in 1989. In 2007, he was named "Sportswriter of the Year" by the Pitch & Hit Club of Chicago.

A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Rozner has written several books, including "Second to Home" with Ryne Sandberg, and "Where's Harry?" with Steve Stone. He's a frequent co-host on the Score radio and in 2010 began co-hosting "Hit and Run" at the sports talk radio outlet, WSCR 670-AM.

Rozner was honored by the Little City Foundation in 1998, and sits on the board of the James P. Lang Scholarship Foundation, which awards college scholarships to children of single parent homes.

Having finally given up the violence of hockey for the aggravation of golf, Rozner lives a mostly healthy existence with his family in the Northwest suburbs

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Rozner: Blackhawks’ Toews hot, but not changed

Feb 27 2017 | 3:24 pm - What’s suddenly different about the Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews? Nothing.

Rozner: MLB doesn’t need change for sake of it

Feb 26 2017 | 8:40 am - Change for the sake of change is almost never good, but that seems to be where baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is right now.

Rozner: Chicago Blackhawks ponder shopping as deadline nears

Feb 21 2017 | 7:24 pm - Always fighting the salary cap, the Chicago Blackhawks are shopping with the trade deadline a week away. This time, the answer might already be here.

Rozner: Chicago Bulls' biggest problem easy to locate

Feb 21 2017 | 8:43 am - Still aimless after all these years, it's not difficult to spot the Chicago Bulls' biggest issue.

Rozner: Chicago Cubs have graduated from cute and cuddly

Feb 18 2017 | 6:57 pm - The world champion Cubs are fired up and ready to defend their title, and they probably don’t need T-shirts and slogans anymore.

Rozner: White Sox GM Hahn has fans on his side

Feb 14 2017 | 2:00 pm - So far, Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn has the fans on his side as the rebuilding process begins.

Rozner: Baseball doesn’t need change; it needs kids in the stands

Feb 13 2017 | 8:05 pm - There is more talk than ever that baseball needs to change in order to keep up with the times. And it’s nonsense.

Rozner: Back to the future for Renteria, White Sox

Feb 12 2017 | 7:31 pm - New Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria doesn’t sit around thinking about what happened with the Chicago Cubs. He’s moved on.

Rozner: Odds against repeating don’t scare Cubs

Feb 11 2017 | 7:09 pm - History suggests a repeat is unlikely, but history no longer matters to the Cubs.

Rozner: Big game offers Chicago Bears some Super clues

Feb 07 2017 | 8:28 pm - Atlanta’s strategy of mugging the New England receivers is something the Chicago Bears might want to try, especially against the Packers.

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