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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: Chicago White Sox not ready to change the plan

May 23 2017 | 7:35 pm - The Chicago White Sox’ rebuild is going well, but it’s not the time to change course.

Rozner: These days, Chicago Cubs look out for themselves

May 22 2017 | 8:26 pm - The Brewers are mad at the Chicago Cubs for canceling a game. Oh, well.

Rozner: Chicago Cubs’ Maddon right about MLB slide rule

May 20 2017 | 9:03 pm - The fact that MLB didn’t smack around the Cubs’ Joe Maddon for his remarks tells you they know the slide rule is flawed and needs rewriting.

Rozner: Chicago Cubs’ confidence on the uptick at Wrigley

May 16 2017 | 10:51 pm - Chicago Cubs’ brass hardly worried about a slow start.

Rozner: Expectations for Bears’ Trubisky off the charts

May 15 2017 | 7:15 pm - Expectations for the Chicago Bears’ Mitch Trubisky are already at Jay Cutler levels.

Rozner: Meet the new Bulls, same as the old Bulls

May 14 2017 | 7:22 pm - Once again, Chicago Bulls fans left wondering when things will get better.

Rozner: Blackhawks’ cap problems only getting worse

May 13 2017 | 6:26 pm - The Blackhawks may have to make another Bryan Bickell-type trade in order to get a contract off the books and get under the cap.

Rozner: Chicago Bears’ QBs will find much in common

May 09 2017 | 8:25 pm - Bears quarterbacks Mike Glennon and Mitch Trubisky will find out soon enough that they have much in common.

Rozner: Cubs not lacking championship hunger

May 08 2017 | 10:14 am - The Chicago Cubs may not be playing great baseball, but this sure doesn’t feel like a hangover from their championship season.

Rozner: Blackhawks must make case for the defense

May 06 2017 | 6:33 pm - While the Blackhawks tune up their golf swings, fast teams with a strong defense are going deep in the NHL postseason.

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