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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: Buddy Ryan legacy much more than a number

Jun 28 2016 | 2:25 pm - Buddy Ryan’s legacy reaches beyond the Chicago Bears, the NFL and the vaunted 46 defense.

Rozner: NHL to Vegas hardly a roll of dice

Jun 28 2016 | 6:19 am - The NHL accepting a franchise in Las Vegas is just the first step as pro leagues start to embrace gambling.

Rozner: Maybe Bulls finally see big picture

Jun 26 2016 | 7:39 pm - The Bulls have been delusional for too long about their title chances. The trade of Derrick Rose and shopping of Jimmy Butler might finally signal a new direction.

Rozner: Blackhawks’ Shaw too expensive for his own good

Jun 25 2016 | 8:00 pm - Andrew Shaw simply wanted too much money and the Blackhawks could no longer afford him.

Rozner: Bulls, Rose reminder of failed promise

Jun 22 2016 | 7:43 pm - Once a great NBA player with seemingly no ceiling, the precipitous fall of Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls is a shocking reminder of failed promise.

Rozner: USGA still owes Johnson, fans apology

Jun 21 2016 | 9:14 pm - The USGA still owes Dustin Johnson and all golf fans an apology for butchering the U.S. Open.

Rozner: Apparently, Ayesha Curry's place is in kitchen

Jun 20 2016 | 6:24 pm - Ayesha Curry created an uproar because she dared to have a voice of her own. So what year is this, anyway?

Rozner: Teravainen ran out of time with Blackhawks

Jun 18 2016 | 6:50 pm - Through no fault of his own, Teuvo Teravainen simply ran out of time to prove his worth to Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville.

Rozner: Tempted again to pick Dustin Johnson

Jun 14 2016 | 8:05 pm - Given his history, it’s hard to pick Dustin Johnson to win a major, but it is always so tempting.

Rozner: White Sox road still tough to travel

Jun 13 2016 | 8:46 pm - The White Sox are in a constant win-now, reload-rebuild mode. Yeah, that’s a lot of stuff at one time.

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