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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: Why Giancarlo Stanton isn't greedy, selfish or disloyal

Dec 13 2017 | 6:03 am - Players are greedy, selfish and disloyal, except when they’re not.

Rozner: Sofa refs finally lose power over pro golf

Dec 11 2017 | 7:59 pm - The USGA has finally taken away the power of officiating from anyone watching a golf tournament on TV. It’s about time.

Rozner: Just for something different, Chicago Bears dominate

Dec 11 2017 | 6:14 am - For a change, it wasn't the Chicago Bears who looked hapless on Sunday.

Rozner: How NIU’s Sutton Smith went from unknown running back to superstar defensive end

Dec 09 2017 | 6:04 pm - In one season, NIU’s Sutton Smith has gone from unknown running back to superstar defensive end. How did it happen?

Rozner: Chicago Bears fans asking familiar questions

Dec 04 2017 | 8:02 pm - Fed up with Ryan Pace and John Fox, Chicago Bears fans are wondering again about ownership.

Rozner: Another Chicago Bears Sunday hardly good as Gould

Dec 04 2017 | 10:52 am - It was another miserable Sunday for the Bears as Robbie Gould and Jimmy Garappolo stuck it to them at Soldier Field.

Rozner: Chicago Blackhawks’ Sharp happy, healthy in homecoming

Dec 02 2017 | 6:45 pm - It’s been a quiet start to the season for Patrick Sharp, but he’s thrilled to be home with Blackhawks.

Rozner: Latest Tiger comeback brings excitement, fear

Nov 28 2017 | 7:15 pm - Tiger Woods returns to competition again Thursday and excitement in the golf world is soaring.

Rozner: Another day, another Chicago Bears narrative bites dust

Nov 27 2017 | 7:49 pm - It wasn’t that long ago that Ryan Pace was a genius and the Bears were supposedly a playoff threat. But it’s another day, another Bears narrative.

Rozner: Chicago Bears still going wrong direction

Nov 26 2017 | 6:31 pm - It’s hardly a surprise that the hapless Chicago Bears were no match for a very good Eagles team Sunday in Philadelphia.

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