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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: Marlins’ Dawson heartbroken over Jose Fernandez

Sep 26 2016 | 8:17 pm - Hall of Famer Andre Dawson remembers the life and love of Jose Fernandez.

Rozner: Maddux sees himself in Cubs' Hendricks

Sep 25 2016 | 8:23 am - Greg Maddux says he sees the similarities in the Cubs' Kyle Hendricks… and likes what he sees.

Rozner: Yes, Virginia, Chicago Bears still winless

Sep 25 2016 | 11:11 pm - The Chicago Bears are not the mother of all embarrassments, but they are 0-3.

Rozner: Bears’ season falling apart fast

Sep 20 2016 | 12:38 am - The Chicago Bears season is turning quickly into nightmare.

Rozner: The wait is on for Cubs

Sep 18 2016 | 8:41 pm - For the Cubs, the trick is to get rest and stay sharp in the days leading up to the playoffs.

Rozner: Do Chicago Cubs have to fear randomness of postseason?

Sep 17 2016 | 8:29 pm - Do the Chicago Cubs really have to fear randomness of postseason?

Rozner: One party down, three to go for Cubs

Sep 16 2016 | 7:23 pm - With a much bigger prize in mind, the Cubs took advantage of a chance to celebrate Friday at Wrigley Field.

Rozner: Chicago Cubs’ celebration on hold for a day

Sep 16 2016 | 9:27 am - Cubs’ Wrigley Field party must wait another day.

Rozner: Silly season about to begin for Cubs

Sep 13 2016 | 6:52 am - If this is the calm before the Cubs storm, consider what's coming to be a massive outbreak of tornadic activity that is sure to shake your foundation.

Rozner: Familiar story for Chicago Bears in opening defeat

Sep 12 2016 | 7:12 am - Much like last year, the Chicago Bears made too many mistakes and not enough plays in losing the opener.

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