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No call for Jerry Reinsdorf's ungracious parting with Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — Judging by Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf's parting shots at fired coach Tom Thibodeau in a 231-word statement Thursday, no wonder the organization struggled with healthy and professional internal communication.
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It's no surprise most sources believe Bulls job is Fred Hoiberg's to lose

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Last May, the Warriors fired a respected and successful coach coming off a 50-victory season and replaced him with a first-time NBA coach, who, with minor personnel tweaks, guided the team to a 67-victory campaign and trip to the NBA Finals.
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Tom Thibodeau's Bulls tenure grew untenable as relationships unraveled

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — On Oct. 1, 2012, Bulls general manager Gar Forman opened a training camp full of championship expectations when he happily announced a four-year contract extension for Tom Thibodeau.
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Who becomes next Bulls coach that John Paxson will fire?

Chicago Breaking Sports (Steve Rosenbloom) — John Paxson will choose another coach for the Bulls.
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What does Ray McDonald debacle mean for Bears?

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer, Rich Campbell) — The Ray McDonald-Chicago Bears news cycle is near its merciful end. For a player who never even put on shoulder pads as a Bear, let alone played in a game, he sure made a mark on the franchise.
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Tom Thibodeau did it his way -- and it cost him his job

Chicago Breaking Sports (Teddy Greenstein) — A recent conversation with an NBA veteran familiar with Tom Thibodeau’s ways ended with a revelation.
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Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — The Bulls have fired coach Tom Thibodeau with two years and roughly $9 million remaining on his deal, general manager Gar Forman said Thursday.
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5 Things: What happens to Blackhawks' nuclear option in Game 7?

Chicago Breaking Sports (Steve Rosenbloom) — I’m all for making the Blackhawks and Ducks play another series and call it the Stanley Cup Final. Sorry, Rangers and Lightning.
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Blackhawks play with purpose to earn shot at Game 7 redemption

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — Early in the first period of the Blackhawks' 5-2 victory Wednesday night, forward Bryan Bickell flattened Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen.
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Clock ticking as Bulls decision on dumping Tom Thibodeau looms

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — All signs point to these being Tom Thibodeau's last days as Bulls coach with a resolution planned for no later than Friday, sources told the Tribune.
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Ex-Bear Ray McDonald arrested for 2nd time in week

Chicago Breaking Sports (Tribune wire reports) — Former Bears lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week.
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Tom Thibodeau declined Doug Collins' offer to join Bulls staff: sources

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Bulls management has had issues with some of coach Tom Thibodeau’s offensive philosophies, but three sources refuted a published report that the team tried to force Doug Collins onto Thibodeau’s staff as an assistant last summer.
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Contract issues won't keep Matt Forte away from Bears training camp

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — Matt Forte's eyes remain wide open. The veteran running back knows his days with the Bears might be numbered, his current contract set to expire next March. But Forte, at age 29 and entering his eighth season, also has been around long enough to possess a mature savvy with which to better handle...
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NFL's use of Grant Park, pegged at $1 million, cost league nothing

Chicago Breaking Sports (Jared S. Hopkins) — Those who attended the 2015 NFL Draft and outdoor fan festival in downtown Chicago nearly four weeks ago aren't the only ones who got to take advantage of the action for free.
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Bears' George McCaskey on Ray McDonald: 'We thought we had safeguards in place'

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell, Brad Biggs) — Bears Chairman George McCaskey addressed the team's signing and subsequent release of Ray McDonald on Wednesday at Halas Hall, saying he has been second-guessing his decision to approve the move and questioning what could have been done differently.
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