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Ex-Manager Gets 6 Years For Stealing More Than $2M From Chemical Firm

Kathleen Barth also was ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution to Kraft Chemical Corporation after she pleaded guilty to theft.

10/30/2013

Wayne L. Field III is charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams and stealing Williams' clothes and World Series ring. (Courtesy Chicago Police Department)

Man Who Broke Into Sox GM’s House Deemed Unfit For Trial

A judge has found a homeless man who broke into White Sox general manager Kenny Williams’ house and defrosted a lobster unfit to stand trial.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

A general view of Chicago Bears offices and workout facilities at Halas Hall. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emery, Licht Get Second Interviews For Bears GM Spot

The Chicago Bears say they will bring back Kansas City college scouting director Phil Emery and New England pro personnel director Jason Licht for second interviews for their general manager job this week.

01/23/2012

Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears Interviewing 4 GM Candidates

The Chicago Bears reportedly are set to interview four candidates for their open general manager position: Chiefs scouting director Phil Emery, Patriots personnel director Jason Licht, Chargers personnel director Jimmy Raye and Giants scouting director Marc Ross.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Gar Forman

Bulls GM Says Little On Howard, Hamilton

Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman had little to say about Richard Hamilton and Dwight Howard.

12/11/2011

Wayne L. Field III is charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into the home of Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams and stealing Williams' clothes and World Series ring. (Courtesy Chicago Police Department)

Sox GM’s Unwanted Visitor Indicted On Burglary Charge

A homeless man who allegedly broke into the home of White Sox general manager Kenny Williams, then drank beer, ate pizza and defrosted a lobster, was formally charged with burglary on Monday.

11/28/2011

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hoyer, McLeod Join Cubs Front Office

As expected after the deal was finalized for Theo Epstein to run the Chicago Cubs, the team announced Wednesday that Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod have joined the team’s front office.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Theo Epstein is now officially the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Epstein Meets Chicago, Promises ‘Sustained Success’

New president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, Theo Epstein, was formally introduced during a press conference at Wrigley Field on Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Epstein: Departure For Cubs Irrelevant To Red Sox Collapse

As Theo Epstein officially leaves Boston to take over as president of baseball operations for the Cubs, he says in an op-ed in the Boston Globe that his departure had nothing to do with the Red Sox’ “crushing” September collapse.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011

Theo Epstein is now officially the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs, Epstein Agree To Deal

A published report says Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has agreed to come to the Cubs on a five-year deal.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Chicago Cubs

New York Times: Don’t Expect Epstein Or Cashman To Come To Cubs

The general managers of the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are not likely, in either case, to come in to replace Jim Hendry for the Cubs, a published report says.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

Ozzie Guillen. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Guillen Says He Wants To Stay, But Only If White Sox Want To Keep Him

In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times Monday, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen once again says he wants to stay with the White Sox, “but only if they want to keep me here.”

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Alex Rios

White Sox GM: Dunn, Rios Need To Help Team, Not Focus On Own Stats

White Sox general manager Kenny Williams says in an interview this week that he wants Adam Dunn and Alex Rios to quit focusing on their individual stats and instead devote their attention to helping the team win.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Jim Hendry

Columnist: Don’t Fire Hendry

A columnist warns that firing Cubs general manager Jim Hendry would be a bad move, no matter how the team comes out at the end of the season.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Kenny Williams

Williams: Shutdown Would Be Better Than Huge Salaries

White Sox General Manager Kenny Williams said he would rather see baseball “shut down” than watch teams squander tens of millions of dollars on single players.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Greg Maddux

Wisch: Cubs GM Job In Maddux’s Future? (I Hope.)

Last week, when pitching coach Larry Rothschild bolted the Chicago Cubs (honestly, finally) for the New York Yankees (honestly, seriously?) after a nine-year stint on Chicago’s North Side, I’m pretty sure that one name was the first to pop into most fans’ minds as a potential replacement.

11/24/2010