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Eric Burgher

Eric Burgher is a Chicago native and has been covering Chicago sports since 2013. Currently he is the Northwestern beat writer for Eric is also an adjunct faculty member in the theatre department at Columbia College in Chicago.

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This fall, Hannah Brown is going to get married over and over again -- in front of an audience.
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How Dwyane Wade’s return to Chicago might have an even bigger impact off the court.
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I grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Nobody will ever be better than Michael Jordan.
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Some of it had to do with my recent cable-cutting, but I also don’t remember a Bulls team that I was less excited about.

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What curse? The 2016 Chicago Cubs have no idea what you're referring to. When Steve Bartman reached for that infamous foul ball, Kyle Schwarber was 10 years old. Addison Russell was 9. When the black cat ran across the field in 1969, Cubs' manager Joe Maddon was 15. And nobody around the organization was around for the curse of the Billy Goat.

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It doesn't often happen that a team will fire a head coach with a .647 winning percentage and NBA Coach of the Year honors, but after five seasons and five straight playoff appearances cut short, the Bulls parted ways with Tom Thibodeau this off season and replaced with first-year head coach Fred Hoiberg.

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The 2015-16 NBA season tips off this week, and when the Chicago Bulls face off against the defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night, they’ll be sending out a lot of familiar faces. Except of course, for one.

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