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Founding editor-in-chief/columnist, @theathleticchi. Alum of the Potato Bowl champs. Email at jon@theathletic.com

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In 1969, Robert Washington Jr. was one of the top football recruits in the state of Ohio. What happened next? And w… https://t.co/TOM3hA5ADm"He was a national champion who felt like a failure, a high school legend who thought he let down his hometown. He… https://t.co/i4NwCMtBQn
Retweeted by jon greenbergJoining @dan_bernstein at 9:40 today for Bears talk. Tune in at https://t.co/tzUyAy0t2r
Retweeted by jon greenbergBilly Donovan can’t be considered a home-run hire by the Chicago Bulls. But he’s a good coach and a great fit. Here… https://t.co/syNoKB0ijl
Retweeted by jon greenbergAnother night, another walk-off loss for the White Sox. @JRFegan on "a little bit of that wakeup call”: https://t.co/S4EUNYNRJL
Retweeted by jon greenbergIt’s too early to know how big of a jump the Bulls can make next season, but Billy Donovan can make an immediate im… https://t.co/FARp53sQdo
Retweeted by jon greenbergI learned about this story from a letter to the editor in my hometown paper. And in reporting it, I found out that… https://t.co/sLMd0ojJjuWhat the All-22 tells us about the Bears’ second half vs. the Giants — miscues in the passing game and some success… https://t.co/X9hGyx1h3q
Retweeted by jon greenbergBeautiful tribute to the life of the great Gale Sayers by @danpompei: https://t.co/5rp7IK96gU
Retweeted by jon greenbergThe playoffs are nice, but is this Cubs team any good? “If you’re not used to getting out of struggling, you’re pl… https://t.co/YExHJeOTv7
Retweeted by jon greenbergChicago Scanning was a huge help at digitizing a DVD of grainy football highlights. If you need to do that your old… https://t.co/v1yEn3u3gwMore than 200,000 people have died of COVID-19. Robert Washington Jr. is one of them. But he's more than a statisti… https://t.co/3cYXLZYf6LThis was an amazing story by @jon_greenberg on former Notre Dame receiver Robert Washington on life, regret and leg… https://t.co/qs17s5aATl
Retweeted by jon greenbergRobert Washington Jr., a member of Notre Dame's 1973 national championship team, died of COVID-19 on June 11. But h… https://t.co/pJpsrgSHHUGale Sayers, who died at 77 Wednesday, didn’t need much time to become a legend for the Bears, writes @danpompei. https://t.co/b1t7nOmIpA
Retweeted by jon greenberg @NickFriedell https://t.co/dy6LU1sDykPirates' Jacob Stallings won last night's game v Cubs with a walkoff homer. Adam Frazier and Ke'Bryan Hayes began t… https://t.co/ihEnhEYwP4
Retweeted by jon greenbergWill the Cubs and White Sox win more, same or fewer playoff games than the last time they made the postseason together in 2008? @KyleDHiggins Like what does he say at family gatherings?Can’t the White Sox or Bulls employ this Reinsdorf so he doesn’t have to embarrass himself like this?… https://t.co/xaBv2D3fbK#LoHoReCap https://t.co/jlZSnm1U4r
Retweeted by jon greenbergDamn, I turn the channel for a second and the Sox are in second place. @BenFinfer “What’s that in the distance? It’s Cutler driving a pickup truck through the gates with Ditka and Urlacher in the back!”Just an incredible read by @danpompei on an incredible #Bears legend in Gale Sayers. Must read here :… https://t.co/tsqQYUJVAu
Retweeted by jon greenbergTake a moment and read this simply beautiful Gale Sayers tribute from @danpompei: https://t.co/JIER082B8C
Retweeted by jon greenbergWhat’s going to happen when the Cubs and Sox play each other this weekend? Can they tie three times?
9/24
2020
It's been a long day, but I think everyone needs to read @danpompei's obituary for Gale Sayers. https://t.co/LnMURJvo9y⚾️ Five days to go. Three playoff-bound teams. All of them with a shot at the division title. @JRFegan and… https://t.co/zEE6TJpnOt
Retweeted by jon greenberg @TimBontemps https://t.co/Czz4QcNxSLA new management team is in place. A new coach is here. @DarnellMayberry takes you back through the Jim Boylen era… https://t.co/PfyUVeTkek
Retweeted by jon greenbergThe Bears do have one practice squad protection this week: QB Tyler Bray So, like Week 1, don’t even think about… https://t.co/ZyNpxBgtia
Retweeted by jon greenberg"It’s a new era, Bulls fans, and while there’s no logical reason to start planning for championship parades anytime… https://t.co/ArrKPG5ELh
Retweeted by jon greenbergNice story by @JPosnanski on Gale Sayers' grace and skill on the field. https://t.co/WUd3JjFDZgHoly shit! https://t.co/qP9oBREDDqThis is great https://t.co/1tppQ3Xif9 @paytonsun It's like he's a time traveler visiting the past.By landing Billy Donovan, the Bulls sent a loud and clear message: They’re retooling, not rebuilding.… https://t.co/yQ8tf9FMtP
Retweeted by jon greenberg @CodyWesterlund @Bernstein670 https://t.co/TEoMaNetrBStart leaving your questions for @JRFegan! He will be live talking #WhiteSox in 15 minutes here: https://t.co/Ufe0nSyx8P
Retweeted by jon greenbergSame face. New place. Still great. Always read @StephNoh ⬇️ https://t.co/RnbNHXNR76
Retweeted by jon greenberg @FreedmanMatthew If OU beats Florida in 2005, does this even happen?How do you prepare for a draft during a pandemic? The Blackhawks' Mark Kelley filled me in. Story:… https://t.co/br4HlxNcr3
Retweeted by jon greenbergA lot of things had to go wrong for the White Sox to lose a close game last night. But primarily, their offense has… https://t.co/wmWdXlYHNr
Retweeted by jon greenbergThe Bulls just completed a major upgrade of their front office. Billy Donovan has no connections to Arturas Karniso… https://t.co/SU66MBXQYq
Retweeted by jon greenbergWe have stories by @DarnellMayberry and @PJ_Mooney on the site today, plus @adamjahns' story about Darnell Mooney. https://t.co/aGuOpeerDB.@david_j_roth nailed what Trump thinks of us here: https://t.co/vPaCz6dJ5W https://t.co/hjAfewYLrHEarly Halloween candy purchase or just an impulse buy for me on Amazon? https://t.co/BFPIM75uHRWrites @danpompei, "Really, what he did wasn't even running. It was gliding, floating, soaring. People today call h… https://t.co/3nmzqJCcIt
Retweeted by jon greenbergRemembering #Bears legend Gale Sayers. Our stories and more @TheAthletic: https://t.co/PmruVZYHHO
Retweeted by jon greenbergI’m very glad that @danpompei got this story done on Gale Sayers last summer. It’s a must-read today.… https://t.co/AATGQU0dPl @imjasondiamond Joe Eszterhas went to the same journalism school as me, and I always got a kick of seeing a certifi… https://t.co/ScRoeW7nLQ @DarnellMayberry And after this move, @jon_greenberg is officially retiring *some* Bulls jokes. RIP the punch clock: https://t.co/KgIv8B6uPD
Retweeted by jon greenbergcc @NickShepkowski https://t.co/S25j0i76n2Gale Sayers' light never was intended to burn long. It was intended to burn brightest, and it did. Rest In Peace… https://t.co/nrvJXuYB8H
Retweeted by jon greenberg“His like will never be seen again.” https://t.co/jl33q5AhZNWatching their son in person for the first time in the NFL was worth the wait for the Burrows. More on their eye-op… https://t.co/6fGwS3RBpE
Retweeted by jon greenberg @BenFinfer Is Mayor Van Dusen up for re-election? “Call me anytime,” my ass! @TrentonHassles I really need to build the heat lamp for my backyard today.For some reason, I was googling "Mikva rule" instead of "Shakman decree" last night. (There is no Abner Mikva rule.… https://t.co/6mSl9t259pGreat read....@DarnellMayberry joins @thekapman & @tweetjhood at 8am on @ESPN1000 to discuss the hiring. https://t.co/PvGNX93Rco
Retweeted by jon greenbergHow did the Bulls convince Billy Donovan to coach here? @DarnellMayberry reports it was as much about the front off… https://t.co/KQjpOlaU54 @Iucasgiolito @MarkPotash I misread it! I’m dumb.It’s truly a new era for the Bulls, and there are even more reasons for optimism with Billy Donovan on board, write… https://t.co/oQcZJq1e8g
Retweeted by jon greenbergI regret to inform you that I can’t make fun of the Bulls anymore. (For now.) My column on the Billy Donovan hire. https://t.co/kx67Lf3iz7I can't imagine how much shit Ian Happ is getting from the Cubs for the Restore commercials. @NickShepkowski #ShepBaylessAs @JRFegan once foretold, Adam Engel is a problem (👀) at the plate. https://t.co/2Hhj4NMgdY @JJStankevitz https://t.co/YcaHGt7YmB @TWaddle87 @WaddleandSilvy You're truly Johnny Lawrence @abohnhoff @thekapman That's Mayor Van Dusen. Not a huge help, from what we've learned. @MartyGeller2 Yes @bomani_jones Amazingly, yes. Pitching for Cleveland right now.I didn’t realize Oliver Perez was so gray. He’s really Eddie Harris. @Nostalgia1968 @MarkPotash You’ve really met your match here!
9/23
2020
.@thekapman Do you want me to call Deerfield mayor Harriet Rosenthal to close off the streets downtown?Got a Bulls question? Submit it now and I’ll answer all your inquiries on the hiring of Billy Donovan, the upcoming… https://t.co/QgQTM94Opf
Retweeted by jon greenbergYou can hear @DarnellMayberry and I breaking down the Bulls hire of Billy Donovan here in a short form podcast https://t.co/a02gAPAY9x
Retweeted by jon greenbergBefore I grade this hire, I need to know what's on Billy Donovan's success plate.Check out our breaking news package on Billy Donovan getting the Bulls job with contributions from @DarnellMayberryhttps://t.co/PAux1X77aX @thekapman It’s a journalism style rule. No such thing as first annual. https://t.co/G3lVx594SN @WaddleandSilvy I love that @TWaddle87 thought Twitch was just for streaming radio shows.I’m going to buy this even though it says “1st annual.” https://t.co/c30yHhDtRKCan’t believe the Bulls landed Erik Murphy’s college coach.The Bulls didn't anticipate Billy Donovan would become available. But when he mutually agreed to part with the Thun… https://t.co/1WWp203SxC
Retweeted by jon greenbergLaVine reacts to Bulls hiring Billy Donovan while streaming COD on Facebook Gaming https://t.co/9f8tOFBhxJ
Retweeted by jon greenbergProps to @BigWos for first breaking a couple weeks ago on the Daily Ding on @TheAthleticNBA that Billy Donovan to C… https://t.co/ARl9zzZM5x
Retweeted by jon greenbergSmart move by the Bulls to get Donovan announced as a White Sox game was starting so Jerry wouldn’t be listening wh… https://t.co/SHY1JVQtoH
Retweeted by jon greenbergBilly Donovan might be a step up as a coach. But as a quote? No way. https://t.co/oWUAGrVPet https://t.co/B5xCu6fTAT @NickShepkowski @DannyParkins @MattSpiegel670 Was in a hurry to get this joke off and then dig into the Bulls hire.First @DarnellMayberry, then @maddie_m_lee, now Billy Donovan. @DannyParkins @MattSpiegel670 Enjoying Shep Bayless’ KB thoughts.Great stuff. Ray needs to really start smoking to get Gene’s timbre. https://t.co/Sz7rzEIG4GHoping it’s a Jeff King Pirates one. https://t.co/YAMHnhFTxTWould the White Sox consider their season a success if they got eliminated in the first round? Lucas Giolito: "Uh,… https://t.co/CuulVLrJ5E
Retweeted by jon greenberg @ctsbulls That’s @34billy42 money! @sahadevsharma They do, indeed.We have some fun and talk some AL Central baseball. Join us! https://t.co/bZ8hCpYjFM @TrentonHassles Follow your dreams!Only two players from Round 4 of the 2017 NFL draft have made the Pro Bowl, and they now both have signed contract… https://t.co/kiagXVX2CP
Retweeted by jon greenberg @slmandel I just hope we get one fun season out of it.
9/22
2020

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