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Mariotti Got What He Deserved

Editor: Michael Miner must be joking if he believes Sun-Times sports columnist Jay Mariotti somehow warrants “a little sympathy” [Hot Type, May 24]. Mariotti and his unrelentingly caustic tone have never made him a particularly sympathetic figure in this town, but his latest snafu–badly misinterpreting comments that Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood made (even though Mariotti […]

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The Name of the Game

The Name of the Game To the editor: Michael Miner’s item (Hot Type, 10/22) about the competition between the Chicago Tribune’s Jim Kirk and the Chicago Sun-Times’s Robert Feder was a waste of space. What part of “competition” doesn’t Miner understand? The media beat is no less competitive than the gossip columns or the sports […]