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Remembering Les Grobstein — and the Lee Elia rant

My friend and ultimate sports nut Les Grobstein died Sunday, and as the shock and sadness wear off, I’m left, as one is at such moments, with memories. And the biggest one with Les — and maybe the most amusing (certainly the wildest and longest-lasting) — is of him recording Cubs manager Lee Elia’s profane, hide-the-children rant after a game at Wrigley Field almost 39 years ago.
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Les Grobstein, Chicago’s sports encyclopedia and longtime radio host, dies at age 69

Les Grobstein was the keeper of “the tape,” and if you had to ask, “What tape?” you didn’t know Les. For the uninitiated, “the tape” was the profanity-laden postgame interview with former Chicago Cubs manager Lee Elia, which Grobstein recorded for his radio station and helped turn into one of the most famous stories in local sports lore. Grobstein, an overnight host for WSCR-AM 670, died ...
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Les Grobstein, 670 The Score overnight host, dead at 69

Les Grobstein, the longtime overnight host on 670 The Score and a Chicago sports broadcasting icon, died Sunday at his home in Elk Grove Village, the station announced Monday. He was 69. “Our staff is devastated. Our audience lost a great friend overnight,” said Mitch Rosen, The Score’s operations director....
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Longtime Chicago radio sportscaster Les Grobstein dies at 69

CHICAGO — A longtime Chicago radio sportscaster has died. According to media blogger Robert Feder, Les Grobstein was found dead Sunday afternoon in his home in Elk Grove Village. He was 69. He had reportedly been out sick since Wednesday. No further details on his cause of death have been released. Grobstein was on Chicago […]
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Daywatch: Chicago hospitals’ COVID struggles reflect health care inequities | Aurora mayor announces GOP bid for governor | Permanent home for one of Chicago’s best tacos

Good morning, Chicago. Struggles at Loretto Hospital are just one sign of the way long-standing inequities in Chicago’s health care community are affecting COVID-19′s fifth surge, the Tribune’s Joe Mahr and Lisa Schencker report. While hospital executives have joined others in saying they want to close the gaps, that ambition can sometimes seem at odds with the competitive nature of the health ...
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Is this the end of the line for OAN?

If a conspiracy theory is told in the middle of a forest, does it make a sound?. Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Arizona over the weekend. He said a bunch of ridiculous and unproven things about the election, the “fake news” media and other junk. As...
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Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold Continues

CHICAGO (CBS) — An arctic air mass is locked across our region, keeping a northwesterly wind flow in place. According to CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist, this ridge of high pressure will drift overhead tonight, relaxing the wind flow. On Tuesday, that ridge moves to the Ohio Valley....
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Chicago Weather: More Snow On The Way

CHICAGO (CBS) — A quick-moving disturbance will bring a band of snow tonight. That’s according to CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist. An inch or less of snow expected between 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Thursday. It’ll be dry Thursday with mostly cloudy skies. New Year’s Eve...
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