Fate up in the air for Web site that ...

Fate up in the air for Web site that fired Mike North

There are 34 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 14, 2009, titled Fate up in the air for Web site that fired Mike North. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Chet Coppock, the longtime Chicago sportscaster, said he plans to show up for his scheduled 3 p.m. program Monday at the Morton Grove studios of Internet-based Chicago Sports Webio.

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Zion, IL

#25 Jun 15, 2009
Whatever. As long as April Rose is still getting paid for the billboards I'm ok with it.

Mobile, AL

#26 Jun 15, 2009
Nah. Probably one of Daley's relatives was involved; therefore, Daley didn't know a thing.
Jim Belushi

Chicago, IL

#27 Jun 15, 2009
Cubs will sweep Sox

Chicago, IL

#28 Jun 15, 2009
this story is so vague. apparently north is guilty for being even remotely associated with a bounced check.
D Chicago

Chicago, IL

#29 Jun 15, 2009
It keeps getting worse for North. I wouldn't wish this type of bad luck on anyone; even Mike.

Chicago, IL

#30 Jun 15, 2009
I think this goes to show you a little about Mike North's intelligence. When he tried to convert his show on the Score from all sports, to all things news, he really gave new meaning to 'stupid.' Everybody is entitled to an opinion, but not everybody should be paid to express it. Go back to the hot dog stand, Mikey...
Mayor Daley

Midlothian, IL

#31 Jun 15, 2009
Mike North is a jagoff

Chicago, IL

#32 Jun 15, 2009
So, the breaking news section says the Hernandez guy was running a ponzi scheme funneling money to the company that owned Webio, and had declared bankruptcy in 2004, 2005, and 2006. Gee, you would think North would do some due diligence to see what type of person he was partnering up with.

“ChiliMac joins Topix!”

Since: Sep 08

Chicago, IL

#33 Jun 15, 2009
I really wish people would actually read this article. There is something going on but no one has been charged and there have been no trials. It is not time to go an convict people before you know all the facts.

Also, get up to speed people. Mike North is off of the Score but he isn't off the air. He is part of the morning show on Comcast SportsNet. http://csnchicago.com/pages/monstersinthemorn...
jim hayes

Effingham, IL

#34 Jun 15, 2009
north shouldn't have the right to be on anything let loan a web sight!
jim hayes

Effingham, IL

#35 Jun 15, 2009
at what point does lou take any responsiblty for some of this pitiful play. i thought a mananger's job was to get his team ready to play, this team has no leadership from the manager or general manager i think lou and hendry should go some of lou choaching moves during this period has been pitiful!
jim hayes

Effingham, IL

#36 Jun 15, 2009
where are the treating for lou like dusty got? just asking 350 million oh,by the way arron miles sucks release him he is dead weight.

Longmont, CO

#37 Jun 17, 2009
What North does on air is his act. Off air, he is not always the loud mouth he is on air. Yes, he likes to be the center of attention but he had always taken care of those that he works with or needs a hand. Yes, he does have some character flaws but scheming is not one of them. He just happens to be an ordinary Chicago guy that was always in the right place at the right time. Please do not blame him for Hernandez's actions. I am sure that when it came down to it, North just felt like this was another venture that he would be in the right place at the right time. Except that is not the case this time. I feel for all the employees there. THey, including North, do not deserve to be caught up in this.
Marty Didier

Northbrook, IL

#38 Jun 23, 2009
What many don't know is that there is something else linked to all of this. The family I was in for more than 26 years who are "MidWest Drug Lords" (Search on Clyde O'Connor)often showed up with tickets. Guess where these came from? What goes around, comes around.

Marty Didier
Northbrook, IL

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