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Chicago is welcoming their newest Bulls and saying goodbye to Cubs legend Theo Epstein.

November 20, 2020
SOURCE: ESPN / TWITTER.COM
SOURCE: ESPN / TWITTER.COM

The GIST: This week, Chicago is welcoming their newest Bulls and saying goodbye to Cubs legend Theo Epstein.

๐Ÿ€The pick is in: The Bulls selected Patrick Williams No. 4 overall in the NBA Draft last night, adding a strong defender and highly versatile player to the roster. The second-youngest player in the draft, Williams averaged 9.2 points, four rebounds and one assist in his first and only season at Florida State University.

โšพParting is such sweet sorrow: Earlier this week, Theo Epstein announced that he is stepping down from his position as the Cubsโ€™ president after nine seasons with the organization. Epstein is largely credited for assembling the 2016 World Series Championship team and is very well-liked by Cubs fans.

  • Epstein has a personal belief that people need to change positions every 10 years (interesting), and as this year will be an inflection point for the struggling Cubs, he felt it was best to pass it off to general manager Jed Hoyer, who can better plan for the future.

๐ŸˆCollege rundown: Itโ€™s a huge week for the No. 19 Northwestern Wildcats as they take on the No. 10 Wisconsin Badgers in the showdown that will most likely determine the winner of the Big Ten West division. Itโ€™s make-or-break for the โ€™Cats on Saturday at 3:30 p.m ET/2:30 p.m. CT.