It’s no secret that Jay Mariotti wasn’t very well liked in Chicago. Whether it was by the athletes he covered, the folks who read him in the paper or watched him on television, or bloggers such as myself. Personally, I’ve had my own run-ins with the man that didn’t do much to improve my opinion of him, and I’m pretty glad to see him go.
As are members of the White Sox and one of Jay’s former co-workers at the Sun-Times. Chris De Luca wrote a column today about the reactions of members of the White Sox organization to Mariotti’s resignation/dismissal (depends who you ask), but also used the opportunity to share his own feelings on the situation.