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Hired to be fired

Don't pity Del Negro; coaching is transitory, but Paxson better get next one right

Updated: May 3, 2010, 11:51 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

If I could use one word to describe the world of Chicago sports, it would be "hype." Well, "hype" and "disappointment." From one comes the other. See Cutler, Jay.

In the City of Big Stories, everything is often more dramatic than it should be.

This was the perfect landing spot for a coach like Mike Ditka, for an athlete like Michael Jordan, for an icon of his time like Sammy Sosa.

Chicago may lack the glitz or worldwide appeal of Los Angeles or New ...

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