Ryne Sandberg's uncomfortable saga

Hard to have loyalty in a sport that often reminds you that it is just a business

Originally Published: November 3, 2011
By Doug Glanville | ESPN.com

As I read that Ryne Sandberg, Cubs legend, Hall of Famer and Chicago icon, could be in the running for the managerial position of the Cubs' arch-rival, the Cardinals, my brain froze for a second. The fan in me was baffled, hard-pressed to imagine a Cubs legend being in such a position. This is Ryno, and where else would he have ever work in uniform than as a Cub?

I pause at this possibility because I always thought of myself as a loyal person. My brother connected me with sports as soon ...

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