Basketball: Splitting Bulls

How the NBA champion Chicago Bulls fell apart within days of Michael Jordan's retirement

Not a good week to be in Chicago: 23 inches of snow and Jenny Jones wasn't doing any makeovers. The best thing the city had going was the free Gatorade at Harry Caray's restaurant and some of that was probably the nasty blue flavor. Not much consolation for losing the best basketball player ever.

But that wasn't all Chicago was losing, as it will begin to realize this week. Though Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf and general manager Jerry Krause knew that Michael Jordan and head coach Phil Jackson were unlikely to return, they had held out hope. And they couldn't stem...

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