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Server says Benny the Bull injured her while being carried off court after his own injury

Louie Torres May 25, 2017, 10:13am

A woman is suing Barry F. Anderson a/k/a Benny the Bull and the Chicago Bulls, alleging that the mascot injured her during a game.

Reform or distraction: Chicago sports teams seek workers comp changes for athletes in budget deal

Stephanie N. Grimoldby Feb. 7, 2017, 4:07pm

With the state's financial situation hinging in part on a deal to reform some state worker's compensation rules, Chicago's major pro sports franchises have jumped in, seeking a measure allowing them to stop paying workers comp to athletes at age 35. The teams say it's necessary to change rules that bear no resemblance to the realities of their business, and allow athletes who play for teams in other states with less generous workers comp systems the chance to "forum shop."

Sexual assault civil suit vs Derrick Rose removed to federal court in L.A.

Scott Holland Sep. 29, 2015, 11:13pm

The woman who is suing Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose, alleging Rose and two of his friends entered her apartment without her consent two years ago and raped her, likely will need to continue the case in federal court in California, after Rose filed notice he intended to remove the litigation from California Superior Court. The accuser, a woman identified only as Jane Doe in court documents, filed a civil suit in August in Superior Court in California.