McDonough resigns from Cubs, expected to join Blackhawks

Updated: November 20, 2007, 7:35 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- John McDonough's job title stays the same. By moving just a few miles across town, though, he's got a new team to run in an entirely different sport.

McDonough resigned Tuesday as president of the Chicago Cubs -- a team that is up for sale -- to take a similar position with the Chicago Blackhawks, who offered him a multiyear contract he couldn't pass up.

"I do see parallels. We have a lot of work to do," McDonough said.

The most striking similarity is long championship ...

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