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Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi bring you fun, smart and compelling Chicago sports talk with great listener interaction. Jay Zawaski is the executive producer and Jordan Maly is the audio producer of the show.

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    • Sep 17, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 35m AVG DURATION
    • 369 EPISODES

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    Transition: Thank you, Jay Zawaski

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 17:13


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they shared their thanks and farewells to Score producer Jay Zawaski as he takes a new job at WBBM Newsradio.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Matt Miller interview, mystery guests congratulate Jay (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 41:22


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Matt Miller of TheDraftScout.com to discuss what to expect from NFL prospects and which ones could be on the Bears' radar throughout the college football season. After that, a number of guests called in to congratulate longtime Score producer Jay Zawaski on his last day on the job, as he has accepted a new role at WBBM Newsradio just down the hallway. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Adam Hoge interview, classic Jay Zawaski moments (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 36:33


    The second hour opened with Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi working through technical difficulties. Eventually, they welcomed on Adam Hoge of NBC Sports Chicago to preview the Bears-Bengals game Sunday. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted a special edition of the Midday Midway, playing back classic Score audio from executive producer Jay Zawaski's career at the station, including the hilarious "Not Dead Guy" story. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: It's Jay's last day, Steve Stone interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 23:18


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by acknowledging that longtime Score employee Jay Zawaski will be stepping away from his executive producer position after accepting a new job with WBBM Newsradio. Later, NBC Sports Chicago analyst Steve Stone joined the show to discuss the White Sox's management of their rotation and bullpen in the final weeks of the regular season and how they're preparing themselves for the playoffs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Fun with segues

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 24:05

    Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey welcomed Laurence Holmes for transition, where they revisited two clips of awkward-sounding segues from broadcasters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rahimi & Rongey: Anthony Herron interview (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 36:23

    In the final hour, Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey welcomed on Score football analyst Anthony Herron for two segments to preview the Bears-Bengals game Sunday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rahimi & Rongey: Dallas Keuchel is sick of the media, Dave Zirin interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 36:54


    In the second hour, Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey discussed White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel's quality outing against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday and reacted to his postgame media session -- in which he wasn't in a talkative mood. After that, author and podcast host Dave Zirin joined the show to discuss his latest book, which takes a look at young athletes who are willing to take part in activist movements thanks in large part to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to kneel during the national anthem. Later, Rahimi and Rongey conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Rahimi & Rongey: Ian Happ interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 26:54


    Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey, who was sitting in for Dan Bernstein, opened their show by welcoming on Cubs outfielder Ian Happ to discuss the team's recent play, first baseman Frank Schwindel hitting a homer in front of his family and friends and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Stories about traveling outside of the country

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 24:11


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they reminisced about experiences traveling to Paris, Montreal and more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Hub Arkush interview, White Sox talk (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 32:45


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Score football expert Hub Arkush to preview the Bears-Bengals matchup Sunday as well as answer questions from Score listeners. Later, Bernstein put into perspective the success of White Sox outfielder Luis Robert and catcher Yasmani Grandal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Mike Florio & Cody Decker interviews, Midday Midway (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 40:07


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss the latest NFL storylines. After that, Down the Line host and Audacy analyst Cody Decker joined the show to discuss the MLB playoff picture. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein: Bears talk, Michael Lombardi's assessment (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 21:53


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by reacting to Bears receiver Marquise Goodwin's criticism of the team's play-calling in a 34-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday. Later, they played sound from former NFL executive Michael Lombardi in which he assessed the Bears' loss, their quarterback situation and coach Matt Nagy's game plan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Tough finish to Audacy softball championship

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 4:33


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Laurence Holmes for transition, where they teased Holmes' upcoming interview with Cubs manager David Ross and touched on the conclusion of Audacy's 16-inch softball season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Sage Rosenfels & Paul Charchian interviews (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 33:07


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by NFL analyst Sage Rosenfels to discuss the Bears' quarterback situation, including rookie Justin Fields' usage in the season opener and his progress. Later, fantasy football expert Paul Charchian joined the show to share advice on how to improve your team. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Craig Calcaterra interview, White Sox bullpen concerns (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 40:19


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Cup of Coffee newsletter writer Craig Calcaterra to discuss the latest MLB storylines. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi shared their concerns about the White Sox's bullpen, including with Craig Kimbrel and Michael Kopech. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Bears lack accountability (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 26:02


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show with Bears conversation. As of Monday afternoon, coach Matt Nagy hadn't spoken to safety Eddie Jackson or safety Tashaun Gipson about their mental gaffes on a long Rams touchdown in the Bears' 34-14 loss Sunday night. How is that possible? Bernstein and Rahimi broke down the Bears' lack of accountability. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Bears are bad

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 15:06


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they shared their takeaways from the Bears' 34-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday night. Once again, the Bears were embarrassed on national television, and it seems like nothing has changed after changes were promised. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Hub Arkush breaks down Bears' loss to Rams (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 36:32


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Score football expert Hub Arkush to share his takeaways from the Bears' 34-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday night in their season opener. Arkush joined for two loaded segments. He'll be on the Bernstein & Rahimi Show every Monday and Wednesday at 11 a.m. during the NFL season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Kevin Fishbain breaks down Bears' loss (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 39:03


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Kevin Fishbain of the Athletic to break down the Bears' 34-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday night in their season opener. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi took more Bears calls from listeners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Bears lose to Rams (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 26:11


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened our first official Bears Monday of the season by breaking down Chicago's ugly 34-14 loss to the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on Sunday night. They also took calls from listeners. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Are you ready for Bears-Rams?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 11:40


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Laurence Holmes for transition, where they discussed 670 teammate Shane Riordan being at the Chicago Auto Show (that was him, right?) before previewing the Bears-Rams game on Sunday Night Football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Score Tales, Joe Ostrowski on NFL Week 1 odds (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 35:35


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi held a quick edition of Score Tales with good pal and usual Friday guest Matt Miller under the weather. Later, BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski joined the show to break down the gambling lines in Week 1 of the NFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Adam Hoge previews Bears/Rams, pig-faced shark (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 41:28


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Adam Hoge of NBC Sports Chicago to preview the Bears-Rams matchup Sunday evening. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe -- including one about a pig-faced shark. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: NFL is back, #BearsFriday (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 21:49


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by welcoming back the NFL after the Buccaneers' thrilling win against the Cowboys on Thursday night. After that, they previewed the Bears-Rams game Sunday evening. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Concerns over Bears' injury report

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 14:54


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Laurence Holmes for transition, where they discussed the NFL season opening with the Dallas-Tampa Bay matchup Thursday evening before voicing their concerns over the Bears' injury report, which now includes nose tackle Eddie Goldman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Anthony Herron previews Bears-Rams (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 35:43


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Score football analyst Anthony Herron for two glorious segments to preview the Bears-Rams game Sunday night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Brendan Hunt talks 'Ted Lasso,' Dallas Keuchel struggles again (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 37:03


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by actor and writer Brendan Hunt, the co-creator of "Ted Lasso" who also plays Coach Beard on the show. He discussed the success of "Ted Lasso," his career path and what it's like to support both Chicago baseball teams. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi discussed White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel's continued struggles. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Ian Happ interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 24:53


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by welcoming on Cubs outfielder Ian Happ to discuss his red-hot hitting, the team's strong play of late and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Leila wants no part of it

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 3:22


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Laurence Holmes for a brief transition, where they reminisced about Chris Rongey's time as a fill-in host on the Score. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Hub Arkush takes your calls, laser talk (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 33:22


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Score football insider Hub Arkush to preview the Bears-Rams matchup in the season opener Sunday night. Arkush then answered questions from Score listeners. Later, Rahimi received a shoutout from White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti regarding "laser talk" during the team's game in Oakland on Tuesday night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Mike Florio, Cody Decker interviews (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 42:36


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss the Bears' management of rookie quarterback Justin Fields, their season opener against the Rams on Sunday and more. After that, Down the Line host and Audacy Sports analyst Cody Decker joined the show to discuss White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel's struggles, the Cubs' recent seven-game winning streak and the latest MLB storylines. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Bears, Matt Nagy talk (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 22:33


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by sharing their expectations for the Bears' season. They also discussed nose tackle Eddie Goldman suffering an injury of some sort, according to a report. Later, they listened and reacted to Audacy Sports insider Michael Lombardi's assessment of Bears coach Matt Nagy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Does home-field advantage matter in MLB playoffs?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 23:21

    Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey were joined by Laurence Holmes for transition, where the trio discussed a variety of topics, including the White Sox's tendency to challenge home run hitters with fastballs in the zone. They also discussed whether home-field advantage in MLB's postseason is worth chasing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rahimi & Rongey: Paul Charchian & Nate Tice interviews (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 39:39

    In the final hour, Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey welcomed on fantasy football expert Paul Charchian to get you ready for your last-minute drafts prior to the NFL regular season kicking off Thursday between the Buccaneers and the Cowboys. After that, Nate Tice of the Athletic Football Show joined the program to share his concerns with the Bears' offensive schemes and his observations of the team following the preseason. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rahimi & Rongey: Craig Calcaterra interview, Midday Midway (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 40:29

    In the second hour, Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey were joined by Cup of Coffee newsletter writer Craig Calcaterra to discuss the latest MLB storylines, including the Cubs' seven-game winning streak. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Rahimi & Rongey: It's Bears week! (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 23:04


    Leila Rahimi and Chris Rongey, who filled in for Dan Bernstein, opened their show by previewing the Bears-Rams matchup in their regular-season opener Sunday night. Later, they listened and reacted to Bears coach Matt Nagy's comments on WBBM on Monday in which he addressed the team's quarterback situation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Matt Miller, Chicago Party Aunt & Joe Ostrowski interviews (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 37:00


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by NFL Draft analyst Matt Miller to preview the start of college football and discuss the top prospects. After that, Chicago comedy veteran Chris Witaske joined the show to discuss the premiere of "Chicago Party Aunt" on Netflix, a comedy show that was inspired by the entertaining Twitter account of the same name. Later, BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski joined the program to share the latest gambling odds leading into the weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Adam Hoge interview, Shane's Meat Live (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 41:12


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Adam Hoge of NBC Sports Chicago to discuss the latest Bears storylines. After that, they listened and reacted to Buccaneers star quarterback Tom Brady's recent comments in which he stood up for defensive players. Later, Score teammate Shane Riordan pulled up a chair for a Shane's Meat Live segment as we got you ready for the holiday weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Huge start looming for Dallas Keuchel (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 23:16


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by discussing how White Sox left-hander Dallas Keuchel has a huge start looming at the Kansas City Royals on Friday evening after his recent struggles. They also shared their other White Sox concerns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Dave the Cat is fat

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 13:26


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mark Grote for transition, where they discussed the weight of Grote's cat, Dave the Cat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Anthony Herron interview (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 35:32


    In final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Score football analyst Anthony Herron for a pair of segments to discuss the latest Bears storylines and to preview the start of their new season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Pete Fiutak interview, Ryan Pace reaction (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 38:20


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Pete Fiutak of College Football News to preview Week 1 of college football action. After that, Bernstein and Rahimi shared contradictory audio from Bears general manager Ryan Pace on Wednesday. Later, they conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Ryan Pace says nothing, Ian Happ interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 24:41


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by reacting to Bears general manager Ryan Pace's disappointing-yet-predictable press conference Wednesday. Later, Cubs outfielder Ian Happ joined the show to discuss how fans in Minnesota pelted him with Skittles on Wednesday evening, how much he appreciates playing in front of the Wrigley Field crowd and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Bears roster reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 9:30


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mark Grote for transition, where they discussed the latest shakeup and moves on the Bears' 53-man roster and examined which players might land on the team's practice squad. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Hub Arkush takes your calls (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 36:00


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Score football expert Hub Arkush to take listeners' questions about the Bears and the NFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Mike Florio & Cody Decker interviews, Midday Midway (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 42:33


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss the latest NFL storylines. After that, Down the Line host and Audacy Sports analyst Cody Decker joined the show to discuss the latest MLB storylines. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Bears set initial 53-man roster, Steve Stone interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 26:03


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by breaking down the Bears' initial 53-man roster. After that, they welcomed on NBC Sports Chicago analyst Steve Stone to discuss the White Sox's 4-2 win against the Pirates on Tuesday and the team's latest injury woes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Transition: Deep diving into Bishop Sycamore football controversy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 18:29


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Anthony Herron for transition, where they discussed the illegitimate high school football program known as Bishop Sycamore and how it ended up playing a game broadcasted on ESPN. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Paul Charchian interview, Bishop Sycamore fiasco (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 34:47


    In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by fantasy football expert Paul Charchian to get you ready for your drafts and discuss the latest fantasy storylines. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi discussed the weird Bishop Sycamore scandal, as the illegitimate high school football program ended up playing a game broadcasted on ESPN. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Craig Calcaterra interview, Kris Bryant at home in San Francisco (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 39:15


    In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Cup of Coffee newsletter writer Craig Calcaterra to discuss the latest MLB storylines. After that, Bernstein and Rahimi discussed Giants infielder/outfielder Kris Bryant's feelings on playing in San Francisco and how it relates to his time with the Chicago Cubs. Later, they conducted the Midday Midway, highlighting some of the wackiest stories from around the globe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Bernstein & Rahimi: Experts address Bears' QB situation (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 28:20


    Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi opened their show by reacting to NFL analysts Chris Simms, Dan Orlovsky and Jeff Saturday all agreeing that Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields should start to open the regular season. So why doesn't coach Matt Nagy believe that? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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