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In addition to Laurence Holmes' insightful perspective, a signature feature of his show is the in-studio interview with athletes, coaches and journalists, allowing for deeper discussion on their backgrounds and the day’s most important topics. Tony Gill is the executive producer of the show. Fol…

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    Transition: Matt Nagy/Justin Fields talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 28:13

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they shared their thoughts on the Bears' debacle that was a 26-6 loss to the Browns on Sunday. They also wondered if Bears coach Matt Nagy will even survive this season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Anthony Herron interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 36:25

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score football analyst Anthony Herron to break down what he saw from the Bears in their embarrassing 26-6 loss to the Browns on Sunday. Herron had predicted that Bears coach Matt Nagy's unwillingness to change his offensive system would be a bad mix with such a dynamic young quarterback in Justin Fields, and that's exactly what happened -- but it was still worse than we all expected. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Matt Nagy's bad day (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 27:14

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by breaking down how poorly the Bears played in their 26-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. He specifically focused on Bears coach Matt Nagy's incompetent game plan and decision-making. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Jason Lieser interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 35:16

    In the last hour, Laurence talked to Sun-Times Bears beat writer Jason Lieser about the news of Justin Fields starting, Matt Nagy's insistence of starting Andy Dalton when healthy and what he thinks Fields will do in his 1st start  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Joe Ostrowski interview, Fields revival (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 30:52

    Laurence started the show by talking to Bet QL Daily's Joe Ostrowski about the guy that had a huge parlay with the Lions left to play, Bears odds now that Justin Fields is starting and what bets he likes for the weekend. Justin Fields is starting so Laurence felt like celebrating  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Justin Fields is QB1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 26:27

    Laurence Holmes, Danny Parkins, and Matt Spiegel talked about the Bears naming Justin Fields the starter for the game vs the Browns on Sunday See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Marathon, Sox & Bears oh my! (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 32:17

    In the last hour, Laurence talked about the White Sox staff reaching out to him to purchase a suite for the playoffs but the only game he sees available is on a day when the Chicago Marathon is going on and the Bears playing in Las Vegas vs the Raiders.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Dan Durkin interview & White Sox talk (hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 40:00

    Laurence started his show by talking to All 22 Review host Dan Durkin about the Bears game vs the Bengals and what they film says about Justin Fields' readiness for this Sunday's game vs the Browns. Later, the Sox are playing .500 ball since the All-Star Break and Laurence (and most Sox fans) are concerned.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Bears talk, Chicago restaurants

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 25:12

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Matt Spiegel for transition, where they shared their expectations for the Bears-Browns game Sunday. They also discussed their favorite restaurants that are no longer opened in Chicago. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Cam Ellis interview (hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 36:57

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score reporter Cam Ellis to discuss the latest Bears storylines, including how they're developing rookie quarterback Justin Fields. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Bears talk, Top 5 Tuesday (hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 23:12

    Laurence Holmes started his show by discussing how Bears coach Matt Nagy will need to adjust his play-calling if rookie quarterback Justin Fields starts against the Browns on Sunday. Later, Holmes conducted his Top 5 Tuesday segment, sharing Bears legend Devin Hester's best returns for touchdowns in his illustrious career. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Bears talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 25:28

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they reacted to the Bears' 20-17 win against the Bengals on Sunday. With veteran quarterback Andy Dalton injured, the guys debated whether it's time just to hand over the starting job to rookie Justin Fields for good. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Anthony Herron interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 35:01

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score football analyst Anthony Herron, who shared his observations from the Bears' 20-17 win against the Bengals on Sunday. Herron wants Bears coach Matt Nagy to design a game plan that caters better to rookie quarterback Justin Fields' strengths -- assuming he's the starter in Week 3 -- and not force Fields to be a system quarterback, which Herron believes was the team's downfall with Mitchell Trubisky in recent years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Bears win, Justin Fields era begins? (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 24:59

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by giving the Bears -- and specifically their defense -- love for their performance in a 20-17 win against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. After that, Holmes turned his attention to the quarterback situation. With veteran Andy Dalton injured, Holmes wondered if the Bears are ready to just full hand over the reins to rookie Justin Fields completely. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Bears talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 17:25

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed their expectations for the Bears-Bengals game Sunday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Mark Grote interview & Ryan Pace/Matt Nagy schism? (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 35:09

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by WBBM sideline reporter and Score host Mark Grote to discuss the Bears-Bengals game Sunday. Holmes also wondered if there's a schism between in a certain regard between Bears general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Bears talk (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 20:08

    Laurence Holmes started his show by discussing how the Bears limited their own offense before their loss to the Rams. And how long will it take for Bears fans to boo starting quarterback Andy Dalton on Sunday? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Religion talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 24:27

    Laurence Holmes and Danny Parkins talked about religion (and how they struggle with their respective religions) to start transition as today is Yom Kippur in the Jewish religion  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Jason Lieser interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 39:05

    In the last hour, Laurence talked to Sun-Times Bears beat writer Jason Lieser about some of the things that he's heard and seen at Halas Hall this week. Jason was very strong in his opinion about how the Teven Jenkins move might have been a mistake.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Joe Ostrowski interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 21:36

    Laurence started the show by talking to Bet QL Daily's Joe Ostrowski about how home field advantage for bettors has changed because road teams are winning more than ever. Joe also gives his complete breakdown of what he thinks about the Bears game vs the Bengals.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Baseball talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 21:53

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed sweet-swinging hitters, the White Sox and how Spiegs spent his Tuesday with his son playing 16-inch softball. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Steve Stone interview, Roberto Clemente tribute (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 38:28

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by NBC Sports Chicago analyst Steve Stone to discuss how the White Sox are doing everything they can to get to the playoffs healthy. He also discussed left fielder Eloy Jimenez's great catch Tuesday and shared a great story about legendary broadcaster Harry Caray. Later, Holmes celebrated Roberto Clemente Day, taking time to give the late, great baseball player, humanitarian and Puerto Rican icon his flowers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Dan Durkin interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 20:16

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on NFL analyst Dan Durkin to break down the all-22 film of what he saw in the Bears' 34-14 loss to the Rams on Sunday. Durkin didn't hold back in his criticism of Bears coach Matt Nagy and his players. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Audacy softball falls short

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 31:30

    Laurence Holmes welcomed on Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they reacted to the Audacy 16-inch softball team's heartbreaking loss to Chicago Reader in the championship game Monday night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Devin Hester interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 29:58

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes played a portion of the interview he recently conducted with legendary Bears returner Devin Hester for his podcast. In it, Hester stated his Hall of Fame case, reflected on returning the opening kickoff for a touchdown in the Super Bowl and explained how the Soulja Boy song "Crank That" got fans hyped up and paying attention to him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: David Ross interview, Top 5 Tuesday (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 42:11

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Cubs manager David Ross to discuss his time away from the team due to COVID protocols, left-hander Justin Steele's growth as a starter, reliever Codi Heuer's future as a back-end bullpen member and more. Later, Holmes conducted his Top 5 Tuesday segment, sharing the top football moments he watched over the past weekend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Andy Dalton & Bears are who we thought they were

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 26:05

    Laurence Holmes welcomed on Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed the Bears losing badly to the Rams on Sunday night and when rookie quarterback Justin Fields will be handed the reins of the team. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Anthony Herron interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 35:56

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score football analyst Anthony Herron to discuss the Bears' stinging defeat to the Rams on Sunday and how they can maximize the use of rookie quarterback Justin Fields going forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Same old Bears (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 26:39

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by reacting to the Bears getting routed 34-14 by the Rams in front of a national television audience Sunday night. Holmes also shared some statistics that the Rams accomplished that showcased just how woeful the Bears defense was. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Cubs & White Sox thoughts, Jason Lieser interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 33:10

    In the second hour, Laurence Holmes shared Cubs and White Sox thoughts. He believes the White Sox are really just trying to get through September healthy. Later, Jason Lieser of the Sun-Times joined the show to preview the Bears-Rams matchup Sunday and share what he has heard out of Halas Hall this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: NFL is back! Joe Ostrowski interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 30:25

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by celebrating the NFL's return, as the Cowboys and Buccaneers kick off the 2021 season Thursday evening. Later, BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski joined the show to break down the odds in the Cowboys-Buccaneers game and the Bears-Rams matchup Sunday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Candy conversation, Bears & Sox talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 30:04

    Laurence Holmes, Danny Parkins, and Matt Spiegel talked about different varieties of candy like Reese and M&Ms and what all goes into it.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Cole Wright interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 32:49

    In the last hour, Laurence talked to Marquee Network's Cole Wright about the Cubs and Frank Schwindel playing great baseball lately, his expectations for the Bears and why he can wait for Justin Fields to start for the Bears. Later, Laurence talked about the Sean McVay led Rams team and the challenges that they present to the Beloved.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Steve Stone interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 40:31

    Laurence started the show by talking to White Sox TV analyst Steve Stone about the Sox injuries, Oakland's terrible stadium & why some pitchers like Michael Kopech & Carlos Rodon aren't pitching like they did earlier in the season.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: White Sox talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 22:50

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed how the White Sox aren't playing their best baseball in the last month of the regular season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Top 5 Bears concerns & Mark Grote interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 36:29

    In his last hour, Laurence Holmes shared his five biggest concerns regarding the Bears as they enter the new season. Later, Score host and WBBM sideline reporter Mark Grote joined the show to discuss what he heard at Halas Hall on Monday from Bears coach Matt Nagy, tight end Cole Kmet and safety Eddie Jackson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: White Sox talk & Top 5 Tuesday (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 19:01

    Having returned from vacation, Laurence Holmes opened his show by discussing the banged-up White Sox and how they've looked lately. Later, he conducted his Top 5 Tuesday segment, sharing his top Chicago restaurants that are no longer around. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Grote: Maddie Lee interview & Bears talk (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 39:08

    In the last hour, Mark Grote was joined by Maddie Lee of NBC Sports Chicago to discuss the latest White Sox storylines, as she has switched beats midseason after covering the Cubs. She shared her perspective of covering both baseball teams in town this year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Grote: Herb Howard interview & Bears talk (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 31:34

    Sitting in for Laurence Holmes, Mark Grote opened his show by welcoming on The Bigs Media reporter Herb Howard to discuss what he has seen in Bears training camp, which roster cuts surprised him most and whether rookie quarterback Justin Fields should be starting the regular-season opener. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Herron: Bret Bielema & Mark Grote interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 39:46

    In the last hour, Anthony Herron talked to University of Illinois Head Football coach Bret Bielema about their big win vs Nebraska in Champaign. Later, Mark Grote came on to discuss the Bears cuts as they were happening on Cutdown day See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Herron: Mike Tomczak interview & Top 5 Tuesday (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 27:19

    Sitting in for Laurence Holmes, Anthony Herron opened his show by welcoming on former Bears quarterback and Super Bowl champion Mike Tomczak to discuss Chicago rookie quarterback Justin Fields and why he should be starting. Tomczak also discussed what it's like to play in a two-quarterback system, as he was in Pittsburgh with Kordell "Slash" Stewart. Later, Herron conducted his Top 5 Tuesday segment, sharing the most underrated current Chicago Bears. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Why the Bears are starting Andy Dalton

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 24:23

    Anthony Herron welcomed on Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed why the Bears are starting veteran Andy Dalton over rookie Justin Fields at quarterback. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Herron: Patrick Finley & Mark Grote interviews (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 40:46

    In the last hour, Anthony Herron was joined by Patrick Finley of the Sun-Times to discuss the Bears' win against the Titans in their preseason finale Saturday and the difficult choices that Chicago needs to make as roster cuts loom Tuesday. Later, Score host and reporter Mark Grote joined the show to discuss how the Bears aren't afraid of praising rookie Justin Fields in public and how much playing time he'll get while veteran Andy Dalton starts at quarterback. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Herron: Start Justin Fields or not? Bears cypher (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 24:38

    Sitting in for Laurence Holmes, Anthony Herron opened his show by breaking down the Bears' win against the Titans in their preseason finale Saturday. He shared his thoughts on whether rookie quarterback Justin Fields being named the team's backup and being tasked with running the scout team. Later, Herron examined a couple Bears positional battles that will factor in to who will make the team.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Joe Ostrowski & Mark Grote interviews (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 34:37

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski to discuss the return of college football with Illinois taking on Nebraska on Saturday, Ronaldo returning to Manchester United and what fans should bet on in the Bears' preseason finale Saturday against the Titans. Later, Score host and reporter Mark Grote joined the show to discuss the latest Bears storylines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: White Sox talk & Rick Camp interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 23:24

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by discussing the White Sox getting back to full strength for the first time all season long with catcher Yasmani Grandal returning the lineup against the Cubs on Friday night. Later, Bulls Radio postgame host Rick Camp joined the show to discuss Chicago acquiring a protected first-round pick, a second-round pick and forward Derrick Jones Jr. in a three-team trade that sent big man Lauri Markkanen to the Cleveland Cavaliers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Jason Lieser interview & Bears talk (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 36:56

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Jason Lieser of the Sun-Times to discuss the Bears as they head into their final preseason game, their decision to cut receiver Javon Wims and how coach Matt Nagy doesn't answer questions directly. Later, Holmes discussed the Bears' offensive system and how it compares to the Chiefs' system. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Bears & White Sox talk (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 16:37

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by discussing the Bears' offensive system. After that, Holmes got into what the White Sox have been doing lately. He broke down reliever Aaron Bummer's appearances against above-.500 teams since June -- and the numbers aren't good. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Transition: Mountain vacation talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 26:38

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins for transition, where they discussed what they love about a mountainous getaway like Flagstaff, Arizona for Holmes and Montana for Parkins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Holmes: Top 5 Tuesday & Mark Grote interview (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 36:16


    In the last hour, Laurence had his Top 5 pizza places in Chicago revealed (Dan Bernstein ruined one of them so he has to replace it). Later, Mark Grote joined Laurence to talk about what he learned from the Bears at Halas Hall today See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Holmes: Michael Hermosillo interview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 22:12

    In the 1st hour, Laurence talked to lifelong Cubs fan and now Cubs outfielder Michael Hermosillo about having a dream of playing for the Cubs come true, how he plans on staying on the major league team and which veterans on the team give him the most encouragement/advice.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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