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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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    • Jan 27, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Transition: Matt Eberflus talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 10:22

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they reacted to the Bears' hiring of Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus as their new head coach.

    Jason Lieser on Bears' hirings of Ryan Poles & Matt Eberflus (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 37:54

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Jason Lieser of the Sun-Times to analyze the Bears' new leadership regime of general manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus.

    JJ Stankevitz shares insight on new Bears coach Matt Eberflus (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 32:33

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on JJ Stankevitz of Colts.com to tell us about new Bears coach Matt Eberflus, who spent the past four years as Indianapolis' defensive coordinator. What type of person and coach is he?

    Transition: Ryan Poles talk & Laurence's parking

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 30:25

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed the Bears' hiring of Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager. And it appears the Bears are allowing him to do his job as hoped. They also discussed Holmes' video in which he mocked the Bears' video of Poles arriving at Halas Hall on Wednesday morning.

    Chris Herring on '90s Knicks vs. Bulls (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 34:08

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by author/writer Chris Herring to discuss his new book "Blood in the Garden," which chronicled the 1990s Knicks like never before. He also shared stories about the Knicks-Bulls rivalry from back then. Later, Holmes and executive producer Herb Lawrence had a little fun with old audio from new Bears general manager Ryan Poles.

    Marshall Harris talks Bears, Dani Welniak on Ryan Poles (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 29:23

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Marshall Harris of CBS 2 to discuss the Bears' hiring of Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager. Later, KCTV sports director Dani Welniak joined joined the show to explain what kind of person and worker the Bears are getting in Poles.

    Transition: Bears to hire Ryan Poles as general manager

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 18:13

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they shared how they feel about the Bears' hiring of Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager.

    Cam Ellis on new Bears GM Ryan Poles, Laurence on privilege (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 41:04

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score and Audacy Sports writer Cam Ellis to discuss the breaking news that the Bears will hire Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager. Later, in the context of Poles landing the Bears job, Holmes took time to educate the audience about privilege and how we all have something that makes us such.

    Cody Westerlund on Bulls, Bears tab Ryan Poles as new GM (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 27:34

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Score teammate Cody Westerlund to discuss the Bulls narrowly avoiding a collapse in a 111-110 win against the Thunder on Monday as well as rookie guard Ayo Dosunmu's continued emergence. Later, Holmes reacted to the breaking news that the Bears will hire Chiefs executive Ryan Poles as their new general manager.

    Transition: NFL playoffs & vacation talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 23:12

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed the fantastic action in the NFL playoffs over the weekend and the recent out-of-town trips that Holmes and Spiegs took.

    Anthony Herron talks NFL playoffs & Bears' GM/coaching search (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 36:49

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score football expert Anthony Herron to break down the wild weekend of action in the NFL divisional round. He also discussed the latest news and rumors in the Bears' search for a new general manager and head coach. Later, Holmes paid tribute to Score legend Les Grobstein, who passed away recently.

    Julia Poe talks Bulls, Packers loss schadenfreude (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 30:29

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Julia Poe of the Tribune to discuss the Bulls' recent struggles, injuries and their response to Bucks guard Grayson Allen's flagrant-2 foul that seriously injured guard Alex Caruso. Later, Holmes invited his audience to relive the moment in which former Bears kicker Robbie Gould lifted the 49ers to an upset win against star quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in the NFL divisional round Saturday evening.

    Transition: Grobber's funeral & Danny cracks the top 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 24:05

    Mark Grote welcomed on Danny Parkins for transition, where we commended Grote for the great job he has done all week of eulogizing Score legend Les Grobstein. The guys then discussed Parkins' rise in the Sun-Times power rankings of the best/most influential Chicago sports media members.

    Herb Howard on Bears' search for new GM/coach (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 38:10

    In the second hour, Mark Grote was joined by Herb Howard of The BIGS Media to share what he has heard about the Bears' search for a new general manager and head coach. Later, Grote remembered Score legend Les Grobstein and shared stories from his funeral service Thursday.

    Bears coaching search & Bulls-Bucks preview (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 15:05

    Sitting in for Laurence Holmes, Mark Grote opened his show by discussing the latest news and rumors in the Bears' search for a new general manager and head coach. Later, he previewed the Bulls-Bucks matchup Friday evening.

    Kendall Gill talks Bulls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 13:23

    NBC Sports Chicago pregame/postgame analyst Kendall Gill joined Anthony Herron to talk about the Lonzo Ball injury, how Coby White and Ayo Dosunmu must step up, and how Nikola Vucevic needs to be more of a traditional NBA big man.

    Transition: Lululemon love

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 13:03

    Anthony Herron and Danny Parkins talked about how much they love Lululemon pants as they are so comfortable (but expensive)

    Jason Lieser on Bears, Kendall Gill on the Bulls (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 39:01

    In the last hour, Anthony Herron talked to Sun Times Bears Beat reporter Jason Lieser about how the Bears are doing their General Manager & Head Coach searches. Later, NBC Sports Chicago pregame/postgame analyst Kendall Gill joined Ant to talk about the Lonzo Ball injury, how Coby White and Ayo Dosunmu must step up, and how Nikola Vucevic needs to be more of a traditional NBA big man.

    Joe Ostrowski talks next Bears head coaching odds, NFL Playoffs (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 30:39

    Anthony Herron, sitting in for Laurence Holmes, talked to Bet QL Daily host Joe Ostrowski about the current favorites to get the Bears head coaching job and this weekend's NFL playoff action. 

    Robert Mays on the Bears GM/Head Coaching search

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 15:05

    The Athletic Football Show co-host Robert Mays joined Anthony Herron to talk about the latest with the Bears GM/Head Coaching search in the wake of Colts Asst. Gm Ed Dodds withdrawing his name from GM consideration

    Transition: Evan Mobley best rookie defender ever

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 21:23

    Anthony Herron and Danny Parkins talked about how Danny absolutely loves the Cavs Evan Mobley and how he is the best defensive rookie that he's seen in recent history.  Also talked about Danny's COVID diagnosis and how he's doing. 

    Cody Westerlund on the Bulls (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 36:59

    Anthony Herron, sitting in for Laurence Holmes, talked to the Bulls beat writer for the Chicago Bulls Cody Westerlund about the current 4 game losing streak, Alex Caruso's return to action, and how the Bulls stack up to the rest of the Eastern Conference

    Robert Mays talks Bears GM/Head coach search & NFL playoffs (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 24:13

    Anthony Herron, sitting in for Laurence Holmes, talked to Robert Mays (co-host of The Athletic Football Podcast) about the Bears pursuit of a General Manager as the news about Colts Asst. GM Ed Dodds withdrawing his name for consideration broke

    Brian Baldinger talks Bears, NFL playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 14:37

     Zach Zaidman was joined by Audacy NFL insider Brian Baldinger to discuss the Bears' searches for a new general manager and head coach. They badly need to hit on these hirings if they're to return to the playoffs.

    Transition: Bears GM/head coach search talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 22:55

    Zach Zaidman was joined by Danny Parkins and Anthony Herron for transition, where they discussed the latest news and rumors in the Bears' search for a new general manager and head coach.

    Kevin Fishbain answers Bears questions all hour long (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 39:43

    In the last hour, Zach Zaidman was joined by Kevin Fishbain of the Athletic for the whole hour. They discussed the Bears' searches for a new general manager and head coach and also took calls from listeners.

    Brian Baldinger on Bears & NFL playoffs (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 23:41

    Sitting in for Laurence Holmes, Zach Zaidman was joined by Audacy NFL insider Brian Baldinger to discuss the Bears' searches for a new general manager and head coach. They badly need to hit on these hirings if they're to return to the playoffs.

    Brad Biggs gives his respects to Les; Cody talks Bulls (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 49:39

    In his second hour, Zach Zaidman continues remembering Les Grobstein as he's joined by longtime Chicago Tribune Bears reporter Brad Biggs. Biggsy not only remembers Les, but the guys take calls on one of Grobber's favorite subjects: the Bears. Zach then closes his show previewing the Bulls game with Cody Westerlund of 670thescore.com.

    Former and Current Score Colleagues Honor Les Grobstein (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 36:23

    Zach Zaidman fills in for Laurence Holmes. Zach spends his first hour remembering Score legend Les Grobstein, who died Sunday at the age of 69. Longtime Chicago sports reporter George Offman, MLB Insider Bruce Levine, Bulls play-by-play announcer Chuck Swirsky and Chris Emma of 670thescore.com all join Zach to remember their friend.

    Nancy Armour on Bears & lack of Black head coaches in the NFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 16:43

    Laurence Holmes was joined by USA Today columnist Nancy Armour to discuss Bears chairman George McCaskey's bizarre press conference Monday and the troubling reality of there only being one Black head coach currently in the NFL.

    Transition: Bulls-Warriors, NFL playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 25:53

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed whether the Bulls can bounce back against the Warriors on Friday evening and previewed NFL wild-card weekend. Which matchup most intrigues them?

    Nancy Armour talks Bears & lack of Black head coaches in NFL (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 37:30

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by USA Today columnist Nancy Armour to discuss Bears chairman George McCaskey's bizarre press conference Monday and the troubling reality of there only being one Black head coach currently in the NFL.

    Darnell Mayberry talks Bulls (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 29:30

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Darnell Mayberry of the Athletic to discuss the lessons the Bulls can learn from their blowout loss to the Nets on Wednesday. He also previewed the Bulls' tough upcoming stretch against the Warriors, Celtics and Grizzlies.

    Transition: Bulls demolished by Nets

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 22:13

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed how demoralizing the Bulls' blowout loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday was -- but they also noted it was only one game.

    Jason Lieser on George McCaskey/Bears, Bulls talk (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 38:18

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Jason Lieser of the Sun-Times to discuss Bears chairman George McCaskey's bizarre press conference Monday and the candidates who have the best chance to become Chicago's new general manager and head coach. Later, Holmes attempted to put the Bulls' 138-112 loss to the Nets on Wednesday into proper perspective.

    Joe Ostrowski on Bears, Bulls & NFL playoffs (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 30:09

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski to discuss the Bears firing general manager Ryan Pace -- Joe O's big nemesis -- and coach Matt Nagy. He also discussed Georgia beating Alabama to win the national championship and previewed the NFL wild-card round. Which games does he like on the betting front? Later, Holmes took time to calm down Bulls fans after they were blown out 138-112 by the Nets on Wednesday night at the United Center.

    Transition: Jon Lester retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 3:57

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed former Cubs ace Jon Lester's legacy and Hall of Fame chances after he announced his retirement earlier in the morning.

    Cody Westerlund previews Bulls-Nets (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 37:14

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Score teammate Cody Westerlund to break down the Bulls' 133-87 rout of the Pistons on Tuesday and to preview their big game against the Nets on Wednesday night. How do the Bulls match up against Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and the Nets?

    Dan Durkin talks George McCaskey & Bears (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 20:11

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on All-22 Review host Dan Durkin to discuss Bears chairman George McCaskey's disastrous press conference Monday. Durkin also shared thorough knowledge and background on his favorite general manager and coaching candidates for the Bears.

    Transition: What was that yesterday?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 21:34

    Laurence Holmes welcomed on Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they provided more perspective on Bears chairman George McCaskey's end-of-season press conference Monday. They also discussed Bears legend Olin Kreutz's response to McCaskey calling him a liar regarding the details of a job offer in 2018.

    Cam Ellis reflects the 2021 Bears, Olin Kreutz replay (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 37:04

    In the second hour, Laurence Holmes welcomed on 670 The Score writer Cam Ellis, who shared his takeaways from Bears chairman George McCaskey's end-of-season press conference Monday. Later, Holmes replayed part of Bears legend Olin Kreutz's interview on the Parkins & Spiegel Show on Monday.

    Let's react to George McCaskey's end-of-season presser (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 19:01

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by detailing the number of issues he had with Bears chairman George McCaskey's end-of-season press conference Monday after he fired general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy. Holmes also took calls from Score listeners to get their perspective.

    Transition: Reaction to George McCaskey presser

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 13:03

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed Bears chairman George McCaskey's bizarre press conference Monday afternoon in which he addressed the firing of coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace.

    George McCaskey press conference (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 62:57

    In the second hour, we carried Bears chairman George McCaskey's press conference addressing the organization's future after the firing of general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy. McCaskey explained how the Bears will proceed in their search to replace them and also called franchise legend Olin Kreutz a liar amid a series of tough questions and rough answers.

    Anthony Herron on Bears firing Matt Nagy & Ryan Pace (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 25:43

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on Score analyst Anthony Herron to discuss the Bears firing coach Matt Nagy and general manager Ryan Pace. Later, Holmes shared his thoughts on the Bears' shakeup at Halas Hall.

    Transition: Ryan Pace is going to fall up?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 22:45

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they were flummoxed by the rumors that Bears general manager Ryan Pace might be promoted instead of fired at season's end.

    Matthew Coller previews Bears-Vikings, Jeremy Werner talks Ayo Dosunmu/Bulls (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 36:29

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Matthew Coller of Purple Insider to discuss whether the Vikings or Bears are in a better place as a franchise as they move forward after disappointing seasons. Later, Jeremy Werner of Illini Inquirer joined the show to discuss Bulls rookie guard Ayo Dosunmu getting his jersey retired at Illinois on Thursday evening. Bulls star DeMar DeRozan made the trip down to Champaign to support Dosunmu on his big night.

    Laurence & Herb go off on Ryan Pace & Mark Grote talks Bears (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 23:38

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by reacting to the growing buzz -- as reported by Brad Biggs of the Tribune -- that Bears general manager Ryan Pace might be promoted despite being bad at his job. Executive producer Herb Lawrence joined in on trashing Pace by using his own draft selections against him. Later, Score teammate Mark Grote joined the show to discuss whether there's any hope for Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields to play in the season finale Sunday after he landed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

    Transition: Same name athletes & broadcasters talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 28:21

    Laurence Holmes was joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for transition, where they discussed a disc golfer who has the same name as Parkins and the surprising prize money that he was sent by accident. Later, the guys discussed their favorite broadcasters and why they like their style.

    Jason Lieser on Bears, Antonio Brown vs. Bucs (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 36:24

    In the last hour, Laurence Holmes was joined by Jason Lieser of the Sun-Times to discuss what Bears fans can watch for Sunday in what's surely the last game of the Matt Nagy era. They also discussed the ongoing saga between receiver Antonio Brown and the Buccaneers, who are now his former team.

    Joe Ostrowski on Bears & Georgia-Alabama odds (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 28:31

    Laurence Holmes opened his show by welcoming on BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski to discuss how Bears rookie Justin Fields landing on the COVID-19 list against the Vikings on Sunday affects the betting line. He also shared the lines and odds for the Alabama-Georgia matchup in the College Football Playoff championship game Monday.

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