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Your Attention Please! YAP Chicago is a Chicago based sports podcast hosted by Edgar, Bolling, and Leeze. We talk about the latest going on with our favorite teams, music, culture, and our experiences with some guests along the way.

Edgar & Leeze


    • Jan 13, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • monthly NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 5m AVG DURATION
    • 37 EPISODES

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    Latest episodes from YAP Chicago

    We're Back! Bulls are hot, Bears making changes, Kodak Black

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 68:51

    The boys of YAP Chicago are back for the new year. We jump right into the Bulls' epic resurgence and a tough schedule ahead. The Bears are a team heading in the opposite direction and now are searching for a new head coach and general manager. We give our Whiskey Picks for the NFL's wild card weekend. Kodak Black is really out here!   Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your entire order.

    Blackhawks drama, Bulls hot start, and the Bears stink

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 80:07

    The boys are back after some time off and a lot has been going on in the Chicago sports world. The findings of an investigation of the Blackhawks handling of a 2010 sexual assault were made public and Stan Bowman and others are now out. The new look Chicago Bulls are off to a hot start. Joakim Noah gets his day from the Bulls. The Bears and Justin Fields continue to struggle on offense. Does...does he stink?   Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your entire order.

    Nagy‘s last stand, White Sox playoffs, Whiskey Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 56:05

    With the entire NFL world calling out Matt Nagy after a pitiful offensive performance all eyes will be on the Bears offense versus the Lions. Carlos Rodon made his final start of the regular season as the White Sox head into their final series before the playoffs. Is Rodon ready for the postseason? NFL week 4 games to watch.    Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code YAPCHI for 10% off your entire order! Twitter: @yapchicago_ Instagram: @yapchicago  Email: yapchicago773@gmail.com

    White Sox clinch, Justin Fields starts, Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 57:24

    The White Sox clinch the AL Central division for the first time since 2008. Growing concern about Carlos Rodon's arm and looking ahead at the playoffs. Justin Fields will make his first NFL start on the road versus the Cleveland Browns. Can he play well enough to convince Nagy to keep him the starter? NFL week 3 games to watch. Kevin Kiermaier gets thrown at. Canelo's counter left lands on Plant in presser.   Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code YAPCHI for 10% off.

    Bears vs Bengals, alternate broadcasts, & week 2 games to watch

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 53:42

    Edgar and Leeze prepare for the Bears vs Bengals game on Sunday. We also talk about what caught our eye during NFL week 1. Do you have faith in the new Jameis Winston? Alternate broadcasts of Monday Night Football. Our week 2 games to watch along with our Whiskey Picks.

    The NFL is BACK!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 46:21

    Our wait is over. Football is back and we couldn't be more excited! Edgar and Leeze pick the games that most intrigue us. We give our gambling tips to help you make smarter plays. Also our final breakdown and expectations for the Chicago Bears season debut in Los Angeles against the Rams on Sunday night.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Be sure to visit  tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your entire order.

    Rookie NFL QBs, College Football Kickoff, Best Drunk Food

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 80:22

    Edgar and Leeze are joined by Hating Hector for a Labor Day weekend episode. We talk about the Big Ten fan's in the Chicagoland area. Can the White Sox stay healthy down the stretch? Three of the top 5 quarterbacks are going to start week one in the NFL.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order.  

    Trubisky's revenge, Kimbrel Closing?, Bankroll Reload

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 89:51

    Edgar is joined by Hating Ass Hector and the Other Eliseo. We wonder if Matt Nagy is capable of leading this Bears team into the future. Justin Fields is getting the start for the preseason finale. Should Craig Kimbrel take over the closing role for the White Sox? We get our bankrolls ready for the upcoming NFL season.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Be sure to visit  tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your entire order.

    Start or Sit?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 61:24

    How would starting from week one affect (effect? who knows) Justin Fields? Mitch Trubisky makes his return to Soldier Field. Lance Lynn gets ejected for throwing his belt at an umpire. YAP Chicago NFL DFS contest. The Chicago Bulls win total is now posted on gambling sites. Are you going over or under?   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code YAPCHI for 10% off your order.

    Bears ready for preseason, Field of Dreams LIVE reaction, Jake Arrieta gone

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 67:33

    The guys react live as the White Sox get the walkoff win in the Field of Dreams game against the New York Yankees. Jason Heyward partners to open a sports complex on Chicago's west side. Jake Arrieta released by the Cubs. The Chicago Bears prepare for their first preseason game versus the Miami Dolphins.    This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code YAPCHI for 10% off your order. New Cafe de Olla Cold Brew now available!

    Bulls Free Agency w/Camron Smith, Cubs Goodbyes, White Sox Slump?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2021 81:32

    The Chicago Bulls made waves in free agency and we talk to Camron Smith from Stadium to see what this means for the future of the Bulls. Final words on the Chicago Cubs breaking up the championship core. We look forward to the Cubs-Sox weekend series. More Justin Fields hype plus Michelada Fest.  This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code YAPCHI for 10% off your order. 

    White Sox buy, Cubs Sell, Chicago Bears report to Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 61:54

    The MLB trade deadline is Friday at 3pm. The Chicago Cubs are already trading away players but which core piece will be first to leave? The White Sox are rumored to add bullpen help and/or another bat to the lineup. The Chicago Bears report to Halas Hall for the start of training camp. What are the biggest questions for the Bears this season aside from the QB situation?   This episode is presented by Tribe Coffee. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order.

    Joey Chestnut, Conor McGregor, and disrespect from Dave Ross

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 65:29

    On this week's episode we talk about the return of Eloy Jimenez and blowing up the Cubs. A COVID outbreak in Tyson Fury's camp has cause his fight against Deontay Wilder to be postponed. We look at UFC 264 and discuss which Conor McGregor we expect to see. Also Joey Chestnut and beef with Dave Ross.

    Giolito vs Donaldson, Scottie Pippen, 4th of July weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 71:53

    Happy 4th of July weekend. We had some early fireworks between Lucas Giolito and Josh Donaldson. Did the White Sox need the extra motivation? Scottie Pippen made headlines all week with claims about Phil Jackson. YAP Challenges, Stanley Cup Playoffs, Suns in the Finals, Whiskey Picks.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Use promo code 'YAPCHI" when you visit tribecoffeeco.com for 10% off.

    Tank Davis, Playoff Updates, and Japanese Hip-Hop

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 79:17

    MLB starting to check pitchers for sticky stuff. Gervonta Davis and Vasyl Lomachenko get ready to return to the ring this saturday. NBA and NHL playoff updates. Ben Zobrist, Touch Tunes, Japanese Hip-Hop.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" to get 10% off your order.

    Bears moving to burbs, Sticky stuff, Miles Teller?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 75:53

    The Chicago Bears put in a bid to purchase the Arlington International Racecourse and could be on the move #MetraBeers. Pitchers all over MLB are mad that they aren't allowed to cheat anymore. Miles Teller? Rocky? Whiskey Picks.  Use promo code “YAPCHI” for 10% off your order at tribecoffeeco.com 

    UFC 263 Preview w/ Dave Ross

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 25:37

    We're back!...kind of. We had some technical difficulties but we made the best of it. Edgar, Cap, and Leeze were joined by Dave Ross to preview UFC 263. Dave loves the dogs!    This episode is presented by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and enter promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order.

    La Russa vs Everyone, $100 Miller Lite, Carne Asada

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 87:52

    Edgar and Leeze are back and are joined by Hating Hector and The Other Eliseo. Who was in the wrong: Tony La Russa or Yermin Mercedes? Lebron James miraculous 3 pointer to clinch a play-in tournament victory against the Warriors. Tim Tebow expectations in the NFL. Are you going back to movie theaters? Rib Eyes and Carne Asada. $100 Miller Lite. Bears in Vegas.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order.

    Camron Smith talking Bulls and UFC 262

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 74:41

    Edgar and Leeze are joined by Camron Smith from Stadium and the MSG Networks to recap the season for the Chicago Bulls. The White Sox are taking control of the American League despite injuries, Jon Lester and Kyle Schwarber return to Wrigley, and can Justin Fields win the starting job over Andy Dalton? We also recap UFC 262.   This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order.

    GTFOH Canelo, Bottle Bets, Promo Codes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 60:54

    Edgar, Leeze, and Cap are here to recap Canelo's TKO victory over Billy Joe Saunders. Canelo being more outspoken, Saunders' corner stopping the fight, and Canelo's place in history. More bottle bets and promo codes. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off.

    White Sox falling apart, SNKRS and Trading Cards, Aaron Rodgers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 84:22

    Friday/weekend show so that means it's YAP & Friends. Edgar and Leeze are joined by TC and the other Eliseo to take you through the weekend. We keep the Bears vibes going. The Aaron Rodgers-Green Bay Packers relationship looks to be coming to an end. Tony La Russa and the White Sox are veering off track. Hitting on NFT's, trading cards, and SNKRS. This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off.

    Bears draft Justin Fields!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 127:33

    This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off. Weekend vibes again on today's episode. Edgar and Leeze are joined by Hector and TC for draft night. Little did we know we were going to get treated to the Bears trading up to draft Justin Fields. More unwritten rules, will Foles stay on the roster, and THE BEARS HAVE A QUARTERBACK. #BearDown

    White Sox are hot, Sponsor & Merch, UFC 261 recap w/ Dave Ross

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 77:23

    This episode is brought to you by Tribe Coffee Co. Visit tribecoffeeco.com and use promo code "YAPCHI" for 10% off your order. Edgar and Leeze recap a busy weekend. Dave Ross covers the UFC for Stadium and joins us to recap a card full of knockouts and broken limbs. The White Sox sweep the Rangers and Michael Kopech looked very impressive. Two time Stanley Cup Champion with the Blackhawks Andrew Shaw retires. The Dodger and Padres bless us with another fun weekend series.

    The Boxing Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 100:50

    Edgar and Leeze are joined by a couple new voices. Cap and Abel sit down to talk about the Top Rank boxing card Saturday night on ESPN. Edgar Berlanga first round KO streak, boxing matchups that need to happen, . Also sneaker resale market, Polekatz, UFC 261, more Montezuma shots, and Whiskey Picks.

    Jake Paul and Ben Askren fight, Excitement for baseball, Chicago Bulls fight for play-in

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 54:55

    Edgar and Leeze are back! We react to the Bulls getting two wins in a row with a 102-96 win over the Boston Celtics and possible free agent targets. How to bring more passion to the MLB? Jake Paul knocked out Ben Askren over the weekend and the internet exploded...again. Are the views generated by Jake Paul good or bad for boxing?

    Shots of Montezuma, Bulls season over, White Sox no hitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2021 84:52

    We're hanging out with Hector, TC, and the other Eliseo getting ready for the weekend. Zach LaVine enters the NBA health and safety protocol, Carlos Rodon throws a no hitter for the White Sox, and expectations for the Chicago Bears in the draft. We also answer our voicemail and give our top shows list and Whiskey Picks.

    Same ol' Bulls, Covid Cubs, & WE WANT FEEDBACK

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 10:59

    Solo show with Edgar. Quick thoughts on the new look Chicago Bulls and a couple COVID cases hit the Cubs. We are also asking for your feedback on the show. Hit us up on Twitter (@YAPChicago_) Instagram (@YAPChicago) or send us an email yapchicago773@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Thank you for your support!

    Baseball with Bolling, Big Yerm hype train, Golf

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 80:32

    Mike Bolling joins the show and we get his thoughts on Cubs hitting and the Yermin Mercedes hype. He shows us how to bet NRFIs. With The Masters here the guys look forward to getting our golf game right. Whiskey Picks

    Paul Pierce, First weekend of MLB, Bracket winners announced

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 43:56

    The guys stay up late to payoff the winners of the YAP Chicago Bracket Challenge for the Men's NCAA tournament. Quick thoughts on the first weekend of MLB action. Paul Pierce was just trying to live his best life.

    Baseball is back! Cubs/Sox with Hector & the other Eliseo

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 62:24

    Edgar, Hector, and the other Eliseo are in-studio with Leeze on video call. We're talking Chicago baseball! Cubs look like nothing new in their season opener. The White Sox look to open the season on a good note in Anaheim. We give new Cubs fan Edson a call and help him with his bets. Also Whiskey Picks continues!

    UFC finishes, Bulls land Vucci, Bracket update

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 45:55

    We are back after taking last week off. We update the standings for our YAP Chicago Bracket Challenge. Francis Ngannou wins heavyweight title by knocking out Stipe Miocic. Bulls make a huge splash at the NBA trade deadline by landing Nikola Vucevic.

    WTF are the Bears doing, Bulls gonna Bulls, Prizes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 48:05

    The Chicago Bears continue their run of questionable moves but is it enough to rattle your fanhood? The Bulls show us the ebbs and flows of this season, who are the pieces you'd be comfortable with moving forward? Hating Hector sits in with us and we talk prizes!

    Bulls shuffle lineup, Corruption in boxing, Responding to callers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 43:53

    The Chicago Bulls switch up the starting lineup. Bears twitter overreacting to every sliver of quarterback news. Corruption in boxing and we respond to messages left on our voicemail. 

    UFC 259 with Dave Ross and Bulls at the break

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 68:53

    We take a look at the Chicago Bulls now that the first half of the season is over. Stadium's Dave Ross joins us to help break down UFC 259 and its THREE title fights. Also....booze.

    Reaction to Bulls-Nuggets, Spring Training, Whiskey Picks recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 55:51

    The guys are back with a their reaction to the Bulls 118-112 loss to the Denver Nuggets. With the Cubs and Sox spring training underway we look at some questions that face both teams. Recapping our Whiskey Picks and trends to keep in mind. 

    Russell Wilson, Chicago Bulls rebirth, & NBA Top Shot

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 51:53

    On our debut episode we talk about the reality of Russell Wilson becoming a Chicago Bear, how far the Bulls have come, and we try to explain NBA Top Shot. We also give our Whiskey Picks for the weekend's action.   Have a sports thought or comment? Give us a call and leave a message at 312-985-6006   Follow on Twitter: @YAPChicago_

    Welcome to YAP Chicago

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 48:15

    Edgar, Bolling, and Leeze get together on the Friday before we start doing this "for real". Get to know us, where we've been, and some random sports stories. This is a window into who we are and how we came together for this project. 

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