To finish off the show today, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel discuss MLB's marquee pitching matchup of the season: Dylan Cease vs Justin Verlander. They mark the occasion in a special way...by having Mark Grote, as Les Grobstein, reading one of Dylan Cease's poems.
Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel begin the third hour speaking with The Score's Bears reporter Mark Grote, who has plenty of sound from Halas Hall, including head coach Matt Eberflus discussing Teven Jenkins playing right guard with the starters today. Plus, later in the hour...White Sox manager Tony La Russa has responded to the idea that a fan told him to use a pinch runner on Monday night.
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Score teammate Mark Grote live from practice at Bears training camp to discuss quarterback Justin Fields' work with new receiver Tajae Sharpe and second-year receiver Dazz Newsome, linebacker Roquan Smith's use of an uncertified "agent" after his trade request and much more. The guys then discussed a White Sox fan taking credit for a substitution made by manager Tony La Russa in the team's 4-2 win against the Astros on Monday. Later, during the High Noon segment, Bernstein discussed a sport that's taking over and Holmes talked about the end of one of the best television shows of all time.
In the final hour, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by Score teammate Justin Fields to discuss his conversation with Bears quarterback Justin Fields after the team's preseason opener against the Chiefs on Saturday, offensive coordinator Luke Getsy's assessment of Fields' performance in the game and much more.
The hunt for Saint Omni is on after a story this afternoon that someone going by that name is calling NFL teams on behalf of Roquan Smith. As producers Adam Studzinski and Rey Diaz (in for Shane Riordan and Chris Tannehill) begin their hunt for Mr. Omni, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel begin giving their impressions of the Bears preseason game this past Saturday. It appears they at the least were organized! Plus, Justin Fields gave an interview with our own Mark Grote after the game on WBBM Saturday which we need to hear.
Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Danny Parkins and Mark Grote for the daily transition segment, where they discussed the Harry Caray hologram that's scheduled be a part of the Field of Dreams broadcast during the Cubs-Reds game Thursday evening.
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss Bears star linebacker Roquan Smith's trade request, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's comments explaining the league's decision to pursue a one-year suspension for Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson and more of the latest storylines from around the league. Score teammate Mark Grote then joined the show to share a live report from Bears training camp, including an analysis of the team's "all hands on deck" approach to the running game. Later during the High Noon segment, Rahimi shared the most interesting state fair foods from around the country and Bernstein explained how a spam email from a fast food burger joint didn't result in a hacking incident for thousands of customers.
Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes welcomed on Score teammate Mark Grote, who joined the show live from Bears Family Fest at Solider Field to set the scene after star linebacker Roquan Smith's request to be traded.
In the first hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes discussed Bears star linebacker Roquan Smith requesting a trade out of Chicago. Score teammate Mark Grote then joined the show live from Bears Family Fest at Solider Field to set the scene after Smith's request to be traded. Later, Bernstein and Holmes took calls from Score listeners who shared their thoughts on the Smith situation.
Steve Rosenbloom had a shortened show this week, but have no fear, he brought the suckage as usual. He welcomed on Score reporter Mark Grote, who was fresh off the field at Bears camp. Grote shared all the latest news and notes surrounding the beloved. Is offensive lineman Teven Jenkins really back? Also, baseball fans across the world mourned the passing of legendary broadcaster Vin Scully this week. Rosenbloom told you why he'll never forget the longtime voice of the Dodgers.
Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes welcomed on 670 The Score and WBBM reporter Mark Grote for a live report from Bears training camp. Grote described the significance of Bears running back David Montgomery's comment about feeling "depressed."
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes welcomed on 670 The Score and WBBM reporter Mark Grote for a live report from Bears training camp. Grote described the significance of Bears running back David Montgomery's comment about feeling "depressed" and also shared how the speed of a few offensive playmakers is standing out. After that, Early Odds and BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski joined the show to discuss the changes in the MLB betting market following the trade of star outfielder Juan Soto from the Nationals to the Padres. Later, Bernstein shared his take on the movie "Nope."
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss the fallout from the Dolphins' tampering scandal and Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's six-game suspension for personal conduct violations. Score teammate Mark Grote then joined the show live from Bears training camp. Grote discussed the nice plays made by rookie cornerback Kyler Gordon and rookie safety Jaquan Brisker during practice Wednesday, the offense's struggles and more. Later, the crew held the High Noon segment, where Bernstein shared an Associated Press story that he just had to read word-for-word, Rahimi talked about a problem in the "crypto bro" community and Holmes shared a career development for entertainer Snoop Dogg.
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Score teammate Mark Grote to discuss the latest Bears training camp storylines, including offensive lineman Teven Jenkins' absence from practice, shifting on the offensive line, rookie safety Jaquan Brisker's use of the "Peanut punch" and more. Later, All-Star outfielder Ian Happ joined the show to reflect on his time with the Cubs ahead of the trade deadline at 5 p.m. An emotional Happ sounded like he was preparing for the end of his tenure in Chicago.
In the final hour, Steve Rosenbloom was joined by Score teammate Mark Grote, who was fresh from Bears practice at Halas Hall. Grote shared all the latest news and discussed how practice went Saturday. Bears players have been raving about their new coaching staff, so does Grote see what they're talking about? Later, Rosenbloom remembered the famous director Bob Rafelson, who died earlier this week at 89.
Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Matt Spiegel and Mark Grote for the daily transition segment, where they discussed Bears coach Matt Eberflus declining to share injury information during training camp media sessions and more.
In the third hour, Matt Spiegel was joined by Score teammate Mark Grote to discuss the latest Bears storylines as they held their first practice of training camp. Later, Colts owner Jim Irsay joined the show to discuss his passion for music, his upbringing in Chicago, what the Bears have in new coach Matt Eberflus and more.
Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Matt Spiegel and Mark Grote for the daily transition segment, where Holmes shared the story of when former Bears edge rusher Khalil Mack stuck out at a celebrity softball game.
Hosts Brian Mitchell and Mark Grote rank the Top 11 male characters in the history of Saturday Night Live. Revisit the top SNL characters in the funny and engaging style brought to life by Mark and Brian. A ReRack episode for new listeners.
Gabe Ramirez opened his show by welcoming on Score teammate Mark Grote to recap everything he heard and saw at Halas Hall as the Bears reported for training camp Tuesday. Grote shared the best sound of the day as the guys also previewed the biggest storylines coming into the season.
Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi welcomed on Score host/reporter Mark Grote to provide insight on what Bears general manager Ryan Poles had to say about linebacker Roquan Smith's contract negotiations. Grote also focused on the key points that coach Matt Eberflus shared regarding second-year quarterback Justin Fields.
In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi were joined by Score host/reporter Mark Grote to discuss his takeaways from the Bears' press conference with general manager Ryan Poles and coach Matt Eberflus on Tuesday as the team gets ready to open training camp. Later, Bernstein and Rahimi held their High Noon segment, where Bernstein had a a quiz on a brand benefitting from inflationary pressure and Rahimi had a story about a walrus causing trouble in Norway.
In the second hour, Steve Rosenbloom was joined by Jay Zawaski of CHGO to discuss the state of the Blackhawks' rebuild. Later, Score teammate Mark Grote joined the show to preview the start of Bears training camp, which opens Tuesday.
Mike Mulligan and David Haugh were live from Real Time Sports as The Score opened its day-long 30th anniversary celebration! In the opening hour, Score host Mark Grote and Scott Grobstein -- the son of the late and legendary Les Grobstein -- were the guests of honor.
In the final hour of Parkins & Spiegel, host Mark Grote welcomes Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel as guests on their own show after the duo hosted the morning show. Later, producer Sean Sears shares a crazy Cubs conspiracy theory and then Grote wraps up the show by asking One Last Question.
In the 3rd hour of Parkins & Spiegel, host Mark Grote talks White Sox after Rick Hahn said the media calling Eloy Jimenez injury prone is "lazy analysis" - and then Steve Stone said Eloy is injury prone. Later, Hub Arkush comes on to talk Bears and their newest receiver K'Neal Harry.
Mark Grote filled in for Parkins and Spiegel this Friday afternoon and started his show talking about the White Sox's 12-2 win over the Twins - which featured two head-scratching decisions from Twins manager Rocco Baldelli. Later, Grote talks about how he's hit the wall with the Cubs after two tough series.
Mark Grote and Tom Thayer were joined by Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy to discuss left-hander Justin Steele's development, right-hander Kyle Hendricks' health concerns and more.
In the final hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer sprayed to all fields, discussing White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez's right leg injury, the meaning of the team's upcoming series against the Twins, how long Cubs catcher Willson Contreras will remain on the North Side and how the Bears will be basic.
In the second hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer discussed the Cubs getting swept by the Orioles in a two-game set. After that, they also discussed the latest White Sox and Bears storylines. Later, Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy joined the show to discuss the health of right-hander Kyle Hendricks, who will be out at least another two or three weeks with a shoulder injury.
Mark Grote and Tom Thayer, who were sitting in for Mike Mulligan and David Haugh, opened their show by breaking down the White Sox's 2-1 win against the Guardians on Wednesday and by discussing outfielder Eloy Jimenez exiting early with right leg tightness. Should Jimenez play in the field again this season? Later, the guys conducted the Pick 6 segment, debating questions surrounding the top sports stories of the day, including the Cubs getting swept by the Orioles.
In the third hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer were joined by Mark Potash of the Sun-Times to discuss the latest Bears storylines. After that, Thayer shared a great question that will make you think. Later, You Better You Bet host Nick Kostos joined the show to discuss how to wager on the Open Championship.
In the final hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer reviewed the White Sox's doubleheader split against the Guardians on Tuesday and listened to manager Tony La Russa's comments about a few key topics. Later, Grote and Thayer celebrated the 80th birthday of someone special.
In the third hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer debated who should be the Bears' starting center in 2022. Thayer explained that it might not be who you think. After that, Marquee Sports Network reporter Tony Andracki joined the show to discuss the latest Cubs storylines. Later, BetMGM ambassador Chris Chelios joined the program to discuss the Blackhawks embarking on a complete teardown.
In the second hour, Mark Grote and Tom Thayer continued to discuss the Bears' outlook as the start of training camp looms in late July. After that, NBC Sports Chicago analyst Ozzie Guillen joined the show to discuss the White Sox splitting a doubleheader against the Guardians on Tuesday. He also reacted to executive vice president Kenny Williams recently addressing the players amid the team's struggles. Later, BetQL Daily host Joe Ostrowski joined the program to discuss the latest gambling storylines.
Mark Grote and Tom Thayer were joined by Marquee Sports Network reporter Tony Andracki to break down the Cubs' 4-2 loss to the Orioles on Tuesday. He also discussed Cubs outfielder Ian Happ earning All-Star honors for the first time and more.