In the first hour of the show the guys talk baseball as the MLB trade deadline approaches this afternoon and check in with The Score's Bruce Levine for the latest on the trade fronts of the Cubs, White Sox and the MLB.
he two Matts close this Wednesday edition with discussion of the upcoming baseball trade deadline. Who is going from the Cubs and Sox? Danks? James Russell? Also, the SCORE’s Zach Zaidman reports live from Bourbonnais with a Kyle Long update as well as news of the competitions at safety and linebacker.
Spiegel and Abbatacola visit with SCORE baseball insider Steve Stone to gain his perspective on the historic night at Wrigley as well as the sizzling Jose Abreu. Also, the guys hold another delicious taste test on a good flavor combination snack. And, CSN’s Mark Schanowski checks in to talk D-Rose.
Spiegel and Abbatacola turn to plenty of NFL chatter. The guys check in with Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk to hear his take on the NFL’s light punishment on Ray Rice. They also reveal the new NFL rule changes and have an interesting debate on the field goal post dilemmas. And, they break the news of the injury to Bears o-lineman Eben Britton during today’s practice.
Two Matts one show continues this week on SCORE Middays. During the first hour, Spiegel and Abbatacola react to what was the longest game in Cubs history last night. They also convene a meeting of the Jose Abreu Appreciation Society. And, the guys discuss the disturbing story of the Browns fan who relieved himself on Art Modell’s grave.
In the final hour of the show, focus shifted to basketball as Chicago Bulls beat reporter Aggrey Sam talked about Derrick Rose’s impressive first practice for the USA basketball team and potentially returning back to his old form.
In the opening hour of the show Big Ten Network’s lead studio host Dave Revsine came in on the set to talk to the Matt’s about the early years of college football, and if it’s starting to decline over the years.
To close what has been a wonderful morning down in Bourbonnais, Spiegel and Patrick Mannelly check in with the SCORE’s Zach Zaidman. They also are joined by Bears General Manager Phil Emery who answers a wide range of questions on his organization. He touches on the improvement of the o-line, talks at length on the competition on defense, and even comments on Jay’s conversion van.
Spiegs and Patrick Mannelly are live from Bears camp in Bourbonnais and chat all things Bears and football. They talk about the latest injuries for the Bears as well as Jay Cutler’s hot conversion van that is starting a trend in the NFL among quarterbacks. And, later, Bears wideout Marquess Wilson visits the guys.
Spiegel and Mannelly, live from Bearbonnais, continue to dissect the first few days of training camp. They discuss the punter competition as well as the eagerness that the players have with putting on the pads for the first time. Also ,the SCORE’s Dan Durkin stops by to chat about the battle in the trenches.
The SCORE’s midday show hits the road once again and is live from Bears training camp in Bourbonnais. Spiegel and former Bear now SCORE analyst Patrick Mannelly begin the show with conversation regarding the culture of training camp. Pat shares a few interesting stories of the hazing that went on when he was a rookie. Also, the SCORE’s Barry Rozner checks in from Cooperstown.
To wrap up the Bears training camp broadcast, Spiegel and Arkush visit with two new Bears. First, QB Jimmy Clausen stops by the tent to comment on the backup QB battle. Then , first round pick, corner back Kyle Fuller visits the guys. Kyle shares his initial experiences of practicing with the Bears as well as what it is like to have a brother also in the NFL.
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Inclueds Mark Schanowski interview. During the second hour, Spiegel and Arkush are joined by Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune for report on the first practice of training camp. Rich offers some practice notes as well as what the expectations are for Jay Cutler. Also, the guys turn to hoops and visit with CSN’s Mark Schanowski.
During the second hour, Spiegel and Arkush are joined by Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune for report on the first practice of training camp. Rich offers some practice notes as well as what the expectations are for Jay Cutler. Also, the guys turn to hoops and visit with CSN’s Mark Schanowski.
The SCORE’S midday program hits the road, as Spiegel and Hub Arkush are live from the first day of Bears training camp in Bourbonnais. The guys talk of optimism for the Bears and their new look defense during the first segment. And later, the guys check in with the SCORE’s Bruce Levine, who is live on assignment in Cooperstown covering this weekend’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies.
In the final hour of the show the guys continued Bears talk with Kevin Fishbain of Chicagofootball.com, as well as the breaking news of the day regarding Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens two-game suspension