Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes is the host of the “Laurence Holmes Show” starting at 6 p.m. on weekday evenings on 670 The Score.

Holmes joined The Score in 1998 as a part-time producer after interning for Jeff Joniak and producing “The Sports Huddle” at WMAQ radio.

Through five years of producing, he was named executive producer of “The Les Grobstein Show,” “The Tommy Williams Show,” “McNeil & Jiggetts” and “Murph & Fred.”

Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes

In 2002, Holmes picked up an A.I.R. award for both “commerical production” and “talk show production.”

While working as a producer, Holmes served as a weekend and fill-in host. He teamed up with Jonathan Hood to host “Wrestlemaniacs” and Dan Zampillo to host “Me & Z.” Soon, his solo show followed.

In 2003, Holmes was promoted to beat reporter and assigned to the Bears, which he covered from 2003-’08 on a daily basis.

A 1997 Graduate of DePaul University, Holmes joined Zach Zaidman in 2006 as the play-by-play tandem for 670 The Score’s broadcast of Blue Demons games, which he did for six seasons. In 2007, Holmes was named to DePaul’s prestigious “14 Under 40” Alumni list.

In 2008, Holmes joined Dan Hampton to host the midday show and the Score’s Bears pregame coverage.

In 2009, Holmes returned to hosting his nighttime solo show. In addition to hosting his own show, he’s a frequent guest host for the Score’s midday and afternoon shows. Along with hosting, Holmes still covers the Bears and writes his weekly “24 Hours Later” blog for

Laurence resides in Chicago and is a proud graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, where he had his first talk show when he was 16.

Follow Laurence on Twitter @LaurenceWHolmes.

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Holmes: Holly Holm A Worthy Champion Over Ronda Rousey

By beating Rousey, Holm becomes the first athlete to be a boxing world champion and an MMA world champion.


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Holmes: The Only Cubs History That Matters Is The Recent Kind

This isn’t about 1908 or black cats or Steve Bartman.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Holmes: The White Sox Sting Remains

What about Robin Ventura indicates he’s the manager to get the White Sox to the next level?

CBS Chicago–10/05/2015

The Cubs celebrate Kris Bryant's walk-off homer that gave them a 2-1 win against the Indians. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Even White Sox Fans Can Give Props To These Cubs

The approach the Cubs have taken is one most around baseball respect.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

Holmes: It Will Get Worse For The Bears Before It Gets Better

It’s important to have patience, folks.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2015

Chicago's Jay Cutler looks to throw amid a pass rush from Green Bay's Jay Elliott. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Moving Past The Bears’ Participation Ribbon To The Ugly Truths

Chicago’s lack of a pass rush is a serious concern moving forward.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2015

Ronda Rousey. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Dana White’s Ronda Rousey Dilemma? Fighting A Worthy Foe

Holly Holm is a different style of matchup for Rousey, but the end result will still be lopsided.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Holmes: Joe Maddon Continues To Display His Remarkable People Skills

How many wins is a manager worth? We’re not sure, but Maddon has made a massive difference with his culture change.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

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Listen: Thomas Jones Joins Laurence Holmes To Talk Acting Career, Bears Memories

Jones had a role as a bodyguard in “Straight Outta Compton,” which dominated the box office in its debut weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

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Holmes: Skepticism Permeates Air Around Bears Brass After Kevin White Fiasco

Why the misleading information on White’s injury?

CBS Chicago–08/16/2015

Jay Cutler. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Holmes: Role Reversal Turning Jay Cutler From Bears Villain Into Anti-Hero

I find myself rooting for Cutler to succeed this year, more than any other since he was acquired in a trade in 2009.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2015

White Sox manager Robin Ventura. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Forget The Standings — The White Sox Don’t Pass The Eye Test

The White Sox can’t get out of their own way.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2015

Wrigley Field. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Opening Night A Mixed Bag At Wrigley Field

There were restroom and concession issues Sunday night as the baseball world turned its eyes toward Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

DePaul Blue Demons

Holmes: DePaul Must Steer Clear Of Tunnel Vision In Coaching Search

The Blue Demons need the best candidate, not necessarily someone who played at DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Sloan Park in Mesa, Ariz., home of Cubs' spring training. (Getty Images)

Holmes: A Journey To Spring Training Is Good For The Soul

Laurence Holmes highly recommends making a trip to Arizona to see the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Holmes: Key Moments From Bears Season

Coming into the season, the Bears organization and their fans were optimistic about what this team could accomplish.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Holmes: The Fascinating Rebuild Of The White Sox

General manager Rick Hahn has hit the fast-forward button.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

Bears defensive tackle Stephen Paea sacks Bucs quarterback Josh McCown on Sunday in Chicago's 21-13 win. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Bucs

It was ugly, but Sunday’s win was commendable for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

Bears defensive end Jared Allen, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Vikings

Sunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Bears guard Kyle Long. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What’s Left For Bears Fans To Root For?

Wins only hurt draft positioning, but as constructed, tanking isn’t really an option.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014


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