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: White Sox Fans, It’s OK To Pull For The Cubs In World Series

Remember: It’s city before division.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2016

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Holmes: What It Was Like To Be There As Cubs Clinched World Series Berth

Laurence Holmes shares the sights and sounds from covering the NLCS clincher that sent the Cubs to the World Series.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2016

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Holmes: My Weekend In Wrigleyville

Laurence Holmes captured the sights and the scene as the Cubs took control by winning the first two games of the NLDS.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2016

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Holmes: This White Sox Fan Will Be Rooting For The Cubs

You have to admire how the Cubs built their team.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2016

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Holmes: Backup QBs Still Crucial In NFL, Which Bears Know

Chicago’s recent signing of backup quarterback Brian Hoyer was smart.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2016

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Charles Tillman On His Playing Future: ‘Stay Tuned’ Because ‘Rehab Ain’t Nothing’

A free agent cornerback, Tillman is rehabbing his torn ACL.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2016

Laurence Holmes Shamrock Shuffle

Holmes: The Joy Of The Shamrock Shuffle

Mike Gundy’s words never spoke so true than in my last trip out to the desert.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2016

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Jan Schakowsky: Committee On Energy & Commerce Wants Formal Congressional Hearing Regarding Football Safety, Head Injuries

The committee wants the NFL to appear for formal hearings because, “We need to delve deeper.”

CBS Chicago–03/16/2016

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Holmes: There’s Been Showboating In Baseball Forever

The showboating that Goose Gossage derides isn’t really that different from any era in the history of the game.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2016

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Holmes: Win Or Lose Sunday, Bears Can Grab Difference-Maker In 1st Round

It doesn’t matter so much where the Bears draft as who’s making the decisions.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2015

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Holmes: Imagine If UFC’s Conor McGregor Could Fight In Two Weight Divisions

In McGregor’s scenario, he’d have to yo-yo between 145 pound and 155 pounds, and anyone who has ever had to cut weight will tell you it’s really difficult.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2015

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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

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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

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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

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

It’s important to have patience, folks.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2015

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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

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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

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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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