Matt Abbatacola

Matt Abbatacola has been the executive producer of “The Boers and Bernstein Show” since 2003. He joined the station as a production intern in 2001. Prior to joining Boers and Bernstein, Abbatacola served as the associate producer and board operator of 670 The Score’s morning show.

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Abbatacola began his on-air career with The Score in 2005 and has developed a large audience in the Chicago market as a full-time producer and part-time on-air talent. You can follow him on Twitter @MattAbbatacola.

He has hosted countless shows and appearances, while working with major sponsors such as Miller Lite, Budweiser, Dos Equis and Ram Truck.

Abbatacola has made guest appearances on CBS, NBC, FOX-TV and CSN.

In addition to production and hosting duties, Abbatacola can also be heard in the update studio. In 2011, he covered the Cubs for The Score.

When The Score throws a party, Abbatacola is the man to host the festivities. He successfully planned and emceed the Boers and Bernstein Celebrity Roast, as well as The Score’s 20th Anniversary Celebration.

Abbatacola’s a Chicago native and currently resides in Libertyville with his wife and two children.


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Warlock, Imperial Pumpkin

Abbatacola recommends O’Fallon’s Imperial Pumpkin.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Island Wheat, Wisconsin Amber & Flemish Sour Ale

Matt Ababtacola recommends giving Capital Brewery’s Island Wheat a try.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Prickly Pear, Scarlet Fire & Vanilla Pumpkin

Abbatacola recommends Spoetzl Brewery’s Shiner Prickly Pear.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Backmasking, Tart Lychee, 3 Citrus Peel Out

Abbatacola recommends trying out Southern Tier’s 3 Citrus Peel Out.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2016

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Abbatacola: Having An Ace Doesn’t Promise Anything

Looking at the last four World Series winners, none had a pitcher finish in the top 10 of WAR for pitchers.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Smells Like Bean Spirit, Dragon’s Milk, The Roister

Abbatacola recommends trying New Holland’s Dragon’s Milk.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2016

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Abbatacola: White Sox Should’ve Sold Chris Sale At Deadline, Changed Their Culture

A change of scenery — one where he’s not enabled — might do Sale some good.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Todd The Axe Man, Citradelic Tangerine, Pineapple Sculpin, Wake Maker

Todd the Axe Man is a hit in Abbatacola’s mind.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Hominey White Ale, Heavy Melon, Wheach

O’Fallon’s Wheach beer is a hit in Abbatacola’s mind.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Barmy, In The Flesh

Give these a try and let us your your feedback.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2016


Abbatacola’s Craft Beer Review: Liliko’i Kepolo, Dead Rise, Poolside

These beers are worth a try during the summer.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2016

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Abbatacola: #83Beers List

You can easily lose yourself in the world of craft beer.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2016

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Abbatacola: Worked Up About Wild-Card Format? Just Win

Sure, it’s cruel for the wild-card loser — but they got a chance many before them didn’t.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: 8-8 Is In Bears’ Future

Think about it this way: It took a historic performance by a backup QB in 2013 to get to .500.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Tom Ricketts. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: An E-Mail From Tom Ricketts

A satirical e-mail from Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts to 670 The Score’s Matt Abbatacola.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2013

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Abbatacola: Blame Tom Ricketts

Oh, poor Tom Ricketts. All he wants to do his fix his broken toy and the big bad politicians of Chicago won’t let him.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Blackhawks fans celebrate the team's recent success. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: God Favors The ‘Hawks

For my entire adult life, I believed God was too busy to be concerned with sports.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2013

Roberto Alomar gives his Hall of Fame induction speech last July. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: The Hall Of Fame Sucks

I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

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Abbatacola: Penn State, Do The Right Thing

Penn State officials have the opportunity to speak for the victims of the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal. PSU must make the changes.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

A dejected Cubs fan. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Walk Away, Cubs Fans

I am giving you permission to “take a break” from your team. How long? You should walk away for as long as you need.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012


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