Matt Spiegel is the co-host of the “Spiegel and Parkins Show” on middays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on 670 The Score. The show launched in January 2017 when Danny Parkins joined 670. Previously, Spiegel was the co-host of the “Spiegel and Goff Show” alongside Jason Goff.
Prior to his time at The Score, Spiegel was been a nationally syndicated talk show host on Sporting News Radio Network, hosting The Matt Spiegel Show. The show, a platform for his immense knowledge of sports history as well as his uniquely entertaining perspective, was heard on more than 100 affiliates and on XM satellite radio.
Some of the highlights of his time at the Sporting News:
•Hosting pregame coverage for every NFL Sunday in 2007 and 2008
•Hosting the pregame and postgame coverage for Super Bowl XLII
•Broadcasting live from radio row all week in Phoenix for the Super Bowl between the Giants and Patriots in 2008
•Anchoring the network’s live coverage of baseball’s steroids hearings in Congress
•Reporting live from the 2005 World Series at Chicago’s U.S. Cellular Field
•Writing and voicing The Year in Review, a much heralded annual feature
•Writing columns for Sporting News magazine and for http://www.sportingnews.com
For seven years before joining Sporting News Radio, Matt was a host, producer, and reporter for The Score. While in that position, he had a chance to cover Mike Ditka’s final days with the Bears and the entire second three-peat for Michael Jordan’s great Chicago Bulls teams.
Spiegel’s first job in sports media was as an intern for Major League Baseball Productions, where he worked on This Week in Baseball for Mel Allen’s final two years with the show. Spiegel fetched Mel coffee and lunch every Thursday for two summers. While matriculating at Emerson College in Boston, Spiegel won several sportscasting awards and went to Fenway Park 30 times a season.
Through the years, Spiegel has interviewed some of the biggest names in the business, including Joe Torre, Manny Ramirez, David Stern, Charles Barkley, Bob Costas, Wayne Gretzky and countless more. NFL stars and coaches Spiegel has interviewed live include Joe Montana, Deion Sanders, Ditka, Marshall Faulk, Warren Sapp, Andy Reid, Donovan McNabb, Jeff Fisher, Michael Irvin, Emmit Smith, Dick Vermeil, Eric Dickerson, Warren Moon and Tony Dungy.
Spiegel was the founding producer of Sound Opinions, a rock-and-roll talk show, hosted by Jim DeRogatis of the Sun-Times and Greg Kot of the Tribune. He produced their two years of television on WTTW-11 as well. Spiegel was also a DJ at WXRT-FM.
Spiegel is the founder and lead singer of Tributosaurus, one of Chicago’s hottest musical acts. His singing talents have been heard on numerous commercial jingles through the years, including for Feldco, several car dealerships and casinos.
The “lovable losers” tag is officially history.
“They’ll believe that something good is going to occur, as opposed to something bad,” Joe Maddon says.
Just like that, Matt Spiegel has seen the transformation of his young son into being a Cubs fan.
The White Sox’s actions are insulting and doing Ventura no favors.
Hendricks is tangible proof that smarts, preparation, movement and pinpoint control can still flummox big league hitters.
Now in his seventh year, the 27-year-old Sale still hasn’t pitched in a playoff game.
A genuine moment of self-awareness needs to be followed by aggressive self-improvement.
Such dominance by two pitchers on different teams in the same city is a rare sight.
The way the White Sox’s wins are coming are based on sustainable skills.
More prop bets means more Super Bowl fun.
Our Matt Spiegel tells the story of his weekend.
Here’s the side entertainment to follow during Sunday’s game.
Here’s what to follow to stay entertained during the Bears-Rams game.
There’s still plenty to follow, even if the Bears aren’t playing.
The Cubs went further than 26 teams. Keep that in mind.
Winning a playoff series against the top rival and organizational model isn’t easy, but the stress makes it that much sweeter.
There’s much to weigh for Joe Maddon as the playoffs approach.
Our late-summer nights can still revolve around baseball.
Mental illness, of any kind, shouldn’t be stigmatized.
Matt Spiegel recounts his favorite memories of Thursday’s big fundraiser with great music and big names.