Nick Shepkowski is the associate producer of McNeil and Spiegel on 670 The Score (weekdays 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m) and heads the “research and development” part of the show. A fan of all four major sports, Nick follows the NFL, MLB, and college football closest and enjoys sharing his thoughts and research on all. You can follow him on Twitter @Shep670.
By Nick Shepkowski- (CBS) By now you’ve heard the names people are comparing Derrick Rose to. Grant Hill, Baron Davis, Danny Manning are all considered by most to be stars that were never able to [...]
Many believe/hope the Cubs compete for a playoff spot in 2015. With that actually being pretty unrealistic it’s the wrong time not to shop a soon to be 29 year old starting pitcher.
Who wins the Super Bowl? Which coach gets canned first? Who walks out with the MVP? All that and much more is explored here by The McNeil and Spiegel Show!
With baseball’s 49th annual first-year player draft beginning on Thursday night and the Cubs picking second overall, much hope on the North Side has gone to the Cubs drafting their future ace. Before you start to get too excited, Cubs fans, let me just give you a refresher that Major League Baseball has seen this before.
As I sit and type this out it feels like I’m back in the fall dissecting numbers to quantify Jay Cutler putting up a clunker of a performance in an important game. Except it’s not fall and the game isn’t being played outdoors.
Nate Robinson, who was battling the flu and seen vomiting on the Bulls bench finished with 18 points while playing 42 minutes. After a draining game for him, Robinson sat quietly at his locker before addressing the media:
“You just have got to muster up enough energy,” Robinson said, “no excuses”.
Ask two different locker rooms about the abuse and hard fouls the soon-to-be four time NBA MVP received on Wednesday night and you were bound to get two different responses.
Forget respectable, on a unseasonably cool evening in Chicago the Bulls cooled the Heat off and snapped the second longest winning streak the NBA has ever seen, in an environment that hasn’t been seen lately during home Bulls games.
“The atmosphere – the crowd was crazy into it and it was a competitive environment” Luol Deng said of Wednesday night’s setting at United Center.
Joakim Noah had an all-time performance for the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. Find out what motivated him to do so and why both head coaches in Thursday’s game feel he was able to have so much success in every asset of the game.
If you’re a Bulls fan and feel the two games to date with Miami haven’t been the same with Rose out, you’re not alone.
Reggie Rose indicated the Bulls aren’t doing enough to put together a championship team around his brother, Derrick.
“In my eyes he’s an All-Star, he’s an All-Star this year and he’s having an All-Star type season” Tom Thibodeau said of Carlos Boozer prior to Friday’s contest.
As the Bulls near the halfway point of the season, their most important piece is getting close to a major step forward in his comeback.
It has been a magical year for rookies across the NFL, specifically on the offensive side of the ball. With all the love for Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin, III though, there is just as beastly of offensive rookie that it’s time we start recognizing.
Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.
It was by no means a thing of beauty, but likely nothing about the 2012-13 campaign will be for the Bulls.
With Week 2 in the NFL looming, here a few of my picks against the spread.
Listen, I love the Madden video game and will be playing it for a good number of hours when I get home tonight, I just don’t care whatsoever what they have to say about the coming NFL season.
Here’s a breakdown of each contending American League ball club’s record against other playoff contenders.
Now, unless there is an unforeseen performance from Webb, Williams or a scrapheap left tackle that doesn’t appear to actually exist, chances seem slim that the Bears’ 26-year championship drought will end this fall.