Nick Shepkowski is the associate producer of “The Spiegel and Goff Show” on 670 The Score weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and he 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.
You know you’re better off without Castro, just like he’s probably better off not being with you.
The “Lovable Losers” tag is gone. Now, the Cubs can hope dislike comes their way in the form of sustained winning.
Given Sale’s talent and bargain contract, a haul of young talent would be needed for the White Sox to make a deal.
Dexter Fowler struggled in his third plate appearances against starting pitchers in 2015.
Like those Indians had, these Cubs have bright futures ahead, and the eye test and history tell us they could be special.
No one would know who to root for if Saban and Meyer ever meet in a national title.
With the additions of Brett Lawrie and Todd Frazier, the White Sox go from awful to above-average at second and third.
Arrieta had a historic season that we may never see in this city again.
The Cubs may be chasing Jason Heyward now with the idea of using him in center and then transitioning him to right field.
The crazy events of Sept. 28, 2011, helped push Theo Epstein to Chicago.
Need some extra cash? Believe in the Ravens and expect the Titans to be supremely awful.
Jon Lester’s isn’t always throwing like a $155-million man, but he’s a huge reason the Cubs are in contention.
Samardzija’s fastball has regressed, and his slider is no longer a reliable weapon.
The tenures of John Paxson and Gar Forman have constantly ended in disappointment.
Does anyone like going to Cleveland?
Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.
How many homers is Jose Abreu hitting this season?
Aramis Ramirez was a key part of some Cubs teams that found success.
Each argument against hiring John Fox is dumber than the last.
If you’re hoping to compete for a Super Bowl, we can learn a lot from a coach’s first two years.