Nick Shepkowski

Nick Shepkowski

Nick Shepkowski

Nick Shepkowski is the associate producer of Spiegel and Mannelly 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.

Bulls general manager Gar Forman. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Bulls’ Front Office Must Be Held Accountable

The tenures of John Paxson and Gar Forman have constantly ended in disappointment.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, left, and Joakim Noah celebrate. (Getty Images)

Listen: Shepkowski’s Tribute To Cleveland Tourism

Does anyone like going to Cleveland?

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Why Rush Starlin Castro Out Of Town?

Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, center. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Chicago Baseball Over/Unders

How many homers is Jose Abreu hitting this season?

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 4: Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a three-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on June 4, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Brewers 6-4.

Shepkowski: 2015 Is A Farewell to Underappreciated Cub

Aramis Ramirez was a key part of some Cubs teams that found success.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

John Fox, left. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Bears, Please Be The Fox-Catcher

Each argument against hiring John Fox is dumber than the last.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Is Against Marc Trestman

If you’re hoping to compete for a Super Bowl, we can learn a lot from a coach’s first two years.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks stomped all over the Bears last Friday. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Shepkowski: How Much Does The 3rd Preseason Game Matter?

Some really good teams in the last decade have gotten stomped in Week 3 of the preseason.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Shepkowski: MLB’s First Half Awards

The Brewers surprise, Trout dominates and there’s a Tanaka/Abreu battle for best AL rookie.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Nationals’ Roark Living Out His Dream

A Wilmington native, Tanner Roark took the long road to the majors.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Says There’s More Than One Way To Handle Kris Bryant

Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs righty Mark Prior in 2004. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Drafting Pitchers in Top 5 Anything But Sure Thing

Only four of the past 37 pitchers drafted in the top five have made the All-Star Game.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: An Early All-Star Game Rant

So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Earl Thomas and Byron Maxwell. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski’s Super Bowl Matchups: Breaking Down Seattle’s Pass Defense

Seattle’s pass defense is no doubt stout, but can the Broncos find space?

CBS Chicago–01/29/2014

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Shepkowski’s Super Bowl Matchups: Pressuring Manning Easier Said Than Done

Nick Shepkowski continues his week-long look at Super Bowl XLVIII.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Marshawn Lynch. (Getty Images)

Super Bowl Matchup: Beast Mode Meets Pot Roast

By Nick Shepkowski- (CBS) With Super Bowl XLVIII now less than a week away, the McNeil and Spiegel Show will look at different stats throughout the week at that could be the difference in Sunday’s contest.  Today […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Brady vs. Manning – The Other Stars Of The Series

Who are the other stars in the Brady-Manning rivalry?

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014

Derrick Rose . (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Hoping Rose Isn’t New Penny

By now you’ve heard the names people are comparing  Derrick Rose to.

670 The Score–11/26/2013

Jeff Samardzija. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Samardzija Worth More To Someone Else

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.

670 The Score–11/14/2013

The Mac and Spiegs Show unanimously has the Broncos beating Jacksonville for the maximum amount of points.

2013 NFL McNeil & Spiegel Show Predictions

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!

670 The Score–09/06/2013

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