Nick Shepkowski

Nick Shepkowski

Nick Shepkowski

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.

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Shepkowski: Starlin Castro Is That Ex

You know you’re better off without Castro, just like he’s probably better off not being with you.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2016

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Shepkowski: Wind Of Change Blowing In Wrigleyville

The “Lovable Losers” tag is gone. Now, the Cubs can hope dislike comes their way in the form of sustained winning.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2016

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Shepkowski: A Chris Sale Trade? Return Would Have To Be Astronomical

Given Sale’s talent and bargain contract, a haul of young talent would be needed for the White Sox to make a deal.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2016

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Shepkowski: The Case For Moving Russell Up, Fowler Down In Cubs’ Order

Dexter Fowler struggled in his third plate appearances against starting pitchers in 2015.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2016

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Shepkowski: 1990s Indians Inform Us Of How Young Cubs Sluggers Could Progress

Like those Indians had, these Cubs have bright futures ahead, and the eye test and history tell us they could be special.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2016

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Shepkowski: We Need A Villainous Nick Saban-Urban Meyer National Title Showdown

No one would know who to root for if Saban and Meyer ever meet in a national title.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2016

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Shepkowski: White Sox Now Upgraded Significantly At 2B, 3B

With the additions of Brett Lawrie and Todd Frazier, the White Sox go from awful to above-average at second and third.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2015

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Shepkowski: Jake Arrieta Is The 2015 Chicago Sportsperson Of The Year

Arrieta had a historic season that we may never see in this city again.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2015

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Shepkowski: Don’t Forget About Albert Almora

The Cubs may be chasing Jason Heyward now with the idea of using him in center and then transitioning him to right field.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2015

Rays manager Joe Maddon after his team clinched a wild-card berth on Sept. 28, 2011. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Best Night In Baseball History Aided The Cubs

The crazy events of Sept. 28, 2011, helped push Theo Epstein to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2015

Ravens coach John Harbaugh. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: My Favorite 2015 NFL Prop Bets

Need some extra cash? Believe in the Ravens and expect the Titans to be supremely awful.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2015

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Jon Lester’s Been What The Cubs Have Needed Him To Be

Jon Lester’s isn’t always throwing like a $155-million man, but he’s a huge reason the Cubs are in contention.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Explaining Jeff Samardzija’s Struggles

Samardzija’s fastball has regressed, and his slider is no longer a reliable weapon.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2015

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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

Former 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


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