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Laurence Holmes

Because the sports world never slows down, Laurence Holmes (@LaurenceWHolmes) keeps the sports talk going when others may have stopped.

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Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes


  • Grote and Durkin - Hour 4 - 8/25/14

    August 26, 2014

    In the final hour, the guys talk to Eric Edholm of Yahoo Sports and 120 Sports about the Bears loss, who has improved in the NFC North, and who the top contenders are in the conference. They also discuss what they're excited for with the Bulls.
  • Grote and Durkin - Hour 3 - 8/25/14

    August 26, 2014

    In this hour, the guys are joined by Bob LeGere of the Daily Herald to breakdown the Bears special teams and the linebackers. They also discuss how the defense needs to be better than average, and talk a bit about the offense.
  • Grote and Durkin - Hour 2 - 8/25/14

    August 26, 2014

    In this hour, Mark and Dan talk to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune about the effects from the loss to the Seahawks, discuss Jordan Palmer signing with the Bills, and bring in David Schuster to breakdown the Bears loss, Derrick Rose's performance for Team USA, and what it means for the Bulls.
  • Grote and Durkin - Hour 1 - 8/25/14

    August 26, 2014

    In this hour, the guys talk about the positives and negatives from the Bears defense Friday night, Craig Steltz's release, and why not to be worred about the Bears offense.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 8/19/14

    August 20, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about Derrick Rose sitting out another day of practice with Team USA due to knee soreness and also discussed the NFL's decision to expand practice squads from 8 to 10 players.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 8/18/14

    August 19, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked a lot about the Bears signing of Santonio Holmes and also he also discussed the rise in penalties we've seen across the NFL this preseason.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [8/13/14]

    August 14, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence has Hater Wednesday. He hates on many things including, Divi bikes. He also sees what other people are hating on.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [8/13/14]

    August 14, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence talked to former Bear, Rashied Davis, about all things Bears. He also looks at the Bulls new schedule and looks at the marquee games.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [8/13/14]

    August 14, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talked about the White Sox game. He looks at the controversial play at the plate with Tyler Flowers
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 8/12/14

    August 13, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks to the callers about some of the worst moments in sports history, including Benji Wilson's death. He's also joined by Brooks Boyer, the chief marketing officer of the White Sox, to talk about the White Sox hosting a watch party for Jackie Robinson West's appearance in the Little League World Series this Thursd
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 8/12/14

    August 13, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks to The Score's Bruce Levine about the anniversary of MLB's strike in '94 and who could takeover for Bud Selig. He also gets into how good the '94 White Sox were and the worst moments in sports history.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 - 8/12/14

    August 13, 2014

    In the first hour, Laurence talks about the offensive line depth, Jay Cutler's contract, Joe DeCamillis's struggling special teams unit, and he plays his interview with Tim Jennings from training camp. They discuss how he'll adjust to playing nickelback to get Kyle Fuller onto the field.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 8/11/14

    August 12, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks to Bill Haley of Jackie Robinson West about their run to the Little League World Series, discusses some Bears, and Herb Lawrence talks about his trip to the Field of Dreams.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 8/11/14

    August 12, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks to Jerry Bonkowski, motor sports writer for NBC Sports, about the Tony Stewart situation. He takes phone calls on the topic as well.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 8/11/14

    August 12, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks about Chris Conte's return to the Bears, the problems with the special teams unit, how he got to watch the 1st quarter of the game from Friday night, and talks to Jake Johnson from "Let's Be Cops" about the Bears, Cubs, and Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 8/11/14

    August 12, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence was joined by The Scores own Zach Zaidman for the full 60 minutes to recap the first preseason game and discuss whats happened in camp up to this point.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 8/7/14

    August 8, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence touched on the controversial topics Roger Goodell is dealing with in the Ray Rice suspension and Dan Snyder's Redskins fiaso.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 8/7/14

    August 8, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about realistic expectations for the Bulls during the upcoming season and what to expect from the Bear's offense in year two of Marc Trestman's system.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 4] [8/6/14]

    August 7, 2014

    In the [4th hour] of the show today Laurence had Hater Wednesdays all hour. Check out what Laurence and others were hating on.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [8/6/14]

    August 7, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence talked about Soldier Field being vandalized. Adam Jahns joins the show to discuss Bears training camp. He also discusses Hard Knocks.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [8/6/14]

    August 7, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence played sound from Jed Hoyer from earlier this morning. Laurence also talks about MArtellus Bennett being suspended at training camp. Plus, Zach Zaidman joins Laurence to talk Bears.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [8/6/14]

    August 7, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talked about Baez's big debut. He looks at the Cubs possibly turning the corner. Also, Mark Gonzales joins Laurence to discuss Baez.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 07-31-14

    August 1, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked about the return of Derrick Rose and listened in on Joe Cowley from earlier today on B&B. Also, John Schuhmann from NBA.com joined Laurence to discuss Rose and the Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 3 7/31/14

    August 1, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today, Laurence talked Bears football with Dan Durkin and broke down Jerry Reinsdorf's response to Sun Times writer Joe Cowley's recent article on Derrick Rose.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1} 07/31/14

    August 1, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked with Bruce Levine about the MLB trade deadline and about Derrick Rose at team USA practice.

Recent Articles & Blog Posts

Charles Tillman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tillman: ‘I Guarantee I Will Retire As A Bear’

Charles Tillman doesn’t know if he will be back with the Bears next year.

670 The Score–01/30/2014

Jay Cutler. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel, Getty)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Packers

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–12/30/2013

Phil Simms. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Over/Unders for Bears vs. Ravens

Phil Simms also says “talked about” every chance he gets
According to Phil Simms Quotes on Twitter…
He gave 28 “Talked about”s last week
Can he go that high again?

670 The Score–11/15/2013

Josh McCown. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Redskins

Josh McCown was terrific in relief of Cutler

670 The Score–10/21/2013

Lance Briggs. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Giants

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Charles Tillman.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Tillman On Trestman: ‘He’s Turned The Corner With Me’

It’s no secret former Bears head coach Lovie Smith was adored by his players.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

Matt Forte. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Lions

ime offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2013

Jay Cutler.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Steelers

Jay Cutler played a composed, if not spectacular, game.

670 The Score–09/24/2013

Tim Jennings.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Vikings

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game.

670 The Score–09/16/2013

Brandon Marshall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Bengals

Here’s what I saw, what I heard and what I was told from the Bears-Bengals game.

670 The Score–09/09/2013

Justin Bieber. (Credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Jingle Ball 2012)

Justin Bieber Poses With Stanley Cup, Walks On Indian Head Logo

If Justin Bieber was looking for a way to anger Blackhawks fans, this is the way to do it.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2013

Brian Urlacher

Trestman On Urlacher: ‘He Could Play On 1st And 2nd Down For Us’

In an interview with 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, new Bears head coach Marc Trestman wouldn’t commit to Urlacher being an every-down linebacker anymore.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher and Israel Idonije. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears DE Idonije: ‘I Think Urlacher Is Going To Be Back’

Free agent defensive end Israel Idonije is making his intentions completely clear: He only wants to play two or three more years and he wants to do it in Chicago.

670 The Score–03/08/2013

Jason Goff. (Credit: 670 The Score.)

Listen: Jason Goff On Mixtape Monday

If you missed last night’s Mixtape Monday with 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes, we’ve got you covered.

670 The Score–03/05/2013

D.J. Moore. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Moore On Fallout With The Bears: ‘It Hurt My Feelings’

D.J. Moore is no more in Chicago.

670 The Score–03/05/2013

Charles Tillman. (Credit: Getty Images)

Tillman: ‘My Heart Bled’ For Lovie

While many questions still linger around Halas Hall in the wake of Lovie Smith’s firing earlier this week, one thing is certain: Smith’s players loved playing for him.

670 The Score–01/03/2013

Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini fire up their fans prior to a game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illini AD Thomas: ‘We’ve Got To Do Better’ In Chicago

There has long been an apparent gap between Chicago sports fans and the University of Illinois’ athletic programs and Illini Athletic Director Mike Thomas is determined to fix it.

670 The Score–12/19/2012

Julius Peppers and Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Packers

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told since the Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

Devin Hester. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Vikings

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told since the Bears lost to the Minnesota Vikings Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2012

Russell Wilson.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Seahawks

Time offers the opportunity for perspective, so I thought it would be a good idea to wait each week to give my thoughts on the Bears game. The idea being that 24 hours allows for me to watch the game over and talk to a few more people. Hence, “The 24 Blog.”

CBS Chicago–12/03/2012