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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

Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears

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. 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–11/26/2012

Jason Campbell is sacked by Aldon Smith and Justin Smith. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-49ers

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told since the Bears lost to the San Francisco 49ers Monday night.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2012

Jason Campbell.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At 49ers

Check out 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes as he gives you his “What To Watch For” in the video below!

670 The Score–11/18/2012

Matt Forte gets tackled against the Texans. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Texans

Every week Laurence Holmes takes 24 hours to watch the Bears game again and talk to players, coaches and experts behind the scenes. Here’s what he saw, heard and was told since the Bears lost to the Houston Texans Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2012

Charles Tillman #33 and Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears try to intercept a pass. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Titans

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.”

670 The Score–11/05/2012

Chris Johnson. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Titans

What should you watch for in Sunday’s game against the Titans? As he does each week, 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes tells you in his video below!

670 The Score–11/02/2012

Matt Forte. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Panthers

By Laurence W. Holmes- (CBS) Every week I take 24 hours to watch the Bears game again and talk to players, coaches and experts behind the scenes. Here’s what I saw, heard and was told [...]

CBS Chicago–10/29/2012

Lance Briggs

Briggs: Not Stopping ‘Til I Get A Ring

Though he’s been playing one of the world’s most violent sports at the highest level for more than a decade, Briggs isn’t quitting until he accomplishes his goal.

670 The Score–10/25/2012

Charles Tillman.  (David Banks/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Lions

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–10/23/2012

Yelling man. (Photo credit Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Listen: Hater Wednesday

Hater Wednesday is your chance to let it all out.

670 The Score–10/11/2012

Charles Tillman

Tillman: Strength Rests In Defense As A Whole

Charles Tillman may be having a Pro Bowl-caliber season, but the veteran cornerback knows the strength of this Bears defense is in the unit as a whole.

670 The Score–10/10/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Jaguars

The Bears will look to improve to 4-1 Sunday in Jacksonville. Should they be worried about a let-down game against a team they should beat?

CBS Chicago–10/05/2012

Major Wright  reacts after he intercepted a pass in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Cowboys

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.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2012

Earl Bennett dives for the end zone against the Cowboys. (Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Cowboys

The Bears got back in the winning column last week against the Rams, but now they return to prime time Monday night in Dallas.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Tim Jennings breaks up a pass intended for Brandon Gibson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Rams

Here’s what Laurence Holmes saw, heard and was told in the last 24 hours.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2012

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

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Rams

After a dreadful Week 2 performance in Green Bay, the Bears will look to bounce back against the Rams Sunday at Solider Field.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Matt Forte

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Packers

Check out 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes as he gives you his “What To Watch For.”

670 The Score–09/13/2012

Jay Cutler congratulates Matt Forte after Forte ran for a second half touchdown. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Laurence Holmes Breaks Down Bears-Colts

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.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

Lovie Smith and Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Colts

Check out 670 The Score’s Laurence Holmes as he gives you his “What To Watch For” in the video!

670 The Score–09/07/2012

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

Holmes: Be Patient With Bears Offense

When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall, it opened up a whole new world of offensive football.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012