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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Holmes: The White Sox Sting Remains

What about Robin Ventura indicates he’s the manager to get the White Sox to the next level?

CBS Chicago–10/05/2015

Holmes: Even White Sox Fans Can Give Props To These Cubs

The approach the Cubs have taken is one most around baseball respect.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2015

Holmes: It Will Get Worse For The Bears Before It Gets Better

It’s important to have patience, folks.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2015

Holmes: Moving Past The Bears’ Participation Ribbon To The Ugly Truths

Chicago’s lack of a pass rush is a serious concern moving forward.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2015

Holmes: The Jeff Samardzija Conundrum

Samardzija may have cost himself money big money with a disappointing 2015 season.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2015

Holmes: Dana White’s Ronda Rousey Dilemma? Fighting A Worthy Foe

Holly Holm is a different style of matchup for Rousey, but the end result will still be lopsided.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

Holmes: Joe Maddon Continues To Display His Remarkable People Skills

How many wins is a manager worth? We’re not sure, but Maddon has made a massive difference with his culture change.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Listen: Thomas Jones Joins Laurence Holmes To Talk Acting Career, Bears Memories

Jones had a role as a bodyguard in “Straight Outta Compton,” which dominated the box office in its debut weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

Holmes: Skepticism Permeates Air Around Bears Brass After Kevin White Fiasco

Why the misleading information on White’s injury?

CBS Chicago–08/16/2015

Holmes: Role Reversal Turning Jay Cutler From Bears Villain Into Anti-Hero

I find myself rooting for Cutler to succeed this year, more than any other since he was acquired in a trade in 2009.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2015

Holmes: Forget The Standings — The White Sox Don’t Pass The Eye Test

The White Sox can’t get out of their own way.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2015

DePaul Blue Demons

Holmes: DePaul Must Steer Clear Of Tunnel Vision In Coaching Search

The Blue Demons need the best candidate, not necessarily someone who played at DePaul.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

Holmes: A Journey To Spring Training Is Good For The Soul

Laurence Holmes highly recommends making a trip to Arizona to see the Cubs and White Sox.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2015

Holmes: Key Moments From Bears Season

Coming into the season, the Bears organization and their fans were optimistic about what this team could accomplish.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2014

Holmes: The Fascinating Rebuild Of The White Sox

General manager Rick Hahn has hit the fast-forward button.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2014

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Bucs

It was ugly, but Sunday’s win was commendable for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2014

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Vikings

Sunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Holmes: What’s Left For Bears Fans To Root For?

Wins only hurt draft positioning, but as constructed, tanking isn’t really an option.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

24 Hours Later: Holmes On The Bears’ Problems

These failures are systemic for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Dolphins

No one seems to have the answers for the struggling Bears.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

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