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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

J'Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Still No Winner At Left Tackle Battle

If Bears coaches know who their starting left tackle is, they aren’t telling.

670 The Score–08/27/2012

Kenny Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Is This Kenny Williams’ Best Season?

World Series aside, this may be Kenny Williams’ best season as White Sox general manager.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2012

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Holmes: Should Urlacher Play Against The Colts?

It’s possible that Urlacher will be ready to go in 25 days. He’s a tough guy, fast healer and committed to the rehab process, but it might be better to hold him back.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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

Video: Laurence Holmes & Adam Hoge Discuss Urlacher’s Surgery

Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday morning and is status for the season opener Sept. 9 against the Colts is uncertain.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

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

Holmes: Urlacher Could Be Ready For Season-Opener

Mystery solved. Brian Urlacher had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday morning on his left knee.

670 The Score–08/14/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Stars Sit As Bears Get Crushed In Preseason Opener

As lightning and thunder took over the sky above a soggy Soldier Field Thursday night, the Bears opted to keep their stars off the field.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears Vs Broncos

When the Bears take on the Broncos Thursday night at Soldier Field, you won’t see their cards.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Brian Urlacher awaits medical attention against the Minnesota Vikings.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Holmes: Urlacher Misses Another Practice

With Urlahcer missing so much time, it lends credence to the idea that the MCL injury suffered against the Vikings was more serious than most believed.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Anthony Adams

Video: Former Bear Anthony Adams Has Sense Of Humor About Being Unemployed

Former Bears defensive tackle Anthony Adams is still a free agent looking for work.

08/02/2012

Shea McClellin (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images).

Holmes: McClellin Has Ability To Succeed In NFL, But…

In the first few days of padded practices, first-round draft pick Shea McClellin has had a hard time.

670 The Score–08/01/2012

Defensive End Alex Brown (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Holmes: Former Players Give Their Training Camp Advice

Anthony Adams, Matt Bowen, Alex Brown, Dez Clark and Hunter Hillenmeyer give you the good, the bad and the ugly from their training camp experience.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Jay Cutler and the Bears in Bourbonnais. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Bears Training Camp Survival Guide For Fans

I thought I’d share some tips with you on surviving camp and offer up suggestions to increase your enjoyment of the experience.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

The Score Interrogation Room.

Video: Laurence Holmes In The Interrogation Room

Check out the video of Laurence Holmes in The Score Interrogation Room, hosted by Nick Shepkowski.

670 The Score–06/28/2012

The Score Interrogation Room.

Submit Your Questions For Laurence Holmes

All right, now it’s time to take you inside the mind of The Score’s Laurence Holmes.

670 The Score–06/25/2012

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall works out during a minicamp practice at Halas Hall on June 12, 2012 in Lake Forest, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Marshall Impresses, But D Still Plans To Rule The Bears

There weren’t any real epiphanies that came out of day 2 of Bears Mini-Camp, but there was some interesting stuff. Here’s what I saw, heard and was told at Halas Hall on Wednesday.

670 The Score–06/13/2012

Devin Hester. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Holmes: Thoughts And Observations From Bears Mini-Camp

As Lovie Smith says, mini-camp is the end of the Bears offseason. It’s three days where the foundation is laid and the scene is set for Bourbonnais.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Gymnast Dominique Moceanu of the USA in the Womens Individual All-Around Competition during the 1996 Olympic Games at the Georgia Dome inAtlanta, Georgia.  (Credit: Mike Powell /Allsport)

Olympian Dominique Moceanu Discovers Biological Sister, A Gymnast With No Legs

Before Dominique Moceanu, a member of the 1996 gold-medal-winning US women’s gymnastics team, gave birth to her first child in 2007, she received a letter than would change her life forever.

670 The Score–06/11/2012

Shea McClellin.  (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Holmes: Perplexed By McClellin Pick

Considering the amount of quality players that were available at a position of need for the Bears, it would’ve been pretty hard for Phil Emery to make a selection that left fans scratching their heads, but somehow he did it.

670 The Score–04/27/2012

Gabe Carimi of the Chicago Bears is helped off the field at the Louisiana Superdome. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Biggs: Bears Need To ‘Hit’ With First Pick

​Here’s a message to Phil Emery: If you want to further win over your fan base, simply draft a player with the No. 19 pick who will have an immediate impact on the team.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

Devin Hester.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Roundtable: Draft The Best Football Player Or Best Athlete?

When drafting in the NFL, what’s more important: selecting the best football player or selecting the best athlete who you can develop into a football player?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012