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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


  • 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.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks to The Score's Herb Lawrence about his experience in Cooperstown over the weekend. After that, Laurence subs in for Herbie in the #AskLaurence segment.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks about what Frank Thomas meant to the White Sox, as well as things that kinda make him feel old; he took some calls about it, too.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks some Bears and plays audio of The Score's Pat Mannelly, as well as Bears GM Phil Emery. He also talks to The Score's Barry Rozner, as he was in Cooperstown this weekend, about Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about his impressions of the Bears after watching them practice over the weekend and he also spoke with The Score's Zach Zaidman, getting his thoughts on the team early into camp.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Joe Cowley from the Sun-Times about the Bulls trade rumor for Kevin Love. He gets reaction from fans about the possible Kevin Love deal. Also see what Jay Cutler had to say when he reported to camp earlier today.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence talked about Kevin Love possibly coming to the Bulls. He compares Love to Gibson. He has sound from John Paxson.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Doug Buffone about the upcoming Bears season. He also discusses the new report of Kevin Love possibly coming to the Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/21/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence replayed a portion of an interview David Schuster had with John Paxson over the weekend and expressed why he is becoming more excited for the start of the Bulls season.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 3 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence discussed what roles Doug Mcdermott and Nikola Mirotic might play with the Bulls this upcoming season, and replayed Patrick Kane's interview with Spiegel and Abbatacola.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked all things Bears with 670 The Score's own Dan Durkin.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about enjoying the Blackhawks glory days while they're in the midst of them.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 4] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [4th hour] of the show today Lawrence had Hater Wednesdays.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence brought in Spice Adams & Lyndsay Petruny from "Inside the Bears" for Bears nuggets. They talk about working together and some of the challenges they go through together. They also look at Bears training camp coming up and what the season will hold.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Ryan Mcguffey of Comcast Sportsnet to talk about his Frank Thomas documentary. He also talked about Ozzie Guillen taking over for Robuin Ventura. Plus, he was joined by Cee Angi of SB Nation to discuss White Sox.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talks about Theo's future plans. He looks at the prospects ready to come up and make an impact. Plus Markl Gonzales joins Lawrence also.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence gets into a wide variety of topics on Ask Herb, even shirt jerseys.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence takes calls from parents who have their kids playing sports, shares an interesting stat about the Bears defense last year, and talks about the two new defensive coaches in town.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence was joined in studio by Aggrey Sam, Chicago Bulls beat reporter for CSNChicago.com and also discussed a piece from GQ about the rise of "jerk parents" in youth sports.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence was joined in studio by Chicago Bulls beat reporter for CSNChicago.com, Aggrey Sam for the full sixty minutes to talk all things Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks about the MLB All-Star Game, what he hated about Fox Sports 1 from over the weekend, and the World Cup.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks to John Schuhmann of NBA.com about the Bulls moves in free agency and also gets into his excitement for football season to begin.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the second hour, Laurence talks about whether the current pieces on the Bulls are enough to win and talks to David Schuster about the signing of Pau Gasol, as well as Melo's decision.

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