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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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

Julius Peppers

Mulligan: Bears Must Draft Defensive End

The Bears learned the hard way in 2011 how important depth can be.

670 The Score–04/25/2012

Soldier Field. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bears Roundtable Draft Discussion

In preparation for the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, The Score hosted a roundtable discussion Tuesday night featuring The Score’s Laurence Holmes, Zach Zaidman, Mike Mulligan and the Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs, Dan Pompei and Matt Bowen.

670 The Score–04/23/2012

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Photos: D.J. Moore Live In Studio

With the NFL Draft less than one week away, Bears cornerback D.J. Moore joined Laurence Holmes inside The Score studios.

670 The Score–04/20/2012

Charles Tillman. (Getty Images)

Tillman On Not Playing In Super Bowl: ‘It’s Killing Me’

Tillman said it’s been tough being around the Super Bowl festivities knowing that he’s not playing on Sunday.

670 The Score–02/03/2012

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

Briggs: Pro Bowl Selection No Small Feat

Briggs, however, took Pro Bowl selections to another level when he was selected to his seventh-straight Pro Bowl late Tuesday night.

670 The Score–12/28/2011