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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

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

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Broncos

They can’t count on that again. There are countless storylines for this game, including whether the offense can put points on the board. Along with that here’s what I think is interesting.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Mark Buehrle celebrates winning the 2005 World Series. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Tribute To Mark Buehrle

To honor to the lefthander’s time on the Southside, 670 The Score producer Chris Tannehill put together this moving tribute to Mark Buehrle. Enjoy.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Lance Briggs

Briggs: Bad Taste From Hail Mary Lingers

Losing a football game on a Haily Mary is one of the most disappointing and discouraging ways to lose. When that Hail Mary is the only touchdown scored in the game, it makes it all the worse.

670 The Score–12/07/2011

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Win A Trip To The 2012 White Sox Fantasy Camp

Check out this exclusive offer for one lucky fan to win this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend the 2012 White Sox Fantasy Camp!

670 The Score–12/07/2011

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

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears vs Chiefs

I’m finding it very difficult to make a persuasive argument on why Bears fans should be worried about Kansas City. Strangely, that worries me.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2011

Caleb Hanie is hit by Richard Seymour. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Holmes: Something For Hanie To Build On

No one knew what to expect from Caleb Hanie. Not you. Not me. Not even the Bears coaching staff.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2011

Defensive end Julius Peppers rushes during the game with the San Diego Chargers  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For — Chargers At Bears

By Laurence Holmes- (WSCR) This week starts a strange stretch of games for the Bears. In the next four weeks, they will play every team in the AFC West. It leaves the Bears with some opportunities [...]

670 The Score–11/19/2011

The Bears and Lions brawl at Soldier Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: A Rivalry Is Born

It’s been brewing since the Monday night game last month. In fact, the kindling for this fire was sparked with Calvin Johnson’s non-catch in the opener last year. The Bears and Lions don’t like each other and Sunday it boiled over.

670 The Score–11/14/2011

Calvin Johnson and Charles Tillman. (Photo by Gregory Shamus and Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Lions At Bears

Regular season games don’t get much bigger than this one.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs

Urlacher And Briggs: We’re Not Old

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs may be in their early 30s, but don’t tell them they are old.

670 The Score–11/10/2011

LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles evades Charles Tillman.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Holmes: Bears Defensive Switch Up Proves Effective

The Bears mixed coverages and looks to confuse Michael Vick, but the biggest change was how physical the cornerbacks were allowed to be.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Michael Vick (Getty)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Eagles

Another big game for the Bears as they travel to take on Philadelphia tonight. If the Bears can find a way to win, they put themselves in a great spot to continue the playoff race. A loss with a rested Detroit coming in next week makes things more difficult. Here are the matchups I’m looking at:

670 The Score–11/07/2011

Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes’ Mailbag: Should The Bears Start Carimi?

The bye week is over and the Bears are getting back to business. Let’s see what’s on your mind as the Bears get ready for a big matchup with the Eagles.

670 The Score–11/02/2011

Comedian Stephen Colbert (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Colbert’s Take On NBA Lockout

Stephen Colbert, the host of The Colbert Report, offers up his opinion on what’s wrong with the NBA.

670 The Score–10/31/2011

Ndamukong Suh

Pure Michigan Lions Spoof

There are plenty of great things about Michigan, right?

670 The Score–10/31/2011