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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 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.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Bulls missing out on Carmelo Anthony and if Bulls fans overrate the team and their most recent "success."
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/10/14

    July 11, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence discussed Carmelo Anthony with Sun Times writer Joe Cowley and answered caller's questions about Bulls free agency.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/10/14

    July 11, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence discussed all the moving parts in NBA free agency and Carmelo possibly regaining interest in joining the Bulls.

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