CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Laurence Holmes

Because the sports world never slows down, Laurence Holmes (@LaurenceWHolmes) keeps the sports talk going when others may have stopped.

Podcasts & Audio On Demand

Laurence Holmes

Laurence Holmes


  • Laurence Holmes - 35 min. - 04/17/14

    April 18, 2014

    In a shortened 35 minute show today Laurence talked Game 1 of the Blackhawks-Blues series with guests Jay Zawaski, Brian Hedger and Sam Fels.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 4-14-14

    April 15, 2014

    In the third and final hour of the show today Laurence talked about the running back position and how important or not it is to NFL teams now
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 4-14-14

    April 15, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked about seeing your favorite team on the road and all the fun that goes with it
  • Laurence Holmes and Jay Zawaski 4-14-14

    April 15, 2014

    Laurence and Jay talk about the Blackhawks and their matchup against the Blues in the first round
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 4-14-14

    April 15, 2014

    The first hour for Laurence started at seven tonight. He talked about the White Sox start so far and finished the hour with Blackhawks talk
  • Laurence Holmes - 04/10/14

    April 11, 2014

    In a shortened version of the show, today Laurence touched on White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia's season-ending injury and how it will affect the club going forward.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 4-9-14

    April 10, 2014

    In the third and final hour of the show today Laurence had another great episode of Hater Wednesday
  • Laurence Holmes and Dan Pompei 4-9-14

    April 10, 2014

    Laurence and Dan Pompei, of The Chicago Tribune talk about the Bears their need for a safety
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 4-9-14

    April 10, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked more about the Bears. He also had to address comments made by Shabazz Napier
  • Laurence Holmes interview with Patrick Mannelly

    April 10, 2014

    Laurence and Bear's long snapper Patrick Mannelly talk about the Bears and his future with the team
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 4-9-14

    April 10, 2014

    Laurence had a shortened show tonight. In the first hour he talked about the Bears with long snapper Patrick Mannelly
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 4-7-14

    April 8, 2014

    In the first and only hour of the show today Laurence talked about both the Cubs and White Sox. He finished up with a little bit of Bulls and Pacers talk
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 4-4-14

    April 5, 2014

    In the third and final hour of the show today Laurence mixed in a little bit of everything. He talked Cubs, the NCAA Tournament, and finished with a little Bears
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 4-4-14

    April 5, 2014

    In the second of the show today Laurence talked about the Cubs and played some interesting sound from owner Tom Ricketts
  • Laurence Holmes and Bruce Levine

    April 5, 2014

    Laurence and Bruce Levine talk about the Cubs and their home opener today
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 4-4-14

    April 5, 2014

    Because of a long running White Sox game Laurence had a shortened show. The first hour started at 7:30. During that time he talked about the White Sox game and the Cubs opening up at home
  • Laurence Holmes-hour2-04/03/2014

    April 4, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence chatted with "A Tribe Called Quest" legend Phife Dawg about the McDonald's All-American game, some NBA and more!
  • Laurence Holmes-hour1-04/03/2014

    April 4, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked Bears with beat writer Adam Hoge and some college basketball with Stephen Bardo.
  • Laurence Holmes-hour2-04/03/14

    April 4, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked Bears with beat writer Adam Hoge and some college basketball with Stephen Bardo
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 - 4/2/14

    April 3, 2014

    In the fourth hour of the show today Laurence brings you Hater Wednesday.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 - 4/2/14

    April 3, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Brooks Orpik's hit on Jonathan Toews, and Laurence discusses his favorite sports trips.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 4-2-14

    April 3, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Blackhawks and the injury to Jonathan Toews
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 4-2-14

    April 3, 2014

    In a shortened first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the White Sox and their victory
  • Laurence Holmes-hour4-04/01/14

    April 2, 2014

    In the fourth hour of the show today Laurence chatted with Herb Lawrence in the Score's popular "Ask Herb" segment.
  • Laurence Holmes-hour 3-04/01/14

    April 2, 2014

    In the third hour] of the show today Laurence talked White Sox and Cubs with baseball insider Bruce Levine.

Recent Articles & Blog Posts

Chris Harris

Holmes’ Mailbag: Who Gets Benched Next?

With the Bears 3-3, let’s see what’s on the mind of Bears fans in this week’s edition of Laurence Holmes’ mailbag.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2011

Kellen Davis

Kellen Davis Adjusting To Pass-Protecting Role

Bears offensive coordinator Mike Martz doesn’t view tight ends like most NFL coaches.

670 The Score–10/18/2011

Chris Harris

Harris On Benching: ‘It Didn’t Sit Well’

In one week’s time, Bears safety Chris Harris lost his starting job, was rendered inactive for Sunday’s game and has formally requested to be traded.

670 The Score–10/17/2011

Charles Tillman

Tillman: ‘I Have Never Made The Perfect Tackle’

Bears cornerback Charles Tillman — who is in his ninth season in the NFL — says you won’t be able to find tape of him making the perfect tackle.

670 The Score–10/05/2011

DeAngelo Williams and the Panthers moved freely against the Bears' defense Sunday. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Holmes: Bears’ Identity Hard To Figure Out

Wins are supposed to feel good. Other than the victory itself, Sunday felt like a cryptic clue to a treasure hunt. As each week goes along, you’re stuck with the question: Who are these guys?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Julius Peppers works to get around Jordan Gross last year at Carolina. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Panthers At Bears

It’s only Week 4, but don’t get it twisted, this is a big game for the Bears. You don’t want to have a three-game losing streak and you don’t want to lose an NFC game at home.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

Mike Martz at Bears training camp.(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes’ Mailbag: When Are Offensive Changes Coming?

The last two games have been interesting and have led to some interesting questions from you. Let’s open up the mailbag and see what we can figure out.

670 The Score–09/27/2011

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

Holmes: Time For Lovie To Make A Stand Against Martz Offense

It’s supposed to be easier than this. During the truncated preseason, the Bears kept talking about how being in the second year of the Mike Martz system would bear fruit.

670 The Score–09/26/2011

Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers

Holmes: What To Watch For – Packers At Bears

It’s strange to think this, but this is a big game for the Bears, beyond the usual Chicago vs. Green Bay storyline.

670 The Score–09/23/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Holmes: It Takes A Village To Protect A Quarterback

Through two games, Jay Cutler has been sacked 11 times. Beyond getting sacked, Cutler’s been touched up quite a bit.

670 The Score–09/22/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Holmes’ Mailbag: When Will Cutler Get Some Help?

Questions have been pouring in since the Bears lost to New Orleans Sunday. Let’s see what’s on tap in this week’s mailbag.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2011

Jonathan Casillas #52 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with Roman Harper #41 and Jonathan Vilma #51 after sacking  Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears at Louisiana Superdome on September 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Holmes: Cutler, Bears Took Pounding From Saints

The balance, protection and production that the Bears saw last week vs. the Falcons was absent against the Saints. Gregg Williams and the New Orleans defense brought continuous pressure and it put the Bears on their heels.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Saints

I’m very excited about some of the matchups in this game. Not just on the field, but the intellectual battle between Mike Martz and Gregg Williams. This is a big game for the Saints. They’d hate to go 0-2 in a very competitive NFC South.

670 The Score–09/16/2011

The Captain America Shield and Brian Urlacher. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Superhero Football Team, Part IV

The final installment of Laurence Holmes’ Superhero Football Team: Team Marvel’s defense.

670 The Score–09/15/2011

Spider-Man and Michael Vick. (Left photo by Peter Tangen/Columbia Pictures via Getty Images, Right photo by Jeff Curry)

Holmes: Superhero Football Team, Part III

In this imaginary world, I wanted to try to resemble how an NFL team would pick starters. You may agree, you may not. Either way, have a little fun and tweak my list or create your own.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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

Holmes’ Bears Mailbag: Preparing For The Saints

With the regular season underway, I’m excited to see what’s on your mind. So let’s get started with this week’s mailbag.

670 The Score–09/13/2011

Charles Tillman and Julius Peppers celebrate a take-away. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: Bears Perfecting The Art Of The Strip

Call it the “church of the takeaway” because Bears coaches preach about the importance of winning the turnover battle.

670 The Score–09/12/2011

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Falcons At Bears

The preseason is over and it’s time to get down to business. Here are a few things that I’ll be looking for when the Bears host the Falcons Sunday on the lakefront.

670 The Score–09/09/2011

The Green Lantern made Laurence Holmes' Superhero Football Team, inpired by Kevin Mawae. (Getty Images)

Holmes: Superhero Football Team, Part II

In Part II of his Superhero Football Team series, Laurence Holmes takes a look at Team DC’s offense.

670 The Score–09/08/2011

Matt Forte

Holmes: Forte, Bears Far Apart On Contract Talks

Sources have indicated to the Score that the Bears offer to Forte is less than the 3-year, $21 million extension that Frank Gore got from the 49ers. Gore received $13.5 million in guaranteed money.

670 The Score–09/07/2011