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 1 10/20/14

    October 21, 2014

    In the only of the show today Laurence had 670 the Score Bears beat reporter Zach Zaidman in studio to break down the loss to the Dolphins. They spoke about the inconisistency of the offense and defense, the locker room issues and more!
  • Laurence Holmes-- Hour 4-- 10/17/14

    October 18, 2014

    In the fourth hour of the show today Laurence interacted with callers and texters during his "Ask Laurence" segment and answered numerous queestions ranging from television shows to best sporting events he's covered.
  • Laurence Holmes-- Hour 3-- 10/17/14

    October 18, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence talked about upcoming matchups for this Sunday regarding who will be the best plays for fantasy football. He also continued to preview the Bears home matchup with the Miami Dolphins.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2-- 10/17/14

    October 18, 2014

    In the second of the show today Laurence talked about ways that sports, mainly the NFL, can enhance their broadcasts for their viewers.
  • Laurence Holmes-- Hour 1 -- 10/17/14

    October 18, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the upcoming Bears and Dolphins matchup and what the Bears need to do in order to pick up a much needed home win.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 (10/14/14)

    October 15, 2014

    In the fourth of the show today Laurence brought in Herb Lawrence for the always entertaining #AskHerb segment.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 (10/14/14)

    October 15, 2014

    In the third of the show today Laurence continued to talk with Bears lineman Lamarr Houston, and was also joined by the Daily Herald's Bob LeGere for some more Bears chatter.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 10/14/14

    October 15, 2014

    "Ask Herb" takes place every Tuesday at 9pm. In this week's edition, Herb Lawrence took questions on a hot neighbor, relationship issues, the Illini, etc...
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 10/14/14

    October 15, 2014

    The Miller Lite Top Draft Show with Lamarr Houston continues & The Daily Herald's Bob LeGere shares his opinions of the 3-3 Bears
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 10/14/14

    October 15, 2014

    Laurence continues the Bears conversation on what stood out to him from Sunday's win & Lamarr Houston joins Laurence for the Miller Lite Top Draft Show
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 - 10/14/14

    October 15, 2014

    Laurence discussed a Matt Forte profile by one of his favorite writers & Matt Bowen called in to go "Inside The Film Room"
  • Zach Zaidman 10/13/14

    October 13, 2014

    In the only hour of the show today Zach Zaidman filled in for Laurence Holmes and took your calls on the Bears victory over the Falcons and gave his thoughts as well.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 (10/8/14)

    October 9, 2014

    In the fourth and final of the show, Laurence, Herb, Joe had Hater Wednesday in full effect.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 (10/08/14)

    October 9, 2014

    Laurence devoted his entire third hour tonight to preview the Blackhawks. He was joined by The Score's Jay Zawaski, NHL.com's Brian Hedger, Jen LC from Yahoo and The Committed Indian.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 (10/08/14)

    October 9, 2014

    In the second of the show today Laurence talked Bulls with Joe Cowley of the Sun Times, and also continued to talk Bears/Falcons. He also played chunks from Peanut Tillman, Marc Trestman, and Joe DeCamillis.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 (10/08/14)

    October 9, 2014

    In the first of the show today Laurence asked callers what humorous slogans they'd like to see on their Bears merch. He was also joined by The Score's Dan Durkin to preview this Sunday's big game against the Falcons.
  • Laurence Holmes

    October 7, 2014

    Laurence expressed his anger over the Bears horrible play vs Carolina
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 9/30/14

    October 1, 2014

    In the 4th hour, Ask Herb returns after going on hiatus during the baseball season
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 9/30/14

    October 1, 2014

    In the 3rd hour, Laurence continues his sit down with Peanut Tillman for the Miller Lite Top Draft Show & the Bears conversation continues with Adam Jahns of The Chicago Sun-Times
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 9/30/14

    October 1, 2014

    In the 2nd hour, Laurence was joined by Peanut Tillman for the start of The Miller Lite Top Draft Show
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 - 9/30/14

    October 1, 2014

    In the 1st hour, Laurence took calls on the grief Bears fans are catching from Packers fans & Matt Bowen called in to go over the most important plays of the Bears loss
  • 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.

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