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- 12-12-14

    December 13, 2014

    In the fourth hour of the show today Laurence talked about the job Phil Emery has done since arriving as General Manager and if the franchise is due for a shakeup in management.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3- 12-12-14

    December 13, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence talked about how the comments made by Aaron Kromer were fitting to how the season has gone beacuse of Marc Trestmans lack of accountability for his team.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2- 12-12-14

    December 13, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked about how the comments made by Aaron Kromer will affect the future for Jay Cutler with the Bears and if the proper actions were taken.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1- 12-12-14

    December 13, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the comments that Aaron Kromer made regarding Jay Cutler and the impact it will have in the locker room for the remainder of the season.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 12/5/14

    December 6, 2014

    In the fourth hour of the show today Laurence featured his "ask Laurence" segment answering a wide range of questions ranging from the Bears to the baseball offseason and more.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 12/5/14

    December 6, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence talked with Bears Right Tackle Jordan Mills on Brandon Marshall going down and being out for the season and Trestman's future with the Bears.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 12/5/14

    December 6, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence was joined by Bears Right Tackle Jordan Mills who breaks down Thursday night's loss to the Cowboys and the state of the locker room.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1 [12/5/14]

    December 6, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Bears Thursday night loss to the Cowboys and what state the team is in for the final three weeks of the season.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 12/3/14

    December 4, 2014

    In the third hour of the show, it's Hater Wednesday & Illinois St football coach Brock Spack talks to Laurence about entering the playoffs as the 5th seed
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 12/3/14

    December 4, 2014

    In the second hour of the show, Laurence bounces around between Steve Smith's life & looking ahead to Bears-Cowboys
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 - 12/3/14

    December 4, 2014

    In the first hour of the show, Laurence discusses whether or not there's anything that can happen in the last 4 games that would make Bears fans want to keep Marc Trestman & Dan Durkin explains why the offense has struggled so much
  • Laurence Holmes 7pm hour

    December 3, 2014

    In the last 30 minutes of the show today Laurence spoke with Derek Rackley of 120 Sports & Big Ten Network joined Laurence to talk about NCAA Football
  • Laurence Holmes 6pm hour 12-2-14

    December 3, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Bears, Bulls, Sox and Cubs with David Schuster and Matt Bowen
  • Jordan Mills Gets In Depth About Bears Football and MLB Money – Laurence Holmes | Hour 2

    November 20, 2014

    In hour 2 of the Laurence Holmes show, Bears offensive lineman Jordan Mills joins Laurence to talk about the status of the Bears, guarding Cameron Wake, and how o-lineman get better. They also got a chance to answer some questions from the listeners and talk MLB contracts.
  • Pick your poison, Lovie or Detroit? - Laurence Holmes | Hour 1

    November 20, 2014

    Laurence spent the first hour of Wednesday's show asking Bears fans if they would rather lose to former coach Lovie Smith or the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving. Laurence also talked about NBA commish Adam Silver's response to domestic violence compared to Roger Goodell's. Dan Durkin from 670 The Score also joined the show to preview Bears/Bucca
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 11/18/14

    November 19, 2014

    In hour two of the show, Laurence talked with Ric Flair for a half hour & reflected on how he became such a fan of The Nature Boy
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 - 11/18/14

    November 19, 2014

    In the first hour of the show, Laurence checked the temperature of Bears fans as they sit 4-6 & goes into The Film Room with Matt Bowen
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 -- 11/14/14

    November 15, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence and Joe Ostrowski took a look at the Vegas perspective for this upcoming Sunday in the NFL and provided their best plays for week 11.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1-- 11/14/14

    November 15, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about Brandon Marshall's odd comments on twitter and how the Bears will matchup with the Minnesota Vikings this upcoming Sunday.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour x] [x/x/xx]

    November 15, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about Brandon Marshall's odd comments on twitter and how the Bears matchup with the Minnesota Vikings this upcoming Sunday.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 [11/12/14]

    November 13, 2014

    In the last hour, Laurence and the guys let their hate out. It's Hater Wednesday! Plus, Oliver Purnell made his weekly appearance to preview all things DePaul buckets.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 [11/12/14]

    November 13, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today, Laurence took a break from the Bears and sprayed to all other fields. What's Rose done to his public image now? And what's the latest from the MLB GM meetings in Arizona?
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 [11/12/14]

    November 13, 2014

    The 2nd hour of the show featured more Bears conversation. The guys racked up the best audio of the day from Halas Hall. Wait until you hear what Mel Tucker said about this week's starters on D.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 1 [11/12/14]

    November 13, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today, LoHo broke down what the Bears need to do in order to right the ship before the Vikings come into town. There's no way this season's still alive, right?
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4 11/112014

    November 12, 2014

    In the fourth and final hour of the show Hub welcomed in Kevin Fishbain A Chicago Bears beat writer for ChicagoFootball.com Hub also took calls from listeners.

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