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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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

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