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


  • 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.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3 11/11/2014

    November 12, 2014

    In the third hour The Miller Lite Top Draft Show continues to roll along with Jon Bostic joining Hub who's sitting in for Laurence. They talk locker room, mood after the GB game and Bears' practice. Later Hub is joined by Jack Worth.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2 11/11/2014

    November 12, 2014

    In the second hour of the show Hub is joined with Bears linebacker Jonathan Bostic for the Miller Lite Top Draft Show. Jon talked about what went wrong in Green Bay, the Bears lockerroom and players feeling towards the coaches as well as taking all calls from fans.
  • Laurence Holmes 1st Hour

    November 12, 2014

    Hub Arkush sat in for Laurence Holmes today. In the first hour of the show Hub talked all Bears and took phone calls on the awful loss to Green Bay.
  • Laurence Holmes 11-10-14

    November 11, 2014

    In the only hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Bears crushing defeat to the Packers
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 4- 11/7/14

    November 8, 2014

    In the final hour of the show today Laurence answered questions during his weekly Ask Laurence segment ranging from his thoughts about television shows, to college hoops to his career in radio.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 3-11/7/14

    November 8, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence breaks down the best matchups for fantasy football in week 10 and discusses ways the Bears can limit the Packers offense this upcoming Sunday.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 2- 11/7/14

    November 8, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked about newly hired Cubs manager Joe Maddon and some of the free agents the club may target during the offseason. He also spent some time analyzing the upcoming Bears and Packers matchup.
  • Laurence Holmes Hour 1- 11/7/14

    November 8, 2014

    In the first of the show today Laurence talked about the upcoming Sunday Night matchup between the Bears and Packers and go over some of the best bets in the NFL for week 10.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 4 11/5/14

    November 6, 2014

    In the final hour of the show today Laurence had Hater Wednesday, so he found out what you were hating on. Also with the DePaul season on the horizon, Laurence had the 1st Oliver Purnell Show.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 3 11/5/14

    November 6, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today Laurence continued the Miller Lite Top Draft Show with Bears punter Pat O'Donnell. They had a couple surprise guests in Bears kicker Robbie Gould and Giants punter Steve Weatherford. After the Top Draft Show, 670thescore.com's Dan Durkin came on with Laurence to break down the importance of the Bears game against t
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 11/5/14

    November 6, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today Laurence had the first hour of the Miller Lite Top Draft Show with Bears punter Pat O'Donnell. They spoke about Pat's NFL experience so far, where the Bears are at right now, how to punt properly and more.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 11/5/14

    November 6, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today Laurence talked about Lance Briggs' comments about not being focused in meetings. Laurence also spoke about Derrick Rose and his usage with 670 the Score's Bulls reporter David Schuster. Laurence also spoke with Bleacher Report and the Chicago Tribune's Matt Bowen about where the Bears stand going into the Pac
  • Laurence Holmes 3rd Hour 11/4/2014

    November 5, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence and Charles Tillman continued Bears conversation. Charles also talked about how fun it was to tailgate for the first time. Later in the hour Laurence is joined by The Score's Bruce Levine to talk more about Joe Maddon.

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