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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 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks to The Score's Herb Lawrence about his experience in Cooperstown over the weekend. After that, Laurence subs in for Herbie in the #AskLaurence segment.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks about what Frank Thomas meant to the White Sox, as well as things that kinda make him feel old; he took some calls about it, too.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks some Bears and plays audio of The Score's Pat Mannelly, as well as Bears GM Phil Emery. He also talks to The Score's Barry Rozner, as he was in Cooperstown this weekend, about Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/28/14

    July 29, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about his impressions of the Bears after watching them practice over the weekend and he also spoke with The Score's Zach Zaidman, getting his thoughts on the team early into camp.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Joe Cowley from the Sun-Times about the Bulls trade rumor for Kevin Love. He gets reaction from fans about the possible Kevin Love deal. Also see what Jay Cutler had to say when he reported to camp earlier today.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence talked about Kevin Love possibly coming to the Bulls. He compares Love to Gibson. He has sound from John Paxson.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [7/23/14]

    July 24, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Doug Buffone about the upcoming Bears season. He also discusses the new report of Kevin Love possibly coming to the Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/21/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence replayed a portion of an interview David Schuster had with John Paxson over the weekend and expressed why he is becoming more excited for the start of the Bulls season.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 3 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today Laurence discussed what roles Doug Mcdermott and Nikola Mirotic might play with the Bulls this upcoming season, and replayed Patrick Kane's interview with Spiegel and Abbatacola.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence talked all things Bears with 670 The Score's own Dan Durkin.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/17/14

    July 18, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about enjoying the Blackhawks glory days while they're in the midst of them.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 4] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [4th hour] of the show today Lawrence had Hater Wednesdays.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 3] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [3rd hour] of the show today Laurence brought in Spice Adams & Lyndsay Petruny from "Inside the Bears" for Bears nuggets. They talk about working together and some of the challenges they go through together. They also look at Bears training camp coming up and what the season will hold.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 2] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [2nd hour] of the show today Laurence talked to Ryan Mcguffey of Comcast Sportsnet to talk about his Frank Thomas documentary. He also talked about Ozzie Guillen taking over for Robuin Ventura. Plus, he was joined by Cee Angi of SB Nation to discuss White Sox.
  • Laurence Holmes [hour 1] [7/16/14]

    July 17, 2014

    In the [1st hour] of the show today Laurence talks about Theo's future plans. He looks at the prospects ready to come up and make an impact. Plus Markl Gonzales joins Lawrence also.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence gets into a wide variety of topics on Ask Herb, even shirt jerseys.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence takes calls from parents who have their kids playing sports, shares an interesting stat about the Bears defense last year, and talks about the two new defensive coaches in town.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence was joined in studio by Aggrey Sam, Chicago Bulls beat reporter for CSNChicago.com and also discussed a piece from GQ about the rise of "jerk parents" in youth sports.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/15/14

    July 16, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence was joined in studio by Chicago Bulls beat reporter for CSNChicago.com, Aggrey Sam for the full sixty minutes to talk all things Bulls.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 4 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the final hour, Laurence talks about the MLB All-Star Game, what he hated about Fox Sports 1 from over the weekend, and the World Cup.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 3 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In this hour, Laurence talks to John Schuhmann of NBA.com about the Bulls moves in free agency and also gets into his excitement for football season to begin.
  • Laurence Holmes - Hour 2 - 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the second hour, Laurence talks about whether the current pieces on the Bulls are enough to win and talks to David Schuster about the signing of Pau Gasol, as well as Melo's decision.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/14/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence talked about the Bulls missing out on Carmelo Anthony and if Bulls fans overrate the team and their most recent "success."
  • Laurence Holmes hour 2 7/10/14

    July 11, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today Laurence discussed Carmelo Anthony with Sun Times writer Joe Cowley and answered caller's questions about Bulls free agency.
  • Laurence Holmes hour 1 7/10/14

    July 11, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today Laurence discussed all the moving parts in NBA free agency and Carmelo possibly regaining interest in joining the Bulls.

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