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The McNeil And Spiegel Show

The McNeil and Spiegel Show on 670 The Score is made up of co-hosts Dan McNeil (@DanMcNeil670) and Matt Spiegel (@MattSpiegel670). Both McNeil and Spiegel have had accomplished careers of their own, but teamed up to take mid-day sports talk to a whole new level. Behind the glass, Jay Zawaski (@JayZawaski670), Ben Finfer (@benfinfer), and Nick Shepkowski (@shep670) are the executive and associate producers for The McNeil and Spiegel Show!

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The McNeil and Spiegel Show

The McNeil and Spiegel Show


  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/24/14

    April 24, 2014

    In this shortened 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked to Len Kasper about the struggling Cubs. He also talked about Wrigley's 100th year celebration.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4/24/14

    April 24, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys talked about the Bears 2014 schedule. They also talk Wrigley Field's 100th Anniversary celebration.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 4/24/14

    April 24, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today the guys talked about Game 4 of the Hawks/Blues series. Steve Konroyd came on to talk about the intensity of the series.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/23/14

    April 23, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked to Steve Stone, former pitcher and current color commentator for the White Sox television broadcast. McNeil and Spiegel also talk about the stellar start to the year for Jason Hammel and White Sox's body language. The guys are also joined by Mark Schanowski from Comcast Sportsnet to talk about what'
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4/23/14

    April 23, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys are joined by Mike Florio to talk all things NFL, they talk about Pujols hitting his 500th career home run, and are joined by Eddie Olczyk to talk about the Blackhawks.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 4/23/14

    April 23, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today the guys talked about the Bulls overtime loss Wednesday night to the Wizards, Tom Thibodeau's stubbornness with his rotations, and the guys are joined by David Schuster to talk more Bulls.
  • 4-22-14 Transition

    April 22, 2014

    4-22-14 Transition
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 4/22/14

    April 22, 2014

    In the final hour of the show the guys had conversations with Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo as well as NHL Hall of Famer and voice of the St. Louis Blues on Fox Sports Midwest Bernie Federko. Sandwiched between those interviews was some Northwestern football and union related talk.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/22/14

    April 22, 2014

    Mac and Spiegs had a jam packed 11 o'clock hour. Topics of discussion included NFL schedule release, Shea McClellin, and some Cubs talk. Bulls play by play TV announcer Neil Funk called in towards the end of the hour to discuss all things Bulls.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4/22/14

    April 22, 2014

    Former White Sox player and current Comcast Sportsnet White Sox analyst Bill Melton checks in with the guys during his weekly segment. He touches base on Chris Sale going to the DL and speeding up the game of baseball.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 4-22-14

    April 22, 2014

    In hour 1 of the show, the guys break down the Hawks game 3 victory
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 4/21/14

    April 21, 2014

    In the final hour of the show, the guys talked about Rick Adelman announcing his retirement, switching up the lines for the Blackhawks, and Mac comes clean about a questionable Eagle.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4/21/14

    April 21, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show the guys talked about an impending Bulls Press Conference that prompted an activation of the DWARS and also talked to Steve Konroyd about the Hawks.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/21/14

    April 21, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show the guys talked about the Cubs and Sox with Bruce Levine, the Bulls with Steve Aschburner, and sifted through some Bears Mock Drafts.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 4/21/14

    April 21, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show the guys talked about this weekend (a.k.a. Mount Suckmore) after playoff losses from the Blackhawks and the Blues as well as Brent Seabrook's 3-game suspension.
  • McNeil and Grote - Hour 4 - 4/18/14

    April 18, 2014

    In the final hour of the show the guys talked some more about the Hawks, Coach Q's "gesture", and had a conversation with Bruce Levine about the Cubs and Sox.
  • McNeil and Grote - Hour 3 - 4/18/14

    April 18, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show the guys talked about the house from the Fugitive, other Harrison Ford movies crashed CreenBayPackersLovers.com, and talked to Brad Biggs about the Bears upcoming draft.
  • McNeil and Grote - Hour 2 - 4/18/14

    April 18, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show the guys made some draft predictions, discussed the offseason moves for the Bears, and talked to Joe Cowley about the Bulls.
  • McNeil and Grote - Hour 1 - 4/18/14

    April 18, 2014

    Grote sits in for Spiegs and In the 1st hour of the show the guys talked about the Hawks opening with a playoff loss against the Blues and had a conversation with Steve Konroyd to discuss the disappointing result.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

    In the 4th hour of the show today the guys talked to Hub Arkush about some of the strongest NFL Draft classes of all time. They also talk to Mark Lazarus about the start of the NHL Playoffs and preview the Blackhawks/Blues matchup.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3- 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked to Len Kasper about the woes and lack of offense from the Cubs. STL Blues, Bernie Federko calls in and previews the playoff matchup between the Blackhawks/Blues.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys talked about NFL Drafts of the past and Bears draft picks of the past. Talks the difference between the NFL draft in the 70's and now.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 4/17/14

    April 17, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today the guys revisited the Red Sox/White Sox game. Eddie Olczyk comes on and previews the Blues/Blackhawks playoff matchup.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    The 4th hour of Mac & Abbatacola had discussions about lots of topics, including a chat with Les Grobstein about historic Blues/Blackhawks playoff matchups.
  • Mark Schanowski with McNeil and Spiegel - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    CSN Chicago's Mark Schanowski joined McNeil and Abbatacola to talk about the Bulls and Eastern conference playoff scenarios.

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