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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March 14, 2014Sports Illustrated Media Critic Richard Deitsch joins the guys and talks about how ESPN Commentator Brent Musburger will be replaced on ESPN Saturday Night Football. The guys talk about golf and how a certain coarse could make a difference for a golfer.
March 14, 2014Packer Beat Writer Tyler Dunne discusses M.D. Jennings with the guys and Lions Radio Color Commentator Jim Brandstatter talks about Willie Young with the guys and his impact on the d-line. Are the Bears in trouble on defense still, even with the new signings? Mainly pertaining to the Safety position. How many more moves do the Bears need to make?
March 13, 2014The 2nd and final hour of Mac and Spiegs (show cut short due to Illini bball) had the boys talking more Bears, including reaction to the signing of Willie Young from Detroit to play DE.
March 13, 2014The first hour of Thursday's McNeil and Spiegel show featured talk about the Bears free agent signings and a chat with Steve Konroyd from CSN Chicago about the Blackhawks loss last night.
March 12, 2014In the fourth and final hour of the show Spiegs and Rozner continue to break down the Bears' needs on defense and talk with Brad Biggs about the players they have signed.
March 12, 2014In the third hour of the show Spiegs and Rozner talk with Steve Stone about the White Sox and the prospects they may bring north. They also talk about the Bulls with Mark Schanowski and how Phil Jackson can impact the Knicks if he joins the organization.
March 12, 2014In the second hour of the show Spiegs and Rozner continue their discussion of NFL free agency with Mike Florio. They also discuss some older pass rushers that are on the market and which players can help the Bears' defense.
March 12, 2014In the first hour of the show Spiegs and Rozner discuss Julius Peppers' career as a Bear and is he lived up to his contract. They also talk with George Atkinson about new Bear Lamarr Houston
March 11, 2014The 4th and final hour of the show featured more discussion on what the Bears might do in free agency, plus interviews with Bruce Levine on spring training and Mike Caplan on the weather coming into the area.
March 11, 2014Bulls TV play-by-play man Neil Funk joined the guys to preview tonight's Bulls/Spurs game and talk about the state of the Bulls as the season winds down.
March 11, 2014The third hour of the McNeil and Spiegel show featured more Bears and NFL free agency discussion. They also had a chat with Bulls play-by-play man Neil Funk on the state of the team.
March 11, 2014Tribune Bears beat writer Brad Biggs joined the boys to preview what he thinks Phil Emery and the Bears will do in free agency when it begins.
March 11, 2014A busy 2nd hour of the Mac and Spiegs show featured a chat with Hawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville about the rest of the season. They also talked Bears and NFL free agency with Brad Biggs.
March 11, 2014The first hour of Tuesday's McNeil and Spiegel show featured lots of NFL talk regarding the Bears and free agency. They also talked about the finale of Season 1 of "True Detective."
March 11, 2014Blackhawks Head Coach Joel Quenneville joined the boys to discuss the Blackhawks season, bringing up some younger players, and their upcoming matchup with Pittsburgh.
March 10, 2014In the fourth and final hour of the show Mac and Spiegs break down the final episode of True Detective. They also continue to discuss what Bears are going to do during free agency.
March 10, 2014In the third hour of the show Mac and Spiegs talk Bulls and if Joakim Noah is an MVP caliber player with Steve Aschburner. They also discuss Bears defensive needs and who they should target in both free agency and the draft.
March 10, 2014In the second hour of the show Mac and Spiegs talk Bears free agency with Hub Arkush. They also talk with Dave 'Softy' Mahler about Michael Bennett's play in Seattle.
March 10, 2014In the first hour of the show Mac and Spiegs talk about the Bulls' overtime victory over the Heat. They also discuss the Blackhawks' win over the Sabres and if they Bears should really go after Michael Bennett in free agency.
March 7, 2014The guys talk about Season 1 of the 'True Detective' series.
March 7, 2014Bruce Levine updates Spring Training for both teams. White Sox Reliever Ronald Belisario arrives at camp tomorrow. Starter John Danks pitched well through three innings yesterday. The Cubs want more out of Starter Jeff Samardzija. Joakim Noah is up for MVP consideration. The Bulls offense and defense runs through him. The Bulls next six games at home is the
March 7, 2014Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman discusses the current state of the Blackhawks and what he expects of the team moving forward. He mentions the value of maintaining players who have strong chemistry with the team instead of trading them away for new players. Is Mike Trout the face of baseball? Recap of the Bowman interview. Brian Urlacher is at Angels C
March 7, 2014The impact that Tommy John surgery has had on MLB players and how it helped them produce afterwards. How Dr. Frank Jobe influenced the MLB for years. Kansas basketball player Cliff Alexander talk about how he accidentally put on an Illinois cap when he made his decision to play for Kansas. Talk about the show ‘True Detective’.
March 7, 2014How the Blackhawks have adjusted since the Stadium Series game. Coach Q has the ability to mix up the lines consistently. Do long-tenured players deserve to be critical of their former teams after they’ve already retired or moved on to another team. Who will the Bears new kickoff and punt returner be? The activeness of the NHL Trade Deadline.
March 6, 2014In the final hour of the show Matt and Barry go in-depth on the talks of the NFL considering to pass a rule banning a racial slur. They also talk a bit about the HBO show True Detective.
The Blackhawks’ explosive offense is no secret to those who watch them play on a regular basis. Chicago fills the net more than any team in the NHL.
Friday, the National Hockey League announced a pair of honors for two members of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jay Cutler and the Bears have cemented their bond, for years to come.
Patrick Kane is the lone Blackhawk representative on the squad.
(WSCR) – Here are your weekly over/under’s for the Sunday Night game between the Bears and Eagles. Print them out and play along. OVER/UNDERS — FOR BEARS AT PHILLY: Unseasonably warm in Philadelphia this weekend [...]
In the NHL (and most other sports), rivalries are grown and cultivated by playoff series.
On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they had activated winger Bryan Bickell from injured reserve.
The Browns choked away a 12 point lead at the two minute warning last week in New England
Was biggest blown lead at two minute warning since:
Bears vs. Browns in 2001. The James Allen hail mary followed by the Mike Brown pick-6.
Does this game get mentioned or referenced. O/u for 2001 references: 0.5
Spiegs – Over Laurence – Under
Who stops the run?
Bears have allowed 1231 rush yards over last 6 games (205.1 per)
DeMarco Murray 3 rush TD last week – Cowboys average just 85.1 per game though
O/U for Cowboys Rush Yards: 150.5
Spiegs – Under Laurence – Over
Here are your weekly Over/Unders for Bears vs. Rams:
Find out who Spiegs, Laurence, Zawaski, Finfer and Shep all picked in this week’s confidence picks.
Who do Matt, Laurence, Ben, Jay and Shep like this weekend? Find out here.
Ndamukong Suh is a dirty player, no doubt about it
Couple infamous hits on Jay Cutler over the years
Does Fox show any of them in a quick montage?
O/U for Highlights of questionable Ndamukong Suh plays 1.5
Bears have to get pressure on Rodgers, plain and simple.
Here are the Mac and Spiegs Week 8 confidence picks
(WSCR) – Here are this week’s Over/Unders, done weekly by The McNeil and Spiegel Show: Robert Griffin, III Carries: 7.5 Mac – Over Spiegs – Over Jon Bostic Plays on the Field: 35.5 [...]
(WSCR) – Week 7 of The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s confidence picks listed below. Can Mac make some ground up this week?
T-1. Finfer: 556
T-1. Spiegs: 556
3. Shep: 553
4. Jay: 520
5. Mac: 513
(WSCR) – The McNeil and Spiegel Show took a hit in their mission of getting to Las Vegas for the NFL’s Championship weekend as they lost on both Oklahoma and the Broncos last week. This week’s proposals for Who Do You Love are below. Vote for your best pick at the bottom!
Ravens +1.5 at Steelers
I know the Ravens aren’t very good right now but do you really think Pittsburgh is capable of winning two games in a row right now? I’m not sold. Give me John Harbaugh’s crew to bounce back.
The McNeil and Spiegel Show handed out their weekly game balls for the Bears 27-21 win over the Giants Thursday night. Agree with who they gave it to? Disagree? Someone else deserve a vote or two?
Voting (3 pts for 1st, 2 for 2nd, 1 for 3rd):
15 Points and the Game Ball Winner – Jay Cutler
Saints +2.5 at Patriots
The Saints are the best road team in football over the last 5 seasons and New England still has a damn long way to go even with Gronk coming back. The Saints are in the conversation for best team in the NFL and get another road win in this one.