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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

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  • 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.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    Matt Abbatacola sits in for Spiegel, and in the 3rd hour the guys talked some Bulls with Mark Schanowski from CSN Chicago. They also talked about the Blackhawks/Blues playoff series.
  • Mike Florio with McNeil and Spiegel - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio joins McNeil and Abbatacola for a chat on the NFL draft and what the 49ers might do with Aldon Smith.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    The 2nd hour of the McNeil and Spiegel show (with Matt Abbatacola in for Spiegel) featured more White Sox talk and a conversation with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk on Aldon Smith's legal troubles and latest on the NFL draft.
  • Darren Pang with McNeil and Spiegel - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    St. Louis Blues TV analyst Darren Pang joined McNeil and Abbatacola to preview the Blues/Blackhawks playoff series.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 4-16-14

    April 16, 2014

    With Matt Abbatacola sitting in for Spiegel, the guys talked about the White Sox win last night, and they previewed the Blues/Blackhawks playoff series with Darren Pang.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 4 - 4/15/14

    April 15, 2014

    In the final hour of the show the guys listed who in the sports world they would like to slap for their faces.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 3 - 4/15/14

    April 15, 2014

    In the third hour of the show today the guys talked briefly on the NHL playoff matchups and discussed the Masters tournament with Teddy Greenstein of the Chicago Tribune.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 2 - 4/15/14

    April 15, 2014

    In the second hour of the show today the guys talked with Bill Melton about the White Sox season so far and what to expect from the upcoming game later tonight. They also discussed round 1 of the NHL playoff series between the Blackhawks and the Blues with Steve Konroyd from Comcast SportsNet.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 1- 4/15/14

    April 15, 2014

    In the first hour of the show today the guys talked about the lack of fan attendance at US Cellular Field and possible reasons fans don't go.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 4 - 4/14/14

    April 14, 2014

    In the final hour of the show today the guys talked about a prank on Jeff Francoeur, asked which athletes you'd want to slap, and had conversations with Bruce Levine and Hawks LW Bryan Bickell.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 3 - 4/14/14

    April 14, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked about getting a new temporary announcer for Hawk, record holders for Cubs steals, and changing Starlin Castro.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 2 - 4/14/14

    April 14, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys talked to David Dusek of Golf Week about the Masters and had a conversation with Brad Lee of St. Louis Game Time about the Blues.
  • McNeil and Abbatacola - Hour 1 - 4/14/14

    April 14, 2014

    Matt Abbatacola sat in for Spiegel and in the first hour of the show the guys talked about Bubba Watson's 2nd Master victory, the play and wardrobe of Jordan Spieth, fighting Matt Kuchar, and missing out on Tiger.
  • Spiegel and Schanowski - Hour 4 - 4/11/14

    April 11, 2014

    In the final hour of the show today the guys talked to Bruce Levine about the Cubs and Sox, went over the Roger Clemens MVP baseball lineups, and got to know Mark Schanowski a little better.
  • Spiegel and Schanowski - Hour 2 - 4/11/14

    April 11, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys talked about old school video games like RBI Baseball and had a conversation with Will Perdue about the Bulls.

Recent Articles & Blog Posts

All five members of the show expect Peyton Manning to get the best of Tom Brady in Sunday's showdown.  (Photo Courtesy of Getty Images)

Confidence Picks – Week 12

Find out who Spiegs, Laurence, Zawaski, Finfer and Shep all picked in this week’s confidence picks.

670 The Score–11/21/2013

The show loves the Colts at home over the Rams.  (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Confidence Picks – Week 10

Who do Matt, Laurence, Ben, Jay and Shep like this weekend? Find out here.

11/08/2013

Alshon Jeffery catches a pass against the Lions. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Over/Unders for Bears vs. Lions – Week 10

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

11/08/2013

Will Aaron Rodgers go off tonight against the Bears?  (Credit: Getty Images)

Bears vs. Packers – Over/Unders

Bears have to get pressure on Rodgers, plain and simple.

11/04/2013

Nobody thinks the Jaguars will win...yet again

Week 8 Confidence Picks

Here are the Mac and Spiegs Week 8 confidence picks

670 The Score–10/25/2013

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears/Redskins Over/Unders

(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 [...]

10/20/2013

The McNeil and Spiegel Show is collectively torn on whether or not the Bears defeat Washington on Sunday.  (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Week 7 Confidence Picks

(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

670 The Score–10/17/2013

Andy Reid.
(Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Who Do You Love Proposals – Week 7

(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!

Mac:
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.

670 The Score–10/17/2013

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears/Giants Game Ball Voting

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

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Someone on the panel thinks OU beating up on Texas this weekend is the play of the year in college football.  Do you agree? (Credit: Getty Images)

Week 6 Who Do You Love Proposals

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.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

The Mac and Spiegs Show unanimously has the Broncos beating Jacksonville for the maximum amount of points.

Week 6 Confidence Picks

WEEK 6 CONFIDENCE PICKS:

FINFER: 463
SHEP: 456
SPIEGS: 454
JAY Z: 433
MAC: 430

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Jimmy Graham of course factors into this week's Over/Unders with Mac and Spiegs

Over/Unders for Bears vs. Saints

Rob Ryan has given the Saints hope for 2013
Was a former Ballboy for the Bears when Buddy, his dad was a coach
O/U for mentions of “ballboy”: 0.5
Mac – Under Spiegs – Over

670 The Score–10/04/2013

Carlos Hyde.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Who Do You Love – Week 5 Submissions

The McNeil and Spiegel Show is headed to Vegas!

OK…maybe they’re headed to Vegas. Check out their submissions for week 5 action as they try to earn a January trip out west!

670 The Score–10/03/2013

All five members of the Mac and Spiegs Show have the Saints walking out victorious in Soldier Field. (Credit: Getty Images)

Week 5 Confidence Picks

Week 5 of the NFL season is upon us and The McNeil and Spiegel Show has their weekly confidence picks ready to go!

10/03/2013

Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rushes against the Chicago Bears. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Over/Unders for Bears at Lions

The Bears and Lions do battle in week four, get your wagers here that you’ll likely not find anywhere in Vegas!

670 The Score–09/29/2013

The Jaguars are horrible.  And The McNeil and Spiegel Show is trying to take advantage of them.

Who Do You Love – Week 4

Cardinals +2.5 at Bucs
The benching of Josh Freeman is fine and all but announcing it so late in the week has allowed very little practice time for Mike Glennon with Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams. Glennon may go on to be a fine NFL quarterback but the Bucs offense struggles mightily here.

670 The Score–09/26/2013

The show loves the Colts at home over the Rams.  (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Week Four NFL Confidence Picks

15 – Colts over Jags
14 – Broncos over Eagles
13 – Ravens over Bills
12 – Redskins over Raiders
11 – Saints over Dolphins

670 The Score–09/26/2013

Jay Cutler and the Bears look to move to 3-0 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Sunday night. (Credit: Getty Images)

Over/Unders for Bears vs. Steelers

Mac – Under Spiegs – Under

252 total yards on year – 138 Rush, 114 Receiving
Bears have 742 total yards from scrimmage this year
Works out to be 33.9% of total offense
O/U for Matt Forte’s Percentage of Bears Total Offense on Sunday: 33.3%
Mac – Under Spiegs – Over

670 The Score–09/20/2013

If the Falcons fall this weekend the show pot will be in free-fall.

Who Do You Love – Week 3

Who do you like against the number this weekend? The Mac and Spiegs Show offers their showpot propositions in hopes of one day getting a trip to Las Vegas.

670 The Score–09/19/2013

The Mac and Spiegs Show as a whole is counting on Russell Wilson to look like an all-pro versus the lowly Jaguars. (Credit: Getty Images)

Week 3 Confidence Picks

The Mac and Spiegel Show’s Confidence Picks are in for week 3/

670 The Score–09/19/2013