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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 4 - 7/22/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the final hour of the show, Spiegs and Miller replays the interview earlier with former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 7/22/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the final hour of the show, Spiegs and Miller replays the interview earlier with former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/22/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the third hour of the show, the guys continue Chicago Bears talk with beat reporter Dan Wiederer from the Chicago Tribune.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/22/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the second hour of the show, the guys talked to former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher about various topics regarding his relationship with Jay Cutler and if he misses the game of football since retiring.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 7/22/14

    July 22, 2014

    In the first hour of the show, the guys talked White Sox baseball with Bill Melton and delved into football; asking listeners is Jay Cutler really worth all of the money the Bears gave him for seven years?
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 7/21/14

    July 21, 2014

    The man behind the phrase, “give me the hot sauce”, Stacey King, color analyst for Bulls Television chatted with the boys. Stacy says that he will let Mirotic’s nickname come to him. Stacey also believes Thibodeau will have to change his coaching style in order for the Bulls to have postseason success.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/21/14

    July 21, 2014

    Spiegel and Rozner, live from Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove for the Special Kids Network’s Celebrity Golf Outing, are joined by a who’s who of guests. First, the guys check in with SCORE baseball insider Bruce Levine. Then, the guys sit down with Neil Funk, play-by-plan man for Bulls Television. And finally, they visit with former Big League pitche
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/21/14

    July 21, 2014

    Live from the Special Kids Network’s 15th annual Celebrity Golf Outing at Twin Orchard Country Club, Spiegel and Rozner discuss the fading Tiger Woods and his disappointing weekend at the British. Also, Spiegel shares a peculiar episode from yesterday’s Rangers and Blue Jays game between the two Colbys.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 7/21/14

    July 21, 2014

    The midday show broadcasts live today on site of a very special event. Spiegel and the Daily Herald’s Barry Rozner are live from Twin Orchard Country Club in Long Grove, home of the 15th annual Celebrity Golf Outing. The boys kick off the program with an intriguing conversation regarding how Spiegel should approach his son’s baseball fandom. Also, the guys d
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 7/18/14

    July 18, 2014

    Spiegel and Abbatacola begin the final hour with a debate on where the NFL Draft should be if it were to land in Chicago next spring. McCormick Place? Chicago Theatre? Then, the guys air the live Pau Gasol press conference to close out the program.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/1814

    July 18, 2014

    The two Matts hit three out of four of the main Chicago sports with a visit with Len Kasper on the Cubs, a call with the SCORE’s Zach Zaidman with a Bears training camp preview, and the playing of the Bulls live press conference with new big man Nikola Mirotic.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/18/14

    July 18, 2014

    Spiegel and Abbatacola shift their attention to da Bears during the second hour. They are joined live in studio by new SCORE Bears analyst Patrick Mannelly. The long time long snapper provides insight into the coaching mind of Marc Trestman along with other interesting tales. The guys also analyze the job Phil Emery has done so far as GM.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 7/18/14

    July 18, 2014

    For one more time this week on SCORE middays, two Matts one show, as Matt Spiegel and Matt Abbatacola open the program with conversation on a plethora of topics. They include the Bulls advancing to the quarterfinals down in the Vegas summer league, Javier Baez killing it last night at Round Rock, as well as the Hawks locking up Kane and Toews.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 7/17/14

    July 17, 2014

    In the final hour of the show, the crew talked to Hub Arkush of ChicagoFootball.com about the upcoming Chicago Bears training camp next week.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/17/14

    July 17, 2014

    In the third hour of the show, the Matt’s talked to Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks about his recent contract extension.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/17/14

    July 17, 2014

    In the second hour of the show, the guys are joined in studio by rock producer Steve Albini and poker players Brandon Shack-Harris and Matt Grapenthien. They talked about what it takes to make money playing in the World Series of Poker.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 7/17/14

    July 17, 2014

    In the first hour of the show, the guys talked about the chemistry between Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews in relation to the best duos in sports that came from the same organization.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 7/16/14

    July 16, 2014

    Spiegel and Abbatacola wrap up the program by returning to conversation regarding last night’s All-Star game. The guys share their thoughts of the broadcasters’ performance. They were underwhelmed with Harold Reynold’s analysis as well as Erin Andrews’ post-game interview with Mike Trout.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/16/14

    July 16, 2014

    Spiegel and Abbatacola return to baseball chatter and are joined by SCORE baseball expert Steve Stone. Steve expresses his thoughts regarding last night’s All-Star game as well as addressing the Sun –Times Story that Ozzie is interested in returning to the Sox fold. Also, CSN’s Mark Schanowski checks in to review the Bulls’ latest off-season moves.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/16/14

    July 16, 2014

    During the ten o’clock hour, Spiegel and Abbatacola turn to the NFL and pay their weekly visit to Mike Florio of ProFootball Talk. Mike and the boys share a passionate debate on the controversy of parents allowing their sons to play football. Also, the guys bid adieu to Carlos Boozer.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1 - 7/16/14

    July 16, 2014

    Two Matts, one show continues on this Wednesday, as Matt Spiegel and Matt Abbatacola share their favorite moments of last night’s All-Star game. The guys also note their disappointment that there was no tribute for Tony Gwynn or Don Zimmer. Also, Mets outfielder and Chicago native Curtis Granderson joins the boys.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour X - 7/15/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the final hour of the show, the guys talked Chicago Bulls summer league action and free-agency with CSN Chicago’s Bulls beat reporter Aggrey Sam.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/15/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the third hour of the show, the Matt’s dived into NBA free-agency and also took callers discussing some of the Chicago Bulls offseason moves thus far.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 7/15/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the third hour of the show, the guys talked Chicago Bulls summer league action and free-agency with CSN Chicago’s Bulls beat reporter Aggrey Sam.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2 - 7/15/14

    July 15, 2014

    In the second hour of the show, the guys talked to the Houston Astros “Director of Pro Scouting” Kevin Goldstein about various topics from recruiting to different attendance numbers throughout the years.

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670 The Score–10/25/2013

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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

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Week 3 Confidence Picks

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

670 The Score–09/19/2013

Ed Hochuli. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bears vs. Vikings – Over/Unders

The McNeil and Spiegel Show offers you a way to play along with Sunday’s Bears/Vikings game that you just won’t find anywhere else. Print these out and play along with your friends!

670 The Score–09/13/2013

The McNeil and Spiegel Show loves the Ravens -7 this Sunday vs. the Browns.

Who Do You Love – Week 2

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