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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 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.
  • Spiegel and Schanowski - Hour 1 - 4/11/14

    April 11, 2014

    Mark Schanowski of Comcast Sportsnet sat in for Mac and in the 1st hour of the show the guys talked about how the Blues recent collapse will affect the Hawks, offseason options for the Bulls, Jose Abreu's 2nd multi-HR game, and how Shep was right about Avisail Garcia's season-ending injury.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4 - 4/10/14

    April 10, 2014

    In the 4th hour of the show today the guys talked to Chicago Bulls guard, Jimmy Butler. The guys also talked about the Bulls playoff chances.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/10/14

    April 10, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked to Len Kasper about the Cubs farm system; talked to Steve Konroyd about Blackhawks and upcoming playoffs.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 2- 4/10/14

    April 10, 2014

    In the 2nd hour of the show today the guys talked to Blackhawks owner, Rocky Wirtz and SI columnist, Richard Deitsch.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 1- 4/10/14

    April 10, 2014

    In the 1st hour of the show today the guys talked about The White Sox game from last night and Avisail García injury: Also talked Cubs prospect and future
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 4- 4/9/14

    April 9, 2014

    In the 4th hour of the show today the guys talked about why Barry loves the Masters, Javier Baez getting thrown out of a game, and then getting in an altercation with Eli Whiteside, and the effects of the MLB new replay rules so far.
  • The McNeil and Spiegel Show - Hour 3 - 4/9/14

    April 9, 2014

    In the 3rd hour of the show today the guys talked about Tom Thibodeau's ability to take a guy off the street, and turn him inot a viable option. They also talk about the accomplishments of Derek Jeter, Yu Darvish's record, and are joined by, musician, Jason Narducy.

Recent Articles & Blog Posts

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

Who Do You Love – Week 2

Are you one who wagers on the National Football League? Find out who Mac and Spiegs and company are taking in their matchups this weekend.

09/12/2013

The New England Patriots are one of the highest valued picks by the Mac and Spiegs show this weekend. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Week 2 Confidence Picks

Who wins the 16 NFL games this weekend? Find out how The Mac and Spiegs crew thing week two will play out.

670 The Score–09/12/2013

(Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Who Do You Love – Week 1 Results

The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s Showpot had a tough go over the weekend.

09/09/2013

Bo Jackson. (Getty Images)

Recap: McNeil & Spiegel Tecmo Super Bowl Draft

The boys had a little fun today with a Tecmo Super Bowl Draft.

670 The Score–07/03/2013

Alex Rios. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Rios: ‘It’s Just A Matter Of Time’

With the White Sox reaching new lows seemingly every day, it’s no secret that a number of players could be on new teams very soon.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2013

Michael Frolik  and Brandon Saad  celebrate after Johnny Oduya #27 (not pictured) scored a goal in the third period against goalie Tuukka Rask (L) #40 of the Boston Bruins in Game One of the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Final (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Beat Bruins 4-3 In 3OT Cup Opener

Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.

06/13/2013

Brent Seabrook shoots the game-winning goal.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Where’s Your Swagger, Hawks Fans?

The Blackhawks won the President’s Trophy for the best record in the league. In fact, had the season not been shortened by a lockout, the Hawks were on pace to tie the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens’ record for total points in a season (132).

06/10/2013

Football Generic

Video: World’s Greatest Long Snapper?

You probably don’t know Zach Smith, but he might be the greatest long snapper in the world.

670 The Score–06/04/2013

Antti Raanta. (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Sign Antti Raanta To One-Year Deal

The Blackhawks announced today they have signed goaltender Antti Raanta on a one-year contract.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

Photo: Mick Jagger Around Town In Chicago

With the Rolling Stones putting on three concerts in Chicago over seven days, Mick Jagger has had some time to kill in the Windy City.

670 The Score–05/31/2013

Marian Hossa celebrates with Patrick Sharp. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Stanley Cup Tickets On Sale Friday

The Blackhawks announced today that single-game tickets for potential 2013 Stanley Cup Final home contests will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 31 at 12:00 p.m.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

Pierre McGuire.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

GIF: Henrik Zetterberg Blows Off Pierre McGuire

Seconds after the conclusion of the third period in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Blackhawks and Red Wings, NBC Sports reporter Pierre McGuire tried to buy a minute of Henrik Zetterberg’s time.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

Members of the Chicago Blackhawks mob teammate Brent Seabrook after Seabrook scored the game-winning goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals. (Credit: Johnathan Daniel, Getty)

Spiegel: Over/Under Results From Blackhawks-Red Wings Game 7

Here are the over/under results from last night’s Blackhawks-Red Wings Game 7.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

Corey Crawford

Zawaski: 7 Reasons To Believe In The Blackhawks

As I sit here, nervously awaiting the start of Game 7, I find myself wavering between total confidence and extreme fear and panic.

05/29/2013

Bryan Bickell

Spiegel: Game 7 Preparations & Over/Unders

The Red Wings and Blackhawks meet tonight for a Game 7, for just the third time ever and the first since 1965.

670 The Score–05/29/2013

Kyuji Fujikawa. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cubs Reliever Fujikawa To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

In a blow to their bullpen, Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

Patrick Sharp tries to drive around Niklas Kronwall. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NHL Sets Conference Finals Schedules

As the Blackhawks prepare to take on the Red Wings for a crucial Game 7 at the United Center tonight, the NHL has set the schedules for the Eastern & Western Conference Finals.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

Roger Goodell at the NFL Draft. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NFL Pushes Draft Back To May

As expected the NFL has pushed the draft back to May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

Pavel Datsyuk.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Detroit News, Detroit Free Press Publish Same Reaction To Red Wings Loss

After the Red Wings’ loss, both The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press shared the same reaction.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2013

Nick Shepkowski wearing a Detroit Red Wings' Steve Yzerman jersey. (Courtesy Jay Zawaski/670 The Score)

Photo: Shepkowski Wearing A Red Wings Jersey Today

Nick Shepkowski isn’t happy with Jonathan Toews after the captain took three penalties in less than six minutes last night and failed to score in the Blackhawks’ 2-0 loss to the Red Wings.

05/24/2013