Nick Shepkowski

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Jon Lester’s Been What The Cubs Have Needed Him To Be

Jon Lester’s isn’t always throwing like a $155-million man, but he’s a huge reason the Cubs are in contention.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

White Sox right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Explaining Jeff Samardzija’s Struggles

Samardzija’s fastball has regressed, and his slider is no longer a reliable weapon.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2015

Bulls general manager Gar Forman. (Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Bulls’ Front Office Must Be Held Accountable

The tenures of John Paxson and Gar Forman have constantly ended in disappointment.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015

Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, left, and Joakim Noah celebrate. (Getty Images)

Listen: Shepkowski’s Tribute To Cleveland Tourism

Does anyone like going to Cleveland?

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Why Rush Starlin Castro Out Of Town?

Just because Addison Russell’s in the pipeline doesn’t mean Castro doesn’t have a role in the long term.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, center. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Chicago Baseball Over/Unders

How many homers is Jose Abreu hitting this season?

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 4: Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Milwaukee Brewers hits a three-run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the seventh inning of the game on June 4, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Brewers 6-4.

Shepkowski: 2015 Is A Farewell to Underappreciated Cub

Aramis Ramirez was a key part of some Cubs teams that found success.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2015

670 The Score

The Midday Show — SNL Draft Results

Who won the Midday Show’s SNL skit draft?

CBS Chicago–02/16/2015

John Fox, left. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Bears, Please Be The Fox-Catcher

Each argument against hiring John Fox is dumber than the last.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 15

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 14

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 12

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 11

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 10

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

Former Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Is Against Marc Trestman

If you’re hoping to compete for a Super Bowl, we can learn a lot from a coach’s first two years.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 9

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 8

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 7

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 6

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–10/09/2014

The Spiegel and Mannelly Show

Spiegs & Mannelly Furious Five — Week 5

The crew of the Spiegel and Mannelly Show is partaking in a confidence pool contest.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2014

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