The Spiegel And Parkins Show

Zawaski: With Terror Threats Looming, NHL Should Withdraw From Sochi Games

With safety at risk, NHL players don’t need to go to Sochi.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Shepkowski’s Super Bowl Matchups: Pressuring Manning Easier Said Than Done

Nick Shepkowski continues his week-long look at Super Bowl XLVIII.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2014

Super Bowl Matchup: Beast Mode Meets Pot Roast

By Nick Shepkowski- (CBS) With Super Bowl XLVIII now less than a week away, the McNeil and Spiegel Show will look at different stats throughout the week at that could be the difference in Sunday’s contest.  Today we look at the Seattle running game and if it’ll be able to garner enough yards to take down the […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Blackhawks Recall Pirri From Rockford

By Jay Zawaski- (CBS) Fresh off their first three-game losing streak, the Blackhawks have recalled center Brandon Pirri from Rockford. It’s a move that the Hawks likely would have liked to make sooner, but Pirri was out of action with a lower-body injury. He returned to Rockford this weekend, and the Hawks made the call […]

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Zawaski: Random Thoughts As Blackhawks Hit The Road

With the Blackhawks embarking on a five-game road trip ahead of the Olympic break, they find themselves in unfamiliar territory.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2014

Zawaski: Blackhawks Catching Up With An Old Rival

Remember the Detroit Red Wings?

CBS Chicago–01/22/2014

Zawaski: Bollig Becoming More Than A Fighter

Saturday night, the hockey world was abuzz in the wake of an all-out, slapshot style line-brawl between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks.


Zawaski’s Blackhawks Mailbag: The Return Of Byfuglien?

Jay Zawaski answers your Blackhawks questions in his debut mailbag.


Shepkowski: Brady vs. Manning – The Other Stars Of The Series

Who are the other stars in the Brady-Manning rivalry?

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014

Zawaski: Bickell Can’t Improve If He Doesn’t Play

Bryan Bickell can’t get better if he’s not on the ice.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2014

Shepkowski: Harbaugh, Belichick Join Elite Company

Both Belichick’s Patriots and Harbaugh’s 49ers will be playing on Championship Weekend for the third straight year.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2014

Over/Unders for NFL Divisional Round

Chargers at Broncos – 3:25 Kickoff on Sunday – Nantz and Simms
Phillip Rivers and his bolo tie
He wears them to his post game press conferences, been noted a lot by different media outlets this week
Offices are having “Bolo Tie Friday” this week in honor of it
O/U for different Bolo Ties we See: 3.5


CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Who Do You Love – NFL Divisonal Round

McNeil and Spiegel Show is back at it again, trying to invest money and end up going on a show trip to somewhere warm. Here are their picks for the NFL Playoffs Divisional Round:

Matt Spiegel:
The Chargers are responsible for holding the Broncos to two of their three lowest yardage outputs this year. They do that again and we’ll have a competitive game late into Sunday


Zawaski: Putting The Blackhawks’ Explosive Offense In Perspective

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.


Blackhawks Stacking Regular Season Awards

Friday, the National Hockey League announced a pair of honors for two members of the Chicago Blackhawks.


Spiegel: A Football Marriage, Consummated

Jay Cutler and the Bears have cemented their bond, for years to come.


Kane Named to USA Olympic Hockey Team

Patrick Kane is the lone Blackhawk representative on the squad.  


Bears at Eagles — Over/Unders

(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 High of 68 on Sunday, chance of Thunderstorms and maybe severe one’s Sunday Fast paced Eagles offense + warmer weather […]


Zawaski: Is the Blackhawks-Canucks Rivalry Losing Steam?

In the NHL (and most other sports), rivalries are grown and cultivated by playoff series.


Bryan Bickell

Blackhawks Activate Bickell; Send Morin To Rockford

On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they had activated winger Bryan Bickell from injured reserve.


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