Bulls Blockbuster Trade Rumors, Quentin Richardson Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-25-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the Bulls’ blockbuster trade rumor, which involves the team acquiring Blake Griffin and Derrick Rose in exchange for Thaddeus Young and Otto Porter Jr. This trade would actually make sense for the Bulls, yet the injury histories of both Griffin and Rose should warrant concern. […]

Tim Brando Talks CFB Returning and Sports Media Career! (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-24-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I catch up with Tim Brando, national college football and college basketball broadcaster for FOX Sports. We address college football’s path to resumption this Fall, and whether fans, in some cases, could be allowed inside of stadiums. We also have an in-depth discussion about his career, which […]

Sports’ Returns in Jeopardy, David Samson Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-23-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the most recent uptick in COVID-19 diagnoses across America’s biggest sports, and question whether it’s worth promoting their return. I also catch up with David Samson, former President of the Miami Marlins and host of Nothing Personal on the CBS Sports Podcast Network. We discuss […]

MLB Labor Dispute and Universal DH, Bruce Miles Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-22-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the latest news surrounding the MLB labor dispute, and explain why the universal DH proposal has the potential to permanently ruin the game. I also catch up with Bruce Miles, former Chicago Cubs Beat Writer for The Daily Herald. We discuss Joe Maddon’s legacy here […]

Professor John List Talks Current Economy, Sports Economics, and Career! (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-19-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I catch up with Professor John List, Economics Professor at The University of Chicago, and former Senior Economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers! We discuss the current state of the U.S. economy, and predict when it can return to normal. We also talk about his […]

The NBA Should Not Resume, B.J. Upton Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-18-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the latest developments involving the NBA’s path to resumption, including the criticism from players regarding the “bubble city” model. Unfortunately, it looks as if the association has begun to prioritize money over player safety, and that, in turn, could lead to a further spread of […]

Mitchell Trubisky’s Comments, Reggie Brock & Breven Daugherity Interviews (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-17-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address Mitchell Trubisky’s comments claiming that the Bears are still his team. The truth is, Trubisky is no longer the leader of the Bears, and if anything, his days in Chicago are numbered. I also catch up with Reggie Brock and Breven Daugherity, two Chicago State […]

Mark Schanowski Talks Bulls Basketball, NBA Restart, and Sports Media Career! (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-16-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I catch up with Mark Schanowski, Chicago Bulls analyst at NBC Sports Chicago, for a wide-ranging interview! We discuss the NBA’s plan to resume the season, and the reasoning behind inviting 22 teams down to Orlando. We also recap the Bulls’ season, and take a closer look […]

Resuming the NBA Season, Dave Wills Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-15-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the uncertainty surrounding the resumption of the NBA season, and why, today, players are beginning to speak out against the proposed “bubble city” format. I also catch up with Dave Wills, radio voice of the Tampa Bay Rays! We discuss the Rays’ ability to consistently […]

Reggie Bush’s Reinstatement, Jared Diamond Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-12-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down Reggie Bush’s reinstatement by USC, and explain why his actions, at the time, were widely overblown. I also catch up with Jared Diamond, national baseball writer at The Wall Street Journal. We discussed the latest developments regarding the MLB labor dispute, and the reasoning […]

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