The Bears’ Snowball Effect, Dave Wills Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-11-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down the Bears’ loss to Tennessee on Sunday, and explain why their offense, specifically, points to the snowball effect. I also catch up with Dave Wills, radio voice of the Tampa Bay Rays (22:08)! We discuss the Rays’ 2020 season, including their incredible World Series […]

Tim Anderson Stirs The Pot, Dan Hampton Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-9-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I analyze Tim Anderson’s comments on the White Sox’s hiring of Tony La Russa, and explain what they mean for the team’s future. I also catch up with Dan Hampton, Hall of Fame defensive tackle, Super Bowl Champion, and Chicago Bears contributor to WGN Radio! We discuss […]

La Russa Won’t Work With Sox, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-5-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why Tony La Russa will not work with the White Sox, although it won’t necessarily be his fault. I also catch up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (19:50)! We further discuss the team’s decision to hire Tony La Russa, and assess […]

Matt Nagy vs. Marc Trestman, Bob Nightengale Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-3-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down the Bears’ loss to New Orleans, plus assess Matt Nagy’s eerie similarities to Marc Trestman. I also catch up with Bob Nightengale, Senior MLB Columnist for USA TODAY, and MLB Network Insider (18:57)! We discuss the White Sox’s hiring of Tony La Russa, and what […]

Analytics Have Ruined Baseball, Governor Rod Blagojevich Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-30-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the Rays’ decision to “trust” the analytics in the World Series, and explain why it actually benefits the game moving forward. I also catch up with Governor Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois and host of the Lightning Rod Podcast (23:06)! We discuss the current […]

Two Quick Bears Fixes, Ryan Dempster Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-28-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down the Bears’ loss to Los Angeles on Monday night, and explain why they’re two quick fixes away from being back on track. I also catch up with Ryan Dempster, former MLB All-Star pitcher, MLB Network analyst, and host of Off the Mound on Marquee Sports […]

Another Cubs Scapegoat, Dr. Willie Wilson Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-26-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why the Cubs’ firing of Assistant Hitting Coach Terrmel Sledge makes him the team’s newest scapegoat. I also catch up with Dr. Willie Wilson, noted businessman and philanthropist, and independent candidate for Illinois’s United States Senate seat (21:35)! We discuss why he entered the race, […]

Baseball Will Never Be The Same, Dan Hampton Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-23-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why baseball’s “temporary” new rules are becoming permanent, and how that stands to ruin the game come next year. I also catch up with Dan Hampton, Hall of Fame defensive tackle, Super Bowl Champion, and Chicago Bears contributor to WGN Radio (20:27)! We discuss the […]

Baker Is Not A Bust, Jim McMahon Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-21-20)

Jon Zaghloul 2

On today’s show, I address the unnecessary hate surrounding Baker Mayfield’s current performance in Cleveland. I also catch up with Jim McMahon, Super Bowl-winning quarterback and subject of a new documentary entitled Mad Mac (16:34)! We discuss the direction of the NFL today, and the league’s recent shift in championing […]

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