Trubisky Must Return, Troy Machir Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-19-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down the Bears’ tough loss to Minnesota, and explain why Mitchell Trubisky should once again start under center. I also catch up with Troy Machir, Senior Content Manager for Rush Street Interactive and the BetRivers Sportsbook (25:34)! We discuss the most lucrative CFB and NFL […]

Cubs Begin The Rebuild, Ryan Dempster Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-17-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I celebrate the Cubs’ decision to begin their second rebuild, and look forward to the team’s future. I also catch up with Ryan Dempster, former MLB All-Star pitcher, MLB Network analyst, and host of Off the Mound on Marquee Sports Network! We discuss the tough ending to […]

Russell Westbrook Hits The Market, Derrick Goold Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-16-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I analyze Russell Westbrook’s desire to leave Houston, and explain why contenders will refuse to trade for him. I also catch up with Derrick Goold, St. Louis Cardinals Beat Writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (21:17)! We discuss the White Sox’s hiring of Tony La Russa, and […]

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 […]

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