The Bulls Take Patrick Williams, Bob Carpenter Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-23-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul breaks down the Bulls’ selection of Patrick Williams in the NBA Draft, and what it could mean for the team’s future. He also catches up with Bob Carpenter, TV voice of the Washington Nationals and creator of the Bob Carpenter Scorebook (15:04)! They discuss […]

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 […]

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