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 […]

The Bears Have An Identity, Mark Medina Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-20-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why the Bears quarterback controversy means nothing for the team’s future outlook. I also catch up with Mark Medina, national NBA reporter for USA TODAY! We recap the NBA Finals, and touch on the now infamous LeBron vs. Jordan debate. We also talk about impending […]

Renteria Fired Too Soon, Richard Justice Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-16-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why the White Sox made a big mistake in firing Rick Renteria. I also catch up with Richard Justice, MLB.com columnist and MLB Network contributor (19:14)! We discuss the current MLB Postseason picture, and make World Series predictions. We also further get into Rick Renteria’s […]

LeBron Is Not The G.O.A.T., JJ Stankevitz Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-13-20

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why LeBron James is still not the G.O.A.T., despite winning his fourth NBA Finals Championship on Sunday. I also catch up with JJ Stankevitz, Chicago Bears Beat Reporter, and host of the Under Center Podcast for NBC Sports Chicago (18:49)! We discuss the Bears’ win […]

Bears Defense Takes Down Bucs, Mark Schanowski Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 10-12-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I explain why the Bears’ defense, and NOT Nick Foles, deserves the credit behind their big win over Tampa Bay. I also catch up with Mark Schanowski, Bulls analyst for NBC Sports Chicago, host of the Sharp Shooters podcast, and host of White Sox Pre/Post coverage on WGN Radio! […]

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