Philip Rivers’ Hall of Fame Case, Christina Kahrl Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 12-17-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul breaks down Philip Rivers’ Hall of Fame case, and his overall legacy within NFL circles. Jon also catches up with Christina Kahrl, Senior MLB Editor at ESPN and BBWAA member (16:20)! They discuss Major League Baseball’s decision to formally recognize the Negro Leagues, and […]

Bonds and Clemens Deserve Hall of Fame Bids, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 11-30-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul analyzes the Hall of Fame cases for Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, and explains why they’re deserving of enshrinement. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (17:34)! They discuss the team’s decision to hire Tony La Russa, and […]

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 […]

The Real Reason Behind The NBA’s Ratings Problem, Teddy Greenstein Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 9-9-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address the true cause behind the NBA ratings debacle. Hint: It has NOTHING to do with in-game social justice protests. I also catch up with Teddy Greenstein, Sports Columnist at the Chicago Tribune and BBWAA member (16:44)! We discuss the current Big Ten Football season, and […]

Ray Ratto Talks Astros’ Sign-Stealing Controversy, 49ers Football, Baseball HOF Vote, and More!

Jon Zaghloul

Ray Ratto, host on 95.7 The Game and BBWAA member, joins the show! We discussed the Astros’ sign-stealing controversy, and what it means for the future of Major League Baseball. We also previewed this weekend’s NFC Championship matchup, and determined whether San Francisco has the potential to win Super Bowl […]

Teddy Greenstein Returns to Talk CFB Playoff, Baseball Hall of Fame, and More!

Jon Zaghloul

Teddy Greenstein, Sports Columnist for the Chicago Tribune, returns to the show! We discussed Ohio State’s Big Ten Championship run, and whether the Buckeyes have what it takes to become college football’s number one ranked team. We also talked about Illinois’ surprising six-win season, and Northwestern’s equally surprising nine-loss campaign. […]

Speaking of Players Weekend, An Interesting Note on Nicknames

Jon Zaghloul

The idea is nothing short of genius. Instead of sporting traditional uniforms, Major League Baseball players will boast stylistic, “youth league” garments that will feature iconic nicknames and vibrant color schemes as a part of Player’s Weekend. To complement the ensemble, players will flaunt a patch with a space to […]

Chances for Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

Jon Zaghloul

Following the fervor of last season, in which the BBWAA overwhelmingly selected three former baseball legends to join the likes of Ruth and Mays, this incoming 2017 National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot does not include any “sure-fire” candidates. Out of the thirty-four players eligible for induction, seven are tied […]

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