The Cubs Begin To Rebuild, Teddy Greenstein Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 12-31-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, Jon breaks down the Yu Darvish trade, and explains why a Cubs rebuild is necessary for another World Series Championship. Jon also catches up with Teddy Greenstein, Senior Editor at PointsBet USA (14:01)! They discuss the Bears’ win on Sunday, and what it means for their future. […]

Trubisky’s Changing Narrative, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 12-18-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul breaks down the ever-changing media narrative surrounding Mitch Trubisky, and explains why he’s better off leaving Chicago come next season. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (20:04)! They discuss the White Sox’s recent acquisitions of Lance Lynn […]

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 […]

Baker Mayfield’s False Narrative, Jose Canseco Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 12-16-20)

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul breaks down the false narrative surrounding Baker Mayfield, and explains why he is the opposite of an NFL Draft bust. Jon also catches up with Jose Canseco, two-time World Series Champion, and 1988 AL MVP (18:33)! They discuss his current feud with Logan Paul, […]

Trubisky and Wentz Comparison, Bruce Miles Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 12-3-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul analyzes the NFL careers of Mitchell Trubisky and Carson Wentz, and explains how similar both players truly are. Jon also catches up with Bruce Miles, former Cubs Beat Writer for The Daily Herald and current Baseball Hall of Fame voter (20:26)! They discuss the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blackhawks Make The Playoffs, Phil Rogers Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 6-1-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I break down the Blackhawks’ surprising playoff berth, along with the NHL’s proposal to resume the 2019-20 season. Although some may argue that the NHL’s “play-in” format is pointless, I believe it will lead to more interest in the sport, while actually benefitting players the most. I […]

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