Tagging Allen Robinson, Scott Merkin Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 3-11-21)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul addresses the Bears’ decision to franchise tag Allen Robinson, and explains what it means for the team’s current quarterback search. Jon also catches up with Scott Merkin, White Sox Beat Writer for MLB.com (18:05)! They discuss the latest from Spring Training in Arizona, and […]

Theo Epstein As Commissioner?, Billy Wagner Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 1-18-21)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul breaks down Theo Epstein’s new job, and what it means for the future of baseball. Jon also catches up with Billy Wagner, 7-time MLB All-Star, Baseball Hall of Fame candidate, and Head Baseball Coach at The Miller School (22:20)! They discuss his legendary MLB […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carlos Correa’s Comments, Tony Andracki Interview (Sports Talk Chicago/WCKG 10-8-20)

Jon Zaghloul

On today’s show, I address Carlos Correa’s recent comments, which double-down on the Astros’ recent success in spite of last year’s cheating scandal. I also catch up with Tony Andracki, Digital Content Manager, and Chicago Cubs Reporter for the Marquee Sports Network (17:52)! We discuss the Cubs’ loss to Miami […]

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