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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