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Ep. 513: Da Bears are champs of Da North!

Shae Peppler and Patrick Finley join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Dave Wannstedt drops by to talk about the NFC North champs. They discuss another outstanding performance by the defense, Mitch's outstanding performance against the Packers and how far Matt Nagy's team can go in the playoffs? 17:00- It's Manny Monday on the South Side. The White Sox bring in the free agent superstar for a tour of Guaranteed Rate Field and the city. Will their pitch work? 20:00- The panel discusses Corey...


Ep. 512: Is Dylan Strome the key to the Blackhawks success?

SportsTalk Live hits the road. Jimmy Greenfield and Scott King join Kap at Queenie's Supper Club and Cocktails at the United Center. 0:00- Pat Boyle joins the panel to discuss the Blackhawks' much-needed win over the Penguins and look ahead to what young players will be key when the Hawks compete for a playoff spot once again. 5:00- It's a big game for the Bears Sunday night. The guys debate whether or not the Beloved can finally beat Aaron Rodgers at Soldier Field to clinch the NFC...


Ep. 511: It's on the Internet so it must be true- Bryce Harper links himself to the White Sox

Hub Arkush, Chris Emma and Jim Litke join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Bryce Harper comments on Nicky Delmonico's Instagram post. So that means he's coming to the White Sox, right? How much would signing Harper change the franchise? And what would happen to the Sox if they don't get him? 8:45- All quiet on the Northside after the Winter Meetings. Do the Cubs really have no big moves up their sleeve or is Theo bluffing? 10:45- It's Packers Week and Matt Nagy isn't living in the past. Can the...


Ep. 510: It's Packers week!

Adam Jahns, Chris Bleck and Jay Cohen join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Former MLB GM turned analyst Jim Bowden has some good news for White Sox fans. He believes that the South Siders are now the frontrunners to land Bryce Harper. Could this actually happen? And how much would his signing turn around the fortunes of the franchise? 7:00- It's Packers Week. The guys discuss how satisfying it would be for the Bears to clinch the division against their ancient rivals. 10:30- Mitch Trubisky...


Ep. 509: Jim Boylen formed a leadership committee- yes, you read that correctly

Leila Rahimi, Jordan Bernfield and Harry Teinowitz join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Bryce Callahan's season is likely over. How will that affect the Bears defense? And will the Bears win the division Sunday or lose again to the hated Packers? 7:00- Jim Boylen has finally figured out how to turn around the Bulls- he formed a leadership committee. The panel has a good laugh about this. 13:30- Baseball's Winter Meetings continue in Las Vegas. The Phillies spend big money on a free agent...


Ep. 508: Will the hard feelings linger for Bulls?

SportsTalk Live is on location at the United Center for Bulls Authentic Fan Night. David Haugh and David Schuster join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Mark Schanowski joins the panel to talk about the controversy surrounding Sunday's Bulls practice and some players' initial refusal to show up. Will the hard feelings linger and can the team respond against the Kings? 6:30- The Monsters of the Midway are back! The Bears defense completely shuts down one of the best offenses in the league en route to...


Ep. 507: With Trubisky under center, can the Bears beat the Rams?

Madeline Kenney, Matt Zahn and Ben Finfer join Kap on the panel. 1:10 - Mitchell Trubisky will start Sunday vs the Rams. How will the QB perform after missing the last two games? 10:50 - The Blackhawks continue to struggle under Jeremy Colliton. Can the team turn around their 6-game losing streak? 13:50 - Is Jim Boylen's emphasis on conditioning the way to turn the Bulls' season around? 17:25 - What to expect from the Winter meetings next week in Vegas.


Ep. 506: Did Hoiberg get a fair chance to show what he could do as a coach?

David Haugh, Adam Jahns and Patrick Finley join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Mark Schanowski joins the panel to discuss the Bulls' firing of Fred Hoiberg and the promotion of Jim Boylen. Did Hoiberg get a fair chance to show what he could do as a coach? How much better will the Bulls be now that Boylen is in charge? 12:00- Dave Wannstedt joins the panel to talk about the Bears tough loss to the Giants. The guys try to figure out if it was just one bad performance, criticize Matt Nagy's clock...


Ep. 505: Should Bears play it safe with Daniel or risk it with Trubisky?

Seth Gruen, Fred Mitchell and Jason Goch join Leila Rahimi on the panel. 0:00- Mitch Trubisky is once again doubtful. Should the Bears risk playing him Sunday against the Giants? Plus the panel discuss why the Bears need to be weary of falling into a trap. 11:30- Teddy Greenstein join Leila to discuss Urban Meyer’s future, Notre Dame chances of slipping out of the College Football Playoff and Northwestern’s chance of winning the Big Ten championship. 20:00- The Cubs tender a contract to...


Ep. 504: Trubisky injured and La Stella out, what does this mean for the Bears and Cubs?

Scott Merkin, Phil Rogers, and Chris Emma join Kap on the panel to discuss Trubisky's shoulder injury and La Stella being traded to LA. What will this mean for the Cubs? Plus, the Bulls drop another game to the Bucks. Yet, it wasn't a bad loss.


Ep. 503: New coach, same woes: have the Blackhawks improved at all?

Hub Arkush, Luke Stuckmeyer and Mark Carman join Kap on the panel. 0:00- Mitch Trubisky was limited in practice Wednesday. Should he play against the Giants on Sunday? Plus the guys discuss Eddie Jackson’s Defensive Player of the Week performance and Hub tells us how close the Bears are to the Saints in the NFC. 12:00- The Blackhawks give up an 8-spot against Vegas. Jeremy Colliton says it’s a “step back” but have they actually improved at all? 15:00- Lauri Markkanen is close to...


Ep. 502: What do the new Blackhawks bring to the ice that Schmaltz didn't?

SportsTalk Live is on location at the United Center for Blackhawks Authentic Fan Night. David Haugh, Charlie Roumeliotis and Scott King join Kap on the panel. 0:00- The guys react to the Nick Schmaltz trade and discuss what Dylan Strome and Brendan Perlini bring to their new team. Plus they weigh-in on the Blackhawks’ playoff chances and try to figure out why they didn’t look for help on the blueline. 11:00- New Blackhawks Dylan Strome joins Kap to talk about his trade to the Blackhawks,...


Ep. 501: Is Lauri nearing return to help out Zach LaVine?

SportsTalk Live is on location at the United Center for Bulls Authentic Fan Night. Mark Schanowski, Malika Andrews and Gabe Ramirez join Kap on the panel. 0:00- The panel discusses the state of the team heading into their matchup with the Spurs. Plus with Lauri Markkanen getting closer to returning, will he or Zach LaVine be the focal point of the offense? 10:00- One report says Mitch Trubisky may miss another game because of his shoulder. Do the Bears need him to play to beat the Giants...


Ep. 500: Bears continue to reign the NFC North after defeating the Lions

0:00- The Trubisky-less Bears find a way to win in Detroit. Thanks to a solid performance by Chase Daniel and another big outing by the defense, the Bears remain atop the NFC North. Are they now in the discussion with the best teams in the NFC? And who will be the best player of the Bears’ 2017 Draft class- Trubisky, Cohen or Eddie Jackson? 11:00- The Bulls won a game, Jabari Parker played better, Lauri Markkanen is getting closer to return. When Fred Hoiberg’s team is full strength, will...


Ep. 499: All signs point to Mitch Trubisky missing the Thanksgiving game in Detroit

Chris Bleck, Jordan Bernfield and Jason Goch join Kap on the panel. 0:00- All signs point to Mitch Trubisky missing the Thanksgiving game in Detroit. Can Chase Daniel lead the Bears to a win? Will the offense even miss a beat? Will the defense dominate as usually? 10:00- Mark Schanowski joins Kap to preview the DeAndre Ayton/Wendell Carter, Jr. matchup and discuss if the Bulls should be interested in trading for John Wall or Bradley Beal. Meanwhile, the panel get into a heated debate about...


Ep. 498: Peyton Manning doesn't make Donovan McNabb's Mount Rushmore of QBs

Donovan McNabb drops by the studio to talk football with Kap, Hub Arkush, Anthony Herron and J.J. Stankevitz. 0:00- Donovan discusses the resurrection of the Bears and how they’ve improved so much in 1 season. 5:00- The Bears defense has been lights out. Where do they rank among the best in the league? 9:21- The Rams and Chiefs light up the scoreboard in a Monday Night game for the ages. How does McNabb feel about all the league’s offensive explosion? 11:04- McNabb isn’t sold on Mitchell...


Ep. 497: The Bears won big on SNF, but just how far will they go this season?

David Haugh, Patrick Finley and Kevin Fishbain join Kap on the panel. 0:00 - Dave Wannstedt joins the guys to dissect the Bears huge win over the Vikings. They discuss the defense’s dominating performance against Minnesota, grading Mitch Trubisky’s night and predict how far Matt Nagy’s team can go this season. 15:00 - The guys react to the news of Denzel Valentine needing season-ending ankle reconstruction and discuss if it’s even worth it to let go of Fred Hoiberg during this...


Ep. 496: Updates on the start Jeremy Colliton era

SportsTalk Live is on location at the United Center for Blackhawks Authentic Fan Night. Charlie Roumeliotis, Jay Cohen and Jimmy Greenfield join Chuck Garfien on the panel. 0:00- Pat Boyle stops by to talk about the start of the Jeremy Colliton era and to preview the huge Sunday Night showdown between the Bears and Vikings. 19:00- Adam Burish joins the panel to preview the Blackhawks and Kings and to talk about how the Hawks players are reacting to a 33-year old head coach.


Ep. 495: Can Trubisky handle the Vikings defense?

Hub Arkush, Mark Carman and Gabe Ramirez join Kap on the panel. 0:00- 3 days away from the huge NFC North showdown. Can Mitch Trubisky handle the Vikings defense? Will the Bears defense disrupt Kirk Cousins? And did practicing a Soldier Field help Cody Parkey? 16:00- Christian Yelich is the NL MVP. Javy Baez finishes second. Can he perform at a MVP again next season? And what position will he play? Plus the guys discusses Bryce Harper’s latest name dropping of Chicago.


Ep. 494: Jimmy Butler makes debut for Philly

Patrick Finley and Anthony Herron join Kap on the panel. 0:00 - Mark Schanowski drops by to talk about Zach LaVine’s minutes load, Lauri Markkanen’s rehab and Jimmy Butler’s debut for Philly. Plus they discuss if Draymond Green might have just pushed Kevin Durant out the door in Golden State when this season is over? 13:00 - The guys dissect Mitch Trubisky’s NFC Offensive Player of the Week award and Cody Parkey travelling to Soldier Field to practice kicking.