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7/23 10AM: Meller & Hanley

Bears President Kevin Warren has high expectations this season from the Bears and himself. Fans call in to share what they would do if they owned the Bears to make it a winning organization. Also, the guys react to Fields saying he is confident he can throw for 4,000 yards this season. The fallout from Northwestern Football hazing allegations continue, but the coverage is missing dedicated local beat reporters. Lastly, there are several running backs in the NFL with ongoing contract negotiations that might cause them to miss the entire season.


7/23 9AM: Meller & Hanley

Meller and Hanley talk about the Cubs winning this weekend and if Cody Bellinger performance has earned him a big payday. The White Sox lose another game and Lucas Giolito might have given the blueprint to other pitchers on how to strikeout All-Star Luis Robert Jr. Lastly, is Eloy Jimenez untradeable because of his performance this year?


7/16 10AM: Meller & Hanley

The guys react to a clip from the Chicago based show "The Bear" where a character tells the story of what happened with Steve Bartman and the Cubs. Jesse Rogers also joins the show to discuss Marcus Stroman future with the Cubs and if he believes the Angels will trade Shohei Ohtani at the deadline.


7/16 9AM: Meller & Hanley

The White Sox and the Cubs both get wins over the weekend, but the guys aren't feeling good about either team making the playoffs. Did Tim Anderson raise his trade value with the game saving double play ball from yesterday? Do the Cubs have a real shot at acquiring Shohei Ohtani and are they doing enough to make it happen? Northwestern fires their baseball coach related to hazing allegations.


7/9 10 AM: Meller & Hanley

Adam Rittenberg, ESPN Writer, joins Meller & Hanley to talk about the Pat Fitzgerald suspension and NW Football hazing allegations. The guys continue to discuss the White Sox and put Andrew Vaughn under the microscope (former 3rd overall pick in the draft). Plus, Elly De La Cruz is unreal...and NBA in-season tournament thoughts.


7/9 9 AM: Meller & Hanley

Jeff Meller & Brian Hanley discuss the breaking news Northwestern football hazing allegations and incidents. Plus, Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune, hops on the show to talk about the Cubs and White Sox ahead of the All-Star break. MLB baseball draft tonight.


7/02 10 AM: Meller & Hanley

Mark Lazerus, The Athletic NHL Writer, joins Meller & Hanley to discuss the huge expectations for Connor Bedard and why he would be considered a bust if his career is similar to Patrick Kane's. A weather service alert has been issued and the guys discuss how this affects the fans that were looking forward to spending the entire day enjoying Nascar, plus what are the Cubs going to do with Marcus Stroman? Luke Voit hit a mammoth homerun, sleveeless in a minor league at-bat, plus could Shohei Ohtani land with the Mets?


7/02 9 AM: Meller & Hanley

The rain is here, but winning baseball is not as both the Cubs and the Sox continue to struggle. Meller and Hanley discuss why the Sox are playing so terrible and if they could get anything if they traded Tim Anderson. Nascar is in Chicago, but so is heavy rain the guys discuss how this will affect today's events. Joe Cowley, Chicago Sun-Times Writer, joins the show to talk about the Bulls moves made during the trade deadline. Lastly, the Blackhawks GM Kyle Davidson was unrecognizable on the streets of Nashville.


06/25 10 AM: Meller & Hanley

Bulls VP Arturas Karnisovas had comments on Lonzo Ball's injury rehab, what they liked about Julian Phillips and if he will be allowed to go into the luxury tax. Only one of the top 5 NBA Players drafted played college basketball and Meller felt like the draft coverage didn't have enough analysis on these less familiar players. The Chicago Blackhawks have the top pick in the draft and the expected first pick is Connor Bedard and Meller talks about his time spent in Hawaii.


6/25 9 AM: Meller & Hanley

Meller & Hanley start the show with early morning baseball talk as the Cubs are in London playing against the Cardinals. The White Sox win in a walk-off hit by Elvis Andrus, but is Tim Anderson playing like the superstar he is supposed to be. The guys also react to comments made by Rick Hahn about his future decisions at the trade deadline. Lastly, the Angels scored 25 runs in their rout against the Colorado Rockies.


6/4: Meller & Hanley

Have the Bears changed their mind about moving to Arlington after taking a meeting with the Naperville Mayor? One of the biggest stories in Bears OTAs is Jaylon Johnson choosing not to attend the voluntary workouts which he addressed on KJM. Meller shares his "dumb" injury story after Meller shared why his fingers look so irregular. Can anyone fix the Bulls and what moves could they do to make them contenders for a championship?


6/4: Meller & Hanley

Meller and Hanley start the show discussing a wild and unusual win by the White Sox. Taylor Swift is performing in Chicago and all the Swifties have descended upon the city, Meller and Hanley discuss her future longevity in the business. The Cubs have been a disappointment so far this season, but who is at fault?


5/28 10 AM: Meller & Hanley

Chris Simms doesn't believe in Justin Fields still...we discuss his critiques. Hanley gives his thoughts on the Hawks winning the Bedard sweepstakes! (He was about to embark on his Europe tour win the NHL lottery occurred)


5/28 9 AM: Meller & Hanley

Jeff Meller & Brian Hanley are back! They recap the insane finish to Celtics vs Heat game 6. Plus, White Sox and Cubs are trying to dig themselves out of a huge hole...Cubs now in last place of the NL Central. Hanley talks about his Europe trip!


5/11 9 PM: Bears Weekly Overtime

Tyler Aki and Shea Norling play Win or Loss! Plus, we discuss the Bears win total...and we give some travel plan tips for Bears fans trying to see a road game.


5/11 8 PM: Bears Weekly Overtime

Courtney Cronin joins Tyler Aki and Shea Norling to continue to breakdown the Bears schedule release. Shea also gives his NFL power rankings!


5/11 7 PM: Bears Weekly Overtime

Tyler Aki, Shea Norling, Jeff Joniak, and Tom Thayer react to the Bears schedule release. Plus, Bears RB, Kahlil Herbert joins the show to discuss shooting the release video and much more.


5/7 10AM: Meller & Hanley

The guys compare and contrast statements made by Jerry Reinsdorf and new Phoenix Suns Owner Matt Ishbia on their views of ownership and revenue. They also take more calls about Reinsdorf and culture of the White Sox clubhouse. Lastly, the Bears held their mini rookie camp and Getsy was asked about to compare those QBs to Fields.


5/7 9AM: Meller & Hanley

Meller and Hanley kick the show off discussing the Kentucky Derby and why Meller decided to get married years ago on Derby day. They also talk about a big win by the Cubs and Miguel Amaya gets his first MLB hit. The White Sox will be without one of their key players as Eloy Jimenez was hospitalized for an appendectomy. Jerry Reinsdorf gives his opinion on why he hates the new pitch clock in the MLB. Lastly, Reinsdorf shares his thoughts on how Cubs became a national brand.


4/30 10 AM: Meller & Hanley

Meller & Hanley discuss the NFL Draft and the picks the Bears made.