Peck and Sean preview the Bears' regular-season finale featuring a Vikings team that needs to win to get into the playoffs - Bears need a Rams loss and win Sunday to clinch a 1st round bye. Later, we discuss the MLB Hot Stove (or lack thereof) as the White Sox and Cubs continue their hunt for Bryce Harper and Manny Machado. And finally, we wrap the show up talking some Bulls as Derrick Rose returns to the United Center with the Timberwolves, sparking a nostalgic trip that Peck is not here for.
Matt and Sean break down the aftermath of the Quenneville firing and what outlook is for the Blackhawks this season. Later, we preview the Bears must-win NFC North match-up with the Lions, who currently sit at the bottom of the division. Reports circulated this week that the Cubs were 'open' to the idea of moving Kris Bryant, which lead to Cubs fans breaking Twitter. And Jimmy Butler was once again traded, this time to the Sixers, we take a look back at the Bulls initial trade of Butler and evaluate where they're out sans Butler.
Matt and Sean break down the Bears matchup with the lowly Jets and how this could be a bounce-back game for the defense who has struggled recently. Later, we talk some Bulls and how they'll survive all these injuries early in the season (Spoiler: They won't.) And finally, we wrap up the show talking Blackhawks and if this surprise start to the season is for real.
Peck and Sean preview the Bears tough match-up against Tom Brady and the Patriots, can Mitch Trubisky keep pace with the New England offense? Later, we recap the Bulls disappointing season-opening loss to the Sixers and discuss the point guard situation and what Fred Hoiberg is to do with Jabari Parker. And finally, we finish the show talking some Blackhawks as Corey Crawford finally returns between the pipes.
Matt and Sean recap the Bears 31-28 loss to the Dolphins, blasting the poor defensive effort from one of the league's best unit. Later, the two get into the good and the bad on the offensive side, highlighted by three key turnovers and Matt's flaming hot take on Bears kicker Cody Parkey. And finally, they wrap the show previewing this Sunday's game against the New England Patriots.
Matt and producer Randall preview the Bears matchup with the Dolphins as Mitch Trubisky and the Monsters of the Midway debut the Orange uni's for the first time in a half decade. Later, the two break down the Blackhawks surprisingly competitive 2018-19 season. And we let Peck vent more about the Bulls and their random display of basketball through the preseason.
Peck and Sean gush over the Bears fantastic 3-1 start to the season and debate over whether or not this team is for real. Later, we lay the Cubs 2018 season to rest after a terrible 13-inning loss to the Rockies in the NL Wild Card play-in game. We finish the show touching on the Bulls and their lack of defense and what to expect from the Hawks this season.
Matt and Darian kick the show off previewing the Bears Monday night matchup with the Seahawks, then talk some Cubs and recap their recent rough stretch of games. And finally, we end the show getting Sean's opinion on the Pedro Strop injury and who Joe Maddon will be leaning on through the rest of the regular season.
Matt and Sean are both in the studio for this one as the Bears pull off the blockbuster of all blockbuster NFL trades, agreeing to a deal with Raiders for superstar Khalil Mack. The guys share their thoughts on the Bears new pass rusher and what that means for their 2018 season. Later, discuss Kris Bryant returning and how Joe Maddon finds playing time for guys like David Bote and Addison Russell. And finally, we wrap up the show talking about the White Sox and their decision to leave prospect Eloy Jimenez in the minors for the remainder of 2018.
Matt and Randall kick the show off talking some Bears as they welcome the Kansas City Chiefs into town. Later, Sean joins the show to give us his thoughts on Michael Kopech's White Sox debut and the unfortunate tweets that were found later. We also get his take on the Cubs recent hot streak and the controversial trade for Daniel Murphy. And finally, we wrap the show talking some fantasy football!
Matt and Darian talk plenty on the Bear preseason match-up against the Broncos, discuss Roquan Smith finally joining the team, and finally welcome on Sean to talk some Cubs and what happens to David Bote when Kris Bryant returns from the disabled list.
Matt and producer Randall open the show remembering Blackhawk's Legend Stan Mikita, who passed away earlier this week at age 78. Then we get Sean Sears on the phone and get the latest on Kris Bryant, Yu Darvish, and Brandon Morrow on the injury front. We also grill Sean on Bryce Harper and why fans aren't dying to see him in a Cubs uniform. Later, we discuss the Bears 2nd preseason game against the Bengals with Chris Emma of 670 the Score, who shares the latest on Roquan Smith's holdout.
Peck brings on Sean to talk some Cubs baseball and we get some positive news on Yu Darvish and his return. The guys also discuss the similar stat lines between Javier Baez and White Sox stud Yoan Moncada through their first 162 games. Brian Urlacher was immortalized in Canton, OH in front of his Bears, as they lose a tight one against the Ravens in the Hall of Fame game to kick off the NFL preseason. And finally, Peck shares his thoughts on President Trump's comments on NBA superstar LeBron James' new "I Promise" school that officially opened earlier this week.
Matt and Darian kick the show off talking about the Cole Hamels trade and later bring on Sean to explain his impact on the Cubs. Later, we welcome on Bears beat writer from the Rock River Times Robert Zeglinski, who gives us the latest on Roquan Smith's hold out at Bears camp. And finally, we wrap up the show with a clip from an interview Matt did with Friday Night Lights star Zach Gilford (Matt Saracen), who happens to be a die-hard bulls fan.
Matt kicks the show off with Darian talking about Bears training camp opening up without 1st round pick Roquan Smith. Later, we welcome on the show Gabe Salgado to talk with Matt and Sean about the Cubs struggling pitching and what options the team might have at the deadline. Peck dives into the Jabari Parker not playing defense talk and get's just a little bit fired up. And finally, we wrap the show up talking some British Open and Peck's Sunday rituals after a late night of drinking.
Matt kicks the show off breaking down the Bulls signing of forward and Chicago-native Jabari Parker. Later Sean joins Matt as the two talk with producer Darian about the optics of the trade and Parker's awkward fit at small forward. Sean speaks about Carlos Rodon's potential and where the Cubs would be without Javy Baez. Finally, Matt wraps the show up sharing a laugh with Darian about Kristen Cavallari's new reality show that features her husband and former Bears QB Jay Cutler.
Matt handles the show solo starting the show off with some Bears updates as the team prepares for the 2018 season. Sean calls in to give us the latest on the Cubs and what they have and haven't down well over the recent week. And finally, Matt wraps the show talking about his favorite Bulls and the tough choices they'll need to make in the near future.
On today’s special edition of the 312 podcast, we welcome on Cubs tv play-by-play broadcaster Len Kasper to get his opinion the Cubs struggling bats, particularly Kris Bryant. We also get Len’s thoughts on Yu Darvish and where he fits into the rotation once he returns from the disabled list. And of course, we preview this weekend series in St. Louis with the Cardinals.
Matt and Sean are back in the studio, talking White Sox with Shane Riordan of 670 the Score, as Shane dives into the Sox top picks from last week's MLB Draft. Shane also shares his thoughts on top prospects Michael Kopech and Eloy Jimenez, as well as Carlos Rodon returning to the MLB club for the first time this season. We also talk about the Cubs and Jason Heyward's biggest week of his career with Chicago, and Matt has some tasty Bulls rumors you don't want to miss!
Matt kicks the show off with some Bulls Draft recap and later brings on ESPN NBA writer Nick Friedell on the show to give us an in-depth look at the Bulls options with the No. 7 pick. Matt also spoke with NHRA's Leah Pritchett earlier this week, as we roll some highlights from the excellent interview. And finally, we wrap the show up with some Cubs/Sox talk.