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.
Matt shares some of our favorite Cubs/White Sox memories as the two Chicago teams clash on the North Side. Peck and Darian also dive into this weekend's games as We shame Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steven Rosenbloom for writing a nasty piece on Bears first-round pick Roquan Smith after his car was broken into earlier this week. And we wrap up this week's episode talking some hockey as Patrick Kane and Alex DeBrincat respresent the Blackhawks for Team USA in the World Tournament.
Matt dives into the Kevin White and his 'prove it' season for the Bears and gives his thoughts on the Bears late round picks. Cubs continue to struggle at the plate while the Sox continue to just struggle in general. Finally, Matt talks Derrick Rose as it's been 7 years since Rose won the MVP and tore his ACL.
Matt and Sean recap the Bears first five picks of this year's draft, hitting on the team's 2018 first round pick LB Roquan Smith and what he'll bring to the Bears. Breakdown the secondary picks and what their role will be with the Bears this season and the future. And finally, we end the show recapping the last week in Chicago baseball.
Matt Peck takes a quick look at how a few former Bulls are doing in this year's NBA Playoffs. We then welcome on Jared Wyllys who covers the White Sox and Cubs at Sporting News to talk some south-side baseball. And finally, we wrap up the show previewing the draft and we announce who the winner of the Allen Robinson jersey is!
Matt and Sean bring on Danny Parkins of 670 to discuss the Bulls up-coming decisions this off-season. Later Sporting News writer Ryan Davis breaks down the Cubs shortcomings so far this season. Finally, the guys give their takes on the Bears not matching receiver Cam Meredith's offer sheet from the Saints.
Matt Peck and fill-in host Kevin Burgess look back at the Blackhawks last decade of success, recap the first full week of games for the Sox and Cubs, and guest Chris Emma gives you the latest on Cam Meredith's offer sheet from the Saints and if there's any truth to the Jordan Howard trade rumors.
Matt Peck and Kevin Burgess filling in for Sean Sears breakdown Loyola's Cinderella run, discuss the Cubs and Sox getting out to a great start, and we'll tell you how you can win a FREE Bears Allen Robinson jersey!
Peck and Sean debut the 312 Live on the radio airwaves of 1590 WCGO, as the two discuss the Rambler's incredible run to the Elite Eight, Matt Nagy's new Bears offense, and the Cubs crush Tommy La Stella in their on-going prank war.
Peck and Sean sit down with the Chicago Sun-Times writer Brian Sandalow, who has a great new Chicago sports book out called, "Chicago: America's Best Sports Town" We also get Brian's take on all five of the major Chicago sports teams as well as talk about the Bears needing a new stadium to host super bowls.
Peck and Sean talk with Cubs tv play-by-play broadcaster Len Kasper, as they get his take on the Cubs signing Darvish, their new-look bullpen, ask him some lineup questions, and who he's excited to watch at Cubs spring training this year.
Sean and Aldo breakdown the big free agent signing of Yu Darvish and the impact it has on the club. Jake Arrieta was reportedly offered a similar deal that was not agreed to right away, and Mike Montgomery is reportedly drawing interest from a few other clubs.
Zo and Sean dive into the Niko trade and commend the Bulls for getting back some solid value for Mirotic. Then, we get Zo's take on the Hawks who need to win 24 of their 36 games to make the playoffs. Sean talks Cubs and Darvish's latest contract rumors, and Zo shares his thoughts on the Sox. And finally, we give our picks for Super Bowl LLI as we both pray for an Eagles win this Sunday.
Sean sits down with Athletic Chicago's Cubs staff writer Patrick Mooney who talks starter options for the Cubs, Cubs Convention, the new look bullpen, and how happy the former NBC Chicago report is to still be in Sweet-Home Chicago!
Zo, Peck, and Sean are together again for the first time in 2018, as the guys talk how much they love Coach Nagy's coaching staff hires thus far. Zo breaks down the Blackhawks latest trade, while Peck discusses the trade possibilities for Nikola Mirotic. Finally, we sat down with Birmingham Baron's GM Jonathan Nelson who gives us an insiders look at the White Sox budding farm system and Sean has the latest on the Cubs and Yu Darvish.
Zo, Peck, and Sean jump back into the booth to discuss the Bears disappointing loss to the 49ers and preview their game with the Bengals. Then, we hand out our Chicago Sports Secret Santa gifts, where we each give the best gift we can to our favorite Chicago sports personalities.
Peck and Sean talk about the latest Bulls drama involving Niko Mirotic and Bobby Portis. Sean also sits down with MLB Insider for SB Nation Chris Cotillo about all the big free agency story lines. And then Peck and Sean bring on Bears beat writer John 'Moon' Mullin from CSN Chicago to get his take on the current state of the Monsters of the Midway.
We welcome on FanRag Sports Paige Dimakos and ask her about Chicago Sports' most punchable-face. Peck and Zo breakdown the Bears' Sunday game against the Lions, and Peck sits down with Bulls beat writer for the Chicago Tribune, K.C. Johnson.
Zo, Peck, and Sean kick off Packers week right and preview everyone's favorite Bears game of the year. Sean breaks down the latest Cubs rumors and free agent targets of this young offseason thus far. Zo explains why Patrick Sharps needs to be booted from Chicago, while Peck talks more Bulls drama as the team seems to all be siding with Bobby Portis and Niko Mirotic who still has a broken face. And finally, we wrap the show talking some Stranger Things and buzzer beaters.
Peck and Sean talk with 670 the Score's Bears beat writer Chris Emma who gives us the latest on the Zach Miller injury, the Bears performance in their tough loss against the Saints and why people can't stop comparing Mitchell Trubisky and the Texans QB DeShaun Watson.
Peck and Sean sit down with Len Kasper as he give us his thoughts on the Cubs match with the Nationals in the NLDS. We also bring on Sport Mockery's owner Chris Burhans to share his thoughts on the Bears starting Mitch Trubisky. And finally, we let Peck blast the Bulls as they apparently try to sign Gar Forman for a contract extension.