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Bernstein & Holmes Show

7,910 episodes - English - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 139 ratings

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes bring you fun, smart and compelling Chicago sports talk with great listener interaction. On Wednesdays, Leila Rahimi joins as a guest co-host. The show features discussion of the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox as well as the biggest sports news making waves beyond Chicago. Recurring guests include Bears safety Jaquan Brisker, Pro Football Talk founder Mike Florio, Cubs outfielder Ian Happ and Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.

Catch the Bernstein & Holmes Show live Monday through Friday (10 a.m.- 2 p.m. CT) on 670 The Score, the exclusive audio home of the Cubs and the Bulls, or on the Audacy app. For more, follow the show on X @BernsyHolmes.

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Full Show — July 8, 2024

July 08, 2024 22:01 - 2 hours - 154 MB

DeMar DeRozan ends his unique Bulls tenure (Hour 1)

July 08, 2024 21:45 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes opened their show by reacting to veteran forward DeMar DeRozan leaving the Bulls to join the Kings in a three-team sign-and-trade transaction, according to multiple reports. In return, Chicago will receive wing Chris Duarte, two second-round picks and cash, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported. The guys then discussed what they liked about the NASCAR Chicago Street Race and what changes could be made to improve the event. Later, Bernstein and Holmes discussed...

Evan Altman believes Cubs' season is past the point of salvageability (Hour 2)

July 08, 2024 21:42 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Cubs Insider editor-in-chief Evan Altman, who explained why he believes the Cubs' season is past the point of salvageability. Bernstein and Holmes then discussed Cubs reliever Colten Brewer being placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday after breaking his left (non-pitching) hand by punching a wall following a rough outing Saturday. Later, during the High Noon segment, Bernstein and Holmes discussed a South Carolina man who...

Darnell Mayberry talks Bulls' sign-and-trade to send DeMar DeRozan to Kings (Hour 3)

July 08, 2024 21:38 - 43 minutes - 39.5 MB

In the third hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic to discuss veteran forward DeMar DeRozan leaving the Bulls to join the Kings in a three-team sign-and-trade transaction. In return, Chicago will receive wing Chris Duarte, two second-round picks and cash, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported. Mayberry also discussed the Bulls guard Zach LaVine's trade market, a potential injury concern for forward Patrick Williams and more. Bernstein and Holme...

How close were the Giants to signing new Bears RB D'Andre Swift? (Hour 4)

July 08, 2024 21:31 - 38 minutes - 35 MB

In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes listened and reacted to members of the Giants front office discuss the idea of signing running back D'Andre Swift this offseason. Swift would go on to join the Bears on a three-year deal. James Fegan of Sox Machine then joined the show to discuss White Sox reliever Michael Kopech's woes, left-hander Garrett Crochet being named an All-Star and more. Later, producer Adam Studzinski discussed how he recently discovered the joy of watching soc...

Transition | Cubs reliever Colton Brewers' broken hand exemplifies why teams should have clubhouse punching bags

July 08, 2024 21:20 - 28 minutes - 25.7 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Mark Grote and Anthony Herron for the daily transition segment, where they discussed Cubs reliever Colten Brewer being placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday after breaking his left (non-pitching) hand by punching a wall following a rough outing Saturday.

James Fegan talks Michael Kopech's woes, Garrett Crochet being named All-Star

July 08, 2024 21:06 - 10 minutes - 9.55 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by James Fegan of Sox Machine to discuss White Sox reliever Michael Kopech's woes, left-hander Garrett Crochet being named an All-Star and more.

White Sox continue to create ways to lose

July 08, 2024 21:01 - 14 minutes - 13.1 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes discussed the White Sox's disastrous defense in the ninth inning of their 7-4 loss to the Marlins on Sunday.

Darnell Mayberry talks Bulls' sign-and-trade to send DeMar DeRozan to Kings

July 08, 2024 20:54 - 18 minutes - 16.8 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic to discuss veteran forward DeMar DeRozan leaving the Bulls to join the Kings in a three-team sign-and-trade transaction. In return, Chicago will receive wing Chris Duarte, two second-round picks and cash, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported. Mayberry also discussed the Bulls guard Zach LaVine's trade market, a potential injury concern for forward Patrick Williams and more.

Cubs reliever Colten Brewer breaks non-pitching hand by punching wall

July 08, 2024 20:47 - 9 minutes - 8.95 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes discussed Cubs reliever Colten Brewer being placed on the 60-day injured list Sunday after breaking his left (non-pitching) hand by punching a wall following a rough outing Saturday.

Evan Altman believes Cubs' season is past the point of salvageability

July 08, 2024 20:44 - 19 minutes - 18.2 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Cubs Insider editor-in-chief Evan Altman, who explained why he believes the Cubs' season is past the point of salvageability.

Cubs' Shota Imanaga, White Sox's Garrett Crochet named All-Stars

July 08, 2024 18:37 - 10 minutes - 9.32 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes discussed Cubs left-hander Shota Imanaga and White Sox left-hander Garrett Crochet being named to the MLB All-Star Game.

DeMar DeRozan ends his unique Bulls tenure

July 08, 2024 18:14 - 10 minutes - 9.76 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes reacted to veteran forward DeMar DeRozan leaving the Bulls to join the Kings in a three-team sign-and-trade transaction, according to multiple reports. In return, Chicago will receive wing Chris Duarte, two second-round picks and cash, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported. In helping to facilitate the deal, the Spurs landed forward Harrison Barnes and an unprotected 2031 pick swap from the Kings. DeRozan agreed to a three-year deal worth $74 million to join t...

Nick Friedell on what the heck the Bulls are trying to do | 'Heat Check'

July 08, 2024 17:24 - 18 minutes - 17 MB

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Full Show — July 5

July 06, 2024 02:00 - 2 hours - 126 MB

Jason Lieser & Tony Gill are in studio! (Hour 1)

July 06, 2024 01:30 - 59 minutes - 54.7 MB

Kenny Williams wants to return to MLB, but does baseball want him?

July 06, 2024 01:30 - 34 minutes - 31.9 MB

Transition with Grote & Ramirez

July 06, 2024 01:30 - 14 minutes - 13.4 MB

Josh Nelson from Sox Machine joins us in studio to talk White Sox

July 06, 2024 01:23 - 15 minutes - 14.6 MB

High Noon: Never mess with Danny Trejo

July 06, 2024 01:23 - 9 minutes - 8.47 MB

Full Show – July 4, 2024

July 04, 2024 18:28 - 2 hours - 111 MB

Worst-case scenario is occurring for the Cubs (Hour 1)

July 04, 2024 18:21 - 43 minutes - 39.7 MB

In the first hour, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed the Cubs' futility and how they've reached their "darkest timeline."

Business decisions are a part of sports (Hour 2)

July 04, 2024 18:14 - 45 minutes - 41.6 MB

In the second hour, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed how athletes on bad teams sometimes look out for their personal futures and how we should acknowledge and accept it.

Sahadev Sharma talks Cubs' lack of slugging (Hour 3)

July 04, 2024 18:08 - 32 minutes - 29.5 MB

In the final hour, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic to discuss the Cubs' continued struggles. Later, they heard the latest health updates on the Cubs' injured pitchers.

Full Show — July 3, 2024

July 03, 2024 20:53 - 2 hours - 145 MB

Cubs' weak offense comes up short again in 6-4 loss to Phillies (Hour 1)

July 03, 2024 20:44 - 36 minutes - 33.3 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi opened their show by discussing the Cubs' offense once again failing to produce in the club's 6-4 loss to the Phillies on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. They also discussed Cubs right-hander Hayden Wesneski's struggles in the loss. Later, Bernstein, Holmes and Rahimi discussed Yankees slugger Aaron Judge's mind-blowing offensive tear this season.

Mike Florio talks Bears QB Caleb Williams' unsigned rookie contract (Hour 2)

July 03, 2024 20:42 - 45 minutes - 41.3 MB

In the second hour, Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss Bears quarterback Caleb Williams having yet to sign his rookie contract, veteran players who could potentially hold out from training camp and more of the latest NFL storylines. Bernstein, Holmes and Rahimi then discussed the potential return of a running game concept in the NFL. Later, during the High Noon segment, they listened and reacted a history of the word "so...

Garrett Podell talks expectations for Bears in a more competitive NFC North (Hour 3)

July 03, 2024 20:38 - 40 minutes - 36.7 MB

In the third hour, Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Garrett Podell of CBS Sports to discuss expectations for the Bears in a more competitive NFC North. Bernstein, Holmes and Rahimi then reacted to Sky rookie forward Angel Reese being named to the WNBA All-Star team. Later, Rahimi explained why she's taking Bears general manager Ryan Poles' comments about being impressed by rookie Caleb Williams in practice at face value.

How much editorial control will Bears have on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'? (Hour 4)

July 03, 2024 20:36 - 36 minutes - 33.6 MB

In the final hour, Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi listened and reacted to NFL Films senior director and supervising producer Shannon Furman explain in a recent interview how much editorial control the Bears will have on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this summer. They then discussed the Sun-Times' reporting on the "broken" relationship between star guard Zach LaVine and the Bulls. Later, Bernstein, Holmes and Rahimi listened and reacted to Illinois football coach Bret Bielema do an imp...

Transition | The shrinking number of late-night diners in Chicago

July 03, 2024 20:25 - 13 minutes - 12.5 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for the daily transition segment, where they discussed the shrinking number of late-night diners in Chicago and more.

Examining the 'broken' relationship between Zach LaVine and the Bulls

July 03, 2024 20:22 - 10 minutes - 10 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed the Sun-Times' reporting on the "broken" relationship between star guard Zach LaVine and the Bulls.

'Double-double machine' Angel Reese named a WNBA All-Star

July 03, 2024 20:19 - 15 minutes - 14.3 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi reacted to Sky rookie forward Angel Reese being named to the WNBA All-Star team.

Garrett Podell talks expectations for Bears in a more competitive NFC North

July 03, 2024 20:16 - 15 minutes - 14.7 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Garrett Podell of CBS Sports to discuss expectations for the Bears in a more competitive NFC North.

The NFL running game: Back to the future

July 03, 2024 20:14 - 14 minutes - 13.5 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed the potential return of a running game concept in the NFL.

Mike Florio talks Bears QB Caleb Williams' unsigned rookie contract

July 03, 2024 20:11 - 17 minutes - 16.3 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi were joined by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to discuss Bears quarterback Caleb Williams having yet to sign his rookie contract, veteran players who could potentially hold out from training camp and more of the latest NFL storylines.

Hayden Wesneski struggles again in loss to Phillies

July 03, 2024 20:06 - 11 minutes - 10.3 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed Cubs right-hander Hayden Wesneski's struggles in the club's 6-4 loss to the Phillies on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Cubs' weak offense comes up short again in 6-4 loss to Phillies

July 03, 2024 20:03 - 13 minutes - 12.8 MB

Dan Bernstein, Laurence Holmes and Leila Rahimi discussed the Cubs' offense once again failing to produce in the club's 6-4 loss to the Phillies on Tuesday night at Wrigley Field.

Return Of The Black And Blue Division | 'In The Huddle'

July 03, 2024 14:32 - 43 minutes - 39.6 MB

From 'In The Huddle' (subscribe here): Carl Dukes, Jason La Canfora, and Brian Baldinger dive into an NFC North preview, how the Lions can repeat as division champs, answer the biggest questions in Minnesota, what edge the Packers have entering this season, and just how good the Bears could be this year. Plus, Baldy takes us behind the curtain of Von Miller's annual Pass Rush Summit. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy ...

Full Show — July 2, 2024

July 02, 2024 20:48 - 2 hours - 151 MB

Cubs fans should be offended that Brewers are the standard in NL Central (Hour 1)

July 02, 2024 20:30 - 42 minutes - 38.8 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes opened their show with Cubs conversation. Specifically, Holmes explained why Cubs fans should be offended that the NL Central-leading Brewers have set the standard in the division. The guys then discussed how Milwaukee is thriving despite former manager Craig Counsell's departure for Chicago during the offseason. Later, Bernstein and Holmes shifted their focus to the Bulls, who seem to be trending toward a youth movement. The guys discussed how the team shou...

Bears' Ryan Poles talks Caleb Williams' pocket manipulation, accuracy (Hour 2)

July 02, 2024 20:26 - 40 minutes - 37.1 MB

In the second hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes listened and reacted to Bears general manager Ryan Poles describe in a recent interview what excites him about rookie quarterback Caleb Williams. Cubs left fielder Ian Happ then made his weekly appearance on the show, discussing ace Justin Steele's emotional outburst after the club's defense made a pair of mistakes early in its game against the Brewers on Saturday. Happ also discussed how he communicates with young center fielder Pete Cro...

Mark Lazerus reacts to NHL reinstating Joel Quenneville, Stan Bowman after 3-year ban (Hour 3)

July 02, 2024 20:23 - 43 minutes - 40 MB

In the third hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Mark Lazerus of The Athletic to discuss the NHL reinstating former Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, former general manager Stan Bowman and former executive Al MacIsaac for employment after their three-year ban for what the league deemed to be an “inadequate response” by them to former player Kyle Beach’s allegations of sexual assault by the team's video coach Brad Aldrich in 2010. Bernstein and Holmes then discussed how th...

Nick Friedell talks parallel between struggles of Bulls, Cubs (Hour 4)

July 02, 2024 20:19 - 38 minutes - 35.7 MB

In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Audacy NBA insider Nick Friedell, who explained why he's drawn a parallel between the Bulls' past struggles and the Cubs' current struggles. NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund then joined the show to discuss her film watching session with Bears general manager Ryan Poles, why rookie receiver Rome Odunze is a "really fun watch" and more.

Transition | Cubs know they don't 'have enough'

July 02, 2024 20:15 - 10 minutes - 9.95 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel for their daily transition segment, where Spiegel explained his theory regarding the Cubs' struggles this season.

Cynthia Frelund talks watching film with Ryan Poles, Rome Odunze's skill set

July 02, 2024 20:09 - 15 minutes - 13.9 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes were joined by NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund to discuss her film watching session with Bears general manager Ryan Poles, why rookie receiver Rome Odunze is a "really fun watch" and more.

White Sox used analytics to put on a successful Mexican Heritage Night

July 02, 2024 20:06 - 15 minutes - 14.1 MB

Dan Bernstein and Laurence Holmes discussed how the White Sox used analytics to determine that they should hold a Mexican Heritage Night at Guaranteed Rate Field, which led to the team's first sellout of the season.

Guests

Eric Edholm
18 Episodes
Jay Jaffe
3 Episodes
Ric Bucher
3 Episodes
Andy McCullough
2 Episodes
Chris Herring
2 Episodes
Aaron Rodgers
1 Episode
Bob Kendrick
1 Episode
Ian Rapoport
1 Episode
Katie Nolan
1 Episode
Michael Lombardi
1 Episode
Richard Deitsch
1 Episode
Sam Smith
1 Episode
Zach Harper
1 Episode

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