37 episodes

Peggy Kusinski a Twelve time Emmy Award winning Sportscaster and her teenage son Jason bridge their generation gap and typical mother/son differences through a mutual love of sports.

Chicago Sports Talk with The Sportscaster and Her Son Peggy Kusinski & Jason Kinander

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    • 4.9 • 70 Ratings

Peggy Kusinski a Twelve time Emmy Award winning Sportscaster and her teenage son Jason bridge their generation gap and typical mother/son differences through a mutual love of sports.

    "Bears QB Woes with Kyle Orton" - Episode 036

    "Bears QB Woes with Kyle Orton" - Episode 036

    The Chicago Bears just can't seem to get the quarterback position right. But being a Bears quarterback is tough, one minute you are loved, the next they ship you out of town. Kyle Orton was drafted by the Bears, started and then traded for Jay Cutler. Mitch Trubisky may follow that same path soon.

    • 32 min
    "Kim Ng makes Baseball History" with Dan Evans - Episode 035

    "Kim Ng makes Baseball History" with Dan Evans - Episode 035

    The Miami Marlins made history naming Kim Ng as their General Manager -- the first woman to hold such a position in a major North American sport, and the first Asian American man or woman. Her rise was not overnight, she began as an intern with the Chicago White Sox before moving over to the American League offices then the Yankees and Dodgers. Dan Evans hired her as his intern in Chicago giving her a stepping stone into the world of Major League Baseball. His insight and stories about the woman who made history are interesting and tell you all you need to know about this amazing woman who shattered the glass ceiling for women in baseball.

    • 46 min
    "White Sox bring back Tony LaRussa" with Ryan Theriot - Episode 034

    "White Sox bring back Tony LaRussa" with Ryan Theriot - Episode 034

    Chicago White Sox fans are not thrilled with the hiring of 76 year old Tony LaRussa. But former Cub & Cardinals player Ryan Theriot LOVES it. He played for LaRussa and won a World Series with him before the Hall of Fame skipper retired. Theriot tells Sox fans what makes LaRussa so good and why they shouldn't worry about his age or managing a clubhouse filled with "today's players" like Tim Anderson. This episode will give Chicago's South Siders hope for a team on the brink of winning.

    • 39 min
    "Chicago Bears Winning Ugly" with Olin Kreutz - Episode 033

    "Chicago Bears Winning Ugly" with Olin Kreutz - Episode 033

    The Chicago Bears are 5-1 six games into the 2020 NFL season. Are they that good? Or are they doing it with smoke & mirrors? A below average offense led by backup QB Nick Foles can't score more than 21 points a game, but they have a Super Bowl defense that is making opponents hair stand up. How long can it last? Pro Bowl Center & former Chicago Bear Olin Kreutz breaks it down with great insight to this team surprising everyone in the National Football League ... if they are even noticing the team in Chicago!

    • 34 min
    "Remembering Gale Sayers" with Jeannie Morris - Episode 032

    "Remembering Gale Sayers" with Jeannie Morris - Episode 032

    Jeannie Morris gives a behind the scenes account of Gale Sayers the man and the legendary story of his relationship with Brian Piccolo. The story that inspired "Brian's Song" the movie, but with some very interesting true stories of Sayers, the Chicago Bears, and who helped Sayers write the infamous speech. A Great listen for football fans!

    • 34 min
    "High School Sports in Covid-19 - should the kids play?" with Jim McCarthy - Episode 031

    "High School Sports in Covid-19 - should the kids play?" with Jim McCarthy - Episode 031

    Covid-19 forced states like Illinois to cancel most high school fall sports. In turn athletes are moving out of state to play and gain the experience they say is needed for college scholarship opportunities. One High School All American, Quarterback JJ McCarthy transferred out from hi Illinois State champion team, giving up his senior year to get the experience he needs in Florida at IMG Academy. McCarthy is committed to play QB for the Michigan Wolverines and he says IMG Academy will give him the experience and reps needed for the next step in college. An interesting conversation with Jim McCarthy, JJ's Dad in what is a hot topic playing High School sports.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

631908 ,

Great interview with a Hall of Famer!

Fun and knowledgeable - good listen!

BenEaston ,

Great show

Fantastic insight from an experienced sports journalists and a future journalists. Great guests, too.

Sandyfr ,

We look forward to each episode

Really enjoy Jason and Peggy’s insight into Chicago sports.

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