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SportsTalk Live Podcast is hosted by David Kaplan and features a rotating panel of Chicago media members and reporters discussing the daily news surrounding sports and the city's five teams.

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SportsTalk Live Podcast is hosted by David Kaplan and features a rotating panel of Chicago media members and reporters discussing the daily news surrounding sports and the city's five teams.

    Ep. 859: The NBA is back! The NHL is back! MLB is... postponing games

    Ep. 859: The NBA is back! The NHL is back! MLB is... postponing games

    Jason Goff, David Haugh and Charlie Roumeliotis join Kap for a Friday edition of STL.

    Two St. Louis Cardinals players test positive for COVID-19 postponing their game with the Brewers. How much longer can MLB continue its season? Meanwhile, Nick Madrigal gets the call up to the majors to help the White Sox. Can he pitch?

    Blackhawks-Oilers Game 1 is Saturday. Can Corey Crawford steal the series for the Hawks?

    Later, KC Johnson joins Kap to discuss the NBA’s restart and Joakim Noah’s return with the Clippers.

    Finally, the guys talk about seeing NBA hoops again as well as the Bears QB competition. Who do you think Bears players want to be their Week 1 starting QB?




    0:00 - 2 St. Louis Cardinals players test positive for COVID-19. 6 teams will not play on Friday because of the outbreak. When might MLB reach its breaking point?

    5:00 - Nick Madrigal is finally called up to the majors. Is he the answer to the White Sox’ struggles? Can he pitch?

    7:30 - Blackhawks-Oilers Game 1 is Saturda. Can Corey Crawford steal the series?

    9:30 - KC Johnson joins Kap to talk about the NBA’s return, LeBron James’ performance and the return of Joakim Noah.

    17:30 - The panel returns to revel in the NBA’s restart.

    22:00 - Who would the Bears players want to be their Week 1 starter- Mitch Trubisky or Nick Foles?

    • 22 min
    Ep. 858: One week into baseball... who are you most concerned about?

    Ep. 858: One week into baseball... who are you most concerned about?

    SportsTalk Live is back with David Haugh, Laurence Holmes and Mark Carman joining Kap.

    We are just a week into the baseball season. So which team are we more concerned with- White Sox or Cubs? Meanwhile, two Phillies staffer test positive for COVID-19 as the outbreak continues on the Marlins. The guys discuss how MLB should handle this.

    Later, Eddie Olczyk joins Kap on the show as the Blackhawks get ready for their series opener against the Oilers. Can Corey Crawford steal this series for the underdog Hawks? And does a shutout win in an exhibition game tell us anything about the Hawks’ chances in the qualifying round?

    Finally, the guys discus the Bears unusual training camp. Do the circumstances give Mitch a leg up on Nick Foles? And how can the defense overcome the loss of Eddie Goldman.




    0:00 - We are one week into the MLB season. So which teams are we more concerned about- the White Sox or Cubs? And what can the Cubs do to fix their bullpen?

    6:00 - 2 Phillies staffer test positive for COVID-19 as the outbreak continues on the Marlins. How can MLB fix this?

    10:00 - Eddie Olczyk joins Kap to preview the Blackhawks-Oilers qualifying round series. Did the exhibition win over the Blues show that the Hawks can upset the Oilers? Is Corey Crawford able to win the series?

    19:00 - The Bears QB battle will be unlike any other. Does this give Mitch the edge? Plus, how can the Bears defense overcome the loss of Eddie Goldman?

    • 23 min
    Ep. 857: Happy Opening Day!

    Ep. 857: Happy Opening Day!

    It’s finally Opening Day. SportsTalk Live hits the road and visits Guaranteed Rate Field where the White Sox being the 60-game season against the AL Central champion Twins.

    Adam Hoge, Andy Masur and Scott Podsednik join Kap to talk about the young Sox. Are they ready to compete this season? Does the shortened season help or hurt them? And what’s the one weakness that they need to overcome to return to the playoffs?




    0:00 - Adam Hoge joins Kap to preview the opener and discuss the hype surrounding the team.

    9:30 - New White Sox radio play-by-play voice Andy Masur joins Kap to remember Ed Farmer and preview the A.L. Central race.

    17:00 - NBC Sports Chicago White Sox analyst Scott Podsednik joins Kap to discuss how the shortened season with benefit and possibly hurt the Sox. 

    • 22 min
    Ep. 856: Is it okay for White Sox fans to dream big?

    Ep. 856: Is it okay for White Sox fans to dream big?

    Jason Goff, Mark Carman and Jordan Bernfield join Kap on a Thursday edition of STL.

    The Nationals’ Juan Soto tests positive for COVID-19 just hours before the season begins. Is this just a sign of things to come this season? Meanwhile, the White Sox begin their season Friday and fans can’t wait. Is it ok for them to dream of a championship in 2020?

    Later, NBC Sports Washington’s Nick Ashooh joins Kap to talk about Soto’s absence as well as the “Washington Football Team.”

    Finally, the panel returns to discuss Theo Epstein’s comments that he does not want his players to stick to sports. 




    0:00 - The Nationals’ Juan Soto tests positive for COVID-19 just hours before the season begins. Will this be a problem for MLB all season long?

    5:30 - Is it ok for White Sox fans to dream big in 2020?

    9:00 - NBC Sports Washington’s Nick Ashooh joins Kap to talk about Juan Soto’s positive COVID-19 test and the “Washington Football Team”.

    17:00 - The panel reacts to Theo Epstein’s comments that he doesn’t want his players to “stick to sports.”

    • 22 min
    Ep. 856: Do the White Sox have enough to be contenders?

    Ep. 856: Do the White Sox have enough to be contenders?

    JJ Stankevitz, Charlie Roumeliotis and Scott Merkin join Kap on a Wednesday edition of STL.

    Baseball’s Opening Day is almost, finally here. Do the White Sox have enough pitching to be championship contenders? Meanwhile on the north side, can the Cubs make one last playoff push with this group of players?

    Later, KC Johnson joins Kap to discuss why the Bulls haven’t moved on from Jim Boylen yet. Plus, do the Bulls regret trading Jimmy Butler?

    Finally, there will be no NFL preseason games. Does that help or hurt Mitch Trubisky’s chances of being the Bears starting QB?




    0:00 - 2 days away from Opening Day. Do the Sox have enough pitching to be World Series contenders?

    4:00 - Anthony Rizzo knows this is probably the end of this Cubs team’s run. Do they have one more postseason in them?

    6:30 - Corey Crawford and Jonathan Toews are both “unfit to play”. Charlie gives us the latest.

    11:00 - KC Johnson joins Kap to explain why the Bulls have not fired Jim Boylen yet. Plus, should the Bulls regret trading Jimmy Butler?

    19:00 - There will be no NFL preseason games. So who does that benefit more- Mitch Trubisky or Nick Foles?

    • 22 min
    Ep. 855: White Sox complete exhibition sweep against Cubs

    Ep. 855: White Sox complete exhibition sweep against Cubs

    Vinnie Duber, Anthony Herron and Nick Shepkowski join Kap on a Tuesday edition of STL.

    Eloy Jimenez and the White Sox offense pound Yu Darvish as they complete an exhibition sweep. Should Sox fans be disappointed if their team misses the playoffs? Meanwhile, Anthony Rizzo knows that this is the last dance for this Cubs core. Do they have a chance to win another ring?

    The NFL proposed eliminating the preseason. If that happens, does that give Mitch Trubisky the edge in the QB competition? Plus, Kap asks the panelists if they would risk going to training camp if they were a rookie.

    Later, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale joins Kap to preview the 2020 MLB season. Are the White Sox too young to be good in a shortened season? Do the AL & NL Central teams have an advantage?

    Finally, Stan Bowman hopes Corey Crawford can travel with the team to Edmonton. If they can’t beat the Oilers, might they be better off losing to get a chance at the number one pick?




    0:00 – Eloy Jimenez and the Sox pound Yu Darvish. Should Sox fans be disappointed if this young team does not make the playoffs?

    3:00 - Anthony Rizzo says the Cubs are aware this is their last chance to win another title. Do they have a shot?

    6:00 - The NFL is thinking about eliminating the preseason. If there are no exhibition games, does that help Mitch in the QB competition?

    11:00 - USA Today’s Bob Nightengale joins Kap to preview the MLB season. Does the White Sox’ youth put them at a disadvantage? And has the improved COVID-19 testing bode well for the season?

    19:00 - Stan Bowman says he hopes Corey Crawford travels with the Blackhawks to Edmonton? Do they have a shot against the Oilers? Could they be better off losing and winning the lottery?

    • 22 min

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Blackhawks!!

Please stop talking about the hawks, your knowledge is clearly lacking on hockey..
Youth needs the adversity and once there young guys come through this and shine..
All of you will have a completely different tone... Go Hawks!!!! #dynastyround2

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