Len & Lin: Cubs Season Ends on Arrieta 3-Hitter [Listen]"Willson Contreras is the top catching prospect, but they just don't want to rush him. We could possibly see him later this summer. He's an athletic batting champ, but he's an excitable, huge guy."
Len & Lin: Cubs Scoring All the Runs [Listen]"As scary as the offense has been, the batting averages are nowhere near what we'd expect them to be."
Arrieta Has Cincinnati Seeing Red [Listen]"He has set a standard that is almost superhuman."
Len & Lin: A Very St. Louis Week [Listen]"We've got the Blackhawks hosting St. Louis Tuesday; the Cubs on the road in St. Louis."
Len & Lin: Wild Week Has Cubs Off to Hot Start [Listen]"I don't think it's too early to call them a juggernaut; they're outscoring their opponents by about 5 runs."
Len & Lin: Cubs Serve Up Hit Parade [Listen]The Cubs have come out of the gate swinging, picking up after a shaky start by John Lackey. Scary moment on a deep drive to left-center when Dexter Fowler and Kyle Schwarber collided. It initially looked pretty bad, but the initial diagnosis is a sprained ankle. He's scheduled for an MRI later today.
Len & Lin: 2016 Season Preview [Listen]Well, baseball season is finally upon us, and this year, the anticipation is mounting.
Next Year Is Here: Your Ultimate 2016 Chicago Baseball Preview [Playlist]Let's look at some story lines and songs that accompany them to get you ready for what should be the most exciting year for Chicago baseball ever.
The Best Super Bowl Commercials Of All TimeFor some, the best part of the Super Bowl is the commercials. Thanks to YouTube, you're often able to get a sneak peek at some of them before the game on Sunday. That's no fun though!
PSA: A New NFL Bad Lip Reading Video Is Out NowThe NFL Bad Lip Reading video has become a yearly tradition in the week leading up to the Super Bowl. Showing NFL players, coaches, and referees uttering nonsensical phrases, the video makes no sense at all. That part, is what makes it fantastic.
Lin Brehmer Talks with Kerry Wood Ahead of Woody's Winter Warm Up [Listen]To kickoff this weekend's Cubs Convention, Kerry Wood and his Wood Family Foundation will be hosting a party for Woody's Winter Warm Up at Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch and Sports Museum inside Water Tower Place. Several ex-Cubs and Hall of Famers will be there to bartend and meet and greet fans. All proceeds benefit the Wood Family Foundation, as they support the growth and development of youth in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood with afterschool and summertime mentoring program.
Two Minute Drill: Tampa Held at Bay [Listen]The Bears eked out a win against former coach Lovie Smith's Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday. Marc Mariani had a key catch in the game, and has been a key catch for the XRT morning show this season. Always the team player, he managed to get up bright & early to join you on your morning commute after an afternoon of punishing hits by guys the size of the car in the lane next to you. A big thank you to the guy from big sky country on behalf of the team at WXRT.