McNeil & Parkins Show

Mon-Fri: 2-6 p.m.

Dan McNeil and Danny Parkins bring you in-your-face Chicago sports talk with great opinions, guests and fun. Nick Shepkowski is the executive producer of the show, while Chris Tannehill is the associate producer. Follow the show on Twitter @McNeil_Parkins and find full podcast hours here.

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    Craig Ehlo with the Cavaliers in 1990
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    May 21, 2020 - 3:16 pm

    Craig Ehlo is at peace with his heartbreaking role and result in one of the most iconic moments in NBA history. Michael Jordan hit "The Shot" over Ehlo to lift the Bulls to a buzzer-beating win...

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    Bulls guard Michael Jordan in an undated photo
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    May 19, 2020 - 4:19 pm

    In the NBA's offseason of 2001, then-Celtics forward and Chicago native Antoine Walker received an unexpected phone call from retired superstar Michael Jordan.

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    Bears coach Matt Nagy
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    May 18, 2020 - 12:20 pm

    In two seasons under coach Matt Nagy, the Bears have struggled to estalish a running game. It has been a source of frustration and a deterrent for the offense, which averaged just 4.7 yards per...

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    Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot
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    May 15, 2020 - 5:33 pm

    Criticism came from many angles toward coach Matt Nagy and the Bears after their disappointing 2019 season that started with Super Bowl aspirations ended at 8-8 and with the team watching the...

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    Royals left-hander Mike Montgomery
    Denny Medley/USA Today Sports
    May 14, 2020 - 4:28 pm

    While Royals left-hander Mike Montgomery and his teammates train for a shortened 2020 season, Major League Baseball and the players' union continue to hold labor negotiations over a return-to-play...

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    A Bears fan cheers celebrates during the team's game against the Rams.
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    May 13, 2020 - 5:03 pm

    After finishing 8-8 and in third place in the NFC North in a disappointing 2019 season, the Bears knew they were going to have an easier schedule in 2020. Upon the NFL's schedule release last...

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    Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, center, celebrates after his 20-strikeout game on May 6, 1998.
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    May 06, 2020 - 4:31 pm

    It was 22 years ago Wednesday that then-Cubs rookie pitcher Kerry Wood produced one of the most dominant performances in baseball history by striking out 20 Astros while throwing a one-hitter in a...

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    Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon golfs at the BMW Charity Pro-Am in South Carolina in 2014.
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    May 01, 2020 - 4:10 pm

    Bulls legend Michael Jordan's affinity for gambling and golfing are well-documented. Former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has a story to add to the long list of head-shaking tales.

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    Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson
    Jeff Swinger/USA Today Sports
    April 27, 2020 - 3:54 pm

    The Bears landed Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson with the No. 50 overall pick in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday evening thanks in part to an unexpected drop related to his inury...

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    Michael Jordan smiles during a return to the United Center in 2011.
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    April 17, 2020 - 10:22 am

    The legend of Michael Jordan lives beyond his accomplishments on the court. To this day, stories still emerge of the iconic figure and his persona as he led the Bulls dynasty in the 1990s.

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