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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    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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    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban
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    April 16, 2020 - 10:40 am

    When the Cubs were up for sale back in 2008, the highest-profile bidder involved in the process was billionaire entrepreneur and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Looking back, he believes it's a...

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    Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas
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    April 15, 2020 - 5:58 pm

    Given the disgruntled nature of the fan base, we knew locally that the Bulls' hiring of Arturas Karnisovas as their new executive vice president of basketball operations would be well-received....

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    Mavericks owner Mark Cuban
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    April 15, 2020 - 4:51 pm

    Fresh off a conference call with President Donald Trump and some of the biggest sports power brokers in the country, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban remained uncertain when the NBA and other leagues...

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