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Joe Ostrowski on 670 The Score

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A veteran of the Score since 2002, Joe Ostrowski brings his extensive baseball knowledge and a dose of his sharp gambling perspective to the evening show, for which Herb Lawrence is the executive producer. Follow Ostrowski on Twitter @JoeO670.

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A veteran of the Score since 2002, Joe Ostrowski brings his extensive baseball knowledge and a dose of his sharp gambling perspective to the evening show, for which Herb Lawrence is the executive producer. Follow Ostrowski on Twitter @JoeO670.

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15 Ratings
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About time!

By SmoothOprtr - Oct 24 2019
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Joe brings unique and confident takes to the table when discussing sports. Glad 670 is finally giving him a shot at his own show.

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15 Ratings
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About time!

By SmoothOprtr - Oct 24 2019
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Joe brings unique and confident takes to the table when discussing sports. Glad 670 is finally giving him a shot at his own show.
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Joe Ostrowski on 670 The Score

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A veteran of the Score since 2002, Joe Ostrowski brings his extensive baseball knowledge and a dose of his sharp gambling perspective to the evening show, for which Herb Lawrence is the executive producer. Follow Ostrowski on Twitter @JoeO670.

Rank #1: Ostrowski: White Sox might be best-run franchise in Chicago, but a caller hates their every move (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by reacting to third baseman Yoan Moncada and the White Sox agreeing on a five-year contract extension that also includes a team option on the back end. Could the White Sox be the best-run franchise in Chicago right now? Perhaps -- but not according to caller Michael in Bridgeport, a man who seems to hate everything the White Sox have done in their rebuild.

Mar 06 2020

44mins

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Rank #2: Ostrowski: Astros' press conference was just a mess (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by listening and reacting to the Astros' press conference earlier Thursday in which they addressed and attempted to apologize for their cheating scandal. Later, Ostrowski took calls from listeners on the Astros' scandal.

Feb 14 2020

47mins

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Rank #3: Grote & Arkush: Reaction to Bears' trade for Nick Foles, Mia O'Brien interview (Hour 1)

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Sitting in for Joe Ostrowski, Mark Grote and Hub Arkush opened their show by discussing the big (and only) Chicago sports news of the day -- the Bears have acquired quarterback Nick Foles from the Jaguars in exchange for a fourth-round pick. What do the guys think of the move? Will there be a true quarterback competition? Later, Mia O'Brien of First Coast News in Jacksonville joined the show to share more insight on Foles. O'Brien covered Foles when he played for the Jaguars in 2019.

Mar 19 2020

48mins

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Rank #4: Ostrowski: PECTOA vs. sportsbook win totals, favorite Polish foods (Hour 4)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski took a close look at PECOTA wins projections for MLB teams and compared them to the numbers that sportsbooks have for the upcoming season. The crew then began a segment by discussing Rivers Casino hiring a sportsbook employee, but the conversation took a hard right turn as Ostrowski and producer Adam Studzinski broke down their favorite Polish foods. Later, Ostrowski welcomed in Julie DiCaro for transition to close out the show.

Feb 13 2020

43mins

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Rank #5: Grote & Arkush: Patrick Mannelly interview, Jimmy Graham talk (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Mark Grote and Hub Arkush were joined by Score football analyst Patrick Mannelly to discuss the Bears acquiring quarterback Nick Foles from the Jaguars and what type of impact he can make in Chicago. Mannelly also weighed in on the Bears' addition of tight end Jimmy Graham on a two-year deal and the latest NFL agency news. Later, the guys continued to discuss the Bears' signing of Graham.

Mar 19 2020

46mins

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Rank #6: Ostrowski: Bears talk, Brad Spielberger & Joe Osborne interviews (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by sharing the latest updates on how the coronavirus has affected the sports world before discussing the Bears' impending quarterback competition between Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles. Brad Spielberger of Over The Cap then joined the show to break down the Bears' recent additions and share his thoughts on the Foles trade. Later, Joe Osborne of Odds Shark joined the program to discuss his recent article detailing which sport produces the most upsets and why.

Mar 28 2020

47mins

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Rank #7: Ostrowski & Camp: Illinois on lockdown, Bears/NFL notes (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski and Rick Camp opened their show by reacting to the news that Governor J.B. Pritzker has issued a stay-at-home order for the state of Illinois. Later, they discussed the Bears' moves in free agency over the past week and other NFL news.

Mar 21 2020

46mins

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Rank #8: Arkush & Arkush: Joe Cowley talks Bulls (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush were joined by Joe Cowley of the Sun-Times to discuss the Bears' inactivity as the trade deadline passed and their outlook moving forward. Later, the guys continued to assess the Bears' needs this offseason.

Feb 08 2020

45mins

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Rank #9: Ostrowski: NFL playoff changes, Illinois sports betting update (Hour 2)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski shared his thoughts on the NFL moving toward a 14-team playoff format and how that affects the sport as a whole. Would that breed better competition or reward mediocrity? Later, Ostrowski reacted to Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker's comments regarding when the state can expect legalized sports betting.

Feb 20 2020

30mins

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Rank #10: Camp & Lawrence: Eli Hershkovich interview (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Rick Camp and Herb Lawrence continued to discuss the top five games that they'd want to watch on replay on television now that sporting events have been cancelled and postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lawrence shared his list. Eli Hershkovich of Radio.com Sports then joined the show to discuss his dejection with March Madness being cancelled. Later, Lawrence gave  his plea for The 108 Tournament. 

Mar 14 2020

45mins

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Rank #11: Arkush & Arkush: Greg Gabriel previews XFL season (Hour 4)

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In their final hour, Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush were joined by the DC Defenders director of player personnel Greg Gabriel to preview the XFL season, which begins Saturday. Later, the guys shared their grades for how Bears general manager Ryan Pace has fared during his tenure in Chicago.

Feb 08 2020

46mins

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Rank #12: Ostrowski: Nick Shepkowski & James Fox interviews (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Score teammate Nick Shepkowski to discuss the best World Series-winning teams of the past 25 years. James Fox of Future Sox and the South Side Hit Pen then joined the show to discuss what the baseball hiatus means for the White Sox moving forward. Later, the crew replayed former Score host Chris Rongey telling a classic Jeff Cox story.

Mar 28 2020

51mins

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Rank #13: Camp & Lawrence: BeefLoaf interview (Hour 4)

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In the final hour, Rick Camp and Herb Lawrence welcomed on BeefLoaf from The 108 (@FromThe108 on Twitter) to discuss the #108Tourney. The guys then debated the best condiment before later reacting to news coming out of Las Vegas about the Raiders being interested in drafting a quarterback.

Mar 14 2020

46mins

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Rank #14: Ostrowski: Laurence Holmes interview (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by welcoming on fellow Score host Laurence Holmes for the entire hour. They discussed a wide range of topics, including how sports media is adjusting to life without games, whether the rebroadcast of classic games matters, recommendations for shows to watch and Bears general manager Ryan Pace's latest work.

Mar 26 2020

1hr 11mins

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Rank #15: Arkush & Arkush: Bears' offseason plans, Bull quiet at deadline (Hour 1)

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Hub Arkush and Arthur Arkush opened their show by discussing what the Bears' offseason will look like. What positions will the Bears focus on in free agency and the draft? Later, they reacted to the Bulls standing pat as the trade deadline passed.

Feb 08 2020

46mins

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Rank #16: Ostrowski & Camp: March Fatness bracket, QB talk (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Joe Ostrowski and Rick Camp broke down the March Fatness bracket from the I'm Fat Podcast, which is hosted by Camp and fellow Bernstein & McKnight Show producer Jay Zawaski. The bracket included foods and other fat-friendly accessories. Later, the guys discussed the NFL quarterback carousel, which includes Nick Foles landing with the Bears and Tom Brady signing with the Buccaneers.

Mar 21 2020

48mins

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Rank #17: Ostrowski: Jay Zawaski interview (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by sharing his thoughts on the Cubs' launch of Marquee Sports Network over the weekend and what the future may look like. Bernstein & McKnight executive producer and Score hockey expert Jay Zawaski then joined the show to discuss the Blackhawks dealing goalie Robin Lehner to the Golden Knights and defenseman Erik Gustafsson to the Flames ahead of the trade deadline Monday afternoon. Later, Ostrowski reacted to a White Sox rumor of another extension perhaps being in the works for a key player.

Feb 25 2020

41mins

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Rank #18: Ostrowski & Lawrence: Mike Fisher interview (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski and Herb Lawrence were joined by Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas and CowboysSI.com to share a scouting report on pass rusher Robert Quinn, who will join the Bears on a five-year deal. Quinn recorded 11.5 sacks for the Cowboys in 2019.

Mar 18 2020

45mins

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Rank #19: Arkush & Arkush: Bruce Levine talks Cubs/White Sox (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Hub Arkush and Hub Arkush were joined by Score baseball insider Bruce Levine to preview the start of spring training for the Cubs and White Sox next week. And what does Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant's future hold? Later, the guys discussed the Blackhawks' recent play and whether they will earn a playoff berth.

Feb 08 2020

42mins

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Rank #20: Ostrowski: Which Cubs do you trust in 2020? (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski discussed which Cubs players can be trusted the most and who can be trusted the least as the 2020 season approaches.

Feb 29 2020

21mins

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Grote & Schuster: Les Grobstein interview (Hour 4)

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In the final hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster checked in with the Score overnight host Les Grobstein before conducting transition with Julie DiCaro.

Apr 01 2020

53mins

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Grote & Schuster: Chris Trapasso interview (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster were joined by Chris Trapasso of CBS Sports to preview the NFL Draft and what he expects the Bears to do with their two picks in the second round.

Apr 01 2020

45mins

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Grote & Schuster: Mark Schanowski interview (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster were joined by Mark Schanowksi of NBC Sports Chicago to discuss the NBA's possible plan for the remainder of the season as play remains suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Schanowski also shared what he hopes to see in "The Last Dance," the 10-part behind-the-scenes documentary series that chronicles the Bulls' championship-winning 1997-'98 season.

Apr 01 2020

48mins

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Grote & Schuster: MJ vs LBJ ... again (Hour 1)

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Sitting in for Joe Ostrowski, Mark Grote and David Shuster opened their show by listening to a rant from Fox Sports personality Shannon Sharpe about why LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan -- which led to the guys explaining why Sharpe is wrong.

Apr 01 2020

48mins

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Grote & Schuster: How to handle a shortened MLB season (Hour 4)

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In the final hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster discuss how MLB might handle a shortened season -- if one is played at all. What's a reasonable number of games to play? Both Grote and producer Adam Studzinski agreed the season is too long in the first place.

Mar 31 2020

46mins

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Grote & Schuster: Madeline Kenney interview, examining 'voice growls' (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster were joined by Madeline Kenney of the Sun-Times. She covers just about every team in Chicago and discussed how she has handled her coverage recently and what her experience has been like with each organization. Later, the guys closely examined "voice growls" from musicians and local play-by-play announcers. Who has the best one?

Mar 31 2020

49mins

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Grote & Schuster: Jill Urchak interview, NFC North win totals (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Mark Grote and David Schuster were joined by WBBM traffic reporter Jill Urchak, who used to host on the Score and who still does traffic reports for the Mully & Haugh Show. Grote and Urchak actually went on a date a long time ago -- before she met her husband -- and it didn't go well, so the two told that tale. They also spent time discussing her podcast, which focuses on supernatural phenomena. Later, Grote and Schuster looked into which team has the edge in the NFC North this coming season.

Mar 31 2020

46mins

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Grote & Schuster: Who has edge at QB for Bears? What should Bears focus on in NFL Draft? (Hour 1)

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Sitting in for Joe Ostrowski, Mark Grote and David Schuster opened their show by discussing which quarterback has the edge in the Bears' quarterback room -- Mitchell Trubisky or the recently acquired Nick Foles? They then continued the Bears conversation by debating whether the team should focus on picking a skill position player or an offensive lineman with their two picks in the second round.

Mar 31 2020

48mins

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Ostrowski: Life without sports, preview of Bears' offense (Hour 3)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski and producer Brandon Orlowski discussed life without sports and how they're coping during this time. Later, Ostrowski detailed why the Bears could return to being Super Bowl contenders in 2020 before signing off.

Mar 28 2020

35mins

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Ostrowski: Nick Shepkowski & James Fox interviews (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Score teammate Nick Shepkowski to discuss the best World Series-winning teams of the past 25 years. James Fox of Future Sox and the South Side Hit Pen then joined the show to discuss what the baseball hiatus means for the White Sox moving forward. Later, the crew replayed former Score host Chris Rongey telling a classic Jeff Cox story.

Mar 28 2020

51mins

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Ostrowski: Bears talk, Brad Spielberger & Joe Osborne interviews (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by sharing the latest updates on how the coronavirus has affected the sports world before discussing the Bears' impending quarterback competition between Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles. Brad Spielberger of Over The Cap then joined the show to break down the Bears' recent additions and share his thoughts on the Foles trade. Later, Joe Osborne of Odds Shark joined the program to discuss his recent article detailing which sport produces the most upsets and why.

Mar 28 2020

47mins

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Ostrowski & Tannehill: Mark Buehrle perfect game pregame/postgame show

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On what was supposed to be MLB Opening Day, Joe Ostrowski and Chris Tannehill held a pregame and postgame show surrounding 670 The Score's re-airing of White Sox ace Mark Buehrle's perfect game on July 23, 2009. The two produced the Score's broadcast of that magical game, so they shared their memories of it and also welcomed on former White Sox pregame and postgame host Chris Rongey to relive the special afternoon.

Mar 27 2020

1hr 15mins

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Ostrowski: Ron Coomer interview (Hour 3)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Cubs Radio analyst Ron Coomer to reflect on the organization's march to a championship in 2016, including a specific moment from Game 7 of the World Series. Starting April 1, the Score will rebroadcast each of the Cubs' playoff games en route to their title. Coomer also discussed how he expects the Cubs to adjust to new manager David Ross.

Mar 26 2020

43mins

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Ostrowski: Nick Kostos interview (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski was joined by Nick Kostos of You Better You Bet on Radio.com Sports. They discussed life without sports, whether games will return before June, how to assess the NFL betting market, whether the Bears will surprise in 2020 if Nick Foles starts at quarterback and more.

Mar 26 2020

28mins

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Ostrowski: Laurence Holmes interview (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski opened his show by welcoming on fellow Score host Laurence Holmes for the entire hour. They discussed a wide range of topics, including how sports media is adjusting to life without games, whether the rebroadcast of classic games matters, recommendations for shows to watch and Bears general manager Ryan Pace's latest work.

Mar 26 2020

1hr 11mins

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Ostrowski & Schuster: What movies have you seen lately? (Hour 4)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski and David Schuster discussed which movies they've seen lately and what they still want to watch during this time at home.

Mar 25 2020

45mins

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Ostrowski & Schuster: Frank Schwab interview (Hour 3)

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In the third hour, Joe Ostrowski and David Schuster were joined by Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports to discuss his recent article in which he graded teams' free agency moves. Schwab wasn't a fan of what the Bears did, and he explained why. Later, the guys discussed their favorite memories of White Sox ace Mark Buehrle's perfect game back in 2009. On Thursday evening, the Score will re-air that game broadcast.

Mar 25 2020

45mins

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Ostrowski & Schuster: Chris Emma interview (Hour 2)

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In the second hour, Joe Ostrowski and David Schuster were joined by 670 The Score reporter Chris Emma to discuss the Bears' moves in free agency and whether the recently acquired Nick Foles will take the starting quarterback job from Mitchell Trubisky. Later, the guys listened back to Radio.com Sports NFL insider Brian Baldinger's interview on the Mully & Haugh Show earlier in the morning.

Mar 25 2020

48mins

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Ostrowski & Schuster: Remembering 2016 World Series, Mike Florio on NFL's future (Hour 1)

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Joe Ostrowski and David Schuster opened their show by reminiscing about the Cubs winning the 2016 World Series, as multiple networks have been replaying it with no sporting events being held during the coronavirus pandemic. The guys shared their favorite stories from the Cubs' magical run. Later, the guys listened in to the interview that Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk had on the Mully & Haugh Show earlier in the morning in which he discussed the NFL's plan moving forward amid this pandemic.

Mar 25 2020

46mins

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Ostrowski & Grote: Life when sports come back, potential Bears kicker competition (Hour 4 on 3/23)

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In the final hour, Joe Ostrowski and Mark Grote discussed what life will be like when sports return and people can once again attend events. Later, the guys discussed whether the Bears should pursue free agent Stephen Gostkowski and create a kicking competition.

Mar 24 2020

46mins

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About time!

By SmoothOprtr - Oct 24 2019
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Joe brings unique and confident takes to the table when discussing sports. Glad 670 is finally giving him a shot at his own show.