Bulls and Blackhawks Playoffs Update


on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….long time friend of the show Les Grobstein joins us to discuss the Bulls and Blackhawks playoffs games. The “Grobber” offers his insights on the NBA Eastern Conference matchups. He also comments on the Cubs season so far. Dave and Steve get a first […]

The Washington Nationals and Last Week in Baseball


It isn’t always good to be the king, or in the case of the Washington Nationals, maybe the media can lay a little low, when it comes to how easy it is supposed to be for them in 2015. The first week of their season stunk of ‘meh’, and things went from blah to bad […]

2015 Masters Review, NFL Preview – 4/13/15


on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Dave phones in from the Sports Book at Bally’s in Las Vegas, where he’s attending the National Association of Broadcasters Show.  Despite all that technology, he manages to find the loudest, crappiest connection possible. But the show must go on.  Regular contributors Jeff Rich […]

The Houston Astros and Last Week in Baseball


You can usually pencil these Houston Astros, of the new American League variety, to finish dead-last or at least close to it, but these down years have potentially given them hope to build a solid core for the future. While you have to be an absolute seam-head to follow the MLB Draft in the present […]

2015 Masters Preview and more

Defending Masters champ Bubba Watson

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….with our guest Rory Spears from GolfersOnGolf.com, gives us a 2015 Masters Preview.  Also Jeff Rich from Sports Byline Sunday talks about the Final Four last weekend and also gives us his take on baseball.  Jeff managed to attend fifteen spring training games in […]

What if the Cubs and White Sox combined forces?

Cubs GM Theo Epstein and White Sox GM Rick Hahn

It’s that time of year again… spring is in the air, the weather is changing and baseball is right around to corner. But more importantly… it is time to unveil the roster for the 2015 SCUBS! Unlike previous years, the 2015 SCUBS had position battles across the board, which was not the case last year. […]

Cubs 2015, Final Four preview


on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Mark Grote, Cubs pre- and post-game host on WBBM 780-AM joins us for a Cubs 2015 preview.  He also looks at other contenders in the NL Central. Jeff Rich from Sports Byline Sunday checks in with a NCAA Final Four preview.  It should […]

Gardening, Smart TV’s, Hardware Stores


on Home Improvement USA with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal ….our guests are Don Guzan, with more useful lawn and gardening  tips, John Poulter talks about advances in Internet radio, Smart TV’s, and ways to cut the cable, and one of our original hosts, Ken Walchak from Clark-Devon Hardware, makes a return visit to update […]

Sweet Sixteen Recap, Spring Training – 3/26/15


On The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Jeff Rich  join us for a discussion of Thursday night’s Sweet Sixteen action in the NCAA tournament, including a look at the North Carolina – Wisconsin and his thoughts on where does the Kentucky team rank among great college basketball teams of the […]

2015 March Madness Preview – 3/19/15


The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….SRN assistant sports director and basketball guru Phil Meyers joins us for a look at the brackets and discusses who, if anyone can step up and challenge undefeated Kentucky for the NCAA title as 2015 March Madness gets underway. John Poulter also chimes in on […]

Cubs Spring Training, NHL Talk – 3/12/15

Jon Lester

on The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune gives us a Cubs Spring Training update, and more from around the Cactus League.  John Poulter also chimes in on the AL East, hockey and soccer.  Plus, Steve and Dave talk about the latest NFL free agent moves.  […]

Grizzlies Top Bulls in Battle of Brothers

Like most brothers, Pau and Marc Gasol like to compete against one another. After all they have been competing against each other since they can remember and even became the first brothers to start opposite each other in an All Star Game last month. “ We’re always competitive, we always compete” Pau would add after […]

Rose Remains Hopeful for Return This Season

D Rose

For the first time since having arthroscopic knee surgery back on February 27th, Bulls guard Derrick Rose spoke to the media on Monday night before the team hosted the Memphis Grizzlies at the United Center. While the former MVP would not give a definite return date, he did keep hopes of returning before the playoffs […]

NHL Trade Deadline, NFL Moves, Baseball Preview – 3/5/15

Spring Training

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….plus our guest John Poulter discusses whether the NHL trade deadline resulted in any good moves for the teams in contention. He also offers his baseball preview as spring training gets underway in Florida and Arizona.  Dave and Steve discuss NFL moves as free […]

Short-handed Bulls Top Rival Wizards

“Next man up” has become the slogan for the Chicago Bulls for about three years now. Ever since Derrick Rose tore his ACL in the 2012 playoffs, head coach Tom Thibodeau has been forced to change his lineup more than any other coach in recent memory. Not only have the Bulls had to deal with […]