Chicago is Sad about Brandon Saad, Happy About WWC

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….John Poulter joins us to dissect the trade of promising young Blackhawks winger Brandon Saad in a seven player deal with Columbus.  It’s no surprise that money was at the root of the deal.  The cap strapped Hawks had to make a move before […]

Max Scherzer and the Nats Heat Up

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….Craig Heist from The Fan in Washington, DC joins us to talk about the surging Washington Nationals and pitcher Max Scherzer who lost a perfect game with two outs in the ninth, yet still tossed a no-hitter.  He has now retired 54 of the […]

Blackhawks, Warriors Win Championships

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….John Poulter joins us to talk about how the Chicago Blackhawks win a third Stanley Cup Championship in six years, and Jeff Rich dissects the NBA Finals, as Stephen Curry’s Warriors Win the NBA title over LeBron James’ Cavs. We also preview the US […]

Adrian Buckley Wins WSOP Millionaire Maker

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Ever since The aptly named Chris Moneymaker won the World Series of Poker Main Event in 2003, part time and amateur players have been vying with experienced pros to claim some of the richest purses in a the game. The folks that run the most popular poker tournament in the world added some new wrinkles […]

Les Grobstein on Bulls and Bears

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….legendary Chicago sports jock, and long time friend of SRN, joins us to give his take on the Chicago Bulls’ new coach and the Bears prognosis for the 2015 season. When Les gets on a roll, there’s no stopping him. Enjoy the lively discussion. […]

Cleveland Sports Misery: This Is a New One

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To understand a Cleveland fan, or just the sports landscape of the city itself, out-of-town and national writers must feel obligated to offer up the preamble.  Before any success can be achieved or any praise be given, we must be reminded of the failure, or is it failures?  It seems like either could work, and […]

Fred Hoiberg Looks Good at Presser, on Paper

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When you look at numbers alone, the Hoiberg hire makes tons of sense. Though the Bulls had assembled a much better team come start of the 2014/2015 season with the healthy Derrick Rose, two promising rookies in McDermott and Mirotic, the meteoric ascension of Jimmy Butler into a 1B guard, the addition of the best […]

NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final Games One

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …. Steve Kohn, an original cast member of the Bears-Packers Showdown, and former editor of “The Blue Line” joins us along with John Poulter for a discussion of the Stanley Cup Final game one between Chicago and Tampa. Our show includes audio from both […]

Hawks Force Game 7, Warriors-Cavs preview

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Ryan Leong of CBS Sports in San Francisco joins us for a Warriors-Cavs preview, while John Poulter checks in with his thoughts on the NHL Western Finals game seven between Chicago and Anaheim. Steve and John also discuss the indictment of six FIFA soccer […]

Blackhawks playoff loss, Golden State squeaks by

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….John Poulter checks in to discuss the Blackhawks tough playoff loss, and Jeff Rich joins us to discuss the Golden State – Houston series, along with his thoughts on the baseball season to date. Don’t miss a cameo from Dick Vitale.

Cavs Eliminate Bulls, Blackhawks Face Ducks

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …Jeff Rich joins us to break down how the Cleveland Cavs were able to eliminate the Chicago Bulls in game 6 at the United Center. John Poulter previews the Blackhawks – Ducks and Rangers-Tampa Bay NHL conference finals. He also offers his thoughts on […]

Bulls Cavs Playoffs, NHL Update

on The Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal … Matt Loede from Metro Networks in Cleveland and Jeff Rich join us to discuss the Bulls Cavs playoffs, including audio comments from head coaches Dave Blatt and Tom Thibodeau. Later in the show, John Poulter talks baseball, NHL playoffs, and the final three […]

Mayweather – Pacquiao Preview, NHL, NBA updates

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal …we have a full plate of events this weekend. David Schuster from 670-AM The Score in Chicago joins us with his thoughts on the big Mayweather – Pacquiao fight in Vegas on Saturday.  Jeff Rich chimes in with his take on the NFL Draft, […]

Bulls and Blackhawks Playoffs Update

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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

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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 […]