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 […]

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 […]

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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]