Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Deal or No Trade Deal

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Yankees  GM Brian Cashman spoke to the mostly New York media following the trade deadline.  The AL East first place failed to make any more deals beyond the acquisition of Mariners utility player Dustin Ackley for for Ramon Flores and Jose Ramirez on Thursday. “We stayed engaged with all clubs to come up with a […]

Bears Training Camp Preview, Baseball Deals

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….we are pleased to be joined by John Mullin of Comcast Sports Net – Chicago.  He gives us a Bears training camp preview, and also talks about the great 1985 Chicago Bears team.  Sam the intern checks in from Big Ten media days with […]

New Blue: Cubs at the Deadline

Jason Hammel’s struggles on Sunday only highlighted the Cubs need for a beefier rotation.  The young Cubs were swept by the MLB worst, Philadelphia Phillies.  Mr. Prolonged Relief, Travis Wood has been the temporary fix, certainly a good tool to have in the arsenal.  Operating with a four-man rotation, the Cubs are clearly in need […]

NBA Free Agency and Baseball Talk

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Jeff Rich talks NBA Free Agency and American League and National League Central with us, while John Poulter updates us on the Pan Am Games going on in Toronto this month, as well as his take on the American League East.  Plus, updates on […]

More Chicago Cubs Mid Season Feedback

on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal Mark Grote pre- and post-game host of Cubs baseball on WBBM in Chicago joins us to discuss how the Chicago Cubs are doing at mid-season.  The All-Star break is over and the pennant chase begins in earnest. Mark also tells us which are his […]

Crosstown Classic Preview: A Clash of Strategies

As the South Siders head to 1060 W Addison this weekend, with them comes a clash of expectations.  Both teams pursued roster overhauls in the winter, both teams adding new starting pitching as well as some much-needed sources of run support. The Cubs focused their free agency search on a catcher and a starting pitcher. […]

Chicago Cubs Mid Season Report

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on the Weekend Sports Report with Packer Dave and Steve Leventhal ….we are pleased be joined by Mark Gonzales, Chicago Cubs beat reporter for the Chicago Tribune, who gives us a Mid Season report on the Northsiders, as they wrap up a dramatic series with the Cardinals and get ready to host the White Sox […]

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 […]