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Holmes: Opening Night A Mixed Bag At Wrigley Field

By Laurence W. Holmes–

(CBS) Opening Night at Wrigley Field was a mixed bag. That’s probably the best way to put it. The baseball itself was a little disjointed and sloppy, but it’s the first game of the season and most of the indicators about the Cubs future are pointing up after a 3-0 loss to the Cardinals. 669 more words

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Holmes: DePaul Must Steer Clear Of Tunnel Vision In Coaching Search

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(CBS) When word came down Saturday that DePaul basketball coach Oliver Purnell had resigned, my social media outlets were bombarded with questions about former Blue Demon stars being on the list to replace him. 551 more words

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The Price of Violence

Last night as I drove home, I found myself listening to Laurence Holmes on The Score.

I really like Laurence and his sports show because it is never just about sports. 201 more words

Notes From Rumbly Cottage

Holmes: A Journey To Spring Training Is Good For The Soul

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(CBS) Right now, this must seem cruel. Chicago has just endured the coldest February since 1875. Most every day in this historically cold month, the sky has been gloomy. 874 more words

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Listen: Laurence Holmes On The Jackie Robinson West Controversy

(CBS) There’s no shortage of opinions regarding the Jackie Robinson West controversy that’s resulted in a squad of Little Leaguers from the south side of Chicago… 322 more words

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What is "nuance"?

Featuring a special appearance by the words of Laurence Holmes!

You might be told, in an English class, to give a “nuanced argument,” but it might not be perfectly clear what this means. 799 more words

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Holmes: Key Moments From Bears Season

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(CBS) Coming into the season, the Bears organization and their fans were optimistic about what this team could accomplish. Chicago was the second-highest scoring team in the NFL in 2013, and general manager Phil Emery allocated draft picks and dollars to rebuilding the defense. 1,766 more words

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