After a brief hiatus that no-doubt disappointed millions of people, Wellness Checks are back. Today's guest is David Strauss, one of the three brothers whose family owns Sluggers, the Wrigleyville staple bar and restaurant with batting cages and other nonsense upstairs. David and his family have always been very good to Brad and The Heckler, hosting a number of events and running ads and co-promotions from time to time. Listen here!
During John McDonough's month away from the team, the Blackhawks somehow qualified for the postseason so the team was left with no choice but to bring back their former president.
Today's Wellness Check is with Sarah Lauch, an executive producer at NBC Sports Chicago and the founder of Live Like Roo, a non-profit organization that supports families of pets diagnosed with cancer. Listen here!
The Los Angeles Angels have reportedly been aggressively furloughing much of their staff according to multiple sources. Like many business owners, Angels’ owner, Arte Moreno feels horrible about it, but there is just nothing he can do.
Horace Grant may have called the Pistons "straight up bitches" in "The Last Dance," but now it's Michael Jordan he's coming after.
"Hillary losing the election, a global pandemic, not watching any sports for six months ..." said Tom Johnson, "When my friends I went around about what we would give up, and I went all out."
Today's Wellness Check is with Katie Rich. She's a writer who spent six years at Saturday Night Live and Second City before that. Listen here!