Thursday, October 13, 2011

Theo EpsteinRestaurantsDining and DrinkingChicago CubsChicago MayorPeriodicalsMark Derosa

5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Greg Jarrett                              

5:38 a.m.  Dave Kaplan shares inside info on what Cubs owner Tom Ricketts told Theo Epstein that convinced to come to Chicago.

6:09 a.m.  Tribune baseball columnist Phil Rogers explains y why the Red Sox are so willing to let Theo Epstein leave. 

6:39 a.m.  Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson reacts to the good, bad, and ugly of Mayor Emanuel’s city budget.

7:09 a.m.  Pat Hughes and Keith Moreland offer-up their thoughts on what they’d like to see happen if Theo Epstein becomes the next GM of the Cubs.

7:21 a.m.  Dan Shaughnessy, the Boston Globe sports columnist who broke the original story of the Cubs seeking permission to speak with Epstein, tells Greg Jarrett where compensation negotiations stand between the ballclubs and the behinds the scenes stuff involving players drinking beer/playing video games in the middle of a ballgame. 

7:39 a.m.  In conjunction with Greg Jarrett's Hometown Voices broadcast Friday in Vernon Hills, Greg will have Tribune restaurant critic Phil Vettel tell us the best eateries in the area.  Here’s what Phil’s recommending:  Opa Estiatorio, Tsukasa, Forge Club, and Tom & Eddie's (local burger chain).

8:09 a.m.  Joel Quenneville, the head coach of the Blackhawks, talks both hockey and baseball; specifically, on the heels of the Cubs rumored signing of Theo Epstein, what, in his opinion, makes a good general manager / front office leader?

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Mike McConnell 

12:30 - 3 p.m. John Williams

12:35 p.m.  John Williams’ advice to Theo Epstein from his single producer Beth: bring back Mark DeRosa!  He wants to hear your advice to Theo at 12:35pm.

3 - 7 p.m.  Garry Meier 

3:10 p.m.  Will a new winning streak begin?  Garry Meier is live at the United Center before tonight’s Hawks game.  Stan Mikita will chat with him at 6:10pm. 

7:10 p.m.  Chicago Blackhawks Pre-Game with Judd Sirott

7:30 p.m.  Chicago Blackhawks Hockey with John Wiedeman and Troy Murray

Chicago vs Winnipeg

11 p.m. - 12 a.m.  Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg

11:08 p.m.  You think things are bad today? The murder rate in medieval Europe was 30 times higher. Tonight on Extension 720, hear a number of examples from the past proving our modern world isn't as bad as we think.

12 - 5 a.m.  Steve and Johnnie

12:08 a.m.  It’s an October tradition!  Guitar virtuoso Doyle Dykes joins Steve and Johnnie to play a few tunes before his show at the Skokie Theatre!   

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