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David and Robin get in the huddle with the Head Coach of the Chicago Slaughter Former Bears great (and Robins former roommate) Steve Mongo McMichael! Then Spring Training is here, and well take a look at what happening with Ozzie Guillens squad with the radio voice of the White Sox, Ed Farmer.
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Bearly Legal: Mongo!
Steve Mongo McMichael joins the guys to look back on his 15 years in the NFL, and talk about his new roles as father to a one-year-old, and Head Coach of the Chicago Slaughter Arena Football Team.
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Bearly Legal: Sox Talk With Ed Farmer
The Radio Voice of the Chicago White Sox Ed Farmer gives us the outlook on his team for 2009, and gives his thoughts on the battles for the 2nd base, 3rd Base & centerfield positions.
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Bearly Legal: News and Notes
David & Robin discuss the new DUI laws, the countrys ongoing mortgage mess, the NFL Combine, and the wheeling and dealing by the Chicago Bulls. Plus should the Bears take a risk on Michael Vick?
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Ed Farmer
Ed Farmer starts his 17th full season on the White Sox Radio Network and second handling play-by-play duties alongside color commentator Chris Singleton ... teamed with John Rooney as the Sox color commentator for 14 seasons from 1992- 2005 ... in 2004, Farmer and Rooney were named best radio team in the American League by USA Today.com ... ... was a feature reporter on FOX Sports Net’s pre-game show from 1994-98 ... served as special assistant to Ron Schueler in 1991 and provides baseball insight to the broadcasts ... also did limited radio work during Sox broadcasts in 1990 ... w... played for Cleveland (1971-73), Detroit (1973), Philadelphia (1974), Baltimore (1977), Milwaukee (1978), Texas (1979), the White Sox (1979-81), Philadelphia again (1982-83) and Oakland (1983) during his 11- year major-league career ... compiled a 30-43 lifetime mark with 75 saves ... set a then Sox record for saves in a season with 30 in 1980 and ranks ninth in club history with 54 saves ... his 0.87 ERA in August 1979 remains the lowest mark for a month by any Sox pitcher since 1970 ... made the American League All-Star Team in 1980 and fired a perfect inning in the game ... a native of Evergreen Park, Ill., Farmer graduated from St. Rita High School, where he starred in both baseball and basketball ... inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame in May 1999 ... serves as a panelist for Golf Digest magazine, evaluating the Top 100 golf courses in the United States ... is an avid fan of Notre Dame football ... resides in Calabasas, Calif., with his wife, Barbara, and daughter, Shanda.



 
Steve McMichael
Steven “Mongo” McMichael is a former NFL defensive tackle who played in the league for 14 years for the New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, and the Green Bay Packers. He was also a professional wrestler for four years, and is currently the head coach of the Chicago Slaughter of the Continental Indoor Football League. Steve "Mongo" McMichael was drafted out of Texas in 1980 by the New England Patriots. He was acquired by the Chicago Bears as a free agent in 1981. He would become one of their starting defensive tackles and help lead them to a Super Bowl win in 1985-86 season. McMichael holds the record for most consecutive games played for the Chicago Bears at 191. He led the Bears with 11-1/2 sacks in 1988. He had 108 tackles in 1989. McMichael was named to the NFC's Pro Bowl teams for the 1986 and 1987 seasons. He ended his NFL career by playing for the Chicago Bears chief rival, the Green Bay Packers. For his career, McMichael tallied 95 sacks, while playing in 213 NFL games. Upon retiring from the NFL in 1994, McMichael entered the ring of professional wrestling and retired in 1999. Among the many matches he engaged in, he was best known as being part of the Four Horsemen. Since returning to Chicago in 2001, McMichael has hosted the Chicago Bears pre and post game shows on ESPN Radio. He is entering his third season as the Head Coach of the Chicago Slaughter. He led the team to the playoffs in both 2007 and 2008. Steve and his wife, Misty, have one daughter, Macy Dale, born on January 22, 2008.

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