Two 40-ish dudes. Chicago Bears. Gambling. Beer. Big Ten talk. Seasonal White Sox and Cubs talk. Media critiques. Pre-Thanksgiving episode out now, featuring the glorious return of the ladies of Zero Doinks and their award-winning segment, Estrogen N Eggs.
The ladies of Zero Doinks are back for a very special 2020 version of America's favorite segment, Estrogen N Eggs. The boys get you ready for Packers week as you fry up your Thanksgiving turkey (hopefully not Cornish Hen because that would be murder). Enemy lines are crossed as Fans N Eggs visits Beer Watching John in Wisconsin. Plus tons more! Happy Thanksgiving from Zero Doinks!
00:00 - 00:51 - A Thanksgiving song as requested by Dan Doinks (background music courtesy of a karaoke company)
00:52 - 01:56 - What's on tap this episode?
01:57 - 04:13 - The boys touch on a little bit of Packers and a little bit of Cornish Hen
04:14 - 23:43 - Bears-Packers preview. Things all the sudden got super weird about a certain cartoon.
23:44 - 37:37 - Hamm's N Bread (sports gambling segment). Rick Feelsmen stops by with a youth he met at a KFC to brag about his 1-1-1 week.
37:38 - 45:25 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football segment).
45:25 - 82:23 - Estrogen N Eggs. The wives of Dan and Bill Doinks stop by to play a little game of Hot or Not.
82:24 - 82:53 - Where you can find us on the interwebs.
82:53 - 92:52 - Big Ten Minute. How are the Illini and Gophers looking? College hoops start this week!
92:53 - 102:27 - Fans N Eggs. The boys visit John in Wisconsin to learn what it is to be a beer watcher and a Bears fan across enemy lines.
102:28 - 115:57 - Outro.
115:58 - END - Outro music including "Party Soft" by Coach Cuse
After a 5-1 start, the Bears are now 5-5 heading into their off week and holy crap their offense might be the worst thing anyone has ever laid their eyeballs on. The boys of Zero Doinks talk about the loss on Monday Night Football against the Vikings and discuss long-term implications and what they'd do if they were a McCaskey. Bears Fantasy Corner takes a look back, Hamm's N Bread looks at gambling angles and celebrates the first ever 3-0 weekend for gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen, heard exclusively on Zero Doinks. B1G Minute discusses an Illini win, a Gophers loss and an upcoming hoops season. Hamms N Ted talks about Theo Epstein's resignation and Tony La Russa's latest DUI. Plus much more, including some Bulls chatter. Zzzzzzzero Doinks.
Wow, the Bears might stink, huh? Still tons of reasons to listen to this episode though, with fun surprises throughout including an outro you aren't going to want to miss. That was a rough go in Tennessee as the Bears drop their third straight after a stinker against the Titans. What went wrong? Too much to say. The Vikings come to town for a Monday night showdown that all of America is craving. We will look at gambling and fantasy football angles galore. Rick Feelsmen had a winning record! The Illini lost to the Gophers but hoops are around the corner in B1G Minute. A few thoughts about America as we hit up the phones during the last portion of the show. Thanks for still listening!
A clutch Cairo Santos got the Bears into overtime but the offense couldn't do enough to steal a win against the Saints as the Bears drop two straight and find themselves 5-3 with eight games left. The boys talk all about the game against New Orleans (Taysom Hill TD catch!?!?) and preview this weekend's huge game against the Titans. Can the Bears turn it around? Is this a must win? That's cliche but shit, this might be that. Hamms N Bread visits loads of gambling angles (not to mention a visit from exclusive Zero Doinks gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen) and Bears Fantasy Corner dives deep into who you should add to your daily fantasy roster this weekend. Martha in Tennessee is the first-ever female guest on Fans N Eggs as she kindly allows ZD to visit her across enemy lines. The Illini and Gophers are 0-2 and play each other this weekend in the Toilet Covid Bowl. Plus much more including some bonus baseball talk on Hamms N Ted. Oh boy.
0:00 - 05:00 - 'Highlights' of Bears-Saints plus what's on tap this episode (song courtesy of Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks, Daughter of Bill Doinks, inspired by Death Cab For Cutie; highlights courtesy of Fox and chicagobears.com)
05:01 - 47:57 - Review of Bears-Saints. Yikes, that one stung. Nick Foles stinks, eh? Are there any fixes we can see? How do the Bears stand in the NFC playoff hunt? How is the last half of the year going to shake out? (sound at end courtesy of NFL Netowkr)
47:58 - 72:15 - Preview of Bears-Titans. Dan Doinks takes us on a walk through Nashville and reminds us of Bears wins past.
72:16 - 87:38 - Hamm's N Bread. Dan has a cold streak going on. Which way are the boys leaning in the Titans game? Rick Feelsmen pops in for his hot hot picks from 78:36 - 83:48. Hopefully this is a big bounce back week for us all.
87:39 - 102:18 - Bears Fantasy Corner. Dan met a clown during Halloween. Revisiting Little Caesar's logo. Who did the boys recommend for their Daily Fantasy teams?
102:19 - 142:53 - Fans N Eggs (fan interview segment). The boys visit Nashville and Bears/Titans fan Martha. Her story is incredible as her experience in the FBI saw some things that would cost us some sleep. Also, apparently Memphis sucks and sloths can't be touched with the human hand.
142:54 - 146:08 - Big Ten Minute. The Illini stink and have a lot of Covid issues. The Gophers also stink. Both teams play each other this week. Does anyone care?
146:09 - 146:39 - Where can you find us on the interwebs?
146:40 - 164:56 - Hamm's N Ted. The Cubs are weird and the Sox just hired Tony La Russa. Bill tries to make heads or tails of that Jerry Reinsdorf-led decision.
164:57 - 179:56 - Outro. Hey it's election day. Everything's fine.
179:57 - 184:09 - Outro Music. Full "Bears lose" song for your enjoyment. Into The Dark, Red Zone's Stark courtesy of Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks, Daughter of Bill Doinks and inspired by Death Cab for Cutie.
A Monday night to forget as the Bears leave Los Angeles without having scored an offensive touchdown. With Chicago still 5-2, what changes can be made to stop the bleeding? New Orleans comes to town for a Sunday afternoon affair. Will Dan's criticisms of Taysom Hill come back to haunt us all? Sports gambling and fantasy football angles galore this week, a quick visit to the B1G and the boys head to Louisiana to chat with Bears fan Jarred during this week's Fans N Eggs. Plus much much more. Let's lick our wounds together. That sounds weird.
0:00 - 05:02 - the world premiere of the Bears devastating loss song, "Into The Dark (Red Zone's Stark)" by Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks and Daughter of Bill Doinks with inspiration from Death Cab For Cutie. Plus a look at what's on tap tonight.
05:03 - 50:24 - Bears-Rams review. What in the hell is going on with Matt Nagy's offense? We are about all out of new offensive playcalling options if you've listened to the past couple weeks but let's continue to get creative. Did anyone earn the Cornish Hen Bears Player Of The Week?
50:25 - 51:13 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
51:14 - 74:20 - Saints preview. Do people hate Sean Payton? Is there a Sandusky still on staff for New Orleans? Why are the Bensons worth so much money? What happened with the weird Catholic church fiddling and diddling scandal?
74:21 - 92:53 - Hamm's N Bread (gambling segment). Rick Feelsmen drops by to offer his hot hot picks which will keep you at or slightly above .500. Which way are the boys leaning in Bears-Saints? Any teasers that Dan Doinks wants to slap in front of the audience?
92:52 - 107:36 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football segment). Unique angles and weirdness take center stage during this week's fantasy football segment. Don't miss it.
107:37 - 129:55 - Fans N Eggs (fan interview segment). Dan and Bill visit Louisiana this week and chat with Jarred (@MrSmith8201) regarding all things New Orleans, including crawfish, BBQ, beer and tons more.
129:56 - 130:26 - Where you can find Zero Doinks on the interwebs.
130:27 - 133:44 - B1G Minute. The Illini and Gophers both stunk last weekend.
133:45 - END - Happy Halloween, Doinkers. We love you.
Another incredible defensive performance lands the Bears atop the NFC North at 5-1. Haters gonna hate (is that what the kids say) but don't look now - Chicago is fighting for top billing in the NFC. The boys of Zero Doinks review the Carolina game and the Fans N Eggs vote on their Cornish Hen Player Of The Week. Monday Night Football looms with the Bears heading to Los Angeles and a big game against the Rams. Gambling and fantasy football angles will be looked at as will an always-awkward yet sensual visit from sports gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen. Fans N Eggs takes a visit to Mexico with Bears fan extraordinaire Diego as he introduces us to his incredible Bears fan club. Plus much more as always!
0:00 - 02:42 - Highlights from Week 6 and what's on tap this episode (highlights courtesy of Fox TV and chicagobears.com; music courtesy of Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks and children of the two of them)
02:43 - 44:38 - Review of Bears-Panthers. Are the Bears the greatest 5-1 team that has ever walked the Earth? Why so many haters? I guess the offense does still stink, huh? What are some solutions? This defense is still very sexy. Who wins this week's Zero Doinks Cornish Hen Player Of The Game?
44:39 - 45:27 - How you can become the next Zero Doinks
45:28 - 68:47 - LA Rams preview. A huge MNF matchup awaits as Sean McVay and his weird staff host the Bears. Dan Doinks walks us through some Bears-Rams history but things start to go off the rails a little bit toward the end of the segment. (audio at the beginning courtesy of the 1980s and YouTube)
68:48 - 88:28 - Hamm's N Bread (sports gambling segment). Which way are the boys going in Bears-Rams? What are expert sharp Rick Feelsmen's three hot hot picks for the week during the segment within the segment Hamm's N Spreads (76:30 - 82:01)? Anything else catching Dan Doinks eye to win us all some hot cash? And why do Subway sandwich shops smell so weird? (audio at the end courtesy of one of the Batman movies)
88:29 - 97:27 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football advice). Who are the top two recommended plays of Zero Doinks for Monday's Bears-Rams game? Who gets the weekly Tayson Hill trash fantasy player award presented by Glad?
97:28 - 115:11 - Fans N Eggs (Bears fan interview segment). The boys visit Diego in Mexico (@dandarzae) as he talks about the red hot Bears fan club he is part of in Monterrey. How many Bears fans are there in his area? Ever been to Chicago? Do they serve Hamm's in his area?
115:12 - 115:42 - How to follow Zero Doinks on the interwebs.
115:43 - 125:16 - Big Ten Minute (Big Ten football/basketball segment). B1G football is back this weekend! The Illini kick things off in Madison and the Gophers host Michigan and ESPN Gameday. What are these squad's prospects in 2020?
125:17 - 133:57 - Outro thoughts. Did you say you were boycotting the NFL for whatever your reasons were? Grow up, you're not welcomed back now that the Bears are obviously Super Bowl-bound. Just grow up and stop being such a baby.
133:58 - END - Such Great Heights (Bear Down Now) victory song courtesy of Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks, their children, and originally Postal Service, of course.
An incredible win at home against Tom Brady's Bucs gives the 4-1 Bears a winning feeling heading into Week 6 and inspired Zero Doinks to debut a brand new Bears victory song. The boys of Zero Doinks review Thursday night's victory while looking toward Sunday's clash against the red hot Carolina Panthers, including gambling angles and predictions as well as fantasy football advice. Fans N Eggs visits Ames, Iowa, this week with college football expert Matthias (@MatthiasWRNL). Bill takes a few moments to bury the memory of former White Sox manager Ricky Renteria and pitching coach Don Cooper. Plus much more!
0:00 - 4:00 - World premiere of the exclusive Zero Doinks Chicago Bears victory song Such Great Heights (Bear Down Now) (courtesy of Coach Cuse, Bill Doinks, children of both Coach Cuse and Bill Doinks as well as original song performed by Postal Service)
04:01 - 05:11 - What's on tap this episode?
05:12 - 49:19 - Bears-Bucs review. How good are these Bears? Is Nagy okay? Should we expect more of Foles? Who gets the Cornish Hen Chicago Bears Player of the Week as voted on by our past Fans N Eggs guests? (sound courtesy of Fox Sports)
49:20 - 50:09 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
50:10 - 81:18 - Bears-Panthers preview. Dan Doinks walks us through the weird staff and front office of Carolina and Bill Doinks reflects on his trip to Charlotte for Bears-Panthers in 2003 and some hotel room weirdness. Hubba Hubba. (sound courtesy of the interwebs)
81:19 - 98:38 - Hamms N Bread with Rick Feelsmen visiting for Hamms N Spreads. What gambling angles are in store for this week's Bears game plus what else looks intriguing throughout the league. Rick Feelsmen pops in for his three hot hot picks as he is back on track as Mister Two and One.
98:39 - 99:08 - Where can you find us on the interwebs?
99:09 - 115:49 - Bears Fantasy Corner. Which Bears should you insert into your lineups this week for fantasy football cash? Things get weird per usual.
115:50 - 146:53 - Fans N Eggs. This Bears fan interview segment visits Iowa this week and @MatthiasWRNL, a college football expert and writer for Iowa State's SB Nation site. Matthias talks about David Montgomery, some future QB and skill position options for the Bears plus tons more.
146:54 - END - The outro words touch on Ricky Renteria's firing from the White Sox and some hot trolling from Dan Doinks about who the Sox might be targeting for the job. How did Bill's marathon go? Plus more weirdness. The outro concludes with another taste of some Such Great Heights (Bear Down Now) and we love you for listening
Woof, that was a forgettable offensive performance against the Colts, eh? The Bears finish the first quarter of the year 3-1 and try to rebound quickly with a short week as Tom Brady and the 3-1 Bucs visit Soldier Field on Thursday night. The boys of Zero Doinks go over what went wrong versus Indy and explore how they can bounce back against Tampa. Gambling and fantasy football angles are explored and Rick Feelsmen tries to bounce back from a rough 0-3 weekend at the window during Hamms N Spreads. Dan and Bill Doinks hop over the pond to visit Mike in England for this week's Fans N Eggs. The White Sox and the Cubs 2020 seasons experience a post mortem during Hamms N Ted. Plus much more!
0:00 - 4:20 - A smorgasbord of sound plus what's on tap in this episode of Zero Doinks (sound courtesy of the Chicago Bears, CBS, Pro Football Focus, Bears Postgame Live with David Kaplan; music by Faith No More 'Everything's Ruined')
4:21 - 41:49 - Bears-Colts review. Does Nagy stink at playcalling? What's up with special teams? Is C Patt overrated? Where is Cole Kmet? Can't blame the defense, right? Philip Rivers is annoying. Who wins the first ever Cornish Hen Player of the Game?
41:50 - 42:38 - How can you become the next Zero Doinks?
42:39 - 62:39 - Bears-Bucs preview. Dan Doinks walks us through Tampa's red hot coaching staff and front office as Tom Brady's Bucs come to town on a short week (audio courtesy of CBS, Bears Postgame Live and the Bucs song from the interwebs)
62:40 - 79:56 - Hamms N Bread sports gambling segment. What to make of the Bears +5.5 against Tampa. Rick Feelsmen visits for the world's first segment-within-a-segment, Hamms N Spreads (68:46 - 73:06), and tries to get back on track after an 0-3 week.
79:57 - 93:58 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football chatter). Who would the boys recommend for their clicks to pick this week from the Bears incredible offense? This segment always gets super weird so hang on tight.
93:59 - 123:56 - Fans N Eggs (Bears fan interview segment). Zero Doinks visits Billinge, England, this week to chat with Mike. Are the Bears red hot across the pond? Do they sell Hamm's in England? What genre will Mike visit next as an esteemed author?
123:57 - 139:49 - Hamms N Ted (Chicago baseball talk). Both the White Sox and Cubs lost in the Wild Card round of the 2020 baseball playoffs. The boys do a post mortem and look toward what changes could be in play in 2021.
139:50 - 140:19 - Where you can find us on the dark web
140:20 - END - Bill has a big weekend ahead of him and a warm message for a friend of the program. (outro instrumental music courtesy of Coach Cuse; outro finishing music courtesy of Bill Doinks and daughter of Bill Doinks)
So much to talk about this week as the Bears start 3-0 after an improbable comeback in Atlanta. Nick Foles is the story, though, as Mitch Trubisky is benched. The boys talk all about the win itself and what Coach Nagy's QB decision means for the rest of the season. Kenny from ATL visits to discuss how it was hosting a bunch of Falcons fans during the Bears win as Fans N Eggs visits both Georgia, and later in the show, Payton in South Dakota. What's the story with the 2-1 Indianapolis Colts this year? Dan Doinks explores their roster and coaching staff as only he can. Bill Doinks had a wild ride on DraftKings that he must relay and Rick Feelsmen tries to bounce back from a 1-2 week during the segment within a segment, Hamms N Spreads. Fantasy football angles are explored during Bears Fantasy Corner. Plus - it's playoff baseball time as both the Cubs and White Sox made it to the postseason. Plus tons more in this loaded episode of Zero Doinks.
0:00 - 2:22 - Highlights from Bears-Falcons (courtesy of Fox, chicagobears.com and TK N CASH)
2:23 - 3:43 - What's on tap this episode?
3:44 - 43:49 - Recap of Bears-Falcons. BDN in for Mitch. One of the greatest comebacks in NFL history. Mack and Hicks are back. Has the ceiling changed for this team?
43:50 - 73:26 - Fans N Eggs fan interview with Kenny in ATL. Our guy Kenny walks us through what it was like hosting a party for Falcons fans during last Sunday's game plus we learn about Kenny's life experiences and his love for the Illini.
73:27 - 74:15 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
74:16 - 92:32 - Bears-Colts preview. Dan walks us through the Colts-Bears history and makes fun of their coaching staff, basically. (Audio entering the segment courtesy of CBS)
92:33 - 115:21 - Hamms N Bread sports gambling segment. Which way are the boys leaning for Bears-Colts? Bill had a wild ride on DraftKings that he needs to talk about. Dan has more teasers to wet your whistle. Rick Feelsmen pops in for Hamms N Spreads (106:09 - 110:28) as he tries to bounce back from a 1-2 week. Bill's TV was damaged by his son.
115:21: 115:51 - Where you can find us on social media.
115:52 - 125:15 - Bears Fantasy Corner. What two hot Bears offensive players should you scoop up off the waiver wire this week? Things get off the rails talking about the Saints.
125:16 - 143:59 - Hamms N Ted baseball talk. Both Chicago baseball teams are in the playoffs. How are the boys handicapping the Cubs and White Sox chances in round one?
144:00 - 158:18 - Fans N Eggs fan interview segment. The boys hit the road again, visiting Payton in South Dakota.
158:18 - 158:48 - Headcount gets out the vote. Are you registered?
158:49 - END - Outro. Gale Sayers passed away. Is Bill a big debate guy? Bubble leagues NHL and NBA are wrapping up well. (Music entering and exiting the segment are courtesy of Coach Cuse; BDN quotes are courtesy of the interwebs)
The Bears are 2-0 after hanging on at home against the Giants. The boys will give their thoughts on the game, a heated debate over Mitch's performance and expectations, as well as take a look at next week's visit to Atlanta. Lots of sports gambling to chat about during Hamms N Bread and Hamms N Spreads as Rick Feelsmen's hot hand continues. Who do the boys like this week for Bears fantasy football plays? The Cubs and Sox are gearing up for next week's baseball playoff start and the Big Ten is coming back so Gophers and Illini fans rejoice! Plus much more.
0:00 - 01:39 - Highlights from Week 2 courtesy of CBS (other audio was c/o Big Blue Nation and Undefeated music by KB)
01:40 - 02:53 - What's on tap for this week's Zero Doinks?
02:54 - 47:57 - Review of Week 2's win over the New York Giants. David Montgomery is a beast. Pro Football Focus loved the Bears offensive line and, against all odds, Mitch Trubisky. Dan and Bill debate the merits of Mitch's play through two weeks. Three key plays swayed the game. How about the defense and how do you pronounce rookie Jaylon Johnson's name? We laugh at the Vikings and Kirk Cousins because it's fun.
47:58 - 48:47 - How you can become the next Zero Doinks
48:48 - 67:04 - Preview of Bears-Falcons Week 3. Dan Doinks walks us through the roster and front office of Atlanta. Are you a Home Depot guy? Segment intro music courtesy of Coach Cuse (Party Soft).
67:05 - 90:34 - Hamm's N Bread (sports gambling talk). Is one of the Doinks going against the Bears this week? William Hill's virtual sports book just opened in Illinois and yeesh, too many hoops to jump through. Exclusive Zero Doinks gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen pops in for his three hot NFL picks during Hamm's N Spreads (79:22 - 84:38) and he has some choice words for a a number of people. Dan Doinks has a couple of teasers to throw at the audience and we love Tallysight.
90:35 - 104:21 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football talk). Who is leading through two weeks and who will the boys angle for during Week 3? Will Bill pick Mitch for three straight games? This segment always goes off the rails and this week is no different.
104:22 - 104:59 - Learn more about your local candidates during this voting season via Ballot Ready.
105:00 - 112:00 - Hamm's N Ted (baseball talk). Dan the Cubs fan is nervous. Bill the White Sox fan is also nervous. Playoffs start next week!
112:01 - 123:04 - The Big Ten Minute (B1G talk). Football will be back October 24th for the Big Ten Conference! How are the Gophers and Illini looking? Also Bill has a NCAA basketball update as his Top 10 Illini will be starting the year during Thanksgiving week.
123:05 - 123:35 - Where to follow Zero Doinks on the interwebs
123:36 - END - Outro. The Bulls hired Billy Donovan out of nowhere. Robert Kraft gets off both with and without his pants. Dan Doinks remembers a peculiar trip to Atlanta. Listen to Coach Cuse's full version of Party Soft after the outro music.
A stunning comeback led by three fourth quarter TD passes from Mitch Trubisky gets the Bears their first Week 1 win since 2013. The boys discuss the highs and lows from Coach Nagy's fifth straight win over the Detroit Lions since he was hired and Zero Doinks jump right into Week 2's home opener against the 0-1 New York Giants. Hamm's N Bread highlights which way the boys lean gambling-wise with the Bears-Giants game and resident gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen chimes in for his top three tips during Hamms N Spreads. New Jersey is the destination for the incredible story of Ed in South Jersey (@Stage4Thriver) for a Fans N Eggs interview and Bears Fantasy Corner returns with more fantastic fantasy football advice. With less than two weeks left in baseball season and two playoff-bound Chicago teams, the boys briefly discuss the diamond during Hamms N Ted. Plus much more! Thank you to Fox TV, ESPN, Lions radio and Barstool Sports for some assorted bumper audio clips.
0:00 - 2:28 - Highlights from the Bears win over Detroit courtesy of Fox
2:29 - 3:39 - What's on tap this week on Zero Doinks?
3:40 - 35:00 - Review of Bears-Lions. 4th quarter Mitch shocked and awed. Defense was blah but Jaylon Johnson looked awesome. Issues brewing with Allen Robinson's contract situation? Thank you for allowing Zero Doinks to last 40 episodes, many more to come
35:01 - 36:07 - Dick Stockton's boners from Sunday's game courtesy of Fox
36:08 - 49:53 - Preview of Week 2's home opener against the New York Giants. Dan walks us through the new-look Giants coaching staff and we have a lot of laughs at some of the weird names that pop up, such as Brett Bielema
49:54 - 50:42 - How you can become the next Zero Doinks
50:43 - 72:00 - Hamm's N Bread sports gambling segment. Bragging on Rick Feelsmen's behalf about his top status on Tallysight after Week 1's NFL slate. PointsBet virtual sportsbook comes to Illinois and it seems pretty bad thus far. Resident gambling sharp Rick Feelsmen stops in for his three winners of the week during Hamm's N Spreads (60:14 - 65:49) and Dan Doinks offers his teasers of the week
72:01 - 89:51 - Bears Fantasy Corner fantasy football talk. The boys give their two can't-miss picks for who you should start this week out of the Bears offensive lineup. Things go off the rails a couple of times, this got super weird but worth a listen as Bill has a confession he needs to get off his chest
89:52 - 119:01 - Fans N Eggs fan interview segment. This week's Bears fan guest comes to us from South New Jersey and Ed (@Stage4Thriver) has an unbelievable and inspirational story you are not going to want to miss. What an absolute bad ass
119:02 - 119:32 - Where to find us on the interwebs
119:33 - 127:10 - Hamm's N Ted baseball talk. White Sox are still tops in the AL. Cubs had a no hitter this weekend and are still leading the NL Central. What's not to love?
127:11 - END - Outro which includes a tease about the potential B1G football season ramping up again. A tiny bit of basketball talk and more kudos for Ed from New Jersey and thank yous to hand out to many. Stick around for some Lions pain after the outro music courtesy of Lions Radio and Barstool
The 2020 season has arrived and Mitch Trubisky has beaten Nick Foles out for the starting job heading into Week 1 at Detroit. How does the matchup with the Lions shape up? Any surprise starters for Chicago? Big gambling partnership announcement during Hamm's 'N Bread and Rick Feelsmen returns for his unique perspective during Hamm's 'N Spreads. Bears Fantasy Corner makes a triumphant return. The boys of Zero Doinks visit Abdallah in Detroit (follow him on Twitter @Abzz_6) for another fan interview during Fans 'N Eggs. A smidge of baseball talk as both Chicago franchises head into the stretch run in first place. Plus much more!
0:00 - 06:50 - Dan and Bill imagine what preseason game four would have been like in Nashville
06:51 - 08:11 - What's on tap this episode of Zero Doinks?
08:12 - 50:23 - Bears-Lions Week 1 preview. Obligatory Mitch vs. Foles talk (relax Sun-Times, jeez). Changes in the starting lineup versus Week 1 in 2019. Nagy history against the Lions. Bears depth improvement. What are Detroit's 2020 expectations?
50:24 - 74:55 - Hamm's N Bread (sports gambling talk). Zero Doinks has an exciting announcement about a new partnership with Tallysight. Which direction are the boys going in Bears (+3) at Detroit? Rick Feelsmen returns for Hamm's 'N Spreads and gives his three can't miss NFL picks (57:08 - 61:17). Other NFL games of interest throughout the league. Dan talks about teasing some games which makes sense. Rick Feelsmen almost gets in trouble with DraftKings.
74:56 - 75:45 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
75:46 - 89:02 - Bears Fantasy Corner (fantasy football talk). The triumphant return of a segment that was murdered halfway through Season 1. Which two Bears should be in your fantasy football starting lineup this weekend? Shoutout to GreaseTank Racing.
89:03 - 115:23 - Fans N Eggs (Bears fan interview). The boys visit Bears fan Abdallah (@Abzz_6) in Detroit, Michigan, for this week's fan interview. Abdallah walks us through his best recommendations for coaching 8th grade football, his disdain for economics class, his Madden strategies, his smack talk with Lions fan friends and much more.
115:24 - 115:54 - Where you can follow us on the interwebs
115:54 - 119:48 - Hamm's 'N Ted (baseball talk). The Sox and Cubs are still in first place. We breeze through this segment because it's football time.
119:49 - 138:51 - Outro. A little more horse talk I think? Dan finally fulfills a promise to Bill from a few episodes ago and the boys discuss what they might do if faced with a sultry extraterrestrial, possibly named Linda Lips. We are pumped for Bears season.
The boys of Zero Doinks are pumped up as the regular season is less than two weeks away as they imagine what game three of the preseason would have been like against the 49ers. Nagy doesn't yet name a starting quarterback which is ... weird? Will the Bears shop for a real running back now that they know Montgomery's injury isn't as bad as originally thought? Fans 'N Eggs returns with a visit to a Bears fan in Ohio (@greasetank). Hamm's 'N Ted returns with some baseball talk about two first place Chicago franchises. Hamm's 'N Bread talks about FanDuel having their Sportsbook app up and running in the state of Illinois and Rick Feelsmen pops in for his segment within a segment, Hamm's 'N Spreads. Plus much more!
0:00 - 10:08 - The boys imagine how preseason game number three versus San Francisco would have gone
10:09 - 11:28 - What's on tap this episode?
11:29 - 40:44 - Bears Talk - why hasn't Matt Nagy picked a starting QB for week one yet? David Montgomery's injury isn't as bad as we thought but should the Bears still pursue some RB depth, especially with Leonard Fournette on the market? What is the local media saying about who is rising the depth chart ranks this preseason?
40:45 - 41:33 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
41:34 - 60:17 - Fan's 'N Eggs (fan segment) - with Bears fan Frank from Ohio (@greasetank)
60:18 - 68:21 - Hamm's 'N Ted (baseball segment) - two first place teams in the city of Chicago; Sox stand pat at the trade deadline while the Cubs make a series of moves
68:22 - 68:53 - Where can you find Zero Doinks on the interwebs?
68:54 - 86:14 - Hamm's 'N Bread (sports gambling segment) - FanDuel SportsBook is now up and running in the state of Illinois. What do the boys think about all of the free moneys coming their way? Rick Feelsmen stops in for his sharp angles and gives you his three winners of the week during the segment within a segment, Hamm's 'N Spreads (76:09 - 80:52)
86:15 - END - Outro - Dan has some horse racing questions and the boys talk a little fantasy football as Week 1 inches ever so close
The boys of Zero Doinks visit Brian from Montana (@BHogan80) this week for another fan interview in Fans 'N Eggs. David Montgomery gets hurt in training camp - how long is he out and what's the plan? The White Sox take two of three against the Cubs which is followed up by a Lucas Giolito no hitter. Sports gambling rages on in Illinois as DraftKings Casino is now accessible via your phone. Gambling expert Rick Feelsmen (@rickfeelsmen) offers three winners on Hamm's 'N Spreads. Hard Knocks makes Sean McVeigh out to be super weird.
00:00 - 10:33 - Bears at Broncos Preseason Game 2 (the boys imagine how the second preseason would have gone if not for the pandemic)
10:34 - 11:48 - What's on tap this episode of Zero Doinks?
11:49 - 30:28 - Bears and NFL Talk (David Montgomery gets hurt at practice so what's the plan behind him; Bears get a COVID-19 scare thanks to some false positives; media goes back and forth regarding the Mitch vs Foles battle)
30:29 - 31:18 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
31:19 - 52:06 - Fans 'N Eggs with Brian in Montana - fan interview (this week Zero Doinks packs up a trunk full of Hamm's and visits Bears fan @bhogan80 in Big Sky country)
52:07 - 72:54 - Hamm's 'N Ted - baseball talk (the Sox take two of three at Wrigley; Lucas Giolito pitches a no-no against Pittsburgh)
72:55 - 89:32 - Hamm's 'N Bread - sports gambling talk (DraftKings Casino app is up and running in Illinois much to the pleasure and surprise of Zero Doinks; segment within a segment - 79:48 - 85:48 - Hamm's 'N Spreads with gambling expert Rick Feeslmen offering you his top three picks of the week)
89:33 - 90:03 - Where can you find Zero Doinks online?
90:04 - END - Outro (Hard Knocks talk; Dan gets hung up with players who wear #2 in football)
The boys of Zero Doinks imagine how preseason game number one might have gone versus Cleveland. The Bears are wearing pads as training camp becomes real. Mitch versus BDN rages on. Fans 'N Eggs heads to South Carolina and huge Bears fan @_beardownloyal. Both the White Sox and Cubs are on pace to make postseason magic. America's favorite gambling segment has a new twist as wagering sharp and Bears journalist Rick Feelsmen gives you winning advice. B1G football appears delayed until Spring 2021 thanks to Covid-19. As the recording of this episode was happening, former See Me After Class victim Thom Brennaman is caught saying a bigoted slur into a hot Cincinnati Reds mic and we discuss his off-the-cuff apology.
0:00 - 10:24 - Imagining Bears-Browns preseason game one
10:25 - 11:40 - What's on tap tonight for S2Ep12
11:41 - 34:21 - Bears and NFL chatter (pads are on and the Bears look amazing; QB competition; slowly-developing Halas Hall version of Hard Knocks; Artie Burns tears a knee; tight ends look so good)
34:22 - 52:49 - Fans 'N Eggs visits @_beardownloyal in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for some Bears talk with a huge Bears and Zero Doinks fan
52:50 - 53:39 - How you can be the next Zero Doinks
53:40 - 73:27 - Hamm's 'N Ted baseball talk (Cubs and White Sox both on track for the playoffs; Sox need to stop getting injured; Dan expresses his love for David Ross; a gentlemen's wager comes to life for the upcoming Cubs-Sox series)
73:28 - 86:48 - Hamm's 'N Bread sports gambling talk (Rick Feelsmen visits to insert his new segment, Hamm's 'N Spreads, from 78:36 - 86:03)
86:49 - 87:18 - How can you follow Zero Doinks?
87:19 - 109:44 - Big Ten Minute (the B1G announces football is postponed until Spring 2021; Dan expresses some anger and sadness about the potential loss of a championship-contending Minnesota Gophers squad)
109:45 - END - Wrapping up this hot episode (addressing Thom Brennaman's slur; Dan talks about getting high in Missouri; how awkward was Sean McVeigh in Hard Knocks Ep 1; a little bit of Selling Sunset talk; John Lithgow back on an HBO show)
Dan Doinks's dream of no more Adam Shaheen is realized as the Bears swap the failed former second-rounder to Miami for a conditional 6th round pick. Training camp is ramping up but without Eddie Goldman. How will Chicago's defense adjust to losing the star NT? Hamm's 'N Ted takes a look at how the Cubs and White Sox are shaping up. Fans 'N Eggs travels across the country to meet another Bears fan in this segment all about you, the Bears and Zero Doinks fan. Hamm's 'N Bread has some hot criticism toward how the state of Illinois is handling competing sports gambling apps. The Big Ten Minute returns as Bill gets to crow about his beloved Illini hoops team and their 2020-21 prospects. Plus more!
0:00 - 02:03 - What's happening on this episode of Zero Doinks?
02:04 - 33:17 - Bears Talk - Adam Shaheen traded. Eddie Goldman opting out. Other NFL players of note who won't play in 2020. Pace and Nagy brag about how safe Halas Hall is. Mitch vs. Foles. The penis of Nick Foles. Virginia McCaskey's sin bin.
33:18 - 34:07 - How you can become the next Zero Doinks
34:08 - 53:43 - Hamm's 'N Ted baseball talk - Cubs in first place. Sox starting to play well. Ricky Renteria is the worst. Luis Robert is the best. Kris Bryant has diarrhea.
53:44 - 01:07:56 - Fans 'N Ted fan segment - Zero Doinks visits active Air Force serviceman Mark Hamann in Fayetteville, North Carolina
01:07:57 - 01:19:56 - Hamm's 'N Bread gambling segment - DraftKings Sports Book inches ever so close to being legal. Dan has hockey gambling advice for the audience. A group wager could go a long way to paying some bills.
01:19:57 - 01:20:16 - How to follow Zero Doinks on social media
01:20:17 - 01:33:26 - Big Ten Minute - Bill kicks back to celebrate the return of Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn to the future national champion Illini hoops team. Iowa football has some issues. Michigan doctor gets a bit diddly and fiddly.
01:33:27 - END - Outro - Did Dan Doinks get high and watch Unsolved Mysteries? Golfing shirtless at Cog Hill. Tramp stamp talk.
With the NFL on the verge of re-opening, the boys imagine a world in which the Bears enjoy a victorious 2020 season. Hamm's 'N Ted returns with some red hot Sox and Cubs talk as baseball takes center stage. A new explosive fan segment debuts with Phil from Indiana. Hamm's 'N Bread offers some red hot sports gambling tips and news. See Me After Class returns with a SMAC all over the face of Clay Travis. Plus much more!
00:00 - 02:58 - What's in store this episode?
02:59 - 18:15 - Bears and NFL Talk - training camp is soon we think?
(how to become the next Zero Doinks on Anchor)
18:16 - 34:53 - Fans 'N Eggs (interviews with worldwide Bears fans) - Phil from Indiana
34:54 - 50:06 - Hamm's 'N Ted (baseball talk) - opening day anticipation for the Chicago Cubs and White Sox
50:07 - 67:41 - Hamm's 'N Bread (sports gambling talk) - epic EPL rant by Dan Doinks
67:42 - 81:42 - See Me After Class (media criticism) - Clay Travis sucks so hard
81:43 - 102:15 - Outro - Dan Doinks talks about a documentary about the All Blacks, Bill Doinks discusses Jeffrey Epstein and Michelle McNamara documentaries
Lots has happened since we last recorded and we are here to talk all about it but first ... why have the Bears gotten such a bad rap this offseason? American's favorite gambling segment, Hamm's 'N Bread, features actual sports gambling news and insight! The debut of a new baseball segment, Hamm's 'N Ted, looks at the Cubs and White Sox prospects for a shortened 2020 season. See Me After Class revisits a Fall 2019 target which doxxed a popular but racist sports media personality and the boys show their support and love for Black Lives Matter while figuring out how to best help with change as a couple of dough-y and paste-y nearly 40 year old white men.
0:00 - 05:35: What's in store this episode?
05:35 - 06:26: Learn how to do a podcast on Anchor
06:26 - 43:21: Bears and NFL Talk | national Bears disrespect; Mitch (finally) speaks to media and the boys revisit Mitch versus Nick; Soldier Field with 20% capacity, maybe? Rumors of Chicago without a Bears stadium in 13 years; Cam signs with the Patriots so everyone hates Ryan Pace again
43:22 - 66:31: Hamm's 'N Bread | sports gambling is now legal on your phone in Illinois; what have the boys lost money on thus far; Rick Feelsmen future podcast teaser; NBA and NHL futures leading to some NBA playoffs bubble talk
66:31 - 67:12: Where can you slip into the DMs of Zero Doinks online?
67:12 - 93:29: Hamm's 'N Ted | new baseball segment talking White Sox and Cubs; any surprises on the initial summer camp rosters? Will either Chicago team be playoff bound?
93:29 - 112:37: See Me After Class intro | Zero Doinks hates racists; looking for ways we can help as a couple of ugly middle-aged white dudes while struggling to be not preachy; if you are a racist you probably aren't going to like this segment or Zero Doinks in general, fair warning
112:37 - 120:12: See Me After Class | sports broadcasting legend Brent Musburger gets exposed (again) as a racist (replay from Season 1)
120:12 - 145:02: Outro | a huge tournament starts on the 4th of July - does Dan know what it is? Dan pelts Bill with random questions as the boys come down from the previous two segments; Bill's daughter closes out the show
In this jam-packed episode, the boys of Zero Doinks welcome three special guests plus additional surprise appearances that you'll have to hear. CEO of Move The Chains and huge Vikings fan Dustin (@thatvikingsfan and @firstdownmarker) joins the boys for a chat on Hamm's 'N Eggs. Marble sharp and the guru of gambling Rick Feelsmen (@rickfeelsmen) pops in for America's favorite gambling segment, Hamm's 'N Bread. See Me After Class returns with a scathing look at one of the Chicago Tribune's beat reporters. Gray Balls GM and Head Coach Cuse discusses the secrets to maintaining a winning culture for a 35+ men's intramural basketball consolation bracket defending champion. The Last Dance is over - did Zero Doinks enjoy the 10-part Michael Jordan documentary?
The boys of Zero Doinks wonder if the 2020 Bears can compete for the #1 seed in the NFC as they take an early look at the recently-released schedule. Weird 2017 draft controversies about Deshaun Watson rear their ugly heads as Ryan Pace is kinda accused of being a QB racist by a college basketball journalist. Hamm's 'N Bread sprays to all fields as sports seem to be inching ever closer to re-emerging despite the frustrating pandemic that has swept the land. Plus lots of red hot surprises on this episode of Zero Doinks.
The boys review the Chicago Bears 2020 draft picks, including a surprisingly 'controversial' choice of tight end Cole Kmet. Who won the first annual Zero Doinks Mock Draft Contest? How did Chicago's draft compare to division rivals Green Bay, Minnesota and Detroit? It feels like sports are slowly coming back - what can we gamble on, starting as soon as next week? The Last Dance is four episodes in and the boys cannot get enough of all of the feels.
The boys reveal who they want the Bears to pick this week in the 2020 NFL Draft as well as who they think the Bears will actually pick. Zero Doinks reveals the rules to their red hot mock draft contest. Dan Wiederer wrote a dumb column in the Chicago Tribune about Ryan Pace's draft history that forces the boys to dive deeeep into recent Bears draft history. Hamm's 'N Bread exposes a new sports film that Dan Doinks jumped into. Lastly, Zero Doinks gives their initial thoughts on episode one and two of The Last Dance, ESPN's 10 part documentary on the 1997-1998 Chicago Bulls final dynasty year.
The boys try to feel normal by debating the significance of the trade of a 4th round pick for Nick Foles. Bears and NFL free agency is red hot as was the finish of intramural squad Gray Balls as they fought for a hotly-desired championship trophy plus MUCH more.
The boys are back to kick off Season Two during Super Bowl week. Zero Doinks dives into the Chiefs-49ers matchup, including gambling angles, but first they look at all of the Bears' happenings since New Year's Day.
Bears enter the bye week licking their wounds, a new segment debuts offering a female perspective, See Me After Class explodes on an obsessive Sun-Times columnist plus fantasy football and gambling advice