Hub Arkush

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Herb "Hub" Arkush
Born Herb Arkush
(1953-02-14) February 14, 1953 (age 64)
Nationality American
Education English
Physical education
Alma mater Southern Illinois University
University of Michigan
Occupation Editor and general manager
Sideline reporter
Employer Chicago Football
Westwood One
Chicago Sun Times
Chicago Daily Herald
Television Pro Football Weekly
Spouse(s) Candace
Children 3

Herb "Hub" Arkush (born February 14, 1953[1]) is an American football sportscaster and analyst. He is the editor and general manager of Chicago Football and, a magazine and website devoted to coverage and analysis of all things football in northern Illinois, particularly the Chicago Bears. He also is the publisher and editor of Pro Football Weekly.[2]


Arkush attended Deerfield High School and attended college at Southern Illinois University before transferring to the University of Michigan, where he majored in English and physical education.[3]


Since 2013, Arkush has teamed with Shaw Media to lead the Chicago Football project. Chicago Football is a magazine, website and TV show dedicated to coverage of the Bears and other football topics relevant to northern Illinois. He created and co-hosted the syndicated Pro Football Weekly radio and TV shows, and also worked as a radio commentator on the Chicago Bears Radio Network from 1987–2004. Since 2006 he has also served as an analyst and sideline reporter on the Westwood One national radio broadcasts of NFL games, and is a contributor to WBBM (AM) and WBBM-TV.[4] As an NFL insider, he is a regular fill-in host and contributor to most of the talk radio shows at WSCR.

In 2017, regarding Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, he was quoted saying that "Question isn't if Dallas Cowboys' [Ezekiel] Elliott will serve suspension, it's when".[5]


Arkush and his wife, Candace, have three children; Billy (b. 1978) Arthur (b. 1982) and Taylor (b. 1985).


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 1, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2012. .
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 8, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012. .
  3. ^ Donald Andries (March 7, 1993). "Sports Fam: This Clan's Committed To Football And The Bears". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Hub Arkush". WBBM-TV. Retrieved September 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ Hub Arkush (September 6, 2017). "Hub Arkush: Question isn't if Dallas Cowboys' Elliott will serve suspension, it's when". Retrieved September 7, 2017. 

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