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Your pals from 1p-4p ET talking about the teams, sports and players you care about. Like good friends, expect some good natured ribbing along the way.
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Your pals from 1p-4p ET talking about the teams, sports and players you care about. Like good friends, expect some good natured ribbing along the way.




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Sept. 19: We finally have a Leafs game to talk about!

Glenn Healy, Executive Director of the NHL Alumni Association, weighs in on whether jobs can actually be won in training camps, when the Leafs should give their back-up goaltender opportunities, why bridge contracts often lead to gigantic deals afterwards, and what is going to bring the Maple Leafs and William Nylander back together (11:29); Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Jake Dotchin had his weight balloon so much in the off-season that the team had to terminate his contract (34:39);...


Sept. 19: Hi, Leafs haters

NHL on Sportsnet's David Amber on Tuesday's Maple Leafs-Senators pre-season opener in Lucan, ON (6:51); How should Leafs fans cope with the inevitable scorn they'll face from other fanbases this season? (32:01); Canada Basketball President/CEO Glen Grunwald on his new role, and on the possibility of Bryan Colangelo's coming in to help the program (48:24); Sportsnet's Chris Johnston on the Leafs' pre-season opener (1:09:36); Jerry Howarth discusses his induction as a member of the inaugural...


Sept. 18: It's John TaVARes - not Jonathan TaVERes

JD has been a Seattle Seahawks fan his whole life, but after last night's game, he's out on Russell Wilson (6:12); NHL on Sportsnet's Colby Armstrong weighs in on how to pronounce John Tavares's name, how exciting training camp can be for young guys looking for a chance, whether teammates will eventually get frustrated with William Nylander not signing a contract (13:40); Ben & JD discuss hopes for the Leafs defense and how many spots are up for grabs in training camp (35:17); New York Times...


Sept. 17: One more day until preseason Leafs action!

Good Show's NFL Insider Sage Rosenfels breaks down some of the biggest Week 2 storylines: terrible penalty calls, the Vikings status as Super Bowl favourites, Ryan Fitzpatrick pushing Jameis Winston out the door in Tampa, early over-reactions (11:02); There was a report that the Blue Jays turned down rookie-of-the-year candidate Jack Flaherty of the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Josh Donaldson before the season started, and Ben & JD wish they had never heard about it (35:19); Michael...


Sept. 14: Nylander lacks leverage in contract talks

Leafs training camp is REALLY underway with players getting on the ice today; NHL on Sportsnet's Doug MacLean gives his thoughts on the Leafs potential lines, whether William Nylander will end up with a short-term or a long-term deal, how strong the Leafs defense looks heading into the season, and it was impossible for Ottawa to get fair value for a superstar like Erik Karlsson, but they didn't even come close (14:20); Elliotte Friedman reports that Nylander and the Leafs aren't exactly...


Sept. 13: Erik Karlsson to skate with the Sharks

Leafs camp is underway and everybody is extremely excited! Ben & JD look at all the major early storylines: Nylander's contract, Tavares & Matthews, who plays where on D, and the fact that facial hair is allowed in Toronto again (1:45); Bleacher Report's Mike Tanier discusses the pronunciation of his name, how the 49ers have constructed their roster around Jimy Garopollo, why Josh Allen is set up to fail in Buffalo, and what the future in Oakland looks like (46:11); Erik Karlsson has been...


Sept. 12: Confident in which young Blue Jays?

Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith breaks down the latest on the Blue Jays trying guys out in September, Kevin Pillar's future in Toronto, whether the Jays have enough bullpen strength to use "the opener" strategy, and the tradeability of Kendrys Morales & Yangervis Solarte (11:24); Has John Tavares started a trend of players taking more control of where they actually want to play? (37:49); Sportsnet NHL Insider Chris Johnston on when William Nylander will be joining Maple Leafs training camp,...


Sept. 11: Jerry Stackhouse on move from 905 to Memphis

Former NFL Offensive Lineman Geoff Schwartz broke down Sam Darnold's impressive play last night, tackled the Raiders struggles, and gave his biggest takeaways from a busy Week 1 in the league (10:45); Blue Jays Broadcaster and host of A Swing and a Belt Dan Shulman gives his thoughts on where the Jays are in the rebuilding process, and comments on the continuing reports linking Mark Shapiro to the Mets (46:09); Erik Erlendsson of says Yzerman's resignation comes as a...


Sept. 10: Aaron Rodgers is so good, Buffalo Bills are so not

Kyle Brandt, Host of Good Morning Football on NFL Network, details how excruciating last night's Chicago-Green Bay game was being a Bears fan, why Ryan Fitzpatrick might usurp Jameis Winston in Tampa Bay, and how yesterday was not a good day for Le'Veon Bell (10:49); Jonah Keri works through his plan to solve MLB's service time issues, thinks Toronto's tradeable asset value is pretty low, and is excited at the possibility of Shohei Ohtani getting Tommy John surgery and still being the LA...


September 7: Breaking down an ugly NFL opener

Ben & JD give their thoughts from last night's first game of the 2018 NFL season; Steve Nash is being inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame tonight and Ben & JD give their thoughts on him and the rest of this year's class of inductees; The latest odds for next manager of the Toronto Blue Jays are out, and there are some surprising candidates; Sportsnet's Michael Grange is in Springfield, Massachusetts for tonight's NBA Hall of Fame ceremonies and weighs in on Steve Nash's place in history, how...


September 6: Donaldson's desire to remain a Blue Jay hurt his trade value

The NFL is back tonight and the guys are very excited; Sportsnet's Shi Davidi gives the latest information surrounding John Gibbons employment status and the Roberto Osuna court case, weighs in on yesterday's worst-ever Blue Jays season debate, and covers what the future holds for the current roster and front office (15:35); Shohei Ohtani continues to mash the baseball as a hitter, but probably needs Tommy John surgery as a pitcher; OddsShark Analyst Jon Campbell lays out the betting lines...


Sept. 5: How bad is this Blue Jays season?

Is there any credence to the rumour that Mark Shapiro might leave Toronto? (0:59); Blue Jays Central Analyst Joe Siddall looks at the surprisingly successful Tampa Bay Rays and their pitching revolution, the difficulty of embracing every advanced statistic to evaluate players like Marcus Stroman, what next year's rotation might look like, and how Toronto might divvy up the playing time in an over-crowded infield (12:31); NFL Network's Elliot Harrison looks at what kind of effect Le'Veon...


Sept. 4: A PTBNL for a recent MVP

Josh Donaldson is no longer a Toronto Blue Jay. Ben & JD give their initial thoughts (2:44); Former Miami Marlins President David Samson gives his perspective on how the Jays front office handled the Donaldson situation, why Donaldson's value has diminished with age, and why his injury rehab was definitely still under team control (10:21); People were going after a former actor for having a "regular" job over the weekend - what would Ben & JD do if they weren't radio hosts? (30:21); Mike...


Aug 31: Josh Donaldson clears waivers, where will he land?

Ben Nicholson-Smith joins Ben & JD in-studio to look at all the latest news surrounding Josh Donaldson and the Blue Jays ahead of his impending departure, trying to figure out the breakdown between player and team, how frustrating it must be for Donaldson to still not be healthy, where he could end up, and much more (4:25); Calgary re-signed Noah Hanifin to a new deal that looks great for the Flames, and Ben & JD are still happy that Toronto took Mitch Marner over him in the 2015 NHL draft;...


Aug. 30: The Blue Jays and the Tale of Revocable Waivers

Dan Shulman can't make heads or tails of the Donaldson situation and thinks that it could affect future free agency for older players (12:33); MLB Network Insider Jon Morosi says that he believes Josh Donaldson is still on waivers, and how Toronto will have a small window to trade him tomorrow afternoon (45:32); Bleacher Report's Tyler Dunne thinks that the Jets might have traded Teddy Bridgewater a bit too soon even though they got a good return, and how there was no downside to the Packers...


Aug. 29: The Miz is big on the Browns

WWE Superstar The Miz is in town for the Fan Expo this weekend and talks about how he went from reality TV star to professional wrestler, what it's like to work so closely with his wife, how he's survived being a Cleveland Browns fan for his whole life and what he expects from them this year's squad (15:37); Sportsnet's Stephen Brunt reacts to today's Josh Donaldson news . He also wasn't surprised at Troy Tulowitzki's prickly media availability, and says that the Blue Jays are basically suck...


Aug. 28: Ryan O'Reilly refreshed with St. Louis move

Shi Davidi tells Ben and JD all about his raccoon encounter at the ball park last night before laying out the steps that would be needed to trade Josh Donaldson, how much value he can rebuild, whether MLB free agency is fair to players, who might be in the mix for JD, how you can't re-think the decision to let Edwin Encarnacion leave just because Kendrys Morales is playing well right now, and what Billy McKinney brings to the team (11:53); Chris Rose, host of MLB Network's Intentional Talk,...


Aug. 27: Post, Weir on Brooke Henderson's Canadian championship

Ben and JD catch-up after a week apart (0:29); Dave Dameshek, host of The Dave Dameshek Football Program, joins the guys to discuss how terrible the preseason is, how much we overreact to it, why Mario Lemieux is better than Wayne Gretzky, why the Pittsburgh Steelers dynasty comes down to this upcoming season, which rookie QB's have impressed him so far, and what foods are overrated (46:26); Canadian Women's Golf legend Sandra Post discusses how important Brooke Henderson's victory was for...


Aug. 24: The NFL's QB talent pool is deeper than ever

Mike Wilner, Blue Jays Broadcaster for SN590 The FAN, discusses the future of the Blue Jays (11:35); Justin Dunk, Football Reporter for 3DownNation & Anchor for CHCH, chats the Argonauts in MTL to take on Johnny Football and the Alouettes (48:50); Ross Tucker, SiriusXM NFL Host, Former NFLer, The Athletic, discusses the QB talent pool in the NFL and analyzes Week 3 in the preseason (1:29:34); Scott Miller, National MLB Columnist, Bleacher Report, chats attendance issues in the MLB (1:56:37).


Aug. 23: Erik Karlsson's situation continues to be as clear as mud

Former host of this time slot, Sportsnet 650's Andrew Walker, shares his thoughts on disc golf, rebuilding in baseball, the Blue Jays future rotation, Vancouver's negative reaction to being linked to Erik Karlsson, and a fan base's tendency to overrate its own prospects (9:56); A San Antonio reporter has talked with some of Kawhi Leonard's people and thinks that he will definitely be open to staying in Toronto; does that mean anything? (37:41); Arden Zwelling joins JD & Ashley in-studio to...