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The Globe and Mail's Jeff Blair was given his own show because he apparently needed another outlet to vent about the Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Raptors, Buffalo Bills, Argonauts, and Toronto FC. The show originates from Toronto's sports leader, Sportsnet 590 The FAN!

The Globe and Mail's Jeff Blair was given his own show because he apparently needed another outlet to vent about the Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Raptors, Buffalo Bills, Argonauts, and Toronto FC. The show originates from Toronto's sports leader, Sportsnet 590 The FAN!
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Toronto, ON

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The Globe and Mail's Jeff Blair was given his own show because he apparently needed another outlet to vent about the Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Raptors, Buffalo Bills, Argonauts, and Toronto FC. The show originates from Toronto's sports leader, Sportsnet 590 The FAN!

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@globlair

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English

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One Ted Rogers Way Toronto, Ontario M4Y 3B7 (416) 870-0590


Episodes

Aug. 14: The kids are alright

8/14/2018
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Ashley Docking & George Rusic host: We discuss the MLB debuts of Sean Reid-Foley & Danny Jansen (2:46); Baseball Toronto's Keegan Matheson gives his take on Monday night's Blue Jays-Royals game (6:49); "A Swing & A Belt" host Dan Shulman discusses his 1-on-1 interview with Marcus Stroman, which is available now! (19:59); The Washington Post's Roman Stubbs on the controversy surrounding the Maryland Terrapins football team (45:14); Ryerson Rams men's basketball head coach Roy Rana discusses...

Duration:02:10:39

August 13: Tiger has himself a weekend

8/13/2018
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Ashley Docking & Brian Dunstan host: We discuss Tiger Woods' 2nd-place finish (and Brooks Koepka's win) at the PGA Championship (1:39); Blue Jays radio analyst Chris Leroux on the team's weekend and what to expect from Sean Reid-Foley & Danny Jansen in their MLB debuts (8:55); ProFootballTalk.com's Josh Alper on the first full weekend of the NFL pre-season (47:09); Sportsnet's Ian Leggatt from his golf tournament, Stomp The Stigma at The Summit Golf Club (1:04:05); Canadian sprinter Aaron...

Duration:02:10:12

Aug. 10: Ready to Celebrate 92/93!

8/10/2018
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Dan Shulman joins Jeff Blair & Michael Traikos to recap Ryan Borucki's performance vs. the Red Sox (2:59); Pat Hentgen and Ed Sprague stop by the Sportsnet 590 The FAN studios to discuss the camaraderie on the early 1990s Blue Jays squads (26:12); The HOUR OF HOWARTH (42:39); ESPN's Greg Wyshynski discusses the current state of the Senators and more off-season notes 1:30:45; Forbes' Bobby McMahon previews the start of the Premier League (1:52:46)!

Duration:02:11:01

Aug. 9: Foul ball blunder

8/9/2018
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Michael Traikos co-hosts: SN590 Blue Jays voice Ben Wagner on Wednesday's loss to the Red Sox (9:38); Power Edge Pro Founder/President Joe Quinn on the work he does with Connor McDavid and Jack Hughes, among others (26:58); MLB Network's Jon Paul Morosi on the work ahead for the Blue Jays and the MLB pennant races (48:16); Premier League voice Peter Drury previews the season, which gets underway Friday (1:15:26); NHL.com's Mike Zeisberger on the 30th anniversary of the Edmonton Oilers...

Duration:02:11:04

Aug. 8: RIP Stan Mikita

8/8/2018
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Michael Traikos co-hosts: Sportsnet's Buck Martinez on a back-and-forth Blue Jays loss to the Red Sox (12:09); Sportsnet's Scott Morrison on the passing of hockey great Stan Mikita (30:56); ESPN's Howard Bryant on Donald Trump's targeting of LeBron James (47:33); Blue Jays alumni Todd Stottlemyre on the 25th anniversary of the team's 1992/93 World Series championships (1:15:50); SN 590 Raptors analyst Paul Jones on the reported exclusion of the Raptors from the NBA's Christmas schedule...

Duration:02:10:58

Aug. 7: The Blue Jays return home

8/7/2018
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Michael Traikos co-hosts: Jeff assesses the Blue Jays' annual "home" series in Seattle (0:59); Sportsnet's Shi Davidi on the latest with the Blue Jays (10:13); Saskatchewan Roughriders voice Rod Pedersen on the team's tryout of Terrell Owens (33:33); Sportsnet Raptors voice Matt Devlin on the team's signing of Greg Monroe (47:16); The Buffalo News' Mike Harrington on the Sabres' addition of Jeff Skinner (1:10:31); NHL.com's Shawn Roarke joins the show to debate the best centres in the NHL...

Duration:02:11:02

Aug. 3: Mike Hauschild goes six innings for Blue Jays

8/3/2018
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Ashley Docking and George Rusic hop on for one more day as guest hosts of The Jeff Blair Show! The Athletic's Kaitlyn McGrath chats the series opener vs. the Seattle Mariners out west (5:54); CFL.ca's Chris O'Leary discusses Johnny Football's debut tonight vs. his former team (31:06); Ashley and George chat about Buffalo's place in the Eastern Conference (56:12); Sports Illustrated's Gary Gramling discusses Lamar Jackson and the Hall of Fame preseason game (1:14:51); SBNation's Trevor...

Aug. 2: Who's pitching for the Blue Jays?

8/2/2018
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Ashley Docking & George Rusic host: Blue Jays Central's Jamie Campbell discusses the latest with the Blue Jays, and tries to figure out who's starting the opener of their four-game set in Seattle (8:24); Sportsnet golf analyst Ian Leggatt discusses what to expect from Tiger Woods at The Bridgestone Invitational and the PGA Championship (29:28); Leafs Nation Pre- & Post-Game's Gord Stellick gives his take on the front office drama in Vancouver, and on William Nylander's comments about...

Duration:02:10:52

August 1: Deadline Done

8/1/2018
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Ashley Docking & George Rusic host: CBS Sports/Sportsnet's Jonah Keri recaps Tuesday's MLB Non-Waiver Trade Deadline (9:51); Sportsnet's Donnovan Bennett on Johnny Manziel's scheduled first CFL start on Friday (30:13); ESPN's Greg Wyshynski on the NHL off-season, and his piece on what each NHL team would need to do to reach 100 points this season (48:38); We discuss the term "zero tolerance" and what it's meant in the sports world of late (1:19:14); Sportsnet's Arden Zwelling recaps...

Duration:02:12:14

July 31: Does Houston have an Osuna problem?

7/31/2018
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Ashley Docking & Sheri Forde host: We break down the Blue Jays' trade of Roberto Osuna to the Astros for Ken Giles, David Paulino, and Hector Perez (0:52); Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith breaks down the Blue Jays' side of the move (8:48); We get listener reaction to the trade (29:34); Fangraphs' Jay Jaffe discusses the Osuna trade, what Giles brings to the Blue Jays and the latest buzz surrounding the Trade Deadline (46:34); The Buffalo News' Mike Harrington on Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s...

Duration:02:10:46

July 30: Blue Jays on the deadline clock

7/30/2018
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Ashley Docking & Sheri Forde host: Sports Illustrated's Ben Reiter discusses the upcoming MLB Trade Deadline (and his new book, "Astroball") (10:52); Sportsnet's Luke Fox on the Maple Leafs' off-season (29:28); Sportsnet's Michael Grange on an eventful USA Basketball mini-camp, which included DeMar DeRozan & Kyle Lowry (50:27); 3DownNation.com's Justin Dunk on the continued wait for Johnny Manziel in Montreal, and a QB change in Toronto (1:12:18); "At The Letters" co-host Arden Zwelling on...

Duration:02:11:34

July 27: Ross Atkins on the J.A. Happ trade

7/27/2018
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Jeff breaks down the Blue Jays' trade of J.A. Happ to the Yankees for Brandon Drury and Billy McKinney (1:20); Blue Jays TV voice Buck Martinez gives his take on the trade (8:26); The Bergen Record's Pete Caldera discusses the Yankees' side of the move, and how New York will cope with the Aaron Judge injury (51:51); MLB Pipeline's Jonathan Mayo discusses the new Pipeline rankings (unsurprisingly topped by Vladimir Guerrero Jr.), and the Blue Jays' newest prospects (1:11:49); Blue Jays GM...

Duration:02:10:43

July 26: Helloh, Colorado!

7/26/2018
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Jeff discusses the Blue Jays' trade of Seunghwan Oh to the Rockies (0:55); SN 590's Mike Wilner discusses Oh's departure, and discusses what else the Blue Jays could do at the Deadline (6:17); Sportsnet's John Molinaro on Toronto FC's return to the Canadian Championship final (28:29); Sportsnet senior columnist Mark Spector on the retirement of Jarome Iginla, the departure of Trevor Linden in Vancouver, and a story involving Canadian soccer phenom Alphonso Davies (49:50); Bleacher Report's...

Duration:02:10:15

July 25: Time for some trade talk!

7/25/2018
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Jeff Blair returns: Sportsnet's Dan Shulman discusses the Blue Jays' recent play, and looks ahead to the Trade Deadline (6:15); What's to expect from the Blue Jays over the next six days? (29:32); Sport Bild (Germany) soccer reporter Tobias Altschaffl discusses Bayern Munich's acquisition of Canadian phenom Alphonso Davies (48:40); Sportsnet's Michael Grange catches Jeff up on all of the Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan pandemonium of the last week (1:12:43); MLB.com's Mark Feinsand on the...

Duration:02:10:06

July 24: How does San Antonio feel about Kawhi Leonard?

7/24/2018
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George Rusic & Ashley Docking host: Sportsnet's Shi Davidi on the Blue Jays approaching the Trade Deadline (8:57); The Athletic's Cliff Corcoran on MLB approaching the Deadline (45:06); Golf Canada's Bill Paul ahead of this week's Canadian Open (57:49); The Canadian Press' Bill Beacon on the Montreal Alouettes' acquisition of QB Johnny Manziel (1:11:46); ESPN San Antonio's Jason Minnix on how the Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade was received locally (1:34:36); WGR 550's Sal Capaccio on...

Duration:02:10:59

July 23: Will Kawhi warm up to Toronto?

7/23/2018
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George Rusic & Ashley Docking host: Boston Globe national baseball writer Nick Cafardo on the Josh Donaldson trade market, John Gibbons' future in Toronto, and whether Mookie Betts could be the face of baseball (7:48); At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on the Blue Jays' weekend, and whether we've seen J.A. Happ's last start for the Blue Jays (36:24); Yahoo! Sports' Jay Busbee on Francesco Molinari's win at The Open Championship, and Tiger Woods' wild Sunday (59:39); 3DownNation.com's...

Duration:02:24:18

July 20: Leafs Fever

7/20/2018
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Adam Wylde & Steve Dangle host: Sportsnet's Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston discusses the off-season thus far, and looks ahead to the year (17:20); Blue Jays broadcaster Mike Wilner looks ahead to tonight's resumption of the Blue Jays' season (47:33); Sportsnet's Canadiens beat reporter Eric Engels discusses the Habs' summer thus far (1:08:52); Free Association's JD Bunkis gives his take on the Raptors' Kawhi Leonard acquisition, and compares the excitement in regards to the Raptors' and...

Duration:02:11:54

July 18: Dangle & Wylde Take Over

7/19/2018
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Adam Wylde & Steve Dangle host: Adam & Steve discuss the Raptors' acquisition of Kawhi Leonard, and their trading away of DeMar DeRozan (0:37); Sportsnet's Faizal Khamisa joins the show to provide his perspective on the trade (21:40); Jeff Blair joins his own show to discuss Kawhi, DeMar, Marcus Stroman, Manny Machado, and others (47:39)!; Steve tells us what it was like to watch the World Cup in Scotland (1:23:03); Ottawa Senators associate coach Marc Crawford discusses the intricacies of...

Duration:02:12:00

July 18: Kawhat?!?

7/18/2018
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Rob Wong & Brian Dunstan host: The Raptors acquire Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green from the San Antonio Spurs for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a protected 1st-round pick (0:51); SN590's Eric Smith breaks down the move (11:42); We open the show up for Raptors fans (31:22 & 1:56:09), and hear from SN590's Paul Jones (50:59) and Sportsnet's Jonah Keri (1:30:59) - who also breaks down Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game - on the deal.

Duration:02:12:33

July 17: Bryce Harper's the Darling of the Derby

7/17/2018
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Sportsnet's Shi Davidi discusses Monday night's Home Run Derby, and Marcus Stroman's relationship with the Toronto media (6:03); Do you care about Toronto athletes' rapport with media members (25:43); Sportsnet's Faizal Khamisa comes in-studio to take a tour around the world of sports, including the World Cup, the Raptors' off-season, and his being pleasantly surprised by the Home Run Derby (47:16); Sportsnet's Michael Grange discusses the ongoing rumours surrounding the Raptors and their...

Duration:02:10:47