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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

May 18: Raptors may hire head coach from within

5/18/2018
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SN590's own Ben Wagner talks to Jeff about the Athletics doubling up the Jays, Sanchez' struggles (5:16); SN's Michael Grange discusses where the next Raptors head coach could come from and what that could mean for the team (33:47); SN's Jeff Marek previews the 2018 Memorial Cup (46:57); SN590's Gord Stellick talks the Stanley Cup Playoffs (54:36); English soccer commentator Martin Tyler talks the FA Cup Final being held on the same day and in the same city as the Royal Wedding (1:08:57).

Duration:01:23:33

May 17: Vegas' crowd doesn't know how to not enjoy themselves

5/17/2018
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Renaud Lavoie, NHL insider for TVA Sports, discusses the Vegas Golden Knights' win over the Winnipeg Jets, including Marc-Andre Fleury's amazing game (4:35); Chris Leroux, former MLB pitcher & guest co-host of Blue Jays Talk, chats more about Joey Votto's comments and touches on JA Happ's best outing of the season in the Jays' 12-1 win over the Mets (29:20); Jon Morosi, Insider for the MLB Network, is moonlighting for the NHL Network, talks the Winnipeg/Vegas series, which he is covering...

Duration:01:25:28

May 16: Joey Votto's apology was sincere

5/16/2018
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NHL Network's Brian Lawton discusses the 4-2 Lightning win over the Capitals, and looks ahead to Game 3 of VGK-WPG down in Sin City (6:29); ESPN Investigative Reporter TJ Quinn talks the Robinson Cano suspension and what led to it (24:52); SN.ca's Ben Nicholson-Smith talks the Joey Votto comments, and the Blue Jays bringing up Danny Barnes (47:31); Yahoo! Sports' Michael Lee talks the Celtics going up 2-0 on the Cavaliers, and how pretty much no one can beat the Warriors four out of seven...

Duration:01:24:50

May 15: NCAA has most inherent risk after Supreme Court decision on sports gambling

5/15/2018
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SN590's own Todd Hlushko gives Jeff some thoughts on Vegas tying the series in Winnipeg, and how the way the Golden Knights built their team could change things around the NHL (3:06); Law professor Marc Edelman discusses the landmark decision by the Supreme Court regarding sports gambling (25:40); Glenn Healy talks the Golden Knights wanting to close out the series at home if they can get things rolling, and the Capitals looking to improve on an already terrific start (45:37); Jeff takes...

Duration:01:26:01

May 14: The Raptors' head coaching decision looms large

5/14/2018
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SN590's Eric Smith talks the Raptors, including Dwane Casey's firing, and who will replace him between potential rookie and veteran head coaches (6:22); Jeff takes your calls on the Raptors (27:34); Chris Johnston discusses the two Conference Finals series, and focuses on what Tampa Bay needs to do to stay afloat (47:00); Peter Drury gives us an update on Premier League action as the season winds down, and what's to come this offseason (72:21).

Duration:01:24:53

May 11: Dubas In, Casey Out

5/11/2018
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The Toronto Maple Leafs name Kyle Dubas their new GM, we get analysis from TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie (5:18), NHL on Sportsnet's John Shannon (26:05), Leafs Nation's Gord Stellick (43:22), and Hockey Central's Nick Kypreos (1:33:17); Jeff gets fired up about the breaking news of the Toronto Raptors firing head coach Dwane Casey (1:48:02); Sportsnet NBA columnist Michael Grange on the Raptors' announcement (1:50:20); Hockey Central's Daren Millard won't let us forget that the Winnipeg Jets...

Duration:02:06:41

May 10: The Jays get a hit (and more)!

5/10/2018
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Jeff provides his thoughts on Wednesday's season-ending media availabilities from Raptors head coach Dwane Casey & president Masai Ujiri (0:47); Sportsnet Blue Jays analyst Pat Tabler on the Blue Jays' bounceback win over the Mariners (5:42); Raptors broadcaster Eric Smith on Casey and Ujiri's season-ending remarks, and what the organization could do going forward (24:22); NHL on Sportsnet's Cassie Campbell-Pascall previews Game 7 between the Predators and Jets (49:56); Sportsnet's John...

Duration:01:26:16

May 9: Big Maple no-hits the Blue Jays

5/9/2018
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James Paxton becomes the first Canadian to throw an MLB no-hitter on Canadian soil (1:06); Blue Jays Central's Joe Siddall discusses the historic night at Rogers Centre, and the rest of the takeaways from Tuesday's Blue Jays-Mariners game (6:13); Indiana University Associate Professor of Business Law & Ethics Nathaniel Grow discusses the joint MLB-MLBPA Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Policy and how it applies to Roberto Osuna's situation (35:16); Sportsnet's...

Duration:01:26:48

May 8: What's next for the Raptors?

5/8/2018
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Jeff delves into the end of the Raptors' season, and whether much of the blame should be placed on both Masai Ujiri & Dwane Casey (1:07); Raptors radio analyst Paul Jones on the end of the season, and what's next for the team (8:04); What happened against Cleveland, and where do the Raptors go from here? (25:09); Capitals TV voice Joe Beninati on Alex Ovechkin's squad finally slaying Sidney Crosby & the Penguins (1:0:5:36); At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on the Blue Jays heading into...

Duration:01:25:39

May 7: LeDagger

5/7/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: The Raptors fall victim to LeBron James' greatness again (1:01); Sportsnet Raptors voice Matt Devlin on the Game 3 loss to the Cavaliers, and looking ahead to tonight's Game 4 (6:06); Where do the Raptors go from here? (25:12); NHL Alumni Association Executive Director Glenn Healy on the weekend's Stanley Cup Playoffs action, including the Vegas Golden Knights making it to the Western Conference Finals, the Winnipeg Jets being on the cusp of joining them, and Mike...

Duration:01:25:40

May 4: Deja vu all over again

5/4/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: The Raptors get crushed by the Cavaliers in Game 2 (0:52); Raptors radio analyst Paul Jones on the loss (12:20); Raptors fans vent about the team (34:44); ESPN's Greg Wyshynski discusses the Penguins' and Predators' Game 4 wins (46:49); Jeff & Corey discuss the Winnipeg Jets' current run, and their memories of the Jets' past Playoff appearances (1:09:05).

Duration:01:24:56

May 3: Donaldson is back, and should Vlad Jr. be joining him?

5/3/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie on the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs thus far, and Tom Wilson's 3-game suspension (6:05); Corey delves into the goaltending play to this point in the Stanley Cup Playoffs (31:02); Sportsnet's MLB columnist Shi Davidi from Cleveland on the return of Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays (36:07); We hear from Josh Donaldson himself in his pre-game media session (46:29); Raptors TV voice Matt Devlin previews Game 2 against the Cavaliers...

Duration:01:26:01

May 2: The Game One Raptors Are Back!

5/2/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: Jeff & Corey discuss an eventful Raptors Game 1 loss to the Cavaliers, and an eventful night in the Stanley Cup Playoffs (1:08); SN590 Raptors voice Eric Smith discusses everything surrounding Raptors-Cavs, including the newly-minted Drake-Kendrick Perkins feud (14:10)!; It's time to vent about the Raptors (29:28)!; Sportsnet's Mark Spector on another high-octane Jets-Predators game (46:06); Parachute President/CEO Steve Podborski on the work his organization's doing...

Duration:01:25:39

May 1: No More-iello

5/1/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: Jeff & Corey discuss the Maple Leafs' announcement that Lou Lamoriello will not be returning as GM (0:41); Hockey Central's Doug MacLean discusses the Lamoriello news, and the latest in the Stanley Cup Playoffs (6:38); NHL on Sportsnet's John Shannon gives his take on the Leafs' announcement, and suggests that Jets-Predators be made a best-of-9 series - something Corey has experience with! (28:15); Sportsnet's NBA columnist Michael Grange (45:40) & WTAM Radio's Nick...

Duration:01:25:50

April 30: Third time's a charm for Raptors vs. Cavs?

4/30/2018
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Corey Hirsch co-hosts: Jeff welcomes Corey to the show for the week, discussing the weekend's Stanley Cup Playoffs action, and the Raptors and Cavs meeting in the Playoffs for the third straight year (4:47); NHLPA Alumni Association Executive Director Glenn Healy discusses the start of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and where the Toronto Maple Leafs go from here (22:32); Raptors radio analyst Paul Jones on what to expect from Toronto against Cleveland (51:19); Sportsnet Blue...

Duration:01:26:54

April 26: Matt Devlin sets up Raptors-Wizards Game 6

4/27/2018
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Raptors TV voice Matt Devlin on the Raptors and Wizards ahead of Game 6 (4:07); What do the Raptors need to do to finish things off in DC tonight? (23:41); TVA Sports NHL insider Renaud Lavoie on the Penguins jumping ahead of the Capitals, what's next for the Maple Leafs (46:16); Sportsnet's Cassie Campbell-Pascall on the Jets & Predators ahead of tonight's series opener (113:05).

Duration:01:24:17

April 26: Deja vu for the Leafs

4/26/2018
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Jeff looks back at another Game 7 loss in Boston for the Maple Leafs (0:25); NHL Network's Brian Lawton discusses last night's game, and where the Leafs go from here (7:03); Looking back at the Leafs' season, and looking ahead to next year (25:20); Sportsnet's Stephen Brunt on the Leafs' loss, and the Blue Jays' season - on-the-field and at-the-gate - thus far (46:26); More reactions to the end of the Leafs' campaign (1:03:27); Sportsnet's John Molinaro on Wednesday's heartbreaking Toronto...

Duration:01:25:47

April 25: Marc Savard on Maple Leafs-Bruins Game 7

4/25/2018
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Sportsnet's Marc Savard joins Jeff for the first two segments (3:10) to preview Game 7 between the Leafs & Bruins; Leafs radio analyst Jim Ralph gives his takes on the series (32:18); Sportsnet's Kyle Bukauskas ahead of Game 7 (46:00); Washington Post Wizards beat writer Candace Buckner ahead of Raptors-Wizards Game 5 (60:14); Sportsnet's John Molinaro from Guadalajara ahead of the conclusion of the CONCACAF Champions League final between Toronto FC & Chivas (73:55).

Duration:01:25:41

April 24: This one's for you, Toronto

4/24/2018
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Jeff reflects on Monday's tragic events on Yonge Street (0:54); Leafs Nation Network analyst Bob McGill on the Maple Leafs' game 6 win, and the forcing of a game 7 Wednesday (7:31); How confident are you in the Leafs' chances of advancing past the Bruins? (26:55); Winnipeg Jets' Exec VP/GM Kevin Cheveldayoff on his team's first-round win over Minnesota, and looking ahead to facing Nashville in the conference semifinals (47:52); Sportsnet's Mark Spector on Winnipeg's run, and the rest of...

Duration:01:27:30

April 23: Maple Leafs or Raptors?

4/23/2018
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The Leafs force a Game 6, while the Raptors will have to play a Game 6 (1:03); Leafs Nation's Todd Hlushko on the Leafs heading into another must-win against the Bruins (5:29); Who do you have more confidence in winning their next game: The Leafs or the Raptors? (Also, we get a few Arsene Wenger thoughts sprinkled in) (22:41); Raptors broadcaster Paul Jones on a rough weekend in Washington (45:25); NHL Alumni Association Executive Director Glenn Healy on the Leafs and Bruins, and on the...

Duration:01:24:45

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