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Find out why Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown is the nation's most listened to talk show presentation.






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Nov. 8: Viva The Leafs Power Play

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Maple Leafs' power play coming through in a win over the Golden Knights (2:43); At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on the Blue Jays' off-season, and previewing next week's GM Meetings (23:11); Leafs radio analyst Jim Ralph on the team's impressive recent stretch (46:08); Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl on Toronto FC ahead of Sunday's MLS Cup match (1:09:14); The LA Times' Dan Woike on the Lakers and Clippers ahead of the Raptors' back-to-back...


Nov. 6: What Happened To The Slap Shot?

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Leafs' win over the Kings, and John Tavares' return (5:51); Leafs Nation Network's Bob McGill on the Leafs getting back on track (20:31); Raptors voice Matt Devlin on Patrick McCaw's injury and Pascal Siakam's start to the season (47:03); Toronto FC goalkeeper Quentin Westberg ahead of Sunday's MLS Cup Final (1:09:00); NHL Shooting & Scoring Coach Tim Turk on the evolution of shooting in the NHL, and the decline of the slap shot (1:31:38); Bergen...


Nov. 5: Discussing Siakam's Start with The Great Hubie Brown

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Leafs finally getting healthier; ESPN's Hubie Brown discusses the expectations on Pascal Siakam, and his vote for Fred VanVleet as the Finals MVP (21:57); ESPN's Jeff Passan on the start of free agency (45:44); Canadian Olympic skier Manny Osborne-Paradis in-studio on his attempted comeback from a leg injury (1:05:41); Hockey Night In Canada's Elliotte Friedman on the ongoing Dustin Byfuglien injury situation (1:29:00); Leafs Nation Pre- &...


November 4: The Bucks Stop The Raptors

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Washington Nationals’ victory tour, and the Leafs’ and Raptors’ weekends; Hockey Central’s Jeff Marek on the Leafs, and Jason Spezza’s time with the team thus far; WFAN’s Ed Coleman on Carlos Beltrán’s hiring as Mets manager, and Marcus Stroman’s time in Queens thus far; Raptors Radio Analyst Paul Jones on the loss in Milwaukee ; Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi on the Blue Jays’ acquisition of Chase Anderson from the Brewers; NFL on CBS’ Amy Trask on Lamar...


Nov. 1: The Greek Freak?

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the possibility of the Raptors recruiting Giannis Antetokounmpo in 2021 (4:25); Former NHL defenceman Brian Campbell on the evolution of the modern NHL blue liner (22:49); The Toronto Star's Doug Smith on the Raptors and Bucks ahead of their first meeting since the Eastern Conference Finals (49:42);'s Tim Campbell on Dustin Byfuglien’s current situation with the Jets (1:09:40); Sportsnet's Luke Fox on the latest with the Maple Leafs (1:31:35);...


Oct. 31: Remember The Expos

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the significance of the Washington Nationals' World Series win to Montrealers and Expos fan (1:50); ESPN's Taylor Twellman on Toronto FC's advancement to the MLS Cup Final (25:19); 710 ESPN Seattle's John Clayton on the NFL ahead of Week 9 (47:49); Dan Shulman wraps up the World Series (1:09:01); TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie looks around the NHL (1:30:54); The Washington Times' Thom Loverro on the Nationals' win (1:55:28). The views and opinions expressed...


Oct. 30: The World Series goes seven

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the wild Game 6 of the World Series, and Dwane Casey's legacy in Toronto ahead of another return with the Detroit Pistons tonight (7:39); Football Ramble Daily co-host Luke Aaron Moore ahead of the popular soccer podcast's Toronto tour stop on November 7th (26:14); Sportsnet's Buck Martinez on the World Series (47:47); FOX Sports' Rob Stone on Toronto FC ahead of the MLS East Final against Atlanta United (1:09:49); NHL on Sportsnet's Chris Johnston on...


October 29: Teemu Selanne & Nicklas Lidstrom

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss Alex Ovechkin's comments about how the Maple Leafs won't be able to win the Stanley Cup with their current style of play; Hockey Hall of Famer Nicklas Lidstrom on his new book, "The Pursuit of Perfection," and playing for Mike Babcock; Hockey Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne in-studio on his new book, "My Life;" ESPN's Jeff Passan on the World Series; Hockey Night In Canada's Elliotte Friedman on the Ovechkin remarks; Raptors voice Matt Devlin on the team's...


Oct. 29: The Astros Take Lift-Off

Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Houston Astros' resurgence to the brink of winning the World Series; Hockey Central's Jeff Marek on the Leafs' early-season struggles (21:02); Breaking down the classy response of Southampton FC's players to their record-setting 9-0 loss to Leicester City; ESPN's Howard Bryant on the World Series (47:25); CBS Sports' Amy Trask on the NFL weekend (63:44); Sportsnet's Michael Grange on Nick Nurse's coaching of the Raptors' start to the season...


Oct. 25: The World Series Goes To Washington

Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt discuss the expectations surrounding the Toronto Raptors' championship defence (4:29); Toronto FC GM Ali Curtis discusses the club's run to the MLS' East Final (21:38); Sportsnet's Hazel Mae on the Astros' handling of the Brandon Taubman incident (49:07); Sportsnet 650's Corey Hirsch on the Leafs' and Canucks' starts to the season (1:06:56); Justin Morneau on the World Series, and his friend and former teammate Gerrit Cole (1:30:05); Leafs Nation Pre- &...


Oct. 24: World Series Distractions

Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt discuss the Washington Nationals' 2-0 World Series lead (4:29); Masai Ujiri's bringing of the Larry O'Brien Trophy to Africa w/ HBO's David Scott (27:02); Teeing up NFL Week 8 w/ ESPN's John Clayton (45:35); How the World Series is being taken in Montreal w/ legendary Expos voice Jacques Doucet (1:13:31); A wild week of baseball news w/ David Samson of CBS Sports HQ & "Nothing Personal w/ David Samson" (1:30:58); Breaking news as the Houston Astros fire Assistant...


Oct. 23: Raptors get their rings and Matthews calls out his team

Jeff and Stephen kick off the show with their initial reaction on the Raptor's season opener and why they're concerned with the performance of the Leafs lately; Dan Shulman gives his take on game 1 of the World Series; Chris Johnston discusses the current state of the Toronto Maple Leafs; Jorge Sedano explains why the Clippers performance was even more impressive than the score suggests and how they can establish themselves a powerhouse; Leo Rautins talks about the record breaking...


Oct. 22: Raptors raise the banner tonight

Jeff & Stephen do the show live from Jurassic Park to preview the 2019-20 season for the defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors with Raps radio play-by-play team Eric Smith & Paul Jones, the Toronto Star's Doug Smith, Tim & Sid's Sid Seixeiro, and Raps TV voice Matt Devlin. It's not all basketball however, as the pair get NHL news & notes from NHL on Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman and talk World Series & Astros controversy with ESPN's Jeff Passan. The views and opinions expressed in this...


Oct. 21: Sorry about Boston

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt discuss the Maple Leafs win over the Bruins without John Tavares with TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie; preview the World Series with Buck Martinez; ask five-time Norris trophy winner Ray Bourque about his charitable efforts and how the city of Boston can’t stop winning; and recap NFL Sunday with CBS Sports’ Amy Trask. In the final hour, Richard Deitsch and Michael Grange join Blair & Brunt in-studio to preview the NBA season and touch on the World Series with both...


Oct. 18: Kim Coates, John Herdman and Dwayne De Rosario

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt chat with actor Kim Coates about his career and doing charity work with Pinball Clemons; discuss Team Canada's 2-0 victory over Team USA with HC John Herdman; dissect Mark Shapiro's comments on At The Letters with Ben Nicholson-Smith & Arden Zwelling; weigh in on the implications of Tavares' injury with Chris Johnston; and Dwayne De Rosario talks MLS playoffs. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not...


Oct. 17: Stu Grimson, Bryan Berard and Matt Thomas

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt discuss the risks associated with the enforcer role in hockey with Stu Grimson; Week 7 in the NFL with insider John Clayton; and the Nationals' World Series berth with The Washington Post's Barry Svrluga. In the final hour, Blair and Brunt are joined by former Maple Leafs defenceman Bryan Berard to discuss his book “Relentless”; and new Toronto Raptors' guard/forward Matt Thomas. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests...


Oct. 16: Team Canada gets the job done against USA

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt dig deep into the day's biggest stories. First they speak with Sportsnet's Todd Warriner about the Maple Leafs' win over the Minnesota Wild, and how they match up against tonight's opponent: the Washington Capitals. James Sharman, host of "Footy Prime- The Podcast" discusses Canada's big win over the US men's soccer team Tuesday night at BMO Field. ESPN's Howard Bryant weighs-in on the NBA's predicament with China, and LeBron James' comments on the matter....


Oct. 15: Big game for Team Canada

Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt host! On this edition: The guys kick off the sow with an in depth conversation on LeBron James' controversial comments regarding Daryl Morey's Hong Kong tweet; Sports Illustated senior soccer writer Grant Wahl joins the show to talk about the growth the Team Canada's mens soccer team, and what a win over the Americans would do for the program; Former MLB general manager turned MLB Network Radio analyst Jim Duquette discusses the post-season, including the...


Oct. 14: The Debut of the Writers Bloc

It's the debut of Writers Bloc! In the first hour, Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt are joined by a plethora of in-studio guests as the NHL on Sportsnet's Jeff Marek sticks around after Hockey Central, and two guys named Tim and Sid surprise Jeff and Stephen in-studio on the day that they make their return to the Sportsnet 590 The FAN airwaves. In the next hour, Dan Shulman checks-in from New York where he is calling the ALCS between the Yankees and Astros for ESPN Radio; and T.J. Quinn of...