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Talking about the issues in sports and beyond with one of Canada's most controversial media figures.




Feb. 22: Cherie Piper on CAN women falling to US in Olympic hockey

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Cherie Piper on Canada's loss to the US in women's Olympic hockey final (11:24); Basketball Insiders' Steve Kyler on Spurs losing Kawhi Leonard for the season (51:41); Tim & Sid's Tim Micallef on what's caught his attention in the sports world (77:02); Hockey Central's Daren Millard on John Tavares possibly being a Leaf, Frederik Andersen's Vezina candidacy, James van Riemsdyk's future in Toronto (93:31); NHL Network's Brian Lawton on Tavares' future, moves...


Feb. 21: America needs to pay attention to these Raptors

The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald on Elizabeth Swaney's route to the Olympics, Canadian women failing to make medal round in curling (35:33); ESPN Sr. NBA writer Marc J Spears on whether LeBron James returns as a Cav next season, race for East's top seed (47:02); Sports Illustrated's Jon Tayler on MLB's new rules to improve pace of play (73:40); Toronto Star's Kevin McGran on Frederik Andersen's Vezina-calibre season, the crowded net situation in Toronto, the play of Leo Komarov & Patrick...


Feb. 20: Donaldson done with extension talks

At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith provides a Blue Jays Spring Training report from Dunedin, discusses Josh Donaldson's comments regarding contract status (16:28); FanRag Sports'Zach Harper on NBA All-Star Game, possible playoff re-alignment, Dwane Casey's coaching (47:23); Winter Games update from Sportsnet's Brad Fay (75:23); ESPN's John Buccigross on Canada-US women's Olympic final, popularity of Auston Matthews in America, Vegas & trade deadline (92:02); hockey writer Luke...


Feb. 19: Happy Birthday James Reimer

Jake Gardiner should not be this polarizing (5:54); The NBA got it right with the All-Star Game (19:40); Panthers Goalie James Reimer on goalie interference review system (34:24); Bleacher Report's Scott Miller on pace of play initiatives MLB will enact in 2018 (49:49); Leafs analyst Justin Bourne on Leo Komarov's ice time, downside of Curtis McElhinney's success, the polarizing Jake Gardiner, should Leafs get Chris Tanev? (93:51); HNIC's David Amber on defencemen Lou Lamoriello should look...


Feb. 16: Marc Savard on Hart, trade deadline

Yahoo! Sports' Chris Mannix on Dwane Casey's coaching job, Celtics geetting more ink than Raptors (11:53); Ex-NHLer Marc Savard on Marner-Kadri-Marleau line, Hart race, trade deadline (34:45); Sportsnet's Stephen Brunt on Blue Jays' offseason, chances of making postseason, Marcus Stroman venting on Twitter (46:41); Hockey Central's Doug MacLean on Nikita Soshnikov trade, Leafs needs (93:23); Postmedia's Michael Traikos on next moves for Leafs, James van Riemsdyk's future (121:34).


Feb. 15: Marcus Stroman loses arbitration

Toronto Sun's Ryan Wolstat on Raptors incredible first half (19:20); Is Kyle Lowry going golfing this weekend? Is Chris Bosh coming back to Toronto? (27:10); Sportsnet contributor Jonah Keri on Marcus Stroman losing arbitration, Blue Jays offseason, Raptors success (51:37); Steve Dangle Podcast's eponymous host talks all things Maple Leafs (91:14); HOckey Central's Daren Millard on goalies, what Leafs' recent play means for the team going forward (96:39); Ben, JD, and Steve dive through...


Feb 14: Spring Training underway

Blue Jays broadcaster Joe Siddall on Jerry Howarth's retirement, expectations for Blue Jays (18:27); A Seinfeld revival? (37:40); NBA TV's JE Skeets on Raptors success this season, the new-look Cavaliers (46:47); Ben and JD go over the Dion Phaneuf trade (91:25); Blue Jackets executive Freddy Modin talks Olympics, Mats Sundin, and tonight's Leafs-Blue Jackets game (110:13); Down Goes Brown's Sean McIndoe talks about his list of "could-have-beens" in Maple Leafs history (122:16).


Feb. 13: Happy retirement, Jerry Howarth

Ben and JD talk about their favourite stories surrounding legendary Blue Jays voice Jerry Howarth 0:47);'s Mike Zeisberger discusses his Howarth memories, the recent successful play of Mitch Marner & William Nylander, and trade possibilities for the team (17:12); At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on his memories of growing up listening to Howarth and getting to know him, and discusses Blue Jays moves that could still be made (33:44); Blue Jays broadcaster Dan Shulman shares his...


Feb. 12: Habs-Subban saga continues

ESPN's Bobby Marks eases Raptors fans fears about Cavs (18:27); Are Ben and JD in or out on the Olympics? How is figure skating supposed to be judged? (34:43); The Athletic's Arpon Basu on the PK Subban/Canadiens drama (51:10); The guys break down the Raptors bench and the "problem" of having too many good options (74:42); Leafs Analyst Justin Bourne goes over the Nikita Soshnikov "injury" situation and the roster decisions the team needs to make, plus his thoughts heading into the trade...


February 9: February 9: Will Vince Carter make his way back to Toronto?

Bleacher Report's Howard Beck on the Cavs' deadline moves, possibility of Vince Carter joining the Raptors, and teams that disappointed at the deadline (15:24); Raptors Republic's Blake Murphy on why the team moved Bruno Caboclo, the possibility of Vince Carter returning, and what other buyout candidates the team might be interested in (50:30); 31Thoughts: The Podcast co-host Jeff Marek on Frederik Andersen's stellar play, top Vezina candidates, a potential Josh Leivo move, and what needs...


Feb. 8: NBA Trade Deadline

Leafs Nation's Todd Hlushko on who should be in the lineup (16:55); 92.3 the FAN's Daryl Ruiter on the new look Cavs (36:53); SN's Michael Grange on Raptors dealing Bruno Caboclo to Kings for Malachi Richardson (44:26); Yahoo! Sports' Michael Lee on Cavaliers deadline moves (65:26); Hockey Central's Daren Millard with a look around the NHL (101:06); Marlies defenceman Justin Holl on his first goal, Minnesota high school hockey, AHL club in the penthouse (133:55).


Feb. 7: Raptors winning the East realistic?

Former Raptor Alvin Williams on whether his ex-team is championship calibre (16:28); Boston Sports Journal's Christopher Price on Josh McDaniels pulling our of Colts head coaching job (53:29); Basketball Insiders' Steve Kyler on the best teams in the NBA East & West (86:42); Predators radio analyst Hal Gill on team's success (102:45).


Feb. 6: Matthew Barnaby apologizes to William Nylander

98.5 the Sports Hub's Jon Wallach on whether it's still "In Bill We Trust" in New England (20:54); Maple Leafs forward William Nylander on team's win over Ducks (35:38); SN NBA columnist Michael Grange on tonight's big Raptors-Celtics contest (52:06); Sirius XM NFL host Ross Tucker on Rob Gronkowski's future (85:43); SN Sr hockey Writer Chris Johnston on Frederik Andersen's injury, which Marlies goalie will get called-up (102:36).


Feb. 5: Still figuring out Butler benching

With Matthew Barnaby co-hosting: Former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels on the main headlines from Super Bowl LII, future for Nick Foles & Rob Gronkowski (16:09); Bleacher Report's Ty Dunne on the possibility of the Patriots breaking up, where Foles will play in 2018 (59:31); NHL analyst Justin Bourne on what Lou Lamoriello may do with Josh Leivo & Nikita Soshnikov, Roman Polak's return to the lineup (101:27); What can Toronto afford to give up this trade deadline? (136:43).


February: Can the Eagles take down Tom Brady?

Ben and JD kick off Super Bowl talk with former New England Patriot Super Bowl champion and NESN analyst Matt Chatham (17:40); go over last night's Raptors game and their crunch time numbers (39:11); Super Bowl talk continues with Sports Illustrated's Conor Orr, who breaks down both team's preparations for the big game (54:05); Sportsnet's Donnovan Bennett joins for some parenting talk, "Frank's Red Hot, Hot, or Not" take and Super Bowl prop bets (83:15); Chris Johnston looks at the Leafs...


Feb. 1: Here's why you should bet on the Eagles

Leafs Nation's Todd Hlushko on Leafs dominating Islanders, Travis Dermott, upgrade possibilities (13:37); SI's Andrew Brandt on why Eagles will win Super Bowl, NFL ratings (52:23); OddsShark's Jon Campbell lays out all the Super Bowl betting options (85:29); Hockey Central's Daren Millard on Leafs' lineup changes (102:31); Marlies coach Sheldon Keefe on Justin Holl's successful NHL debut, development of defenceman Timothy Liljegren (136:07).


Jan 31: The Will Leitch Show

ESPN's John Keim breaks down the trade of Alex Smith to Washington (16:13); Ben & JD give their take on the fight from Radio Row in Minnesota (41:09); Will Leitch talks about the demise of Sports on Earth, his new Sports Illustrated show, Olympic viewing habits, and Tom Brady's personality (63:13); JD's "Hot or Not" take (94:38); Leafs Analyst Justin Bourne goes into the latest Leafs lineup moves, his team allegiances, and his positives and negatives of the season so far (132:52); ESPN...


Jan. 30: What Clippers did to Griffin was cold

Bleacher Report's Mike Tanier sets up Super Bowl LII (16:25); Yahoo! Sports' Sr. NBA writer Michael Lee on Clippers trading Blake Griffin to the Pistons (39:33); At The Letters' Arden Zwelling on Blue Jays outfield situation (54:05); Sporsnet hockey writer Luke Fox (103:31) on value of Matt Martin, All-Star weekend takeaways; USA Today's Kevin Allen on end of Jaromir Jagr's NHL career (136:53).


Jan. 29: Population growing on Caboclo Island

Former NFL QB Sage Rosenfels previews Super Bowl LII (17:43); Sports Illustrated's Andrew Sharp on DeMarcus Cousins' injury, whether the shine is wearing off on playing with LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas' poor play (54:13); Raptors Republic's Blake Murphy on Bruno Caboclo's place with the team, Raps' predictable crunch-time offence (84:38); Sportsnet Starting Lineup's Greg Brady talks Leafs backup goalie situation, blue line pairing, team at unofficial halfway point (105:15); Leafs TV's Bob...


Jan. 26: Why isn't Yelich a Blue Jay?

ESPN's Brian Windhorst on all the drama around the NBA (10:17); NHL insider Glenn Healy on Leafs at All-Star break (36:27); The Ringer's Michael Baumann on Christian Yelich becoming a Brewer (52:02); Free Association's Donnovan Bennett on the return of the XFL (78:29); Hockey Central's Doug MacLean on confusion with goaltender interference rule (101:39); NHL Network's Jackie Redmond on this weekend's All-Star Game (124:28).


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