EPISODE 54 - RAPTORS play-by-play MATT DEVLIN joins the show to talk about a wild weekend in NBA free agency. What happened with the attempts to re-sign Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol? How does this affect the future for the Raptors? Can Nick Nurse coach this as currently assembled? Are they all-in on the Giannis sweepstakes next June? Season starts in less than a month.
EPISODE 53 - The FRIDAY ROUNDTABLE with PAUL JONES and HOWARD BECK. On the eve of free agency, what will the Raptors do? Was the drafting of two points guards an indicator? Who will also make a push for Freddy? Is this another Championship run for the Raptors? Does the Giannis factor complicate things for the Raps?
EPISODE 52 - ESPN Monday Night Football play-by-play STEVE LEVY joins the show to talk about his job calling the iconic MNF. What he has learned so far and the pressure he puts on himself. Also, how things have changed for broadcasting during COVID and how that may change for the future. He talks his transition from College to pro football. And why is a kid from Queens a Rangers fan!! An entertaining episode with one of the best in the business.
EPISODE 51 - Ottawa Senators owner EUGENE MELNYK joins the show to talk possibilities for next season. What will the Canadian NHL look like next season? Also, the plan for the Senators and their core of young players. And drawing on his background in vaccines, Melnyk offers up his own take on the future of a COVID vaccine. An insightful show with an NHL owner.
EPISODE 50 - FRIDAY ROUNDTABLE with BRIAN COOPER and ERIC SMITH talking Raptors free agents and do they bring back Freddy, Serge and Gasol? How do they prepare for free agency 2021? Or are they in win now mode? How does another season with no fans affect their decisions this year? The NBA offseason is about to begin.
EPISODE 49 - A MASTERS PREVIEW SHOW with IAN LEGGATT and DAVE PERKINS. How will hosting the Masters in November affect the golf course and the players? What about a Masters without fans? How does the course play to certain golfers' strengths? And finally, who has the best shot this weekend in Augusta to put on the green jacket on Sunday... or Monday?
EPISODE 48 - MONDAY MORNING RECAP with BOB and JOHN discussing the loss of Howie Meeker and Alex Trebek and their legacy. Also, the showdown between two current legends Tom Brady and Drew Brees. It's the week before the Masters as well. An extended episode to kick off the week.
EPISODE 47 - The FRIDAY ROUNDTABLE with PJ STOCK and DAREN MILLARD. The new NHL season and how long should the season be? How will the player's react to modified bubbles? Economically, does a shortened season make sense for the owners and players? Does the NBA's date influence the NHL's thinking? An extended and entertaining roundtable!
EPISODE 46 - LA DODGERS PRESIDENT STAN KASTEN joins the show to talk about the Dodgers World Series victory. What it means to win in Los Angeles and getting over the hump. Also, his opinion on the Justin Turner controversy. What new rules should stay? Expanded playoffs? And finally the burning question... what's it like to be partners with Magic Johnson? An entertaining podcast with one of the best guys in the business.
EPISODE 45 - Former NHL GM BRIAN BURKE joins the show to talk about his new book and why he prefers being a broadcaster versus running an NHL team. Also, he explains his love for Gary Bettman and what people misunderstand about the NHL Commissioner. And who were the most influential on Burke's long and varied career? A familiar name to Canucks and Maple Leafs fans tops the list. And why do Burke and McCown have the same title for their respective books??
EPISODE 44 - The Friday Roundtable with RAY RATTO and MATTHEW SEKERES talking Jack Nicklaus' decision to weigh in to the Presidential election. Should he be criticized? Also, a World Series recap. And does the All-Canadian NHL division have merit beyond a COVID-season?
EPISODE 43 - Blue Jays GM ROSS ATKINS joins the show to talk about last night's World Series and the decision to pull Blake Snell. Also, is this a case of Old School vs. New School baseball? How are the Jays looking to improve this offseason? How does Ross feel about the progress of the young players? What does he think about the rotation and how will he improve it? Also, what are the plans for next season? Toronto or Buffalo, or somewhere else?
EPISODE 42 - MONDAY MORNING RECAP and former PGA pro IAN LEGGATT. World Series, NFL and Tom Brady and Bucs. Also, how did golf adjust to COVID? What can we expect at the Masters?
EPISODE 41 - THE FRIDAY ROUNDTABLE with DOUG SMITH and MIKE ZEISBERGER talking next season for the NHL and the Raptors. Where will they play? How serious is the Raps in Louisville rumour? Does Smitty think they will play in Toronto next season? Also, are neutral site World Series a good idea? Post-COVID do fans in the stands make a difference to the home team? A lively roundtable with two of the best!
EPISODE 40 - Two Broadcasting Legends MIKE "DOC" EMRICK and BOB COLE join the show to talk retirement and life calling the greatest game in the world. How they got into the business? Their role models and the challenge of calling games without fans. Emrick on his decision to retire and life after hockey. The Mount Rushmore of hockey broadcasters on ONE SHOW!