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The Jeff Blair Show
Greg Vanney comfortable with bench's ability to help extend winning streak
Originally aired May 19 2017
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 23 - 10am
May 23 2017
Scott Dixon, is in-studio to talk about the training that goes in to being a race car driver and how it feels driving at 200 miles per hour. Julie Stewart-Binks also joins the show after the Predators booked their ticket to the Stanley Cup Final.
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Scott Dixon on the toughness, etiquette, and support required to be among the best
May 23 2017
Joey Vendetta talks to the Indy 500 pole sitter about the physical & mental demands of the racing circuit, his training regimen, the unwritten rules in the sport, winning the starting position in one of the sport's biggest races, and the job his team does to ensure he's among the top of the standings.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 23 - 9am
May 23 2017
MLB Analyst, Ryan Dempster, talks with guest host Joey Vendetta to look ahead to tonight's match up between the Blue Jays and Brewers. National NBA Writer, Sean Deveney, joins the show after the Warriors swept the Spurs last night.
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Loss to Celtics exposed how dependent Cavs are on LeBron
May 23 2017
The Sporting News' Sean Deveney talks to Joey Vendetta about J. R. Smith challenging teammate LeBron James to be more aggressive, the need for the Cavaliers to nail down Games 4 & 5, how James' poor Game 3 reflected on his teammates, and the Warriors unprecedented roll into the Finals.
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Ryan Dempster: Blue Jays fans need to keep the faith
May 23 2017
After sharing his thoughts on the tragedy in England, the ex-Cubs pitcher, now with the MLB Network, provides his insights on transitioning from a reliever to starter, and the chances of the Jays making the postseason after a brutal start.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 19 - 10am
May 19 2017
Head Coach of Toronto FC, Greg Vanney, joins Joey Vendetta to talk about his team who are looking to make it 7 straight wins, against the New York Red Bulls tonight. Andy Serling also joins the show to talk about horse racing.
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Greg Vanney comfortable with bench's ability to help extend winning streak
May 19 2017
The coach for TFC shares his thoughts on preparing for the New York Red Bulls, coming off a stretch of short weeks, his squad's depth, allocating playing time, and guarding against overconfidence when facing a struggling team.
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Raptors need to do bench work to remain competitive in East
May 19 2017
Dime Magazine's Oliver Maroney talks to Joey Vendetta about the likelihood of Kawhi Leonard returning for Spurs-Warriors Game 3, how San Antonio can win at least one game in the series, and the steps the Raptors must make to improve for next season.
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - May 19 - 9am
May 19 2017
Guest-host Joey Vendetta talks with Jamie Campbell after the Jay's win and Kevin Pillar's suspension, and David Pagnotta to recap last night's game between the Ducks and Predators. Oliver Maroney also joins the show to discuss the NBA Playoffs.
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Pitching a few questions to Buck Showalter
May 18 2017
The Orioles manager joins Joey Vendetta to share his thoughts on the Rogers Centre, music, the challenge of playing on artificial turf, the stress that comes with the job, and dealing with injuries on the starting roster.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 18 - 10am
May 18 2017
Joey Vendetta is in for Jeff Blair, he is joined by Ben Nicholson-Smith and Buck Showalter.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 18 - 9am
May 18 2017
Joey Vendetta is in for Blair - Jeremy Roenick: "Shame on the fans in Ottawa not to buy every ticket" and Jon Morosi: Jays need to play around .600 clip to avoid being sellers.
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Jon Morosi: Jays need to play around .600 clip to avoid being sellers
May 18 2017
The MLB/NHL Network reporter shares his thoughts on MLB investigating Kevin Pillar for possibly using a homophobic slur during a game, the Jays' terrible series vs. the Braves, the increased competition in the AL East, Mike Trout's lack of popularity despite his immense talent, and what the Ducks need to do to square their series vs. the Predators.
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Jeremy Roenick: "Shame on the fans in Ottawa not to buy every ticket"
May 18 2017
The NHL great provides his takes on the use of language during heated moments in a game, the Senators getting closer to the Stanley Cup Final, how Mike Sullivan should respond for Game 4, what he expects to see in tonight's Ducks-Predators contest, and the attendance issues in Ottawa.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 17- 10am
May 17 2017
Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports comes on to discuss the NHL Playoffs, then Paul Jones talks about the NBA conference finals and the Draft Lottery.
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Pens need to be fiery to beat physicality of Sens
May 17 2017
The Jeff Blair Show places a call to TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie to gather his takes on whether the NHL will warn teams about crashing the net, an emotionally demonstrative Phil Kessel, and if the limping Penguins have enough left to survive the Senators.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 17 - 9am
May 17 2017
Blair and Brunt start the show by talking about the Blue Jays who are on a two game skid. The Jay's conversation continues with Arden Zwelling who explains what injured players returning to the line up would mean to the team, among other topics.
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Jeff Blair: We're questioning Gibbons decisions - and that's a good thing
May 17 2017
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons made a couple of questionable calls in their loss to the Braves Tuesday afternoon, but at least we're not talking about another injury or a team that lost the ability to hit.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 16 - 11am
May 16 2017
Jeff and Kevin discuss the Toronto Blue Jays including the recent performance of Mike Bolsinger. Cliff Corcoran then joins the show to talk about Bryce Harper's new deal and what it means for the Nationals.
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Syria civil war extends to its World Cup run
May 16 2017
Steve Fainaru, senior writer at ESPN, joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to discuss his piece regarding the conflict Syrian players and fans are dealing with when it comes to their national soccer program and its quest for a World Cup spot.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 16 - 10am
May 16 2017
Dan Shulman joined the show to discuss the MLB, how the Jays won't sacrafice their future with trades. Steve Fainaru joined to discuss the Syrian Soccer team and the book that he wrote about it.
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Blue Jays hovering around .500 puts management in difficult spot
May 16 2017
ESPN/SN's Dan Shulman shares his thoughts on the success of the Astros & Yankees, Bryce Harper's one-year deal, if Toronto should look at Doug Fister, what to do with J. P. Howell, and the strategy Mark Shapiro & Ross Atkins may take before trade deadline.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 16 - 9am
May 16 2017
SN MLB columnist Shi Davidi on health of Josh Donaldson & Troy Tulowitzki, Mike Bolsinger's bad night, 2017 vs. 2015 Jays, future for Joe Biagini;; SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston on hurting Pens evening series with boring Sens.
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Senators should be able to beat Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
May 16 2017
SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston chats with The Jeff Blair Show about the Penguins losing more players to injury, the rare display of emotion from Phil Kessel, if the Senators should change their gameplan, and the way the Predators are celebrated in Nashville.
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Do Pens have enough to take flight against Sens?
May 15 2017
HNIC's Craig Simpson provides his insights on whether the Penguins can continue to survive their injuries against the Senators, the emotional letdown Pittsburgh may be battling after the Washington series, the chemistry of the Pageau-Ryan-Stone line, Game 7 hangovers, and the trouble presented by the Sens' defensive system.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 15 - 10am
May 15 2017
Breaking down the opening games of the Stanley Cup semifinals with NHL insider Glenn Healy & HNIC's Craig Simpson.
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Glenn Healy: No clear favourites among NHL's final four
May 15 2017
The NHL insider shares his thoughts on interest in the Ducks, Game 7 hangovers, the adjustments Randy Carlyle made in his second go around in Anaheim, the emotions that come with being in the final four, the difficulty for goalies to mask weaknesses in a series, and what he expects for Penguins-Senators Game 2.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 15 - 9am
May 15 2017
Blue Jays radio analyst Joe Siddall on team's recent turnaround; Jays callers on team's changing fortunes,
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Jeff Blair: These might be the boys who saved summer
May 15 2017
Most of the big stars are on the sidelines, but their fill-ins led by Kevin Pillar and a rejuvenated Jose Bautista have calmed the talks of blowing up the squad and planning for next season.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 12th - 10am
May 12 2017
Greg Wyshynski, Editor, Puck Daddy on Yahoo! Sports/Co-Host, Marek vs. Wyshynski and Ian Thomsen, Special Contributor, NBA.com
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Spurs join Cavaliers and Warriors in NBA's final four
May 12 2017
NBA.com special contributor Ian Thomsen joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to provide his thoughts on the Spurs demolishing of the Rockets in Game 6 to advance to the West final, San Antonio staying among the elite despite all their personnel changes, and who will face the Cavs in the East.
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Greg Wyshynski: Window isn't closed for these Capitals
May 12 2017
The Yahoo! Sports hockey editor discusses why he believes the Predators can defeat the Ducks, why he disagrees with Slava Malamud's assessment of Alex Ovechkin, what the Capitals should do for next season, Marc-Andre Fleury's return to the spotlight, and if the Senators can squeeze by the Penguins.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 12th - 9am
May 12 2017
9am: Shi Davidi, MLB Insider, Sportsnet and Stephen Brunt in studio discussing Jays
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Jeff Blair: No advanced training needed to know Jays are going through a painful stretch
May 12 2017
The Blue Jays injury woes is all the more surprising given how much the organisation invested into its high performance department in the offseason.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 11 - 10am
May 11 2017
Pat Tabler joins the show to discuss the great play of Ryan Goins, how Francisco Liriano is showing signs of weakness and what is really going on with Bautista. Rob Brown then joins the show to talk about the Edmonton Oilers second round exit and what's
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A bit more grit and these Oilers will be even more dangerous
May 11 2017
Oilers radio analyst Rob Brown shares his views on the season that was for Edmonton, why they fell in Game 7, the performances of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins & Jordan Eberle, and what Peter Chiarelli may do in the off-season.
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Can Goins really be an offensive threat?
May 11 2017
Jays TV analyst Pat Tabler chats with Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt about why he's so bullish about Ryan Goins' bat, what the Jays do with the infielder when the injured stars return, what to make of Francisco Liriano's season thus far, if Jose Bautista is finally turning things around at the plate.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 11 - 9am
May 11 2017
Renaud Lavoie joins the show to discuss news around the NHL including the impressive play of Sidney Crosby and how Ovechkin could be a good fit with Vegas. Jeff then took calls to discuss if Canadians will support the Senators.
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Renaud Lavoie: Sidney Crosby is the ultimate grinder
May 11 2017
The TVA NHL analyst provides his takes on which past great player Sidney Crosby resembles, how the Capitals may respond to yet another postseason disappointment, and the support the Senators will get from Canadian fans.
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Jeff Blair: And then there was one
May 11 2017
The Oilers season is done, but they have shown the NHL that they'll be a force to reckon with for years. Now . . . will Canada start cheering for the Senators?
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Raptors, as constituted, likely can't be any better
May 10 2017
The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor guests on The Jeff Blair Show to offer his opinions on whether DeMar DeRozan can be a 3-point threat, how the team should restructure their roster, and if analytics should play a bigger part for the organisation.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 10 - 10am
May 10 2017
SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston on Senators advancing to Eastern Conference final; The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor on what Raptors should do in the off-season.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 10 - 9am
May 10 2017
Jays radio broadcaster Joe Siddall on the value of pitcher Mike Bolsinger, Jose Bautista's struggles at the plate; Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan on how Capitals managed to foce a Game 7 with the Penguins.
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Ovechkin's sacrifices helps rally his Caps
May 10 2017
The Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan joins The Jeff Blair Show to chat about how the Capitals managed to come back from a 3-1 deficit to force a Game 7 against the Penguins, Alex Ovechkin being moved to the 3rd line, their mindset going into Game 7, and if beating the Pens is enough to exorcise the team's postseason demons.
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The Jeff Blair Show - May 9 - 11am
May 09 2017
Jeff and Stephen give their thoughts on the Raptors, then go live to Masai Ujiri's season ending news conference.
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