The Jeff Blair Show

With Jeff Blair

Monday to Friday 9:00AM-12:00PM

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The Jeff Blair Show
Jon Morosi on the continuing MLB offseason
Originally aired January 03 2018
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The Jeff Blair Show
Jan. 16, 2018
January 16 2018
SN's Chris Johnston on Leafs' return (5:17); Raptors radio's Paul Jones on NBA getting heated (29:08); SN's Arden Zwelling on Jays & Curtis Granderson (50:06); Jeff's Baseball HoF ballot (126:06); Ex-MLBer Chris Dickerson on league's off-season (131:32).
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An early peak at what may happen before the NHL trade deadline
January 16 2018
ESPN's Greg Wyshynski weighs in on whether reputation should matter when it comes to suspensions, the price to obtain Jack Johnson, whether Marc Bergevin should be the one to decide what happens to Max Pacioretty, how the Golden Knights may approach the trade deadline, what explains the success of Vegas, and if Lou Lamoriello has decided what he'll do before February 26.
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Marner & Nylander, Maple Leafs need to step it up for second half
January 16 2018
SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston provides his thoughts regarding what Mike Babcock's priorities are before the All-Star break, what's been troubling Mitch Marner & William Nylander, Lou Lamoriello's approach to the trade deadline, whether James van Riemsdyk and/or Tyler Bozak will be in a Leafs jersey next season, and why Roman Polak gets significant ice time.
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Jeff Blair: Don't get overworked about this Granderson deal
January 16 2018
A one-year deal worth $5 million doesn't preclude the Blue Jays from making other significant moves, and while fans may be annoyed Toronto failed to land Andrew McCutchen, remember that you need a willing dance partner.
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Canada looking good sliding into Winter Games
January 15 2018
Todd Hays Head Bobsleigh Coach, Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton talks to Jeff Blair about the national team qualifying three women sleds to Pyeongchang for the first time, the composition of his squads, and how Canada maintained its competitiveness in the sport.
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The Jeff Blair Show
Jan. 15, 2018
January 15 2018
Raptors voice Eric Smith on NBA officiating (5:18); NHL insider Glenn Healy on expectations for Leafs (52:18); ESPN 1500’s Matthew Coller on Vikings' last second win (102:53); Canadian bobsleigh coach Todd Hays on big weekend for women’s team (131:20).
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Young arms helped prevent Cole from wearing pinstripes
January 15 2018
MLB .com's Mark Feinsand touches on why the Yankees didn't land Gerrit Cole, if Chance Adams or Justus Sheffield will see regular MLB action in 2018, and what may happen to some of the big name free agents.
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Guessing the rules seem to be part of the game in the NBA
January 15 2018
Raptors broadcaster Eric Smith provides his views when it comes to inconsistent officiating in the NBA, Toronto coming back to almost beat the Warriors, and the takeaways from how Dwane Casey's side played against Cleveland & Golden State.
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Jeff Blair: The real sign of disrespect for the Raptors
January 15 2018
While fans may bemoan the lack of U.S. national games for the Toronto Raptors, the real problem is that the league is full of officials who favour the big stars and big teams.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 12 - 11am
January 12 2018
SN MLB columnist Shi Davidi on the breaking news that Josh Donaldson signed a $23 million contract for 2018 with the Jays; USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt on how rest of NBA views Raptors, Cavaliers poor defence.
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Blue Jays Bringer of Cash for Josh Donaldson
January 12 2018
Sportsnet MLB columnist Shi Davidi joins Jeff Blair shortly after the news broke regarding Josh Donaldson avoiding arbitration with the Blue Jays and signing a $23 million contract for 2018.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 12 - 10am
January 12 2018
Leafs Nation's Todd Hlushko on expectations for men's Olympic hockey team; Toronto Furies forward Jessica Platt on decision to publicly reveal she's transgender; Own The Podium Chair John Furlong on Canada's preparations for Pyeongchang Games.
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John Furlong expects Canada to collect its largest Olympic medal haul ever
January 12 2018
Own The Podium Chair discusses whether the political backdrop of this year's Olympics has affected how his organisation has prepared for the games, distractions presented by the Russian doping situation, and how athletes can advance "Brand Canada."
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Jessica Platt using CWHL exposure as opportunity to be a positive role model
January 12 2018
The Toronto Furies forward talks to Jeff Blair about her decision to publicly disclose her gender identity, the support & negativity she has received since the news was widely released, and when she decided to try out for the CWHL.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 12 - 9am
January 12 2018
Raptors TV voice Matt Devlin & listeners on the team's thrashing of the Cavaliers Thursday night.
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Thursday night thrashing shows Cavaliers still have much to figure out
January 12 2018
Raptors TV voice Matt Devlin shares his takes on the team's 133-99 beatdown of the Cavaliers, how Cleveland's style of play contributed to their loss, whether there's any takeaways Dwane Casey can use for the postseason, and to preview Saturday's match vs. the Warriors.
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Jeff Blair: Like that Raptors mascot said - I did not see this coming
January 12 2018
No one could have predicted an undermanned Raptors squad to thrash LeBron James & Co., and - as a bonus - get the Cavaliers to question themselves after the game.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 11 - 11am
January 11 2018
Gracenote Sports' Simon Gleave on how his company projected 33 medals for Canada at Pyeongchang Games; NFL divisional playoff preview with Nate Burleson; Setting up Cavs-Raps with WTAM's Nick Camino.
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Analytics firm predicts a top 3 finish for Canada at Olympics
January 11 2018
Simon Gleave, head of analysis for Gracenote Sports, talks to Jeff Blair about how his company projected 33 medals for Canada at the Pyeongchang Games, including how the Russian situation factored into the number.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 11 - 10am
January 11 2018
SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston on Maple Leafs as they head into their bye week; At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on MLB off-season moves.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 11 - 9am
January 11 2018
TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie on Leafs lacking sharpness lately, ceiling for Morgan Rielly, Anthony Duclair trade; Raptors TV's Leo Rautins on team facing Cavs & GSW without Kyle Lowry.
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Bye week couldn't come sooner for Maple Leafs
January 11 2018
TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie touches on the lack of sharpness by the Maple Leafs lately, Auston Matthews' power play minutes, how close Morgan Rielly is to being an elite defenceman, and the Blackhawks move to get Anthony Duclair from the Coyotes.
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Jeff Blair: Like Rielly, Maple Leafs have more room to grow
January 11 2018
It seems like as Morgan Rielly personifies his Maple Leafs club: Talented, young, exciting, but more fragile than expected.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 10 - 11am
January 10 2018
NHL Alumni Association head Glenn Healy on Senators' disappointing season, Blackhawks possibly missing the postseason; Hurdler Phylicia George on finding success on the bobsleigh track.
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Phylicia George: I'm finally seeing things come together
January 10 2018
The hurdling star talks about the adjustments required to compete in the bobsleigh, what her first trip down the Altenberg course was like, building confidence in her new sport, her relationship with teammate Kaillie Humphries, and how her new skills will help in her summer sport.
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Don't pin Senators' down season on Guy Boucher
January 10 2018
NHL Alumni Association head Glenn Healy discusses whether the Senators or Canadiens are a bigger disappointment, the Blackhawks possibly missing the postseason, Brent Seabrook becoming a healthy scratch, Mike Babcock criticizing Frederik Andersen, and Morgan Rielly's development.
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Raptors may not have Kyle Lowry, but Cavaliers may not have urgency
January 10 2018
NBA.com's Sekou Smith discusses how realistic DeMar DeRozan's MVP chances are, the key for the Cavaliers in their match vs. the Raptors Thursday, and playing time for Tristan Thompson vs. Channing Frye.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 10 - 10am
January 10 2018
MLB Network's Jon Morosi on Jays interest in Christian Yelich, where Jacoby Ellsbury, Eric Hosmer & Lorenzo Cain may land; NBA.com's Sekou Smith on DeMar DeRozan, Cavaliers' challenge to stay motivated in regular season.
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Is Christian Yelich worth trading Bo Bichette or Vladimir Guerrero Jr. for?
January 10 2018
MLB Network's Jon Morosi shares his thoughts regarding the lack of trade news & free agent signings, Toronto's interest in Christian Yelich, the jersey Jacoby Ellsbury will likely wear in 2018, what change may be implemented to speed up the pace of play, and if the Royals can retain Eric Hosmer or Lorenzo Cain.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 10 - 9am
January 10 2018
Leafs TV's Bob McGill on where team is at ahead of bye week, Travis Dermott, Morgan Rielly; Raptors radio broadcaster Paul Jones on loss to Heat, loss of Kyle Lowry to injury, Norman Powell struggling.
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Jeff Blair: Heat gave Raptors game plan for next two contests
January 10 2018
The Raptors face the Cavaliers and the Warriors on Thursday & Saturday respectively. They shouldn't be shooting for style points.
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Zambrano's style, fear of losing Herdman pushed CSA to make changes
January 09 2018
Sportsnet’s chief soccer reporter John Molinaro joins Jeff Blair to discuss why Canada Soccer dismissed Octavio Zambrano, the decision to replace him with women's coach John Herdman, and who will lead Christine Sinclair & Co. now.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 9 - 11am
January 09 2018
Sportsnet's chief soccer reporter John Molinaro on John Herdman leaving CAN women's team for men's team, the firing of Octavio Zambrano; What's the Blue Jays most pressing need?
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 9 - 10am
January 09 2018
SN NBA columnist Michael Grange on Raptors heading into tough sked likely without Kyle Lowry; SN NHL columnist Mark Spector on the woes of the Oilers.
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Likely loss of Lowry robs Raptors chance to measure themselves vs. Cavs, Warriors
January 09 2018
SN NBA columnist Michael Grange gives his takes on how Dwane Casey compensates for the possible absence of Kyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan continuing his All-Star form, and LaVar Ball vs. NBA coaches.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 9 - 9am
January 09 2018
Listeners weigh in on whether the Maple Leafs are meeting their expectations.
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Putting a golden bow on Canada's performance at the 2018 WJHC
January 08 2018
Next Ones co-host Sam Cosentino discusses Dominique Ducharme leading Canada to gold at the WJHC, where Carter Hart's play rates, Sweden's history of tough luck in the final, and which players had their stock improve from their play at the tournament.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 8 - 11am
January 08 2018
Yahoo! Sports' Jordan Schultz recaps the NFL's Wild Card weekend; Next Ones' Sam Cosentino on Canada capturing gold at the WJHC.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 8 - 10am
January 08 2018
SN MLB columnist Shi Davidi on Blue Jays acquiring Yangervis Solarte; Raptors radio voice Eric Smith on the red hot team, value of Jonas Valanciunas, tough weekend coming up.
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John Gibbons now has depth where there was once a significant black hole
January 08 2018
Sportsnet MLB columnist Shi Davidi shares his takes regarding the Blue Jays' acquisition of Yangervis Solarte, what this move means for Aledmys Diaz & Devon Travis, and what need GM Ross Atkins should address next.
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Bills can't move forward with an indecisive QB
January 08 2018
Bills radio analyst Mark Kelso shares his insights regarding the team's 10-3 loss to the Jaguars in their Wild Card, if Tyrod Taylor has played his last game for Buffalo, and what the team can build upon for the 2018 season.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 8 - 9am
January 08 2018
Leafs radio analyst Jim Ralph on team squeaking by Canucks, offensive issues, Travis Dermott's debut; Bills radio analyst Mark Kelso on team's loss in their Wild Card vs. Jaguars, needs for 2018.
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Jeff Blair: A silver double standard
January 08 2018
Take a breath before you criticize Lias Andersson for tossing his silver medal after losing to Canada in the World Junior Hockey Championship final.
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The more Canadian teams in the playoffs, the better
January 05 2018
Gord Stellick, host of Leafs Nation Pre and Post Game on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, joins Jeff Blair to discuss the Canucks vs. the Leafs tomorrow night, the aftermath of Nazem Kadri ripping out a chunk of Joe Thornton's beard, and how more Canadian teams in the playoffs is beneficial for the media and the fans.
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The Jeff Blair Show - January 5 - 11am
January 05 2018
Eric Adelson talks the latest out of Foxboro, New England; Gord Stellick talks the Leafs prior to Hockey Central.
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