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The Jeff Blair Show
If Serge Ibaka isn't enough, which trade chip will Raptors dangle next?
Originally aired February 17 2017
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 17 - 11am
February 17 2017
Previewing the Blue Jays as they head to spring training & Bundesliga talk with Baseball Central's Kevin Barker.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 17 - 10am
February 17 2017
Senators CEO/President Tom Anselmi on plan to build a new arena for team, difference from working for Maple Leafs; Blue Jays VP of Baseball Operations Ben Cherington on impressions during his first season with franchise, challenges of player development.
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Ben Cherington: Impressed with Blue Jays' front office patience & discipline
February 17 2017
The Blue Jays VP of baseball operations discusses his impressions of his first offseason with the franchise, what his role encompasses, translating minor league success to the majors, whether there's a common principal successful organisations share with player development, and the leadership of Mark Shapiro & Ross Atkins.
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If Serge Ibaka isn't enough, which trade chip will Raptors dangle next?
February 17 2017
Sportsnet NBA columnist Michael Grange discusses how the Kevin Durant/Russell Westbrook dynamic may work at the All-Star Game, the success the league is enjoying, what moves the Raptors may be entertaining, and how the dunk contest will have a hard time topping the 2016 edition.
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Tom Anselmi: I see a lot of upside with Ottawa market
February 17 2017
The president & CEO of the Senators talks about the timeline for the construction of a new arena, the challenge of selling tickets in Ottawa, how the success of Lansdowne Park can influence the Sens' building plan, and how his situation differs from the one he had with the Maple Leafs.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 17 - 9am
February 17 2017
Yahoo! Sports' Greg Wyshynski on Sidney Crosby getting point #1000, Leafs trade rumours, what's happening with the Habs; SN NBA columnist Michael Grange on the league at the All-Star break.
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Death of Muhammad Ali spark the politicization of today's athletes?
February 16 2017
Charles P. Pierce, political writer for Esquire, shares his thoughts on some Patriots players boycotting a visit to the White House, why many NBA players have become politically active, the progressiveness of the NHL on gay rights, and how Toronto has influenced the NBA.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 16 - 11am
February 16 2017
Esquire political writer Charles P. Pierce on athletes becoming more political; Sportsnet's Arash Madani on CFL free agency.
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Setting up Hockey Day in Canada with Ron MacLean
February 16 2017
The host of Hockey Night in Canada discusses the evolution of Hockey Day in Canada, what to expect this weekend for the event, the prospects for the Canadian NHL clubs this season, the popularity of Don Cherry, and the importance of junior teams in smaller communities.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 16 - 10am
February 16 2017
At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith on Jays' interest in Mat Latos, possibility of Joe Biagini starting in Buffalo, arbitration process, expectations for Aaron Sanchez & Marcus Stroman; HNIC's Ron MacLean on evolution of Hockey Day in Canada.
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Blue Jays clubhouse able to handle Mat Latos' "personality?"
February 16 2017
At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith talks to Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt about the Blue Jays' interest in Mat Latos, if Edwin Jackson is still on the radar for Ross Atkins, the possibility of Joe Biagini starting in Buffalo, the plan for Aaron Sanchez in sprint training, why arbitration isn't the rough process it once was, what Marcus Stroman will likely deliver for the 2017 season, and a big concern for the Orioles.
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Leo Rautins: Ibaka will make JV better
February 16 2017
The Raptors TV analyst shares his thoughts on Dwane Casey's decision-making on who to put on the court late in games, expectations for Delon Wright, the health status of Patrick Patterson, how the addition of Serge Ibaka will impact Jonas Valanciunas, whether the Raptors may swing another deal, and how he rates the club's first half.
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - February 16 - 9am
February 16 2017
TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie on players' need to protect themselves on the ice, Senators' playoff chances, Claude Julien taking over bench duties with Canadiens; Raptors TV analyst Leo Rautins on expectations for Delon Wright, impact of Serge Ibaka acquisiti
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What brought about the reunification of GSP & Dana White?
February 15 2017
MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani joins The Jeff Blair Show to discuss the story he broke regarding Georges St-Pierre returning to the UFC, and the latest on a possible Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather boxing match.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 15 - 11am
February 15 2017
ESPN/SN MLB voice Dan Shulman on Cardinals catching a tough break, competition in AL East, concerns about Blue Jays; MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on the return of Georges St-Pierre to UFC.
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Dan Shulman: Easier for Jays to make postseason this year vs. last, but . . .
February 15 2017
The MLB voice discusses the Cardinals taking a significant hit, how good the competition in the AL East is, concerns with the Blue Jays, expectations for Melvin Upton Jr., if Dalton Pompey can make the roster, whether Aaron Sanchez will be treated with kid gloves again, and the wild card that is Francisco Liriano.
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Joé Juneau: I'll never accept the conclusion that led to funding cut
February 15 2017
The former NHLer joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to discuss his work with the Nunavik Youth Hockey Development Program, and the recent decision by the regional government to make significant cuts to the select hockey program.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 15 - 10am
February 15 2017
NHL insider Glenn Healy on issues with Islanders, Auston Matthews' laid back attitude, Antoine Vermette's slash on an official, coaching change in Montreal; Ex-NHLer Joé Juneau on funding cuts to the Nunavik Youth Hockey Development Program that he helped
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Glenn Healy: Michel Therrien quit on too many games
February 15 2017
The NHL insider talks about why he's concerned about the Islanders, whether Auston Matthews' laid back personality will be an issue with fans, Antoine Vermette's slash on an official, and why it was time for a coaching change in Montreal.
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - February 15 - 9am
February 15 2017
Raptors radio broadcaster Paul Jones on how the addition of Serge Ibaka & loss of Terrence Ross will impact rest of roster; Listeners with their take on the Ibaka deal.
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Paul Jones: Time for Norm Powell to step up, JV to "specialize"
February 15 2017
The Raptors broadcaster provides his thoughts on how newly acquired Serge Ibaka can make the team better, whether Masai Ujiri will make another move, how Kyle Lowry & DeMar DeRozan are affected by the roster change, if the demands for Norman Powell has changed, and if Jonas Valanciunas' role has diminished.
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2017 will be a high wire act for the Toronto Blue Jays
February 14 2017
SI/CBS Sports' Jonah Keri provides his take on how the Blue Jays bullpen is shaping up heading into spring training, why he's concerned about the offence, and if the team has squandered their opportunity at winning a championship.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 14 - 11am
February 14 2017
SI/CBS Sports' Jonah Keri on how the Blue Jays look heading into spring training; SN NBA columnist Michael Grange & USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt on the breaking news the Raptors acquired Serge Ibaka from the Magic in return for Terrence Ross & a first round
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The status quo wasn't working for the Toronto Raptors
February 14 2017
USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt applauds the trade the Raptors made to acquire Serge Ibaka, stating the team needed to do something in order to solidify a spot in the top of the East, and shares his thoughts on how the Boston Celtics may respond & whether Kevin Love's injury influenced the move.
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Michael Grange: Raptors got better right away with Serge Ibaka
February 14 2017
Sportsnet NBA columnist Michael Grange joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to discuss the breaking news that the Toronto Raptors obtained power forward Serge Ibaka from the Orlando Magic in return for swingman Terrence Ross & a first round pick.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 14 - 10am
February 14 2017
SN Sr. hockey writer Chris Johnston and Newsday's Arthur Staple set up tonight's Islanders-Leafs contest.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 14 - 9am
February 14 2017
SN MLB columnist Shi Davidi on Jays' bullpen concerns, plans for Aaron Sanchez & Joe Biagini, expectations for catching prospect Reese McGuire; Listeners with their expectations/worries/reasons for optimism for 2017 Jays' season.
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Blue Jays can get creative with Aaron Sanchez this spring training
February 14 2017
Shi Davidi shares his thoughts regarding the Blue Jays' starting rotation vs. 2016, concerns with the bullpen, the plan for Aaron Sanchez & Joe Biagini, and the expectations for catching prospect Reese McGuire.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 13 - 11am
February 13 2017
At The Letters' Arden Zwelling on concerns for the Blue Jays heading into spring training; Leafs Nation's Gord Stellick on the Habs' struggles, development of the young Leafs squad.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 13 - 10am
February 13 2017
Scotty Bowman, Senior Advisor to Hockey Operations of the Chicago Blackhawks, on the late Mike Ilitch; Raptors radio analyst Paul Jones on why the team has been unimpressive in 2017 thus far.
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It's an issue of "won't," not "can't" for Raptors on defence
February 13 2017
Raptors radio analyst Paul Jones breaks down Sunday's loss to the Pistons, talks about what the team needs to regain their early season form, and explains how the loss of Patrick Patterson has adversely impacted the club.
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Bowman: Ilitch more than a great businessman
February 13 2017
Hockey Hall of Fame member Scotty Bowman joins Jeff Blair & Stephen Brunt to share some stories about late Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch, including how he related with his players.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 13 - 9am
February 13 2017
Jeff Blair takes calls on Kyle Lowry's post game comments last night, he is also joined by the Raptors radio voice Eric Smith.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 10 - 11am
February 10 2017
Baseball Central's Kevin Barker in for the hour to talk Blue Jays, Bundesliga, general MLB and to answer listener questions.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 10 - 10am
February 10 2017
New York Post's Marc Berman on the mess that is the Knicks; South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Dave Hyde on potential sale of the Marlins.
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Has Claudio Ranieri lost his magic dust?
February 10 2017
Premier League voice Peter Drury provides his thoughts on how Chelsea has thrived under Antonio Conte, why Leicester City shouldn't entertain a coaching change at the moment, and Liverpool failing to hit that next gear.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 10 - 9am
February 10 2017
Leafs radio analyst Jim Ralph breaks down the team's 2-1 OT loss to the Blues, Frederik Andersen's play, club's record on extra time; Premier League weekend preview with soccer commentator Peter Drury.
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How to get into the business of baseball
February 09 2017
Former MLB executive Bill Geivett provides his advice for those looking to find employment in the baseball world (via his book "Do You Want to Work in Baseball? Inside Baseball Operations," available at insidebaseballoperations.com), and discusses dealing with one Jeff Blair during his time with the Montreal Expos organization.
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Greg Hamilton: A hard look needed at makeup of WBC
February 09 2017
Team Canada head coach Greg Hamilton explains why Russell Martin couldn't participate in the WBC, the concerns with his pitching rotation, and the importance of this year's edition to the future of the tournament.
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - February 9 - 11am
February 09 2017
Raptors play-by-play voice Matt Devlin on another disappointing loss for the Raptors; Baseball Canada's Greg Hamilton on the World Baseball Classic
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Canadiens' problem is on the ice, not behind the bench
February 09 2017
TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie discusses Montreal's recent slide, what the Habs are looking to do before the trade deadline, and why Claude Julien should be thinking about Las Vegas.
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The Jeff Blair Show - February 9 - 10am
February 09 2017
TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie on what's going on with the Habs; former MLB exec Bill Geivett on his book: Do You Want to Work in Baseball? Inside Baseball Operations
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How did the Blues and their goalie rebound?
February 09 2017
St. Louis Blues colour commentator Darren Pang joins The Jeff Blair Show to discuss how the team has changed under new head coach Mike Yeo, and the effect Martin Brodeur is having on Jake Allen.
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Is Martin's WBC omission an ominous sign of things to come?
February 09 2017
MLB insider Jon Morosi talks about how the WBC can help grow the game globally, whether the Blue Jays & their fans should be concerned about Russell Martin's knee, and the expectations for Canada at the event.
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The Jeff Blair Show
The Jeff Blair Show - February 9 - 9am
February 09 2017
MLB Insider Jon Morosi on the World Baseball Classic; Blues colour commentator Darren Pang on Mike Yeo
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