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O'Reilly ready to put on a Saint Patrick's Day show
February 20 2018
Sportsnet 590 The FAN's Geoff Rohoman speaks with Josh O'Reilly & Bishop Brigante ahead of O'Reilly's lightweight title defense at the United Boxing Promotions show taking place on Saturday, March 17, at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga.
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Ari Shapiro grades the Jays offseason & chats Marcus Stroman
February 18 2018
Fansided's Ari Shapiro joined Roger Lajoie on Sportsnet Today to discuss the Jays offseason, Marcus Stroman's addition of a side-arm delivery slot, and how dangerous this team can be.
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Gary Phillips on baseball's latest moves
February 18 2018
The Sporting News & Fan Rag sports baseball writer, Gary Phillips joined Roger Lajoie on Sportsnet Today to discuss the Jake Odorizzi trade, as well as Eric Hosmer signing with the Padres. He also touched on the rest of free agency and the Blue Jays.
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Feb 18th: Sportsnet Today with Rob Wong
February 18 2018
Sportsnet today opens up with a conversation about the Leafs with Ian Tulloch (2:05) and then the focus shifts to the rest of the NHL with Jonathon Willis (31:53). Next William Lou of Raptors Republic breaks down the dunk comp and looks ahead to the stretch drive of the NBA season (49:55) and the NBA conversation continues with Ben Dowsett, Deputy Editor for Basketball Insiders (74:00). In the final hour Adam Stanley joins Rob to talk Tiger and golf (88:28) and they close out the show with a baseball conversation with Craig Edwards of Fan Graphs (121:26)
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February 10: Battle of Ontario- the tale of two very different teams
February 10 2018
Postmedia's Michael Traikos joins Rob Wong to tee-up the Battle of Ontario, and discuss what kind of players the Leafs may be looking for at the deadline, playoff expectations, and Nikita Soshnikov's trade value (2:45); Mike Babcock's post-practice scrum (18:08); CBC Sports' Dan Seguin on the Senators' season, Pierre Dorion's contract extension, and the possibility of a rebuild (31:47); Raptors Republic's Tim Chisholm on the Raptors' trade deadline, the possibility of Vince Carter joining the team, and what we can expect from the bench in the post-season (44:32); Dwane Casey's post-practice scrum (59:25); ESPN's Matthew Coller on the Maple Leafs' deadline plans, and players around the league that may be on the move (67:16).
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What's the real problem with the Ottawa Senators?
February 10 2018
CBC Sports' Dan Seguin guests on Sportsnet Today to weigh-in on the Senators' struggles, and give his thoughts on Pierre Dorion's contract extension, why the team may have to look into an Erik Karlsson trade, and the chemistry issues with Matt Duchene.
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Feb. 4: Brad Gagnon breaks down the Superbowl on gameday!
February 04 2018
Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg bring you this edition of the show. First up, they have Brad Gagnon on to preview the big game on Superbowl Sunday (4:05); then Anthony Petrielli jumps on to recap a tough loss for the Leafs in Beantown Saturday night (24:20); Felix Sicard then gives a preview of the Buds' next opponent in the Ducks (52:10); the guys then shift their focus to the NBA and the Cleveland Cavaliers' struggles in particular as they chat with Steve Kyler (65:00), then they put a bow on the Raptors' victory with Sportsnet590 The FAN's own Eric Smith (87:25); then the guys take a look around the NHL with Hockey Central Saturday co-host Rory Boylen (107:20); the guys wrap the show checking in with Sportsnet radio personnalities Dan Riccio (137:25) and Alex Seixeiro (150:05).
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Rory Boylen takes a look around the NHL on Sportsnet Today
February 04 2018
Sportsnet's Rory Boylen joined Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg on Sportsnet Today to take a look around the NHL. He talked about the Leafs still having more growing to do, just how loaded the Winnipeg Jets are and why the Montreal Canadiens need to move on from Marc Bergevin.
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Eric Smith helps break down the Raptors win over the Grizzlies
February 04 2018
Sportsnet's Eric Smith joined Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg on Sportsnet Today to chat about the Raptors' 101-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. He touched on CJ Miles' return and the role of the bench in a game they were needed.
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Feb 3rd, 2018: SN Today with The Rog
February 03 2018
Sportsnet Today opens up with a conversation with Jeff Veillette of the Face Off Circle to talk Leafs (4:07). That conversation is followed by a Bruins break down from Ty Anderson of WEEI (31:06). Next up is Joshua Howe of Raptors Republic to break down the Raptors (44:56), followed by Jason Patt of Fan Rag to look at all the major NBA storylines (69:11). Finally Rog is joined by Sean Wagner-McGough NFL Writer for CBS Sports to talk about the Super Bowl (85:51) matchup and they close out the show with a NHL conversation with Mick Kern, Writer and Producer for Sirius XM NHL Network Radio (111:59)
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The pressure is off JV, and things are just clicking
February 03 2018
Raptors HQ's Daniel Reynolds phones into Sportsnet Today to discuss Jonas Valanciunas' strong play as of late, why a lack of pressure may be the reason for this turnaround, his rebounding abilities, and Fred Van Vleet playing on another level.
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Joe Bowen: The Leafs have an opportunity to do some damage
February 03 2018
The Leafs radio voice give his thoughts on the Leafs/Bruins match-up, why the Leafs can go on a real tear during this last stretch of the season, the team's depth at defence, why the organization may not need to make a move for a number one defenceman, and the evolution of Jake Gardiner.
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February 3: Is tonight's game against the Bruins a measuring stick for the Leafs?
February 03 2018
Joe Bowen, Toronto Maple Leafs radio voice, joins Rob Wong to preview the Leafs/Bruins match-up (4:36); Rob on Leafs' lineup changes, return of Moran Rielly and Ron Hainsey, importance of not reading too much into Leafs' recent success (15:04); Raptors HQ's Daniel Reynolds on the Raptors' big win over the Trail Blazers, and the growth of Jonas Valanciunas (24:24); NFL.com's Nick Shook previews the Super Bowl, and discusses what it will take for the Eagles to beat the Patriots; NBC Sports' Joe Haggerty discusses the Bruins' success this season, their point streak, and their match-up vs. the Leafs (72:08).
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Grading Tiger Woods' performance at Torrey Pines
January 28 2018
FOX Sports' Shane Bacon explains why he gives Tiger Woods an A+ for his performance this week, and discusses Rory McIlroy's heart condition, the media surrounding Hideki Matsuyama, and where he ranks Dustin Johnson.
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Jan. 28, 2018: Jonas Valanciunas has been the ultimate professional
January 28 2018
NBA TV's Sherman Hamilton joins George Rusic to discuss JV's play, the need for Norm Powell to get back to his defensive roots, and what the Raptors can expect from the Lakers (6:08); Sportsnet.ca's Luke Fox on the All-Star Skills Competition and All-Star Game (22:47); Sportsnet Central Anchor Caroline Cameron on Roger Federer's big win at the Australian Open (49:02); USA Today's Arthur Arkush on what the Eagles need to do to stop Gronk, the Eagles' gameplan, Doug Pederson;s head coaching performance this season (65:35); Shahan Ahmed, NBCLA Lakers Beat Writer, previews Raptors/Lakers (94:40); FOX Sports' Shane Bacon on Tiger Woods' performance this weekend at Torrey Pines (107:59).
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What kind of game-plan can we expect from the Eagles?
January 28 2018
USA Today's Arthur Arkush previews Super Bowl 52, and discusses what it will take for the Eagles to shut down Gronk, whether or not Philly will remain aggressive for the entire game, what the loss of Josh McDaniels and and Matt Patricia means for the Patriots, and the great coaching of Doug Pederson.
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Caroline Cameron: This isn't a revival- this is Federer 2.0
January 28 2018
The Sportsnet Central anchor weighs in on Roger Federer's 20th grand slam, and discusses how his resurgence is no longer looked at as a fluke, what he's done for the game, and why Canadians may struggle in Davis Cup action in Croatia.
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JV hasn't let anything bring him down
January 28 2018
NBA TV's Sherman Hamilton gives his thoughts on Jonas Valanciunas' growth, JV's ability to not let anything get him down (while remaining professional), the need for Norm Powell to go back to his defensive ways, and what the Raptors need to be wary of when facing the Lakers.
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Jan. 27, 2018
January 27 2018
George Rusic hosts this edition of Sportsnet Today and is joined by Raptors' analyst Paul Jones (6:30) and Lakers' Radio Host Allen Sliwa (31:14). Anthony Petrelli of Maple Leafs Hot Stove drops in (46:46), as does NHL.com's Adam Kimelman (80:27). In the final two hours, George welcomes Nora Princiotti (100:00) and Spike Eskin (117:55) to discuss the Patriots and Eagles respectively; Chris Chaney discusses Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines (130:00) and Tom Tebbutt (148:00) discusses the final matches at the Australian Open!
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Looking Ahead to the Lake Show
January 27 2018
Raptors' analyst Paul Jones joined Sportsnet Today to recap last night's loss against the Jazz, preview Sunday's game against the Lakers, and to discuss the LaVar Ball sideshow!
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Jan. 27. 2018: Leafs should have tinkered with their lineup months ago
January 27 2018
The Athletic's Scott Wheeler joins Rob Wong to discuss Nazem Kadri and Mitch Marner's success together, Garret Spark's incredible play with the Marlies, the underrated Justin Holl (31:28); Sportsnet's Rory Boylen on Leafs' lineup changes, surprising story-lines in the league (3:56); Keegan Mattheson, Blue Jays Writer, on Christian Yelich deal, prospects to get excited about in the team's system (16:54); ; Yahoo Sports' Jordan Schultz on the Raptors' play this season, Cavs' struggles (46:10); The Athletic's Seerat Sohi on Raptors' loss to the Jazz, JV's evolving game, whether or not Dwane Casey is getting enough credit (68:10).
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The Canadiens know what they have in Pacioretty
January 21 2018
The Fourth Period's David Pagnotta gives his thoughts on what kind of return the Canadiens' can get for Max Pacioretty, the hiring of Paul Coffey in Edmonton as the Oilers' skills and development coach, the future of James Neal in Vegas, and what we can expect from the Golden Knights at the deadline.
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Jan. 21, 2018 - Sportsnet Today featuring Scott Laughlin, Damon Amendolara
January 21 2018
Rob Wong and Sheri Forde breakdown Championship Sunday with Gary Gramling of Sports Illustrated (4:37); Sportsnet.ca's Luke Fox on the Leafs' big win over the Sens, player accountability (25:08); Scott Laughlin of SiriusXM previews Leafs/Avs, and discusses Colorado's hot streak (55:18); Sportsnet's Arden Zwelling recaps Blue Jays Winter Fest, and weighs in on their off-season moves (69:11); CBS Sports' Damon Amendolara gives his thoughts on Championship Sunday (92:21); Seerat Sohi of The Athletic on OG Anunoby hitting the rookie wall, Kyle Lowry's push for the ASG, and JV's desire to constantly improve (110:09); CBS NBA's Chris Barnewall on the Rockets' win over the Warriors, Cavs struggles (134:46); David Pagnotta of the Fourth Period on the Montreal Canadiens' season so far, and possible deadline move (165:69); trending topics with Producer Sam (184:51).
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Has OG Anunoby hit the rookie wall?
January 21 2018
Seerat Sohi of The Athletic joins Sportsnet Today to discuss the need for OG Anunoby to work on his ball-handling, the importance of him getting in the paint more, and how his reaction to different to defenses will determine what type of player he can be. She also talks about JV's approach to improving his game, Kyle Lowry's push for the ASG, and C.J. Miles' inconsistent play.
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Now is the time for the Blue Jays to add a primary player
January 21 2018
Sportsnet's Arden Zwelling guests on Sportsnet Today to give his thoughts on the Blue Jays' off-season, and discuss why he thinks they should be adding an impact player, what pitchers he thinks the team should pursue, and why the organization likes what Joe Biagini has to offer.
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Will we look back on this weekend as a turning point for the Leafs?
January 21 2018
Sportsnet.ca's Luke Fox weighs in on the Leafs' win over the Senators, and discusses the role Frederik Andersen and Patrick Marleau played in the team's comeback, what intrigued him most about Andersen's comments, andJake Gardiner's strong play in big games.
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Case Keenum can make plays when things break down around him
January 21 2018
Sports Illustrated's Gary Gramling phones into Sportsnet Today to give his thoughts on what makes Case Keenum a better quarterback than Nick Foles, the bright futures for both the Vikings and Eagles, and what the Jaguars will need from their defense to beat the Patriots.
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Jan 20, 2018
January 20 2018
Sportsnet Today opens with Rog talking to Terry Koshan of the sun on the Leafs (5:10), then he's joined by Don Brennan of the Sun to talk Sens (28:00). Rog is next joined by Paul Jones to talk Raptors (44:22) followed by Ben Nicholson Smith from Winter Fest (68:31). Finally, Rog is joined by Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk to chat Championship Weekend (86:00) and Gare Joyce on the late great Red Fisher (112:00)
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An Ottawa perspective on the Erik Karlsson trade rumours
January 20 2018
The Ottawa Citizen's Ken Warren phones into Sportsnet Today to give his thoughts on the Erik Karlsson trade rumours, his performance this season so far, and who he sees potentially getting moved from the Senators.
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Jan. 20, 2018
January 20 2018
Rob Wong and Shi Davidi break down the Blue Jays' acquisition of Randal Grichuk (1:56); NHL.com's Dave McCarthy on the Leafs' struggles, and some positives during their slump (15:37); Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen on Erik Karlsson trade rumours, Senators' struggles (33:53); USA Today's Michael Schwartz previews Championship Sunday in the NFL; Craig Edwards of FanGraphs & Managing Editor of Viva El Birdo, gives a Cardinals perspective to the Grichuk deal (58:22); Raptors HQ's Daniel Reynolds recaps the Raptors' big win over the Spurs, and looks ahead to their match-up tonight vs. the Timberwolves (75:12).
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"Correctable" mistakes have been burning the Leafs
January 20 2018
NHL.com's Dave McCarthy weighs in on the mistakes the Leafs have been making during critical moments, their struggles to score, Frederik Andersen's comments on his teammates, and Babcock's player usage. He also discusses the positives he's seen during their recent slumo.
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What are the Blue Jays getting in Randal Grichuk?
January 20 2018
Sportsnet's Shi Davidi guests on Sportsnet Today to discuss the Blue Jays' acquisition of Randal Grichuk, his potential upside, the positional flexibility he gives the team in the outfield, how he compares to Jay Bruce, and other potential moves the team may make.
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Have to like where the Blackhawks stand if Crawford is healthy
January 14 2018
Sports Illustrated's Alex Prewitt weighed in on the Chicago Blackhawks' struggle to find their footing, the Edmonton Oilers' recent streak of decent play, and the Vegas Golden Knights' surprising success.
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Slow off-season may be working in the Blue Jays' favour
January 14 2018
Mike Wilner guests on Sportsnet Today to discuss how this slow MLB off-season can benefit the Blue Jays, why arbitration isn't as "intense" as it used to be, and Jay Bruce's deal with the Mets. He also talks about Justin Morneau's career, and Larry Walker's chances at being inducted into Cooperstown.
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Sportsnet Today - January 14- 4pm
January 14 2018
Raptors HQ's Daniel Reynolds recaps the team's performance against the Warriors; ESPN's Rob Vollman takes a look around the league from a statistical point of view; five questions with producer Sam McKee!
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Sportsnet Today -January 14 - 3pm
January 14 2018
Mike Wilner discusses the Blue Jays' off-season, and breaks down potential future moves; USA Today's Ted Berg talks Yu Darvish landing spots, Gerrit Cole to the Astros, and the slow off-season.
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Is DeMar DeRozan a legitimate MVP candidate?
January 14 2018
Good Show's JD Bunkis phones into Sportsnet Today to weigh-in on the Raptors' loss to the Warriors, the lack of respect the team gets south of the border, Fred VanVleet's positive impact on the club, Norm Powell's struggles, and what needs to happen if DeMar DeRozan is going to be a legitimate MVP candidate.
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Sportsnet Today - January 14- 2pm
January 14 2018
JD Bunkis recaps the Raptors' loss to the Warriors; Basketball Insiders' Dennis Chambers takes a look around the NBA!
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Now is the time for the Leafs to iron out the kinks
January 14 2018
Postmedia's Michael Traikos weighs in on the Maple Leafs' recent up and down play, who he thinks their MVP is so far, why they should see what they have in Travis Dermott over these next few months, and Morgan Rielly's impressive season for the the club.
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Sportsnet Today - January 14- 1pm
January 14 2018
Bleacher Report's Brad Gagnon on recaps yesterday's Divisional Round match-ups, previews today's; Postmedia's Michae Traikos talks all things Leafs; SI's Alex Prewitt takes a look around the NHL!
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Sportsnet Today - January 13 - 4pm
January 13 2018
Rob previews the NFL divisional playoff games with John Kosko and talks some NBA with Nathaniel Friedman
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Sportsnet Today - January 13 - 3pm
January 13 2018
Rob is joined by Anthony Petrielli on the Maple Leafs & The Athletic's Jonathan Willis on the Oilers and the rest of the NHL.
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Sportsnet Today - January 13 - 2pm
January 13 2018
Rob Wong previews Raptors-Warriors with William Lou and Warriors radio voice Tim Roye!
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Can Anyone Stop The Warriors?
January 13 2018
Golden State Warriors radio voice Tim Roye joined Sportsnet Today to tee up tonight's Raptors/Warriors clash at the ACC, how the Warriors are playing with more comfort than ever before and why their depth has been key so far this season.
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Do the Titans have any chance at pulling off the upset?
January 13 2018
FiveThirtyEight's Ty Schalter phones into Sportsnet Today to preview the NFL Divisional Round match-ups, and discuss the alleged rift in the Patriots locker room, the Falcons' chances at making it to the Super Bowl, how he thinks the Eagles will fare with Nick Foles, and the possibility of the Vikings playing in the Super Bowl at home.
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