Jeff Blair
As host of the popular weekday morning program, The Jeff Blair Show, Blair brings Sportsnet 590 The FAN listeners up-to-date with the latest sports news and tackles the biggest questions of the day. Blair also serves as a leading Sportsnet baseball analyst, and acts as co-host of Baseball Central alongside Kevin Barker.
Yankees-Red Sox rivalry's dip in intensity evident in spring
Jeff Blair
The Boston Red Sox entered spring training as the clear favourites to win the AL East. They unveiled their new toy, lefty Chris Sale, against the Yankees on Tuesday, but an injury to David Price serves as a reminder that nothing can be taken for granted.
Kevin Pillar's bunt experiment a reflection of how far he's come
Jeff Blair
Raptors give reason to exhale with convincing win over Mavericks
Jeff Blair
A snowy Monday win against the Mavs, a non-descript, fringy sort of team, hardly seems to be the thing of inspiration, regardless of recent trends. Yet there were enough good things in this game to make head coach Dwane Casey happy.
The case for playing WBC, MLB regular season simultaneously
Jeff Blair
In order to make the WBC a real showcase of the game Major League Baseball should consider playing it at the same time as the regular season.
Maurice's Babcock comments a mere deflection of Jets' real problems
Jeff Blair
Unified Wizards a serious threat to Lowry-less Raptors
Jeff Blair
The Washington Wizards are getting hot at the right time, and that poses a threat to a Toronto Raptors team that is without its starting point guard.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred ratchets up pressure on union over pace of play
Jeff Blair
For the first time since replacing Bud Selig as MLB commissioner in January 2015, Rob Manfred used the bully pulpit of his office, ratcheting up the pressure on the players' union in regards to some of the pace of play initiatives he wants to see implemented.
Spring training storylines to watch for: National League
Jeff Blair
Spring training storylines to watch for: American League
Jeff Blair
Here are American League storylines to watch for every team except the Toronto Blue Jays as managers, players and general managers just try to get through spring healthy.