Sept. 19: Congratulations Matt Devlin and Michael Grange!
September 19 2019
Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt welcome Matt Devlin on the show to congratulate him on being named this year's Sports Media Canada Achievement award recipient in Broadcasting (9:18), at the bottom of the hour NFL reporter Mike Sando of The Athletic looks ahead to Week 2 as action begins tonight with Thursday Night Football (24:44). NHL insider Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports joins the show to discuss the latest around the NHL notably being shocked that RFA Brayden Point has not yet signed, and what the Winnipeg Jets will do with Dustin Byfuglien and Patrik Laine (45:27); after Renaud, Blair and Brunt call up Michael Grange to congratulate him on being this year's Sports Media Canada achievement award recipient in sportswriting (1:04:15). Later in the hour, Jeff and Stephen welcome Toronto Wolfpack Chairman and CEO Bob Hunter as his club gets ready to face off against Toulouse Olympique in its semifinal on Sunday with the opportunity to advance to the Grand Final (1:12:04). In the show's final hour, Blue Jays' play by play voice Ben Wagner checks-in from Camden Yards where Vladimir Guerrero Jr. escaped injury last night (1:30:37); and FiveThirtyEight's Travis Sawchik brings up an interesting question: should baseball do without its minor leagues (1:56:23)?