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Nov. 15: The Myles Garrett Suspension
November 15 2019
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Nov. 15: The Myles Garrett Suspension
November 15 2019
Jeff Blair & Donnovan Bennett discuss the Myles Garrett’s conduct (and subsequent suspension) at the end of Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game; At The Letters’ Ben Nicholson-Smith recaps the MLB GM Meetings [21:05]; TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie on the Maple Leafs’ early-season struggles [45:14]; Sportsnet’s Brendan Dunlop on the Canadian national men’s soccer team ahead of Friday’s CONCACAF Nations League rematch with the USA [1:11:22]; ESPN’s Howard Bryant ahead of Saturday’s NFL-hosted Colin Kaepernick workout [1:29:10]; Leafs Nation Pre- & Post-Game’s Gord Stellick previews the team’s weekend [2:03:21]. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.
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Why is baseball dragging its heels when it comes to technology?
November 15 2019
At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith discusses the lack of action in the MLB off-season, if the Blue Jays should take an aggressive approach in the free agent market, the need for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to improve his game, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. possibly playing second base, what's wrong with the Astros, and why MLB is reluctant to introduce technology into the game.
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November 14: Long Night On The Island
November 14 2019
Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Maple Leafs’ loss on Long Island, and another impressive road win for the Raptors in Portland ; Sportsnet’s Alvin Williams on the Raptors’ impressive stretch ; ESPN Seattle’s John Clayton on the NFL’s Colin Kaepernick workout, and the Texans and Ravens ahead of Sunday’s marquee Week 11 matchup ; SN590’s Tim Leiper on sign-stealing in baseball, and playing against the 2017 Astros ; NHL on Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston on the Leafs’ recent struggles; Canadian national men’s soccer coach John Herdman on his squad ahead of Friday’s CONCACAF Nations League rematch with the United States.
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John Herdman: This isn't a grudge match, it's about getting to the Hex
November 14 2019
The head coach of the Canadian men's soccer team discusses the key words for his side ahead of their rematch vs. Team USA on Friday, the confidence his truth gained from winning the first leg, tactical formations for the clash, the atmosphere the US fans bring, Alphonso Davies' development, managing egos, if he would be satisfied playing for a tie, and balancing being proactive & reactive for big games.
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