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April 21: What Will Baseball Look Like When It’s Back?
April 21 2020
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Pandemic will serve as a conduit for change with NBA playoffs
May 25 2020
The Associated Press' Tim Reynolds talks about when the NBA may solidify their plans for a return to action, how many teams would be involved, the likelihood of all games taking place at Walt Disney World, how late the season can go, reseeding with conferences removed, the 2020-21 season being pushed back, and the amount of sports that may be squeezed into this summer.
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May 22: The Waiting Game
May 22 2020
Jeff, Stephen and Richard host. John Amaechi, OBE on the reluctance of athletes from black and minority ethnic backgrounds to return to play, given the disproportionate statistics surrounding COVID-19 (22:50). “Nothing Personal” host David Samson on the Oakland A’s rent dispute, and the economic impacts of the MLB stoppage (49:20). Michael Grange on the issues facing the Raptors in a potential NBA return, and […]
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David Samson on Athletics' rent spat, MLB looking to renegotiate, and broadcast fees for a short season
May 22 2020
The host of "Nothing Personal with David Samson" gives his takes on the rent dispute between the Oakland Athletics & the Oakland Coliseum, the MLBPA's issue with MLB wanting to renegotiate a pay cut for 2020, how broadcast deals will be impacted with a truncated season, and if salary deferral for players is an option.
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John Amaechi on the concerns some minority athletes may have when it comes to returning to play
May 22 2020
The psychologist, author, & former NBAer discusses the issue of athletes from black & minority ethnic backgrounds in England having added reservations about returning to action given the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in their respective communities, why fans generally seem to side with owners over players when it comes to labour issues, and how teams may respond when players refuse to report over health concerns.
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Jeff Blair & Richard Deitsch discuss the Raptors’ continued hot start (of which ESPN’s finally taking notice), and Chris Chelios’ discussion of Mike Babcock’s treatment of Johan Franzen...  

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Andrew & Sat are back together and wonder how to grade the 6 game road-trip for the Canucks. Alex Auld on meeting Alex Burrows (19:00); Danny Kelly on the Seahawks chances in the NFC West...  

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Pinder & Steinberg

The guys talk about yesterday's Teddy Bear Toss, the Flames moving forward and eveything NHL.  

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