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March 31: Kawhi’s Game-Winner and What’s Next for the NBA
March 31 2020
Jeff, Stephen and Richard host. We listen in to the Government of Ontario’s latest COVID-19 news conference, discussing the closure of schools through the end of April (10:42). We discuss the challenges facing the NBA and the Chinese Basketball Association in regards to their potential returns (35:32). Advocates for Minor Leaguers co-founder Garrett Broshuis on […]
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Who is this player the Maple Leafs are chasing in Russia?
March 31 2020
31 Thoughts: The Podcast's Elliotte Friedman comments on the Maple Leafs' interest in KHL forward Alexander Barbanov, what scouts look for when evaluating KHL players, the latest on when/if the NHL can drop the puck again, the likelihood of neutral site games, and how players are trying to stay in game shape.
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If minor league baseball players don't have a seat at the table, they'll continue to be lunch
March 31 2020
Garrett Broshuis, co-founder of "Advocates For Minor Leaguers," comments on MLB's announcement that they'll be paying minor leaguers through May (or until the start of the season), the financial straits minor leaguers are in, the purpose of his group, the possibility of starting up another baseball league, the concern MLB will use the the current economic situation to reduce the amount of teams in the minors, the support from major leaguers, and the challenge for players in the Independent Leagues.
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March 30: Tony Allen Joins The Show
March 30 2020
Jeff, Stephen, and Richard host. NHL Network’s Barry Melrose discusses the league’s expansion to Winnipeg, Edmonton, Quebec, and Hartford on “This Day In Hockey History” (25:58). The Guardian’s Barry Glendenning on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Premier League (47:32). ESPN’s Jeff Passan on the parameters for a potential MLB resumption (1:09:13). Former […]
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