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The Lede with Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt
Episode 2: Among the Thugs
June 12 2018
Episode 28: Chaos Agents
January 16 2019

ESPN’s Jeff Passan joins Stephen Brunt and Jeff Blair for a wide-ranging MLB discussion, including why the Astros and Cubs were bad for rebuilds, the mountains of money being made and much more.

This episode is sound engineered by Amil Delic, produced by Ryan Walsh and hosted by Stephen Brunt and Jeff Blair.

Audio Credits: C-Span, Chashale (Soundcloud), MLB Network, NBC, PBS, Sportsnet, WEPN-FM and Yes Network.

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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Episode 27: Stories From Outside The Octagon
January 09 2019

Ariel Helwani joins Brunt and Blair to discuss covering MMA and the UFC, his relationship with Dana White, his big break and much more.

This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh. [Special thanks to Trevor Snell from SN Media Operations]

Audio Credits: AOL, CBS, Fox Sports Net, In Depth with Graham Bensinger, SB Nation, SEG Sports, Sportsnet, The Joe Rogan Experience and UFC.

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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Episode 26: You Asked, We Answered
December 25 2018
In this holiday special, Stephen and Jeff wrap the year in sports. Then they answer listener #TheLede questions, including the most corrupt governing bodies in sport, the possibility of MLB returning to Montreal, breaking the NHL's return to Winnipeg, as well as what the sports world will look like in 30 years. But it's not all about the games we love, the guys also answer music questions, tips on writing and more. This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh. Audio Credits: ABC, AP, Atlantic Records, BBC, CBC, ESPN, EuroNews, FIFA, Fox News, Global TV, NBC, NHL Network and Sportsnet. 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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Episode 25: Brian Burke On Going From NHL Exec To The Media
December 19 2018

Until last season, Brian Burke spent 30 years working for NHL teams or the league itself. But now, he is a member of the media, which gives him a unique viewpoint from which to comment on the love-hate relationship hockey executives and the media has with each other. Burke joins Jeff and Stephen to discuss that and much more. And surprise, surprise, he doesn’t hold back.

This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh.

Audio Credits: Calgary Flames, CBC, CityNews, Global TV, Sportsnet 960, Sportsnet, The FAN 590, Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks.

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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