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Episode 20: From Podiums To Politics
November 07 2018
Episode 21: Mark Shapiro Managing Blue Jays Culture Change
November 14 2018

Stephen and Jeff sit down with Blue Jays president and CEO Mark Shapiro to talk about building team culture, the new manager, Josh Donaldson, super-agent Scott Boras and the future of the facilities in Dunedin as well as the Rogers Centre.

This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh.

Audio Credits: Fox Sports, Sportsnet and University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.

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 20: From Podiums To Politics
November 07 2018

One of Canada's most decorated Olympic athletes, Adam van Koeverden, joins Stephen and Jeff to discuss why he's going into politics, what it's like to change professions in your 30s and what he thinks about Calgary's bid to host the 2026 Winter Games.

This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh.

Audio Credits: CBC, Global TV, International Olympic Committee, Rai Sport 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 19: The Cool Kids
October 30 2018

It may be the fastest sport around, but hockey is hardly quick to embrace change. Elliotte Friedman joins Jeff and Stephen to discuss how the latest generation of NHLers is going against the grain when it comes to long-standing traditions by showing more and more individual personality, and whether the league is on side. This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh. Audio Credits: Chicago Blackhawks, Fox Sports Carolinas, Sportsnet, TNT and WGN Radio. 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 18: Oh, Baby!
October 24 2018

Bob Cole's voice is synonymous with hockey. The Hockey Hall of Famer and Order of Canada appointee sits down with Jeff and Stephen for a wide-ranging discussion covering everything from the legendary style he perfected calling games for "Hockey Night in Canada", to why he still critiques his work, to playing off the crowd, to his love for his home province of Newfoundland and salmon fishing.

This episode was produced by Amil Delic and Ryan Walsh.

Audio Credits: CBC, News 1130, Spectrum SportsNet LA 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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