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The Lede with Jeff Blair and Stephen Brunt
Episode 23: Being Big Time in Bytown
November 28 2018
Episode 29: When Hockey Hurts
February 05 2019

It’s Canada’s Game, but in recent months and years some of its traditions have been challenged by players and in the court of public opinion. Daniel Carcillo has been at the forefront of two of those discussions: concussions and hazing.

Carcillo joins Jeff and Stephen to discuss his life on and off the ice, including the $18.9-million concussion settlement the NHL and 318 former players have tentatively reached and his experiences of abuse while a rookie with the OHL’s Sarnia Sting.

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

Audio Credits: ABC Sports, CBC, CityNews, Fox Sports, MSG, NBC, Sportsnet, The Jim Rome Show and The Players' Tribune.

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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The Lede at Sportsnet Live
January 22 2019
At the first Sportsnet Live event, Jeff and Stephen are joined on stage by Shi Davidi. The trio discuss the Baseball Hall of Fame, who they voted for this year and why the process is broken. They also dial down why Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are still on the open market, how teams game plan for competitive cycles and more. This episode was edited by Amil Delic, and recorded by Steven Coyle. It was recorded in front of a live audience at the Sportsnet Grill in Toronto. 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 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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