Chasing A Dream: The Carl English Story

Title: Chasing A Dream: The Carl English Story
Date: November 29, 2019
Original Source: Flanker Press
Synopsis: I wrote a book! I helped Canadian basketball legend Carl English tell the story of his life and his career as co-author of his autobiography.
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Raptors Reporter at The Athletic

Title: Raptors Reporter at The Athletic
Date: September 24, 2018 (but really October 18, 2016)
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: After two years of freelancing for The Athletic regularly, I joined them full-time and exclusively for the 2018-19 season. I’ll be primarily covering the Toronto Raptors, filling in any coverage gaps with the Blue Jays, Wolfpack, or Canada Basketball as well. You can find my archive from The Athletic here.

Freelance Sportswriter & Podcast Host

Title: Freelance Sportswriter & Podcast Host
Date: March 15, 2007
Original Source: All over the place
Synopsis: You could previously find me all over the place, and I’d post a link to everything on BlakeMurphy.com except for my Raptors Republic and Rotographs work. Since signing with The Athletic full-time, the bulk of my work will be found there, with only occasional, non-basketball content showing up elsewhere.

I also host the Raptors Reasonablists podcast at The Athletic and co-host of the music podcast Columbia House Party.

The Athletic
Sportsnet
Vice Sports and Vice Sports Canada
Various TV/Radio/Podcast outlets
Fangraphs
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Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590
Date: November 24, 2020
Original Source: Sportsnet 590
Synopsis: I appeared on Sportsnet 590 to discuss the Raptors’ moves in free agency.

Check out the audio!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors free Agency Recap

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors free Agency Recap
Date: November 24, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down the opening few days of free agency for the Raptors. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: Indie Basketball

Title: Podcast Appearance: Indie Basketball
Date: November 23, 2020
Original Source: Indie Basketball
Synopsis: I joined the inaugural episode of the Indie Basketball podcast, engaging in an NBA Player Names fantasy draft.
Check out the audio!

Columbia House Party: 56. Panic! at the Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (2005)

Title: Columbia House Party: 56. Panic! at the Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (2005)
Date: November 24, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 56th episode of Columbia House Party, we bring a good friend on to discuss a little Panic! At the Disco.

@iTunes :: bit.ly/ituneshp
@Spotify :: bit.ly/spotifyhp
@Stitcher :: bit.ly/stitcherhp Read an excerpt!

Raptors roster and cap update: Sizing up Aron Baynes and other weekend deals

Title: Raptors roster and cap update: Sizing up Aron Baynes and other weekend deals
Date: November 22, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about a trio of Raptors’ signings after losing their two incumbent centres, and where they go from here. Read an excerpt!

Raptors’ options at centre now that Serge Ibaka is a Clipper

Title: Raptors’ options at centre now that Serge Ibaka is a Clipper
Date: November 22, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the Raptors options at centre with Serge Ibaka (and maybe Marc Gasol) moving on. Read an excerpt!

Podcas Appearance: FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA W/ BLAKE MURPHY – Raptors Weekly Podcast

Title: Video Appearance: FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA W/ BLAKE MURPHY – Raptors Weekly Podcast
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I ran it back to my old home at Raptors Republic for a video podcast discussing the Raptors’ free agent outlook.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

What Fred VanVleet’s new deal means for the Raptors now, next summer and beyond

Title: What Fred VanVleet’s new deal means for the Raptors now, next summer and beyond
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors re-signing Fred VanVleet and all of the implications – cap, roster, vibes – related to it. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Weekly Podcast – FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA

Title: Raptors Weekly Podcast – FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Raptors Weekly Podcast to discuss the Raptors ahead of NBA free agency.
Read the full article!

CTV News Channel television appearance discussing the Raptors in Tampa

Title: CTV News Channel television appearance discussing the Raptors in Tampa
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: CTV News Channel
Synopsis: I made my latest appearance on CTV News Channel, discussing the Raptors’ decision to start their 2020-21 season in Tampa.

Video to come.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.