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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How much can the Raptors pay Fred VanVleet (and still have max money in 2021)?

Title: How much can the Raptors pay Fred VanVleet (and still have max money in 2021)?
Date: September 16, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down how the Raptors can retain Fred VanVleet and still maintain max cap space for 2021. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Offseason Look-Ahead

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Offseason Look-Ahead
Date: September 16, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I set up the key decisions ahead for the Raptors’ offseason. Read an excerpt!

Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 960

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 960
Date: September 16, 2020
Original Source: Sportsnet 960
Synopsis: I appeared on Sportsnet 960, teeing up the tough Raptors offseason ahead.

Check out the audio!

Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1040

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1040
Date: September 15, 2020
Original Source: TSN Radio
Synopsis: I appeared on TSN 1040 in Vancouver to tee up the Raptors offseason.
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Podcast Appearance: From the Stans

Title: Podcast Appearance: From the Stans
Date: September 15, 2020
Original Source: From the Stans
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of the From the Stans podcast to wrap up the Raptors’ year and tee up the offseason.
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Raptors free agency primer: Cap sheet, assets, exceptions and the big picture

Title: Raptors free agency primer: Cap sheet, assets, exceptions and the big picture
Date: September 15, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote my annual Raptors free agency and salary cap primer, explaining all the rules they’ll be operating within this offseason. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors

Title: Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors
Date: September 15, 2020
Original Source: Locked On Raptors
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Locked On Raptors podcast to tee up the Raptors offseason (part two!).
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Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors

Title: Podcast Appearance: Locked On Raptors
Date: September 14, 2020
Original Source: Locked On Raptors
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Locked On Raptors podcast to tee up the Raptors offseason.
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Raptors Reset: Key decisions, dates and debates for the offseason ahead

Title: Raptors Reset: Key decisions, dates and debates for the offseason ahead
Date: September 14, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I teed up the Raptors offseason by laying out key dates, decisions, and debates they’ll face the next few months. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: 46. Billy Talent (2003)

Title: Columbia House Party: 46. Billy Talent (2003)
Date: September 14, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 46th episode of Columbia House Party, we’re joined by our pal James Herbert to discuss Billy Talent’s excellent self-titled debut.

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@Stitcher :: bit.ly/stitcherhp Read an excerpt!