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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Columbia House Party: 52. N.E.R.D – Fly or Die (2004)

Title: Columbia House Party: 52. N.E.R.D – Fly or Die (2004)
Date: October 26, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 52nd episode of Columbia House Party, we’re joined by Densil McFarlane of The OBGMs to discuss N.E.R.D.’s Fly or Die.

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Raptors player tiers: What our Top-125 list suggests about Toronto for 2021

Title: Raptors player tiers: What our Top-125 list suggests about Toronto for 2021
Date: October 24, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at our site’s NBA Player Tiers project and what the results say about the Raptors. Read an excerpt!

Raptors draft refresh: Approaching a tough-to-mock, balanced NBA Draft

Title: Raptors draft refresh: Approaching a tough-to-mock, balanced NBA Draft
Date: October 23, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I refreshed some of our earlier 2020 NBA Draft analysis as we prepare to Raptor-ize a big board before Nov. 18. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: Singles: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Halsey – forget me too

Title: Columbia House Party: Singles: Machine Gun Kelly ft. Halsey – forget me too
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest mini-episode of Columbia House Party, we look at Machine Gun Kelly’s turn to pop-punk.

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Video Appearance: Pardon the Corruption: Free Agents, Bridge Year, Giannis Plan B

Title: Video Appearance: Pardon the Corruption: Free Agents, Bridge Year, Giannis Plan B
Date: October 23, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I ran it back to my old home at Raptors Republic for video podcast discussing all things Raptors offseason.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Radio Appearance: 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis

Title: Radio Appearance: 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis
Date: October 22, 2020
Original Source: 107.5 The Fan
Synopsis: I appeared on 107.5 The Fan in Indianapolis to discuss the Pacers hiring of Raptors assistant Nate Bjorkgren.
Check out the audio!

Podcast Appearance: Sportsfeld

Title: Podcast Appearance: Sportsfeld
Date: October 22, 2020
Original Source: Sportsfeld
Synopsis: I joined the latest episode of the excellent podcast Sportsfeld, discussing the Raptors but mostly just life, a friend moving out of Toronto, and the 519.
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Raptors embracing NBA draft process uncertainty: ‘Trusting in our gut feeling’

Title: Raptors embracing NBA draft process uncertainty: ‘Trusting in our gut feeling’
Date: October 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about how the pre-draft process has changed for the Raptors in the pandemic. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Projections: Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry, free agent decisions and more

Title: Raptors Projections: Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry, free agent decisions and more
Date: October 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I took a look at how Terence Davis, Kyle Lowry and the rest of the Raptors project for 2020-21. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: The Faedaway

Title: Podcast Appearance: The Faedaway
Date: October 20, 2020
Original Source: The Faedaway
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Faedaway podcast discussing my career path and the Raptors offseason ahead.
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