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: Singles: Fall Out Boy – The Last of the Real Ones

Title: Columbia House Party: Singles: Fall Out Boy – The Last of the Real Ones
Date: July 3, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest mini-episode of Columbia House Party, we ran it back to episode No. 3 to see how current-day Fall Out Boy compares to the Fall Out Boy we remember.

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Draft profiles: 6 guards and bigs the Raptors could select with the No. 58 pick

Title: Draft profiles: 6 guards and bigs the Raptors could select with the No. 58 pick
Date: July 2, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about six interesting guards and bigs the Raptors could target with their late second-round pick or on the undrafted market. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: No Dunks Canada Day special

Title: Podcast Appearance: No Dunks Canada Day special
Date: June 30, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: I joined the No Dunks podcast at The Athletic to break down the top moments in Canadian basketball history. Read an excerpt!

The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors’ Schedule Released

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Raptors’ Schedule Released
Date: June 30, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss social justice concerns about the NBA’s relaunch, break down the Raptors’ reseeding schedule, and answer a few listener questions. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: BONUS: June Mailbag

Title: Columbia House Party: BONUS: June Mailbag
Date: June 30, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest Patreon bonus episode of Columbia House Party, we open up the mailbag to discuss off-putting band names, pandemic anthems, and more.

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Columbia House Party: 35. Future Islands – Singles (2014)

Title: Columbia House Party: 35. Future Islands – Singles (2014)
Date: June 29, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 35th episode of Columbia House Party, we’re joined by Katie Heindl to discuss Future Islands’ hit album Singles and music feelings in general.

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Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on Sportsnet 590
Date: June 29, 2020
Original Source: Sportsnet 590
Synopsis: I appeared on Sportsnet 590, discussing the NBA’s return to play and how the Raptors shape up in their reseeding schedule.

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Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1050

Title: Radio Appearance: Talking Raptors on TSN 1050
Date: June 29, 2020
Original Source: TSN Radio
Synopsis: I appeared on TSN 1050 to discuss the Raptors reseeding schedule as the NBA nears a return to play.
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Raptors reseeding schedule analysis: The race for the No. 2 seed resumes

Title: Raptors reseeding schedule analysis: The race for the No. 2 seed resumes
Date: June 26, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I broke down the Raptors’ eight-game relaunch schedule and what it means for their playoff outlook. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: Singles: Fozzy – Judas

Title: Columbia House Party: Singles: Fozzy – Judas
Date: June 26, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest mini-episode of Columbia House Party, I made Jake listen to Judas by Fozzy to determine if it’s ironically good or actually good.

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