Author Archives: Blake Murphy

Video Podcast Appearance: Royal Rumble Preview

Title: Video Podcast Appearance: Royal Rumble Preview
Date: January 26, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: I joined my Sportsnet colleague Kevin Michie to preview the WWE Royal Rumble.

Video to come.

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Raptors broadcast television appearance

Title: Raptors broadcast television appearance
Date: January 25, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: I was a guest on the Raptors’ broadcast on Sportsnet, breaking down the key stories for that night’s game.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Why the Raptors’ overall approach on defence is no longer working for this team

Title: Why the Raptors’ overall approach on defence is no longer working for this team
Date: January 24, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: In my latest at Sportsnet, I took a deep dive into the Raptors struggling on defense despite the same principles and personnel. Read an excerpt!

TV/Radio Appearance: The Raptors Show on Sportsnet 590

Title: TV/Radio Appearance: The Raptors Show on Sportsnet 590
Date: January 24, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet 590
Synopsis: I appeared on The Raptors Show with William Lou on Sportsnet 590 and Sportsnet 360.

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Baseball Prospectus: Toronto Blue Jays 2023 essay

Title: Baseball Prospectus: Toronto Blue Jays 2023 essay
Date: January 19, 2023
Original Source: Baseball Prospectus
Synopsis: I contributed an essay about the Toronto Blue Jays for the 2023 edition of Baseball Prospectus.
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Raptors NBA Trade Deadline 2023 Primer: Rules, assets, future outlook and more

Title: Raptors NBA Trade Deadline 2023 Primer: Rules, assets, future outlook and more
Date: January 18, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: In my latest at Sportsnet, I laid out the rules, restrictions, assets and more that the Raptors have to operate around at the trade deadline. Read an excerpt!

Raptors broadcast television appearance

Title: Raptors broadcast television appearance
Date: January 17, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: I was a guest on the Raptors’ broadcast on Sportsnet, breaking down the key stories for that night’s game and looking ahead to the trade deadline.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

TV/Radio Appearance: The Raptors Show on Sportsnet 590

Title: TV/Radio Appearance: The Raptors Show on Sportsnet 590
Date: January 17, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet 590
Synopsis: I appeared on The Raptors Show with William Lou on Sportsnet 590 and Sportsnet 360.

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How successful have the Raptors really been at finding value in signings?

Title: How successful have the Raptors really been at finding value in signings?
Date: January 12, 2023
Original Source: Sportsnet
Synopsis: In my latest at Sportsnet, I took a look at the track record of the Raptors’ front office in free agency, and how it has a hand in the tough spot they currently find themselves in. Read an excerpt!

Breakfast Television television appearance

Title: Breakfast Television television appearance
Date: January 11, 2023
Original Source: Breakfast Television
Synopsis: I was a guest on Breakfast Television, discussing the Raptors and Fred VanVleet.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.