Category Archives: Sport

Columbia House Party: 13. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born (2004)

Title: Columbia House Party: 13. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born (2004)
Date: January 27, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 13th episode of Columbia House Party, we’re joined by Steve Sladkowski, the guitarist for PUP, to discuss Wilco’s A Ghost is Born.

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‘That’s my one guy that I put up on a pedestal’: Death of Kobe Bryant hits Raptors and Spurs players hard

Title: ‘That’s my one guy that I put up on a pedestal’: Death of Kobe Bryant hits Raptors and Spurs players hard
Date: January 26, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors and Spurs playing through the loss of Kobe Bryant, Bryant’s impact on the roster, and the bonds basketball creates. Read an excerpt!

Open Gym appearance

Title: Open Gym appearance
Date: January 24, 2020
Original Source: Open Gym
Synopsis: I made an appearance on the latest episode of Open Gym, discussing the impact Raptors 905 have had on the Raptors, specifically with respect to Fred VanVleet.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

Pascal Siakam shakes off mini-slump against Knicks: ‘I’m excited about it, getting back to being who I am’

Title: Pascal Siakam shakes off mini-slump against Knicks: ‘I’m excited about it, getting back to being who I am’
Date: January 24, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Pascal Siakam bouncing back from a tough stretch to lift the Raptors against the Knicks and reaffirm his All-Star status. Read an excerpt!

Murphy: All your Raptors trade ideas for 2020 are bad and here’s why

Title: Murphy: All your Raptors trade ideas for 2020 are bad and here’s why
Date: January 23, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I did my annual pre-trade deadline mailbag column, analyzing the trade proposals of readers/followers. Read an excerpt!

Nobody saw Pascal Siakam’s unlikely rise to All-Star starter coming — except him

Title: Nobody saw Pascal Siakam’s unlikely rise to All-Star starter coming — except him
Date: January 23, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Pascal Siakam being named an NBA All-Star starter, the latest checkpoint in the league’s unlikeliest development story. Read an excerpt!

Podcast Appearance: Sportsfeld

Title: Podcast Appearance: Sportsfeld
Date: January 22, 2020
Original Source: Sportsfeld
Synopsis: I made a quick guest appearance on the excellent podcast Sportsfeld, discussing the Raptors ahead of the deadline.
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Raptors might be back to rotating starting lineups, putting all-bench units in a new light

Title: Raptors might be back to rotating starting lineups, putting all-bench units in a new light
Date: January 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis:  In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about what a return to health means for the Raptors’ rotations and for the potential of all-bench lineups. Read an excerpt!

Radio/Podcast Appearance: Co-Hosting Good Show and Leafs Hour on Sportsnet 590

Title: Radio/Podcast Appearance: Co-Hosting Good Show and Leafs Hour on Sportsnet 590
Date: January 21, 2020
Original Source: Good Show / Leafs Hour
Synopsis: I co-hosted Good Show (including Leafs Hour) on Sportsnet 590, discussing the winning streak of the healthy Raptors, the Maple Leafs at the trade deadline, the Blue Jays offeseason, and more. Check out the audio!

Radio/Podcast Appearance: Co-Hosting Good Show and Leafs Hour on Sportsnet 590

Title: Radio/Podcast Appearance: Co-Hosting Good Show and Leafs Hour on Sportsnet 590
Date: January 20, 2020
Original Source: Good Show / Leafs Hour
Synopsis: I co-hosted Good Show (including Leafs Hour) on Sportsnet 590, discussing the Conor McGregor fight, the NFL conference championship, Toronto Maple Leafs at the break, and more. Check out the audio!