Toronto Sports Media Sports Radio Lineups

by Rob G

Here’s your drive home lineups

On Sportsnet 590 The FAN from 4-7pm, Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown:

400 – 500 – Phones
500 – 700 – Roundtable with McCown, John Shannon, Michael Grange, and Arash Madani

On TSN Radio 1050 from 4-7pm, TSN Drive with Dave Naylor. co-hosts:

TBD

On TSN2 (5pm & 7pm), the Best of Off the Record with Michael Landsberg:

A Replay of our Bell Let’s Talk Day Special

Metta World Peace, Lakers Forward
Wes Rypien, Brother of Rick Rypien

Today on Sportsline:

TBD

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Nan Young Lee
Nan Young Lee
June 15, 2013 10:29 am

Are the Blue Jays holding out for a comeback like that of the Oakland A’s in 2006. That division win by the A’s was made possible by 2 extraordinary streaks in the middle of the season.
At the nadir of their season the A’s were 23-29 on May 30. In June they went 18-8, and from July 26 to September 1 they had a remarkable 27-7 record. It either gives hope to fans or shows how long the odds really are.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Oakland_Athletics_season

Gary Bettman usually goes on 590 and 1050 on the same day, but yesterday he was only on 1050 with Naylor and Hogan. On PTS, Bob accused Bettman on running the league with lies and said Bettman should be fired. He also said everything is personal with Bettman. Did Gary stiff 590? I wonder if this will affect who wins the bidding for the new NHL contract.

alex
alex
June 15, 2013 1:51 pm

Gary is the #1 name in Bob’s black book.

Dave in Bolton
Dave in Bolton
June 17, 2013 12:47 am

If Rogers keeps letting Bob go after Gary its might cost them in the end when the national package plus I bet Gary tries to get Bob fired when they start dealing with Rogers bc thats something GB would do

Chris
Chris
June 17, 2013 1:32 pm

“If Rogers keeps letting Bob go after Gary its might cost them in the end”

It may, however, I applaud Rogers for allowing their radio personality to keep his credibility (not that it would matter. If Bob were directed to quit taking shots at Bettman, I’m guessing he’d laugh and walk out the door), as well as their stations credibility. I don’t want to listen to a sports station where an NHL commissioner is calling the shots, because technically the station is a ‘league partner’. TSN “hockey insiders” generally get great NHL scoops because they play in Gary’s sandbox the way he wants them to play – so he goes on TSNR, and not the Fan. It’s really the same with CBC. Ron McLean calls a spade a spade, Gary doesn’t like it, so when he does have to make an appearance on HNIC, he almost always comes off like the bitter little bitch he is.

mike (in boston)
mike (in boston)
June 17, 2013 3:50 pm

two thoughts on the Bettman interview.
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1. If TSNR wants Naylor’s show to be credible they can’t have Hogan on as a co-host. nice guy and all, but not someone i want asking Gary Bettman questions. He folded completely in the interview.

2. Bettman ran the interview masterfully. It was good radio and he gave some really interesting answers, but it was clear that GB was in charge.

I hope Naylor and his staff listen back and learn from this. Since PTS is conceding Bettman as a guest to TSN, TSN should be looking to deliver a much better product than what I listened to.

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