Masai, Toronto As An NBA Detterent, NHL TV Ratings, Birdcages & More It's been a crazy couple of weeks in sports media, here's a roundup.
By TSM Greetings and salutations and a hat tip Happy Birthday this week to one Robert McCown. What a crazy, crazy couple of weeks in the sports medi [...]
Has Rogers Sportsnet Given Up On Sports Radio? The Toronto Blue Jays become the only team to simulcast games from TV to radio
By TSM Where to start? Today is March 1, the kickoff of the most significant radio rating book season. To confirm, Rogers Sportsnet Fan 590 in the d [...]
The Times They Are A Changing & Blue Jays Beat Writer Rob Longley #inthepressrow Tim & Sid, Jay & Dan both broken up as media landscape across Canada implodes
By TSM Deep and wide. The cuts by Bell Media this week were definitely that. Not just in sports media, but media, in general, contributed bigly to [...]
Blue Jays Signing Sparks The Toronto Debate, Again, The Dome An Environmental Disaster & SiriusXM Host Zig Fracassi #inthepressrow Just when we thought we all agreed that Toronto will continue to have to pay a premium to lure top name free agents the issue was raised, again.
By TSM Not sure if you read Doug Smith's stellar book or heard my interview with him but the issue of Toronto teams, especially the Blue Jays and Rap [...]
The Inside Scoop On A Potential New Toronto Blue Jays Stadium! Paul Godfrey #inthepressrow Why A New Rogers Center Won't Be Based At It's Current Location, Blue Jays moving to MLSE & the Beauty of The Athletic
By TSM Without question, Paul Godfrey has seen it all in his private and public life in Toronto. He is largely viewed as being the driving force behi [...]
End Of An Era, Mike Wilner Gone From Blue Jays Broadcast Team, New Stadium Talk & More Mike Wilner No Longer Part Of Jays Radio, Word Of A New Stadium & More
By TSM I couldn't believe that Scott Ferguson was not going to be the voice associated with pre-and post-Toronto Blue Jays games when he announced hi [...]
A Review of the Shapiro/Atkins Body of Work & More With Andrew Stoeten Andrew Stoeten covers The Toronto Blue Jays for The Athletic, this is his take on all things Blue Jays.
By TSM We hear all the time of good stories where athletes come from nowhere to star in their sport at all levels, so why not add one from the othe [...]
Dirk Hayhurst Unplugged: Minor League Extortion, Porn In Broadcast Booth & More Former major league baseball pitcher and broadcaster talks about life in the minor leagues and how broken the system is and how sexism transferred over to the broadcast booth too and much more.
By TSM New York Times best-selling author and former major league baseball player and broadcaster Dirk Hayhurst openly talks about the "un-glorifying [...]
The Voice of The Toronto Blue Jays Jerry Howarth In The Pressrow With Jonah Sigel Jerry Howarth was in the booth for the Toronto Blue Jays for 36 years, hear his story on how he got there, his partnership with Tom Cheek, Joe Siddall, a voice that came to him in the booth and more
By TSM Jerry Howarth came to Toronto via Salt Lake City and Tacoma WA, a long way from California. Yet, Toronto for Jerry is home and we caught up wi [...]