Category: MAPLE LEAFS
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 [...]
Toronto Sports Media Roundup: Gambling, Leafs Media, Natasha Staniszewski & More Lots going on as NHL and NBA trade deadlines approach, sports gambling
By TSM As the calendar moves into April there certainly is a lot to talk about is there not? Not one specific topic this week, rather some random th [...]
Doug Smith In The Pressrow On The Toronto Raptors, The Toronto Problem & Why Access Matters Long time Toronto Raptors Beat Reporter Doug Smith tells stories about his career covering the team, writing a book, and why it's so necessary for reporters to get back to games and in locker rooms.
By TSM Doug Smith has covered the Toronto Raptors from day one. He raised his hand when the Toronto Star was looking for someone to take on the role [...]
Radio Executive Don Kollins #inthepressrow The Ever Changing Role Of Media, Layoffs, Cuts & Dream Lineup Is streaming the death of terrestrial radio as we know it? Are team and player-controlled media hurting the game and where does sports media go from here?
By TSM Long-time media executive Don Kollins joins Jonah Sigel to discuss why all the job losses in media- especially sport media are counter-product [...]
Seattle Kraken & Former Toronto Blue Jays Beat Writer Geoff Baker #inthepressrow Award-winning columnist Geoff Baker talks to Jonah Sigel about the meanness of the Toronto Sports Media and what it will be like covering the NHL Seattle Kraken in a market with only 1 experienced NHL media member (not him).
By TSM Lots to talk about - in addition to Mike's stellar article about covering the Raptors from afar. My take away from the article, given the dec [...]
The Current & Future State of Sports Media, Broadcasting & Live Sports TV With John Shannon #inthepressrow Sports Media Executive, John Shannon joins Jonah Sigel to talk about the gloomy live sports tv rating trends and what the future may hold and why.
By TSM Even prior to the pandemic, the drumbeats from critics were growing louder about the overall decline in tv audience ratings in professional sp [...]
Former NHL Exec & Current Rogers Sportsnet Analyst Brian Burke In The Pressrow With Jonah Sigel NHL Executive turned broadcaster Brian Burke talks with Jonah Sigel about his life and career in hockey, the lessons he's learned and his recently released book with Stephen Brunt, Burke's Law
By TSM Long-time NHL executive, Brian Burke has seen and done it all in a lengthy NHL career. Together with Stephen Brunt, Burke shares his life long [...]
Stanley Cup Winner, Broadcaster, Podcaster & Author Nick Kypreos#inthepressrow Stanley Cup-winning hockey player turned broadcaster turned author and podcaster joins Jonah Sigel In The Pressrow to talk about his life, his book, and more.
By TSM Several years back I was waiting for my son to finish a skating lesson in Toronto when I got a tap on my shoulder. "Are you the Toronto Sports [...]
Toronto Maple Leaf TV Voice Chris Cuthbert #inthepressrow The best active play by play hockey broadcaster, Chris Cuthbert joins Jonah Sigel in the pressrow.
By TSM Legendary Canadian Broadcaster Chris Cuthbert joins Jonah Sigel #inthepressrow to talk about this career, covering the NHL, MLB, Olympics, a [...]
Leafs Lunch Host & Broadcaster Andi Petrillo In The Pressrow by Bleav with Jonah Sigel The first woman to host Hockey Night in Canada and to have her own daily radio show on an all-sports radio station joins Jonah talking about York Region restaurants, tattoos in the workplace, Jeff O'Neil and more.
By TSM The current host of the daily radio show, Leafs Lunch on TSN1050 in Toronto Andi Petrillo joins Jonah Sigel in the Pressrow. Andi got her sta [...]
Shanahan Shows Babcock The Door Brendan Shanahan Fires Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coach Mike Babcock MSM Takes:
By TSM Well, here we are again. It's been a long time since we have had a large enough sports news issue that required a tour around the MSM to see w [...]
By Anthony M. It’s somewhat surprising the way things have turned out for head coach Randy Carlyle, especially given the recent news coming from th [...]