On Hour 3 of , Lightning TV analyst and Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Andreychuk gets us set for this year's battle between Toronto and Tampa Bay, and highlights the Bolts' struggles coming into the playoffs, Andrei Vasilevskiy and Victor Hedman's recent form, and how the Leafs stack up over seven games. Later on, it's time for the Wake and Rake (27:43)! Ailish and Justin tee up tonight's best bets and assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay with the help of the text-line.
On Hour 2 of , Daily Faceoff's Frank Seravalli stops by to discuss his latest reporting on the relationship between Kyle Dubas and Brendan Shanahan, Dubas’ future beyond these playoffs, the Penguins’ front office changes, the current head coaching vacancies around the NHL, and Tampa’s inconsistency since the New Year. Later, Ailish and Justin complete their own playoff brackets (36:31)!
Happy Monday! Ailish and Justin discuss Canada’s loss to the United States in the gold medal game at the Women’s World Championship, what it means for the team going forward, the Blue Jays taking 2 of 3 against the Rays this weekend, Alek Manoah’s early-season struggles, and Matthew Knies’ likely omission from the Maple Leafs’ Game 1 playoff lineup. Later, after much anticipation, Ailish and Justin present a pre-playoffs Tarot Card reading for the Maple Leafs. And, well, the results were rather interesting (38:06).
On Hour 3 of , Alex Wong stops by to discuss the Raptors’ disappointing season, his takeaways from yesterday’s season-ending media availability, Nick Nurse’s uncertain future, the team’s top priorities this off-season, and Kyle Lowry squaring off against DeMar DeRozan in the NBA Play-In game. Afterwards, it’s time for the Wake and Rake (27:32)! Jonathan Von Tobel, senior NBA betting analyst for VSIN, checks in from Vegas to tee up the opening round of the NBA playoffs. Then, with the help of the text-line, Ailish and Justin assemble our Wake and Rake parlay!
On Hour 2 of , Nick Kypreos of checks in to discuss Mitch Marner falling short of the 100-point mark, his latest column on Auston Matthews’ future, the Penguins’ reputed interest in Kyle Dubas, Matthew Knies’ playoff fit, and Jake McCabe’s importance to the blue line. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by Rich Hollenberg, Rays studio host for Bally Sports, to chat about Tampa’s historic 13-0 start, their record-setting production at the plate, Kevin Kieramier’s 10-year tenure in Tampa, and James Click’s roots with the Rays organization (28:17).
Happy Friday! Ailish and Justin discuss Canada avoiding an upset against Sweden at the Women’s World Championship, Jonathan Toews’ farewell in Chicago, William Nylander reaching the 40-goal plateau, and Mitch Marner missing out on 100 points. Then, they weigh in on Fred VanVleet’s comments about the Raptors’ need for a new identity and Nick Nurse trying to pour cold water on reports of his potential departure. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (47:12)!
On Hour 3 of , Ailish and Justin are joined by Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, co-host of , to discuss the Raptors’ second-half collapse against the Bulls, the team’s lack of a true superstar, his early impressions of the Blue Jays, Kevin Gausman’s place among the top pitchers in baseball, and Shohei Ohtani’s future with the Angels. Later, it’s time for the Wake and Rake (26:20)! Ailish and Justin tee up tonight’s Leafs-Rangers game and assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay.
On Hour 2 of , Ailish and Justin are joined by Katie Heindl to discuss the Raptors’ Play-In loss to the Bulls, Diar DeRozan becoming a viral sensation, what comes next for Nick Nurse, the connectivity issues among the players, Scottie Barnes’ sophomore season, and the team’s looming roster decisions. Later, we take your calls to gauge the mood in Raptors land (29:55).
Happy Baby Friday! Ailish and Justin kick off the show by discussing the Raptors’ loss to the Bulls in the play-in game, Toronto’s woeful free throw shooting, Diar DeRozan’s viral screaming on every Raptors foul shot, Zach LaVine’s monstrous second half, Nick Nurse’s potential exit, and the litany of questions heading into the off-season. Afterwards, they weigh in on the Blue Jays’ walk off win over the Tigers and the Leafs’ regular-season finale against the Rangers on Thursday. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (44:14)!
Hour 3 of kicks off with Shi Davidi stopping by to discuss Alek Manoah’s command issues, Kevin Kiermaier’s emergence as a fan favourite, how the new Rogers Centre dimensions will impact the action on the field, and the latest intel surrounding Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s contract talks with the Blue Jays. Afterwards, it’s time for the Wake and Rake (22:43)! Ailish and Justin select their teams for this week’s edition of The FANEx Cup and tee up tonight’s Raptors-Bulls matchup. Then, with the help of the text-line, they assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay.
On Hour 2 of , Jeff Marek hops aboard to update the NHL playoff picture, before diving into the Maple Leafs' roster management down the stretch, the upcoming knockout stage at the IIHF Women’s World Championship, and the NHL's venture down under! Later on, ESPN's Mike Greenberg joins the program to chat about the job ahead for Masai Ujiri and the Raptors' front office, what the future holds for Nick Nurse, who has the edge in tonight's Thunder-Pelicans Play-In matchup, if the Kings can continue to defy the odds, and who the top dogs in the Eastern Conference are (19:35).
Happy Hump Day! Ailish and Justin kick off the show by discussing the Blue Jays’ 9-3 win over the Tigers in their home opener, Kevin Kiermaier’s spectacular home run-robbing catch, first impressions of the new Rogers Centre outfield, and Alek Manoah’s slow start to the season. Afterwards, they weigh in on the Maple Leafs’ 4-3 win over the Lightning, the physicality between the two teams, and the Raptors’ play-in matchup against the Bulls. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (48:16)!
On Hour 3 of , former Blue Jays catcher Caleb Joseph checks in to discuss his first impressions of the renovations at Rogers Centre, the new outfield configuration, how catchers are adjusting to MLB’s rule changes, early returns on the Jays’ starting rotation, and the team’s more balanced offensive approach. Later, Ailish and Justin tee up the betting lines for tonight’s Blue Jays-Tigers game and assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay (31:11)!
On Hour 2 of , Sportsnet's Jason Bukala stops by to discuss Matthew Knies’ NHL debut, his potential utility for the Leafs’ upcoming playoff run, standout prospects from the NCAA Frozen Four, Adam Fantilli solidifying himself as the No. 2 player in this year’s draft class, and the best roster fit for Connor Bedard. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by ESPN’s Bobby Marks to chat about the Raptors’ underwhelming regular season, Nick Nurse’s uncertain future, and some of the most intriguing storylines heading into the NBA playoffs (25:50).
Happy Blue Jays home opener day! Ailish and Justin discuss the excitement surrounding the Blue Jays’ return to Toronto, Matthew Knies’ much-anticipated debut with the Maple Leafs, his chances of cracking the team’s Game 1 playoff lineup, and the Leafs’ murky goaltending plans for Tuesday night’s matchup against the Lightning. Afterwards, Ailish chats about her experience attending last night’s Canada-USA game at the IIHF Women’s World Championship and Canada's dramatic victory. She and Justin also share their thoughts on the new outfield spaces at Rogers Centre and how the altered ballpark dimensions could impact the action on the field. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (47:38)!
On Hour 3 of The FAN Morning Show, Jeff Blair stops by to discuss Matt Chapman’s torrid start to the season, José Berríos’ confounding results, early returns on Yusei Kikuchi, why he’s encouraged about Chris Bassitt’s latest start, Kevin Kiermaier’s seamless transition to the Jays, and the new renovations at Rogers Centre. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by Jason Sobel, golf writer for The Action Network and host for SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio, to chat about Jon Rahm’s victory at the Masters, Brooks Koepka’s second-place finish, and the unique dynamic between PGA and LIV golfers (24:06). Then, with the help of the text-line, Ailish and Justin assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay (40:33)!
On Hour 2 of , Frank Seravalli stops by to discuss the terms of Matthew Knies’ rookie deal with the Maple Leafs, the need for reform to the NHL’s current EBUG system, the Bruins earning their NHL-record 63rd win of the year, David Pastrnak joining Connor McDavid in the 60-goal club, the fight for the Eastern Conference’s final wild card spot, Bo Horvat’s juicy remarks about Vancouver, and the shortlist of Stanley Cup contenders. Later, Ailish and Justin present their biggest winners and losers from the weekend (31:47).
Happy Monday! Time to start a new week on ! Ailish and Justin discuss their favourite sports moments from the weekend, Jon Rahm’s victory at the Masters, Brooks Koepka coughing up a 2-shot lead in the final round, the Maple Leafs signing top prospect Matthew Knies, and Jett Alexander’s surprise NHL debut on Saturday. Afterwards, they weigh in on the Blue Jays’ wild win over the Angels on Sunday afternoon, Jose Berrios delivering a shaky outing, and the Raptors concluding their regular season with a 41-41 record (47:46).
Hour 3 of The FAN Morning Show kicks off with Nick Kypreos stopping by to discuss his experience rubbing elbows with Bill Burr in Ottawa last weekend, the playoff atmosphere in Boston on Thursday, Sam Lafferty’s impact on the bottom six, Ryan O’Reilly’s return to the lineup, Sheldon Keefe’s decision to bench Luke Schenn and William Nylander, and Tampa losing Tanner Jeannot and Pat Maroon to injury. Later, with the help of the text-line, Ailish and Justin assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay (27:50).
On Hour 2 of , MLB insider Jon Morosi stops by to discuss the Blue Jays’ start to the season, Kevin Gausman’s chances of emerging as a Cy Young candidate this year, Daulton Varsho’s diverse skill set, the depth of competition in the AL East, and if the Angels - with Shohei Ohtani in tow - are poised to finally breakthrough this season. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by Shane Ryan, writer for Golf Digest, to chat about his takeaways from the opening round of the Masters, Brooks Koepka’s impressive performance on Thursday, Tiger Woods’ current form, and how weather might affect the outcome at Augusta this weekend (27:45).
Happy Friday! Ailish and Justin discuss their experience touring Rogers Centre’s new Outfield District, the Maple Leafs’ OT loss in Boston, Sheldon Keefe’s in-game line juggling, and concerns about William Nylander’s effort level. Afterwards, they weigh in on Kevin Gausman’s dominant outing in Kansas City, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s hot start at the plate, Brandon Belt’s struggles, and takeaways from Day 1 of The Masters. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (48:03)!
On Hour 3 of , Blue Jays play-by-play voice Dan Shulman checks in from Kansas City to discuss Alek Manoah’s bounce back start on Wednesday, Daulton Varsho’s versatility, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s home run celebration, Yusei Kikuchi’s transformation over the offseason, and José Berríos’ command issues. Later, it’s time for the Wake and Rake (26:16)! Ailish and Justin share their favourite bets for The Masters and assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay!
Hour 2 of kicks off with Pete Blackburn, NHL correspondent for Bally Sports, stopping by to discuss the vibes in Bruins land, Boston’s form heading into the postseason, Ilya Sorokin’s case for the Vezina, Ryan O’Reilly’s status as one of the best two-way players in hockey, Noel Acciari’s brief stint with the Bruins, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ career year in Edmonton, and which team would be the best fit for Connor Bedard. Later, Adam Stanley checks in from Augusta National to chat about the start of the Masters, Rory McIlroy’s ongoing quest to capture a green jacket, the vibe surrounding Phil Mickelson in his return to Augusta, Tiger Woods’ outlook, and Canada’s strong representation at this year’s tournament (23:50).
On Hour 1 of , Ailish and Justin discuss the Blue Jays’ 3-0 win over the Royals, Alek Manoah bouncing back after his poor start on Opening Day, and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s home run celebration. Then, they weigh in on the Raptors’ loss to the Celtics, Fred VanVleet’s woeful shooting night, Canada’s win over Switzerland at the IIHF Women’s World Championship, and Ryan O’Reilly returning to the Leafs’ lineup on Thursday in Boston. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (41:54)!
On Hour 3 of , Jake Fischer, senior NBA reporter for Yahoo Sports, stops by to discuss the latest buzz surrounding Nick Nurse’s future, Ime Udoka’s ties to the Raptors, what makes him an attractive coaching candidate, the new NBA CBA, and the Sacramento Kings’ resurgent season. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined in-studio by Sam McKee and Brent Gunning to chat about The Masters, Tiger Woods’ chances of making the cut, and their favourite bets for the tournament (23:49). Then, with the help of the text-line, Ailish and Justin assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay!
Hour 2 of kicks off with Jeff Marek stopping by to discuss Ilya Samsonov’s decision not to wear the Leafs’ Pride Night decal, why McDavid-Draisaitl is the modern-day Lemieux-Jagr, the Oilers’ budding rivalry with the L.A. Kings, the PWHPA’s intention to launch a new women’s league, and the start of the IIHF Women’s World Championship. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by Kevin Barker, co-host of , to chat about his takeaways from the Blue Jays’ first 5 games of the season, Yusei Kikuchi’s strong start in Kansas City, Daulton Varsho’s versatility and his emergence as a fan favourite, Matt Chapman’s red-hot start to the season, and Alex Verdugo’s comments about Alek Manoah (26:41).
On Hour 1 of , Ailish and Justin discuss the Blue Jays’ 4-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday, Yusei Kikuchi’s encouraging season debut, and Matt Chapman moving into the cleanup spot. Afterwards, they weigh in on the Leafs’ victory over the Blue Jackets, Sheldon Keefe’s latest line juggling experiment, and the Raptors’ win in Charlotte. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (45:53)!
On Hour 3 of , Rick Nash, former NHL forward and current Director of Player Development for the Columbus Blue Jackets, stops by to discuss his impressions of Connor Bedard, Johnny Gaudreau’s first season in Columbus, what Ryan O’Reilly can bring to the Leafs’ playoff run, his experience playing with Noel Acciari in Boston, and his favourite memories from representing Canada at the international level. Later, it’s time for the Wake and Rake (24:32)! Ailish and Justin reveal the winner of our 2023 March Madness pool, before doing a deep dive into the Maple Leafs’ prospective line combinations for the playoffs. Afterwards, with the help of the text-line, they assemble our daily Wake and Rake parlay.
Hour 2 of kicks off with Sportsnet's Luke Fox stopping by to discuss Ryan O’Reilly’s impending return, where he belongs in the Leafs’ lineup, Calle Järnkrok's fit with Auston Matthews, Sheldon Keefe’s persistent line juggling, the Leafs’ goaltending situation, Joseph Woll likely becoming a mainstay next season, Michael Bunting’s antics, and his potential market in free agency. Later, Ailish and Justin are joined by Sportsnet's Shi Davidi to chat about José Berríos’ shaky outing on Monday, his recurring struggles with command, Yusei Kikuchi’s key changes over the off-season, Daulton Varsho’s fit in the cleanup spot, and Matt Chapman’s strong start at the plate (28:34).
On Hour 1 of , Ailish and Justin discuss the Blue Jays’ 9-5 loss in Kansas City on Monday, Jose Berrios getting shelled for 7 runs in his first start, the team’s propensity for slow starts, and the importance of tonight’s start for Yusei Kikuchi. Afterwards, they weigh in on UConn securing their 5th national championship, the dichotomy between the men’s and women’s national title game, Pascal Siakam’s comments about the Raptors’ coaching situation, and Matt Murray’s future with the Leafs. Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the A-List (41:06)!