The Steve Warne Project

Ottawa Sports and Whatever


New episodes EVERY weekday! Former TSN morning show partners Steve Warne and Jim Jerome check in daily with their unique takes on Ottawa sports, life, and whatever.

"The best podcast I've ever heard. A triumph of the human spirit!" - Steve's Dad.

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818 episodes

809: Borje Salming's ALS Battle; Cam Smith to LIV Tour; MLB Player Drops Cell Phone at 3rd Base

Former Leaf great Borje Salming announces ALS diagnosis; Cam Smith offered $100 million to bolt to the LIV Tour. Guess what he's doing? MLB Player Drops Cell Phone at 3rd Base. Pete Rose has a new term for a belt-high fastball. and apparently it's cool now to carry around your cell phone while you're playing Major League Baseball.

Aug 10
808: Serena Williams Retiring; Hockey Canada Hires Female Boss; Rangers Give C to Trouba??

Today we discuss some parenting stuff; Serena Williams will retire shortly. Is she the best female athlete ever? Hockey Canada hires Andrea Skinner as interim board chair; the Rangers Give C to Jacob Trouba over Panarin, Zibanejad and Kreider. Into the TGOR Vault for our old Outkast parody song of "Leafs Suck."

Aug 09
807: Tales from the "TGOR" Vault; Nick Faldo's Teary Farewell; Bruins Get Two Favourites Back

It's the debut of tales from the "TGOR" Vault, as we play back some classic clips from our old radio show; Nick Faldo's teary farewell; Bruins get two favourites back as Bergeon and Krecji both re-sign. The Blue Jays win and we discuss what was a controversial finish. University of Michigan fires their hockey coach.

Aug 08
806: John Daly Begging to Join LIV Tour; WNBA Star Gets 9 Years?? Pacioretty Complains About Vegas?

Today, after we bicker about our love of snacks, we discuss WNBA star Brittney Greiner being jailed for 9 years in Russia and what's behind it; John Klingberg's weird one year contract; Despite all their success, Max Pacioretty says the Golden Knights lacked accountability.

Aug 04
805: Kevin Lowe Retires; Vin Scully Passes Away; Tony La Russa Nods off During a Game

Jim takes over the hosting today. Kevin Lowe retires from the NHL; legendary broadcaster Vin Scully passes away; we talk Hlinka/Gretzky Cup and world juniors; Tony La Russa briefly falls asleep during a game; and allegations of toxic coaching at Michigan.

Aug 04
804: Handy Man Weekend; Tiger Turned Down $800 Million; DeShaun Watson Gets 6 Games

Handy Man Weekend filled with double entendres; Tiger Turned Down $800 Million fo play on LIV Golf Tour; DeShaun Watson only gets 6 Games; Aaron Judge already has 43 homers; Baseball's trade deadline is here.

Aug 02
803: Day with the Stanley Cup; Great Bloopers in Sports; Sens in on Chychrun?

MIkko Rantanen has his day with the Stanley cup and lets his dog eat out of it. An inside the park home run last week's after a fly ball hits the centrefield in the head, we discuss some other famous Bloopers in Sports; Are the Sens in on Chychrun? Are they waiting for Hockey Canada investigation to end before signing one of their RFAs?

Aug 01
802: Sens Sign Mathieu Joseph; Bubba Watson Joins LIV; Charles Barkley Does Not

A shirtless Jim is back in Alberta; the Sens re-sign Mathieu Joseph but miss out on UFA John Klingberg who signs a weird one year deal with Anaheim; Bubba Watson joins the LIV Tour, Charles Barkley does not. Wait, the Commonwealth Games are on right now?

Jul 30
801: Jim Empathizes with Bobby Ryan Relapse; Sharks New Head Coach; Toews Days in Chicago Numbered

Bobby Ryan has a relapse, briefly arrested at Nashville airport; Sharks hire David Quinn as their new Head Coach; Joanthan Toews days in Chicago probably numbered, doesn't know what he wants to do right now.

Jul 28
800: Jim in Ottawa; Tkachuk Deal, A Second World Junior Hockey Sex Scandal

Jim visits Ottawa; Matthew Tkachuk Deal, A second World Junior Hockey Sex Scandal; Charles Barkley will decide this week on going to LIV Golf and Kyler Murray's extension includes a clause that forces him to study up and be prepared for the next game.

Jul 26
799: Eric Macramalla Joins us to Discuss Life, the Expos and the Hockey Canada Scandal

Eric Macramalla from TSN's Offside joins Steve in this one and they to discuss life, the Montreal Expos and an interesting conversation about the Hockey Canada Scandal and the rush to judgement.

Jul 22
798: Radio Memories; Thoughts on Radio and TV Today; "Mic'ed Up" at the All-Star Game

Today we talk a little about our radio days and wonder about the future of traditional media. The all-star game highlight was a Jays pitcher mic'ed during game action. David Feherty is reportedly heading for LIV Golf.

Jul 20
797: Video in Hockey Canada Case; Will Flames Trade Matthew Tkachuk? Charles Barkley and LIV

Video evidence surfaces in the Hockey Canada case; Will Matthew Tkachuk Leave the Calgary Flames? What's going on in Calgary? And Charles Barkley may leave to help LIV golf broadcasts?

Jul 20
796: Cam Smith Wins British Open; Adam Sandler's Basketball Movie "Hustle"

Cam Smith Wins British Open with a sublime putting performance; 24 players file for arbitration; NHL Arbitration Adam Sandler's Basketball Movie "Hustle"

Jul 18
795: Golf, Beer and Patio; Tiger's British Open Sunset; Sens Preparing for Sale?

Golf, Beer and Patio; Tiger's British Open Sunset; Sens Preparing for Sale? Updates on Hockey Canada investigation

Jul 16
794: British Open; Hockey Canada Reopens Investigation; Johnny Hockey Signs with Columbus?

Today we talk a bit about the British Open; Hockey Canada Reopens Investigation into 8 CHL players who were accused of sexually assaulting a woman in 2018; Johnny Gaudreau Signs with Columbus? Why?

Jul 14
793: Sens Acquire Giroux; Blue Jays Fire Their Manager; Jeremiah Masoli's Open Letter to the CFL

On the first day of NHL free agency, the Senators acquire Claude Giroux; the Blue Jays Fire Their Manager; and Jeremiah Masoli's Open Letter to the CFL, expressing disappointment about the length of suspension of Garrett Marino.

Jul 14
792: British Open This Week; Jim Shares Memories of the Old Course at St. Andrew; Matt Murray Traded

The British Open begins Thursday at St. Andrews and Jim shares memories and impressions of the Old Course; Sens trade goalie Matt Murray to Toronto and don't have to give up much to do it.

Jul 12
791: Matt Murray to Leafs? Wade Redden Hired by Ottawa; Redblacks QB Masoli Gone for for 10-12 Weeks

Sens and Leafs continue to talk about a Matt Murray trade; Wade Redden hired as player development for Ottawa; Redblacks QB Masoli Gone for for 10-12 Weeks, Nate Behar was enraged after the game; Joe Sakic gets a promotion in Denver.

Jul 11
790: Sens Acquire DeBrincat; Wrong About Wright Being #1; Rogers is Down; Duncan Keith Retires

Sens Acquire DeBrincat; Many of us were wrong About Shane Wright Being #1; Duncan Keith Retires;

Jul 09
789: Jason York: "NHL Draft Day is Hell" Matt Murray Nixes a Trade to Buffalo

Jason York: "NHL Draft Day is Hell" Matt Murray nixes Ottawa's plans to trade him to Buffalo in what appeared to be a salary dump. Gretzky buys a hockey team. Alouettes fire their head coach, despite being in second place in a bad CFL East.

Jul 07
788: Colin White Buyout; Passing of Bryan Marchment; Baker Mayfield Traded to Carolina

Sens buying out Colin White, Claude Giroux is still on the radar in Ottawa and Edmonton; Long time NHL defenceman Bryan Marchment dies today at age 53, Baker Mayfield Traded to Carolina.

Jul 06
787: The Art of Chirping; Sharks Hire MIke Grier; Leafs Hire Hayley Wickeheiser as Assistant GM

The Art of Chirping; Sharks Hire MIke Grier; Leafs Hire Hayley Wickenheiser as Assistant GM: Kraken hire first female assistant coach for their AHL team; FOX analyst's ugly implication about why Kevin Durant might not want to go to play and live in the city of Toronto

Jul 05
786: Canada Day Roundup; NHL Coaching Carousel Continues; LIV Golfer Compares Event to Ryder Cup

We swap some Canada Day stories and touch on the protests. Big news in the NHL coaching world. Boston, Winnipeg and Detroit fill their head coaching voids, while San Jose is in the market for one after firing Bob Boughner and most of his staff. Taylor Gooch compares the excitement of this week's LIV event to the Ryder Cup. K.

Jul 04
785: Happy Canada Day; Jim Remembers Jim Pappin; Mete Announces Alibi; Freddy Bashes Phil and LIV

Happy Cannnnnadaa Dayyyy. Jimmy remembers his friend and former Toronto Maple Leaf Jim Pappin who passed away this week. Victor Mete makes a statement about NOT being involved in the alleged assault case that Hockey Canada settled out of court. Fred Couples says all the LIV players know that tour is a joke and isn't going to last.

Jul 01
784: Sportsnet Axes Hometown Hockey; Kadri Being Kadri; The Next Russ Jackson?

Sportsnet has decided to cancel Hometown Hockey. Maybe a case of having too much of good thing? Nazem Kadri endearing himself to fans again. Do we finally have a star Canadian quarterback in the CFL?

Jun 29
783: Brooke Henderson Gets Key to the City; Tampa Had Crazy Injuries; Hockey Canada Fallout

Brooke Henderson gets key to the city, although Jim thinks the key to the city concept is goofy. Tampa Bay played through a crazy amount of injuries. Hockey Canada paid the price to make a sexual assault lawsuit go away and now they're paying the price in fund and sponsorship losses.

Jun 29
782: Finally! Daniel Alfredsson is a Hockey Hall of Famer! Colorado Wins the Stanley Cup

PRAISE ALFIE! Daniel Alfredsson is finally going into the Hockey Hall of Fame! The selection committee made the announcement today to add Alfie, who's been eligible since 2017. Colorado is king of the hockey world taking down Tampa Bay in Game Six with a 2-1 win over Colorado.

Jun 27
781: Ottawa NHL Arena Downtown; Luke Richardson is Head Coach in Chicago; What's an NHL Dynasty?

The Senators get started again on their dream of a downtown arena. Luke Richardson's time finally comes, as he takes over as head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrice Bergeron signs a one year deal to return to Boston As Tampa tries to win a third Stanley cup, what qualifies as a dynasty these days?

Jun 24
780: Panthers and Bruins Coaching Changes Were Brutal; NHL Awards Talk; PGA Announces Changes/Panic?

After such successful seasons, the Panthers and Bruins coaching changes were awfully strange. We discuss the NHL awards. The PGA announces a number of changes to their prize purses and their season. Did any of them move the needle or is this a panic move?

Jun 23