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JD Bunkis, Blake Murphy and Ailish Forfar discuss the biggest stories in sports and the teams that matter most to Toronto fans. Airing live on Sportsnet 590 The FAN weekdays from 6am-10am ET.

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    • 4.7 • 525 Ratings

JD Bunkis, Blake Murphy and Ailish Forfar discuss the biggest stories in sports and the teams that matter most to Toronto fans. Airing live on Sportsnet 590 The FAN weekdays from 6am-10am ET.

    Hour 4: NFL Quarterback Pendulum with Ben Solak

    Hour 4: NFL Quarterback Pendulum with Ben Solak

    JD, Blake and Ailish open with listener texts (3:58). To wrap, Ben Solak joins the show to give his thoughts on Jalen Hurts' long-term potential as the Eagles' starting quarterback, Joe Burrow's breakout season with the Bengals, and the stylistic evolution of the quarterback position in the NFL (25:24).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 47 min
    Hour 3: NBA Disasters with Chris Herring + Wake and Rake

    Hour 3: NBA Disasters with Chris Herring + Wake and Rake

    Chris Herring stops by to chat about his new book 'Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks', the current Knicks' inconsistency, Fred VanVleet's All-Star case, and some of the biggest disappointments in the NBA this season (0:35). Afterwards, the morning show crew puts together its Wake and Rake parlay (30:10).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 48 min
    Hour 2: Siakam Surge + NFL Blame Game with Marcus Spears

    Hour 2: Siakam Surge + NFL Blame Game with Marcus Spears

    The morning show crew touches on the Raptors' loss to the Heat, Pascal Siakam's recent playmaking proficiency, the team's commitment to positionless basketball, Nick Nurse's tight rotation Monday, Chris Boucher's play this season and possibly being a trade chip, the handling of Malachi Flynn, and how OG Anunoby has looked as of late (0:37). Next, Marcus Spears stops by to discuss the Cardinals' suspect offensive playcalling, Kliff Kingsbury getting outcoached by Sean McVay, the Cowboys' disappointing playoff exit, and Josh Allen's impressive performance against the Pats (28:20).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 50 min
    Hour 1: Is Kyler Murray a Franchise Quarterback?

    Hour 1: Is Kyler Murray a Franchise Quarterback?

    JD, Blake and Ailish discuss Kyler Murray's disappointing performance against the Rams, whether he's a franchise quarterback, and Kliff Kingsbury's history of late-season struggles (1:05). Later, it's Ailish's A-List which includes: a listener submission, Jamaica's bobsled team qualifying for Beijing, a special award for Christine Sinclair, and Steph Labbé just missing out on The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper award (35:18).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 49 min
    Hour 4: Restructuring the Leafs' Blueline with Justin Bourne

    Hour 4: Restructuring the Leafs' Blueline with Justin Bourne

    Justin Bourne joins the show to give his thoughts on the Leafs' roller coaster of a road trip, concerns with the team's backend, Jake Muzzin's struggles this season, and potential trade chips (0:47). Later, Ross Tucker chats about the Patriots' defensive struggles, Jalen Hurts' poor outing against the Bucs, and tonight's Cardinals-Rams matchup (24:58).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 46 min
    Hour 3: Wake and Rake + Bills Exorcism with Mike Schopp

    Hour 3: Wake and Rake + Bills Exorcism with Mike Schopp

    WGR 550's Mike Schopp stops by to give his thoughts on the Bills' impressive win over the Patriots, Josh Allen's dominance, whether the matchup got personal for Sean McDermott and some of his players, what it meant for fans to see the team exorcise its demons, and any Josh Allen reservations he has ahead of Bills-Chiefs (0:31). To wrap the hour, the group puts together its Wake and Rake parlay (24:24).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
525 Ratings

525 Ratings

Connor969696 ,

Great Show

My go-to Toronto sports podcast. JD is the perfect balance between a fan and a broadcaster in my opinion, and I always tune in to hear what he has to say.

lukey4 ,

Amazing

JD, Blake and Ailish are awesome! Terrific chemistry and even better people. Wishing you all continued success.

cosh justodio ,

Renewed and better than ever

I’ve greatly been enjoying this show lately. Blakes mind for data and takes that go deeper than the average Joe are outright impressive, keep it up!

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