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Ben Ennis and JD Bunkis share their fearless and unique opinions on sports, pop culture and life in Toronto with a wide variety of interesting guests. They’re two guys who try not to take themselves too seriously and have fun every day.

Listen live weekdays from 9:00 to noon on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

Recent Episodes
Jan. 26: Mike Soroka and Kyle Lowry’s future as a Raptor
Jan 26, 2021
Jan 26, 2021
Jan. 26: Mike Soroka and Kyle Lowry’s future as a Raptor

Ben and JD discuss the Raptors’ loss to the Pacers on Monday and Kyle Lowry’s future in Toronto (7:39). Sportsnet’s Maria St. Aubin stops by for our weekly edition of Text Line Tuesday (32:20). Colby Armstrong, former NHL forward and current Sportsnet analyst, weighs in on the Pierre-Luc Dubois-Patrik Laine trade and the Maple Leafs’ refined defensive approach (52:52). Atlanta Braves pitcher and Calgary native Mike Soroka discusses his passion for the Flames, rehabbing from last season’s Achilles injury, and the Blue Jays’ recent signing of George Springer (1:40:48). William Lou, Raptors reporter for Yahoo Sports, chimes in on the Raptors’ inconsistency this season and the potential of trading Lowry (2:00:13).  

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

Jan 25, 2021
Jan. 25: NFL Championship Weekend Recap with Brady Quinn

Ben and JD discuss the Buccaneers and Chiefs advancing to Super Bowl LV and Dustin Poirier’s impressive win over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 (4:16). Sportsnet’s Justin Bourne stops by to chat about the Maple Leafs’ improvements on the blue line, Sheldon Keefe’s influence on the team’s defensive approach, and Frederik Andersen’s workload (1:04:36). Brady Quinn, former NFL quarterback and current FOX analyst, weighs in on Aaron Rodgers’ future in Green Bay, Tom Brady’s remarkable playoff resume, and Josh Allen’s performance in Buffalo’s loss to Kansas City (1:37:26). 

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

Jan 22, 2021
Jan. 22: Tom Rinaldi, Chris Russo, and Brendan Schaub

Ben and JD discuss Sid Seixeiro’s impending move to Breakfast Television and the legacy of Tim & Sid (8:51). Jeff Marek, co-host of Hockey Central, stops by to chat about the marketing of individual rivalries in hockey and Connor McDavid’s status as the best player in the NHL (24:19). Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, host of High Heat on MLB Network and Mad Dog Unleashed on SiriusXM, weighs in on the Blue Jays’ signing of George Springer and how Toronto stacks up against the Yankees in the AL East (49:42). Coolbet’s Kris Abbott checks in to share his picks for this weekend’s conference championship games in the NFL (1:18:38). FOX Sports reporter Tom Rinaldi joins the show to discuss this Sunday’s Rodgers-Brady matchup in the NFC Championship Game and HBO’s new Tiger Woods documentary (1:38:31). Brendan Schaub, former UFC fighter and co-host of Fighter and the Kid, weighs in on Conor McGregor’s return to the octagon and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future (2:01:25). 

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

Jan 21, 2021
Jan. 21: Tyson Barrie and Michael Brantley Fallout

Ben and JD discuss the Maple Leafs’ 3-1 loss to the Oilers and Michael Brantley re-signing with the Houston Astros (0:14). Odds Shark sports analyst Joe Osborne stops by to share his best bets for Saturday’s UFC 257 card (44:37). Kris Versteeg, former NHL forward and current Sportsnet analyst, weighs in on the Leafs’ lack of role definition and Ilya Mikheyev’s versatility (50:23). Edmonton Oilers defenceman Tyson Barrie discusses last night’s matchup against his former team and his stint with Toronto (1:17:53). Blue Jays play-by-play voice Dan Shulman chimes in on Brantley’s decision to return to the Astros, Toronto’s current holes in the infield, and the team’s plans for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (1:40:28). ESPN MMA Insider Ariel Helwani discusses his excitement regarding the Jays’ signing of George Springer and Conor McGregor’s return to the octagon this Saturday against Dustin Poirier (2:10:43). 

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

Jan 20, 2021
Jan. 20: Blue Jays Land George Springer

George Springer is a Blue Jay! Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Jays’ historic signing and resetting expectations with Springer on the roster (0:01). At The Letters' Ben Nicholson-Smith discusses how the Springer deal came together, his lucrative $150 million price tag, and other potential moves this off-season (29:01). Stephen Brunt, co-host of Writers Bloc, stops by to chat about the Jays capitalizing on an uncertain free agent market and the team’s willingness to pay a premium to land Springer (50:32). Jim Bowden, former MLB general manager and current writer for The Athletic, chimes in on the Blue Jays’ pursuit of Michael Brantley, Springer’s fit atop Toronto’s batting order, and the front office’s desire to improve their starting rotation (1:38:03). Cliff Floyd, former MLB outfielder and current MLB Network analyst, weighs in on Brantley and Springer potentially being a package deal and hypothetical lineup machinations (2:04:02). 

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