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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
Aug 12: Live from the Space Needle
Aug 12, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
Aug 12: Live from the Space Needle

Ben and JD can't get over Mike Milbury's "Space Needle" tweet and the unreal 5OT game between the Blue Jackets and Lightning (0:10). Sportsnet scribe Luke Fox tees-up the Maple Leafs' end-of-season media session (34:43). ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz on the NBA regular season wrapping up (50:41). We listen in to comments from some of the Leafs about what went wrong this year (1:16:14). NHL on NBC's Patrick Sharp talks about what Toronto needs to find postseason success and why likening the squad to his Blackhawks teams isn't valid (1:37:02). Marlins pitcher, and former Bison, Justin Shafer on Sahlen Field's transformation (2:03:19).

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.

Aug 11, 2020
Aug. 11: Elliotte Friedman, Avery Johnson, and the Blue Jays’ arrival in Buffalo with Ben Nicholson-Smith

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the New York Rangers winning the NHL Draft Lottery and the Raptors’ win over a Giannis-less Bucks team (3:15). Sportsnet’s Maria St. Aubin stops by for our weekly edition of Text Line Tuesday (29:49). Sportsnet NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman weighs in on the possibility of the Leafs moving William Nylander, Frederik Andersen’s future, and how the NHL free agent market will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (50:09). Avery Johnson, former NBA Coach of the Year and current CBS analyst, chimes in on Nick Nurse’s impressive coaching resume and Gregg Popovich’s future in San Antonio (1:14:50). Ben Nicholson-Smith, MLB Editor for Sportsnet and co-host of the At the Letters podcast, checks in to discuss the Blue Jays’ long-awaited arrival in Buffalo, Charlie Montoyo’s long-term future in Toronto, and the team’s ongoing offensive woes (1:39:57). 

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.

Aug 10, 2020
Aug. 10: Maple Leafs post-mortem with Justin Bourne and Steve Dangle

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Leafs’ Game 5 loss to the Blue Jackets and Toronto’s most pressing questions heading into the off-season (0:10). Justin Bourne stops by to discuss the Leafs’ disappointing playoff exit, Frederik Andersen’s future in Toronto, and the need to add depth on the blue line (49:02). Steve Dangle, host of the Steve Dangle Podcast and author of This Team is Ruining My Life, checks in to voice his frustrations about the Leafs’ 2019-20 season and the team’s glaring defensive deficiencies (1:57:54). 

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.

Aug 8, 2020
Aug. 8: Leafs return the favour and force Game 5

Ben and JD look back at the Maple Leafs' 4-3 overtime win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against the Blue Jackets. The guys discuss Columbus' start to the game up 3-0, Toronto's comeback in the third period, Leafs' fourth line and set up Game 5.

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.

Aug 7, 2020
Aug. 7: Antoine Walker, Dan Shulman, and the Leafs’ Game 3 collapse with Anthony Stewart

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Leafs’ heartbreaking 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets (0:12). Dan Shulman, Blue Jays play-by-play announcer for Sportsnet, weighs in on the Jays’ loss to the Braves on Thursday, Charlie Montoyo’s questionable decision-making, and the team’s offensive struggles (23:42). Anthony Stewart, former NHL forward and co-host of Hockey Central, chimes in on the Leafs’ inconsistent play, how the team can rebound in Game 4, and Sheldon Keefe’s management of his blue line (52:03). Sportsnet’s David Amber stops by to lament about the Leafs’ historic playoff failures and chat about Toronto’s efforts to stave off elimination in Game 4 (1:36:00). Antoine Walker, former NBA forward and current FS1 analyst, discusses Nick Nurse’s coaching prowess, the Raptors’ impressive start to their seeding schedule, and Kemba Walker’s lingering knee injury (2:01:52). 

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.