Lead Off

Need a few laughs plus ammunition for your sports conversations around the office? Mike Zigomanis and Scott MacArthur are your teammates every morning. Lead Off your day the right way.

Listen live weekdays from 6:00 to 9:00 AM on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

Recent Episodes
May 26: May Madness champion is crowned
May 26, 2020
May 26, 2020
May 26: May Madness champion is crowned

Ziggy and Scott discuss the winner of the May Madness bracket. David Amber talks about the challenges of starting the NHL playoffs in July (1:17:44). John Gibbons tells stories from his time in Toronto (1:30:21). Then Christine Brennen explains why it is time to stop talking about Lance Armstrong (1:52:56).

 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.

May 25, 2020
May 25: Dream foursome

Ziggy and Scott discuss their dream golf foursomes. Stephen Brunt remembers just how good Roy Halladay was and the demons he battled (1:00:21). Jon Morosi talks about the likelihood of MLB returning this season (1:23:03). Toronto Councillor for Ward 10, Joe Cressey, discusses his disappointment seeing people not social distancing over the weekend (1:45:04). Then Dr. Vinita Dube explains how we could see a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the warm weather (1:53:10).

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

May 22, 2020
May 22: Leafs playoff matchups

Ziggy and Scott discuss the latest on the NHL’s return-to-play plan. Adam Stanley talks about what to expect from Round 2 of Tiger vs. Phil on Sunday (1:03:41). Elliotte Friedman breaks down how the NHLPA feels about the proposed 24-team playoff format (1:27:37). Then Jimmy Korderas remembers the day he was in the ring when Owen Hart tragically died (1:49:54).

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.

May 21, 2020
May 21: The Foul Four

Ziggy and Scott discuss the Foul Four in May Madness. Gord Stellick talks about how the Leafs would stack up in the new proposed playoff format (18:10). Andrew Raycroft breaks down why lower-seeded teams would have an advantage when the NHL returns (1:04:09). CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie explains the CFL’s plan for holding a season this year (1:26:58). Then Anthony Stewart and Justin Bourne pick their favourite arenas to play in (1:50:21).

May 20, 2020
May 20: Poison pizza?

Ziggy and Scott discuss more fallout from “The Last Dance”. Stephen Brunt talks about whether the USA or Canada is a better location for an NHL return (1:03:52). Brian Burke explains why the NHL is looking at a 24 team playoff format (1:24:31). Then Tim Leiper offers his opinion on the wage battle between MLB players and owners (1:50:00).

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.