The Joey Vendetta Show

Joined by compelling guests from the sports and entertainment worlds, Joey Vendetta tackles Canada’s top stories of the week, tees-off on hot-button topics and throws in some sports-business discussion for good measure.

Listen live Saturdays from noon to 3:00 PM ET on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet 650.

Recent Episodes
Sept. 26: The Mayer of the NHL, Canadian Golf Chums, and Your Favourite Albums
Sep 26, 2020
Sep 26, 2020
Sept. 26: The Mayer of the NHL, Canadian Golf Chums, and Your Favourite Albums

Steve Mayer, the NHL's Chief Content Officer, discusses the success of the NHL hub cities and keeping a safe environment for the players (9:15). ESPN baseball analyst Tim Kurkjian weighs-in on the Toronto Blue Jays making the postseason (29:58). NFL insider Trey Wingo gets you ready for Week 3's marquee matchups, notably the Chiefs and Ravens on Monday Night Football (50:05). The Toronto Star's Doug Smith looks ahead to Masai Ujiri's future with the Toronto Raptors and what the offseason holds for the club (1:09:22). Former NHL veteran and analyst Jody Shelley shares his thoughts on the Stanley Cup Final and Game 4's ending (1:38:08). Canadian PGA Pro Adam Hadwin joins Joey and Ian Leggatt for RBC Off The Tee (1:54:42)!

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.

Sep 19, 2020
Sept. 19: The Cup, The Fox, and The Open

National hockey writer Michael Traikos discusses the latest news surrounding impending UFA blueliner Alex Pietrangelo and previews the Stanley Cup Final between Tampa Bay and Dallas (7:36). Adidas Canada President Michael Rossi talks about Terry Fox's legacy and looks ahead to this weekend's virtual run (28:40). Former Toronto Blue Jays all-star Ricky Romero joins Joey with his thoughts on the club's recent struggles that has seen them lose five straight games (48:21). NHL Network analyst Brian Lawton looks back on his time as Tampa Bay Lightning GM and drafting both Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman (1:34:08). Tristan Mullally joins Joey and Ian Leggatt, and the guys discuss the U.S. Open at Winged Foot in this week's RBC Off The Tee (1:51:55)!

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.

Sep 12, 2020
Sept. 12: Two-Time Cup Winner, Canuck Pitcher, Turtleneck Fashion, Hip Golf Passion

Joey opens the show addressing Skip Bayless' comments on Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott and depression. Two-time Stanley Cup Champion Kris Versteeg goes in-depth on the Stanley Cup Playoffs and talks about Matt Martin's importance to the Islanders and playing in the Toronto fishbowl (9:52). Raptors play by play voice Matt Devlin looks back on Toronto's tough game 7 loss to the Celtics and looks ahead to what the team could look like next season (29:33). World Series Champion and MLB analyst Ryan Dempster gives his opinion on the Toronto Blue Jays and shares his fondest memories of the game as a player (50:06). Sportsnet's Luke Fox continues the Stanley Cup Playoffs discussion and mentions how Dallas' Alexander Rudulov has grown as a player (1:15:52). CBS Sports' NFL insider Jason La Canfora looks ahead to Sunday's week one matchups, notably Tampa Bay / New Orleans with Brady vs. Brees, and Cowboys vs. Rams on Sunday Night Football (1:36:35). The Tragically Hip guitarist and avid golfer Paul Langlois joins Joey and Ian Leggatt for this week's RBC Off The Tee (1:53:13)!

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.

Sep 5, 2020
Sept. 5: Chris Cuthbert on NHL, Jon Morosi on MLB, Freddie Mercury greatest showman (?) and an NBA Showdown

Joey celebrates Freddie Mercury's birthday throughout the show by discussing the greatest lead singers in music history and taking your texts! Chris Cuthbert of the NHL on Sportsnet makes his first visit to the program to discuss the latest in the Stanley Cup Playoffs; notably last night's pair of game sevens won by Dallas and Vegas (07:29). Jon Morosi talks about the Dodgers hot season and focuses on the Blue Jays moves at the trade deadline and their recent baserunning blunders on-the-field (29:46). Yahoo! Sports' Ryan Young discusses the latest turmoil and investigation surrounding the NFL's Washington Football team (51:34). NBA.com's Gilbert McGregor previews Game 4 between the Raptors and Celtics following OG Anunoby's heroics in game 3 and chimes in on the Nets decision to hire Steve Nash as their new Head Coach (1:12:33). NFL kick off is next week and Joey welcomes one of the best in the business, Trey Wingo, to preview the 2020 season (1:36:40). Canadian Taylor Pendrith discusses his time on the Korn Ferry Tour with Joey and Ian Leggatt for RBC Off The Tee! (1:50:25)

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.

Aug 29, 2020
Aug. 29: Human Condition, Puck Rendition, and Golf Permission

Joey opens the show to weigh-in on the past week's player strikes led by the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks and followed by players from the other leagues. Arkells lead singer and sports fan Max Kerman discusses why he's inspired by the athletes using their platform, his friendship with Nick Nurse, and the band's new record Campfire Chords ahead of their Budweiser Stage at Home special (30:00). Former Avalanche, Leafs, and Bruins defenceman John-Michael Liles weighs-in on the Stanley Cup Playoffs and re-visits the Tyson Barrie-Nazem Kadri swap (51:59). Blue Jays radio voice Mike Wilner recaps last night's walk-off victory versus the Orioles and wonders what could come next trade-wise after already bringing in SP Taijuan Walker this week from the Mariners (1:12:10). Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post joins Joey to continue the conversation from the start of the show on athletes using their platform to plead for justice (1:37:33). Professional golf coach Ralph Bauer joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for RBC Off The Tee (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.