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
Oct. 17: MLB Postseason, Jumbo Joe to T.O. and Larry O.B. for the Lake Show
Oct 17, 2020
Oct 17, 2020
Oct. 17: MLB Postseason, Jumbo Joe to T.O. and Larry O.B. for the Lake Show

NHL Player agent Allan Walsh of Octagon weighs-in on the NHL free agent market including Joe Thornton signing in Toronto and comments on his client Marc-Andre Fleury's upcoming season in Vegas (8:57). Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders / ESPN looks ahead to Week 6's matchups (32:06). Off The Mound's Ryan Dempster breaks down the ALCS and NLCS and why he likes the Astros to advance to the World Series after being down 3-0 to Tampa Bay (49:07). U.S Women's Hockey captain Meghan Duggan looks back on the proudest moments of her career after announcing her retirement this past week (1:13:48). The Los Angeles Times' Dan Woike reflects on his time spent in the NBA's Orlando bubble, the Lakers' championship, and the Clippers disappointing result (1:35:33). For RBC Off The Tee, Ian Leggatt and Joey break down the field at this week's CJ Cup and the effect no fans has had on the golfers on tour (1:53:53)!

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.

Oct 10, 2020
Oct. 10: Van Halen Tribute, NHL Free Agent Spree & Triumph Off the Tee

Joey opens the show discussing his relationship with legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen who passed away this week at age 65. Sportsnet's Luke Fox weighs-in on the moves made around the league in NHL free agency (15:50). The Toronto Star's Doug Smith recaps Game 5 of the NBA Finals, an instant classic that saw the Heat extend the series (32:27). Cynthia Frelund of NFL Network looks ahead to the rest of Week 5's matchups, notably the Bills-Titans and Seahawks-Vikings (50:52). Mike Futa, former assistant GM of the Los Angeles Kings, shares his thoughts on the NHL draft and the picks made by the Canadian teams (1:13:06). Sportsnet's NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman updates Joey on the latest around free agency with Alex Pietrangelo, Tyler Toffoli, and Taylor Hall still unsigned (1:38:21). Triumph drummer Gil Moore joins Ian Leggatt and Joey on this week's RBC Off The Tee (1:52:50)!

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.

Oct 3, 2020
Oct. 3: Schenn's Stanley Cup Relief, Ryan Leaf, Blue Jays Views, Mackenzie Hughes

Blue Jays radio voice Mike Wilner recaps the Blue Jays season now that its come to an end, and looks ahead to the future of the team (10:07). NBA.com's Gilbert McGregor discusses The Finals with the Lakers now up 2-0 over the Heat (30:43). Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf joins Joey to open up about his road to recovery and talks about the quarterback play around the league, particularly Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson (49:33). The Ringer's John Gonzalez explains that NBA owners aren't exactly putting their money where their mouth is (1:14:38). Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman Luke Schenn talks about winning the Stanley Cup and keeping it in the family for at least one more year (1:33:50). Canadian golf star Mackenzie Hughes joins Ian Leggatt and Joey on this week's RBC Off The Tee! (1:53:02)

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.

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.