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
July 4: Yankee Puck, Hall of Fame Struck, Nicknames Amok
Jul 4, 2020
Jul 4, 2020
July 4: Yankee Puck, Hall of Fame Struck, Nicknames Amok

Jeremy Roenick takes time out of his 4th of July weekend to discuss some of the most memorable moments of his playing NHL playing career, and representing the United States internationally (8:34). ESPN's Trey Wingo joins Joey to break down the latest NFL news; notably Washington being under fire and looking to change their team name (48:11). Sportsnet's Eric Smith looks ahead to the NBA schedule and the league's bubble plan with the Toronto Raptors already working out in Florida (1:11:51). Kevin Lowe looks back on his Hall of Fame career that included six Stanley Cup championships, and discusses Edmonton as an NHL hub city (1:33:55). Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for 'RBC Off The Tee' as the Rocket Mortgage Classic continues this weekend in Detroit. (1:59:41)

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. 

Jun 27, 2020
June 27: Hub cities, hockey fame, and fake race noose???

Edmonton Oilers President of Business Operations Tom Anselmi shares his thoughts on the NHL Draft lottery, and discusses Edmonton possibly being named as a hub city for the upcoming Stanley Cup Playoffs (4:02). NASCAR writer Andrew Lawrence joins Joey to discuss Bubba Wallace and NASCAR's investigation into the noose that was found in his garage at Talladega (23:00). Sportsnet's Tara Slone previews her new brand new show 'Top of Her Game' (42:17). Jarome Iginla discusses an emotional week after being told he will headline this year's Hockey Hall of Fame class, and looks back at his storied career (48:31). MLB Agent Rachel Luba discusses starting her own agency, having Trevor Bauer as a client, and the negotiations between the owners and players that mercifully came to an end (1:13:42). Golden Knights TV Host Daren Millard weighs-in on Las Vegas' chances at being named an NHL hub city, and how playoff teams now have a chance at the first overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft (1:33:42). LPGA Tour star Brooke Henderson joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for RBC Off The Tee! (1:57:40)

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. 

Jun 20, 2020
June 20: Hockey star, rock star, building blocks, and golf shots

Philadelphia Flyers forward and NHLPA representative James van Riemsdyk discusses becoming a new father and the NHL's return to play plan after some positive COVID-19 tests this week in Tampa Bay (7:17). Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment C.E.O. Scott O'Neil talks about navigating the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils throughout the pandemic and explains the importance of listening to his employees during these times (48:23). Actor, musician, and radio host Michael Des Barres looks back on his fascinating life and career from starring on MacGyver to overcoming addiction (1:13:23). Longtime MLSE executive Tom Pistore is overseeing the New York Islanders arena project and shares the latest details on its completion (1:35:14). RBC's EVP and CMO Mary DePaoli joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for RBC Off The Tee (1:56:15)!

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. 

Jun 13, 2020
June 13: The black sports and music experience, game 7 magic, and how to bounce back strong

Mark Fraser discusses his recent article on the Players Tribune and shares his experiences facing racism and social injustice (06:32). Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart talks about growing up in the Toronto music scene and previews tonight's episode of Budweiser Stage at Home (49:44). Bo Eason looks back at his career in the National Football League and reinventing himself as a playwright and actor (1:11:44). Carolina Hurricanes forward Justin Williams comments on the NHL's return to play plan (1:37:33). PGA of Canada CEO Kevin Thistle joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for RBC Off The Tee (1:58:03)!

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. 

Jun 6, 2020
June 6: A TV star, a Canadian music icon, and hockey all step up for human rights

David Boreanaz joins Joey to discuss his successful career, his current role on SEAL Team, and the current state of affairs in America (03:15). Former NHL player and current analyst Anson Carter shares a personal story about when he experienced racism firsthand, what he thought after seeing the video of George Floyd being killed, and how the league's biggest stars and leaders didn't hesitate to help when he reached out to them for support (34:16). Neil Smith looks back at building the 1994 Stanley Cup winning New York Rangers and his awful experience as GM of the New York Islanders (51:13). Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy shares his perspective on the ongoing protests in North America and previews tonight's episode of Budweiser Stage at Home (1:11:02). RBC Heritage Tournament Director Steve Wilmot joins Ian Leggatt and Joey for RBC Off the Tee (2:02:53)!