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
Nov. 28: A New Ballpark, Maradona's Legacy, Off the Tee Finale
Nov 28, 2020
Nov 28, 2020
Nov. 28: A New Ballpark, Maradona's Legacy, Off the Tee Finale

Joey opens the show with his thoughts on the future of the Toronto Blue Jays stadium and its surrounding sites. Former NFL linebacker and current host/analyst James Laurinaitis previews the rest of Week 12's games, and talks about the Steelers/Ravens game being postponed once again due to COVID-19 concerns (29:20). Former NHL defenceman Sheldon Souray gives Joey a call and opens up about his life post-career (49:28). Alexi Lalas joins the show to discuss the life and legacy of Diego Maradona who passed away this week at age 60 (1:12:46). Sportsnet MLB columnist Shi Davidi discusses the future of the Blue Jays ballpark and the latest on the team's pursuit of free agents (1:37:15). With the golf season wrapping up, Ian Leggatt joins Joey for the year's final edition of RBC Off the Tee! (1:55:21)

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.

Nov 21, 2020
Nov. 21: Raptors, Roughians and Rush

Postmedia NFL columnist John Kryk looks ahead to the remaining games in Week 11 including if the Steelers can stay undefeated and if the Patriots can claw back to a .500 record (7:18). Sportsnet's Luke Fox comments on when the next NHL season will start, and reacts to the breaking news of the Toronto Raptors re-signing Fred VanVleet (33:18). Joey catches up with his pal Nick Kypreos, the author of Undrafted: Hockey, Family, and What It Takes to Be a Pro (49:41). Doug Smith of the Toronto Star discusses Fred vanVleet's new four-year contract with the Raptors and what led to the organization choosing Tampa Bay as their temporary home (1:14:17). Kenny Jacoby of USA Today, talks about his investigative report on LSU's mishandling of assault cases connected to its athletes (1:35:40). Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Alex Lifeson of Rush, joins Joey and Ian Leggatt for RBC Off the Tee (1:51:17)!

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.

Nov 14, 2020
Nov. 14: Ng Makes History, Paying Fred & Masters Weekend

NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala discusses the 8-0 Pittsburgh Steelers, Bills vs. Cardinals, and more ahead of NFL Sunday (9:09). NBA.com's Gilbert McGregor discusses the NBA hot-stove, specifically the market for free agent point guard Fred vanVleet (31:06). NHL Network's Brian Lawton looks ahead to the 2020-21 season: the precautions the league is taking and the potential start date (50:07). Former MLB Closer and current radio host Brad Lidge talks about the Miami Marlins hiring Kim Ng as their new GM and dynamic shortstop Francisco Lindor being available via trade (1:15:09). Legendary news anchor Peter Mansbridge joins Joey and Ian Leggatt for an extended Masters edition of RBC Off the Tee! (1:31:09)

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.

Nov 7, 2020
Nov. 7: NHL, NFL, MLS, Is COVID Sweden a Meatball Mess?

Longtime NHL forward Martin Havlat discusses spending his year between Europe and Florida, his time breaking into the league with the Ottawa Senators, and the best players he's played with and against (7:10). Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith addresses the MLB rumour mill and who the Blue Jays will have interest in (28:30). Lindsay Rhodes of The NFL Rhodes Show looks ahead to Week 9's games, particularly Sunday night's matchup between the Buccanneers and Saints where Antonio Brown return to the field (48:36). Toronto FC Head Coach Greg Vanney joins the show ahead of his club's next match against the New York Red Bulls (1:13:15). Defenceman Frankie Corrado looks back at his time in the NHL with Vancouver and Toronto, and discusses continuing his career in Sweden with MODO during the pandemic (1:34:46). PGA Tour Chief Tournaments & Competitions Officer Andy Pazder ("The Paz") joins Ian Leggatt and Joey on RBC Off The Tee (1:52:16)!

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 31, 2020
Oct. 31: Happy Halloween, Wingo NFL Talk, What's Up Doc?

Stanley Cup champion Trevor Daley discusses life in retirement and his new front office role with the Pittsburgh Penguins (8:43). National Post sports columnist Scott Stinson discusses the Los Angeles Dodgers World Series victory and its odd ending due to Justin Turner's COVID-19 diagnosis (30:50). NFL analyst Trey Wingo looks ahead to Sunday's matchups in Week 8, shares why the Buccanneers are for real, and the Steelers success drafting wide receivers (49:06). Legendary play by play voice Mike "Doc" Emrick looks back at his storied career and his favourite moments in hockey history (1:10:33). Doug Smith of the Toronto Star comments on when the NBA season will start, the allegations surrounding Raptors' guard Terence Davis, and if the Raptors will play home games in Toronto or somewhere else when the season tips off (1:35:11). Canadian rocker Tom Cochrane joins Ian Leggatt and Joey on RBC Off The Tee (1:51:23)!

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.