The FAN Drive Time

Ben Ennis and Stephen Brunt run down the biggest stories of the day in sports. Airing live on Sportsnet 590 The FAN weekdays from 5pm-7pm ET.

Recent Episodes
Joe Carter Re-Lives His Historic Home Run with Ben and Stephen
Oct 21, 2021
Oct 21, 2021
Joe Carter Re-Lives His Historic Home Run with Ben and Stephen

MLB Network's Adnan Virk discusses how a Braves potential series win over the Dodgers tonight will be one of the top two upsets in MLB history (3:03). Later, Michael Grange breaks down the Raptors start to the season and how they almost can’t possibly play worse in Game 2 (21:07). Finally, Joe Carter takes us through his 1993 home run to win the World Series and how he wants to remain the only player to walk off and win while trailing (35:16).

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

Oct 21, 2021
Raptors Drop The Season Opener

Ben Ennis and Stephen Brunt break down the Raptors' season opening loss to the Washington Wizards at Scotiabank Arena, including the much-anticipated debut of fourth overall draft pick Scottie Barnes. Afterwards, they chat with TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie about the Montreal Canadiens being a winless mess to start the season, and what happens to Marc Bergevin going forward (29:47).

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

Oct 20, 2021
New Season, New Raptors Analyst & Live From the NLCS

Sportsnet's Arash Madani checks in from Los Angeles, where the Bellinger's game-tying homerun last night literally shook the stadium, and discusses the mismanaging of bullpens in the NLCS so far and Alex Anthopoulos' redemption story with Atlanta (04:54). Finally, Sportsnet's newest Raptors analyst and former player & coach Amy Audibert, helps Ben and Stephen kick off the season for the Raptors and describes the culture of winning that persists even amidst a rebuild (31:06).

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

Oct 20, 2021
Simmons for Kyrie? Frank Isola Thinks it’s Possible

Ben Ennis and Stephen Brunt open up this edition of The Fan Drive Time by chatting about the 2021-22 Raptors' season kicking off tonight and why plenty seats are still available at Scotiabank Arena (01:24). Then, the guys dive into the questionable plate umpiring in Tuesday's ALCS action and why knowing an umpire's name is never a good sign (22:04). Later, Frank Isola from SXM Radio, ESPN and Nets coverage on YES, looks back at his trip to Milwaukee for the first game of the NBA season and why he feels the Nets are more than happy to play without Kyrie Irving (30:06).

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

Oct 19, 2021
The ALCS Continues & The NBA Returns

Dan Shulman joins Ben Ennis and Stephen Brunt from Fenway where the Astros and Red Sox are the most aggressive teams when looking for an "edge" (0:33). Later, The Star's Doug Smith discusses the NBA tipping off tonight, how the Sixers blew it by not trading Simmons earlier and why the Nets are just fine without Kyrie Irving (27:44).

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