Inspired by Tony Romo’s recent run of success as an NFL broadcaster, the fellas jump into a conversation about the art of broadcasting and colour commentary. From Bob Cole to Jack Armstrong, legends of the mic are this episodes focus.Continue reading
With some help from the community of Bar89 listeners, the lads discuss some of the rule changes they’d like to see in sports today. Some are practical while others are practically insane. Shout outs to Michael McLeod, Cliff Tindall and Peck Puleghini, thanks for your great ideas! Continue reading
With the increase in resting star athletes over the last few years, Ryan leads a conversation with Steve and Dan about how much times have changed, whether this is good for teams or fans and how we may never see the likes of Cal Ripken Jr. again. Continue reading
Dan and Steve sit down for a chat with legendary Sportsnet host Ken Reid to discuss his newest book Hockey Card Stories 2. From favourite goalie masks to coolest interviews, Ken delves into the world of hockey card nerdom. Continue reading
With the recent injury to Atlanta Braves up-and-coming superstar Ronald Acuña Jr. from being thrown at by Jose Urena, Steve leads Dan and Ryan through a chat about cheap shots in sports, supposed codes, and what really defines a ‘sucker punch’ in today’s era of professional sports.
With what seems to be an unending epidemic of athletes behaving badly then getting second chances, Steve and Ryan discuss whether the punishments fit the crime, and whether the current state of professional sports should smarten up with how they handle serious issues.