This week’s episode features TSN’s James Duthie. In addition to working as a host for TSN’s hockey coverage and a number of marquee sports events, he is the writer of “Beauties: Hockey’s Greatest Untold Stories” (and the host of its accompanying podcast). Duthie joins Julian and Tristan and talks about the book, plays a voice memo he received from a future Hall of Famer, and tells us his favourite moments from hosting TSN’s TradeCentre and Free Agent Frenzy coverage.
This week’s guest is Jose M. Romero of the Arizona Republic. He and Craig Harris were the two writers who wrote about Mitchell Miller, the Arizona Coyotes draft pick who had previously been convicted for bullying a mentally disabled Black teenager. Romero discusses how he came across the story, his thoughts on Miller showing no remorse, and what the Coyotes need to do to make this situation right.
This week’s episode of The Scrum Podcast features four-time Olympic champion and former Team Canada and Brampton Thunder forward Jayna Hefford to discuss Secret Deoderant’s $1 million dollar investment to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association.
The Scrum Podcast – Episode 93 – The Black Girl Hockey Club Wants You to Get Uncomfortable (ft. BGHC’s Renee Hess)
This week’s episode features Renee Hess, the executive director and founder of the Black Girl Hockey Club.
Renee discusses how she fell in love with the sport of hockey, her impressions of the NHL’s attempts at being more inclusive and diverse, and the Hockey Diversity Alliance.
This week, Julian and Tristan discuss the protest efforts of major sports leagues in light of a Black man, Jacob Blake, being shot seven times in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Julian and Tristan also focus on how late the NHL was in participating and if they’ve made up for it.
The Scrum Podcast – Episode 89 – The Montreal Sports Journalism Landscape featuring Max Van Houtte of 91.9 Sports
Van Houtte tells us what it’s like for Quebec francophones trying to enter the realm of sports journalism, how he ended up in radio, and why his hair is blonde
The Scrum Podcast – Episode 88 – The Edmonton Episode & Women’s Sports During the Pandemic (ft. Avry Lewis-McDougall)
This week’s episode features Avry Lewis-McDougall, who talks to Tristan and Julian about the latest over the Edmonton football team and the city hosting NHL hockey in the coming days. Julian and Tristan also discuss the lack of women’s sports available to Canadians during the pandemic.
The Scrum Podcast – Episode 87 – The Washington Football Team Name And Its Culture with Sam Fortier of The Washington Post
In this week’s episode, Julian and Tristan talk to Washington Post writer Sam Fortier about the latest developments surrounding the Washington Football team name’s potential change, as well as a bombshell report in the Post revealing 15 female employees alleging sexual harassment and verbal abuse from fellow employees.
The Scrum Podcast – Episode 86 – Kevin Raphael on NASCAR, Barstool, And the Greatest Canadian Athlete of All-Time
This week’s episode of The Scrum Podcast features TVA Sports’ Kevin Raphael who discusses his podcast Sans Restriction before jumping into a ton of topics ranging from NASCAR, Barstool Sports, and who should be in the conversation for the greatest Canadian athlete of all-time.
This week’s edition of The Scrum Podcast sees Julian and Tristan discuss the unfortunate back story of Canadian television show BodyBreak, TSN’s Kayla Grey being attacked on Twitter for her opinions by Tim McClure, concerns over sports resuming in Florida, and Colin Kaepernick.