Episode 20

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1st Feb 2021

Episode 20: Covid and Sports, Hate/Love

This episode provides a Superbowl preview, a rant on all the worst league decisions dealing with Covid, a hockey night in Canada recap, and the biggest NBA moments over the weekend.

Timestamps are approximate

Starting off with everything Max hates about Covid-19 and sports (02:04) from fake fan noises and coaches wearing masks to the Ovechkin suspension and toll on player mental health.

A little baseball talk with Nolan Arenado to the St Louis Cardinals (17:11)

Back to regularly scheduled programming the Football Fancave (18:46-33:17) first covers the trade between the Rams and Lions of Goff for Stafford (18:55) and then does the big superbowl preview (21:52) the matchups of Brady vs Mahomes, loaded offensive arsenals, and big moment defence!

NBA storylines (33:18-47:03) covers the big Westbrook and Lilliard comeback gamewinning 3s over the weekend (33:27), the Raps snap a 3 game losing streak (38:59), the Houston Rockets starting to improve (41:21) and the big Lakers Celtics game and the Smart injury (43:58)

Talkin' Hockey (47:04-01:02:25) recaps all the Saturday Hockey night in Canada games, starting with the McDavid led Oilers win over the leafs, then the Markstrum led Flames shut out the Habs (52:50) and finally the Canucks break a longtime losing streak in Winnipeg (56:04)

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The Sports NextDoor Podcast
Two Toronto boys who grew up next door to each other talking, playing and breathing sports, continuing to do just that. Tune in to hear analysis and reactions to the latest happenings in the NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, and more...
Sports NextDoor is a new hybrid sports show hosted by two Toronto boys who grew up born 8 months and 1 door apart. Both having a love of sports, each with their own specific interests with some overlap. Sports NextDoor brings the passionate expert breakdown and analysis of traditional sporting coverage through monologues as Max and Owen catch each other up on the world of their unique sports of interests. As well as the laid back chatcast style that has emerged in the last decade of podcasting, while going through the overlapping areas of interest in the week. With a wide variety of topics in the Sporting world covered every episode , there's almost guaranteed to be something for every sports fan.

Divided into regular sections: Baseball Bit, Football Fancave, Combat Corner, NBA Storylines and Talkin' Hockey. Follow this podcast for regular coverage of all the important matches and news that occur in these sports. Along with a special place in our hearts for all things Toronto, plus whatever catches our eye in the Boxing, Tennis and Soccer worlds.

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